Hugh Hewitt lands his own MSNBC show
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Conservative radio show host Hugh Hewitt will helm his own live weekly news program on MSNBC beginning this Saturday, per TVNewser.
Hewitt's show will air on Saturdays at 8 am. MSNBC will also be expanding their nightly live weekend coverage by two hours until 9 pm with programming anchored by Thomas Roberts.
Why it matters: MSNBC has seen a big boost in its ratings under the Trump administration — with wins for weeknight hosts Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O'Donnell — so they're aggressively expanding their coverage, including bringing in hosts like Hewitt from across the political spectrum, to build on that success.