NBC’s Peacock streaming service and its sister cable television channel MSNBC announced recently that it canceling “The Mehdi Hasan Show.”
The show was spearheaded by the experienced Indian American journalist Mehdi Hasan. On X, formerly known as Twitter, Hasan said the show would run for the next few weeks before officially ending in January.
“Thank you all for watching over the past 3 years. Going forward at @MSNBC, I’ll serve as a guest anchor across prime shows and beyond, & as an on-air political analyst,” Hasan wrote.
Semafor media reporter Max Tani tweeted that MSNBC plans to extend Ayman Mohyeldin’s show to two hours and start a new weekend panel show.
In recent weeks, Hasan has criticized Israel’s continued assault on Gaza which has killed thousands of Palestinians, many of whom are children. He was one of three Muslim broadcasters quietly removed their anchor’s chairs after the October 7 Hamas attacks in Israel.
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