CNN fails to snag MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, as ratings-challenged, all-male primetime lineup continues

Maddow “fielded interest from CNN” before deciding at remain at MSNBC, according to the Wall Street Journal. Axios also reported CNN was among her suitors.

The left-wing network st ar extended her contract with MSNBC and NBCUniversal, singing a new multi-year agreement on Friday that will allow her to develop other projects in partnership with the company while she continues to host “The Rachel Maddow Show.” The news was first reported by former NBC News media reporter Claire Atkinson for Business Insider and has since been confirmed to Fox News by a person familiar with the matter. 

Rachel Maddow could have helped solve two of CNN’s most embarrassing issues, as it’s the only relevant cable news network without a female primetime host and it also struggles to attract viewers. (Getty Images)

Rachel Maddow could have helped solve two of CNN’s most embarrassing issues, as it’s the only relevant cable news network without a female primetime host and it also struggles to attract viewers. (Getty Images)

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