Remember when Ed Schultz was threatening to take down giants like Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly, and Fox News? Well, times have changed, and Schultz has found his career in a downward spiral for quite some time. The Ed Show on MSNBC has been a disaster – with abysmal ratings and a bizarre move that had Schultz demoted from weekdays to weekends only to move back to weekdays. But Schultz announced another blow on Wednesday – he will no longer be hosting his long-running syndicated radio show.
As Mediaite reported, Schultz will be hosting an online-only broadcast hosted on his website, WeGotEd.com. The digital broadcast will be just one hour (instead of three) and will go into effect next Tuesday.
Schultz announced the move on his MSNBC show Wednesday, and he painted the move as a positive step. “Really this change will give me more flexibility to be on the road to do the kind of shows I want to do here for The Ed Show on MSNBC,” he said. “This is on me, you know. I just don’t want to do a three-hour talk show anymore.”
Needless to say, Pat and Stu had a bit of fun with ‘Douche Hall of Fame’ member Schultz’s latest career move: