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MSNBC Inks New Deal With Rachel Maddow

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MSNBC has signed primetime host Rachel Maddow to a new multi-year contract, network president Phil Griffin confirmed at the Television Critics' Association press tour in Los Angles.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Maddow said the new contract is essentially the same as her previous one.
Maddow said her current contract was not set to expire this year, but she took the chance to renegotiate before the upcoming election year.

Also not included in the new contract is a role for Maddow on NBC News' upcoming primetime newsmagazine, with Maddow saying she hasn't had any conversations about contributing to the Brian Williams-hosted hour.

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