Rachel Maddow plans to return from her MSNBC break on April 11th.
Maddo has been absent from his nightly Rachel Maddo show since the beginning of February, when he said he was taking a break to work on a film version of her. Bag Man Podcasts and other projects. “Eventually my future may come to a halt again at some point, but for now we’re taking it one step at a time,” he said.
Maddox signed a multi-year deal with NBCUniversal and MSNBC last year, but there are reports that he plans to postpone his nightly schedule. Nothing has been officially announced, but it will leave a big gap in the network’s primetime schedule.
Maddox is the most watched personality on the network, and his show ratings have dropped with the admission of hosts. In the first quarter, Rachel Maddo Show 1.84 million visitors, compared to 3.6 million in the same period in 2021.
Maddox told viewers in February that “you can say I’m nervous about all this, it’s a change in my life, but it’s all for the better.”
Maddo returned to the host on February 24 Rachel Maddo Show To cover the breaking news of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and the day before President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address was held on February 28. The next night he joined Joy Reed and Nicole Wallace for coverage of Biden’s speech.