MSNBC is axing correspondent Dan Abrams' legal news show, and the network relegated the
boyish anchor to daytime hosting duties.
The Abrams Report, which aired at 5 p.m., had been pre-empted by war
coverage and will not return, an MSNBC spokesman said.
MSNBC has been enjoying big ratings gains from its war coverage.
For the week of April 7 through 11, the network grabbed a 1.5 prime-time average, up from a typical 0.4 before the war.
Fox News Channel, which turned in a 3.8 average, and Cable News Network, with a 2.6, were still
comfortably out in front.