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The Rachel Maddow Show is, unsurprisingly, a news show on MSNBC hosted by Rachel Maddow, formerly of Air America fame, airing on weekdays at 9PM EST. The show is, like many of its type, a blend of news stories and commentary, in this case with a self-admitted left-wing bias. Unlike her former peer, Keith Olbermann, and many other pundits out there, she is known for her calm demeanor and even-keeled manner, which has earned her a sizable Fandom. She is the first American news commentator who is openly gay.
The Rachel Maddow Show has examples of the following tropes: