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Programs hosted by Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid are being pulled as of March 2. Thomas Roberts, currently the anchor for the early morning news program "Way Too Early," will take over with a two-hour news-focused block from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET.
Farrow, the 27-year-old son of Mia Farrow and
That didn't happen as his ratings, along with Reid, were often the lowest of the entire day for
Farrow will remain with MSNBC, specializing in interviews and working as a special corresondent who appears on programs across the network.
Executives inside the network were said to be impressed with his reporting from Paris in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Charlie Hebdo.
In addition to doing interviews and specials, he will also work with the NBC News investigative unit, according to an MSNBC representative.
Reid will also remain with MSNBC as a national correspondent, contributing to various programs and to the channel's digital platforms.
With Roberts, MSNBC is making a commitment to covering more breaking news during the day. Unlike Farrow or Reid, Roberts is an experienced news anchor who handles developing stories without a script.