And now he’s likely getting his own show on MSNBC , despite little TV experience.
But regardless of who his father is , showbiz is still in the kid’s genes and MSNBC president Phil Griffin is willing to take a chance on him.
“Griffin has shown a willingness to take chances with less seasoned TV news practitioners,” notes The Hollywood Reporter . “He added Al Sharpton to the lineup in 2011 and on Oct. 11,  Alec Baldwin premieres his Friday night interview program  ‘Up Late With Alec Baldwin.’ And sources say he has been in discussions with Farrow for some time.”
Sources tell THR Ronan will “likely be joining the progressive network’s weekend lineup.”
Considering MSNBC has been beating CNN in ratings, this could be a good move for the outspoken Farrow.

U.S. — There is a “non-negligible risk” that the White House and Congress will fail to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling, with there being a technical default. But even if the U.S. passes the deadline for the deal there is a “very low probability of a default on Treasuries.” There are two other big issues that have emerged between President Obama and Congress: President Obama’s decision to seek congressional support for a military strike on Syria, and the election of Fed chair. Middle East and North Africa (MENA) — The Sunni-Shia tensions in the Middle East likely to increase it is likely that markets will demand “an additional perceived political risk premium on oil into 2014.” Meanwhile, the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme (E3+3, which refers to the combined diplomatic effort of the EU 3, namely France, Germany, and the UK, along with China, the U.S., and Russia) are set to pick up again on October 15 – 16 which is “encouraging.” EU – Germany won’t have “fully functioning governance” for a few weeks and this could complicate the Troika’s (the European Commission, the IMF, and the ECB.) review of Greece, and the constitutional court’s ruling on the ECB’s Outright Market Transactions (OMT) programme.

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“In a government shutdown, Social Security checks still go out on time. In an economic shutdown — if we don’t raise the debt ceiling — they don’t go out on time,” Obama said. “In a government shutdown, disability benefits still arrive on time. In an economic shutdown, they don’t.” Earlier on Thursday, the Treasury Department warned in a big report that breaching the debt ceiling could inflict economic calamity “more severe than any seen since the Great Depression.”  “The United States has never defaulted on its obligations, and the U.S. dollar and Treasury securities are at the center of the international financial system,” the report said.