In a year of highs and lows, and plenty of circus like atmosphere and drama, two of the biggest pleasant surprises for MSNBC in 2010 were the late blooming success of The Ed Show, and the immediate success of The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell. Let's take a look at two of MSNBC's bright spots for the year.
It looks like MSNBC has a big hit on their hands with Lawrence O'Donnell's 10 PM program The Last Word. Not only is his audience growing, but on Tuesday, he did something unheard of for new show on MSNBC. He broke into the Olbermann/Maddow rare air of having over 1 million total viewers.