"She targets her questions specifically to every guest," Griffin said. "She's not looking for approval of her ideas, but she's trying to draw out the information that she thinks best serves the discussion they're having. That's a really unique quality and makes her show different from all the others."
"The audience has found somebody that they have confidence in, somebody that's not scripted or prescriptive but reports on the events of the day," said Phil Griffin, MSNBC president. "It's about this period, this era, that's extraordinary. But Nicolle would succeed in any era."