Ronan Farrow Makes His Post-Hire MSNBC Debut; Talks Sinatra Paternity Revelation (Video)

Ronan Farrow Makes His Post-Hire MSNBC Debut; Talks Sinatra Paternity Revelation (Video)

The network's new host stopped by “Morning Joe” to talk about the Affordable Care Act website

Ronan Farrow's MSNBC show will premiere next year, but he's getting some practice in the meantime appearing across the channel. First up was “Morning Joe,” where he had to try to get a word in between the show's hosts. Not an easy task, as they spend most of the show talking over each other.

Farrow met the challenge, getting in his talking points (he thinks the ACA website is awful and Obama's phone call sign up solution won't lure in the healthy young people ACA needs and blames the opaque government contract bidding process for it) while Mika Brzezinski whipped out her cell phone to try calling the ACA hotline and Joe Scarborough talked about how he's “dying inside.”

Also read: Ronan Farrow to Host New MSNBC Show

He also talked about his new show, but didn't get to say much.

“I am so excited, we've got some really cool ideas for the show and, you know, it's got to pass muster with this crowd right here, otherwise I'm going to be hazed — ” and then Brzezinski talked over him.

Scarborough asked when we can expect to Farrow's show to premiere.

“January. Stay tuned!” Farrow said.

Also read: Mia Farrow Says Son With Woody Allen ‘Possibly’ Fathered by Frank Sinatra

Farrow's been making the media rounds lately — at a Monday benefit auction, he spoke with reporters who asked about that Story about his possible Frank Sinatra parentage, sparked by comments his mother made in a recent Vanity Fair interview.

“I’m fairly … I mean, I appreciate how hilarious it is,” Farrow told New York Magazine. “I mean, it’s a ridiculous situation. That said, I’m pretty unfazed by it in substance, because it’s been out there both publicly and privately for so long.”

“Look, I grew up in a family with ten adopted siblings, so you know, if anything, I consider it an insult to them to obsess too much over the question of genetic provenance.”

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  • astroguy54

    I think it's fairly obvious whose DNA he has on the paternal side.

  • NEPA

    OMG he looks just like Frank when he was this age…

  • star9000

    almost eerie resemblance to Frank. wow.

  • nat

    never realized Mia Farrow was a great actress. She did a great job brainwashing her son. As much a Mia hated Woody – she did a disservice to her kid by this story.

  • David Ehrenstein

    He sounds just like his father — Woody.

  • cwon1

    He's a loser, predestined from the horrible life and value systems around him. It's sad but he is a little hate machine already.