I am wondering what Hoagland will do with his coverage. Will it be on Coast or on Dark Matter. I'm not sure. Perhaps Hoagland blew his chances at hosting Coast after trying to railroad Noory live on air into extending his airtime by a full hour. Although Noory shot him down nicely you have to stand back in awe at the arrogance of the man. Hoagland genuinely seems to believe he has something to contribute to science. Even though he has contributed about as much as Yogi Bear.
I envisage a world record breaking name-drop-a-thon. With all the usual suspects. Sagan, Clarke, Kaku, de Grasse Tyson, Dolan, Farrell, and of course Cronkite. Recently Hoagland has started referring to Neil de Grasse Tyson, and Michio Kaku as "my professional colleagues." That is a disgracefully misleading statement given that Hoagland has neither met nor worked with either of them.
Noory had Dr Joseph Farrell on Coast recently in a show Hoagland was appearing on. I almost threw up as Hoagland went into brown nose vacuum mode. Farrell had dumped Hoagland back in 2011 after being conned into appearing at a Camelot streamfest which quickly turned into the "The Hoagland and Elenin dog and pony show." Dr Farrell simply made his excuses and got up and left after an hour or so. Clearly disgusted he then responded to a reader on his blog who had asked if Farrell was now planning on keeping a distance from Hoagland and his particular brand of woo. Dr Farrell responded by saying "Trust me I'm distanced." He then stated that he felt like Hoagland had stabbed him in the back.
Anyone remember the Elenin fiasco. It cost Hoagland dearly.