| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith is mixing old-school shoe-leather reporting with new-age social-media monitoring techniques to suss out possible stories while on the ground in Ukraine.
The Fox News veteran left for the troubled region after doing...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Several broadcast outlets broke into regularly scheduled programming around 10 a.m. eastern to relay the latest - and seemingly final - details on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight that has captivated so many around the world.
The details announced...
| Nov 29, 2013
George Zimmerman was acquitted at his racially charged murder trial in July. He won but at a very steep cost.
Two months ago, he received a $2.5 million bill from his two lead attorneys, Mark O'Mara and Don West.
They had kept track of the time they...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:08 PM
It appears that Alec Baldwin's career as a TV talk-show host is over, at least for the time being. MSNBC and Baldwin on Tuesday released a joint statement confirming that "Up Late With Alec Baldwin" had been canceled.
"We are jointly confirming that 'Up...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Anderson Cooper is apparently not done being embarrassed on live TV, because the CNN anchor is teaming up with comedian Kathy Griffin once again to host CNN's New Year's Eve coverage from Times Square.
This is the seventh straight year for Cooper and...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:30 PM
In daytime television, black is the new black.
Television programmers, in their search for the next big thing, have found that charismatic African American entertainers are potent magnets who attract mainstream and ethnically diverse audiences.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:37 PM
OK, the big news out of Piers Morgan's "My Life and Other Celebrities" column for the Daily Mail is that Sean Penn and Charlize Theron really are dating — a detail Penn confirmed to the CNN host at his Haiti fundraiser, held the night before the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Five years after Natasha Richardson was fatally injured during a ski trip, Liam Neeson admits that the experience of his wife's death at age 45 "was never real. It still kind of isn't."
Talking to Anderson Cooper on "60 Minutes," the 61-year-old actor...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alec Baldwin says he's leaving public life, delivering that news in a very public way with a lengthy missive in Monday's New York magazine.
"I’m aware that it’s ironic that I’m making this case in the media — but this is the last...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Here's some news about the coverage of news: Even as CNN has announced a new anchor for its venerable media-affairs program "Reliable Sources," Fox News Channel is carving out new audience for its own take on the format, "MediaBuzz."
The 21st Century...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
While Erin Burnett takes scheduled time off for maternity leave in December and January, CNN will use her absence to give more prominent airtime to two other anchors, while experimenting elsewhere on the schedule.
The Time Warner-owned cable-news...