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  • Billy Idol and 'The Powerpuff Girls' return

    "WHAT MAKES a work literature, and who gets to decide?" That is the question posited in Evgenia Peretz's big Vanity Fair take-out (take down?) of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donna Tartt and her remarkably successful, massive and controversial novel...
  • CNN's New Primetime Lineup Off to a Slow Ratings Start

    It's only one day, but CNN's new primetime lineup is off to a soft ratings start, as Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" on Monday finished well behind programming on competitors Fox News and MSNBC. CNN canceled former 9 p.m. series "Piers Morgan Live"...
  • How Conservatives Dominate TV/Radio Talk Game

    In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama garnered almost 69% of the vote in Los Angeles County, vs. 29% for Mitt Romney. Yet beginning Jan. 1, the U.S.' second-largest media market lacks a dedicated progressive talkradio station, as KTLK-AM...
  • Rand Paul, angry over plagiarism charges, wants to sword fight

    One measure of a savvy politician is how he handles his mistakes. Expressing nostalgia for the days when one could shoot or stab a critic is not a great PR move. Rand Paul, the Republican U.S. senator from Kentucky who has been accused of serial...
  • Megyn Kelly: Election-night ratings crown her queen of cable news

    Election night was very good for Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly. The host of "The Kelly File" rounded up 2.9 million total viewers during her 9 p.m. Eastern time slot, according to Nielsen. That was around the time Fox and other news organizations...
  • Fox News Victorious in Election Night Coverage, CNN Not Even Close

    Tuesday night's big election news may have been Bill de Blasio's landslide New York City mayoral win, but Fox News Channel also took home a big prize, beating out news cablers CNN and MSNBC in both total viewers and the 25-54 demo. According to Nielsen,...
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Expand Social Security!

    We've been making the case for years that the proper approach to Social Security is to expand it -- increase benefits and bring more people into its embrace, including college-age survivors of deceased workers. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has now made...
  • Female Viewers Flock to Piers Morgan, Anderson Cooper

    Piers Morgan's CNN program isn't the most watched among the nation's three big cable-news outlets, but it does have something many of the primetime shows in this niche don't: a greater concentration of female viewers. "Piers Morgan Live" has an...
  • Fox News' Megyn Kelly Trumps Piers Morgan, Rachel Maddow

    The Fox News Channel primetime lineup has long won more viewers than programming offered by its cable-news competitors, but the network's "The Kelly File" is doing something extraordinary. The 9 p.m. program, anchored by Megyn Kelly, delivered an average...
  • Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC In Cable-News Outlet's Second Recent Controversy

    Daytime host Martin Bashir has resigned from MSNBC in the wake of controversial comments he made about Sarah Palin, the former candidate for vice president and popular conservative pundit. The anchor's departure marks the second recent imbroglio for the...
  • Don Lemon Has Choppy Launch In CNN's 11 PM Slot

    CNN's popular host Don Lemon is experiencing a little turbulence during his early days as host of the network's 11 p.m. trial balloon, "11th Hour." In other words, his ratings are up and down. An average of 213,000 viewers watched Lemon's debut...