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  • Keith Olbermann returning to ESPN for nightly show

    Ever-combative TV host Keith Olbermann has a new show. Again.  The politically opinionated, mercurial broadcaster, notorious for fighting with bosses, is returning to his sports roots with a nightly talk show on ESPN2. The show, dubbed "Olbermann,"...
  • Keith Olbermann returning to ESPN2 in August

     
    Keith Olbermann returns to ESPN with a late-night program, Olbermann, premiering Aug. 26 and airing weeknights on ESPN2 at 11pm ET. Upstaging the news that hell has frozen over is the official word from ESPN that Keith Olbermann is returning to the ESPN...
  • Stats whiz Nate Silver moving to ESPN from New York Times

    Stats whiz Nate Silver moving to ESPN from New York Times
    Nate Silver, the statistician/blogger whose profile rose considerably during the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, is leaving the New York Times for a job at ESPN that will return him, in part, to his sports roots.  Silver's blog FiveThirtyEight...
  • Al Jazeera America promises something revolutionary: solid TV journalism

    Al Jazeera America promises something revolutionary: solid TV journalism
    Can a TV news channel based in Qatar really be good for America? That's the $500 million question as Al Jazeera America prepares to launch this month in 50 million U.S. homes. The build-up, which has included hiring more than 400 journalists led by...
  • Al Gore, still energized

    Al Gore, still energized
    Al Gore hails from Tennessee, but when he comes to California next week, he'll be coming back to his spiritual home. In 2000, Californians gave him a double-digit lead — 1.3 million votes — over George W. Bush for president. His documentary,...
  • 'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV

    'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV
    Cenk Uygur, the host of the Current TV political talk show “The Young Turks,” is losing his cable news and opinion show after less than two years on the air. But the progressive-leaning commentator is betting he can continue to build his...
  • Al Jazeera America launches Aug. 20

     
    “We are not just ready, we're more than ready,” said Ehab Al Shihabi, CEO of Al Jazeera America, on a conference call with reporters last week to discuss the launch of the new network on Aug. 20 at 3pm ET (the first program aired will be...
  • Al Jazeera America opens strong onscreen Tuesday

    Al Jazeera America opens strong onscreen Tuesday
    The heart of Al Jazeera America’s prime-time lineup is an attractive one if you are looking for news, context and a fresh visual perspective on U.S. and world events. At least that’s the way it looked premiere night Tuesday as the Qatar-...
  • Al Jazeera America Takes Legal Action Against AT&T

    On the day of its debut, Al Jazeera America filed suit against AT&T's U-verse after the telco dropped the upstart news channel. In a statement, Al Jazeera America said that it "made a decision to seek judicial intervention in its dispute with AT&T....
  • Al Jazeera America's debut underwhelms television critics

    The early reviews are in for the first day of programming on Al Jazeera America. If there's a consensus, it's that the new network, which has pitched for months itself as an unbiased alternative to opinionated and sensationalized cable news shows in the...
  • Critic's Notebook: Al Jazeera goes all American

    You have to give Al Jazeera America major points for chutzpah. In the face of fears that its parent company is essentially anti-America, it launched its new network with a tear-down of the American television news media. Its Tuesday premiere on the...