| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Strong interest in the George Zimmerman trial and improved performances for shows including "Anderson Cooper 360," CNN is enjoying a ratings surge this summer -- and has virtually caught up with or surpassed MSNBC in key categories.
Fox News remains...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Cable news was mostly bad news in Day One of the Trayvon Martin trial.
Why am I not shocked that once again 24/7 cable news failed to rise to a big-news occasion loaded with powerful sociological implications?
MSNBC promised fabulous live coverage...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The man who introduced “truthiness” to the lexicon has a new word for us all: “truthinews.”
As defined by Stephen Colbert, “truthinews” is the practice, increasingly prevalent on cable news, of telling viewers...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:55 PM
After being ignored for most of the evening, "Days of Our Lives" won the drama series prize at the 40th Daytime Emmy Awards — the first time it had been honored in that category since 1975.
The NBC soap opera won only one other award Sunday in the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Kim Kardashian's family is swooning over her new baby girl with Kanye West.
The reality TV starlet, 32, gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday in Los Angeles, about a month before her expected due date and just in time for West, 36, to celebrate Father's...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:35 PM
You know what, maybe there is some justice in this world.
I was angry Monday when I saw David Axelrod, the latest Obama partisan hired by MSNBC, dare to take on Bob Schieffer, of CBS News.
At issue was a statement Schieffer made on his "Face the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:09 AM
CNN announced Thursday morning that Jeff Zucker is its new president worldwide.
Here's the release on the former NBC executive:
For release: Nov. 29, 2012
Jeff Zucker Named President of CNN Worldwide
Jeff Zucker will join CNN Worldwide as...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:04 AM
NEW YORK -- Veteran news producer and former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker will become the president of CNN Worldwide in January, the network announced Thursday.
"Jeff's experience as a news executive is unmatched for its breadth and success," said...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Well, that didn't take long.
Barely a week after being found guilty of murder, Jodi Arias is the subject of a planned Lifetime movie.
The story of Arias will be dramatized in "Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret," which has been scheduled for June 22. The...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Last week was a great one for cable news watching.
Not because any one channel did such outstanding work, but rather because several stories clamored simultaneously for the camera’s attention. The choices that a channel makes in such situations are...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Wednesday announced nominations for the 40th Daytime Emmy Awards, and although the list was dominated by longtime favorites “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “Sesame Street,” a few...