| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Several high-profile news stories, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Edward Snowden's national security leaks, the conclusion of the Jodi Arias trial and the beginning of the George Zimmerman trial, lifted ratings at Fox News, CNN and HLN....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:42 AM
If you wonder why the George Zimmerman trial is gaining so much coverage lately across Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC, just look at the HLN ratings for the first full week of testimony.
Last week, HLN's total day audience jumped 85 percent over the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:43 AM
How bad was it for the state at the George Zimmerman trial Wednesday morning? Bad, then maybe better, TV analysts said.
WFTV-Channel 9's Bill Sheaffer said Capt. Alexis Carter, Zimmerman's former teacher at Seminole State College, was "devastating" to...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Get ready, Sanford. Jane Velez-Mitchell is coming to town to cover the George Zimmerman trial. She will be there Monday, HLN said Wednesday.
CNN's Ashleigh Banfield is anchoring from Sanford, and she will remain there next week, the channel said. CNN...
| 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...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Just as the Casey Anthony trial did two summers ago, the George Zimmerman trial will prompt major changes to local daytime television.
Opening statements are to start at 9 a.m. Monday. Viewers will see live, wall-to-wall coverage that day on WESH-...
| 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 26, 2013
| 1:08 PM
At the George Zimmerman trial, the testimony of key witness Rachel Jeantel generated wide interest and strong reactions Wednesday afternoon.
Her testimony was playing on HLN, CNN and MSNBC. Fox News Channel carried her for a while but cut to other news....
| Feb 17, 2012
Nancy Grace won't apologize for speculating that Whitney Houston may have been murdered. Nancy Grace didn't apologize Thursday for her wild speculation earlier in the week regarding what Whitney Houston's autopsy might show -- rather, speaking on "Good...