Former Mich. Governor To Host Current TV Talk Show

NEW YORK — Current TV is announcing a prime-time talk show to be hosted by former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm. The new show, called “The War Room,” will premiere in January at 9 p.m. Eastern time, following “Countdown with Keith Olbermann.” Granholm was the first woman to be elected governor in Michigan and served two […]

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Ex-MSNBC Host Cenk Uygur Headed to Current TV

By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — Current TV is bringing Cenk Uygur and “The Young Turks” to its prime-time lineup. Current will work with Uygur and his team to launch a television version of their online program by year-end, the network announced Tuesday. The Young Turks, led by Uygur, are a group of progressive journalists […]

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Talk Host Dropped by MSNBC Issues Tirade Against Network

Young Turk Cenk Uygur went on a rampage Wednesday after he learned MSNBC was dropping him as anchor of its 6-7 p.m. (5-6c) time slot. Cenk (pronounced Jenk) is a Turkish-American radio personality who hosts an Internet and talk-radio show called “The Young Turks.” He’s apparently been holding down the 6-7 p.m. slot on MSNBC […]

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MSNBC Bids Adieu to Cenk Uygur

NEW YORK (TheWrap) – Cenk Uygur, host of “MSNBC Live” since January, will be leaving MSNBC after declining a shift to another timeslot. “We have decided to make a change at 6 p.m.,” an MSNBC spokesperson said. “It’s unfortunate that Cenk has declined our offer to have him develop and host a program for another […]

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