Current TV recruited rapper turned actor Common for a new promotion highlighting the burgeoning network’s primetime lineup.
Cenk Uygur promises a stepped-up version of “The Young Turks” when it debuts on Current TV Monday. The former MSNBC host told TheWrap that he planned to make use of the new platform for the online show with panel discussions and guests. He said that the show will easily stand out from other cable news […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]