Olbermann Settles Lawsuit Against Current TV

Keith Olbermann finally found some peace in his battle against former employer Current TV. Olbermann, who once was the main face of the channel, reached a settlement in his $50 million legal battle against the network, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The settlement came during a private mediation session on Tuesday, according to the report, […]

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Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Leaving Current TV

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm says she soon will leave Current TV, where she has hosted a public affairs program for the past year. Granholm made the announcement in a Facebook post late Wednesday, the same day it was revealed that Pan-Arab news channel Al-Jazeera has acquired Current TV. In the […]

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Al-Jazeera Pays $500M for Current TV

With its $500 million purchase of left-leaning Current TV, the Pan-Arab news channel Al-Jazeera will soon be seen in tens of millions of U.S. homes. It’s a steep price, but the acquisition helps the network in its aims to quickly spread its message to more Americans.

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Al-Jazeera Buys Current TV from Al Gore

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that struggled to win space on American cable television, has acquired Current TV, boosting its reach in the U.S. nearly ninefold to about 40 million homes. With a focus on U.S. news, it plans to rebrand the left-leaning news network that cofounder Al Gore couldn’t make […]

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