David Shuster is the latest on-screen personality to join Al Jazeera’s roster.
Former EPSN, Fox, Current TV, CNN, and MSNBC host Keith Olbermann had harsh words for MSNBC during a Twitter exchange on Wednesday.
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, […]
A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.
Keith Olbermann has burned a lot of bridges, but seems eager to build one back to ESPN. The anchor, who is suing his most recent employer, Current TV, has made several overtures to the sports network he left in 1997, the New York Times reports.
David Letterman cross-examined Al Gore on the sale of Gore’s TV network — Current TV — to Al Jazeera, the Arab-owned media company. Watch …
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Glenn Beck says Al Gore refused to consider selling him Current TV before selling the channel to Al Jazeera, a network that Beck says “hates America.” Current TV announced Wednesday that it had been sold to Al Jazeera, the network financed by Qatar. It plans to shut down Current’s lineup of […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]