Mariska Hargitay of "Law & Order: SVU" (Photo: NBC)

Fall TV Preview: ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Boss: Season 15 Premiere Is the ‘Most Harrowing Episode Ever’

When “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” returns for its 15th season this fall, we pick up in Olivia Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) apartment just a few hours after we left her in the cliffhanger finale — with a gun to her head, courtesy of Lewis (Pablo Schreiber), a rapist so horrible he is called the […]

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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Gets Gig on Current TV

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is getting a new platform for sharing his made-in-San Francisco values — a national cable television talk show. Current TV, the liberal-leaning cable channel co-founded by former Vice President Al Gore, announced Wednesday that it had retained the telegenic Democrat to host a weekly hour-long program […]

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New Shakeup at CNN as Spitzer’s Show Is Cancelled

Another day, another shakeup at ratings-challenged CNN. This time it’s Eliot Spitzer who’s getting the heave-ho from the news channel’s prime-time lineup, according to various reports on Wednesday, starting with The Hollywood Reporter. Spitzer’s show, currently titled “In the Arena with Eliot Spitzer,” will be out of the arena by Monday, Aug. 8, when a […]

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Kathleen Parker Dropped from ‘Parker Spitzer’

Kathleen Parker is leaving CNN’s struggling prime-time show “Parker Spitzer,” it was announced Friday. Parker is being dropped in an overhaul of the series, however, Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer remains as co-host. The reformatted show–now called “In the Arena“–will feature an ensemble of guests from “within and outside the CNN family,” starting with […]

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CNN’s Plan for Fixing ‘Parker Spitzer’: Replace Parker

CNN appears poised to replace one half of its “Parker Spitzer” show and it isn’t Eliot Spitzer. It’s Kathleen Parker, the right-leaning columnist who’s reportedly been unhappy on the program. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that CNN is considering replacing Parker but keeping Spitzer. The story cited unnamed “people familiar with the matter.” Officially, […]

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