Campaigning on the Tube: Republican Adventures in TV Land

NEW YORK — From late-night comedy shows to cable news interviews, free media exposure has proved influential in defining the Republican presidential candidates and setting the dynamics of the primary race, especially for lower-tier hopefuls lacking cash for TV ads. The turn toward free media, and Twitter, too, may have come at the expense of […]

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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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Obama To Update Nation On Oil Spill, Detail Plan to Make BP Pay

President Barack Obama is staking out some prime-time real estate on Tuesday night for the purpose of addressing the country. Specifically, POTUS will share an update on the BP oil spill that for weeks has been polluting waters, threatening businesses, putting wildlife at peril and destroying ecosystems. James Cameron Apologizes for BP ‘Morons’ Remark Obama […]

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ABC Hires Amanpour For Sunday Morning Job

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK — ABC News has hired Christiane Amanpour, one of CNN’s best-known personalities for her hard-nosed reporting from war zones over the past two decades, to host its Sunday morning political talk show starting this summer. She replaces George Stephanopoulos, who left the show in December to take […]

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Tim Russert’s Office Recreated in Exhibit

By: Brett Zongker WASHINGTON (AP) – Longtime ‘Meet the Press’ moderator Tim Russert’s office, complete with Buffalo Bills pennants and a journalist’s clutter, will go on display next month at the Newseum. The office will be reassembled to look as it did June 13, 2008, the day Russert died of a heart attack at age […]

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