Thanks to Television, Al Gore Now Richer Than Mitt Romney

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Post-vice presidential life has been very good to Al Gore. Thanks to the $500 million sale of his liberal news station Current TV to Al Jazeera this month, Gore now has a personal fortune of $300 million, Forbes magazine estimates. That puts him ahead of Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, whose […]

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HBO to Develop ‘Game Change’ Sequel ‘Double Down’

By Tim Kenneally | Reuters LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – HBO is going back on the campaign trail with Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. HBO will develop Halperin and Heilemann’s upcoming book “Double Down: Game Change 2012,” about the 2012 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, a spokeswoman for the network told TheWrap. XFINITY […]

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TV Networks Tell Staff: Watch What You Tweet on Election Day

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Television networks face a new challenge in covering this year’s excruciatingly close presidential election: prevent closely guarded exit poll results from leaking onto Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms. The major TV news networks agreed to shield early exit poll data suggesting who is leading in a state until the […]

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