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CNN LOSES MORE VIEWERS DURING 8:00 P.M. HOUR

March 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

What does the new hour-long show that replaced CNN’s Parker Spitzer look like now that Parker is gone? Well, as it turns out, there haven’t been a lot of people curious enough to find out. Indeed, instead of the usual “curiosity boost” for a new show, ratings have fallen for In the Arena, which has […]

WILL PARKER SPITZER LOSE PARKER?

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Conservative commentator Kathleen Parker is about to be dumped from CNN’s low-rated Parker Spitzer, according to the New York Post, which cited an unnamed insider. The source told the newspaper that Parker was being removed from the show “due to a lack of chemistry” with Spitzer and “dismal ratings.” The Post also took note of […]

CNN U.S. HEAD JON KLEIN FIRED

September 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After failing to halt an unrelenting exodus of viewers and taking a pummeling from cable news rivals, CNN U.S. President Jon Klein was fired today (Friday). The news was first reported by the TV news website FTV.com, which published a memo to staff from Jim Walton, president of CNN Worldwide, in which Klein’s departure was […]

CNN TO REPLACE NEWS WITH DEBATE AT 8:00

June 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Apparently concluding that it can no longer draw an audience during primetime with “straight” news, CNN plans to replace its 8:00 p.m. news hour with a Crossfire-type nightly debate between liberal former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer and conservative columnist Kathleen Parker, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for commentary this year. In an interview with […]