Wednesday, October 16, 2019

CNN PRESIDENT HINTS AT PROGRAMMING OVERHAUL

June 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Stating what would seem to be the obvious, Turner Broadcasting chief Phil Kent told a media conference in New York on Thursday that CNN’s ratings have been falling to record lows in primetime because “we haven’t put the best shows on the air.” Kent told the Nomura U.S. Media & Telecom Summit that he was […]

CNN CANCELS SPITZER’S IN THE ARENA

July 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Eliot Spitzer has left the arena. Or In the Arena, the name of his retitled show. CNN, which hoped to mount an effective opposition to Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly at 8:00 p.m. by initially pairing Spitzer with conservative columnist Kathleen Parker, then handing the entire hour to him, announced today that it is dumping the […]