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LOW RATINGS FOR PARKER/SPITZER THREATEN MORGAN

November 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although CNN is sparing no expense to mount a compelling hour to replace Larry King Live at 9:00 p.m. beginning in January — it has hired Piers Morgan to host the new interview show and veteran news producer Jonathan Wald to oversee it — its most worrisome problem would appear to be the continued dismal […]

CNN’S RATINGS COLLAPSE

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The rescue of the Chilean mine workers is no doubt being cheered as loudly by CNN executives and staff as by those at the scene. CNN’s coverage on Tuesday night preempted its regular programming, which on Monday collected the worst ratings that the cable news network has recorded in more than ten years. The second […]

THE (LIVE) KING IS DEAD; LONG LIVE THE (TAPED) KING

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After weeks of rumors that he was about to end his CNN show because of plunging ratings and internal strife at the cable news network, Larry King posted this message on his Twitter account late today (Tuesday): “Announcing tonight: I’m ending my nightly show this fall but continuing at CNN.” He then broke the news […]