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The Morning Ticker: Velshi Expanding, 'Today' Gets SiriusXM, CEOs Score - Posted April 21, 2014
Starting today, Al Jazeera America's "Real Money with Ali Velshi" will expand to one hour. Velshi says the goal of the program, which airs Monday-Friday at 7pmET, "[I]s to shed a light on the needs of millions of Americans - not only by looking at Washington and policymakers, but by talking... [TVNewser]

Woody Johnson, Jared Kushner and a Haute New Hollywood Handbag Designer - Posted February 26, 2014
Since so many media mavens and talking heads have headed to the West Coast for Oscar week, my lunch today with designer Michelle Vale was particularly timely. Just a few days ago, Michelle sent off several of her handbags to LaLa land in ho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Woody Johnson, Jared Kushner and a Haute New Hollywood Handbag Designer - Posted February 26, 2014
Since so many media mavens and talking heads have headed to the West Coast for Oscar week, my lunch today with designer Michelle Vale was particularly timely. Just a few days ago, Michelle sent off several of her handbags to LaLa land in ho... [FishbowlNY]

How Do You SOTU? - Posted January 28, 2014
Sure, you can watch the big speech on plain old TV tonight if you want to, but that is by no means the only way to get your SOTU fix this year. Here's how the political media are covering their "Super Bowl" tonight: The Atlantic and National Journal will be hosting a... [FishbowlDC]

Why You Won't See Bieber's Arrest on Al Jazeera America - Posted January 23, 2014
At least one cable news network is staying away from today's Justin Bieber drama: Al Jazeera America has not covered the pop star's arrest aside from a brie... [TVNewser]

The 10 Biggest TV News Stories of 2013 - Posted December 23, 2013
How to describe a year in which TV news had more turnovers than Pepperidge Farm? Business as usual. The dramatic departures and arrivals of A-List talent weren't the only big story of 2013, of course. Two new networks launched. Fox News made some major changes in its prime-time line... [TVNewser]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [FishbowlNY]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [TVNewser]

Marie Claire EIC Fetes Randi Zuckerberg - Posted November 4, 2013
Here at FishbowlNY, we don't normally report about Monday lunch at Michael's. However, in advance of our columnist Diane Clehane's next Wednesday hit parade, for which she will be joined by a Downton Abbey cast member, we wanted to make the rare exception. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Marie Claire EIC Fetes Randi Zuckerberg - Posted November 4, 2013
Here at FishbowlNY, we don't normally report about Monday lunch at Michael's. However, in advance of our columnist Diane Clehane's next Wednesday hit parade, for which she will be joined by a Downton Abbey cast member, we wanted to make the rare exception. ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Diversity Chair Stepping Aside - Posted September 27, 2013
The chairwoman of CNN's diversity council will be stepping aside from that role, a spokesperson for CNN tells TVNewser. The chairwoman, Johnita Due, is an assistant general counsel for CNN, and was first named chair of the compa... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Vieira, ALMA, Velshi - Posted August 26, 2013
Former "Today" anchor Meredith Vieira is launching a YouTube channel called "LIVES." The channel comes as Vieira plans a new syndicated talk show for Fall, 2014. HuffPost has more. MSNBC ... [TVNewser]

Will Al-Jazeera America's Name Doom It to Failure? - Posted August 20, 2013
Today's biggest news in journalistic circles concerns the debut of a cable outlet called Al-Jazeera America, which should begin broadcasting across the ... [PRNewser]

Bracing For 'Impact,' Al Jazeera America Prepares To Launch - Posted August 16, 2013
[caption id="attachment_192056" align="alignleft" width="270"] AJAM interim CEO Ehab Al Shihabi[/caption] Al Jazeera America has a long, tough road ahead. Ehab Al Shihabi, the interim CEO for the channel, acknowledges as much. Al... [TVNewser]

John Seigenthaler: Al Jazeera America Will Be 'Very Different' Than Cable News Competition - Posted August 12, 2013
The news that Al Jazeera America was hiring former NBC News anchor and correspondent John Seigenthaler took many... [TVNewser]

AJAM Adds Three Business Correspondents, TheBlaze Adds a White House Correspondent - Posted August 5, 2013
Al Jazeera America continues to staff up with abandon, announcing three new hires for "Real Money with Ali Velshi." The new correspondents are ... [TVNewser]

David Shuster To Join Al Jazeera America - Posted July 22, 2013
Former MSNBC anchor David Shuster will be joining Al Jazeera as an anchor, a network source confirms to TVNewser. Shuster will likely anchor in the evenings, although a timeslot has not been confirmed. Shuster's hire ... [TVNewser]

Richelle Carey Joining Al Jazeera America - Posted July 9, 2013
TVNewser hears that former HLN anchor Richelle Carey is joining Al Jazeera America as an anchor, based in AJAM's New York City headquarters. It isn't entirely clear what program Carey will be anchoring for AJAM. Carey ... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera America Launching August 20 - Posted July 3, 2013
Al Jazeera America now has a launch date, as it continues to staff up. AJAM will launch Tuesday, August 20, according to Ali Velshi ... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera America Interviews Finalists For President Role - Posted June 10, 2013
Al Jazeera America is closing in on finding its president. Last week, Ehab Al Shihabi (pictured left), the executive director of international operations for Al Jazeera and the senior executive in charge of developing Al Jazeera America, was in New Yo... [TVNewser]

NBC's Mike Viqueira Named White House Correspondent For Al Jazeera America - Posted June 5, 2013
Al Jazeera America has named Mike Viqueira as its first White House correspondent. Viqueira joins Al Jazeera America from NBC News, where he was a producer/correspondent covering Capitol Hill and other stories from the DC region. Viqueira h... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: 'Killing Kennedy,' Newswomen, Velshi - Posted May 28, 2013
The TV adaptation of Bill O'Reilly's book "Killing Kennedy" has signed up Rob Lowe to play President Kennedy and Ginnifer Goodwin to play Mrs. Kennedy. Lee Harvey Oswald has not yet been cast. Vanity Fair didn't ... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi Says Goodbye To CNN - Posted April 6, 2013
Friday was CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi's last day at the channel. In a few months he will launch a new show on Al Jazeera America, focusing on business. CNN commemorated Velshi's departure with a look back at his 12 years w... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi Joining Al Jazeera America - Posted April 4, 2013
First on TVNewser: CNN anchor and chief business correspondent Ali Velshi is joining Al Jazeera America as an anchor of a new primetime business show, TVNewser has learned. After more than 12 years at the cable channel, Velshi's ... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi Leaving CNN - Posted April 3, 2013
CNN's chief business correspondent Ali Velshi is leaving the channel, TVNewser has learned. CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker noted the change in a meeting with CNN ... [TVNewser]

Snowmaggedon Sounds So Much Cooler Than Nemo - Posted February 8, 2013
So Nemo, is what we're calling this? This storm will sound nothing like Ellen DeGeneres as a clownfish (oh wait, she was Dory). Anyway, maybe the Weather Channel can come up with more daunting names next year. Remember S... [TVNewser]

A Tough Road Ahead For Jeff Zucker, Chris Cuomo And CNN In The Morning - Posted January 29, 2013
The day he was announced as CNN's new worldwide president, Jeff Zucker and his new boss Turner Broadcasting chairman Phil Kent ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin Rehash New Year's Eve On CNN - Posted January 2, 2013
While everyone was waiting to figure out what the heck was going on with regards to the fiscal cliff yesterday evening, Kathy Griffin returned to CNN to talk about New Year's Eve with Anderson Cooper. "Ali Velshi is actually seizing out in the... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Networks Conclude Long New Year's Day Coverage as House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill - Posted January 1, 2013
20 hours after the Senate voted for a bill to keep the U.S. from taking a full plunge off the fiscal cliff, the House passed the package. But during those 20 hours, it was a day of "will they?" or "won't they vote?" on the cable news channels, which, as this... [TVNewser]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [FishbowlNY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [TVNewser]

Untangling The Mystery Behind Brian Williams' Ties - Posted November 12, 2012
Parade Magazine has finally solved one of the greatest riddles in modern television news: who, exactly, selects the ties worn by "NBC Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Michael Moore To Piers Morgan: Storm Coverage Needs To Be Changed - Posted November 1, 2012
Filmmaker Michael Moore was on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" last night, and he got into a spirited debate with Morgan about CNN's coverage of the disaster. With regard to Ali Velshi's ... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi: Criticism of Hurricane Coverage 'well-intentioned and fair' - Posted November 1, 2012
CNN's Ali Velshi talks to The Huffington Post's Rebecca Shapiro abou... [TVNewser]

The Ticker, Sandy Edition: Spitzer, Williams, Velshi/Romans - Posted October 31, 2012
Former New York Governor and CNN host Eliot Spitzer will be on Christiane Amanpour's CNN International program today. He'll talk about Sandy recovery and the election. "Amanpour" airs at 4pmET on CNNI. "Rock Center with ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 31, 2012
Quotes of the Day What are you, STUPID? "Surprised I have to explain this: the President declaring NY+NJ 'major disasters' enables those states to expedited federal aid." -- ABC News Senior White House Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Memo to CNN: Free Ali Velshi! - Posted October 30, 2012
Throughout the relentless storm last night, reporters in Washington and beyond expressed deep concern for CNN's breakout star, Ali Velshi, who spent much of the day and night knee and waist deep in water. On his birthday, no less. At one point s... [FishbowlDC]

The Inevitable Hurricane Sandy Video Bomb - Posted October 29, 2012
This was inevitable. On CNN just after 5pm, Ali Velshi was reporting live from Atlantic City when three shirtless geniuses video bombed his liveshot. Meteorologist Chad Myers, after delivering the 5pm NHC update, commented that the trio "should be off the streets and into a house somewhere, that's certainly not the... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett To Report Live In Primetime For CNN - Posted October 29, 2012
CNN will be keeping its usual primetime lineup on tonight to cover Sandy, and will be live until the worst of the storm passes, whenever that may be. Anchors Anderson Cooper and ... [TVNewser]

CNN Spreading Out Correspondents Across Swing States - Posted October 25, 2012
CNN has announced a slew of assignments for network correspondents in advance of the Presidential election. The network will have anchors and reporters in every swing state, as well as some floaters that will travel to multiple states, and the correspondents embedded with the campaigns. The n... [TVNewser]

CNN Election Express is On the Road Again - Posted October 22, 2012
CNN's Election Express is on the road again. Tomorrow morning, the tricked out politibus hits the road departing Boca Raton, site of tonight's debate, headed for other Florida cities like Lakeland, and Winter Park. Then it's on to North Carolina on Friday and by Sunday the Election Express will be in... [TVNewser]

Despite Requests, TV Reporters Still Prevalent In Political Attack Ads - Posted August 29, 2012
Despite requests from TV news organizations to political campaigns, attack ads across the country still prominently feature TV news anchors and reporters. Advertising Age looked at ... [TVNewser]

Friendly Reminder To TV News Talent: Be Sure To Proofread Those Tweets - Posted August 24, 2012
Twitter is awesome, as it can spread breaking news incredibly efficiently and quickly. It is also a problem, as it can spread misinformation incredibly efficiently and quickly. CNN's Ali Velshi saw that firsthand this morning, after CNN confirmed that terrorism was not a factor in the shooting by the Empire State Building. Velshi... [TVNewser]

Ed Henry's Secret Passion: Pocket Squares - Posted July 12, 2012
Here's something you may not know about Fox News Channel's chief White House correspondent, Ed Henry: he loves pocket squares. (So much that they even have their own ... [TVNewser]

James Patterson, Arianna Huffington & More Recall Ditching Some Career Advice -- Yes, Ditching - Posted May 17, 2012
Sure, we've all heard our share of career advice and applied it to succeed on the job and land a new one. But according to a piece on Forbes, some successful (and we do mean successful) media folks were pretty happy to ditch some career advice they were given. According to... [MediaJobsDaily]

Special Live 'Your Money' to Cover French and Greek Elections - Posted May 5, 2012
Normally on tape, CNN's "Your Money will be live Sunday at 3pmET focusing on the second round of the French presidential election as well as the election in Greece tomorrow. Ali Velshi and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Special Live 'Your Money' to Cover French and Greek Elections - Posted May 5, 2012
Normally on tape, CNN's "Your Money will be live Sunday at 3pmET focusing on the second round of the French presidential election as well as the election in Greece tomorrow. Ali Velshi and ... [FishbowlNY]

Special Live 'Your Money' to Cover French and Greek Elections - Posted May 5, 2012
Normally on tape, CNN's "Your Money will be live Sunday at 3pmET focusing on the second round of the French presidential election as well as the election in Greece tomorrow. Ali Velshi and ... [TVNewser]

So, What's Our Takeaway from SXSWi 2012? - Posted March 14, 2012
To sum up our literally 52-hour experience at SXSWi this year, we decided to just break down a couple of things that came to mind in terms of notes, what stood out and what was learned. Well, first of all, yours truly literally flew in Saturday afternoon, dropped stuff off... [AgencySpy]

Austin Restaurant Becomes 'CNN Grill' for SXSW - Posted March 11, 2012
CNN has been covering SXSW this weekend from the "CNN Grill," which has taken over Max's Wine Dive in downtown Austin for the second year running. Both the Saturday and Sunday broadcasts of "Your Money" with Ali Velshi have been live from the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Austin Restaurant Becomes 'CNN Grill' for SXSW - Posted March 11, 2012
CNN has been covering SXSW this weekend from the "CNN Grill," which has taken over Max's Wine Dive in downtown Austin for the second year running. Both the Saturday and Sunday broadcasts of "Your Money" with Ali Velshi have been live from the ... [FishbowlNY]

Ali And Ed: Together Again - Posted January 9, 2012
Watch out Bret Baier. Old feelings resurfaced over the weekend as FNC's Ed Henry ate prime rib with CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

For CNN's Ali Velshi, Global and Social Are the New Name of the Game - Posted January 9, 2012
Today CNN's Ali Velshi started his new role at the channel, anchoring a one-hour edition of CNN International "World Business Today." That is in addition to his weekend program on CNN/U.S. and his regular appearances on CNN primetime ... [TVNewser]

Ron Paul Walks Out of CNN Interview - Posted December 22, 2011
CNN's Gloria Borger's interview with GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul came to an end as Paul began taking off his mic. Borger badgered him with questions about racially charged comments included in newsletters that carried his name in the 1980s and 1990s. It came ... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi and Christine Romans Are 'Odd Couple' Authors of 'How to Speak Money' - Posted November 8, 2011
TVNewser stopped by a book party for "How to Speak Money," written by CNN anchors Ali Velshi and Christine Romans, last night. ... [TVNewser]

In His Memoir, CNN EVP Mark Whitaker Turns a Journalistic Eye on Himself - Posted October 13, 2011
TVNewser stopped by a book party last night for CNN EVP Mark Whitaker, held at the Upper West Side apartment of HBO Video President Henry McGee and his ... [TVNewser]

TV, Wall Street Bigwigs Fete Erin Burnett at CNN Launch Party - Posted September 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_89793" align="alignleft" width="585" caption="Mark Whitaker, Jim Walton, Anderson Cooper, Erin Burnett, Piers Morgan and Ken Jautz"][/caption] Last night CNN feted its newest anchor, Erin Burnett, at Robert restaurant at The Muse... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TV, Wall Street Bigwigs Fete Erin Burnett at CNN Launch Party - Posted September 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_89793" align="alignleft" width="585" caption="Mark Whitaker, Jim Walton, Anderson Cooper, Erin Burnett, Piers Morgan and Ken Jautz"][/caption] Last night CNN feted its newest anchor, Erin Burnett, at Robert restaurant at The Muse... [FishbowlNY]

AnonymASS Tipster of the Day - Posted September 12, 2011
It's always risky doling out this award on a Monday, which is why we're making it "of the day" and not "of the week." We want to keep all our options open as the week marches on. Our tipster writes: "Why do you guys continue to kiss Ed Henry's ass? He's a terrible... [FishbowlDC]

Ali Velshi Talks Economy, Money on The Daily Show - Posted August 16, 2011
CNN anchor and business correspondent Ali Velshi was the guest on last night's "Daily Show." Velshi was on to promote his CNN gig, along with a new book co-written with fellow CNN anchor Christine Romans called How to Speak Money. ... [TVNewser]

Debt Deal Negotiations Keep Some Anchors Very Busy - Posted August 1, 2011
The debt deal negotiations Sunday kept some anchors working all day (and night) long. On ABC... [GalleyCat]

Debt Deal Negotiations Keep Some Anchors Very Busy - Posted August 1, 2011
The debt deal negotiations Sunday kept some anchors working all day (and night) long. On ABC... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Plan Coverage of the Final Launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Posted July 7, 2011
Tomorrow at 11:25 AM ET, the Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch, the final launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program, which first sent craft into orbit in 1981. There is a strong chance that weather could delay the launch, but that isn't stopping the broadcast networks and cable news organizations... [TVNewser]

'Wake Up Call' With Ali Velshi To Launch Next Week - Posted June 20, 2011
CNN is launching its new 5 AM program anchored by Ali Velshi next week. Called "Wake up Call," the show will run from 5-... [TVNewser]

Wil Surratt returns to CNN; reunited with Erin Burnett - Posted June 13, 2011
As TVNewser reported earlier this month, and is now official, Wil Surratt is returning to CNN and will oversee the launch... [TVNewser]

CNN/U.S., CNNi Plan Netanyahu Congressional Address Simulcast - Posted May 24, 2011
While many CNN anchors remain in Joplin, MO, including John King, Ali Velshi, Anderson Cooper and ... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Cablers Cover the Morning After - Posted May 2, 2011
This morning the cable news morning shows continued coverage of the news that Osama Bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan. Many of the channels remained live overnight, and coverage was passed on to the regular morning anchors on CNN's "American Morning," Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" and MSNBC's "Morning... [TVNewser]

Robin Meade Makes Her Broadway Debut - Posted March 29, 2011
[caption id="attachment_59901" align="alignright" width="394" caption="(l-r) Meade, Shaw, Velez-Mitchell, Behar and Lui sing at Birdland"][/caption] Last night at the Birdland Jazz Club, HLN "Morning Express" host Robin Meade made he... [TVNewser]

CNN reporter hears from grandmother after several tense days - Posted March 15, 2011
CNN Newsource reporter Sandra Endo talked with anchor Ali Velshi today about how her family in northern Japan is coping in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami. Endo's father was born in Fukushima. Her grandmother, aunt and cousins lived through the quake, but many neighbors did not. ... [TVNewser]

SXSW Sunday Party Wrap: Barbarians, Bands and CNN - Posted March 14, 2011
If there's one wish to be granted at SXSW, it's to be in multiple places at once. With parties scattered throughout downtown Austin, it's logistically impossible to hit a majority of them up, but we gave it a valiant effort nonetheless. First up was an early evening event... [AgencySpy]

Ketchum's Ragone: Presidential Decisions Provide Lessons to Clients and Business Leaders - Posted March 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_16286" align="alignnone" width="384" caption="L to R: Courtney Friel, Fox News entertainment reporter; Nick Ragone; Jill Nicolini, entertainment reporter for PIX11 Morning News; and Ali Velshi at the 'Presidential Leadership' book party in NYC. Photo: Philip Robertson, Britrock Photography"]... [PRNewser]

Networks and Cable Channels Roll Out Key Talent For 2011 State Of The Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2011
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels, are bringing out the big name talent for coverage of the 2011 State of The Union address Tuesday evening. On the broadcast networks, NBC has Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Suzanne Malveaux Settles on Atlanta - Posted January 19, 2011
CNN Executive VP Ken Jautz announced this morning that CNN's Suzanne Malveaux is going to anchor "CNN Newsroom" from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. starting ... [PRNewser]

Suzanne Malveaux Settles on Atlanta - Posted January 19, 2011
CNN Executive VP Ken Jautz announced this morning that CNN's Suzanne Malveaux is going to anchor "CNN Newsroom" from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. starting ... [FishbowlDC]

Cablers Ready for Live 112th Congress Coverage - Posted January 5, 2011
Today marks the first day of the 112th Congress, which brings with it several ceremonies --- including the swearing-in and the election of the Speaker of the House. The cablers are all ready for the coverage. Fox News Channel will start their coverage within normal programming at 11:30amET, which will include repo... [TVNewser]

CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera Turns up on CNN - Posted October 19, 2010
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera skipped her own show -- "Power Lunch" at 1pmET -- and headed over to CNN's Time Warner Center studios this afternoon for an interview with CNN's Al... [TVNewser]

CNN' Henry-Velshi Bromance Reignites - Posted August 30, 2010
When the cat's away the mice - in this case the mice being CNN's Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry and Chief Business Correspondent Ali Velshi - will play. CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Ali Velshi, Richard Quest Launching Cross-Channel Segment - Posted August 11, 2010
CNN anchors Ali Velshi and Richard Quest will debut a new cross-channel segment on their respective programs tomorrow, "Quest & Ali," or "Q&A." The segment will air simultaneously on "CNN Newsroom" on CNN, and "Quest Means Bu... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi's NY 'Man Cave' Back on the Market - Posted July 23, 2010
•The Wall Street Journal has the story of CNN anchor Ali Velshi's Upper West Side apartment, which was put back on the market recently after failing to sell. Why didn't it sell the first time around? Apparently it wa... [TVNewser]

CNN Unveils New HD Set in Atlanta - Posted May 3, 2010
This morning, CNN finally debuted its fancy new high-definition set in Atlanta, the last of the network's studios to go HD. CNN Newsroom, Rick's List, CNN Saturday Morning, CNN Sunday Morning and Sanjay Gupta, MD will originate there. Recent addition to the "Newsroom" anchor-lineup, Ali Velshi -- who's actually out on HD-Day... [TVNewser]

The Bromance of CNN's Ed Henry and Ali Velshi - Posted April 29, 2010
CNN's Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry and Chief Business Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

What Would You Fix About TV News? Ali Velshi Gives His Answer - Posted April 24, 2010
"OK Twitterverse and Facebook buddies," St. Petersburg Times TV/media critic Eric Deggans tweeted on Thursday, "I'm wondering about this for a column; what are the five things you'd fix about TV right now?" That question prompted an on-air response yesterday from CNN's Ali Vels... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi Will Teach You How to Make Souffle - Posted April 10, 2010
While CNN's Ali Velshi is busy delivering the news during the day, it appears his stunt double moonlights in commercials for the French Culinary Institute of New York: ... [TVNewser]

More CNNers Get Engaged - Posted March 29, 2010
•CNN Express producer Josh Rubin took enough time away from being on a bus with Ali Velshi last evening to ... [TVNewser]

'Suze Orman' Turns 8 - Posted March 6, 2010
CNBC host and personal finance advice-giver Suze Orman celebrates the eighth anniversary of "The Suze Orman Show" tonight at 9pmET. Orman, who launched the call-in show in 2002. also appeared on CNN's "Your $$$$$" today with Ali Velshi. As much as she's known for financial advice, the very expressive Orman also... [TVNewser]

Health Care Summit: Coverage Plans - Posted February 24, 2010
On Thursday, President Obama is holding a bipartisan health care summit in Washington. Here are the coverage plans so far for the cable networks: Wo... [TVNewser]

Alexis Glick Spotted at CNN - Posted February 23, 2010
Former Fox Business anchor and exec Alexis Glick dropped in at CNN yesterday. This news comes from from Nick Ragone, a PR executive who was a guest on ... [TVNewser]

Prank Call Makes It On Air at CNN - Posted February 10, 2010
Just after 1pmET today, Ali Velshi took a phone call from man named "Gene Lasker with New Jersey Emergency Management" who was to provide an update on the closing of Newark airport. The man turned out to be just a shock jock radio fan who could very well be from... [TVNewser]

Henry Stalks Anchors on POTUS's Off-Record Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
CNN 's senior White House correspondent Ed Henry played reporter today with national news anchors who lunched with President Obama today in a traditional off-... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Getting Stimulated - Posted January 24, 2010
Today CNN begins a new series called "The Stimulus Project" which will break down where the money from the last year's stimulus package has gone -- who it's helping, and who's abused the program. The series continues all week ahead of Saturday's release of new stimulus data. Leading the coverage on CNN/U.S.... [TVNewser]

Familiar Faces in New Places: A Week of Debuts - Posted January 22, 2010
There have been a number of premieres or debuts this week -- and last -- so here's a quick summary in case you missed them: Former CNNer Erica... [TVNewser]

CNN Adds Ali Velshi to Dayside Anchor Lineup - Posted January 7, 2010
Breaking: TVNewser has learned that CNN will be moving its chief business correspondent, Ali Velshi, to the 1-3pmET "CNN Newsroom" time slot. A formal announcement from the network is expected shortly. In a note to sta... [TVNewser]

Heidi Collins Leaving CNN - Posted January 7, 2010
First on TVNewser: TVNewser has confirmed that dayside anchor Heidi Collins will not have her contract renewed by CNN, and that she will leave the network on Friday, January 15. A CNN spokesperson tells ... [TVNewser]

Special of Flight 253 Boosts Christmas Night Cable Ratings - Posted December 29, 2009
The usually quiet holiday season was interrupted this year by breaking news of the attempted terrorist attack on Northwest flight 253. As we noted, ... [TVNewser]

Christmas Day Terror Scare on board Detroit-Bound Flight - Posted December 25, 2009
CNN and Fox News are continuing with live coverage of an attempted terror attack on a Northwest flight from Amsterdam as it was about to land in Detroit. Here's the AP brief on the story: ... [TVNewser]

Christmas Proposal at CNN - Posted December 25, 2009
•Wednesday night on "Campbell Brown," Ali Velshi, who was filling in, delivered a short segment near the end of the broadcast about David Reisner, CNN's digital and 3D media producer (aka "the guy in charge of the magic wall"), who proposed to his girlfriend across the... [TVNewser]

CNN's Ali Velshi Sends Dispatch from 'Recovery Road' - Posted December 17, 2009
CNN's Ali Velshi and his CNN Express producer, Josh Rubin, put together this video for TVNewser, which explains their latest reporting for the network titled "Recovery Road." Velshi, host of the program with the most currency symbols in showbiz, "Your $$$$$," has been on the road all week, traveling through Florida, Georgia,... [TVNewser]

Media -- Old and New -- Gather at The Plaza for Mediaite Party - Posted December 9, 2009
Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira, Hoda Kotb, Ann Curry, Deborah Feyerick, and ... [TVNewser]

The Video Ticker: Thomas, Ensign, Geist, Stewart - Posted October 6, 2009
> NBC's Ann Curry interviews her "inspiration" Helen Thomas on the "Today' show. (Worth it for Chicago's "You're the Inspiration" intro.) > CNN's Dana Bash tracked down Sen. John Ensign outside his office for an exclusive interview on the... [TVNewser]

Party For Joy. Walters, Whoopi and More Gather at the Oak Room - Posted September 24, 2009
"The View" co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Barabara Walters celebrate Behar's new HLN show at the Plaza Hotel last night. The famed Oak Room at New York's Plaza Hotel was the setting for a party last night to celebrate the launch of HLN's "... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi Sends Dispatch from the CNN Express - Posted September 2, 2009
This week, we spoke with CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi who is out on the road for the second time this month with the ol' CNN Express. He's talking with Americans across the country about health care and how they're being affected by the economy. This morning, he and... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi's Stock Rises - Posted July 13, 2009
CNN's Ali Velshi is the latest network star to rise in popularity due to a major disaster, though this time it's an economic one. Velshi has become CNN's most visible business correspondent over the past year where he is known for his energetic expertise as well as his hip gl... [TVNewser]

Talking Money at Time Warner - Posted June 16, 2009
T. Boone Pickens, Ali Velshi and Christine Todd Whitman a... [TVNewser]

Treasury Secretary Geithner Discusses WaPo Op-Ed - Posted June 15, 2009
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Time's Richard Stengel. Photo courtesy Time W... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Interactive Money & Main Street Special - Posted May 14, 2009
Fire up the ole' Internets, because CNN is turning its one-hour financial special tonight into a two-hour online extravaganza. CNN.com Live will present pre- and post-show coverage in conjunction with the Money & Main Street special on CNN TV. The pre-show begins at 7:30pmET, followed by the CNN special at 8pmET with... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Hey, Internships Still Work! - Posted May 13, 2009
Everyone, including us, is shouting about how "the old models are broken." Nobody starts at the bottom of a career ladder and works his way from mailroom grunt to CEO anymore. It's all bloggy book deals, instant fame, and self-branding. Right? TVNewser ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Former CNN Intern Turned Chief Business Correspondent - Posted May 12, 2009
CNN's chief business correspondent Ali Velshi is profiled by his hometown Toronto Star. Revealed in the profile are some past Velshi internships — "at CNN's Crossfire and in the Paris bu... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.07.09 - Posted May 7, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Looks At "The Real Deal" With Taxes - Posted April 14, 2009
Throughout yesterday, today and tomorrow, CNN is running segments across all shows focused on "real deal" with "your taxes." The segments look at where the money goes, hidden charges and fees and what Americans are getting with their money. CNNMoney.com will provide online coverage. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.10.09 - Posted April 10, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 81 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Velshi on the Menu: "Our Audience is Prepared to Digest More News" - Posted April 9, 2009
With Glynnis still in Canada, we were joined by another Canadian on our four-month podcast anniversary: CNN's chief business correspondent, Ali Velshi. Velshi talked about the coverage, and successes and failures, of President Obama's Europe trip. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back CNN's Ali Velshi - Posted April 9, 2009
CNN's chief business correspondent (and fellow Canadian...Steve is surrounded!) Ali Velshi joined us again on today's podcast. The last time we spoke to Velshi was the morning after the President's Not State of the Union speech. This morning he weighs in the the coverage of the Ob... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu Welcomes Back CNN's Ali Velshi - Posted April 9, 2009
CNN's chief business correspondent (and fellow Canadian...Steve is surrounded!) Ali Velshi joined us again on today's podcast. The last time we spoke to Velshi was the morning after the President's Not State of the Union speech. This morning he weighs in the the coverage of the Ob... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Velshi on What's New in Financial - Posted April 9, 2009
Today on the Menu podcast we're joined by CNN's chief business correspondent Ali Velshi. Velshi's first appearance on the podcast was February 24 — the day after Presid... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNN, FBN, BBC... - Posted March 19, 2009
> CNN's Ali Velshi interviews Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today during the network's "Road to Rescue" week. It airs during the 5pmET hour of The Situation Room, "Campbell Brown: No Bias, No Bull" and "... [TVNewser]

CNN To Spend Entire Week Covering Crisis - Posted March 12, 2009
CNN will devote the entire next week to covering the global economic crisis. Beginning Monday, "all dayside and primetime shows, anchors and correspondents will focus on the economic crisis both at home and around the world." That includes Anderson Cooper, who hits th... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 03.05.09 - Posted March 5, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Velshi: "There's A Little Too Much Complaining And Finger Pointing Going On" - Posted February 25, 2009
CNN's chief business correspondent, and author of "Gimme My Money Back," Ali Velshi joined us this morning on th... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu With CNN's Ali Velshi - Posted February 25, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome CNN's chief business correspondent, and author of "Gimme My Money Back," Ali Velshi to discuss his reaction ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu With CNN's Ali Velshi - Posted February 25, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome CNN's chief business correspondent, and author of "Gimme My Money Back," Ali Velshi to discuss his reaction ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Velshi Talks Obama Address, Santelli Rant - Posted February 24, 2009
Less than 12 hours after President Barack Obama addressed Congress, much of which concerned the financial crisis and stimulus plan, CNN's Ali Velshi joins us on the mediabistro.com Morning M... [TVNewser]

D.C.'s Top Twitterers, Rupert's Apology on the Menu - Posted February 24, 2009
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The Ticker: Velshi, Applegate, Claman... - Posted February 17, 2009
> CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi leads his second "Money Summit" tonight at 11pmET. The AC 360 special focuses on the stimulus package, and will be repeated Friday at 11pmET. > Former MSNBC and Weekend Today anchor Jodi Applegate... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown On Rush Limbaugh's: "Nasty Rhetoric and Useless Noise" - Posted January 31, 2009
Last night, Campbell Brown invited Rush Limbaugh on her show to debate CNN's chief business correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.23.09 - Posted January 23, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Velshi Talks Investment, Publishing Strategies - Posted January 23, 2009
CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi's new book, "Gimme My Money Back" came out earlier this month, and is currently in the Top 10 investing books on Amazon.com. And what's more — the book was written in about two weeks (the explanation, aft... [TVNewser]

CNN Inauguration Technology: Security Cams, Synths - Posted January 16, 2009
As we interviewed CNN's Ali Velshi today in the Election Center studio (now used by Campbell Brown's "No Bias, No Bull"), CNN's Washington bureau chief ... [TVNewser]

"Gimme My" Ali Velshi Book Party - Posted January 15, 2009
Galleycat's Jason Boog writes about CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velsh... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Web Ticker: Velshi's Book, Lonely Planet, Cisco Social... - Posted January 8, 2009
> Today at NoonET, CNN's money guy Ali Velshi will be live on CNN.com to answer viewer questions submitted through iReport.com. In addition, CNN.com has created a special section related to Velshi's new book "Gimme my Money Back." > Former Dow Jones VP of digital, Matt... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN Docs Premiere This Weekend - Posted January 7, 2009
As one Doc is potentially exiting CNN, two other docs will premiere on the network this weekend. The first is a television version of the documentary, "I.O.U.S.A."" Following... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.06.09 - Posted January 6, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Ali Velshi Wants You To Get Your Money Back - Posted December 20, 2008
CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi hosts a special tonight that empowers viewers across America to take control of their financial situation. "Gimme My Money Back" airs at 8pmET tonight and at 8pmET tomorrow night. It will also re-air Christmas Day at 1pmET. The ... [TVNewser]

Planet Still in Peril on CNN - Posted December 10, 2008
Within the next few days, CNN is expecting a big response from several corporations and individuals who may not be very happy with the way they are portrayed in the upcoming two-hour documentary, "Planet in Peril: Battle Lines." "I expect them to, in a perfect world, to say 'we w... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.04.08 - Posted December 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Velshi, Matthews, Shively... - Posted November 18, 2008
> CNN's chief business correspondent Ali Velshi traveled to Detroit and sat down with Ford CEO Alan Mulally just before Mulally went to Washington to testify at today's hearing on the big three bailout plan. The interview will air tonight on "Campbell Brown: No Bias. No Bull" at 8pmET.... [TVNewser]

CNN's Klein on Keeping Viewers Primed - Posted November 7, 2008
While CNN had its highest viewership ever on Election Night, Fox News remains the leader in cable news, while MSNBC ... [TVNewser]

"Cool" Technology and the "Calm Before the Storm" - Posted November 5, 2008
Multiple people throughout the CNN newsroom were using the phrase "calm before the storm," at 5:30pmET last night. The BPTOT was gathering on the edge of the newsroom as anchor Wolf Blitzer interviewed former New York City Mayor ... [TVNewser]

Mitch Semel at "The Intersection of News and Comedy" - Posted October 24, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist CNN's first foray into funny is no joke, Mitch Semel says. "This is our opportunity to treat news differently," says Semel, executive producer of "D.L. Hughley Breaks the News." "It's just an hour a week. It doesn't change ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.17.08 - Posted October 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Gets Into Election Fraud Watch With Hotline - Posted October 16, 2008
With their competition in the voter fraud-catching game at Fox News off to a five-month head start, CNN has taken it to the next level — a Hotline (FNC has an email address). Voters can call the Election Day Hotline toll-free at (877) GOCNN08. The number is active now, and a special... [TVNewser]

Ali Velshi Goes After the TV Critic Who Went After Him - Posted October 13, 2008
On Reliable Sources this weekend CNN's Ali Velshi confronted David Zurawik after the Baltimore Sun TV critic blasted Velshi and CNBC's Jim Cramer for doing "that cable news schtick" of delivering opinion over fact. ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 10, 2008
Meet the Press: NJ Gov. Jon Corzine (D), former Rep. Rob Portman (R-OH), Wall Street Journal's Paul Gigot and Discovery Channel's Ted Koppel. Face the Nation: ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNews Snapshot: 10:25:00amET Today - Posted October 10, 2008
President George W. Bush gave a nine-minute statement regarding the faltering economy this morning. All the broadcast networks and most of the cable news & business channels took it live (Headline News did not). The morning show anchors handled it on the networks, with Chris Cuomo anchoring on ABC, ... [TVNewser]

Beck Takes Viewer Calls Tonight - Posted October 6, 2008
Do you have something you want to ask Headline News' Glenn Beck? Tonight you'll get a chance, as Beck hosts his second-ever live call-in show. The first show was on September 24 (pictured) as part of his "Exposed: The End of Oil" series. Tonight's show will be part of the "Eco... [TVNewser]

"Exciting and Upsetting" As BizNewsers Cover the Crisis - Posted September 30, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist This, too, shall pass. Stay the course. Cooler heads will prevail. How now, brown Dow. In covering the stock market collapse, CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Dow Dives as House Votes - Posted September 29, 2008
Breaking: The cable news and business networks are covering the House vote on the $700 billion bailout bill. As the tally continued to an eventual "No" vote, the dow took a nose dive, at one point down 705 points. On MSNBC, Andrea Mitchell and House producer/reporter Mike Viqueira discussed the rules... [TVNewser]

The Financial Week That Was - Posted September 22, 2008
As the markets continue to dip and the economy remains the topic du jour following the turmoil last week, TVNewsers reflected on the story. CNN senior business correspondent Ali Velsh... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 19, 2008
Meet the Press: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a roundtable with CNBC's Erin Burnett, CNBC's John Harwood, CNBC's Steve Liesman and Washingto... [FishbowlDC]

As Ike Gets Closer to Shore, So Do the Networks - Posted September 12, 2008
ABC's Sam Champion had arrived in Texas in time for Nightline last night. CNN's Anderson Coop... [TVNewser]

Landfall for Gustav as Cablers Monitor Potential Damage - Posted September 1, 2008
By late this afternoon, there should be more information as to how much damage will come from Hurricane Gustav. But for now, the cablers are monitoring the landfall with wall-to-wall coverage. Some notes:... [TVNewser]

CNN's Gustav Plans: Cooper Live at 8pm - Posted August 31, 2008
Anderson Cooper anchors a two-hour special, beginning at 8pmET, from New Orleans. Cooper is one of the more than 120 anchors, correspondents, producers and support personnel in the Gulf Coast region for CNN. Other correspondents in the region include ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted March 22, 2008
Meet the Press: CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, CNBC's Erin Burnett, Newsweek's Jon Meacham, Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan, Washington Post's Eugene Robinson, NBC's Political Director Chuck Todd Face the Nation: Senators Lindsey Graham (R-NC) and Jack Reed (D-RI) and Ana Marie Cox, Time.com, Roger Simon, Politico.com and... [FishbowlDC]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [FishbowlNY]

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