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The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted 17 hours ago
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted 19 hours ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted 19 hours ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts, Rachel Maddow, Anderson Cooper on the OUT Power 50 - Posted 1 day, 14 hours ago
Several TV news anchors and hosts have made this year's OUT Power 50 list. It's the brand's annual ranking of the most influential LGBT voices in American culture. ABC's Robin Roberts, who ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Don Lemon: CNN Wouldn't Do Nonstop MH370 Coverage If Not for Ratings - Posted 2 days, 12 hours ago
While sitting in as a co-host on "The View" today, CNN's Don Lemon fielded an onslaught of questions from the chat show's ladies about his network's nonstop coverage of missing Malaysia Flight 370. "You've covered this more than any other story that I can re... [TVNewser]

'MTP' Covers Anniversary of Boston Bombings Without Adrianne Haslet-Davis - Posted 2 days, 14 hours ago
The "Meet the Press" panel on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings aired yesterday with former Boston police commissioner Ed Davis, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and several first responders -- but no survivor of the attack -- after Adrianne Haslet-Davis ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Plan For First Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombings - Posted April 11, 2014
The broadcast and cable networks will devote special coverage this weekend and next week to the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Here's what they have planned. NBC News: Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

CNN Anchors Defend Missing Malaysia Airlines Coverage - Posted April 11, 2014
[gallery ids="182032,100529,43008"] Some of CNN's top anchors are defending the network's decision to produce near non-stop coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 for the last month. "I know it's received a fair amount of criticism from some folks, and I understand that... it's a lot of coverage," Anderson Cooper told TVNewser after... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Doubles Down on a Mix of Live News, Original Series and Films - Posted April 10, 2014
CNN wants viewers to "go there." And for CNN, "there" is everywhere. The network announced today it is going to continue pushing the boundaries of traditional cable news by launching more exploratory programs weeknights at 9pmET hosted ... [TVNewser]

If You're CNN, Which Do You Choose? The Brand or Ratings? - Posted April 10, 2014
CNN's ratings got a boost from coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight that has been called both "breathless" and "speculative." In the process, its reputation has taken a hit. The ... [PRNewser]

As Missing Plane Coverage Continues, 'Crossfire' Vanishes - Posted April 10, 2014
One of CNN's signature political shows remains off the air, despite the easing up of near-nonstop coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Today marks one month since "Crossfire" last aired. But it's not for a lack of political news: the Affordable Care Act ... [TVNewser]

These Minutes, Stahl and Kroft Would Like to Have Back - Posted April 9, 2014
Steve Kroft was initially scheduled to close out the 2013-14 season of Guilford College's Bryan Series in Greensboro, NC alongside ... [Fishbowl NY]

These Minutes, Stahl and Kroft Would Like to Have Back - Posted April 9, 2014
Steve Kroft was initially scheduled to close out the 2013-14 season of Guilford College's Bryan Series in Greensboro, NC alongside ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 7 - Posted April 8, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 238 | MSNBC: 101 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 66 Primetime: FNC: 374 | MSNBC: 154 | CNN: 219 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Intimate Look at Boston Marathon Bombing Victim's Road to Recovery - Posted April 8, 2014
Tonight at 10pmET, Anderson Cooper reports "The Survivor Diaries," a documentary about professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor who had her lower left leg amputated after shrapnel tore through it. Haslet-Davis allowed CNN cameras to follow her journey, while also recording her everyd... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in Q1 2014 Were... - Posted April 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"] Fox News had the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers and the top seven in the key A25-54 demographic in the first three months of 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was number one in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,790,000 and 427,000, respectively. "The Kelly... [TVNewser]

Q1 2014 Ratings: Despite Strong March, CNN Third For the Quarter - Posted April 1, 2014
CNN had its third-lowest overall quarter in primetime total viewers in 23 years (since 1991), ranking behind only the second quarter of 2012 and the ... [TVNewser]

Breaking News: Rich Man Will Not Get Richer - Posted April 1, 2014
We wish we could take credit for the headline above. But it comes in fact from Daily Mail user MoeMintz, who thinks it would be a better title for Meghan Keneally's article about a certain... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking News: Rich Man Will Not Get Richer - Posted April 1, 2014
We wish we could take credit for the headline above. But it comes in fact from Daily Mail user MoeMintz, who thinks it would be a better title for Meghan Keneally's article about a certain... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 24 - Posted March 25, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 293 | MSNBC: 136 | CNN: 276 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 377 | MSNBC: 183 | CNN: 293 | HLN: 119 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Loses It Over 'Scandalous' MH370 Coverage, His Guest Calls Out Fox News - Posted March 25, 2014
On the day the Malaysian Prime Minister declared Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "ended" in the Indian Ocean, Bill O'Reilly ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, March 21 - Posted March 24, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 242 | MSNBC: 106 | CNN: 198 | HLN: 99 Primetime: FNC: 280 | MSNBC: 110 | CNN: 199 | HLN: 167 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Cable Hosts Up Criticism of Competitors' MH370 Coverage - Posted March 21, 2014
The coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has become a story of its own, with news and opinion hosts and producers slamming or defending netw... [TVNewser]

Ratings For Overnight Coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - Posted March 20, 2014
CNN was the most-watched network during late night coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. With news breaking out of Australia, CNN/U.S. beg... [TVNewser]

Overnight Developments Keep Networks on the Air Covering Malaysia Airlines Mystery - Posted March 20, 2014
Around 11:30pmET last night we got word out of Australia that satellite images turned up two large objects, which immediately led investigators to believe it might have something to do with missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. In the ensuing hours, Australian and Malaysian offic... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 17 - Posted March 18, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 281 | MSNBC: 151 | CNN: 263 | HLN: 82 Primetime: FNC: 391 | MSNBC: 247 | CNN: 386 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 17 - Posted March 18, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 281 | MSNBC: 151 | CNN: 263 | HLN: 82 Primetime: FNC: 391 | MSNBC: 247 | CNN: 386 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 17 - Posted March 18, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 281 | MSNBC: 151 | CNN: 263 | HLN: 82 Primetime: FNC: 391 | MSNBC: 247 | CNN: 386 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper is 'Totally Obsessed' With Missing Plane Story - Posted March 18, 2014
Anderson Cooper admits to being completely obsessed with the missing Malaysia Airlines story, which has been a ratings bonanza for him and his network. "I gotta say, I'm totally obsessed with it," Cooper told Seth Meyers... [TVNewser]

CNN's New Ratings Heights with Malaysia Airlines Mystery - Posted March 18, 2014
CNN's nonstop coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 continued to pay off in the form of ratings wins throughout the weekend. Since the beginning of the coverage (March 8) through Sunday night, CNN has grown +68% in total viewers and +79% in A25-54 viewers in Total Day, and +72% in... [TVNewser]

Malaysia Air Mystery a Draw for CNN - Posted March 14, 2014
CNN's near nonstop coverage of the mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has boosted the network's ratings to new heights. For the third day in a row the network has come in second, to Fox News, in the cable ne... [TVNewser]

Ratings: Fox News Wins During Breaking News, Cooper Tops O'Reilly in Demo - Posted March 13, 2014
Fox News delivered the highest ratings in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic during yesterday's breaking news of the building explosion in East Harlem, delivering 1,310,000 total viewers and 297,000 demo viewe... [Fishbowl NY]

Ratings: Fox News Wins During Breaking News, Cooper Tops O'Reilly in Demo - Posted March 13, 2014
Fox News delivered the highest ratings in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic during yesterday's breaking news of the building explosion in East Harlem, delivering 1,310,000 total viewers and 297,000 demo viewe... [FishbowlNY]

Ratings: Fox News Wins During Breaking News, Cooper Tops O'Reilly in Demo - Posted March 13, 2014
Fox News delivered the highest ratings in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic during yesterday's breaking news of the building explosion in East Harlem, delivering 1,310,000 total viewers and 297,000 demo viewe... [TVNewser]

CNN Ramps Up Missing Malaysian Jet Coverage - Posted March 13, 2014
          On the sixth day a Malaysia Airlines jet is missing, CNN has ramped up its coverage of the plane that's mysteriously vanished. ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 11 - Posted March 12, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 148 | CNN: 191 | HLN: 68 Primetime: FNC: 394 | MSNBC: 223 | CNN: 325 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 11 - Posted March 12, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 148 | CNN: 191 | HLN: 68 Primetime: FNC: 394 | MSNBC: 223 | CNN: 325 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, March 11 - Posted March 12, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 148 | CNN: 191 | HLN: 68 Primetime: FNC: 394 | MSNBC: 223 | CNN: 325 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Coverage of Missing Malaysian Flight Continues on Cable News - Posted March 8, 2014
The cable networks continue coverage of downed Malaysian Airlines flight 370 which lost contact with air traffic control off the coast of Vietnam enroute to Beijing Saturday morning. The search for the aircraft, with 239 people on board, including at least three Americans, continues into t... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Honored With National Press Foundation Award - Posted March 8, 2014
Wolf Blitzer was awarded with the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism earlier this week from the National Press Foundation. "He's kind of like Cher...people just call him Wolf," CNN Worldwide President ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 6 - Posted March 7, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | MSNBC: 120 | CNN: 119 | HLN: 77 Primetime: FNC: 318 | MSNBC: 241 | CNN: 170 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN International Reporter Told to Stop Broadcasting from Crimea Hotel - Posted March 7, 2014
Speaking to Anderson Cooper via phone last night, CNN International reporter Anna Coren detailed how she was told to stop broadcasting from her hotel in Crimea. "The manageme... [TVNewser]

Anchor Liz Wahl Quits on Air - Posted March 5, 2014
Liz Wahl, a reporter for the English-language, Kremlin-backed network RT, quit at the end of a newscast today. Wahl talked about "the ethical and moral challenges" she faces as a reporter for RT. Her grandparents fled to the U.S. as refugees escaping the Soviet occupation of Hungary following WWII. "I cannot... [Fishbowl NY]

Anchor Liz Wahl Quits on Air - Posted March 5, 2014
Liz Wahl, a reporter for the English-language, Kremlin-backed network RT, quit at the end of a newscast today. Wahl talked about "the ethical and moral challenges" she faces as a reporter for RT. Her grandparents fled to the U.S. as refugees escaping the Soviet occupation of Hungary following WWII. "I cannot... [FishbowlNY]

Anchor Liz Wahl Quits on Air - Posted March 5, 2014
Liz Wahl, a reporter for the English-language, Kremlin-backed network RT, quit at the end of a newscast today. Wahl talked about "the ethical and moral challenges" she faces as a reporter for RT. Her grandparents fled to the U.S. as refugees escaping the Soviet occupation of Hungary following WWII. "I cannot... [TVNewser]

Scenes From Ukraine: 'The Changes Are Subtle ... But They're Here' - Posted March 5, 2014
In between anchoring shows from Kiev, Fox News' Shepard Smith flew last night to Crimea, which has been closely watched as military activities have escalated following the ouster of Ukraine's president. For a report during... [TVNewser]

CNN 10pm Experimentation Continues With 'Making The Case' - Posted March 4, 2014
CNN legal analysts Mark Geragos and Sunny Hostin served as occasional panelists on An... [TVNewser]

More Correspondents Travel to Ukraine - Posted March 4, 2014
More correspondents are up and running from Ukraine as Russian and Ukrainian forces remain in a tense standoff in the country's Crimea region. Secretary of State John Kerry, who flew to Kiev overnight, meets with government officials there today. Several correspondents are traveling to Kiev with Secretary Kerry, ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast and Cable Networks Dispatch Correspondents to Ukraine - Posted March 3, 2014
As tensions escalate in Ukraine, cable and broadcast networks are ramping up their presence in the region. Each of the broadcast networks have correspondents in Ukraine: Bill Neely is in Simferopol for NBC News, ... [TVNewser]

Did Media Coverage of Controversial Arizona Bill Help Lead to Veto? - Posted February 27, 2014
All three cable news networks carried Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's press conference last night announcing her veto of a controversial bill that would allow businesses' and people to refuse service to LGBT people based on re... [TVNewser]

Ronan Farrow Racks Up Three Quick Strikes - Posted February 26, 2014
[The following is a transcript from the FishbowlNY play-by-play booth.] "Now batting... Ronan Farrow, the handsome young son of Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra. Check that... Our statistician ha... [Fishbowl NY]

Ronan Farrow Racks Up Three Quick Strikes - Posted February 26, 2014
[The following is a transcript from the FishbowlNY play-by-play booth.] "Now batting... Ronan Farrow, the handsome young son of Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra. Check that... Our statistician ha... [FishbowlNY]

The Top Cable News Shows in February Were... - Posted February 26, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="181922,199730,195563,178164"] Fox News had the top 13 programs in total viewers and the top five programs in the key A25-54 demographic in January 2014. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,937,000 total viewers and 450,000 demo... [TVNewser]

February 2014 Ratings: CNN Down in Total Day, Primetime - Posted February 25, 2014
CNN continues to struggle finding its footing without major breaking news: the network lost a quarter of its audience in total day and a third of its audience in primetime in February. This month was the network's third-lowest rated month ever in primetime total viewers. The ratings for February 2014 (Nielsen... [TVNewser]

Here are All The Media People Alec Baldwin Bashed in New York Piece - Posted February 24, 2014
Alec Baldwin is a self-important baby with anger issues. We know this. But before "bowing out of public life" (which doesn't really mean anything) via a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Here are All The Media People Alec Baldwin Bashed in New York Piece - Posted February 24, 2014
Alec Baldwin is a self-important baby with anger issues. We know this. But before "bowing out of public life" (which doesn't really mean anything) via a ... [FishbowlNY]

On TV Sunday, Nancy Kerrigan vs. Liam Neeson - Posted February 22, 2014
NBC Olympics has scheduled its much-hyped documentary about the 1994 attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan for 7pm Sunday night against CBS' "60 Minutes" which normally wins the timeslot. Kerrigan hasn't talked about the atta... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, February 13 - Posted February 14, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | MSNBC: 173 | CNN: 111 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 312 | MSNBC: 257 | CNN: 137 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Guess That Baby: TV News Edition - Posted February 12, 2014
You know you love it when mom or dad whip out the old baby album, so we're adding to the "aww" count this morning with some photos from some of the most-well known tvnewsers: ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper No Longer Ignores the Homeless Man on His Block - Posted February 10, 2014
In the online "Overtime" portion for this weekend's 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper revealed that reporting on the Nashville impact of the nationwide "100,000 Homes" campaign for the chronically homeless altered his personal approach to the issue. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper No Longer Ignores the Homeless Man on His Block - Posted February 10, 2014
In the online "Overtime" portion for this weekend's 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper revealed that reporting on the Nashville impact of the nationwide "100,000 Homes" campaign for the chronically homeless altered his personal approach to the issue. ... [FishbowlNY]

'AC360 Later' Removed from CNN Schedule - Posted February 7, 2014
CNN's "AC360 Later" and Jay Leno have something in common: they've both signed off for the last time. Staffers were informed this morning the 10pm new... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper's 'Mini Cooper' - Posted February 5, 2014
Anderson Cooper's "Mini Cooper" made an appearance on "AC360" Tuesday night. The "mini-me," as Cooper calls him, was bought on eBay and is now loose in the CNN newsroom, which includes visiting Cooper on the set, sitting for hair and makeup and dancing to Madonna: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 28 - Posted January 29, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 420 | MSNBC: 222 | CNN: 169 | HLN: 56 Primetime: FNC: 976 | MSNBC: 580 | CNN: 529 | HLN: 80 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 28 - Posted January 29, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 420 | MSNBC: 222 | CNN: 169 | HLN: 56 Primetime: FNC: 976 | MSNBC: 580 | CNN: 529 | HLN: 80 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [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]

January 2014 Ratings: CNN Loses More Than a Quarter of Audience - Posted January 28, 2014
Despite the changes Jeff Zucker has made at CNN over the past year, things are still fairly bleak for the network. January 2014 was CNN's third lowest-rated month ever, with the network losing more than a quarter of its audience in both total day and... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2014
Here's what the cable news networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Fox News: Bret Baier will take over from ... [Fishbowl NY]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2014
Here's what the cable news networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Fox News: Bret Baier will take over from ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, January 21 - Posted January 23, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 302 | MSNBC: 162 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 65 Primetime: FNC: 440 | MSNBC: 269 | CNN: 188 | HLN: 123 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

China Cuts CNN Feed - Posted January 23, 2014
CNN's David McKenzie went on AC360 last night to talk about being roughed up by police in Beijing Wednesday. McKenzie was there to cover the high-profile trial of an activist who leads a campaign to expose government corruption. During Anderson Cooper's interview, a camera was trained on a blacked-out TV screen... [TVNewser]

N.S. Bienstock Acquired by United Talent Agency - Posted January 22, 2014
N.S. Bienstock, one of the nation's biggest and most well-known agencies for TV news talent, has been acquired by United Talent Agency (UTA). Bienstock agents represent more than 600 TV news anchors, reporters and producers including Bill O'Reilly, ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Declares 'Greatest Live Hit' Ever: Randi Kaye Pot Report - Posted January 15, 2014
On "AC360 Later" last night, Anderson Cooper recounted his interview with CNN reporter Randi Kaye on Friday, where Kaye's report on "ganjapreneurs" took her to various marijuana dispensaries in a pot-filled limousine. "Just look at that, it smelled like Willie Nelson's bandana in there, I'm sure," Cooper said. Cooper then p... [TVNewser]

CNN Correspondent Was Totally (Not) High During Pot Report - Posted January 15, 2014
We're pretty sure Randi Kaye was just feeling the crowd's vibe after those tacos, and Wiki Answers tells us there's no such thing as a "contact high"--but Anderson Cooper couldn't stop smiling. ... [PRNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Cooper, Carlson, Doocy - Posted January 13, 2014
Anderson Cooper and Piers Morgan got into a bidding war over a Jeff Koons work of art Saturday night. Cooper's winning bid of $1.4 million topp... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Talks Dennis Rodman, Chris Christie on 'Late Night' - Posted January 11, 2014
During an appearance on "Late Night with David Letterman" this week, Anderson Cooper gave his take on Dennis Rodman's ... [TVNewser]

'AC360 Later' Makes Snowy Return - Posted January 7, 2014
In its first show of 2014 after a long hiatus, "AC360 Later" created its own snow during the record arctic freeze, which local TV reporters ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker: '2014 Will Be The Year We Shake Up Primetime' - Posted January 7, 2014
In an interview with Ad Age, CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker promises big changes in 2014. "It's safe to say 2014 will be ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, January 3 - Posted January 7, 2014
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 137 | CNN: 120 | HLN: 95 Primetime: FNC: 305 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 108 | HLN: 106 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Villafranca, Harward, Kluwe - Posted January 6, 2014
Omar Villafranca has been named a correspondent for CBS News Services, the network's 24-hour newsgathering service. As TVSpy reports, Villafranca joins from KXAS in Dallas. Former U.S. Navy SEAL, Vice Admiral ... [TVNewser]

'There Will Be a Time When Coming Out is Not a Big Story' - Posted January 6, 2014
By any measure, 2013 was the Year of the Queer, especially for network anchors. In addition to the death of DOMA, the increasing acceptance of same-sex marriage, and the Boy Scouts of America's pledge of allegiance to sexual diversity, ABC's ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in 2013 Were... - Posted January 2, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="183857,199730,154542,182197"] Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top nine programs in the key A25-54 demographic in 2013. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,771,000 total viewers and 438,000 demo viewers.... [TVNewser]

It's Time to Admit It: Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin are a Classic Comedy Duo - Posted January 2, 2014
The medium of television and the sensibilities of comedy are vastly different today than they were during the runs of such gold-standard bearers as Mike Nichols and Elaine May, George Burns and Gracie Allen or Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. So just to preface this for comedy purists; we would never... [Fishbowl NY]

It's Time to Admit It: Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin are a Classic Comedy Duo - Posted January 2, 2014
The medium of television and the sensibilities of comedy are vastly different today than they were during the runs of such gold-standard bearers as Mike Nichols and Elaine May, George Burns and Gracie Allen or Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. So just to preface this for comedy purists; we would never... [FishbowlNY]

2013 Ratings: CNN Tops MSNBC in Total Day, But Hits 20-Year Low in Primetime - Posted January 2, 2014
Jeff Zucker's first year at the helm of CNN produced mixed results for the channel. The good news for CNN comes in total day, where the network edged out MSNBC to come in second for the first time in two years. The bad news: CNN was third in primetime... [TVNewser]

In Year-End Message of Gratitude, Robin Roberts Thanks Longtime Girlfriend - Posted December 29, 2013
Robin Roberts surprised her Facebook followers this afternoon in an end-of-year post. She came out publicly ... [AllTwitter]

In Year-End Message of Gratitude, Robin Roberts Thanks Longtime Girlfriend - Posted December 29, 2013
Robin Roberts surprised her Facebook followers this afternoon in an end-of-yea... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Shares Mother's Sexual Romance Story - Posted December 27, 2013
On his show's year-in-review panel last night, Anderson Cooper revealed more than his audience might have expected to hear about his mother's romance memoir. Responding to panelist Dan Savage picking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as his s... [TVNewser]

Bob Beckel & Kimberly Guilfoyle 'Going After' That Other New Year's Eve Duo - Posted December 20, 2013
Two of "The Five" co-hosts Bob Beckel and Kimberly Guilfoyle have news for CNN's New Year's Eve hosts: "We're going after ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Doubting Second-Place Finish to Ron Burgundy - Posted December 20, 2013
Anderson Cooper expressed doubt about the numbers that put him second to Ron Burgundy on Marketwired's ... [TVNewser]

With CNN Experimenting at 10pm, 'AC360 Later' is MIA - Posted December 18, 2013
If you haven't noticed, "AC360 Later" has not aired on CNN for close to two weeks, with CNN airing documentaries, "AC360" replays, and an Anderson Cooper Newtown special in its place. The show has been off-air for nine consecutive weekn... [Fishbowl NY]

With CNN Experimenting at 10pm, 'AC360 Later' is MIA - Posted December 18, 2013
If you haven't noticed, "AC360 Later" has not aired on CNN for close to two weeks, with CNN airing documentaries, "AC360" replays, and an Anderson Cooper Newtown special in its place. The show has been off-air for nine consecutive weekn... [FishbowlNY]

With CNN Experimenting at 10pm, 'AC360 Later' is MIA - Posted December 18, 2013
If you haven't noticed, "AC360 Later" has not aired on CNN for close to two weeks, with CNN airing documentaries, "AC360" replays, and an Anderson Cooper Newtown special in its place. The show has been off-air for nine consecutive weekn... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper on Santa Controversy: 'Don't Even Know If I'm White Anymore' - Posted December 18, 2013
Anderson Cooper was in South Africa covering the death of Nelson Mandela last week when ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, December 12 - Posted December 13, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 262 | MSNBC: 112 | CNN: 114| HLN: 44 Primetime: FNC: 362 | MSNBC: 137 | CNN: 171 | HLN: 73 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan Defends Gun Control Coverage: 'Not My Country, Not My Constitution' - Posted December 11, 2013
The one-year anniversary of the Newtown school shooting is Saturday, and TVNewser recently asked Piers Morgan to respond to criticism of his gun control coverage. "I have a position about it which is pretty ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Up Early For Mandela Memorial Service - Posted December 10, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="206705,206704,206703,206701,206702"] The broadcast and cable networks were up early this morning as international leaders, dignitaries and thousands of South Africans filled FNB Stadium in Johannesburg to honor Nelson Mandela, who died last week at the age of 95. Brian Williams, who as we ... [TVNewser]

'Anderson Cooper 360' Posts Lowest Ratings Since 2011 - Posted December 9, 2013
A new low for "Anderson Cooper 360": Friday's show had 255,000 total viewers and 58,000 A25-54 viewers, its lowest ratings since moving to the 8pmET timeslot in August 2011. By comparison, Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" averaged 2,4... [Fishbowl NY]

'Anderson Cooper 360' Posts Lowest Ratings Since 2011 - Posted December 9, 2013
A new low for "Anderson Cooper 360": Friday's show had 255,000 total viewers and 58,000 A25-54 viewers, its lowest ratings since moving to the 8pmET timeslot in August 2011. By comparison, Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" averaged 2,4... [FishbowlNY]

Coverage Plans for Mandela Memorial Service - Posted December 9, 2013
International leaders, including President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, will honor Nelson Mandela... [TVNewser]

FBDC's Winners and Losers of Twitter - Posted December 9, 2013
FishbowlDC's Mediabistro cousin AllTwitter has just announced the Top 20 Biggest Brands on Twitter, based on number of followers. That got us thinking, how would the DC media orgs rank up? Below we've compiled the most recent follower stats for the biggest brands in DC J... [PRNewser]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, December 3 - Posted December 4, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 276 | MSNBC: 131 | CNN: 98 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 365 | MSNBC: 228 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 128 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, November 27 - Posted December 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 251 | MSNBC: 122 | CNN: 99 | HLN: 71 Primetime: FNC: 294 | MSNBC: 154 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 92 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Shows in November Were... - Posted November 27, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="200463,181922,199730,182197" orderby="rand"] In October, Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top 11 programs in the key A25-54 demographic. As usual, "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,934,000 total viewers and 476,000 demo... [TVNewser]

Nov. 2013 Ratings: CNN Shows Hit Year Lows - Posted November 26, 2013
While all the news networks were down this month compared to last November, due to the 2012 election, CNN was down the most. In the key A25-54 demo, the network was down -62% in primetime and down -59% for total day viewing. The ratings for November, 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same Day... [TVNewser]

Who Covered it More? Typhoon vs. Obamacare - Posted November 20, 2013
The Pew Research Center had the stopwatch going during cable news coverage of the typhoon in Philippines and the continuing struggles with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Coverage of Obamacare dominated on Fox News and ... [TVNewser]

Report: Alec Baldwin 'Not Welcome Back' At MSNBC - Posted November 20, 2013
The New York Post is reporting that Alec Baldwin is not welcome back to ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Renews Contract With CNN - Posted November 20, 2013
Anderson Cooper will remain with CNN, renewing his contract through 2016, CNN confirms to TVNewser. The globe-trotting host of "AC360"-- and more recently ... [TVNewser]

Ali Wentworth On Rescuing George Stephanopoulos From 'Lifetime Of Singledom' - Posted November 17, 2013
Actress Ali Wentworth--who's married to ABC's George Stephanopoulos--dished about pets, her husband, and her friend ... [TVNewser]

Philippines Typhoon Coverage Enters Second Week - Posted November 15, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="203787,203789,203790,203791,203792" orderby="rand"] As coverage of Typhoon Haiyan enters its second week, some changes to ABC News' and CNN's correspondents in the Philippines. ABC News' Gloria Riviera will file her final report from Manila for tonight's "World News." She will relocate over the weekend. Ditto CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Calls Alec Baldwin's Anti-Gay Slur Excuse 'Ridiculous' - Posted November 15, 2013
After his latest run-in with a paparazzo yesterday, MSNBC host Alec Baldwin took to Twitter to condemn anti-gay slurs, but not ac... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Responds To Philippine Broadcaster: 'I Never Said That' - Posted November 15, 2013
As he continues to report from the Philippines after last week's devastating Typhoon Haiyan, Anderson Cooper responded last night directly to Philippine broadcaster ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, November 13 - Posted November 14, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 334 | MSNBC: 148 | CNN: 107 | HLN: 58 Primetime: FNC: 544 | MSNBC: 211 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 86 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Doocys, Grace, Heroes - Posted November 11, 2013
Fox News father-son team Steve Doocy and Peter Doocy are interviewed in AdWeek. "When I first started reporting, my dad told me about all the rookie mistakes he made, whic... [TVNewser]

Here's Who's Covering Typhoon Haiyan - Posted November 11, 2013
The networks have dispatched correspondents to the Philippines to cover the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Here's a list we've compiled so far: Harry Smith and Dr. Nancy Sny... [TVNewser]

Lara Logan: 'The Truth is, We Made a Mistake' - Posted November 10, 2013
CBS News correspondent Lara Logan ended tonight's "60 Minutes" with an apology for her report three weeks ago on the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. As we've ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lara Logan: 'The Truth is, We Made a Mistake' - Posted November 10, 2013
CBS News correspondent Lara Logan ended tonight's "60 Minutes" with an apology for her report three weeks ago on the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. As we've ... [FishbowlNY]

Lara Logan: 'The Truth is, We Made a Mistake' - Posted November 10, 2013
CBS News correspondent Lara Logan ended tonight's "60 Minutes" with an apology for her report three weeks ago on the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. As we've ... [TVNewser]

If Matt Lauer Leaves 'Today,' Who Will Succeed Him? - Posted November 7, 2013
"Today" is actively building its bench of male hosts in the event Matt Lauer leaves the show at the conclusion of his contract in 2015, according to The Hollywood Reporter's ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin Set to Host CNN's New Years For Seventh Straight Year - Posted November 5, 2013
Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin will be reunited once more on CNN. They are set to co-host CNN's New Year's Eve live from Times Square for the... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin Set to Host CNN's New Years For Seventh Straight Year - Posted November 5, 2013
Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin will be reunited once more on CNN. They are set to co-host CNN's New Year's Eve live from Times Square for the... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin Set to Host CNN's New Years For Seventh Straight Year - Posted November 5, 2013
Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin will be reunited once more on CNN. They are set to co-host CNN's New Year's Eve live from Times Square for the... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.30.13 - Posted October 30, 2013
MSNBC tops CNN in October: The October Nielsen ratings are in, and MSNBC has finished second, behind Fox news, for the month. Huzzah! All three of the major networks (CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News) are showing drastic decreases in their numbers compared to this time last year. This is ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Covers 11th Hour of Debt Deal, Government Restart - Posted October 16, 2013
The president appeared in the White House briefing room this evening following the Senate vote, but before the House vote, on a budget deal that reopens the government and raises the debt ceiling. "I want to thank the leadership for coming together and getting this done. Hopefully ne... [Fishbowl NY]

Cable Covers 11th Hour of Debt Deal, Government Restart - Posted October 16, 2013
The president appeared in the White House briefing room this evening following the Senate vote, but before the House vote, on a budget deal that reopens the government and raises the debt ceiling. "I want to thank the leadership for coming together and getting this done. Hopefully ne... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Covers 11th Hour of Debt Deal, Government Restart - Posted October 16, 2013
The president appeared in the White House briefing room this evening following the Senate vote, but before the House vote, on a budget deal that reopens the government and raises the debt ceiling. "I want to thank the leadership for coming together and getting this done. Hopefully ne... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 10 - Posted October 11, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 270 | MSNBC: 149 | CNN: 153 | HLN: 73 Primetime: FNC: 364 | MSNBC: 241 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 100 4p: 5p: 6/6:30p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11/11:30p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Here Are CNN's Top 10 'Heroes' of 2013 - Posted October 10, 2013
CNN has revealed the top 10 "CNN Heroes" for 2013. The cable news channel will fete the top 10 and name one of them "Hero of the Year" at its annual "CNN Heroes" gala. Anderson Cooper is hosting the event from the American Museum of Natural His... [TVNewser]

Fox News' New Primetime Lineup Day One Ratings - Posted October 8, 2013
Fox News Channel's primetime lineup debuted last night. The channel's one new primetime program, "The Kelly File," debuted to 2.07 million total viewers and 289,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo. That placed the program second in the demo behind MSNBC's "R... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox News' New Primetime Lineup Day One Ratings - Posted October 8, 2013
Fox News Channel's primetime lineup debuted last night. The channel's one new primetime program, "The Kelly File," debuted to 2.07 million total viewers and 289,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo. That placed the program second in the demo behind MSNBC's "R... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News' New Primetime Lineup Day One Ratings - Posted October 8, 2013
Fox News Channel's primetime lineup debuted last night. The channel's one new primetime program, "The Kelly File," debuted to 2.07 million total viewers and 289,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo. That placed the program second in the demo behind MSNBC's "R... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Has Most-Watched Show Since December - Posted October 8, 2013
Thanks to a thrilling, high scoring, last second NFL game as its lead-in, "60 Minutes" had its best showing since last December. The Broncos/Cowboys game propelled "60 Minutes" to the No. 1 show Sunday night and the No. 3 primetime show of the week. The broadcast drew 18 million viewers and... [TVNewser]

ABC's 'This Week' Gets Boehner, CNN's 'AC360' Gets Miriam Carey's Siblings - Posted October 4, 2013
A pair of last minute big interviews have been announced on this Friday afternoon, as ABC's "This Week" has an interview with house Speaker John Boehner Sunday, the first with the Speaker since the US Government shutdown. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will also be a guest on the program to talk... [Fishbowl NY]

ABC's 'This Week' Gets Boehner, CNN's 'AC360' Gets Miriam Carey's Siblings - Posted October 4, 2013
A pair of last minute big interviews have been announced on this Friday afternoon, as ABC's "This Week" has an interview with house Speaker John Boehner Sunday, the first with the Speaker since the US Government shutdown. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will also be a guest on the program to talk... [FishbowlNY]

The Top Cable News Programs In Q3 2013 Were... - Posted October 3, 2013
The top cable news programs for the third quarter of 2013 were an awfully familiar bunch, with stalwarts generally leading their respective channels. Thst said, further down the list of top programs, there were a few notable surprises. Fox News led the way per usual, securing the top 13 programs in total... [TVNewser]

In Profile: Darren Rovell, Anderson Cooper - Posted October 1, 2013
BuzzFeed profiles ESPN correspondent and former CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell: "For all of his protestations that he's a reporter doing his job and covering his beat, ultimately this really is all as simple as a guy gravitating toward something he enjoys. He'd rather talk about brand... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 18 - Posted September 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 141 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 245 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p/7:30p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 18 - Posted September 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 141 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 245 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p/7:30p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 18 - Posted September 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 234 | MSNBC: 141 | CNN: 113 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 306 | MSNBC: 245 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 93 4p: 5p: 6p/6:30p: 7p/7:30p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Zucker, Zuckerberg, Roberts - Posted September 19, 2013
At next week's Advertising Week throughout New York City, CNN's Anderson Cooper will interview his boss Jeff Zucker at a panel presented by, no surprise, Time Warner. They will discuss how social media has impacted the news cycle. At ... [TVNewser]

Rampage at DC Navy Yard - Posted September 16, 2013
Police say three shooters are behind a rampage at the Navy Yard in Southeast Washington DC. One of the shooters is "down," according to police, but two remain at large. Shots rang out around 8:20am. The Washington Post ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rampage at DC Navy Yard - Posted September 16, 2013
Police say three shooters are behind a rampage at the Navy Yard in Southeast Washington DC. One of the shooters is "down," according to police, but two remain at large. Shots rang out around 8:20am. The Washington Post ... [FishbowlNY]

Coverage Plans for President Obama's Speech - Posted September 10, 2013
The broadcast and cable news networks have planned special reports ahead of President Obama's primetime address tonight. Here's what they have planned for the speech, which is scheduled for 9pmET. NBC News: Brian... [TVNewser]

Here Are The TV News Reporters Congress Follows on Twitter - Posted September 3, 2013
TV news reporters and anchors are terrific sources of news and analysis when it comes to Congress. So it isn't surprising that members of Congress aggressively follow certain members of the news media on Twitter. New York... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 29 - Posted August 30, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | MSNBC: 140 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 351 | MSNBC: 193 | CNN: 154 | HLN: 112 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 29 - Posted August 30, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | MSNBC: 140 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 351 | MSNBC: 193 | CNN: 154 | HLN: 112 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 29 - Posted August 30, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 250 | MSNBC: 140 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 84 Primetime: FNC: 351 | MSNBC: 193 | CNN: 154 | HLN: 112 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, August 27 - Posted August 28, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 248 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 385 | MSNBC: 212 | CNN: 179 | HLN: 114 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Bill Hader Ponders the Idea of a Stefon Sitcom - Posted August 28, 2013
During an interview this week on Larry King Now, the SNL alum revealed that he and writing partner John Mulaney have concluded in the past that there just isn't enough there for a Stefon movie. But the actor-comedian definitely liked the suspender-ed one's ... [GalleyCat]

Bill Hader Ponders the Idea of a Stefon Sitcom - Posted August 28, 2013
During an interview this week on Larry King Now, the SNL alum revealed that he and writing partner John Mulaney have concluded in the past that there just isn't enough there for a Stefon movie. But the actor-comedian definitely liked the suspender-ed one's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bill Hader Ponders the Idea of a Stefon Sitcom - Posted August 28, 2013
During an interview this week on Larry King Now, the SNL alum revealed that he and writing partner John Mulaney have concluded in the past that there just isn't enough there for a Stefon movie. But the actor-comedian definitely liked the suspender-ed one's ... [FishbowlNY]

The Most Watched Cable News Programs in August Were... - Posted August 28, 2013
Fox News had the top 13 programs in August in total viewers, and the top 11 programs in the key adults 25-54 demo. "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2.36 million total and 369,000 demo viewers. "The Five" and... [TVNewser]

Anchors Can't Stop Talking About Miley Cyrus' VMA Performance - Posted August 27, 2013
Way back in 2009, when this writer was working on a cover story about MTV, a senior executive at the channel said that the Video Music Awards serve to remind people that MTV is still here and it is still edgy, lest people forget its counterculture heritage. Every year the VMAs come... [TVNewser]

Here Are The Highest Paid News Anchors At Each Network - Posted August 23, 2013
TV Guide's Stephen Battaglio and Michael Schneider tally up the highest-paid talent in television for this week's magazine. The highest paid on-air individual in all of TV is syndicated judge "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, who rakes in an estimated $45 million a year for her eponymous ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Toobin: 'Journalism is Not Magical Immunity Sauce' - Posted August 21, 2013
Should David Miranda, the spouse of The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald, have been detained in London last week? CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffre... [FishbowlDC]

The PM Ticker: Raddatz, Cooper, Fusion - Posted August 20, 2013
ABC's Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz got the first interview with Egypt's new leader since the overthrow of its last leader, Mohammed Morsi. Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi warns that any decision by Washington to cut military aid "will be a bad sign and will badly affect the military for some... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Programming Edition): CNN, CNBC, CBS - Posted August 6, 2013
Bradley Manning's father Brian talks with Anderson Cooper in his first interview since a military judge convicted his son in the biggest leak in U.S. history. Tonight at 8pmET on AC360. Carl Quintanilla... [TVNewser]

'Crossfire' To Air at 6:30, 'AC360 Later' To Become Permanent At 10 PM on CNN - Posted August 6, 2013
CNN has officially scheduled the reboot of "Crossfire," and has settled on a permanent program for the 10 PM slot. As TVNewser reported last month, ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 1 - Posted August 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 225 | MSNBC: 120 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 340 | MSNBC: 185 | CNN: 186 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 1 - Posted August 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 225 | MSNBC: 120 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 340 | MSNBC: 185 | CNN: 186 | HLN: 74 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

July 2013 Ratings: CNN #2, Topping MSNBC For Third Straight Month - Posted July 30, 2013
Bolstered by a busy news month that included the George Zimmerman trial, the Asiana Airlines plane crash and the birth of the Royal Baby, CNN placed second in both Total Day and primetime, topping MSNBC for the third consecutive month. Every hour of the network's programming was up double digits in... [Fishbowl NY]

July 2013 Ratings: CNN #2, Topping MSNBC For Third Straight Month - Posted July 30, 2013
Bolstered by a busy news month that included the George Zimmerman trial, the Asiana Airlines plane crash and the birth of the Royal Baby, CNN placed second in both Total Day and primetime, topping MSNBC for the third consecutive month. Every hour of the network's programming was up double digits in... [FishbowlNY]

July 2013 Ratings: CNN #2, Topping MSNBC For Third Straight Month - Posted July 30, 2013
Bolstered by a busy news month that included the George Zimmerman trial, the Asiana Airlines plane crash and the birth of the Royal Baby, CNN placed second in both Total Day and primetime, topping MSNBC for the third consecutive month. Every hour of the network's programming was up double digits in... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Interviews Juror B29 In The George Zimmerman Trial - Posted July 26, 2013
On "Good Morning America," Robin Roberts showed her full interview with Juror B29, also known as "Maddy," in the George Zimmerman trial. As we noted yesterday, Maddy was the only minority juror in the trial. Maddy's comments were starkly different than ... [TVNewser]

ABC News' Robin Roberts Secures Interview With Another Zimmerman Juror - Posted July 25, 2013
Another juror in the George Zimmerman trial is stepping forward for an interview, and this time her identity will not be hidden by shadows. ABC News "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts interviewed juror B29 (her name is "Maddy) toda... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 18 - Posted July 19, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 222 | MSNBC: 143 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 102 Primetime: FNC: 333 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 381 | HLN: 141 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN's 'New Day' Wins in Demo Tuesday - Posted July 17, 2013
Thanks in part to CNN's evening shows, CNN's month-old morning show came in first among younger viewers Tuesday, topping "Fox & Friends," "Morning Joe" and HLN's "Morning Express." The last time CNN beat its cable rivals in the 6-9am timeslot in the demo was April 19, the morning of the Boston bomber... [TVNewser]

Juror B37: 'There will be no other interviews' - Posted July 17, 2013
The juror in the George Zimmerman trial that spoke to CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Ratings: Juror B37, Rachel Jeantel Interviews Lead CNN To Demo Win - Posted July 16, 2013
Two big exclusive interviews propelled CNN to some of its strongest non-special event weekday numbers in a long time Monday night. Anderson Cooper ... [TVNewser]

George Zimmerman Trial Juror To Write Book - Posted July 15, 2013
Juror B37 in the George Zimmerman trial has signed (along with her attorney husband) with literary agent and Martin Literary Management president Sharlene Martin. CNN's Anderson Cooper ... [semanticweb.com]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Zimmerman Juror: 'I Think He's Guilty of Not Using Good Judgment' - Posted July 15, 2013
Just before he went on the air tonight, CNN's Anderson Cooper got the first interview with one ... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Zimmerman Juror: 'I Think He's Guilty of Not Using Good Judgment' - Posted July 15, 2013
Just before he went on the air tonight, CNN's Anderson Cooper got the first interview with one ... [FishbowlNY]

George Zimmerman Trial Juror To Write Book - Posted July 15, 2013
Juror B37 in the George Zimmerman trial has signed (along with her attorney husband) with literary agent and Martin Literary Management president Sharlene Martin. UPDATE: ... [GalleyCat]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, July 11 - Posted July 12, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 265 | MSNBC: 128 | CNN: 274 | HLN: 288 Primetime: FNC: 339 | MSNBC: 202 | CNN: 273 | HLN: 362 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

'Lean Over' Website Spoofs Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Pet Project - Posted July 5, 2013
First, there was the ongoing unhappiness from shareholders over Facebook's stock price. Now, two comi... [AllFacebook]

'Lean Over' Website Spoofs Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Pet Project - Posted July 5, 2013
First, there was the ongoing unhappiness from shareholders over Facebook's stock price. Now, two comi... [Lost Remote]

Afternoon Reading List 07.03.12 - Posted July 3, 2013
What's happening in Egypt? -- Protestors in Egypt are turning out in massive numbers and now have the support of country's military, leaving the Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, on the verge of being overthrown. With the dramatic developments to the... [FishbowlDC]

The Top Cable News Programs in Q2 2013 Were... - Posted July 3, 2013
As usual, Fox News Channel's programming topped the competition in the first quarter of 2013. The network notched the top 13 programs among total viewers and the top eight in the A25-54 demographic. "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one show on Fox News and cable news overall, averaging 2.86 million... [TVNewser]

Q2 2013 Ratings: CNN Tops MSNBC in Primetime For the First Time Since 2009 - Posted July 2, 2013
With double digit growth across the board, CNN was the second most-watched cable news network for the second quarter of 2013. The network topped MSNBC in primetime in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demographic for the first time since 2009. The ratings for Q2 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Saturday, June 22 - Posted June 25, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 147 | MSNBC: 135 | CNN: 111 | HLN: 137 Primetime: FNC: 123 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 85 | HLN: 148 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

'AC360' After Dark? CNN Plans 10 PM George Zimmerman Trial Specials - Posted June 24, 2013
CNN is planning specials every night at 10 PM this week, focusing on the George Zimmerman murder trial. The specials-- titled "Self-Defense or Murder? The George Zimmerman Trial"-- will be hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Fancy Frank | Grey Power | RIP OMG - Posted June 4, 2013
SocialTimes: Frank Gehry is designing Facebook's new office interior, but don't be jealous, we're sure he'll use plenty of stuff from Ikea. TVNewser: ... [Fishbowl NY]

Fancy Frank | Grey Power | RIP OMG - Posted June 4, 2013
SocialTimes: Frank Gehry is designing Facebook's new office interior, but don't be jealous, we're sure he'll use plenty of stuff from Ikea. TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, June 3 - Posted June 4, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 277 | MSNBC: 108 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 97 Primetime: FNC: 383 | MSNBC: 130 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 128 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer's Birthday Advice for Anderson Cooper - Posted June 4, 2013
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper planned to celebrate his birthday yesterday with a textbook edition of the "Ridiculist" taking on the viral phenomenon "Prancercise." But that was not to be, as fellow anchor Wolf Blitzer hijacked the segment. Blitzer appeared to provide advice and guidance, from someone when spent a few more... [TVNewser]

The Most Watched Cable News Shows in May Were... - Posted June 1, 2013
May was a busy news month, led by a devastating tornado in Moore, Okla., the Jodi Arias trial verdict, and a string of political scandals coming out of Washington, D.C. As we noted earlier this week, all the cable news networks except MSNBC were up for the month. Fox News had the... [TVNewser]

Weather Channel's Tornado Hunt Truck Destroyed by Tornado - Posted May 31, 2013
A severe line of weather stretching from Oklahoma City to St. Louis has kept the cable news channels in extended coverage tonight and destroyed at least one Tornado Hunt truck operated by the Weather Channel. Meteorologist Mike Bet... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, May 30 - Posted May 31, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 255 | MSNBC: 102 | CNN: 101 | HLN: 109 Primetime: FNC: 327 | MSNBC: 163 | CNN: 138 | HLN: 144 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The PM Ticker: McCain, Boston, WWYD? - Posted May 29, 2013
CNN's Anderson Cooper has secured he first interview with John McCain since he sneaked into Syria to meet with rebel leaders there. The interview will air this evening on "AC360." NBC's Brian Williams will have the first group interview with six people who had limbs amputated ... [TVNewser]

CNN, BuzzFeed Partner On YouTube Channel - Posted May 28, 2013
"37 Awesome Wolf Blitzer Glasses Shots"? "23 Times Piers Morgan Asks 'Have You Ever Been In Love"? "26 News Events Anderson Cooper Rocked a Black T-Shirt"? CNN is partnering with BuzzFeed and YouTube to launch a new YouTube channel that takes... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair's 'Best Dressed Newsmen' - Posted May 27, 2013
Vanity fair presents a list of the top 10 "best dressed newsmen." What was the magazine looking for in style? "His wardrobe should be dynamic enough to hold our attention but not so outr as to distract from the evening broadc... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien to Executive Produce and Moderate the National Geographic Bee - Posted May 21, 2013
Soledad O'Brien has been tapped as the new moderator of the National Geographic Bee, TVNewser has learned. An announcement is expected Wednesday morning. O'Brien will take over moderating duties from ... [TVNewser]

President Obama To Speak at 10 AM, As More Correspondents Descend On Oklahoma - Posted May 21, 2013
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A Surprise Anchor Appearance and Al Sharpton on 'SNL' - Posted May 19, 2013
Last night's "Saturday Night Live" featured a farewell appearance for "Stefon," played by Bill Hader, who is leaving the show after this season. Stefon, it seems, was leaving "Weekend Update" anchor Seth Meyers for someone new... a prominent TV news anchor. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper 'Simpsons'-Bound - Posted May 18, 2013
In order to say you've really "made it" in the world, you should really have a cameo on Fox's "The Simpsons" on your r sum . Now is looks like CNN's Anderson Cooper is getting his chance. "Simpsons" star Yeardley Smith... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, May 14 - Posted May 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 305 | MSNBC: 86 | CNN: 141 | HLN: 133 Primetime: FNC: 336 | MSNBC: 123 | CNN: 179 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, May 14 - Posted May 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 305 | MSNBC: 86 | CNN: 141 | HLN: 133 Primetime: FNC: 336 | MSNBC: 123 | CNN: 179 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, May 14 - Posted May 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 305 | MSNBC: 86 | CNN: 141 | HLN: 133 Primetime: FNC: 336 | MSNBC: 123 | CNN: 179 | HLN: 150 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, May 13 - Posted May 14, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 316 | MSNBC: 97 | CNN: 162 | HLN: 134 Primetime: FNC: 424 | MSNBC: 171 | CNN: 207 | HLN: 178 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, May 9 - Posted May 10, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 298 | MSNBC: 91 | CNN: 258 | HLN: 206 Primetime: FNC: 384 | MSNBC: 134 | CNN: 367 | HLN: 268 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

CNN Gets Rare Primetime Demo Win - Posted May 8, 2013
CNN had a rare primetime win in the A25-54 demo last night. The 9pm hour of "Piers Morgan Live" won its timeslot over "Hannity," "Dr. Drew" and "The ... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN Gets Rare Primetime Demo Win - Posted May 8, 2013
CNN had a rare primetime win in the A25-54 demo last night. The 9pm hour of "Piers Morgan Live" won its timeslot over "Hannity," "Dr. Drew" and "The ... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Chats With Cleveland Hero Charles Ramsey - Posted May 8, 2013
Cleveland resident Charles Ramsey, who helped free the three kidnapped girls earlier this week in dramatic fashion, spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper on "AC360" last night. As with his first interview with a local TV ... [TVNewser]

Boring Guy Tom Hanks Tops '100 Most Trusted People in America' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Reader's Digest just published a piece titled the "100 Most Trusted People in America" and Tom Hanks took the top spot. This is not sur... [FishbowlLA]

Robin Roberts Tops TV News Personalities on 'Most Trusted' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Several television news journalists have landed on Reader's Digest list of "The 100 Most Trusted People in America." At #12, "Good Morning America" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper SWATted - Posted May 7, 2013
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was the latest high-profile figure to by the victim of a "SWATting" attack. His colleague ... [TVNewser]

The Most Watched Cable News Shows In April Were... - Posted May 2, 2013
April 2013 was a huge news month, led by the Boston bombing, the subsequent manhunt and the explosion in Texas. As we noted earlier this week, cable news ratings were up as a result. Fox News had the top 13 cable news programs in total viewers, and the top three programs in... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America,' 'Today,' 'CBS Sunday Morning' Secure Daytime Emmy Nominations - Posted May 1, 2013
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and TV news shows and personalities are well-represented. The awards will air on HLN June 16. In the "Outstanding Morning Program" category, NBC's "Today," ABC's "Good Morning America" and "CBS Sunday... [TVNewser]

April 2013 Ratings: CNN Places Second in Total Day and Primetime - Posted April 30, 2013
CNN claimed the second-place spot among the cable news networks in the busy news month of April, topping MSNBC in both Total Day and primetime for the first time in more than two years. The network also showed the most growth among its competition, up double digits among Total Viewers and... [TVNewser]

Adam Savader, Former Romney Campaign Intern Arrested for Sexploitation, Shares Anderson Cooper's Breaking News Problem - Posted April 30, 2013
Three obstacles stand in the way of former Mitt Romney campaign intern Adam Savader's political career. Being arrested for allegedly cyberstalking young women and blackmailing 15 of them into sending him nudes... [Fishbowl NY]

Adam Savader, Former Romney Campaign Intern Arrested for Sexploitation, Shares Anderson Cooper's Breaking News Problem - Posted April 30, 2013
Three obstacles stand in the way of former Mitt Romney campaign intern Adam Savader's political career. Being arrested for allegedly cyberstalking young women and blackmailing 15 of them into sending him nudes... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Experimenting With New Panel Format For 'AC360' - Posted April 30, 2013
All this week, Anderson Cooper will be pulling double-duty, not only hosting "AC360" at 8 PM, but new editions of "AC360" at 10 PM... with an entirely different format. The 8 PM show stays the same, but the 10 PM editions of the show wil... [TVNewser]

Aasif Mandvi: 'Conan Had Best Joke of Night' - Posted April 28, 2013
The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi gave fellow comedian Conan O'Brien a big thumbs up today, insisting he had the best joke of the night. "Yeah, I thought he was good," said Mandvi. "It's a tough gig talking to people while they're eating and following President Obama. I thou... [FishbowlDC]

Networks Extend Coverage, Plan Specials for Boston Manhunt - Posted April 19, 2013
The broadcast networks have expanded their coverage into the late-morning as the manhunt for 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev intensifies. The networks are preparing for extended coverage throughout the d... [TVNewser]

Chaos Overnight as One Boston Blast Suspect is Dead, His Brother on the Loose - Posted April 19, 2013
A holdup at a Cambridge 7-11 store around 10pm Thursday set off an all night pursuit for the suspects in the Boston Marathon blasts. By sunrise, an MIT police officer was dead, an MBTA officer was wounded, on... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Cooper, Al Jazeera, Cavuto - Posted April 18, 2013
Anderson Cooper will anchor "AC360" from the site of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas tonight. Al Jazeera America co... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 16 - Posted April 17, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 406 | MSNBC: 162 | CNN: 379 | HLN: 190 Primetime: FNC: 483 | MSNBC: 269 | CNN: 418 | HLN: 215 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 15 - Posted April 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 588 | MSNBC: 206 | CNN: 577 | HLN: 167 Primetime: FNC: 1.199 | MSNBC: 461 | CNN: 1.319 | HLN: 220 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 15 - Posted April 16, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 588 | MSNBC: 206 | CNN: 577 | HLN: 167 Primetime: FNC: 1.199 | MSNBC: 461 | CNN: 1.319 | HLN: 220 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

Boston Bombings: Tuesday Coverage Notes - Posted April 16, 2013
Brian Williams will anchor "NBC Nightly News" from Boston tonight. "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" ... [TVNewser]

Explosions at Finish Line of the Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
... [TVNewser]

Soccer Player Robbie Rogers Talks to ABC's 'Nightline' About Coming Out - Posted April 15, 2013
ABC News correspondent Amy Robach gets the first television interview with professional soccer player Robbie Rogers since he revealed he was gay... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper's 'The Lead' Getting 10 PM Replay Next Week - Posted April 11, 2013
CNN plans to fill the 10 PM slot next week with a replay of Jake Tapper's afternoon program "The Lead," TVNewser hears. Tapper's show currently airs at 4 PM ET, and does not get a replay. Placing it at 10 PM will give it significantly more reach than... [TVNewser]

Zucker: 'Parts Unknown' 'The True Measure of What We Want This Network to Be' - Posted April 11, 2013
Calling it a "huge part of what CNN is going to to be," CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker welcomed hundreds of guests to Porter House at Time Warner Center for a launch event for the network's newest show hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Maddow, Cooper on Out's Annual Power List - Posted April 10, 2013
Out Magazine has published its seventh annual "50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America" list. Apple CEO Tim Cook tops the list for... [TVNewser]

TV News Dominates THR '35 Most Powerful' - Posted April 10, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter released its 2013 "35 Most Powerful People In Media" list, and TV news dominates the winners. The list... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Saturday, April 6 - Posted April 9, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 150 | MSNBC: 113 | CNN: 123 | HLN: 136 Primetime: FNC: 111 | MSNBC: 151 | CNN: 115 | HLN: 117 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

With Bravo Cancellation, Kathy Griffin May Become Available to CNN - Posted April 8, 2013
Bravo has canceled comedian Kathy Griffin's eponymous late night talk show, TVLine ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs in Q1 2013 Were... - Posted April 4, 2013
As usual, Fox News Channel's programming topped the competition in the first quarter of 2013. The network notched the top 13 programs among total viewers and the top six in the A25-54 demographic. "The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one show on Fox News and cable news overall, averaging 2.88 million... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 1 - Posted April 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 138 | CNN: 107 | HLN: 122 Primetime: FNC: 314 | MSNBC: 281 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 165 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 1 - Posted April 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 138 | CNN: 107 | HLN: 122 Primetime: FNC: 314 | MSNBC: 281 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 165 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 1 - Posted April 2, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 259 | MSNBC: 138 | CNN: 107 | HLN: 122 Primetime: FNC: 314 | MSNBC: 281 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 165 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

'Today' EP Don Nash: 'We Hope Matt [Lauer] Stays Forever' - Posted April 1, 2013
The executive producer of NBC's "Today" show, Don Nash, talks to TV Guide's Stephen Battaglio about the drama surrounding the sh... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Says He's Not Piers Morgan, TWT's Emily Miller Says 'Thank God' - Posted March 29, 2013
Emily Miller, senior opinion editor for TWT, appeared on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" Thursday to debate the need for more federa... [PRNewser]

Matt Lauer Meets The Media - Posted March 28, 2013
Nine months after Ann Curry left NBC's "Today" with tears in her eyes, the show is back i... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Meets The Media - Posted March 28, 2013
Nine months after Ann Curry left NBC's "Today" with tears in her eyes, the show is back i... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Lauer Meets The Media - Posted March 28, 2013
Nine months after Ann Curry left NBC's "Today" with tears in her eyes, the show is back i... [FishbowlNY]

What Does The Future Hold For CNN's Anderson Cooper? - Posted March 27, 2013
CNN's Anderson Cooper has long been called "the face of CNN" inside the halls of the CNN Center in Atlanta, and Time Warner Center in New York. His show "AC360" is on twice in prime... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Asked if He Wants Matt Lauer's Job [Update] - Posted March 27, 2013
Matt Lauer is having a rough week. First, New York published that lengthy account... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper Asked if He Wants Matt Lauer's Job [Update] - Posted March 27, 2013
Matt Lauer is having a rough week. First, New York published that lengthy account... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 25 - Posted March 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 255 | MSNBC: 104 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 163 Primetime: FNC: 346 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 152 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 25 - Posted March 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 255 | MSNBC: 104 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 163 Primetime: FNC: 346 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 152 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Monday, March 25 - Posted March 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 255 | MSNBC: 104 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 163 Primetime: FNC: 346 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 152 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Crocodile Hunter, Scores for '60 Minutes' - Posted March 26, 2013
"60 Minutes" made the Nielsen Top 10 for the third time in four weeks, finishing at #9. The broadcast, with a lead-in and delayed in half the country by the NCAA Tournament, drew 10.5 million viewers. Sunday's show featured Lesley Stahl's rep... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Dives With Crocs: '[Getting Eaten] was something that everyone feared' - Posted March 25, 2013
On Sunday's "60 Minutes," CNN anchor Anderson Cooper went to Botswana to dive with crocodiles. Yes, crocodiles. In a behind the scenes video, Cooper and his team talk about what it took to get the impressive shots for the story. "I think the possibility that Anderson could get eaten was a priority... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 21 - Posted March 22, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 246 | MSNBC: 131 | CNN: 108 | HLN: 202 Primetime: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 204 | CNN: 167 | HLN: 301 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 21 - Posted March 22, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 246 | MSNBC: 131 | CNN: 108 | HLN: 202 Primetime: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 204 | CNN: 167 | HLN: 301 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Tackles Nancy Grace's Missing Necklace On 'AC360' - Posted March 22, 2013
The case of Nancy Grace's pilfered pendant continues to rock the halls of CNN. On "AC360," Anderson Cooper talked to Grace about the case of the missing handcuff necklace, first reported on TVNewser yesterday, and put out an APB... [TVNewser]

Guard on Duty During Gardner Museum Heist Talks to CNN - Posted March 22, 2013
The FBI announced earlier this week that it has identified who was behind the 1990 art heist at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, but--spoiler alert--the Feds aren't naming names, and the statute of limitations has run out on the crime, so the creeps that swiped masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt,... [UnBeige]

Help Nancy Grace Find Her Handcuff Necklace - Posted March 21, 2013
There's a mystery brewing at CNN Center in Atlanta and crimefighter Nancy Grace is in the middle of it all. It appears Grace has either lost or someone has stolen her handcuff necklace. You know the one that she's been wearing prominiently during Jodi Arias trial coverage. Well this flyer is now... [TVNewser]

Did CNN Just Help Michele Bachmann Raise Campaign Funds? - Posted March 20, 2013
A breathless Dana Bash chased after Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann Tuesday trying to get her to respond to comments she made about Pres. Obama's "lavish ... [TVNewser]

You Can Take the Producer Out of News, But You Can't Take News Out of the Producer - Posted March 19, 2013
Though it's been more than three years since Amy Chiaro (left) left NBC's 'Weekend Today' for the syndicated 'Dr. Oz,' she still creates a cold open in her mind of headlines for that day's network morning shows -- before she watches them. "... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, March 15 - Posted March 18, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 191 Primetime: FNC: 294 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 101 | HLN: 238 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, March 15 - Posted March 18, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 191 Primetime: FNC: 294 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 101 | HLN: 138 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Friday, March 15 - Posted March 18, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 132 | CNN: 96 | HLN: 191 Primetime: FNC: 294 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 101 | HLN: 138 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: ... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Williams And Dan Patrick Also Approached About 'Jeopardy!' Gig - Posted March 15, 2013
Deadline's Nellie Andreeva reports that Sony Pictures Television not only reached out to NBC's Matt Lauer... [Fishbowl NY]

Brian Williams And Dan Patrick Also Approached About 'Jeopardy!' Gig - Posted March 15, 2013
Deadline's Nellie Andreeva reports that Sony Pictures Television not only reached out to NBC's Matt Lauer... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Jeopardy! Eyeing Matt Lauer - Posted March 15, 2013
Even though he doesn't actually look 72, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is getting up there in age, which means replacement talks are in full swing. The New York Post ... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Lauer And Anderson Cooper: Jeopardy! Hosts? - Posted March 15, 2013
The New York Post's Michael Shain has a doozy of a report this morning: Sony Pictures Television is quietly putting out feelers for potential replacements f... [TVNewser]

Before the Smoke Clears, The Call of a New Pope - Posted March 12, 2013
And now the wait begins. At 12:34pmET, the doors of the Sistine Chapel closed as 115 Cardinals began the process of choosing a new pope. Now, TV news anchors, analysts, producers and bookers are at the ready for the first signs of smoke. The news networks produced special reports as Cardinals made... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: 'If you feel like an outsider, you tend to observe things a lot more' - Posted March 12, 2013
CNN's Anderson Cooper took a break from his conclave coverage to call into SiriusXM's "OutQ" radio show. Cooper is scheduled to receive th... [TVNewser]

Papal Conclave Coverage: Broadcast and Cable Networks - Posted March 11, 2013
The conclave to elect the next Pope will begin Tuesday after morning mass. Here's what the broadcast and cable networks have planned for coverage. ABC's Diane Sawyer will broadcast "World News" from the Vatican beginning this evening... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, March 7 - Posted March 8, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 136 | CNN: 148 | HLN: 189 Primetime: FNC: 363 | MSNBC: 239 | CNN: 165 | HLN: 285 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, March 1 - Posted March 4, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 270 | MSNBC: 152 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 146 Primetime: FNC: 305 | MSNBC: 223 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 180 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

MSNBC, 'Anderson Live' Vets Tapped As EPs Of 'Bethenny' - Posted March 4, 2013
"Bethenny," an upcoming talk show starring former "Real Houseves of New York" star Bethenny Frankel, is adding a veteran TV news producer and a former EP of "Anderson Live," Telepictures has announced. MSNBC senior EP of dayside programm... [TVNewser]

Congrats? | Words Hurt | Watch This and Be Quiet - Posted February 28, 2013
SocialTimes: HP became the first company to reach one million followers on LinkedIn. That's... Something! FishbowlDC: ... [Fishbowl NY]

Congrats? | Words Hurt | Watch This and Be Quiet - Posted February 28, 2013
SocialTimes: HP became the first company to reach one million followers on LinkedIn. That's... Something! FishbowlDC: ... [FishbowlNY]

Katrina vanden Heuvel Lectures Anderson Cooper - Posted February 28, 2013
Just as we were flipping around the cable news networks last night looking for a fresh take on the Oscar Pistorious murder case, a new look at those blades at least, we realized no one was on it. So we settled for the next best thing: CNN's A... [FishbowlDC]

The Most Watched Cable News Shows In February Were... - Posted February 27, 2013
February 2013 was a mixed bag for cable news. While there was lots of news happening, with the exception of the State of the Union and coverage of the Carnival Triumph, not much really broke out among viewers. Fox News, the cable news leader, led the competition with the top 13... [TVNewser]

The Docu-Ticker: CNN, BBC, NBC/ID - Posted February 27, 2013
"The Bully Effect: An Anderson Cooper Special" chronicles the journeys of a bullied child, a grieving parent, a victim of violence, and a filmmaker turned activist. Presented in partnership with Cartoon Network the doc debuts Thursday at 10pmET on CNN. BBC World News will launch a series of documentaries examining the future:... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, February 25 - Posted February 26, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 265 | MSNBC: 120 | CNN: 145 | HLN: 138 Primetime: FNC: 365 | MSNBC: 202 | CNN: 194 | HLN: 188 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper to Receive GLAAD Award - Posted February 21, 2013
Anderson Cooper will receive the Vito Russo Award at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards, the ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, February 18 - Posted February 20, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 251 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 124 | HLN: 101 Primetime: FNC: 343 | MSNBC: 321 | CNN: 159 | HLN: 132 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, February 14 - Posted February 15, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 276 | MSNBC: 140 | CNN: 189 | HLN: 93 Primetime: FNC: 321 | MSNBC: 245 | CNN: 296 | HLN: 116 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Dorner Cornered, California Manhunt Pushes Up Against State of the Union Coverage - Posted February 12, 2013
In the hour leading up to the State of the Union, the cable news networks would ordinarily be in continuing coverage of the President's annual address. Instead, they have been in breaking news mode as choppers hover over a remote cabin in a California forest. Inside that cabin, is believed to... [Fishbowl NY]

Dorner Cornered, California Manhunt Pushes Up Against State of the Union Coverage - Posted February 12, 2013
In the hour leading up to the State of the Union, the cable news networks would ordinarily be in continuing coverage of the President's annual address. Instead, they have been in breaking news mode as choppers hover over a remote cabin in a California forest. Inside that cabin, is believed to... [FishbowlNY]

Dorner Cornered, California Manhunt Pushes Up Against State of the Union Coverage - Posted February 12, 2013
In the hour leading up to the State of the Union, the cable news networks would ordinarily be in continuing coverage of the President's annual address. Instead, they have been in breaking news mode as choppers hover over a remote cabin in a California forest. Inside that cabin, is believed to... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, February 8 - Posted February 11, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 264 | MSNBC: 133 | CNN: 177 | HLN: 92 Primetime: FNC: 309 | MSNBC: 197 | CNN: 239 | HLN: 124 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: CNN - Posted February 11, 2013
CNN is treating tomorrow's "State of the Union" coverage like an election night, loading up on political anchors and analysts. Coverage will be led by Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Co... [TVNewser]

The TVNewser Twitter Index: The Most-Followed Primetime Cable News Shows - Posted February 9, 2013
This week in the TVNewser Twitter Index, we are taking a look at primetime cable news shows, and how they stack up on the social network. It is important to note some discrepancies in the numbers up front. The tracker is looking at the followers of shows, not hosts, that is for... [TVNewser]

How Did Jake Tapper Do in His CNN Hosting Debut? - Posted February 8, 2013
Jake Tapper made his hosting debut on CNN last night, presenting a documentary on a soldier that s... [Fishbowl NY]

How Did Jake Tapper Do in His CNN Hosting Debut? - Posted February 8, 2013
Jake Tapper made his hosting debut on CNN last night, presenting a documentary on a soldier that s... [FishbowlNY]

How Did Jake Tapper Do in His CNN Hosting Debut? - Posted February 8, 2013
Jake Tapper made his hosting debut on CNN last night, presenting a documentary on a soldier that s... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Reveals Contents Of Package Sent To Him By L.A. Murder Suspect - Posted February 8, 2013
On "AC360," Anderson Cooper revealed the contents of the package sent to him by Christopher Dorner, the former L.A. cop turned murder suspect, who is now on the lam. Dorner, in his rambling manifesto, praised a number of TV journalists, including Cooper. Cooper's offic... [TVNewser]

Rogue LAPD Cop Christopher Dorner Sent Package to Anderson Cooper - Posted February 7, 2013
Rogue LAPD cop Christopher Dorner, who is currently wanted for the murder of no less than three people in Southern California, certainly had plenty of thoughts about various pop culture and media figures in his ... [FishbowlLA]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [TVNewser]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [Fishbowl NY]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Williams' Daughter Allison on Watching 'Girls' Sex Scenes With Her Dad - Posted February 7, 2013
On his daytime talk show today, Anderson Cooper asks "Girls" actress Allison Williams what it's like to watch the show's sex scenes with her dad, NBC's Brian Williams (an experience the "Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Lexington's WKYT Launches 4 p.m. Newscast - Posted February 5, 2013
Lexington CBS affiliate WKYT is launching an hour-long 4 p.m. newscast, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader giving the market two newscasts at 4pm. The newscast takes the place of ... [TVSpy]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 31 - Posted February 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 161 | CNN: 125 | HLN: 81 Primetime: FNC: 411 | MSNBC: 224 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 139 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 31 - Posted February 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 161 | CNN: 125 | HLN: 81 Primetime: FNC: 411 | MSNBC: 224 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 139 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 31 - Posted February 1, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 266 | MSNBC: 161 | CNN: 125 | HLN: 81 Primetime: FNC: 411 | MSNBC: 224 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 139 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

CNNI Blocked In China During Report Critical Of Country - Posted January 31, 2013
Once again, China has blocked CNN International's live feed within the country, as the network reports on a story that paints the government there in a bad light. This afternoon CNNI Hala Gorani conducted an interview about the revelation that the New York Times was hacked by Chines... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs In January Were... - Posted January 30, 2013
Putting aside special event programming like coverage of the President's inauguration, January was a typical month for cable news. The top program in all of cable news in both total viewers and the key adults 25-54 demo was Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor." The show averaged 2.86 million total viewers, including... [TVNewser]

January 2013 Ratings: A Mixed Bag For CNN To Start The Year - Posted January 29, 2013
CNN has already undergone two major management changes this year -- president Jeff Zucker's installation and managing edito... [TVNewser]

CNN's Anderson Cooper to D.C. to Talk Guns - Posted January 28, 2013
CNN's Anderson Cooper may not have the combativeness of Piers Morgan on the subject, but come Thursday he'll be in Washington to host a town hall from Ge... [PRNewser]

Kathy Griffin: CNN Had Best New Year's Eve In Years Because She Tried To 'Kiss The Sardine' - Posted January 26, 2013
Comedian Kathy Griffin was a guest on TBS' 'Conan" this week, and the subject of her once-again infamous New Year's Eve appearance on CNN with Anderson Cooper came up. "I am a newswoman, I am practically an anchor over there at this point," Griffin quipped. "Every year Anderson is like 'please do... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, January 17 - Posted January 18, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 254 | MSNBC: 151 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 88 Primetime: FNC: 330 | MSNBC: 217 | CNN: 172 | HLN: 109 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Following Oprah-Armstrong Interview, A Rush For Followups - Posted January 18, 2013
Last night was night one of the Oprah Winfrey interview of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Oprah wasted no time, getting Armstrong to confess to doping right off the bat in a series of pointed yes or no questions. WATCH: Following the interv... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, January 16 - Posted January 17, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 335 | MSNBC: 188 | CNN: 135 | HLN: 74 Primetime: FNC: 429 | MSNBC: 226 | CNN: 157 | HLN: 101 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, January 16 - Posted January 17, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 335 | MSNBC: 188 | CNN: 135 | HLN: 74 Primetime: FNC: 429 | MSNBC: 226 | CNN: 157 | HLN: 101 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, January 16 - Posted January 17, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 335 | MSNBC: 188 | CNN: 135 | HLN: 74 Primetime: FNC: 429 | MSNBC: 226 | CNN: 157 | HLN: 101 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

CBS News, Many, Many Others, Duped by Manti Te'o Girlfriend Death Hoax - Posted January 16, 2013
A brilliant piece of reporting on Deadspin late today will be discussed in Journalism programs -- what's left of them -- on campuses for years to come. Long story short: ... [Fishbowl NY]

CBS News, Many, Many Others, Duped by Manti Te'o Girlfriend Death Hoax - Posted January 16, 2013
A brilliant piece of reporting on Deadspin late today will be discussed in Journalism programs -- what's left of them -- on campuses for years to come. Long story short: ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS News, Many, Many Others, Duped by Manti Te'o Girlfriend Death Hoax - Posted January 16, 2013
A brilliant piece of reporting on Deadspin late today will be discussed in Journalism programs -- what's left of them -- on campuses for years to come. Long story short: ... [TVNewser]

Inauguration 2013: CNN Coverage Plans - Posted January 16, 2013
Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will lead CNN's coverage of President Obama's second inauguration. Coverage of Sunday's swearing-in ceremony be... [TVNewser]

Incest Desk: TWT Op-ed Editor Promotes Outside Media Site of TWT's Head of Digital - Posted January 16, 2013
Plump the pillows and freshen the fine linens. This one's a real incestuous mess. Sure, Wes Pruden, TWT's newly rehired opinion editor owe... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Kurtz Wrote Email At Daily Beast To Discourage Story About CNN Colleague - Posted January 15, 2013
Buzzfeed's Kate Aurthur, who is a former Daily Beast staffer, recalled an anecdote in which she ... [Fishbowl NY]

Howard Kurtz Wrote Email At Daily Beast To Discourage Story About CNN Colleague - Posted January 15, 2013
Buzzfeed's Kate Aurthur, who is a former Daily Beast staffer, recalled an anecdote in which she ... [FishbowlNY]

The Programming Ticker: CNN, PBS, ID - Posted January 14, 2013
One month after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, Anderson Cooper will anchor a special AC360 "United in Newtown," tonight at 8pmET. Country superstar Kenny Chesney recorded a special version of "Amazing Grace" for AC360 , which premiers on the show. Next month PBS devotes an entire ... [TVNewser]

Metro Weekly Named 'Best Local Gay News Outlet' By Gay Hookup App - Posted January 10, 2013
It's an award that might be best held at arms length, but Metro Weekly was named D.C.'s "best local gay news outlet" by the smartphone application Grindr yesterday. Grindr is a type of GPS for gay and bisexual men, notoriously kn... [FishbowlDC]

2012 Ratings: CNN Down for the Year, But Finishes 2012 With Strong Q4 - Posted January 4, 2013
CNN had a rough 2012 in the ratings, and was either down or flat in both total and demo viewers in both primetime and total day. The Presidential election provided a boost at the end of the year however, giving the network strong year-end ratings. The ratings for 2012: Primetime (Mon-Sun): ... [TVNewser]

Gayle King: 'I'm a big, big, big TV news junkie' - Posted January 3, 2013
"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King is the latest subject of The Atlantic Wire's "What I Read." King details her daily media diet and sh... [TVNewser]

Kathy Griffin Talks About Her Anderson Cooper Moment On Letterman - Posted January 3, 2013
Comedian Kathy Griffin, who once again co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve special with her friend Anderson Cooper, went on "The Late Show with David Letterman" to talk about this year's wacky "moment." "If you think this is the part where I a... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Cable Networks Break in to New Year's Eve Specials with Senate Vote on Fiscal Cliff Deal - Posted January 1, 2013
... [TVNewser]

Woman Arrested After CNN, NBC Reports Expose Newtown Charity Scam - Posted December 28, 2012
A woman who was the subject of reports on CNN and NBC has been arrested after allegedly soliciting donations by posing as a relative of a Sandy Hook Elementary School victim. Bronx resident Nouel Alba was the subject of a December 20 report by Drew Griffin on "Anderson Cooper 360" and a... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin Back to Co-Host CNN's New Year's Eve Coverage - Posted December 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_160166" align="alignnone" width="200"] New Year's Eve 2011[/caption] [caption id="attachment_160167" align="alignnone" width="200"]... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, December 17 - Posted December 18, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 293 | MSNBC: 197 | CNN: 259 | HLN: 110 Primetime: FNC: 381 | MSNBC: 276 | CNN: 321 | HLN: 154 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

A Brief Timeline Of American TV Correspondent Kidnappings, Injuries and Deaths - Posted December 18, 2012
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is safe, after being kidnapped i... [Fishbowl NY]

A Brief Timeline Of American TV Correspondent Kidnappings, Injuries and Deaths - Posted December 18, 2012
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is safe, after being kidnapped i... [FishbowlNY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Sunday Coverage Plans - Posted December 15, 2012
Coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue into Sunday on the broadcast and cable networks. On CNN, Candy Crowley will anchor "State of the Union" from Newtown. Don Lemo... [FishbowlLA]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

The Afternoon Ticker: 'CTM' In DC, Katie, Piers - Posted December 11, 2012
"CBS This Morning" will broadcast live from Capitol Hill, inside the Ways and Means Committee hearing room tomorrow. The room will be the one where fiscal cliff legislation is born or dies. Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, December 7 - Posted December 10, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 260 | MSNBC: 174 | CNN: 100 | HLN: 83 Primetime: FNC: 274 | MSNBC: 243 | CNN: 115 | HLN: 96 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Jonah Peretti Named I Want Media's 'Person of The Year' - Posted December 10, 2012
It's awards season! Get excited. Unless you don't ever win awards, then just listen to your favorite Jewel record and curl into a ball until you feel better. Anyway, here's one award among many: ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jonah Peretti Named I Want Media's 'Person of The Year' - Posted December 10, 2012
It's awards season! Get excited. Unless you don't ever win awards, then just listen to your favorite Jewel record and curl into a ball until you feel better. Anyway, here's one award among many: ... [FishbowlNY]

The Sunday Ticker: Walters, NYC 'Talk,' GMA Live - Posted December 9, 2012
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down with ABC's Barbara Walters at the White House for their first joint interview since re-election. The interview, an annual holiday tradition and airing Friday on "20/20," will begin with President Obama alone, with Mrs. Obama joining in. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, December 5 - Posted December 7, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 300 | MSNBC: 178 | CNN: 131 | HLN: 78 Primetime: FNC: 421 | MSNBC: 303 | CNN: 135 | HLN: 88 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper On Being Blinded, Jeff Zucker - Posted December 6, 2012
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was a guest on "CBS This Morning" this morning. Cooper is also a contributor to "60 Minutes," and he tapes his daytime talk showing the CBS Broadcast Center just a few hundred feet from Studio 57, where "CTM" originates. Cooper spoke about his injury on assignment that... [TVNewser]

Capehart Reacts to Subway Doom Incident - Posted December 5, 2012
WaPo's Jonathan Capehart addresses the delicate role journalists sometimes play in the course of their day jobs. In his column, he praises CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper Temporarily Blinded During Trip To Portugal - Posted December 4, 2012
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was in Portugal last week shooting a story for CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes," and he ended up being temporarily blinded for 36 hours. He recounts the harrowing experience on his daytime talk show "... [TVNewser]

16 Million Watch '60 Minutes' Making it #6 Show of the Week - Posted December 4, 2012
A last second Steelers win over the Ravens helped propel "60 Minutes" into the Top 10 last week. 16.15 million viewers made "60" the 6th most-watched program of the week. Sunday's show featured Steve Kroft's investigation of for-profit h... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Sunday, December 2 - Posted December 4, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 133 | MSNBC: 147 | CNN: 103 | HLN: 116 Primetime: FNC: 88 | MSNBC: 176 | CNN: 121 | HLN: 117 ... [TVNewser]

Pushpa Basnet Named CNN's 2012 Hero of the Year - Posted December 3, 2012
A 29-year-old Nepalese woman who advocates for the rights of children who live in jail with their incarcerated parents was named the 2012 CNN Hero of the Year Sunday. Pushpa Basnet runs a nonprofit organization in Nepal that provides shelter, education, food, medical care and day care for children whose parents. Her... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, November 29 - Posted November 30, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 257 | MSNBC: 218 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 66 Primetime: FNC: 330 | MSNBC: 347 | CNN: 130 | HLN: 90 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, November 28 - Posted November 29, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 265 | MSNBC: 232 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 94 Primetime: FNC: 336 | MSNBC: 395 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 102 ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, November 28 - Posted November 29, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 265 | MSNBC: 232 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 94 Primetime: FNC: 336 | MSNBC: 395 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 102 ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, November 28 - Posted November 29, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 265 | MSNBC: 232 | CNN: 126 | HLN: 94 Primetime: FNC: 336 | MSNBC: 395 | CNN: 122 | HLN: 102 ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs In November 2012 Were... - Posted November 29, 2012
November was a strong month for cable news, bolstered by the election early on. Fox News, as usual, held the top spot in both the total viewer and adults 25-54 metrics, and secured the top eight programs in total viewers and the top two slots in the demo. Note: this ranker... [TVNewser]

November 2012 Ratings: CNN Up Double Digits in Primetime, Total Day - Posted November 28, 2012
CNN got a much-needed boost from the Presidential election and related political coverage in November. The network grew significantly compared to the same month last year, turning in its best monthly pe... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Gets Drunk with Hoda and Kathie Lee on his Show: 'I should never have agreed to this' - Posted November 21, 2012
Before Anderson Cooper left for the Middle East where he's been ducking from bombs, he welcomed NBC's Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford to his syndicated show, which aired Tuesday. Naturally, there was alcohol. And, yes, there was alcohol. "I'... [TVNewser]

Debating Anderson Cooper's Twitter Fight - Posted November 21, 2012
Anderson Cooper's Twitter backlash toward a viewer was a topic on the "Today" show's third hour this morning. "Cooper," explained Willie Giest, "has been rep... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Ayman Mohyeldin and Al Jazeera Dodge Explosions In Gaza - Posted November 21, 2012
Another day, another round of bombings in Gaza and Israel. A number of foreign journalists, including CNN's Anderson Cooper, NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin and reporters for Al Jazeera had their own close calls. Update: ABC's Matt Gutman also had an incident, check it out after the jump. Cooper, w... [TVNewser]

How a TV news personality should use social - Posted November 21, 2012
In the midst of the unfortunate and terrible situation in Israel/Gaza, an interesting use of social has emerged from CNN's Anderson Cooper. Cooper is currently on the ground in the region and isn't only preparing for TV broadcasts. ... [Lost Remote]

How Cable News Covered The Israel/Gaza Conflict Last Night - Posted November 20, 2012
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Bomb Explodes Near Anderson Cooper During Live-Shot In Gaza - Posted November 19, 2012
As we noted yesterday, CNN's Wolf Blitzer is in Jerusalem, while Anderson Cooper is in Gaza. During one of his live reports for CNN last night, Cooper was interrupted by a very loud expl... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper Travel to Middle East to Report on Israel-Gaza Conflict - Posted November 18, 2012
With violence escalating in Jerusalem and Gaza, and CNN has dispatched Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper... [FishbowlLA]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper Travel to Middle East to Report on Israel-Gaza Conflict - Posted November 18, 2012
With violence escalating in Jerusalem and Gaza, and CNN has dispatched Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer And Willie Geist Crack 'People' 'Sexiest Man Alive' List - Posted November 14, 2012
NBC "Today" anchors Matt Lauer and Willie Geist made People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" issue. Neither men were the "sexiest Man" this year (that honor belongs to Channing Tatum), but both made their mark anyway. Lauer was featured in a photo-spread dedicated to men with "salt and pepper" good looks (CNN... [TVNewser]

Two Newsers Crack THR 'Next Gen' List - Posted November 10, 2012
Two TV news staffers made The Hollywood Reporter's "Next Gen 2012" list, which profiles up and coming movers and shakers in Hollywood and the entertainment business. ABC News White House produ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, November 2 - Posted November 5, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 476 | MSNBC: 294 | CNN: 193 | HLN: 91 Primetime: FNC: 652 | MSNBC: 413 | CNN: 280 | HLN: 112 ... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs In October 2012 Were... - Posted November 3, 2012
October 2012 was a big one for cable news, thanks in large part to the Presidential debates, and the final leg of the campaign. The debates help boost programs, generating a "halo effect" that had an impact on the top cable news programs. Fox News Channel led the way as usual,... [TVNewser]

CNN's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
CNN's coverage of the Presidential election kicks off on Tuesday night at 6pmET. Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will anchor from ... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted November 2, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't care. Try to keep... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day: Hurricane-Cyclone Sandy Edition "DC, take it from Coco Pebbles Chanel: it never hurts to be prepared." -- The Hill's Howlma Kurtz, a.k.a. Judy Kurtz with accompanying picture. Mixed feelings: "TWIITTER, I HATE YOU.... OK, I LO... [FishbowlDC]

Hurricane News Dump: Anderson Cooper's Talk Show Not Getting Renewed For Third Season - Posted October 29, 2012
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show "Anderson Live" will not be returning for a third season next year. Time Warner's syndication production studio TelePictures ... [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]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, October 23 - Posted October 24, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 466 | MSNBC: 303 | CNN: 186 | HLN: 83 Primetime: FNC: 745 | MSNBC: 550 | CNN: 259 | HLN: 156 ... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' #2 for the Week - Posted October 23, 2012
The overtime New York Jets - New England Patriots game Sunday afternoon which drew 23 million viewers in its final hour helped propel "60 Minutes" to the #2 show of the week. The broadcast drew 15.86 million viewers, the CBS News magazine's highest weekly ranking since December 18, 2011. Sunday's broadcast featured ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Friday, October 19 - Posted October 22, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 420 | MSNBC: 253 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 63 Primetime: FNC: 673 | MSNBC: 405 | CNN: 146 | HLN: 65 ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Has Two 'Exclusives,' Provided You Don't Watch CBS - Posted October 22, 2012
NBC's "Today" had two "exclusive interviews" this morning, although both people had already been interviewed on CBS News. Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner was interviewed by Savannah Guthrie this morning, touted as a "Today" exclusive. The only problem is that ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 18 - Posted October 19, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 473 | MSNBC: 261 | CNN: 142 | HLN: 68 Primetime: FNC: 753 | MSNBC: 588 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 82 ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 18 - Posted October 19, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 473 | MSNBC: 261 | CNN: 142 | HLN: 68 Primetime: FNC: 753 | MSNBC: 588 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 82 ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 18 - Posted October 19, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 473 | MSNBC: 261 | CNN: 142 | HLN: 68 Primetime: FNC: 753 | MSNBC: 588 | CNN: 235 | HLN: 82 ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Drew Griffin Talks To Reddit Troll On 'AC360' - Posted October 19, 2012
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has made a point of regularly taking to task websites that post provocative and legally dubious photos of children. On his show last night, correspondent Drew Griffin spoke to Michael Brutsch, one of the people responsible for possibly the largest depository for the images, the "jailb... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 17 - Posted October 18, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 491 | MSNBC: 340 | CNN: 180 | HLN: 75 Primetime: FNC: 740 | MSNBC: 614 | CNN: 258 | HLN: 85 ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate - Posted October 16, 2012
Tonight's Presidential debate, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, will be held at Hofstra University at 9pmET. Here's a round-up of what the broadcast and cable networks have planned. On ABC News, ... [TVNewser]

Gawker Identifies the Creepiest Troll on the Internet, and Reddit Rushes to His Defense - Posted October 15, 2012
Under the username Violentacrez, 49-year-old Michael Brutsch of Arlington, Texas, anonymously created and maintained a multitude of racist, mysogynistic, and ... [FishbowlLA]

Anderson Cooper Digs Through James Bond Props for '60 Minutes' Report - Posted October 14, 2012
The James Bond franchise celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and Anderson Cooper goes inside a treasure trove of artifacts from the famous films on tonight's "60 Minutes." Cooper rifles through champagne bottles, booby-trapped briefcases and "deadly dentures," and even gets a chance to shoot James Bond's gun, for the segment. Watch... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 10 - Posted October 11, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 416 | MSNBC: 216 | CNN: 111 | HLN: 72 Primetime: FNC: 759 | MSNBC: 384 | CNN: 119 | HLN: 74 ... [TVNewser]

CNN's VP Debate Coverage to Feature Focus Group, Time Clock - Posted October 10, 2012
With multiple networks carrying the same programming tomorrow night -- the one and only Vice Presidential debate -- CNN has decided to feature real-time feedback from a focus group in Virginia, and a running time clock that tracks each candidate's speaking time which will be added up to determine the time... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, October 8 - Posted October 9, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 341 | MSNBC: 208 | CNN: 106 | HLN: 89 Primetime: FNC: 520 | MSNBC: 381 | CNN: 100 | HLN: 80 ... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair Profiles Piers Morgan and 'Piers Morgan Tonight': 'The leper with the most fingers' - Posted October 5, 2012
CNN's Piers Morgan gets the Vanity Fair profile treatment. The piece does a good job going into Morg... [TVNewser]

Anderson Rips Star: 'For her to emerge out of the shadows and attack me for this, I couldn't believe it' - Posted October 4, 2012
CNN's Anderson Cooper, on his syndicated show today, ripped Star Jones after Jones said on the "Today" show that Cooper's public coming out this summer was a ratings ploy. A fired up Cooper, with guest h... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs In Q3 2012 Were... - Posted October 3, 2012
Q3 2012 was a very strong one for MSNBC, which managed to have two shows in the top 10 in the demo for the quarter. Fox News Channel led the way as usual, scoring the top 10 programs in total viewers, and the top six in the demo. As usual, "The O'Reilly... [TVNewser]

Q3 2012 Ratings: CNN Still Down Compared To Last Year - Posted October 2, 2012
Despite lots of strong news stories, including the crisis in Libya, the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, and plenty of political news, CNN still saw viewership declines in both total day and primetime compared to ... [TVNewser]

Fact Checking To Play Big Role In CNN's Presidential Debate Coverage - Posted September 28, 2012
Covering the Presidential debates is tough for the cable news channels. Unlike on an election night, every channel is showing the same thing. The only real differences are in the content that goes into the pre and post-debate programming. CNN is planning to differentiate its programming by making f... [TVNewser]

Rosanna Scotto Co-Hosts on Anderson Live Today - Posted September 28, 2012
Like a sale at your favorite department store, One Day Only! That could be the banner headline as Rosanna Scotto does a TV doubleheader today. Following her Good Day New York work at WNYW with Dave Price, Channel 5 viewers will see Scotto guest host on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rosanna Scotto Co-Hosts on Anderson Live Today - Posted September 28, 2012
Like a sale at your favorite department store, One Day Only! That could be the banner headline as Rosanna Scotto does a TV doubleheader today. Following her Good Day New York work at WNYW with Dave Price, Channel 5 viewers will see Scotto guest host on ... [FishbowlNY]

After Bailing On Piers Morgan, Kelsey Grammer Opens Up To Anderson Cooper - Posted September 25, 2012
This is odd. You may recall that last week actor Kelsey Grammer bailed on CNN anchor Piers Morgan just minutes before the 9 PM program was set to begin. The apparent cause of Grammer's decision was ... [TVNewser]

CNN Reports Details of Amb. Chris Stevens' Private Diary; State Dept. Calls it 'Indefensible'; CNN Punches Back: State Dept. 'Attacking the Messenger' - Posted September 23, 2012
The State Department is taking CNN to task for sharing details from Ambassador Chris Stevens' diary, before returning the journal to his family. Stevens, along with three other Embassy personnel were killed on Sept. 11 when the consulate in Benghazi came under attack. On Wednesday's AC360, ... [TVNewser]

CNN Names Top 10 Heroes of 2012 - Posted September 20, 2012
Today, CNN named the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2012, one of whom will be named "CNN Hero of the Year" during the live broadcast hosted by Anderson Cooper from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 2. ... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Rerun Tops New Fall Shows - Posted September 18, 2012
A rerun of "60 Minutes," with the benefit of an NFL lead-in, was the most-watched show last week -- even ahead of 12 primetime season premieres on other networks. Sunday's "60 Minutes" featured Scott Pelley's interview with NFL super-agent ... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted September 14, 2012
Get ready for another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't care. Try to keep... [PRNewser]

The Ticker: Bloomberg, Univision, Cooper - Posted September 14, 2012
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and former House Democratic leader Dick Gephardt are co-hosting Bloomberg TV's "Street Smart" today. The two politicians will join Trish Regan and Adam Johnson from 4-5pmET as part of the network's "Econo... [TVNewser]

Coming Soon To a Casino Near You: Bill O'Reilly And Anderson Cooper?? - Posted September 14, 2012
Just about every TV news personality has some sot of side job. Books are a popular choice, but speaking engagements are up there too. Apparently they can be quite a draw, even at casinos. The Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida apparently wants everyone on its email list to know that... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, September 12 - Posted September 13, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 446 | MSNBC: 230 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 87 Primetime: FNC: 753 | MSNBC: 445 | CNN: 255 | HLN: 95 ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, September 10 - Posted September 11, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 288 | MSNBC: 218 | CNN: 115 | HLN: 71 Primetime: FNC: 416 | MSNBC: 387 | CNN: 142 | HLN: 69 ... [TVNewser]

'Katie' Launch Draws Big Ratings - Posted September 11, 2012
The series premiere of the new syndicated talk show "Katie" was a very solid one ratings-wise. According to Nielsen metered market ratings, Katie Couric's talk show debuted to a 2.8 household rating/8 share. That would make it the strongest new dayti... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 11, 2012
Quotes of the Day "As a reporter I didn't think it was appropriate. It didn't seem part of my job. ...The tide of history only moves forward when everybody is fully visible. ...I didn't want to send a message that there was anything I was ashamed about or unhappy about or uncomfortable... [FishbowlDC]

Between the Morning and the Evening, Katie Couric Settles In to Her Comfort Zone - Posted September 10, 2012
If today's long-awaited debut of Katie Couric's syndicated talk show resembled an infomercial for Weight Watchers, that's because it was. The first three segments of Couric's Disney chatfest were devoted almost entirely to guest ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: 'I didn't want to send a message that there was anything I was ashamed about' - Posted September 10, 2012
On the season premiere of his syndicated talk show today, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper talked about why he decided to come out over the Summer. Co-host Kristen Chenowith egged him on toward the top ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Anderson Cooper Facing Serious Challenges In Crowded Syndie Marketplace - Posted September 10, 2012
Today former CBS and NBC news anchor Katie Couric will debut her syndicated talk show "Katie" (look for Gail Shister's review of the first episode later today). Also debuting today: new talk shows hosted by "Survivor" host ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 5, 2012
Quotes of the Day "When did fact checking and journalism go their separate ways?" -- Comedy Central Daily Show Host Jon Stewart to NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw, who appeared on the show ... [FishbowlDC]

Charlotte AM Host Lobbies Anderson Cooper for Job - Posted September 4, 2012
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Isaac And Speeches Dominate The Morning - Posted August 29, 2012
Two stories dominated TV news coverage this morning: the landfall of Hurricane Isaac in New Orleans, and the speeches from Ann Romney and Chris Christie at the RNC. On Weather Channel (which it should be noted was the first outlet to report Isaac's landfall), Al Roker and Jim Cantore reported from i... [TVNewser]

iPads and Florida Fare as CNN Grill Opens in Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
The CNN Grill, located across the street from the Tampa Bay Times Forum, officially opened its doors last night on the eve of the delayed opening of the RNC. The Grill is home to some of CNN's morning and daytime programming, including "Early Start" and ... [TVNewser]

Memorable Coverage On Cable News, From NOLA To Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
Shepard Smith kicks off his coverage from New Orleans on what to expect when Isaac hits: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Anderson Cooper re... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Chiang, Cooper & Friends, FBN - Posted August 27, 2012
Former CNBC producer Lulu Chiang has landed at CBS News. Chiang, who had been Maria Bartiromo's producer, is joining the "CBS Evening News" as a senior producer/senior booker. Pat Shevlin's note to staff announcing the hir... [Fishbowl NY]

The Evening Ticker: Chiang, Cooper & Friends, FBN - Posted August 27, 2012
Former CNBC producer Lulu Chiang has landed at CBS News. Chiang, who had been Maria Bartiromo's producer, is joining the "CBS Evening News" as a senior producer/senior booker. Pat Shevlin's note to staff announcing the hir... [FishbowlNY]

Star Correspondents Bolt Tampa For NOLA, As Isaac Approaches - Posted August 27, 2012
Two TV news correspondents who made their marks covering Hurricane Katrina seven years ago are returning to New Orleans as another hurricane approaches. Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith and CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Packing for a Convention, and a Hurricane - Posted August 26, 2012
As Tropical Storm Isaac continues to march northwest, many tvnewsers are preparing to cover two big stories over the next few days. The picture below, Tweeted by Martin Finn, the coordinating producer for "Fox Report with ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, August 21 - Posted August 22, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 319 | MSNBC: 181 | CNN: 119 | HLN: 77 Primetime: FNC: 506 | MSNBC: 335 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 102 ... [TVNewser]

With Wedding, a Cable News First - Posted August 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_142181" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Abner and Roberts, joined by black lab/border collie mix Riley and Pitbull/lab mix Roxie Photo Credit: Ryan Scherb"][/caption] Like any first-time groom, MSNBC's Thomas Rober... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Monday, August 13 - Posted August 14, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 327 | MSNBC: 172 | CNN: 101 | HLN: 80 Primetime: FNC: 444 | MSNBC: 339 | CNN: 138 | HLN: 87 ... [TVNewser]

CNN Sending at Least 20 On-Airs to RNC, DNC - Posted August 14, 2012
The first sentence of CNN's just-released press release for convention coverage reads like this: CNN will offer viewers nonstop, unbiased programming across on-air and digital platforms at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions beginning later this month. It's as if CNN is saying, if you watc... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Baier, Diaz-Balart, CNN Heroes - Posted August 10, 2012
Bret Baier is hosting a primetime special on Fox News examining American cities on the verge of bankruptcy. "Fox News Reporting: Cities Going Broke" airs tonight at 10pmET. Telemundo anchor Jose Diaz-Balart is guest hosting the 2pmET hour on MSNBC next ... [TVNewser]

Top 10 Highest Paid News Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
TVGuide is out with its annual list of the top celebrity earners. Judge Judy tops them all, making $45 million a year. Ashton Kutcher is tops among comedy actors for his "Two and a Half Men" haul. Mark Harmon... [TVNewser]

Kelly Ripa Gets $20 Million a Year to Act Like an Idiot - Posted August 9, 2012
The Daily Beast has published a list of the highest paid TV anchors, and it's massively depressing. It's sad because some of the people featured in the list don't do much at all. Like Kelly Ripa... [Fishbowl NY]

Kelly Ripa Gets $20 Million a Year to Act Like an Idiot - Posted August 9, 2012
The Daily Beast has published a list of the highest paid TV anchors, and it's massively depressing. It's sad because some of the people featured in the list don't do much at all. Like Kelly Ripa... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Accepts NLGJA Award for AC360 Series - Posted August 8, 2012
CNN's AC360 was presented the Excellence in Network Television award from the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association at an awards dinner this past weekend. The dinner was part of NLGJA's annual conference, held this year with other Unity journalists in Las Vegas. Anderson Cooper, who ... [TVNewser]

CNN Continues Wisconsin Presence in Shooting Aftermath - Posted August 7, 2012
CNN's heavy coverage of the Wisconsin shooting continues today. The network has Anderson Cooper, Randi Kaye, Ted Rowlands, Poppy Harlow and ... [TVNewser]

CNN Hits 20-Year Ratings Low in Primetime - Posted August 7, 2012
It's been a challenging week in the ratings for just about any network not named NBC, but for CNN, last week was especially rough in the ratings department as the network experienced another 20-year low in ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett Bring Shows to Wisconsin to Cover Sikh Temple Shooting - Posted August 6, 2012
Erin Burnett and Anderson Cooper will both broadcast their shows live from Oak Creek, WI tonight, site of yesterday's mass shooting at a Sikh temple. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Vintage Fashion Blogger and Olympic Sangria Drinker Lisa Rowan - Posted August 6, 2012
Say hello to ... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper Doesn't Seem To Be Having Trouble Pulling Double Duty Yet - Posted August 2, 2012
As we noted earlier this week, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is revamping his daytime talk show, including taking it liv... [TVNewser]

'Anderson' Getting Overhauled, Will Look More Like 'Live! With Kelly' - Posted August 1, 2012
Not only is Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show going live next season, it is also going 'Live.' B&... [TVNewser]

July 2012 Ratings: CNN Continues to Struggle - Posted July 31, 2012
CNN was down double digits across the board in July. Compared to July 2011, the network is -20% in Total Viewers and -23% in A25-54 in Total Day. In primetime, CNN is down -23% in Total View... [Fishbowl NY]

July 2012 Ratings: CNN Continues to Struggle - Posted July 31, 2012
CNN was down double digits across the board in July. Compared to July 2011, the network is -20% in Total Viewers and -23% in A25-54 in Total Day. In primetime, CNN is down -23% in Total View... [FishbowlNY]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted July 27, 2012
It's Friday, which means it's time for another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [FishbowlDC]

Colorado Shooting: News Show Changes, Primetime Specials Planned - Posted July 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_138511" align="alignright" width="325" caption="Reporter Amanda Kost from Denver station KMGH Tweets this photo from outside the Aurora, CO theater"][/caption] The tragic shooting in Colorado is forcing many TV news programs to throw out their ... [TVNewser]

Jethro Nededog on Joining Celebuzz - Posted July 16, 2012
It's been a month since Jethro Nededog switched to the professional channel of Celebuzz senior editor, TV. But one thing remains the same - he is reporting once more to good friend and mentor Joseph Kapsch. ... [FishbowlLA]

Anderson Cooper, Harold Ford, Jr and Bob Guccione, Jr - Posted July 11, 2012
After a long holiday weekend left the usual Wednesday lunch crowd without their weekly power lunch fix, the town car set who could tear themselves away from their Hampton cottages returned to Michael's today. I say we outlaw any more midweek July 4th holidays. Too confusing! I was joined today by ... [FishbowlLA]

Anderson Cooper, Harold Ford, Jr and Bob Guccione, Jr - Posted July 11, 2012
After a long holiday weekend left the usual Wednesday lunch crowd without their weekly power lunch fix, the town car set who could tear themselves away from their Hampton cottages returned to Michael's today. I say we outlaw any more midweek July 4th holidays. Too confusing! I was joined today by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper, Harold Ford, Jr and Bob Guccione, Jr - Posted July 11, 2012
After a long holiday weekend left the usual Wednesday lunch crowd without their weekly power lunch fix, the town car set who could tear themselves away from their Hampton cottages returned to Michael's today. I say we outlaw any more midweek July 4th holidays. Too confusing! I was joined today by ... [FishbowlNY]

Kurtz Gives Williams Cheese With His Whine - Posted July 9, 2012
Two weeks ago Politico suspended its White House Correspondent Joe Williams for going on national TV and declaring that Mitt Romney is more at ease with white people among some "dick" slurs about the presumed Republican p... [FishbowlDC]

Frank Ocean, Anderson Cooper Revelations Speak Volumes - Posted July 5, 2012
Frank Ocean, the Odd Future singer with an upcoming solo album "Channel Orange," has revealed in a letter on his Tumblr that he's bisexual. The missive was published mere days after Anderson Cooper revealed... [PRNewser]

Frank Ocean, Anderson Cooper Revelations Speak Volumes - Posted July 5, 2012
Frank Ocean, the Odd Future singer with an upcoming solo album "Channel Orange," has revealed in a letter on his Tumblr that he's bisexual. The missive was published mere days after Anderson Cooper revealed... [AgencySpy]

Odd Future's Frank Ocean Comes Out Via Tumblr - Posted July 5, 2012
On the heels of Anderson Cooper's highly publicized statement that he is gay, Frank Ocean of the Los Angeles hip hop collective Odd Future has op... [FishbowlLA]

'CBS This Morning,' 'Today's Professionals' Talk Anderson Cooper - Posted July 3, 2012
Two of the morning shows have acknowledged Anderson Cooper's gay acknowledgment. "CBS This Morning's" Erica Hill, a friend of Cooper's from her days at CNN, discussed his coming out with country music ar... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day What Politico's Mike Allen calls the "best part of opening your door" at Aspen's swank Hotel Jerome." He's attending the Aspen Ideas Festival. See Playbook ... [FishbowlDC]

What Anderson Cooper's Gay Acknowledgment Means - Posted July 2, 2012
I'll take 'Remarkable Grasp of the Obvious' for $200, please, Alex. Though Anderson Cooper's sexuality had been an open secret forever, his emergence from the closet today - ... [TVNewser]

What Anderson Cooper's Gay Acknowledgment Means - Posted July 2, 2012
I'll take 'Remarkable Grasp of the Obvious' for $200, please, Alex. Though Anderson Cooper's sexuality had been an open secret forever, his emergence from the closet today - ... [Fishbowl NY]

What Anderson Cooper's Gay Acknowledgment Means - Posted July 2, 2012
I'll take 'Remarkable Grasp of the Obvious' for $200, please, Alex. Though Anderson Cooper's sexuality had been an open secret forever, his emergence from the closet today - ... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper: 'I'm Gay, Always Have Been, Always Will Be' - Posted July 2, 2012
Today CNN anchor and author Anderson Cooper shared a personal message: "The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud." Blogg... [GalleyCat]

Should More Gay Anchors Come Out of the Closet? - Posted July 2, 2012
Should more gay news anchors come out of the closet? "The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be," CNN's Anderson Cooper ... [TVSpy]

Revolving Door: Anderson Cooper; CNN; NBC News head talks Ann Curry, and more - Posted July 2, 2012
Anderson Cooper revealed in an email to The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan that he's gay. "I couldn't be any more happy,... [PRNewser]

Why Didn't Anderson Cooper Come Out as Gay Sooner? Journalism. - Posted July 2, 2012
The big news today is that Anderson Cooper has finally stepped out of the glass closet. While the newsman has never deni... [FishbowlLA]

Anderson Cooper: 'The Fact is, I'm Gay, Always Have Been, Always Will Be' - Posted July 2, 2012
The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan had some questions about last week's Entertainment Weekly story about gay people in public life "who come out in a much more restrained and matter-of-fact way than in the past." So Sullivan asked his friend, CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: 'I'm Gay' - Posted July 2, 2012
Anderson Cooper has come out. In an email to his friend ... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper: 'I'm Gay' - Posted July 2, 2012
Anderson Cooper has come out. In an email to his friend ... [FishbowlNY]

Baldwin, Cooper and Republican Strategist Blaze July Media Trail - Posted July 2, 2012
In the space of just a few hours today, all media hell has broken loose. On what was supposed to be a lazy holiday-week Monday. Via Daily Beast email-share exclusive, ... [FishbowlLA]

Q2 2012 Ratings: MSNBC Down Double Digits - Posted June 26, 2012
MSNBC continued its run as the #2 cable news network for Q2 2012 but is also experiencing declines, double digit in most cases. In Primetime, MSNBC is down -13% in Total Viewers and -17% in younger viewers. In Total Day viewership is down -10% in Total Viewers and -17% in younger... [TVNewser]

Q2 2012 Ratings: CNN Has Lowest-Rated Primetime Quarter Since 1991 - Posted June 26, 2012
CNN continued to struggle during the second quarter of 2012. The network had its lowest-rated quarter in 21 years (since 1991) in primetime, and in 11 years (since 2001) in Total Day. The ratings for Q2 2012: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 446,000 Total Viewers / 129,000 A25-54 ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Wins Friday with Sandusky Breaking News - Posted June 25, 2012
When word got out that jurors had reached a verdict in Jerry Sandusky's trial Friday night, the cable networks went into breaking news mode. Shepard Smith interrup... [TVNewser]

Jerry Sandusky Convicted on 45 of 48 Counts of Sexual Abuse - Posted June 22, 2012
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Jerry Sandusky Convicted on 45 of 48 Counts of Sexual Abuse - Posted June 22, 2012
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Jerry Sandusky Convicted on 45 of 48 Counts of Sexual Abuse - Posted June 22, 2012
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Morning Chatter - Posted June 22, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo turns "Rachel" into a verb "Will 'Rachel' at 9:15pmish. My @maddow debut." -- WaPo's Jonathan Capehart. Question to Ponder: "How... [FishbowlDC]

CBS Set to Launch New Morning Show in New York - Posted June 18, 2012
CBS is set to launch a new morning show on WLNY, the Long Island, NY-based station that the company ... [TVSpy]

WLNY Morning Team Revealed for Live from the Couch - Posted June 18, 2012
Caroline Bermudez, John Elliott, and Lisa Kerney have been named hosts of ... [Fishbowl NY]

WLNY Morning Team Revealed for Live from the Couch - Posted June 18, 2012
Caroline Bermudez, John Elliott, and Lisa Kerney have been named hosts of ... [FishbowlNY]

The Sunday Ticker: Amanpour, Sullivan, Cavuto - Posted June 17, 2012
Christiane Amanpour is reporting from Cairo today and tomorrow as Egyptians go to the polls. She is working on projects for ABC and CNN. Amanpour also taped an interview with Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi who is in Oslo this weekend to give her Nobel acceptance speech 21 years after receiving... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Lookalikes, and YOLO, On 'Katie' - Posted June 16, 2012
Disney-ABC continues its promotional push for the upcoming talk show "Katie." Now the company has released the first official promo for the new show, while revealing a few tidbits about early episodes on its website. What's in the works? Well, apparently "Katie" producers are looking for ... [TVNewser]

Media Turns a Reflective Eye Inward at Mirror Awards - Posted June 13, 2012
Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Communications held its sixth annual Mirror Awards ceremony at the Plaza Hotel this afternoon, honoring the year's best media reporting. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper emceed... [TVNewser]

Media Turns a Reflective Eye Inward at Mirror Awards - Posted June 13, 2012
Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Communications held its sixth annual Mirror Awards ceremony at the Plaza Hotel this afternoon, honoring the year's best media reporting. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper emceed... [Fishbowl NY]

Media Turns a Reflective Eye Inward at Mirror Awards - Posted June 13, 2012
Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Communications held its sixth annual Mirror Awards ceremony at the Plaza Hotel this afternoon, honoring the year's best media reporting. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper emceed... [FishbowlNY]

The 2012 Mirror Awards Winners - Posted June 13, 2012
The 2012 Mirror Awards winners were announced today at an event hosted by Anderson Cooper. Here is a look back at ... [Fishbowl NY]

The 2012 Mirror Awards Winners - Posted June 13, 2012
The 2012 Mirror Awards winners were announced today at an event hosted by Anderson Cooper. Here is a look back at ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News, CBS News and ABC News All Awarded 2012 Murrows - Posted June 12, 2012
For the fourth consecutive year, NBC News wins the Edward R. Murrow award for Overall Excellence, the RTDNA revealed this morning. Here's the video NBC News submitted which resulted in the Overall Excellence award.... [TVNewser]

A Luxxerious Afternoon of Botox & Bites - Posted June 8, 2012
Malcolm Mitchelle displays his bruschetta appetizer, while Dr. Hakki displays his appetizer, breast implants. Photo credit: David Phillipich. "The days of Greta ... [FishbowlDC]

Turner CEO Phil Kent on CNN: 'We have some other shows that probably need to be replaced' - Posted May 31, 2012
Turner Broadcasting CEO Phil Kent spoke at the Nomura U.S. Media & Telecom Summit today, and he spent a good deal of his time answering questions about CNN, ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: 'I Giggle Like a 12-Year-Old Girl' - Posted May 27, 2012
Anderson Cooper was on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" this week, and the CNN anchor talked about his infamous ... [TVNewser]

A Tale Of Two Interviews: Matthews/Gingrich and Cooper/Guangcheng - Posted May 26, 2012
There were a pair of big interviews on cable news this week, both of the very different in both tone and content. As we noted, CNN secured the first TV interview with Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who told Anderson Cooper "I didn't see much hope" while being detained by Chinese authorities: ... [TVNewser]

HLN to Broadcast Daytime Emmy Awards - Posted May 24, 2012
HLN made it official today, announcing it will broadcast the 39th annual daytime Emmy Awards next month. The daytime Emmys will be presented Saturday, June 23 at 8pmET, at The Beverly Hilton hotel. "HLN is thrilled to work with NATA... [Fishbowl NY]

HLN to Broadcast Daytime Emmy Awards - Posted May 24, 2012
HLN made it official today, announcing it will broadcast the 39th annual daytime Emmy Awards next month. The daytime Emmys will be presented Saturday, June 23 at 8pmET, at The Beverly Hilton hotel. "HLN is thrilled to work with NATA... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Snags First TV Interview With Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng - Posted May 24, 2012
Late last year, you may recall that a CNN International crew, along with actor Christian Bale, were roughed up by Chinese police after trying to visit det... [TVNewser]

Called Out | Penned Ceremony | Full Court Press - Posted May 23, 2012
TVNewser: If good guy Anderson Cooper calls you "... [Fishbowl NY]

Called Out | Penned Ceremony | Full Court Press - Posted May 23, 2012
TVNewser: If good guy Anderson Cooper calls you "... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper, Andrew Stein and Serenading Socialites - Posted May 23, 2012
The scene at Michael's today was positively Fellini-esque. Just when the joint was firing on all cylinders (even every seat at the bar was spoken for), the dining room was stunned into silence when the ladies who lunch led by Joan Jakobson at Tab... [FishbowlLA]

Anderson Cooper, Andrew Stein and Serenading Socialites - Posted May 23, 2012
The scene at Michael's today was positively Fellini-esque. Just when the joint was firing on all cylinders (even every seat at the bar was spoken for), the dining room was stunned into silence when the ladies who lunch led by Joan Jakobson at Tab... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper, Andrew Stein and Serenading Socialites - Posted May 23, 2012
The scene at Michael's today was positively Fellini-esque. Just when the joint was firing on all cylinders (even every seat at the bar was spoken for), the dining room was stunned into silence when the ladies who lunch led by Joan Jakobson at Tab... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Kicks 'Human Barbie' Off Show: 'I Just Think You're Dreadful' - Posted May 23, 2012
Today on "Anderson," Anderson Cooper cut short his interview with "Human Barbie" Sarah Burge, a British mother who has reportedly spent $500,000 on plastic surgery and has been criticized for encouraging her young daughters to go under the knife as well. Cooper, who was outwardly disgusted with Burge's responses to his... [TVNewser]

Last Night on Jeopardy!: Anderson Cooper Gets Animated, Wins For Charity - Posted May 19, 2012
Last night was the final night of the "Jeopardy!" "Power Players" week, with journalists and Washington DC-types competing for their favorite charities. The final three players were CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, NBC White House corresp... [Fishbowl NY]

Last Night on Jeopardy!: Anderson Cooper Gets Animated, Wins For Charity - Posted May 19, 2012
Last night was the final night of the "Jeopardy!" "Power Players" week, with journalists and Washington DC-types competing for their favorite charities. The final three players were CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, NBC White House corresp... [FishbowlNY]

Last Night on Jeopardy!: Anderson Cooper Gets Animated, Wins For Charity - Posted May 19, 2012
Last night was the final night of the "Jeopardy!" "Power Players" week, with journalists and Washington DC-types competing for their favorite charities. The final three players were CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, NBC White House corresp... [TVNewser]

Lawrence O'Donnell Tops Greta Van Susteren In The Demo at 10 PM - Posted May 18, 2012
What a week for anomalous ratings days! Earlier this week, we noted that CNN's Piers Morgan saw only 39,000 demo viewers on Tuesday night, way down from his average,... [Fishbowl NY]

Lawrence O'Donnell Tops Greta Van Susteren In The Demo at 10 PM - Posted May 18, 2012
What a week for anomalous ratings days! Earlier this week, we noted that CNN's Piers Morgan saw only 39,000 demo viewers on Tuesday night, way down from his average,... [FishbowlNY]

Lawrence O'Donnell Tops Greta Van Susteren In The Demo at 10 PM - Posted May 18, 2012
What a week for anomalous ratings days! Earlier this week, we noted that CNN's Piers Morgan saw only 39,000 demo viewers on Tuesday night, way down from his average,... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Back In The Field: 'AC360' To Originate From Turkey/Syria Border - Posted May 14, 2012
CNN's Anderson Cooper is widely regarded as being one of the best anchors in the field, but he hasn't hosted his eponymous program from outside the country in quite some time. Tonight, he will have a return to for... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Bream, Cooper, Newsom - Posted May 10, 2012
Shannon Bream is filling in for Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday" this week. It will be the second time hosting the program for Bream, who was the first female to ever fill in for Wallace. "Anderson Cooper ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Bream, Cooper, Newsom - Posted May 10, 2012
Shannon Bream is filling in for Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday" this week. It will be the second time hosting the program for Bream, who was the first female to ever fill in for Wallace. "Anderson Cooper ... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Bream, Cooper, Newsom - Posted May 10, 2012
Shannon Bream is filling in for Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday" this week. It will be the second time hosting the program for Bream, who was the first female to ever fill in for Wallace. "Anderson Cooper ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper is in Demand - Posted May 8, 2012
CNN's Anderson Cooper continues to be a hot topic in the media this week. First the New York Times cited a CBS News executive as being a b... [TVNewser]

CBS Execs High On Anderson Cooper - Posted May 7, 2012
The New York Times' Brian Stelter ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Fires Back at Rush Limbaugh: 'You Might Try the Gym from Time to Time' - Posted May 4, 2012
The other day on his radio show Rush Limbaugh was pointing out CNN's ratings woes, and singled out Anderson Cooper calling him "the silver fox." "I swear, that guy is reported more in gossip columns to be at the gym or that bar or a restaurant than he is in the studio,"... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper Fires Back at Rush Limbaugh: 'You Might Try the Gym from Time to Time' - Posted May 4, 2012
The other day on his radio show Rush Limbaugh was pointing out CNN's ratings woes, and singled out Anderson Cooper calling him "the silver fox." "I swear, that guy is reported more in gossip columns to be at the gym or that bar or a restaurant than he is in the studio,"... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Fires Back at Rush Limbaugh: 'You Might Try the Gym from Time to Time' - Posted May 4, 2012
The other day on his radio show Rush Limbaugh was pointing out CNN's ratings woes, and singled out Anderson Cooper calling him "the silver fox." "I swear, that guy is reported more in gossip columns to be at the gym or that bar or a restaurant than he is in the studio,"... [TVNewser]

CNN Viewers in China Blocked From Watching Story about Chinese Dissident - Posted May 3, 2012
CNN viewers in China were blocked from seeing Anderson Cooper's report on Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist who escaped house arrest. AC360 airs on CNN International at 8am in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and other parts of the country. But three minutes into this interview, Cooper announced, "China just blocked... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I went once and I refused to ever go again." -- CNN's Anderson Cooper commenting on the White House Correspondents' Dinner this week. The crowds and chaotic nature of the event disturbed him most. ... [FishbowlDC]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [Fishbowl NY]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [FishbowlNY]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [TVNewser]

Jimmy Kimmel Goes On CNN To Talk CNN, Keith Olbermann Jokes - Posted May 1, 2012
ABC's Jimmy Kimmel appeared on CNN's "AC360" to talk about the jokes he made--and didn't make--at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Kimmel revealed a few jokes that were too racy for the room and also talked to Anderson Cooper about the CNN joke he made: "You look great always, you are indeed the... [TVNewser]

Maddow, Orman on Out Magazine's 'Power 50' List - Posted April 27, 2012
OUT Magazine has released its sixth-annual "Power 50," a list of the most powerful gay men and women in America. MSNBC host Rachel Maddow comes in at #5, followed by CNN anchor ... [TVNewser]

In Anderson We Trust - Posted April 25, 2012
Move over, Washington, Lincoln, and Jackson: there's a fresh face on America's currency. Yup, that's Anderson Cooper's mug superimposed on a $20 ... [Fishbowl NY]

In Anderson We Trust - Posted April 25, 2012
Move over, Washington, Lincoln, and Jackson: there's a fresh face on America's currency. Yup, that's Anderson Cooper's mug superimposed on a $20 ... [FishbowlNY]

In Anderson We Trust - Posted April 25, 2012
Move over, Washington, Lincoln, and Jackson: there's a fresh face on America's currency. Yup, that's Anderson Cooper's mug superimposed on a $20 ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Kepnes Upped to EP of Special Events for CNN - Posted April 24, 2012
CNN's Jeff Kepnes has just gotten a promotion, to Executive Producer of Special Events for the network. New York-based Kepnes, who reports to Kate Lunger, has been h... [TVNewser]

Dr. Oz, Kareem and Lewis Black to Square Off Against Washington's Alleged Power Journos - Posted April 18, 2012
We now have the details for the Jeopardy "Power Players" edition that is coming to D.C. It tapes this weekend and starts Saturday morning. The first round will see MSNBC's Chris Matthews battle ... [FishbowlDC]

STD Site Owner Thanks Cooper and Banfield, Says Herpes Puts a Real Damper on His Sex Life - Posted April 18, 2012
The owner of a STD reporting site that allegedly dedicates itself to revealing those with sexually transmitted diseases, is publicly thanking CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

TV News Well-Represented During Jeopardy! 'Power Players Week' - Posted April 17, 2012
Anchors, correspondents and contributors for TV news organizations make up most of the contestants for "Jeopardy!" "Power Players Week." CNN, NBC News, Fox News and the BBC are all represented, with the contestants all playing for their favorite charities. The players are: From CNN: Anchor ... [TVNewser]

2012 Mirror Awards Finalists Announced - Posted April 16, 2012
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has unveiled the 2102 Mirror Awards finalists. Winners will be announced June 13, at an event hosted by ... [Fishbowl NY]

2012 Mirror Awards Finalists Announced - Posted April 16, 2012
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has unveiled the 2102 Mirror Awards finalists. Winners will be announced June 13, at an event hosted by ... [FishbowlNY]

Lauer, O'Reilly, Walters, Couric and More Feted at Media Bigs Party - Posted April 12, 2012
New York media turned out for a Hollywood Reporter party last night. The Four Seasons was packed with the media hoi polloi for THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media event. As we ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Apologizes For 'Dyngus Day' Laughing Fit - Posted April 12, 2012
As we noted yesterday CNN anchor Anderson Cooper got into a bit of a laughing fir during "The RidicuList" ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Discovers The 'Dyngus Day' Magic - Posted April 11, 2012
Have you heard of "Dyngus Day," an apparently real holiday that features men sprinkling women with water and women tapping men with pussy-willow branches? Neither have we, and until last night, neither did CNN's Anderson Cooper, who had a hard time keeping it together while talking about the holiday for The... [TVNewser]

Fish Food - Posted April 11, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Politico Takes It Personally - In a Breaking News alert this afternoon, Politico emails news that the Justice Department plans on filing suit against Apple computers over eBook pr... [FishbowlDC]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [Fishbowl NY]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Investors, Anderson, O'Brien - Posted March 28, 2012
CNBC is partnering with Institutional Investor for its second Delivering Alpha conference set for July 18 in New York City. CNBC anchors will lead panel discussions and one-on-one interviews with hedge fund titans and institutional investors. CNN's Anderson Cooper will emcee at the sixth annual Mirror Awards ceremony in June. The awards,... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Plan Trayvon Martin Specials - Posted March 28, 2012
... [TVNewser]

March & Q1 2012: Fox News, Far Out Front, Loses Viewers Too - Posted March 27, 2012
Fox News, still by far the #1 cable news network, was not immune to a loss in viewership for the month of March and for the first quarter of 2012. For the month, Fox News is down -17% in Total Viewers and down -27% in younger viewers for Total Day viewing... [TVNewser]

Trayvon Martin 'Sideshow' Comes to Cable News - Posted March 27, 2012
For more than 10 days after Trayvon Martin was shot, his death was not national news. Now, a month after the killing, the story is consuming cable news. On one channel, a host/activist Al Sharpton has set up camp in Sanford, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 23, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Why does poop always make me giggle?" -- CNN's Anderson Cooper on "AC360" Thursday night. Um, we don't want to know the answer to that one, Anderson. Mean Girl Fashion Blogg... [FishbowlDC]

As Police Chief Steps Aside, 'AC360' Advances Trayvon Martin Story With Technology, 'Anderson' - Posted March 22, 2012
This afternoon, the police chief of Sanford, Florida temporarily stepped aside in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting. All three general cable news channels covered the brief statement live. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 22, 2012
Quotes of the Day Condolences to Sharpton This short tweet from ABC News' Jake Tapper gave us a big jolt this morning: @TheRevAl RIP. Until we then saw this from MSNBC host The Rev. ... [FishbowlDC]

The WebNewser Ticker: 'CBS This Morning' App, CNN Digital Magazine, Top Twitterers - Posted March 21, 2012
"CBS This Morning" has launched a free app for iPhone and iPad. All of the features one would expect from a news app, including text stories, video, photos and Twitter feeds from anchors and correspondents. It also features "The Rundown," a breakdown of the day's news, as well as local weather,which... [TVNewser]

The WebNewser Ticker: 'CBS This Morning' App, CNN Digital Magazine, Top Twitterers - Posted March 21, 2012
"CBS This Morning" has launched a free app for iPhone and iPad. All of the features one would expect from a news app, including text stories, video, photos and Twitter feeds from anchors and correspondents. It also features "The Rundown," a breakdown of the day's news, as well as local weather,which... [Fishbowl NY]

The WebNewser Ticker: 'CBS This Morning' App, CNN Digital Magazine, Top Twitterers - Posted March 21, 2012
"CBS This Morning" has launched a free app for iPhone and iPad. All of the features one would expect from a news app, including text stories, video, photos and Twitter feeds from anchors and correspondents. It also features "The Rundown," a breakdown of the day's news, as well as local weather,which... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Networks Set Illinois Primary Coverage - Posted March 19, 2012
The 2012 election season continues tomorrow as Illinois voters head to the polls for the latest GOP primary. As usual, the cable networks will be covering the results. Here's a look at what they have planned. Fox News will air regularly scheduled primetime programming until 11pmET, wh... [TVNewser]

Lisa Ling Tapped For CBS 'Job' Reality Show - Posted March 17, 2012
Journalists are no strangers to hosting reality shows (who can forget Anderson Cooper on "The Mole?"), but a potential new CBS reality show--to be hosted by OWN correspondent and former ABC and CNN correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Ken Jautz's CNN Mission: 'Differentiate Ourselves in Cable Television' - Posted March 14, 2012
Marketwatch.com's Jon Friedman had lunch recently with CNN/U.S. EVP Ken Jautz, now 18 months into his tenure at the top of the cable news network.... [TVNewser]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta and 'Wolfman' - Posted March 14, 2012
After his book part last night -- which Alex attended and writes up here -- CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is making the ... [TVNewser]

Networks Slate Special Coverage of Super Tuesday - Posted March 5, 2012
Voters in 10 states head to the polls tomorrow to weigh in on the next GOP Presidential candidate. Here's the plan for Super Tuesday coverage on the broadcast and cable news and business networks. The broadcast networks: "Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

'Anderson' Moving to Less Convenient Studio In Season Two - Posted February 29, 2012
The syndicated talk show "Anderson," hosted by CNN's Anderson Cooper, will be moving to a smaller--and slightly less convenient--studio in its second season, ... [TVNewser]

Network Plans for the Arizona and Michigan Primaries - Posted February 27, 2012
Voters in Michigan and Arizona go to the polls tomorrow. Polls close at 8pmET in Lower Michigan and most of the U.P. And and hour later, at 9pmET, in the Westernmost counties which are in the Central Time Zone. Polls close at 9pmET in Arizona. FNC will be live from 9pm -... [TVNewser]

News Executives Talk Syria - Posted February 27, 2012
The situation in Syria continues to evolve, even as western news organizations evacuate their correspondents from the country. B&C's Andrea Morabito ... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Tops List of Favorite Current Affairs Personality - Posted February 27, 2012
Diane Sawyer tops the latest Harris poll of favorite current affairs personalities. Of 26 names, respondents were asked which three are their favorites. Almost a quarter (23%) said ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Beverly Hills High Student Cracks Obama Press Corps - Posted February 18, 2012
Max Schwartz still wants that one-on-one with Barack Obama. But for now, the Beverly Hills High School student is happy to settle for getting within about 30 feet of the Commander-in-Chief at LAX. ... [FishbowlLA]

Beverly Hills High Student Cracks Obama Press Corps - Posted February 18, 2012
Max Schwartz still wants that one-on-one with Barack Obama. But for now, the Beverly Hills High School student is happy to settle for getting within about 30 feet of the commander-in-chief at LAX. ... [GalleyCat]

LAT Profiles MSNBC Working-Man Champ Ed Schultz - Posted February 17, 2012
Going up weekday nights against Anderson Cooper and Bill O′Reilly at 8 p.m. may sound like cable news suicide. But per an ... [FishbowlLA]

Who's the Real Game Changer in 'Game Change'? - Posted February 15, 2012
The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik got a sneak peak at "Game Change" yesterday, which premieres on HBO next month. Based on the 2010 best-seller by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, the HBO telling is get a lot of attention for its portrayal of ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Adele, Whitney, Olympics... - Posted February 15, 2012
Adele helped "60 Minutes" with younger viewers Sunday. The pre-Grammys telecast, which featured Anderson Cooper's interview with the singer, was up +43% in the A25-54 demo and +40% in A18-49 viewers vs. the sam... [TVNewser]

Specials on Whitney Houston Ahead of Tonight's Grammy Awards - Posted February 12, 2012
The day-long coverage of the death of Whitney Houston will culminate on CBS tonight with the Grammy awards where there will be a simple tribute to Houston who died yesterday in her room at the Beverly Hilton hotel. The Grammy's opene... [Fishbowl NY]

Specials on Whitney Houston Ahead of Tonight's Grammy Awards - Posted February 12, 2012
The day-long coverage of the death of Whitney Houston will culminate on CBS tonight with the Grammy awards where there will be a simple tribute to Houston who died yesterday in her room at the Beverly Hilton hotel. The Grammy's opene... [FishbowlNY]

Specials on Whitney Houston Ahead of Tonight's Grammy Awards - Posted February 12, 2012
The day-long coverage of the death of Whitney Houston will culminate on CBS tonight with the Grammy awards where there will be a simple tribute to Houston who died yesterday in her room at the Beverly Hilton hotel. The Grammy's opene... [TVNewser]

Breitbart Lets it Rip on Eve of CPAC - Posted February 9, 2012
Give Andrew Breitbart a plate of spare ribs and a goblet of red wine and he's yours for as long as you want him. In fact, he'll stay up until 5 or 6 in the morning telling you what he thinks about a whole host of ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Networks Scale Back Coverage of Tonight's Primary, Caucus Results - Posted February 7, 2012
Voters in three states -- Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri -- will weigh in today on the 2012 GOP Presidential nominee. In a departure from recent ... [TVNewser]

Two New Hires at 'World News' - Posted February 1, 2012
A couple new additions at ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer." Claire Brinberg joins as senior producer. Brinberg, who most recently worked with ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Coverage as Voters Head to the Polls in Florida - Posted January 31, 2012
Primary season continues as voters head to the polls in Florida today, and the broadcast and cable networks have scheduled special coverage for the election results tonight. CNN's coverage, hosted by Wolf Blitzer, ... [TVNewser]

Jim Murphy Out at 'Anderson' - Posted January 30, 2012
"Anderson" EP and former "Good Morning America" EP Jim Murphy is leaving the syndicated program. With Murphy's departure, Terence Noonan will oversee day-to-day opera... [TVNewser]

Networks Ask Romney Campaign to Pull Gingrich Attack Ad - Posted January 28, 2012
Several networks have asked the Mitt Romney campaign to stop airing an ad in Florida called "Mr. Washington Insider" which targets Newt Gingrich. The ad includes various news clips both current, and from Gingrich's days as House Speaker. NBC News has asked that the ad be pulled from Florida TV stations... [FishbowlLA]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Plan State of the Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2012
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels and the business networks, are planning special coverage for President Obama's third State of the Union address. The broadcast networks will kick off special coverage beginning at 9pmET -- anchored by ... [TVNewser]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [Fishbowl NY]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [FishbowlNY]

King on Gingrich Question: 'It was my judgment, my decision, and mine alone' - Posted January 20, 2012
Much reaction following the first question at Thursday night's CNN/Tea Party debate in South Carolina. ... [Fishbowl NY]

King on Gingrich Question: 'It was my judgment, my decision, and mine alone' - Posted January 20, 2012
Much reaction following the first question at Thursday night's CNN/Tea Party debate in South Carolina. ... [FishbowlNY]

Fishbowl5 With Suze Orman - Posted January 14, 2012
Suze Orman takes compliments well. For instance, when she showed up to the National Press Club this week for a presser with TV commentator Tavis Smiley and Prof. Cornel West, ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable News Plans for the First-in-the-Nation New Hampshire Primary - Posted January 9, 2012
With last week's marathon Iowa Caucus coverage behind them, the cable networks have turned their attention to New Hampshire, where the nation's first... [TVNewser]

What Will Journos Remember Most About Michele Bachmann's Presidential Campaign? - Posted January 6, 2012
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) ended her presidential campaign Wednesday morning following a dismal finish in the Iowa Caucuses. Countless journalists will miss seeing her throughout the rest of the primary. She was fun, feisty and fabulous, if at times factually challenged -- she... [FishbowlDC]

A Brief History of Television Farts - Posted January 6, 2012
BuzzFeed alerted us this morning to a potentially windy situation that occurred on Anderson Cooper's CNN show last night involving Republican Strategist Rich Galen. Galen made a bit of a stink while talking about Newt Gingrich. Galen tooted his own horn about his years of exp... [FishbowlDC]

'World News Now' Celebrates 20 Years - Posted January 6, 2012
While NBC celebrates 60 years of "Today" next week, today ABC is marking 20 years of "World News Now." ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls the overnight news show, "the unsung hero of our news division." And to the production team, "You all have the confidence and creativity to take risks... [TVNewser]

Before the Late Night, CNN Unveiled the 'Weebles' - Posted January 4, 2012
Sure, it doesn't really matter who "won" the Iowa Caucus last night (caucus votes are nonbinding, with delegates chosen at a later date based on the proportion of votes received) but that didn't stop the cable news channel from running late with coverage, and from CNN anchor Anderson Cooper gently mocking... [TVNewser]

Cablers Stay Up Late, Start Early Covering Closest GOP Presidential Contest Ever - Posted January 4, 2012
The only thing closer than last night's vote, ending at 2:33pmET, is no finish at all (2000 anyone?) With just 8 votes, Mitt Romney took first place in the Iowa Caucuses over Rick ... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Plan Special Coverage For Iowa - Posted January 2, 2012
Like their broadcast counterparts, the cable networks are getting an early start to the new year in Iowa ahead of Tuesday's caucus. On Fox News, Megyn Kelly, ... [TVNewser]

About Last Night ... Scenes from Times Square 2012 - Posted January 1, 2012
We made what's became an almost annual trek to Times Square to take in some of the sights and sounds behind the scenes as the cable networks broadcast their New Years Eve specials. The balmy 47 degree temperature -- even warmer than last year -- prompted CNN co-host Kathy Griffin to... [TVNewser]

The Death of the Foreign Correspondent? Not So Much - Posted December 30, 2011
... [TVNewser]

What To Look For On New Year's Eve: Fewer Commercials on Fox News, Brian Williams on NBC - Posted December 29, 2011
With New Year's Eve coming up once again, things look awfully familiar. CNN has the dynamic duo of Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper, ABC has ... [TVNewser]

CNN Correspondents Talk Life and Death on the Frontlines - Posted December 23, 2011
CNN correspondents (l-r) Sara Sidner, Ben Wedeman, Kyung Lah, Nic Robertson, Arwa Damon, Anderson Cooper, Matthew Chance, Hala Gorani, and Ivan Watson gathered at the Time Warner Center Dec. 2 for a taping of "CNN on the Frontlines" Earlier this month, just for a matter of ho... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly & Bill Hemmer Back to Ring in New Year - Posted December 20, 2011
Megyn Kelly and Bill Hemmer are back to co-host Fox News Channel's "All American New Year." Kelly and Hemmer will ring in 2012 live from Times Square, just down the platform from Anderson Cooper and ... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' #2 Show For The Week - Posted December 20, 2011
Helped along by a strong NFL lead-in from the Patriots-Broncos game, CBS' "60 Minutes" was the second most-watched show on television last week. The program drew 18.47 million total viewers and finished in the top 10 for the sixth straight week. The show featured ... [TVNewser]

Kathy Griffin Back with Anderson Cooper to Co-Host CNN's New Years Eve - Posted December 18, 2011
[caption id="attachment_103054" align="alignnone" width="248" caption="Kathy Griffin & Anderson Cooper, New Years 2009"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_103055" align="alignnone" width="238" caption="Griffin and Cooper, New Years 2011"]... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 15, 2011
Quotes of the Day "I'm probably going to drunk dial Wolf Blitzer. It's going to be a Situation Room." -- Comedian Kathy Griffin on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night, describing what she was going to do while hosting New Year's Eve on CNN with Anderson Cooper. Incidentall... [FishbowlDC]

Robin Lim Named 2011 CNN 'Hero of the Year' - Posted December 12, 2011
After 10,000 submissions and 11 weeks of voting, Robin Lim, a midwife who has delivered more than 4,000 babies for free to low-income Indonesian women, was named the 2011 CNN "Hero of the Year" at last night's fifth-annual "Heroes" event in Los Angeles. Lim was one of 10 finalists honored at last... [TVNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 9, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. NFL Magazine's Inaugural Issue Catches Tebow Fever, December 5 ... [FishbowlLA]

FCC Rules That Anderson Cooper's Syndicated Talker Is a News Program - Posted December 4, 2011
The FCC has ruled that CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show, which is more likely to feature an interview "Real Housewives" than real politicians, is in fact a news program, and i... [FishbowlLA]

Rare Get-together for CNN's Foreign Correspondents as They Reflect on 2011 - Posted December 2, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper hosts a year end special with CNN's foreign correspondents, including (R-L) Ben Wedeman, Arwa Damon and Nic Robertson It's a good thing today was a relatively quite international news day because most of CNN's foreign correspondents were gathered in New York talki... [Fishbowl NY]

Rare Get-together for CNN's Foreign Correspondents as They Reflect on 2011 - Posted December 2, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper hosts a year end special with CNN's foreign correspondents, including (R-L) Ben Wedeman, Arwa Damon and Nic Robertson It's a good thing today was a relatively quite international news day because most of CNN's foreign correspondents were gathered in New York talki... [FishbowlNY]

Rare Get-together for CNN's Foreign Correspondents as They Reflect on 2011 - Posted December 2, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper hosts a year end special with CNN's foreign correspondents, including (l-r) Ben Wedeman, Arwa Damon and Nic Robertson It's a good thing today was a relatively quite international news day because most of CNN's foreign correspondents were gathered in New York talki... [TVNewser]

A Change at the Top At 'Anderson' - Posted December 1, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's daytime show is getting a producer change at the top, ... [TVNewser]

Anderson 'Not Good Fit' for WPIX, Leaving for WNYW in 2012 - Posted November 11, 2011
Anderson Cooper is leaving his New York syndication home. Cooper, the popular CNN prime time host by night, who started his much anticipated talk show by day this fall, will say goodbye to WPIX/Channel 11, and hello to WNYW/Chann... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson 'Not Good Fit' for WPIX, Leaving for WNYW in 2012 - Posted November 11, 2011
Anderson Cooper is leaving his New York syndication home. Cooper, the popular CNN prime time host by night, who started his much anticipated talk show by day this fall, will say goodbye to WPIX/Channel 11, and hello to WNYW/Chann... [FishbowlNY]

'Anderson' Renewed For Second Season - Posted November 10, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show has been renewed by the local Fox stations, as well as LIN, Meredith, and Gannett, effectively guaranteeing that it will return for an... [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]

Anderson Cooper 'Brainstorms' With Jimmy Fallon, As Herman Cain Chats With Jimmy Kimmel (VIDEO) - Posted November 8, 2011
On NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" last night, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper stopped by to "Brainstorm" with the late night host. What Happened? Watch: ... [TVNewser]

October 2011 Ratings: New Lineup (And a Debate) Leads CNN to Second Place Finish in Primetime - Posted November 1, 2011
CNN's new primetime lineup, leading off with Erin Burnett and featuring a double-dose of Anderson Cooper, along with a highly-rated GOP debate, delivered solid October numbers for the cab... [TVNewser]

Israeli Officials Call Interview with Released Soldier Gilad Shalit Exploitative - Posted October 18, 2011
Getting "the get" is an international past-time, it turns out. Here in the states, Amanda Knox... [Fishbowl NY]

Israeli Officials Call Interview with Released Soldier Gilad Shalit Exploitative - Posted October 18, 2011
Getting "the get" is an international past-time, it turns out. Here in the states, Amanda Knox... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Preps For Las Vegas Debate - Posted October 18, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper, moderator of tonight's Western Republican Presidential Debate, talked with Politico about how tonight's debat... [TVNewser]

Cursing Up an @EllenBarkin Storm - Posted October 14, 2011
Is it really actress Ellen Barkin doing the tweeting since yesterday, or a complicit associate? That's the question underlying an item in the International Business Times headlined "What the F--- is Up With Ellen Barkin Tw... [GalleyCat]

Cursing Up an @EllenBarkin Storm - Posted October 14, 2011
Is it really actress Ellen Barkin doing the tweeting since yesterday, or a complicit associate? That's the question underlying an item in the International Business Times headlined "What the F--- is Up With Ellen Barkin Tw... [FishbowlLA]

Never Out of Style, CNN Makes Room For Fashion Coverage - Posted October 14, 2011
[caption id="attachment_92324" align="alignright" width="329" caption="CNN's Alina Cho interviews Chanel's Karl Lagerfeld for "Fashion: Backstage Pass""][/caption] It's not all about wars, politics and Anderson Cooper at CNN. ... [TVNewser]

Bloomberg TV Preps for First-Ever Presidential Debate - Posted October 11, 2011
Bloomberg TV joins the debate fray tonight, hosting its first-ever presidential debate. Charlie Rose will moderate the GOP debate at Dartmouth which will be at a Rose-esque roundtable (actually more oval); no podiums. Bloomberg TV's ... [TVNewser]

Some Good News For 'Anderson' - Posted October 5, 2011
After a rough first week or two, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show is finding its ratings footing. As Paige Albiniak reports at B&C, "Anderson" ... [TVNewser]

NBC's 'Today' Sheds Light on Tragic Accident Related to Anderson Cooper's Daytime Show - Posted October 3, 2011
NBC's "Today" this morning ran a segment taking one of its competitors to task. Over the weekend Gawker's John Cook reported that a teenager who was slated to appear on CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's d... [Fishbowl NY]

NBC's 'Today' Sheds Light on Tragic Accident Related to Anderson Cooper's Daytime Show - Posted October 3, 2011
NBC's "Today" this morning ran a segment taking one of its competitors to task. Over the weekend Gawker's John Cook reported that a teenager who was slated to appear on CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's d... [FishbowlNY]

Two Years of Joy Behar on HLN - Posted September 29, 2011
Tonight, Joy Behar celebrates two years of "The Joy Behar Show" on HLN. CNN's Anderson Cooper turns the table on Joy to interview her, and provides a look b... [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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Erin Burnett On The Personality Of Her New CNN Program: Accessible, With a Point of View - Posted September 27, 2011
Will TV news be able to adapt to a generation that gets their news in 140 character bursts? For CNN's newest anchor Erin Burnett, getting those younger news consumers to turn back to TV is high on her priority list. "I believ... [TVNewser]

Former Fox Business Network Exec joins Current TV - Posted September 22, 2011
Yet another appointment to tell you about at Current TV. Terry Baker is joining Current as executive VP of production. Until last December, Baker was Executive Producer for primetime and weekend programming at Fox Business Network. He was part of the network's 2007 launch, creating and developing seven of the network's programs.... [TVNewser]

Troy Davis Execution Results in CNN, MSNBC Staying Live Late - Posted September 22, 2011
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Anderson Cooper Gets Waxed - Posted September 14, 2011
It's sort of a slow news day, so here's a picture of Anderson Cooper and Anderson Cooper in wax form. Cooper's likeness was created today by Madame Tussauds in Times Square, and the popular media personality ju... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper Gets Waxed - Posted September 14, 2011
It's sort of a slow news day, so here's a picture of Anderson Cooper and Anderson Cooper in wax form. Cooper's likeness was created today by Madame Tussauds in Times Square, and the popular media personality ju... [FishbowlNY]

WPIX Throws Hat Into the Ring With 5 p.m. News - Posted September 14, 2011
Using their new and improved late-afternoon lineup lead-in as its impetus, WPIX is taking a crack at a 5 p.m. newscast. PIX News at Ten anchor Jodi Applegate, once again, helms the one-hour broadcast on her own. Irv "... [Fishbowl NY]

WPIX Throws Hat Into the Ring With 5 p.m. News - Posted September 14, 2011
Using their new and improved late-afternoon lineup lead-in as its impetus, WPIX is taking a crack at a 5 p.m. newscast. PIX News at Ten anchor Jodi Applegate, once again, helms the one-hour broadcast on her own. Irv "... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper's Daytime Debut. You Can Exhale, Maury Povich - Posted September 12, 2011
At least he didn't wear a black T-shirt. CNN's Anderson Cooper donned a stylish, white-on-blue pinstriped shirt and gray suit - no necktie - for today's debut of his syndicated daytime talk show, 'Anderson.' The meta-hype... [TVNewser]

KTTV Names Jeff Michael Anchor of 5 p.m. Newscast - Posted September 7, 2011
KTTV's brand-new 5 p.m. newscast, slated to launch next Monday on the Fox owned-and-operated station in Los Angeles, officially has an anchor: veteran KTTV personality Jeff Michael (picture... [TVSpy]

'Real Housewives,' The Family of Amy Winehouse Are Among Anderson Cooper's First Daytime Guests - Posted September 6, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has revealed some of the guests for the first week of his new syndicated talk show. The debut episode September 12 has a big "get" as the family of deceased pop singer Amy Winehouse... [Fishbowl NY]

'Real Housewives,' The Family of Amy Winehouse Are Among Anderson Cooper's First Daytime Guests - Posted September 6, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has revealed some of the guests for the first week of his new syndicated talk show. The debut episode September 12 has a big "get" as the family of deceased pop singer Amy Winehouse... [FishbowlNY]

'Real Housewives,' The Family of Amy Winehouse Are Among Anderson Cooper's First Daytime Guests - Posted September 6, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has revealed some of the guests for the first week of his new syndicated talk show. The debut episode September 12 has a big "get" as the family of deceased pop singer Amy Winehouse... [TVNewser]

A Requirement for Anderson Cooper's Syndicated Talk Show Set: 'Highly Portable' Equipment - Posted September 5, 2011
Although the studio for Anderson Cooper's syndicated talk show is located just a few floors down from his CNN ... [SocialTimes.com]

CNN, Fox News, BBC Journalists Freed from Rixos Hotel in Tripoli - Posted August 24, 2011
Journalists from a number of outlets, including CNN, Fox News and the BBC have been trapped inside the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, Libya over the last few days. While most of Tripoli has fallen from Colonel Gadhaffi's grasp, the Rixos has remained under loyalist control. The result was that around 40... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Calls Out WXMI Reporter for His Giggle Fit - Posted August 19, 2011
Following his giggle fit on Wednesday's "360," Anderson Cooper added himself to the show's RidicuList last night. And pointed out that he's certainly not the first person to break down in laughter on live TV. After calling out Matt Lauer as well as a host on the Home Shop... [TVSpy]

Anderson Cooper puts himself in the RidicuList - Posted August 19, 2011
After his giggle-plagued RidicuList segment Wednesday night, Anderson Cooper made himself the focus of last night's bit. "It's a little embarrassing to lose it like that especially because I giggle like a 13-year-old girl meeting Justin Bieber," said Cooper. ... [TVNewser]

Friday Morning Laughs - Anderson Cooper, Gerard Depardieu & The World's Shortest Escalator - Posted August 19, 2011
Happy Friday, folks! The weekend is finally here, which can only mean one thing--it's time for our Friday Morning Laughs! This week we've got an awesome collection of giggle-inducing videos, including Anderson Cooper's Ridiculist laugh-fest, the world's shortest escalator, a volleyball-playing dog and more. So g... [SocialTimes.com]

Anderson Cooper Loses It: 'This has actually never happened to me.' - Posted August 17, 2011
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Anderson Cooper Loses It: 'This has actually never happened to me.' - Posted August 17, 2011
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Anderson Cooper Loses It: 'This has actually never happened to me.' - Posted August 17, 2011
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Anderson Cooper at 8p Debuts Below Spitzer Average - Posted August 16, 2011
It was an inauspicious debut for CNN's primetime news show, "Anderson Cooper 360" in its new 8pmET timeslot. Cooper averaged 157K in the A25-54 demo and 502K in Total Viewers last week. By comparison the previous show, "In the Arena" hosted by Eliot Spitzer averaged 184K and 599K during Q2 in... [TVNewser]

WKYT Plans to Add Half-Hour Newscast at 10 a.m. - Posted August 15, 2011
WKYT will become the first station in the Lexington, KY market to have a 10 a.m. newscast beginning September 12. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that stat... [TVSpy]

WKYT Plans to Add Half-Hour Newscast at 10 a.m. - Posted August 15, 2011
WKYT will become the first station in the Lexington, KY market to have a 10 a.m. newscast beginning September 12. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that stat... [SocialTimes.com]

CNN Congrats Pour In for New KNBC Co-Anchor Stephanie Elam - Posted August 12, 2011
The announcement that temporary KNBC weekend anchor Robert Kovacik has been given the job permanently, together with new partner ... [FishbowlLA]

Save the Children Campaign Targets Famine in East Africa - Posted August 11, 2011
Using heartbreaking footage from East Africa and a soundtrack by Bob Marley &... [PRNewser]

Who Makes What in TV News? - Posted August 9, 2011
The latest issue of TV Guide takes a look at the highest-paid personalities on TV, and many TV news anchors are present on the list. The salaries also give a taste at how some networks are saving money, and wh... [TVNewser]

Ken Jautz on CNN's New Lineup: 'It's a clear strategy. It's not a holding pattern' - Posted August 9, 2011
CNN/U.S. executive VP Ken Jautz talks to Ad Week about the new lineup, which sees ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Anderson Cooper to Anchor First 8 PM Show From Africa, Report on Famine - Posted August 8, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper moves his nightly news program to 8 PM ET tonight. Over the weekend Cooper, along with Sanjay Gupta, traveled to Africa to report on... [TVNewser]

July 2011 Ratings: AC360, 'Piers Morgan' Up for CNN, 'American Morning' Down - Posted August 2, 2011
CNN saw slight gains across the board in July -- in total day viewers, the network saw a +9% increase in total viewers and a +11% increase in the A25-54 demographic when compared to July 2010. Primetime gains were larger, with CNN seeing a +19% increase in total viewers and a... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Unveils First Commercial Spot, Reveals More Details on Syndie Show - Posted July 27, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper kicked off the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills yesterday, discussing his upcoming syndicated program "Anderson." Cooper unveiled the first commercial for the show: ... [TVNewser]

Sanjay Gupta, Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper. Who Would Larry King Rather 'F**k, Marry or Kill'? - Posted July 25, 2011
In a bizarre but highly entertaining interview, GQ gets former CNN host Larry King to play "F**k Marry Kill," ... [TVNewser]

Anchor Derek James Accuses Anderson Cooper of Ripping Off WCCB Segment - Posted July 13, 2011
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Obama and Atlantis Compete for Cable Time - Posted July 8, 2011
President Obama appeared in the Rose Garden this morning to talk about the ailing economy amid the meager jobs report and rise in the unemployment rate. Obama's statement comes as the final countdown is on for the final shuttle launch. At this hour, Atlantis is still set to lift off at 11:26amET.... [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]

Analysis: CNN Goes to Repeats at 10 p.m. - Posted July 6, 2011
Ten p.m. Eastern Time is arguably the most competitive time period on cable news at the moment. Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren is still the clear leader, but her ratings in June were down double digits in total viewers and the dem... [Fishbowl NY]

Analysis: CNN Goes to Repeats at 10 p.m. - Posted July 6, 2011
Ten p.m. Eastern Time is arguably the most competitive time period on cable news at the moment. Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren is still the clear leader, but her ratings in June were down double digits in total viewers and the dem... [FishbowlNY]

Analysis: CNN Goes to Repeats at 10 p.m. - Posted July 6, 2011
Ten p.m. Eastern Time is arguably the most competitive time period on cable news at the moment. Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren is still the clear leader, but her ratings in June were down double digits in total viewers and the dem... [TVNewser]

Erin Burnett to 7pm on CNN; John King USA up to 6pm; Anderson Cooper moves to 8pm - Posted July 6, 2011
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HLN's Robin Meade: Music is 'My Second Platform' - Posted July 3, 2011
Robin Meade is a busy woman. In addition to her day job anchoring "Morning Express with Robin Meade" on HLN, she has spent the past two years co-writing and producing a country music album, "Brand New Day," which was released last week. Meade ca... [TVNewser]

Going Beyond Your Target Audience with Multicultural Outreach - Posted June 30, 2011
As we mentioned ... [PRNewser]

Brand-New KTTV News Director Announces Launch of 5 p.m. Newscast - Posted June 21, 2011
Kingsley Smith began his tenure as KTTV news director with a big announcement. On his first day with the station this week, Smith announced that the Fox O&O woul... [TVSpy]

CNN Wins the Night with GOP Primary Debate - Posted June 14, 2011
According to Nielsen Fast National data, CNN's first Republican debate from 8-10pmET last night drew 3.162 million total viewers and 918K A25-54 viewers. CNN was first in both Total Viewers and younger viewers topping Fox News (1.959M / 473K) and MSNBC (814K / 205K). CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Columnist: Cooper Should Stick With CNN, Not Branch Out to Daytime - Posted June 10, 2011
It is too late to put the genie back in the bottle, but that isn't stopping a columnist for the Vancouver Sun from suggesting that CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Curl Celebrates Another Silver Anniversary - Posted June 9, 2011
If "suck up to Drudge Report's Joe Curl" is on your list of to-dos, this would be an excellent day to check that box. Why? Because FishbowlDC's favorite silver fox is celebrating his birthday. We're not sure how old the sterling scribe turned today...but does it really mater?... [PRNewser]

Curl Celebrates Another Silver Anniversary - Posted June 9, 2011
If "suck up to Drudge Report's Joe Curl" is on your list of to-dos, now would be an excellent time to check off that box. Why? Because FishbowlDC's favorite silver fox is celebrating his birthday today. We're not sure how old the sterling scribe is...but does it really... [FishbowlDC]

'Oprah' Veteran named an EP of Anderson Cooper's Daytime Show - Posted June 8, 2011
Lisa Morin, who spent the last 15 years with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" has been named an executive producer of "An... [TVNewser]

The Top Cable News Programs: May, 2011 - Posted June 1, 2011
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The Top Cable News Programs: May, 2011 - Posted June 1, 2011
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Wil Surratt to return to CNN; to be named EP of Erin Burnett Show - Posted June 1, 2011
TVNewser has learned Wilson (Wil) Surratt is returning to CNN and will be named EP of Erin Burnett's new program. Since 2009, Surratt has been with WPIX in New York. I... [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]

Joplin Update: Anderson Cooper Dodges Lightning, as Brian Williams Appears on The Weather Channel - Posted May 24, 2011
The updates continue to pour in from Joplin, Missouri as rescuers continue to search for survivors in the rubble. By now, many high-profile anchors have arrived to file reports, including CNN's Anderson Cooper, who appeared on "Piers Morgan Tonight" last night, only to be interrupted by a lightning strike: ... [TVNewser]

CNN Tops Cable News Competitors at 9 and 10 PM Friday - Posted May 16, 2011
CNN bested its cable news competitors at 9 and 10 PM Friday where it counts: the key adults 25-54 demographic. At 9 PM "Piers Morgan Tonight" had the first primetime interview with former reality show star and Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James, with Anderson Cooper talking the days news a... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN Tops Cable News Competitors at 9 and 10 PM Friday - Posted May 16, 2011
CNN bested its cable news competitors at 9 and 10 PM Friday where it counts: the key adults 25-54 demographic. At 9 PM "Piers Morgan Tonight" had the first primetime interview with former reality show star and Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James, with Anderson Cooper talking the days news a... [FishbowlNY]

President Obama's New York Visit - Posted May 5, 2011
The cable news channels are covering Barack Obama's first visit to Ground Zero as president, four days after the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. After a lunch with with members of FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9, in midtown Manhattan along with former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Obama headed to... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans for Pres. Obama's Ground Zero Visit - Posted May 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64752" align="alignright" width="297" caption="Obama and McCain visit Ground Zero in 2008"][/caption] President Obama will be in New York tomorrow to visit Ground Zero. His first visit to the site since being elected President, and a symbolic one since the death of Osama Bin laden on Sunday. The big three... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Coverage Plans for Monday, Networks Expand Evening Newscasts to One Hour - Posted May 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64347" align="alignright" width="316" caption="CBS News Artwork"][/caption] Updated: The broadcast news divisions and cable news channels are planning special programming and coverage today, part of their continuing coverage of the news that Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan. CB... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Parties with the Main (or is it Lame?) stream Media - Posted May 1, 2011
Seeming to put politics aside for a few hours -- not one but two GOP governors stopped in to the MSNBC After Party last night at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- often the target of MSNBC's opiniona... [GalleyCat]

'Donald Trump often appears on Fox, which is ironic, because a Fox often appears on Donald Trump's head' - Posted May 1, 2011
If you missed it, here it is: Seth Meyers' remarks at last night's White House correspondents dinner. He had plenty of one-liners directed at the news networks including: "Fox News is having a party, security is tight, so make sure you bring your driver's license and your long-form license. But if you're... [TVNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 29, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Former Newsweek President Explains Magazine's "Disaster" First Quarter Ad Sales, Apri... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 29, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Former Newsweek President Explains Magazine's "Disaster" First Quarter Ad Sales, Apri... [FishbowlNY]

HuffPost LOVES Sensationalizing With All Caps - Posted April 28, 2011
WE CAN HARDLY CONTAIN OURSELVES AT THE CHANCE TO CHANNEL HUFFPOST's "EAT THE PRESS" EDITOR JASON LINKINS TODAY AS WE SHOW YOU WHAT HUFFPOST MEDIA DOES TO SENSATIONALIZE ITS STORIES AND SLAM NEWS TO THEIR READERS. Under the Twitter handle @HuffPostMedia, here's h... [FishbowlDC]

Royal Wedding Viewer Guide: Where to Watch - Posted April 28, 2011
Have you heard? There is some sort of wedding happening tomorrow. Yes, the broadcast and cable news organizations are all planning coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton tomorrow morning, with most beginning at 4 ... [TVNewser]

CNN Spins the Birther Issue - Posted April 28, 2011
You've got to hand it to CNN for jumping on the birther bandwagon Wednesday and quickly bragging about the network's herculean efforts along with Donald Trump, who is honored just to be himself. Problem is, POTUS had begun the process of getting his birth certificate delivered to the White House days... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Maddow Hints That Anderson Cooper Should Come Out - Posted April 25, 2011
In an interview with The Guardian, Rachel M... [FishbowlLA]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported the deaths of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros - Posted April 21, 2011
British by birth, photojournalist Tim Hetherington called Brooklyn home. He was a dual citizen of the U.S. and the U.K. and much of his work at war was for American broadcasters. During his career, Hetherington had worked for ABC News and CNN. Hetherington and Getty photographer Chris Hondros, were ... [TVNewser]

'Restrepo' director Tim Hetherington killed in Libya - Posted April 20, 2011
Tim Hetherington, the co-director of Oscar-nominated war documentary "Restrepo," was killed in the Libyan town of Misrata today. Reuters ... [Fishbowl NY]

'Restrepo' director Tim Hetherington killed in Libya - Posted April 20, 2011
Tim Hetherington, the co-director of Oscar-nominated war documentary "Restrepo," was killed in the Libyan town of Misrata today. Reuters ... [FishbowlNY]

Apple's Tim Cook Tops the 'Out' Power 50 - Posted April 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_19197" align="alignleft" width="207" caption="Photo: Joshua Scott"][/caption] Apple COO Tim Cook has topped the fifth annual Out magazine Power 50, the... [PRNewser]

'Anderson' Finds a Studio... In The Same Building As His Other One - Posted April 15, 2011
Telepictures has announced that its upcoming talk show "Anderson," hosted by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, will tape from Jazz at Lincoln Center, specifically from The Allen Room (pictured right), a multi-tiered space with sweeping views of Cen... [TVNewser]

In ABC daytime Shakeup, No Room for News Show - Posted April 14, 2011
ABC has announced it is canceling longtime soap operas "All My Children" (January 5, 1970 - Sept. 2011) and "One Life to Live" (July 15, 1968 - January 2012) and replacing them with chat shows with contradictory themes: one about food the other about wellness. This means any plans of ABC News... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper to Snooki: 'Thank you for not having some juicehead with "bacne" beat me up' - Posted April 14, 2011
After CNN anchor Anderson Cooper added "Jersey Shore" star Snooki top his "Ridiculist" Tuesday night, the reality star jokingly fired back on Twitter. Cooper took it gracefully, however, and thanked her on his program last night: "For the record, though I was poking fun at Sno... [TVNewser]

Oprah Winfrey to Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama - Posted April 12, 2011
Daytime TV host turned cable network impresario Oprah Winfrey is planning to interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for her final month on syndicated TV, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Oprah Winfrey to Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama - Posted April 12, 2011
Daytime TV host turned cable network impresario Oprah Winfrey is planning to interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for her final month on syndicated TV, ... [FishbowlNY]

Oprah Winfrey to Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama - Posted April 12, 2011
Daytime TV host turned cable network impresario Oprah Winfrey is planning to interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for her final month on syndicated TV, ... [TVNewser]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [Fishbowl NY]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [FishbowlNY]

Journo Love Mail - Posted April 8, 2011
BigJournalism editor and CNN contributor Dana Loesch appeared on Anderson Cooper's show last night, and the responses, largely to her appearance, came rolling in on Twitter.... [FishbowlDC]

Wolf Spices Up the QVC Message Board - Posted April 8, 2011
"I think Wolf Blitzer is hot...is he single?" This post showed up this week on, of all places, QVC's online forum. And it quickl... [FishbowlDC]

Network plans for Obama remarks on Libya - Posted March 28, 2011
Here's what the cable networks are planning for coverage of Pres. Obama's address on Libya tonight at 7:30pmET from the National Defense University. Bloomberg's executive editor Al Hunt and Julianna Goldman anchor coverage from Bloomberg TV's Washington bureau. CNN will lead into th... [TVNewser]

'I know the difference between journalism and a slogan. Keeping them honest is a slogan.' - Posted March 24, 2011
Twenty-seven years after suffering a heart attack he didn't know was a heart attack, CNN exile Aaron Brown will undergo triple-bypass surgery today in Phoenix. "Some part of me has known for a long time that at some point, the piper that is heart di... [TVNewser]

Anchors who began week in Japan end it in New York - Posted March 18, 2011
Several TV news anchors and reporters who rushed to Japan last weekend, are already back in New York. As radiation fears rose, networks began reassessing coverage and anchors began packing the bags they'd never really had time to unpack. Christiane Amanpour left Tuesday. ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 16 - Posted March 17, 2011
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 477 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC:644 | MSNBC: 215 | CNN: 679 | HLN: 156 ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 16 - Posted March 17, 2011
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 477 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC:644 | MSNBC: 215 | CNN: 679 | HLN: 156 ... [FishbowlNY]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 16 - Posted March 17, 2011
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 477 | HLN: 96 Primetime: FNC:644 | MSNBC: 215 | CNN: 679 | HLN: 156 ... [TVNewser]

The other international news - Posted March 16, 2011
While much of the cable and broadcast news time is being spent in Japan, the networks are also keeping their eyes on the situation in North Africa and the Middle East. CNN's Wolf Blitzer, CBS News' W... [TVNewser]

Outreach Efforts Continue in the Wake of Japan Quake and Tsunami - Posted March 15, 2011
While sitting on a panel at the SXSW conference with three other executives from Japanese mobile and social networks, Takahito Iguchi nearly broke down when he got to a slide on his deck that said "SAVE JAPAN." According to... [PRNewser]

TV News crews in Japan on the move with radiation fears mounting - Posted March 15, 2011
With dozens of U.S. TV news journalists now on the ground in Japan, the bosses back home are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential for radiation poisoning due to the deteriorating conditions at t... [TVNewser]

Special Sunday edition of Anderson Cooper 360 - Posted March 13, 2011
CNN U.S. and CNN International continue simulcasting of coverage from Japan with a special two-hour edition of "Anderson Cooper 360" tonight at 9pmET (10am Monday morning Tokyo time). Anderson Cooper, Dr. ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta Files First '60 Minutes' Report Sunday - Posted March 12, 2011
He's in Japan today on assignment for CNN, but tomorrow on CBS, Dr. Sanjay Gupta will present his first report for "60 Minutes." Gupta is CNN's chief medical correspondent. Gupta's report will focus on a nine-month long investigation by the "60 Minutes" team, into the world of counterfeit prescription drugs. Interestingly, this... [TVNewser]

CNN Tokyo Producer Stays Dialed in During Earthquake (VIDEO) - Posted March 11, 2011
While the news media continues to cover the 8.9 earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed, it's important to note they were also affected by the quake. Here's video from inside CNN's Tokyo bureau showing one diligent staffer who stays on the phone, while half under her desk. ... [TVNewser]

Wisconsin Senate Vote takes Cable Nets by Surprise - Posted March 9, 2011
Three weeks of political discord in Wisconsin came to a surprising head tonight. "A FOX urgent now from Wisconsin where republicans apparently are trying to do an end run around democrats," said Jon Scott on FNC 7:19pmET. By 7:30pm the vote had occurre... [Fishbowl NY]

Wisconsin Senate Vote takes Cable Nets by Surprise - Posted March 9, 2011
Three weeks of political discord in Wisconsin came to a surprising head tonight. "A FOX urgent now from Wisconsin where republicans apparently are trying to do an end run around democrats," said Jon Scott on FNC 7:19pmET. By 7:30pm the vote had occurre... [FishbowlNY]

February 2011 Ratings: Middle East Unrest Propels CNN to Double Digit Growth - Posted March 1, 2011
Bolstered by its coverage of the situation in Egypt and Libya, CNN saw double-digit gains in total day and primetime. The network was essentially neck and neck with MSNBC for the month, though the battle was still over a distant second place to Fox News. Primetime (Mon-Sun): 674K Total Viewers / 216K... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzes the Late Late Show With Near-Perfect Middle Eastern Pronunciation - Posted February 28, 2011
"The Late Late Show" welcomed CNN's Wolf Blitzer last week with host Craig Ferguson praising him as the "Great American Journalist." Traditionally, late late... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, February 23 - Posted February 24, 2011
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 374 | MSNBC: 142 | CNN: 201 | HLN: 108 Primetime: FNC: 633 | MSNBC: 259 | CNN: 298 | HLN: 114 ... [TVNewser]

Breaking: Jim Murphy Leaving 'Good Morning America' - Posted February 23, 2011
First on TVNewser: ABC's "Good Morning America" senior executive producer Jim Murphy is leaving ABC News and will soon be named executive producer of Anderson Cooper... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking: Jim Murphy Leaving 'Good Morning America' - Posted February 23, 2011
First on TVNewser: ABC's "Good Morning America" senior executive producer Jim Murphy is leaving ABC News and will soon be named executive producer of Anderson Cooper... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Newsers Take to the Late-Night Talk Shows - Posted February 23, 2011
The last few days have seen a flurry of TV news personalities taker to the late night talk shows. With the situation in the Middle East still evolving rapidly, and the protests in Wisconsin, there has been plenty to talk about. On Monday, CNN's Wolf Blitzer stopped by CBS' "Late Late Show"... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters 1989 Interview with Moammar Gadhafi Gets 2011 Play - Posted February 22, 2011
Barbara Walters' 1989 interview with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has gotten a lot of play over the last 24 hours. Walters appeared on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" last night, and parts of her interview were playing on "Nightline," "World News Now," "Good Morning America" and "The View" today. ... [TVNewser]

Dana Loesch once thought CNN was the 'Biggest Bunch of Idiot Blockheads'. Now she works for them - Posted February 17, 2011
CNN hired Dana Loesch as a political contributor last week; however, MediaMatters dug up some blog posts dating back several years in which Loesch ... [TVNewser]

Nir Rosen to Anderson Cooper: 'There's no defense for what I did' - Posted February 17, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper spoke to freelance journalist Nir Rosen last night about Rosen's ... [TVNewser]

Rosen Apologizes for Logan Remarks: 'A man should never joke about women being abused or harassed' - Posted February 16, 2011
FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein interviewed journalist Nir Rosen about the offensive Tweets he sent yest... [TVNewser]

Egyptian Activist Tells CNN: 'You are part of the revolution. You should be proud of yourself.' - Posted February 11, 2011
Egyptian activist and Google executive Wael Ghonim has been front and center during the situation there. Shortly after Hosni Mubarak announced that he would be vacating the presidency, Ghonim spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper, where he credited CNN for its coverage: ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper on Mubarak Speech: 'What we heard were the same lies we've heard for more than 2 weeks' - Posted February 10, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper appeared on the network shortly after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's address to the nation. Cooper was highly critical of the President's speech, saying "What we heard were the same lies we've heard for more than 2 weeks." ... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper on Mubarak Speech: 'What we heard were the same lies we've heard for more than 2 weeks' - Posted February 10, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper appeared on the network shortly after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's address to the nation. Cooper was highly critical of the President's speech, saying "What we heard were the same lies we've heard for more than 2 weeks." ... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Talks About Being Attacked in Egypt on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' - Posted February 10, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was a guest on the "Late Show with David Letterman" last night, and he talked about his experiences in Egypt, including being attacked by a mob. Letterman: Tell us about that experience Cooper: Being pummeled? Letterman: Yes! Cooper: I don't recommend it ... [TVNewser]

Is Erica Hill the Next Diane Sawyer? - Posted February 7, 2011
After the "Early Show" rearrangement in November, is CBS' Erica Hill poised to be the next tvnewser elite? Maybe even the next ... [TVNewser]

Back In The U.S., Anderson Cooper Making Rounds to Talk Egypt - Posted February 7, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper returned to the U.S. from Egypt over the weekend, and now that is back in-country, he is preparing to take on the talk show circuit to discuss his experience over there. Tonight, Cooper will be a guest on "... [TVNewser]

ABC correspondent on Egypt threats: 'It was terrifying. We really thought we were finished.' - Posted February 4, 2011
In addition to Christiane Amanpour's off-camera interview with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak -- the first since the choas in his country began -- last night's one-hour "Nightline" explored the violence against journalists over the last 48 hours. Anch... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart to Egyptian Rioters: 'Hands off Anderson Cooper!' - Posted February 3, 2011
On last night's "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart defended CNN's Anderson Cooper -- who was among several TV news reporters ... [TVNewser]

Video of Anderson Cooper Getting Attacked in Cairo - Posted February 3, 2011
Yesterday we reported that CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and his crew were attacked by pro-government protesters in Cairo, Egypt. Today, CNN has finally released video of the incident, which saw Cooper getting punched in the head. Luckily, no one was seriously injured. ... [TVNewser]

Pair Of New York Times Journalists Arrested In Egypt - Posted February 3, 2011
Egypt has been anything but a friendly, welcome atmosphere for journalists this week. Many have been beaten up (see: Anderson Cooper endu... [Fishbowl NY]

Pair Of New York Times Journalists Arrested In Egypt - Posted February 3, 2011
Egypt has been anything but a friendly, welcome atmosphere for journalists this week. Many have been beaten up (see: Anderson Cooper endu... [FishbowlNY]

Cameras Continue to Roll as Situation in Cairo Deteriorates Rapidly - Posted February 2, 2011
As a cameraman trained his lens from a Cairo high-rise, NBC News anchor Brian Williams and chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel gave a play-by-play of wh... [Fishbowl NY]

Cameras Continue to Roll as Situation in Cairo Deteriorates Rapidly - Posted February 2, 2011
As a cameraman trained his lens from a Cairo high-rise, NBC News anchor Brian Williams and chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel gave a play-by-play of wh... [FishbowlNY]

TV News Reporters Roughed Up, Caught in the Midst of Violent Protests in Egypt - Posted February 2, 2011
Anderson Cooper is not the only reporter ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Attacked in Cairo - Posted February 2, 2011
Pro-Mubarak demonstrators attacked a CNN production crew in Cairo, including anchor Anderson Cooper, the network says. Cooper "was punched 10 times in the head as pro-Mubarak mob surrounded him and his crew trying to cover demonstration," CNN's ... [TVNewser]

January 2011 Top Cable News Shows - Posted February 1, 2011
Fox News Channel was the fourth most-watched cable channel in primetime for the month of January. The network had the top 11 programs in Total Viewers and nine out of the top 10 in A25-54 viewers. MSNBC grabbed the #10 spot among A25-54 viewers with "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" for three... [TVNewser]

More Arrivals, More Delays as American Journalists Enter Egypt - Posted January 31, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour anchors from Cairo - Posted January 30, 2011
As she did in the wake of the tragedy in Tucson, Christiane Amanpour has taken "This Week" on the road, this time to Egypt to cover the unrest there. Among Amanpour's guests, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who made the rounds appearing on "Meet... [TVNewser]

Which Cabler Mentioned Sarah Palin the Most in 2010? It's Not Who You Think - Posted January 26, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter took it upon themselves to count how many times each cabler spoke about Sarah Palin last year. The network that ran Palin segments a whopping 512 times in 20... [TVNewser]

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]

'World News Now' Celebrates 19th Anniversary with a New Look - Posted January 24, 2011
ABC's overnight show "World News Now" turns 19 this week, and is moving into a new studio. There have been many great anchors on the broadcast throughout the years -- including ... [TVNewser]

State of CNNPolitics.com Preparations for State of the Union - Posted January 19, 2011
CNNPolitics.com is all ears for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sarah Palin: 'I will continue to speak out. They're not going to shut me up.' - Posted January 17, 2011
Sean Hannity got the first interview with Sarah Palin tonight, nine days after the massacre in Arizona. In the first part, below, Hannity asked Palin at what point she felt she'd been connected to the tragedy. "Right away," was her response. They also talked about the use of target graphics on... [FishbowlLA]

Anderson Cooper, Pee-Wee Herman, Shots - Posted January 16, 2011
From last night's "Saturday Night Live," an SNL Digital Short starring Andy Samberg, Pee-Wee Herman, alcohol, and CNN's Anderson Cooper. "You almost hit me in the eye. Do you know what would happen if I lost these eyes? They are a national t... [TVNewser]

Oil Spill Report Accuses Anderson Cooper of Ginning Up Controversy During Government Response - Posted January 14, 2011
On page 139 of the official report from the The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill And Offshore Drilling, the commission sets its sights on the media, which it says was actively seeking out people that were up... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Remember Haiti Earthquake on the One Year Anniversary of the Tragedy - Posted January 8, 2011
TVNewsers prepare for Haiti earthquake anniversary coverage. During the catastrophic event last year, many tvnewsers went themselves to see what was really going on in Haiti first-hand. Fox News Channel is sending... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Pee-Wee Herman - Posted January 7, 2011
So, this happened today. Paul Reubens aka Pee-Wee Herman dropped by Time Warner Center today to tape an interview with Anderson Cooper. The interview will run Monday night... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Pee-Wee Herman - Posted January 7, 2011
So, this happened today. Paul Reubens aka Pee-Wee Herman dropped by Time Warner Center today to tape an interview with Anderson Cooper. The interview will run Monday night... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Pee-Wee Herman - Posted January 7, 2011
So, this happened today. Paul Reubens aka Pee-Wee Herman dropped by Time Warner Center today to tape an interview with Anderson Cooper. The interview will run Monday night... [TVNewser]

Pee Wee and Anderson Cooper? - Posted January 7, 2011
This is an odd pairing. This just in from CNN... Paul Reubens... [FishbowlDC]

'Anderson' Adds 25 New Markets - Posted January 5, 2011
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's upcoming syndica... [TVNewser]

Parker-Spitzer Gets Re-Air at 11pm - Posted January 4, 2011
Some temporary primetime changes are coming to CNN ahead of the premiere of "Piers Morgan Tonight" later this month. For the next two weeks, Parker-Spitzer is going to get a second run at 11pmET and Anderson Cooper is going to be hosting at 9pmET until Morgan debuts Jan. 17. ... [TVNewser]

Viewers Flock to CNN, Fox News New Years Eve Specials - Posted January 4, 2011
We will have the full cable ratings from Friday shortly, but for now, take a look at the strong showings from CNN's "New Years Live" with ... [TVNewser]

A Sneak Peek at Piers Morgan's Interview Style - Posted January 3, 2011
The premiere of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" is still a few weeks away, but the network is already in full-on promotion mode. Today, CNN released a clip of Morgan interviewing "AC360" anchor Anderson Cooper. The clip gives a sense of Morgan's interview style, although it probably isn't as compelling as clips from... [Fishbowl NY]

A Sneak Peek at Piers Morgan's Interview Style - Posted January 3, 2011
The premiere of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" is still a few weeks away, but the network is already in full-on promotion mode. Today, CNN released a clip of Morgan interviewing "AC360" anchor Anderson Cooper. The clip gives a sense of Morgan's interview style, although it probably isn't as compelling as clips from... [FishbowlNY]

A Sneak Peek at Piers Morgan's Interview Style - Posted January 3, 2011
The premiere of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" is still a few weeks away, but the network is already in full-on promotion mode. Today, CNN released a clip of Morgan interviewing "AC360" anchor Anderson Cooper. The clip gives a sense of Morgan's interview style, although it probably isn't as compelling as clips from... [TVNewser]

What Kathy Griffin Didn't Say During CNN's New Year's Eve - Posted January 1, 2011
Is it news when something doesn't happen? Kathy Griffin was not yanked off CNN last night. Griffin, who referred to last night's outing as "Yank Watch 2011," kept it clean during her co-hosting of CNN's New Year's Eve special alongside ... [FishbowlLA]

Kathy Griffin: 'They're going to pull me off the air, if I cross the line' - Posted December 29, 2010
Kathy Griffin chats with Anderson Cooper about Friday's New Year's Eve special on CNN... and what will happen if she talks like this or this. ... [TVNewser]

And the 2011 duPont Awards go to... - Posted December 22, 2010
Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism announced the winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards today. Among the 13 winners of a silver baton were ABC News, BBC America, CBS News, and PBS. ... [TVNewser]

Warner Bros.' 'Anderson' Selling Fast with Over 80 Stations Already Signed - Posted December 20, 2010
Anderson Cooper has been a hot item on the syndication market. With a flurry of deal-making in December, the Warner Bros. show "Anderson" is set to close out the year with commitments from at least 80 stations. According ... [TVSpy]

Is John Boehner Crying Too Much? - Posted December 17, 2010
Following his teary interview on 60 Minutes, the media started analyzing the case for and against weepy public appearances, and asking questions about where all of House Speaker-elect John Boehner's emotion comes from. ... [AgencySpy]

Katie Couric's Next Stop: Syndication? - Posted December 15, 2010
[caption id="attachment_44144" align="alignright" width="288" caption="Couric guests on ABC daytime talker "The View""][/caption] Broadcasting & Cable's syndication ace Paige Albiniak reports that ... [TVNewser]

Will Griffin Drop F-Bomb Again? - Posted December 14, 2010
Looks like comedian Kathy Griffin (who dropped the F-bomb) last New Year's Eve on CNN isn't getting punished for her turning Balloon Boy's name (Falcon Heene) into a cussing opportunity. In fact, she'll be back on CNN again this New Year's Eve with ... [FishbowlDC]

Kathy Griffin is Back with Anderson Cooper to Co-Host CNN New Year's Eve - Posted December 14, 2010
[caption id="attachment_43874" align="alignleft" width="279" caption="Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper ring in 2009 on CNN. (Photo: Chris Ariens)"][/caption] Despite reports to the contrary, ... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly and Bill Hemmer to Host New Year's Eve on Fox News - Posted December 13, 2010
[caption id="attachment_43691" align="alignright" width="318" caption="Bill Hemmer & Megyn Kelly host UParty 2009, during a wind chill of -6 degrees. (Photo: Chris Ariens)"][/caption] Megyn Kelly and ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper in New Doc: 'Taliban' - Posted December 11, 2010
Anderson Cooper hosts the new CNN documentary 'Taliban,' which exposes the lives and motives of the Taliban face-to-face and airs tonight at 8pmET. In the new doc, Cooper follows Norwegian journalist Paul Refsdal... [TVNewser]

Lara Spencer, John Sykes & Dr. Ruth Ring in the Holidays - Posted December 8, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE I don't know whether it was the wintry weather or the holiday decor, but the usual suspects were in a festive mood at Michael's today. There were air kisses all around the dining room as the movers and shakers mingled while waiting for their lunch dates to arrive. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lara Spencer, John Sykes & Dr. Ruth Ring in the Holidays - Posted December 8, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE I don't know whether it was the wintry weather or the holiday decor, but the usual suspects were in a festive mood at Michael's today. There were air kisses all around the dining room as the movers and shakers mingled while waiting for their lunch dates to arrive. ... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper's Syndicated Show Lines Up 21 New Stations - Posted December 8, 2010
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's new syndicated program lined up ... [TVNewser]

November '10 Ratings: No Election Boost for CNN - Posted December 1, 2010
CNN was #32 in all of cable this month in both Total Viewers and among A25-54 viewers. "Larry King Live" was ranked 20th in Total Viewers and 26th in viewers A25-54 among cable news shows. "... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Daytime Show to Air on FOX Stations - Posted November 29, 2010
Anderson Cooper's syndicated daytime show has been sold in four of the nation's top markets, B&C's Paige Albiniak reports. FOX owned and operated stations in Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston will ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: Conducting '60 Minutes' Interviews 'Very Different' Than Interviews for CNN - Posted November 29, 2010
CNN anchor and CBS "60 Minutes" contributor Anderson Cooper is the subject of this week's "Correspondent Candid" on 60MinutesOvertime.com. Cooper is described as having the widest range of all the correspondents for the long-running program, able to juggle anything from stories about the "Afghan police to Lady Gaga." Cooper says, among other things,... [TVNewser]

Users Can Donate to Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2010 via Facebook - Posted November 23, 2010
CNN is accepting donations for the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2010, with the help of Facebook, as readers can support the honorees' causes by clicking the Donate Now tab on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN.com to Offer Content in Advance of Debut of Taliban Documentary on CNN - Posted November 22, 2010
CNN will air one-hour documentary Taliban Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, but related content will be available on CNN.com three days earlier, as visitors to www.cnn.com/taliban (... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Chilean Miners to Appear on 'AC360' Monday - Posted November 21, 2010
CNN will run an interview with five of the Chilean miners, and two of their rescuers Monday during "AC360," the network says. Anchor Anderson Cooper spoke to the men this weekend when they were in Los Angeles for the taping of the "CNN Heroes" event. While some of the men have been... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: Bonobo Whisperer - Posted November 21, 2010
Remember this photo from a few weeks back? yes, that was CNN anchor Anderson Cooper wearing a bunny suit for science. Well Wednesday "AC360" finally ran the segment. It involves two Bonobos that have a amazing grasp of the English language "I wasn't sure if I should do this, but I... [TVNewser]

The Chilean Miners Will Be at 'CNN Heroes' - Posted November 18, 2010
You didn't think their 15 minutes was up did you? No, all 33 of the Chilean miners, along with five of their rescuers, will be attending the "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" event. "The heroic efforts of the rescue of these miners was one of the most unifying and inspirational events of... [TVNewser]

New York Times' Thomas S. Friedman on CNN's Anderson Cooper: 'Too Good to Check' - Posted November 17, 2010
The New York Times columnist ... [TVNewser]

Obama's Late Night Newser: Who Covered It? - Posted November 12, 2010
President Barack Obama held a departure news conference in Seoul, South Korea last night at 2:45amET. The tvnewsers were there in full force to talk about trade agreements with South Korea. But which cable news networks took the event live? ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Anderson Cooper Smacks Down Bogus Reports About $200 Million Presidential Trip - Posted November 5, 2010
Last night, CNN's Anderson Cooper took aim at specious reports floating around the web and talk radio that President Obama's upcoming trip to Asia will cost taxpayers $200 million a day. It was a must-see segment, smacking down the claims while pointing out the high profile talkers that have been repeating the... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Put on a Show - Posted October 30, 2010
After a warm-up from the Legendary Roots Crew and some audience stunts put on by the MythBusters guys, Jon Stewart bounced on stage at 12:55pmET to kick off the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Befor... [TVNewser]

Stars Flock to Huffington Post Game Changers Party - Posted October 29, 2010
Image via HuffPo "Innovators, mavericks, visionaries, and leaders" convened in downtown New York Thursday night as The Huff... [Fishbowl NY]

Stars Flock to Huffington Post Game Changers Party - Posted October 29, 2010
Image via HuffPo "Innovators, mavericks, visionaries, and leaders" convened in downtown New York Thursday night as The Huff... [FishbowlNY]

The Huffington Post To Celebrate Its List Of Game Changers Tonight - Posted October 28, 2010
Tonight, The Huffington Post is holding a special ceremony to celebrate its list of "Game Changers," the "innovators, mavericks and leaders who are changing their fields and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps." This year's ceremony happens to include quite a few bold names in the media industry: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Huffington Post To Celebrate Its List Of Game Changers Tonight - Posted October 28, 2010
Tonight, The Huffington Post is holding a special ceremony to celebrate its list of "Game Changers," the "innovators, mavericks and leaders who are changing their fields and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps." This year's ceremony happens to include quite a few bold names in the media industry: ... [FishbowlNY]

Election 2010: Technology Front and Center for CNN's Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 26, 2010
CNN has announced its coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. As in previous elections, new technology will be a major part of the coverage, with returning favorites like the "magic wall" and "data wall' being joined by the "CNN Election Matrix," which will break down data in a visual way. The... [TVNewser]

CNN Heroes Update: Presenter & Performance Lineup Announced - Posted October 25, 2010
The top 10 CNN Heroes Tribute Broadcast of 2010, which will be hosted by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, airs on Nov. 25. The presenters of this fourth annual event have been announced: ... [TVNewser]

'Spirit Day' Turns tvnewsers Purple - Posted October 20, 2010
Millions of Americans wore purple today for 'Spirit Day' to commemorate the kids who were tormented for being or suspected of being homosexual. All day long, tvnewsers wore purple in support of this anti-bullying cause, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). TVNewser ... [TVNewser]

David Doss Leaving CNN's 'AC360' - Posted October 15, 2010
The senior executive producer of CNN's "AC360," David Doss, is leaving the program, TVNewser has learned. He will remain with CNN, and will work in the network's program development group under ... [TVNewser]

Why Was Anderson Cooper Wearing a Bunny Suit? - Posted October 14, 2010
Yesterday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper tweeted the picture you see on the right. yes, that is him wearing a bunny suit. "In IA for story... [TVNewser]

News Networks Begin Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Mine Rescue Operation - Posted October 12, 2010
At 10:18pmET tonight, Manuel Gonzales, the first of several rescuers began to descend into a mine shaft to begin the process of retrieving 33 miners who've been trapped deep under the Chilean desert for 69 days. 18 Minutes later, at 10:36, Gonzales had arrived 2,040 feet below the desert. And all... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' 6th for the Week - Posted October 12, 2010
•CBS' "60 Minutes" was the sixth most-watched show on TV last week. Sunday's program, with an assist from the Titans-Cowboys game, drew 15.02 million Total Viewers and had its best A25-54 (4.7/12) and A18-49 (3.7/10) delivery since January. The show featured Steve Kroft's report on high frequency stock trading, a ... [TVNewser]

Erick Erickson Forced to Change Phone Number - Posted October 4, 2010
The strangers calling Erick Erickson's cell phone these days are pure joy compared to the neo-Nazis who called during the '08 elections and said he was "married to the whore of Babylon" and called his wife "a Jewish c-word." ... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper Prepares for New Talk Show - Posted October 1, 2010
We headed over to Time Warner Center late yesterday for the taping of an upcoming AC360 special on bullying. The show, hosted by Anderson Cooper in front of a live studio audience, will air next Friday at 10pmET, but the taping came on the same day ... [TVNewser]

CNN Inks New Long-Term Deal with Anderson Cooper - Posted September 30, 2010
CNN has extended its contract with "AC360" anchor Anderson Cooper, keeping him on the network long-term. The contract extension comes as Cooper signed a deal with Telepictures and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper to Host Syndicated Talk Show - Posted September 30, 2010
Update: The deal has been confirmed and the one-hour show is going to happen. More information in the press release after the jump. Original Story: CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is in talks to host his own... [TVNewser]

Lawrence O'Donnell Premiere is MSNBC's #1 Show - Posted September 28, 2010
In its first outing, "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" was MSNBC's #1 show yesterday. The debut episode of the program drew 928,000 Total Viewers and 266,000 in the A25-54 demo. "On the Record with ... [TVNewser]

CNN, 'People,' and Cartoon Network Partner for Anti-Bullying Initiative - Posted September 28, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper will host a one-hour town hall special on Friday, October 8 titled Bullying: No Escape; an AC 360 Special report with People Magazine and Cartoon Network t... [PRNewser]

With Amanpour Settling In, NBC Feels Out the State of the Sunday Shows - Posted September 21, 2010
NBC News, through market research firm Vision Critical, has put out a survey asking consumers about the Sunday morning public affairs shows, with a particular focus on "Meet the Press" and ABC's "This Week," according to a copy obtained by TVNewser. There were a number of questions about the two programs, covering... [TVNewser]

Which Broadcasters Have the Most 'Buzz?' - Posted September 17, 2010
MarketWatch.com's Jon Friedman counts down his top 12 broadcasters that are "making a difference," or in other words: Let me put it this way. If any one of these folks walked through Michael's restauran... [TVNewser]

Newsers Make 'Most Stylish New Yorkers' List - Posted September 16, 2010
•I know you all have been waiting for the US Weekly "25 Most Stylish New Yorkers" List. Well, here it is. Three tvnewsers have made the list, and none of them is Anderson Cooper. ... [TVNewser]

CNN Welcomes Spitzer to 'The Best Political Team on Television' - Posted September 15, 2010
CNN's new 8 PM show starring Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker may not debut on the network until October, but that isn't stopping the channel from featuring the show's stars... [TVNewser]

CNN Announces Judges for Fourth Annual 'CNN Heroes' - Posted September 14, 2010
Ricky Martin, Rainn Wilson, Holly Robinson Peete, Sir ... [TVNewser]

Schwarzenegger Mocks Palin on Twitter - Posted September 10, 2010
We're proud Arnold Schwarzenegger has finally come up with some better digs than calling people "girlie men." At the LA Press Club Awards ceremony he busted on ... [FishbowlLA]

An 'Inside' Look at Rep. Bachmann Rushing Around in Heels - Posted September 8, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper featured Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) in what is first in a series on politicians on the trail. It's intended to be an inside look into campaigns. Which is an admirable idea unless the congresswoman is in a mad rush. ... [FishbowlDC]

It's Official: CNN Hires Piers Morgan - Posted September 8, 2010
CNN has made the worst-kept secret in TV news official: British television host Piers Morgan will be joining the network's primetime lineup in January. He will be based in New York, but will also work from Los Angeles and London. Morgan will be taking over at 9 PM, replacing broadcast legend ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Oval Office Address: News Notes - Posted August 31, 2010
President Obama's second Oval Office address was carried on the four broadcast networks as well as the cable news networks tonight. On NBC, Brian Williams anchored. On ABC Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos shared the set. ... [TVNewser]

TV News 'Brooding About Katrina' - Posted August 28, 2010
The NYTimes' Alessandra Stanley has been watching some of the coverage, so far, of the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. But the puffery on most anniversary specials is mild, perhaps because there is something humbling about Katrina that abashes even the most egotistical personalities. ... [TVNewser]

Katrina Anniversary Coverage Update - Posted August 23, 2010
We have some updates to our roundup of news network coverage for the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: CBS: Harry Smith will anchor "The Early Show" from New Orleans on Friday the 27th for full anniversary coverage throughout t... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper on Where to Draw 'The Line' - Posted August 21, 2010
•Men's Journal has a Q&A with CNN's Anderson Cooper this week and asks about the line between journalist and participant. "There is a line, and the more you've been in the field, the more you're aware of where the line is," he says. "If you're in a situation wh... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 9, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day TV host will break etiquette rules "I'm trying to resist licking that off the plate." - CNN's Anderson Cooper on "60 Minutes" Sunday night interviewing D.C. Chef Jose Andres at Minibar. Andres had just given Cooper a mojito (not the drink, the appetizer), leaving ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer Discusses His Experience Fighting Bladder Cancer - Posted August 6, 2010
CBS News "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer was diagnosed with bladder cancer seven years ago. Last night, Schieffer discussed his experience fighting the disease on the "CBS Evening News." "It is about what we can do to defeat this disease," Schieffer told CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook. "That is... [TVNewser]

CNN Touts Handling of Shirley Sherrod Story in New Ad Campaign - Posted August 5, 2010
CNN has a new television ad, in which it touts its coverage of the Shirley Sherrod case. The ad features photos of CNN anchors and correspondents like Dr. Sanjay Gupta and ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Piers Morgan and CNN's 9 p.m. Slot - Posted August 2, 2010
The New York Times' Brian Stelter writes about "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric and CNN's apparent 9 p.m. host ... [TVNewser]

28 Years as a Cable News Anchor - Posted July 31, 2010
As we reported yesterday, one of the original HLN (formerly Headline News, and before that CNN2) anchors signed off yesterday. Chuck Roberts joined the network before it wen... [TVNewser]

Scientologists Take Anti-Anderson Cooper Fight to Google - Posted July 14, 2010
Yesterday, TVNewser reported on the 95 page (!!) magazine the Church of Scientology distributed outside of CNN headquarters attacking A... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'GQ Brigade' Deployed to the Gulf Coast - Posted July 14, 2010
Daily Beast's Rebecca Dana writes today about ABC News' crew of male "talent" covering the oil spill in the gulf: This summer, the network has sent a boy band's assemblage of bright-eyed, sharp-tongued correspondents to the Gulf Coast, where they've broken news, landed big-get interviews and done it all in impossibly tight... [TVNewser]

Scientologists Distribute Anti-Cooper Magazine Outside CNN - Posted July 13, 2010
Anderson Cooper has really done it now. The Church of Scientology has gotten aggressive with its campaign in the wake of Cooper's week-long "Scientology: A History of Violence," which aired at the ... [TVNewser]

Daryn Kagan on Octavia Nasr Controversy: "CNN Blew It" - Posted July 8, 2010
"CNN blew it", former CNN anchor Daryn Kagan tweeted today. She's referring to the network parting ways with its senior editor of Middle East affairs, Octavia Nasr... [TVNewser]

Newsers Return to Haiti Six Months After the Quake - Posted July 8, 2010
July 12 will mark the six month anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti and newsers including CNN's Anderson Cooper and Sanjay Gupta, who were bo... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper 'Very Happy at CNN' with 'No Plans to Leave' - Posted July 1, 2010
Anderson Cooper, reporting from the Gulf, has taken the time to email his staff about an online story earlier this week which claimed he was unhappy at CNN and ready to bolt the network. From The Wrap: ... [TVNewser]

Cooper Honored by LA Press Club - Posted June 30, 2010
•CNN's Anderson Cooper picked up yet another award for his Haiti earthquake coverage on Sunday. This one -- the LA Press Club's Presidents Award -- was presented to him by Sean Penn. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was also in attendance. ... [TVNewser]

Poll: Who Will Replace Larry King? - Posted June 30, 2010
With Larry King announcing his impending departure comes the obvious question: who will be next in the 9pmET time slot? As strange as it sounds, the logical answer might be Piers Morgan. There was an ... [TVNewser]

Justin Bieber, Lenny Kravitz, Tim McGraw Headline CNN Telethon hosted by Larry King - Posted June 20, 2010
Tomorrow night, CNN's Larry King hosts a special 2-hour "Larry King Live" telethon to provide relief to those affected by the BP oil spill with reports from CNN anchors/correspondents Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: 'I think there's a basic lack of transparency in [BP's] dealings' - Posted June 18, 2010
NYTimes' Brian Stelter writes today about Anderson Cooper and his roughly 20 days reporting from the Gulf Coast. While... [TVNewser]

Kathy Griffin and Governator Booked for LA Press Club Gala - Posted June 17, 2010
Hold the lame duck jokes, kids, Arnold Schwarzenegger will make the opening statement at LA Press Club's annual awards gala. Yes, Ah-nold and Kathy Griff... [FishbowlLA]

Cooper Still Pursuing BP Guests - Posted June 16, 2010
As TVNewser noted before, CNN's Anderson Cooper has been trying to book someone from BP on his nightly program since oil first st... [TVNewser]

Nets Announce Coverage of Oval Office Address - Posted June 14, 2010
President Obama will make his first address on the oil spill from the Oval Office tomorrow evening. This comes after his tour of the region today, but before he meets with BP execs on Wednesday. Each network will carry the address, which begins at 8pm. Katie Couric, Lester Holt (substituting for... [FishbowlDC]

ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC to Carry Oval Office Address - Posted June 14, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Barack Obama will deliver his first address from the Oval Office since the start ... [TVNewser]

John Roberts Choppers to the Rig; Joe Scarborough Takes Show to Pensacola - Posted June 9, 2010
While CNN's Anderson Cooper continues to try and book a BP executive on his show -- there's even a "Make BP appear on AC360" Facebook page -- Cooper's colleague ... [TVNewser]

Matt Gutman's Star Rises at ABC News - Posted June 9, 2010
In the TV news business, major news events can define careers, but they also launch them. Anderson Cooper broke out as a star journalist at CNN during his coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Now, with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, ABC News may have found a rising... [TVNewser]

It's Election Night: Where's CNN? - Posted June 9, 2010
It's 11:13 p.m. Tuesday night. There are a slew of political primaries taking place around the country. And where is CNN? Slate's chief political correspondent and CBS contributor John Dickerson said on Twitter: "On CNN it's like there aren't elections to... [FishbowlDC]

'AC360' from the Gulf This Week - Posted June 1, 2010
•Anderson Cooper anchors "AC360" from the Gulf Coast again this week. This will be week number two in the region for the CNN anchor -- he arrived last Tuesday. The program will broadcast from ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Live. But From Where? - Posted May 28, 2010
No, you weren't seeing things. The photo above left is from last night's "Anderson Cooper 360" and the photo above right is from this morning's "Live with Regis and Kelly." Anderson Cooper, who has been down i... [TVNewser]

Couric, Williams, Cooper, Beck, Maddow Deliver Commencement Addresses - Posted May 17, 2010
CBS' Katie Couric, NBC's Brian Williams, and other newsers all delivered addresses at university commencement ceremonies over the weekend, imparting various forms o... [TVNewser]

The CNN Challenge Jumps From the Web to TV - Posted May 17, 2010
When CNN relaunched CNN.com last October, one of its new features was a weekly game called The CNN Challenge. The premise: let a CNN anchor guide you through questions from the week's news. It even sold advertising around it, with Ford ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'AC360' Gets Studio Audience Tonight - Posted May 14, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper anchors a unique "AC360" tonight: the show was taped in front of a studio audience, something we'd heard was in the works in the past few months. Mediaite ... [TVNewser]

What Happened to CNN's Planet In Peril? - Posted May 13, 2010
CNN founder Ted Turner spoke to Wolf Blitzer in "The Situation Room" yesterday, and "The CNN Situation" came up in conversation. Turner didn't have much new to say, noting that he would "like to... [TVNewser]

Jeremy Hubbard Leaving 'World News Now;' Rob Nelson to Join - Posted May 13, 2010
First on TVNewser: "World News Now," ABC's middle-of-the-night news program, is about to see another change at the anchor desk. TVNewser has learned that Jeremy Hubbard, who joined t... [TVNewser]

CNN Senior Producer Joins Reuters - Posted May 8, 2010
Barclay Palmer, a former Senior Producer of the now-defunct "Amanpour" show on CNN, is joining Reuters as global executive producer for talent and content development. Palmer, an 18-year CNN veteran, has worked in Newsgathering as well as the shows Moneyline, NewsNight with Aaron Brown and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AC360 From Nashville - Posted May 7, 2010
Anderson Cooper anchored AC360 last night from Nashville, TN. While, there he interviewed country stars Faith Hill and ... [TVNewser]

'AC360' American Al-Qaeda Special; O'Brien's Documentary Reviewed - Posted May 6, 2010
•Next week on "AC360," CNN correspondent Nic Robertson examines the life of Bryan Neal Vinas, a young man from Long Island who was convicted of supporting Al-Qaeda terrorist plots. Release in the jump. Another note, Anderson Cooper anchors the show from Nashville... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Delivers UNICEF Keynote - Posted May 5, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper delivered the keynote address last evening at the annual UNICEF mee... [TVNewser]

CBS and CNN in Partnership Negotiations? - Posted May 4, 2010
Recurring rumors of CNN partnering with a broadcast network are nothing new, but New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman reports that sources say CBS News and the cable network are in "advanced negotiations" at the moment, with ... [TVNewser]

'World News Now' Stage Manager to Give his Final Cue - Posted April 29, 2010
Friday morning on World News Now (yes, you'll either have to stay up really late, or wake up really early) the show will say goodbye to Peter Grimm who has been World News Now's stage manager for the past 17 years. Grimm, who we hear will sleep in until Noon on Monday,... [TVNewser]

Earth Day Programming - Posted April 22, 2010
Rip open your recycled paper-wrapped presents and hang the CFLs, its Earth Day. And the cable channels are programming just for you. • CNN airs a special Planet in Peril and, in recognition of Earth Day, is recycling Anderson Cooper's "60 Minutes" swim with great white sharks. Tonight at 11pmET on CNN.... [TVNewser]

So "Out" They're In - Posted April 15, 2010
Several tvnewsers made the "Out" magazine Power 50 list -- and some of them aren't even out. CNN's Anderson Cooper is #3, same spot as last year; MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Dr. Death, and Snacks - Posted April 14, 2010
Tomorrow night on AC360, Anderson Cooper interviews Dr. Jack Kevorkian in a rare (but not his first, if you've read that somewhere else) interview since being released from prison nearly three year... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Revisits Earlier Tea Party Comments - Posted April 9, 2010
On CNN's AC360 last night, during a discussion about the growing influence of the Tea Party movement: David Gergen: "The federation also reflects their frustration at what they feel has been, uh, media misrepresentations over a long period of time." Anderson Cooper: "And fair enough on t... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, with a Live Studio Audience - Posted April 9, 2010
For the next two Thursdays, Anderson Cooper will host AC360 in front of a live studio audience. The site Starflow Entertainment, which publicizes live studio audience tapings of programs, has the listing below: Last month,... [TVNewser]

CNN: 'Time to pull the trigger' with ABC or CBS? - Posted April 7, 2010
The Chicago Tribune's Phil Rosenthal weighs in on CNN's woes resurrecting a theme that is as old as cable news itself -- merging the Time Warner news channel with either CBS News or ABC News. ...the rescue of CNN, which in the just-completed first quarter of 2010 saw overall viewership for star... [TVNewser]

Q1 2010 Ratings: CNN Sees Double Digit Drop from Year Ago - Posted March 30, 2010
CNN saw the largest across-the-board decreases of any cable network in Q1 compared to last year, though the network did improve over the final quarter of 2009. Total day (Mon-Sun): 507K Total / 149K A25-54 Prime (Mon-Sun): 690K Total / 200K A25-54 Year-to-year, CNN was down -39% in primetime Total Viewers (-42% in the... [TVNewser]

"60" Finishes 5th for the Week - Posted March 30, 2010
Basketball and sharks helped make "60 Minutes" the 5th most-watched show of the week last week. The program brought in 14.49M Total Viewers -- its best since January 17. Sunday's show, which had the Duke-Baylor game as its lead-in, included Steve Kroft's profile of Russian ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Takes on Scientology - Posted March 29, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper and "AC360" launch a week-long series tonight titled "Scientology: A History of Violence," which examines Church of Scientology leadership and allegations of violence within the organization. TVNewser hears that ... [TVNewser]

New Anderson Cooper Talk Show Specials? - Posted March 25, 2010
NY Post's Cindy Adams mentioned this little note about Anderson Cooper at the bottom of her Page Six article this week: "CNN add... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper: 'The only thing more stupid than being eaten, would be being eaten and not have the videotape' - Posted March 25, 2010
Anderson Cooper goes for an unprotected dive with "The Sharkman" Mike Rutzen this Sunday on "60 Minutes." Rutzen risks his life to prove that great whites are misunderstood and Cooper goes along for the dive. Just before he went in, the CNN anchor and CBS contr... [TVNewser]

Friedman Praises ABC, Warns CNN of Loss - Posted March 24, 2010
Whatever you think about CNN, ABC and the decision for Christiane Amanpour to host "This Week," there's no doubt it's causing a stir. Yesterday we had WaPo's Tom Shales ... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper on Jeopardy! - Posted March 18, 2010
Another CNNer went on Celebrity Jeopardy! today. Anderson Cooper was on with Cheech Marin and Aisha Tyler. We're to... [TVNewser]

Funniest Massa Quotes En Masse - Posted March 10, 2010
The past 24 hours in Washington D.C. has brought a tidal wave of reaction to the latest scandal to blow through town. This one, like all of them, comes with details that are better than fiction. Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), a freshman lawmaker, talked tickle fights with staff and a... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 10, 2010
Quote of the Day "I don't know whether this fellow needs media help or medical help. ...The best thing we can do is put a political sheet over him and move on." -- CNN Senior Political Analyst David Gergen on CNN's "AC360" Tuesday night to host Anderson Cooper. ... [FishbowlDC]

AC360 Team Receives January Sidney Award - Posted March 9, 2010
CNN photojournalist Neil Hallsworth, "AC360" EP Charlie Moore, and Anderson Cooper were presented with the Sidney Hil... [TVNewser]

Cooper Ratings Crash - Posted March 3, 2010
D.C.'s Anderson Cooper fans should prepare themselves: CNN's "AC 360 host" appears to be attracting a professional malaise these days. On Monday NYT sparked speculation that the CNN host could be vying for CBS ... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper Is Not in Talks for 'CBS Evening News' Job Says CNN - Posted March 1, 2010
NY Times reports today that "CBS executives, mindful that Katie Couric's contract expires in a little over a year, have talked to Anderson Cooper of CNN abou... [TVNewser]

Sanjay Gupta Fills In on 'AC360' - Posted February 26, 2010
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta filled-in for Anderson Cooper on "AC360" last night, his first time subbing as the anchor. Erica Hill was the regular substitute until she ... [TVNewser]

NBC Might Not Be On Top Of The Olympics...But The New York Times Is - Posted February 18, 2010
While the debate rages on to why NBC is refusing to air any of its Winter Olympic coverage in real time, The New York Times wants you to know that they at least are. Writes Clark Hoyt... [Fishbowl NY]

NBC Might Not Be On Top Of The Olympics...But The New York Times Is - Posted February 18, 2010
While the debate rages on to why NBC is refusing to air any of its Winter Olympic coverage in real time, The New York Times wants you to know that they at least are. Writes Clark Hoyt... [FishbowlNY]

Cooper Wins Sidney Award - Posted February 17, 2010
•CNN's Anderson Cooper -- along with producer Charlie Moore and cameraman Neil Hallsworth -- has ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Sued Over Firehouse Fall - Posted February 13, 2010
While Anderson Cooper was back in Haiti this week, an interior designer in New York sued the CNN anchor claiming she fell 17 feet through a hole in a firehouse he's converting into his home. ... [TVNewser]

Cooper, Gupta Return to Haiti - Posted February 8, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta are returning to Haiti after a week back in the United States. The decision was made over the weekend. Cooper will again report... [TVNewser]

Cooper, Curry, Schieffer To Give Commencement Speeches - Posted February 7, 2010
Newsers sure are in demand on the graduation circuit. CNN's Anderson Cooper, NBC's Ann Curry, and CBS's Bob Schieffer a... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper is Not Adopting a Haitian Baby, In Case You Thought He Was - Posted February 4, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper is responding to rumors he is adopting a child from Haiti. To the blog TowleRoad, Cooper responds, "While the plight of children in Haiti has touched us all, and I continue to cover the situation there closely, stories about me adopting a baby are false. I am ... [TVNewser]

January '10 Ratings: CNN Down Year-over-Year - Posted February 2, 2010
Much of January was dominated by news from the earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath, a story CNN covered heavily in primetime. While CNN regained its footing in prime against MSNBC, the network could not compete with Fox News. Total day (Mon-Sun): 576k total viewers / 177k A25-54 Prime (Mon-Sun): 842k total viewers... [TVNewser]

Krauthammer and Ailes on 'Underpants' Politics - Posted February 1, 2010
Here's the scenario: you're going on a Sunday morning talk show and among a variety of topics, you'll discuss the guy who had bomb material sewn into his underwear for a Christmas Day flight. So what terminology do you use? On Sunday columnist Cha... [FishbowlDC]

Cooper to Anchor 'Heroes' Haiti Special Tomorrow Night - Posted January 28, 2010
•CNN will air another "AC360" special tomorrow night focusing on Haiti. "CNN Heroes: Saving Haiti" will be anchored by Anderson Cooper and will feature recent "CNN Heroes" as well as a number of other individuals who are working in the country including surgeons, a UNICEF therapist, and rescue teams. ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the cable news networks. ... [TVNewser]

Of Telethons & News and not 'Blurring the Lines' - Posted January 22, 2010
As the dollars are being added up from tonight's "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, a leading journalism organization is imploring reporters to not become a part of the story of the tragedy in Haiti. While, the cause is noble and just, CNN continues to get flack for being too close to the... [TVNewser]

NY Mag Questions CNN, Cooper - Posted January 22, 2010
•NYMag's Daily Intel thinks Anderson Cooper's inability to top FNC's Greta Van Susteren during his extensive Haiti coverage must "send a message" to CNN about the anchor: ... [TVNewser]

First Week of Haiti : Cable Ratings Breakout - Posted January 21, 2010
Here's a quick TVNewser examination of the ratings since the first full day of coverage of the earthquake in Haiti, Wednesday, Jan. 13, and since. • Total day averages for Wednesday 1/13 - Tuesday 1/19 FNCCNNMSNBCHLNTotal Viewers1.487M875k399k298k... [TVNewser]

Is a Line Being Crossed in Haiti ? - Posted January 19, 2010
Much has been made of the recent involvement of news organizations going beyond standard journalistic roles while covering the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. That's been especially true for the TV doctors. Bob Steele, a journalism values scholar at the Poynter Institute, tells the LA Times' Matea Gold, "I think it's... [TVNewser]

Haitian Orphans at Center of for News Networks - Posted January 19, 2010
From the first full day of coverage following the earthquake in Haiti, orphaned children have been a central topic for TV news organizations. Monday, Fox News' Jonathan Hunt delivered an extended report on orphaned children in Port-au-Prince, many of whom have already been adopted by U.S. families, and the need to get... [TVNewser]

Cooper Carries Injured Child Away from Looting - Posted January 18, 2010
In two segments airing on "The Situation Room" today, more newsers found themselves stepping beyond their roles as journalists to assist during emergency situations in Haiti. While reporting on a chaotic scene in the Port-au-Prince streets, An... [TVNewser]

Covering Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
It would be impossible to touch upon the many ways in which different media outlets are covering the tragedy unfolding in Haiti after this week's earthquake. But while some outlets, like The New York Post, are ... [Fishbowl NY]

Covering Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
It would be impossible to touch upon the many ways in which different media outlets are covering the tragedy unfolding in Haiti after this week's earthquake. But while some outlets, like The New York Post, are ... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Gets Brittany Murphy's Mother, Husband for First Interview Since Star's Death - Posted January 15, 2010
CNN's Larry King has gotten the first interview with the mother and husband of the actress Brittany Murphy, who died December 20. The interview with Sharon Murp... [TVNewser]

Weekend Haiti Plans for the Cable Networks - Posted January 15, 2010
The cable networks are revealing their plans for Haiti coverage over the weekend. We will continue to update as we learn more. MSNBC will have live news coverage from 8amET to 10pmET on Saturday and Sunday. The network will be live again this evening until 1amET with David S... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN To Broadcast 'Hope for Haiti' Telethon Next Friday - Posted January 15, 2010
MTV Networks is presenting "Hope for Haiti," a global telethon to air commercial-free across ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT next Friday at 8pm ET/PT. "Hope for Haiti" will be led by CNN's Anderson Cooper in Haiti, ... [TVNewser]

Haiti Earthquake Impacts Anchors and Networks - Posted January 15, 2010
More from behind the scenes of the TV coverage from around the web: Citing Steve Harrigan's emotional moment on Fox News yesterday, NYTimes' Brian Stelte... [TVNewser]

Newser Notes from Haiti - Posted January 14, 2010
• Fox News correspondent Steve Harrigan, who's covered wars and other international conflict, was overcome with emotion telling the story of a woman who lost 4 of her children in the quake, and her fifth child at a hospital: "That kind of loss is hoffific in any culture. But when you're... [TVNewser]

CNNI EVP: 'We Knew It Would be Difficult Under Normal Circumstances' - Posted January 14, 2010
TVNewser spoke with CNN International EVP Tony Maddox this afternoon about the logistics of covering a massive disaster like the earthquake in Haiti. Maddox tells us he has 40-50 people on the ground there now, which requires a lot of qui... [TVNewser]

Chaos Erupts on 'AC360' - Posted January 14, 2010
During CNN's "AC360" last night, Anderson Cooper watched as hundreds of people who had been settling in for the night in the park behind him had suddenly begun running through the streets shouting that a flood was coming. There was mass confusion and, soon after, Cooper had this report: ... [TVNewser]

Earthquake in Haiti: Evening Updates - Posted January 13, 2010
Brian Williams and Katie Couric were both in Port-au-Prince for their newscasts tonight, but due to the circumstances on the ground, much of that time they were either on the phone or their substitute... [TVNewser]

24 Hours After Jay Leno Appearance, Anderson Cooper Arrives in Haiti - Posted January 13, 2010
Anderson Cooper was the first U.S. TV news anchor on the ground in Haiti this morning. Less than 24 hours earlier, he was taping a segment for the Jay Leno Show -- the 10@10. The taping occurred before the earthquake struck. Last night on Leno, he was asked to name all the... [TVNewser]

CNN Sends 11 Correspondents to Port-au-Prince - Posted January 13, 2010
How many correspondents does it take to cover an earthquake? CNN's answer: 11. On the ground in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Anderson Cooper, CNN (arrived 10:05 am ET) Ivan Watson, ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers Heading To Haiti - Posted January 13, 2010
Continually Updated: We'll update this post as we hear more about who is heading to Hispaniola, either the Dominican Republic or Haiti (if the airport is reopened) to cover yesterday's 7.0 earthquake. CBS' Katie Couric NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Arrives in Haiti - Posted January 13, 2010
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Earthquake in Haiti - Posted January 12, 2010
At 4:53pmET, a massive 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti. CNN reported the news at 5:12pmET during the "Situation Room." Fox News' Uma Pemmaraju reported it at 5:29pmET during "Glenn Beck." MSNBC provided an update with the news at 5:37pmET during "Hardball." In the 7pmET hour, CNN and Fox News had... [TVNewser]

Sinderbrand Heads for Big Apple - Posted January 11, 2010
CNN's Associate Political Editor Rebecca Sinderbrand is leaving Washington, D.C. and heading to Manhattan. CNN has promoted her to a political producer for "AC-360's" Anderson Co... [FishbowlDC]

Erica Hill Leaves CNN for CBS News - Posted January 8, 2010
Breaking: Tonight on "AC360," Anderson Cooper announced that Erica Hill is leaving the program and CNN "for an exciting future at CBS News." Earlier, we ... [TVNewser]

Announcement on 'AC360' - Posted January 8, 2010
First on TVNewser: Tipsters tell us to expect a special announcement tonight on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360." Earlier in the week, we heard that correspondent and substitute anchor Erica Hill would be giving up her role on the program in o... [TVNewser]

Griffin Gets Banned Over F-Bomb - Posted January 5, 2010
Kathy Griffin, the comedian who often weighs in on politics, has gotten into some hot water with CNN over her New Year's Eve dropping of the f-bomb well before the ball dropped. CNN will not be hosting in 2011, reports PopEater.com. Griffin purposefully confused Balloon Boy Falcon Heene's name for "f--kin'". Griffin co-hosted... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Hemmer & Kelly Split Win with CNN's Cooper & Griffin on New Year's Eve - Posted January 4, 2010
In the battle of the cable news channel New Year's Eve specials, FNC's "All American New Year's" with Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly topped CNN's "New Year's Eve Live" with Anderson Cooper and ... [TVNewser]

Lieberman Hate Fest: He's a "pinata" and a "senatorial prostitute" - Posted December 20, 2009
The media had a field day with Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) this week because of his controversial stance on the national health care reform bill. As reported on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN New Year's Eve Lineup: Cooper, Griffin, Henry -- and Lance Bass? - Posted December 17, 2009
CNN's New Year's Eve coverage has an interesting lineup this year. Live from New York's Times Square will be the duo of Anderson Cooper and comedian Kathy Griffin along with CNN c... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin, and Lance Bass to Host CNN's New Year's Eve - Posted December 17, 2009
Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin will co-host CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast from Times Square, the network has announced. Fomer 'N Sync performer ... [TVNewser]

Cooper, Schultz Anchor from Out of Town - Posted December 10, 2009
•CNN's Anderson Cooper will anchor his program live tonight (10pmET) from the recently discovered tunnel that runs between Tijuana and San Diego. Earlier in the evening, MSNBC's Ed Schultz will... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' in Top 10 Again - Posted December 8, 2009
In a special Simon & Simon episode of "60 Minutes" -- correspondent Bob Simon reported on ex-NBA referee Tim Donaghy and Bob's daughter Tanya, produced Anderson Cooper's story on the Harlem's Children's Zone -- the show cracked the top ... [TVNewser]

Plans for Obama's Afghanistan Address - Posted December 1, 2009
Tonight, all of the news networks -- broadcast and cable -- will be carrying President Obama's 8pmET address to the nation from West Point. Here are the coverage plans we have so far. Check out FishbowlDC's comprehensive list for more. ... [TVNewser]

CNN Committed to 'Heroes' as a Thanksgiving Tradition - Posted November 25, 2009
Tomorrow night, the 2009 "CNN Heroes" special and celebrity gala will celebrate the work of 10 "heroes," which the network describes as "ordinary people" who make an "extraordinary impact." TVNewser spoke with ... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Tuesday Address - Posted November 25, 2009
We told you earlier that President Obama would address the nation from West Point next Tuesday at 8pmET on his Afghanistan plans. We're beginning to hear how the networks and cable will cover the primetime address. • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live broadcast at 8pmET. • CNN: Wolf Blitzer, joined... [FishbowlDC]

Jeff Corwin Explores Cable News Jungle - Posted November 20, 2009
Animal Planet veteran Jeff Corwin admits that when he started work on his new documentary with MSNBC, he got some puzzled looks from MSNBC staffers as he first walked through the hallways. "100 Heartbeats" is the first in MSNBC's "Future Earth" series and it examines en... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Offers Lou Dobbs a "Semi-Regular" Contributor Role - Posted November 16, 2009
Lou Dobbs continued his media rounds tonight with his first TV interview since leaving CNN, on "The O'Reilly Factor." (He'll be talking with TVNewser tomorrow). Dobbs talked about what led to his departure, his coverage of the birther movement, a possible future in politics and the shot fired at his home... [TVNewser]

Celebrity Presenters Announced for 'CNN Heroes' - Posted November 16, 2009
CNN has announced a list of celebrity attendees for its third "CNN Heroes" gala at the Kodak theatre in Los Angeles. Carrie Underwood and Leona Lewis are set to perform and presenters include Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Neil Patrick Harris, Pierce Brosnan, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Eva Mendes... [TVNewser]

'Is There Something Innately Scary about Wolf Blitzer?' - Posted November 15, 2009
Stephen King stopped by HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade" on Friday to preview his newest book Under the Dome. And it turns out two CNN anchors are featured in the book -- Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer. The Meade-King interv... [TVNewser]

Oh the Horror! Wolf & Anderson Make the Pages of Stephen King's Latest - Posted November 13, 2009
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Larry King, Anderson Cooper Draw Lowest Ratings of '09 - Posted November 4, 2009
The night before the 2009 elections, CNN's prime time line-up continued their ratings troubles seen in October. On Monday night, Larry King and ... [TVNewser]

November '09 Elections: Cable Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
Tomorrow, polls will open following an off-year election season that's included closely followed races in Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. Here is a rundown of special coverage on the cable networks: Wolf Blitzer will be in D.C. anchoring... [TVNewser]

Election Day Coverage Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
• MSNBC: White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd will anchor the 11am and 2pm hours on MSNBC from Washington tomorrow. Ed Schultz will take over the 4pm hour. Following the regularly scheduled primetime lineup, live editions will air of "Countdown with ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.30.09 - Posted October 30, 2009
CBS' Mark Knoller tweets this pic this morning: "Trick or Treat. Gremlins, goblins and Knoller. (Mark o' Lantern by ... [FishbowlDC]

Maddow: Is Fox a News Station? - Posted October 28, 2009
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October '09 Ratings: CNN Fourth in Prime Demo - Posted October 27, 2009
CNN slipped to fourth place in the prime time demo in October averaging 190k viewers, falling behind Fox News (583k), MSNBC (239k), and sister network HLN (191k) making October the worst month this year. The network was third in Total Viewers in prime time with 679k, behind dominant FNC and second-place... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.21.09 - Posted October 21, 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. Hanson ... [FishbowlDC]

'60' Finishes 7th Again - Posted October 20, 2009
For the second week in a row, CBS' "60 Minutes" was one of the Top 10 television programs for the week. "60," which got some help from a Jets-Bills overtime lead-in on the east coast, drew 14.3M Total Viewers and was the 7th most watched show last week. On the program,... [TVNewser]

Rush Rammed: Limbaugh Targets Sanchez; O'Reilly Stands up for Limbaugh; Cooper Panelist Calls it 'A High-Tech Lynching' - Posted October 14, 2009
Hours before his participation as a limited partner in a group vying to buy the St. Louis Rams was dropped, Rush Limbaugh decried his critics, including members of the cable news media. Limbaugh says his staff is working "behind the scenes" to get apologies and retractions "with the force of le... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Rips CNN: "Why Would You Leave it There? There is a Terrible Place to Leave It" - Posted October 13, 2009
Jon Stewart's favorite pinata -- CNN -- got whacked last night until the last... [TVNewser]

CNN Alters Promo Audio to Make It Sound Less Left-Leaning - Posted October 12, 2009
Time's Michael Scherer opened a can of worms yesterday when he wrote about a promo he'd seen for CNN's AC360. In the promo a woman says "I'm a lifelong Democrat ... and that's why I watch Anderson Cooper." The voice goes on to say that Cooper is the person she can... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: AC in Chicago, Lauer & Brown, FNC @ 13... - Posted October 7, 2009
> CNN's Anderson Cooper is anchoring "AC360" from Chicago tonight. He'll interview Education Secretary Arne Duncan. > Next Friday, NBC News will air a special titled "Secrets of the Lost Symbol" at 9pmET with Matt Lauer sitting down wi... [TVNewser]

Afghanistan Increases with Anniversary - Posted October 5, 2009
October 7th marks the eighth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan, and the broadcast nets have ramped up their coverage in conjunction with that. Tonight, CBS's "Evening News" will begin its special coverage titled "The R... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC's Brag Book: Brendan Kownacki - Posted October 1, 2009
Meet brag book's latest- Brendan Kownacki. On his last big project, Kownacki worked on Inauguration with the Broadcast Management Group, a subsidiary of Mason Media Group, where he served as the Director of Strategy and Development for two years. Prior to... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper to Unveil 'CNN Heroes' throughout the Day - Posted October 1, 2009
Starting at 1pmET, Anderson Cooper will announce one of the Top 10 2009 CNN Heroes every hour until 11pmET when CNN will air a special entitled, "Change the World, You Vote, CNN Heroes." The announcements will also appear on HLN and CNNI. Each of the top 10 honorees -- who were... [TVNewser]

On The Menu: Assessing "60 Minutes" - Posted September 28, 2009
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On The Menu: Assessing "60 Minutes" - Posted September 28, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.28.09 - Posted September 28, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Heroes Day This Thursday - Posted September 27, 2009
This Thursday, beginning at 1pmET and continuing each hour through 10pmET, CNN's Anderson Cooper will announce the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2009 on all of the CNN networks. At the top of each hour, Cooper will reveal the name of a Top 10 Hero and highlight their work. Then ... [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]

Which Way to the Gunn Show? FBDC Meets Tim Gunn - Posted September 21, 2009
FishbowlDC caught up with Project Runway's Tim Gunn at Tyson's Galleria over the weekend. Gunn was in Washington for ALL ACCESS: Fashion Day to benefit YouthAIDS, an education and prevention program of PSI that uses media, pop culture, music, theatre and sports to stop the spread of... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Cooper, Crossword, Hansen - Posted September 11, 2009
> CNN's Anderson Cooper blogs about his experiences with US troops in Afghanistan. He describes how part of the standard introduction there is to state your blood type in case of emergency. > One CNBC anchor officially made the big time this week. ____ Regan... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.11.09 - Posted September 11, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Sept 11th Anniversary Cable Plans - Posted September 10, 2009
Tomorrow, the cable networks will commemorate the anniversary of the September 11th. In addition to special programming, all of the networks will have special coverage within their regular broadcasts throughout the day. Here are some of the highlights: At 8:45amET, MSNBC will air "9/11/01: The Today Show," which is a th... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl 5: Meet Mario De Armas - Posted September 10, 2009
On Saturday from 2-9 PM, TLC's Trading Spaces alum Mario De Armas is taking over an entire NW block at 15th and P St. for a festival to celebrate his new DC-based design firm, Lamby Productions. The event will boast giveaways, DJs and a raffle for enough furniture to... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Plans for Obama's Address to Congress - Posted September 8, 2009
Wednesday evening, President Obama will address the joint session of congress at 8pmET. On Friday, we reported that ABC, NBC, and CBS would be carrying the address and the subsequent GOP response (FOX broadcasting would not). Now, we've got full evening plans for the three cable news networks: ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Address to Joint Session: Cablers Coverage - Posted September 4, 2009
And more today on how TV will cover the President's address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday at 8pmET and the Republican response... CNN - Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown and John King will lead CNN's coverage beginning at 8pmET. The cable n... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson to Afghanistan - Posted September 1, 2009
Anderson Cooper will head to Afghanistan to anchor "AC360" next week for the anniversary of September 11th. Dr. Sanjay Gupta will also be embedded to deliver reports on field trauma surgery. Cooper will be joined by analyst Peter Bergen and "A... [FishbowlDC]

'AC360' Heads to Afghanistan - Posted September 1, 2009
Anderson Cooper will be heading to Afghanistan to anchor "AC360" all of next week for the anniversary of September 11th. Cooper will be embedded with a group of US troops for the week's worth of special "AC360" programs called "Live from the Battle Zone." Dr. ... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.28.09 - Posted August 28, 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. In case you missed it, another reason to ... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Funeral : Cable Network Plans - Posted August 28, 2009
Saturday, Senator Edward Kennedy's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here are some of the early details about how those events will be covered by the cable networks: Fox News will have "Fox & ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Chamillionaire, AC360, Geist - Posted August 27, 2009
> Rapper Chamillionaire is the latest hip-hop artist to have something to say about Bill O'Reilly: "I don't get him, man, but I think there's a method to his madness and the crazy stuff that he says on Fox News...But [when this video came out], I felt it was only right,... [TVNewser]

Kennedy: Cable Coverage Skeds - Posted August 27, 2009
CNN On Friday, Aug. 28, starting at 7 p.m., Wolf Blitzer and Campbell Brown will anchor coverage of the Celebration of Life Memorial Service, taking place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Dorchester, Mass. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, Blitzer and ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Morning Show Softball, AC Booty Call, Al Jazeera - Posted August 21, 2009
> CBS' "Early Show" softball team is on a roll. After defeating "Today" 10-2 last week, they beat "GMA" by the same margin this week. > Last night on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," CNN's Anderson Cooper called in for the "Midnight Booty Call" segment to answer questions about "T... [TVNewser]

CNN Introducing Two New Specials This Week - Posted August 21, 2009
CNN will be broadcasting a new special as well as a special series over the next week, both of which appear to be sobering, grave, and other similar adjectives. Saturday, Don Lemon is hosting a special entitled "Inside Chicago's Killer Town" about violence in a Ch... [TVNewser]

Ling Says Sister Did Enter N Korea|Austin American-Statesman No Longer For Sale|Ben Stein Out At NYT|Unions Dispute Tribune's Bonus Requests|NBC Lays Off Local Stations' Creative Services Teams - Posted August 7, 2009
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Ling Says Sister Did Enter N Korea|Austin American-Statesman No Longer For Sale|Ben Stein Out At NYT|Unions Dispute Tribune's Bonus Requests|NBC Lays Off Local Stations' Creative Services Teams - Posted August 7, 2009
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Morning Reading List 08.07.09 - Posted August 7, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting li... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Style-'Today', Lisa Ling, Two Hunks... - Posted August 6, 2009
> B&C reports NBC will repurpose some "Today" show content for a new program on the Style Network called "Tips Today." Sytle Network is not one of the many channels owned by NBCU, instead it is owned by Comcast. > ... [TVNewser]

CNN Marks "Second 100 Days" of President Obama - Posted July 30, 2009
Next Thursday marks President Obama's second 100 days in office and CNN announced today special coverage plans. "The CNN National Report Card: Second 100 Days" will air at 8pmET, followed by Anderson Cooper's "360" at 10pmET. This is a sequel to CNN's "First 100 Days." You can vote for the interactive portion of... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Running "Second 100 Days" Special Thursday - Posted July 30, 2009
Next Thursday (August 6th), CNN's primetime schedule will feature a few changes from the usual evening line-up to commemorate the second 100 days of the Obama presidency. At 8pmET, CNN will air "The CNN National Report Card: Second 100 Days" followed by Anderson Cooper at 10pmET. The two-hour "Report Card" special... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow Make Late Night Rounds - Posted July 30, 2009
Tuesday night it was Katie Couric on the Late Show with David Letterman. Last night Rachel Maddow was on the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. Corporate synerg... [TVNewser]

Tonight's Presidential Presser: How Cable's Covering It - Posted July 22, 2009
FNC: Bret Baier will host FNC's live coverage of the President's 8pmET press conference this evening. Baier will be joined by Fox News contributors columnist Charles Krauthammer, Weekly Standard's Steve Hayes and NPR's ... [FishbowlDC]

John King Jokes About His Puffy Eye: "No One Landed A Punch" - Posted July 21, 2009
First, Jerry Seinfeld had a puffy shirt. Now, CNN's John King has a puffy eye. Filling in last night for Anderson Cooper... [TVNewser]

Anderson And The President In Ghana - Posted July 13, 2009
Photos courtesy of Brent Stirton/Reportage for CNN. CNN released these photos of Anderson Cooper and President Obama in Ghana this weekend. Anderson joined the Presid... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.13.09 - Posted July 13, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper, Obama in Africa - Posted July 12, 2009
On Wednesday, we ran down some details about network plans for President Obama's historic trip to Ghana this weekend, including an advertised Anderson Cooper special. Coope... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Arrives in Ghana, Tweets - Posted July 10, 2009
CNN's Anderson Cooper is Tweeting his way through Ghana today. Tomorrow the anchor gets an interview with Pres. Obama who will arrive in the nation later today. From ac: just arrived in ghana. A lot of excitement here about Obama's trip. Everyone wants to see him. I'll be tweeting all weekend. From ac:... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Anderson Lands Interview With President In Ghana - Posted July 9, 2009
CNN's Anderson Cooper will be in Ghana with President Obama for an interview and a visit to Cape Coast Castle, the site of a dungeon where slaves were held before they were shipped west. Cooper's interview will air Monday and Tuesday on 360. He'll also anchor a special called "President Obama's... [FishbowlDC]

Networks Headed to Ghana - Posted July 8, 2009
As a part of his international tour that includes Russia and G8 meetings in Italy, Pres. Barack Obama will be making his first stop to sub-Saharan Africa since entering office. Pres. Obama is scheduled to arrive in Ghana on Friday for a weekend visit. We have already reported that Mara Schi... [TVNewser]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin's Resignation Catches Media Off Guard - Posted July 6, 2009
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Sarah Palin's Resignation Catches Media Off Guard - Posted July 6, 2009
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CNN/HLN Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 5, 2009
Anderson Cooper, Larry King, Don Lemon and Soledad O'Brien will host coverage live from Los Angeles, with ... [TVNewser]

CNN Carries Michael Jackson Momentum Into Friday Night - Posted June 29, 2009
In a rare ratings win for CNN, the cable news network's Friday night primetime lineup (8-11pmET) finished first in the A25-54 demo. Also, Campbell Brown at 8, Larry King at 9 and Anderson Cooper at 10 each won their time periods in the ad-frie... [TVNewser]

Blog Family Coverage Of Michael Jackson - Posted June 26, 2009
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Blog Family Coverage Of Michael Jackson - Posted June 26, 2009
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Former MTV Newser Gideon Yago on Michael Jackson: 'The Things That Bring You Out of Retirement' - Posted June 26, 2009
We bumped into sometime-cohort ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former MTV Newser Gideon Yago on Michael Jackson: 'The Things That Bring You Out of Retirement' - Posted June 26, 2009
We bumped into sometime-cohort ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 06.22.09 - Posted June 22, 2009
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Cooper, Brokaw, Turner Among The "Sexy Gray Haired Men" - Posted June 20, 2009
Anderson Cooper, Tom Brokaw, and Ted Turner all make the ... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown Hits A New Low - Posted June 15, 2009
Campbell Brown's 8pmET CNN program had just 69,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo Friday night - the program's lowest ever. In fact, it was the lowest demo viewership for CNN... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNN, Bloomberg, PBS... - Posted June 15, 2009
> Anderson Cooper 360 will run a special series, "America's High: The Case For and Against Pot," this week. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Randi Kaye and more will contribute.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.015.09 - Posted June 15, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN To Air "Lone Wolf" Special Tonight - Posted June 12, 2009
"American Radical: The Lone Wolf" airs tonight as an Anderson Cooper 360 special at 10pmET, and looks at the shooting at the Holocaust Museum. From the AC 360 Website: A rifle-wielding white supremacist entered Washington's Holocaust museum on Wednesday afternoon, fatally shooting a security guard. What fuels this kind of violence? Was this... [TVNewser]

Orman, Schieffer and More at the Gracies - Posted June 4, 2009
FishbowlNY's Amanda Ernst has the full recap from last night's Gracie Awards. CNBC host Suze Orman accepted her sixth Gracie award during the ceremony — the most ever. "I'm a... [TVNewser]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [Fishbowl NY]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Gets "A Little Verklemped" On His Birthday - Posted June 4, 2009
CNN's Anderson Cooper turned 42 yesterday — here's the impromptu on-set party (featuring Kathy Griffin and Suze Orman):... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Passes Cooper At Auction - Posted May 22, 2009
Remember last week when we told you CNN's Anderson Cooper was worth more, at auction, than FNC's Bill O'Reilly? Well, B&C's John Eggerton is ... [TVNewser]

Larry King on Glenn Beck - "That Don't Impress Me" - Posted May 21, 2009
Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove attended last night's party celebrating Larry King's new memoir, "My Remarkable Journey." Among those in attendance, Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.20.09 - Posted May 20, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Anderson Cooper Says "Teabagging" Comment Was "Stupid, Silly" - Posted May 19, 2009
CNN's Anderson Cooper spoke at UCLA Sunday as part of the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Series, and was asked about his ... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted May 19, 2009
Wall Street Journal expands to India- FishbowlNY Anderson Cooper says "teabagging" comment was "stupid, silly"- ... [FishbowlLA]

Tonight's Larry King About Larry King - Posted May 19, 2009
Tonight, Larry King won't be hosting his show, instead he'll be a guest on it. The topic is King's new memoir, "My Remarkable Journey." King and his son, Larry King Jr. are the guests. Jo... [TVNewser]

CNN Shuffle: Rodriguez to 8pm, Another New "A.M" EP Needed - Posted May 15, 2009
First on TVNewser: CNN's American Morning EP Janelle Rodriguez (pictured) is moving to prime time and will become the EP of Campbell Brown's 8pmET hour. ... [TVNewser]

How Much Would You Pay To Have Lunch With Chris Matthews? Or Tour This Week Set With George? - Posted May 14, 2009
How much would you pay to have lunch or dinner with Chris Matthews at the Willard? $1,550? How about to tour the set of This Week with George Stephanopoulos? ... [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]

Anderson Cooper Worth More Than Bill O'Reilly? - Posted May 13, 2009
He may trounce him in the ratings, but in an upcoming auction for charity, a studio tour and meet-and-greet with CNN's Anderson Cooper is priced higher than a similar tour with FNC's Bill O'Reilly. ... [TVNewser]

Friday's AC360 is Least-Watched of 2009; Cooper Still Up for the Year - Posted May 12, 2009
CNN is fuming about this LATimes story on Anderson Cooper's ratings, specifically the line about how Cooper, "is in danger of being passe... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.12.09 - Posted May 12, 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. It is day 113 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Time 100 Special: Ted Turner, Bono and More - Posted May 1, 2009
Where can you see Bono chat with George Clooney, or Ted Turner and ... [TVNewser]

Covering the : From CNN's "Mess" to "Ravishing Rachel Maddow" - Posted April 30, 2009
WaPo's Tom Shales on last night's coverage of Pres. Obama's third prime time news conference since taking office: ABC ran little poll questions and news squibs at the bottom of the screen. That was just video gingerbread, and wildly unnecessary at that. And on CNN's "National Report Card" Shales writes, "Graphically sp... [TVNewser]

100 Days News Conference: Notes - Posted April 29, 2009
President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET will mark his 100th day in office, and each network plans to carry it differently (and one, not at all). FishbowlDC has ... [TVNewser]

Obama's 100th Day Media Preview - Posted April 29, 2009
UPDATED: As you know, TODAY marks the President's first 100 days in office. FBDC has compiled a list of coverage, events and/or special reports for the event. We'll continue updating throughout the day so send us your organization's info and plans to be added to the mix. Last Night On ABC's "Nightline"... [FishbowlDC]

April Ratings: CNN's Best Total Day Since '03 - Posted April 28, 2009
Despite finishing fourth in cable's most crucial time period and measurement (8p-11p, A25-54 demo), CNN grew 25% in Total Viewers and 17% in the A25-54 demo during April '09 compared to April '08. It finished second in Total Viewers and the demo in total day, behind FNC. CNN's American Morning topped MSNBC's... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.28.09 - Posted April 28, 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. It is day 99 covering the Obama administration an... [FishbowlDC]

Celebrating The "Superior Species" - Posted April 27, 2009
Meredith Vieira is a BFOM: a "Big Fan of Matrix." The Today show anchor not only emceed this year's Matrix Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements by women in the communications industry, she is also a past winner. "This is a room full of such accomplished women, it's a little mind-boggling," Vieira told TVNewser... [TVNewser]

Greta Takes Issue with Bill Carter's CNN Story - Posted April 27, 2009
FNC's Greta Van Susteren has issues with this morning's Bill Carter ... [TVNewser]

Mary Matalin Signs With CNN - Posted April 23, 2009
Republican strategist Mary Matalin has signed on to serve as a CNN political contributor. She will appear on programs across the network including Anderson Cooper 360, State of the Union with John King, and The Situation Room with ... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough Knocks "Childish Sexual Jokes" Made By "People on Networks" - Posted April 16, 2009
Within the first 15 minutes of Morning Joe, yesterday's tea parties were the hot topic, especially how the media covered them. "The larger point is that anyone who gets actively involved in government, no matter what, if they're out there, you say that's a good thing," said ... [TVNewser]

"It's Hard to Talk When You're Teabagging" - Posted April 15, 2009
Teabagging jokes — they're all the rage. The double entendres seem to have started with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and continued with her colleague ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.09.09 - Posted April 9, 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 80 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

The Rise of the Emo-Anchor - Posted April 8, 2009
What's with all the on-air emoting? The New York Observer's Felix Gillette writes about this trend in the cover story for today's pap... [TVNewser]

CNN Atlanta Chief To Temporarily Oversee 8pm Hour - Posted April 1, 2009
Roland Martin began guest hosting at 8pmET on Monday, while Campbell Brown takes maternity leave. Martin said on the air it would be for eight weeks. As a tipster noted yesterday, there ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Dean, Lauer, Cooper... - Posted March 31, 2009
> FNC's Janice Dean discusses her newborn baby and living with MS in the current issue of Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine. "I feel like I'm one of the lucky ones," she says (via Johnny Dollar). > Today show anchor ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC 10pm Plans on Hold...For Now - Posted March 31, 2009
The AP's David Bauder reports MSNBC has shelved plans for a new 10pmET show to follow Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow.... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly on Penn, Blitzer and Meghan McCain - Posted March 30, 2009
As Bill O'Reilly enters his 100th month as the host of the top-rated cable news show, The Hollywood Reporter asks him ... [TVNewser]

Tonight's News Conference Coverage Plans - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: CNN: Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown, ... [FishbowlDC]

Cowboy Schieffer's An AnchorMAN - Posted March 24, 2009
Have you ever watched Face the Nation and thought to yourself, "God he's manly..." Well someone out there has. CBS' Bob Schieffer is ... [FishbowlDC]

Networks and Cablers To Cover Obama's Prime Time Newser - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: • CNN — Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown,... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper To Report From U.S.-Mexico Border - Posted March 24, 2009
CNN's Anderson Cooper will report live from the U.S.-Mexico border tomorrow and Thursday for, "The War Next Door," a 10pmET special report. The program will focus on the drug war and escalating violence at the border. Other CNN correspondents on the special report inc... [TVNewser]

Cooper: "I'm Not Much for Giving Advice, That's Bill O'Reilly's Job" - Posted March 20, 2009
CNN's Anderson Cooper spoke at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York yesterday, he then stayed on campus to anchor AC360. Geoffrey Sorensen, who graduated from Hofstra last year with a double major in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science (and is currently looking for a job in TV news), ... [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]

Maddow and Cooper are "Agents of Change" - Posted March 19, 2009
Rolling Stone magazine has compiled a list of their "RS 100: Agents of Change." At #1? President Barack Obama. Two tvnewsers made the list as well. MSNBC's ... [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]

Why Did Gupta Turn Down the Surgeon General Job? - Posted March 6, 2009
Michael D. Shear and Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post take a closer look... [TVNewser]

Limbaugh: White House "Playing Manipulative Games With Washed Up Talking Heads Targeting Me" - Posted March 5, 2009
Rush Limbaugh has been the talk of cable news this week. The latest came in Wednesday's Politico story claiming that there is a targeted effort by White House chief of staff ... [TVNewser]

"60" in Top 10 Again - Posted March 3, 2009
Sunday's "60 Minutes" was the 7th most-watched TV show last week, according to Nielsen. 14.23 million viewers watched Steve Kroft's interview with Bernard Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos, ... [TVNewser]

Moonves Closes Door on CBS-CNN Merger; Bewkes Keeps Network Options Open - Posted March 3, 2009
CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves is ruling out a merger with CNN, while Time Warner's CEO keeps his network options open. ... [TVNewser]

What Recession? Anderson Cooper Nearly Doubles in Price - Posted February 27, 2009
Last night in Times Square, Bailey House had its annual auction which featured several tvnewsers as items up for bid, including Meet & Greets and studio tours with Katie Couric, Charlie Gibson, ... [TVNewser]

Cooper: "Pathetic May Have Been Too Strong a Word," But... - Posted February 26, 2009
Anderson Cooper called New York Rep. Eliot Engel "kind of pathetic" on CNN Tuesday night for staking out an aisle seat for President ... [TVNewser]

February Ratings: Program Ranker - Posted February 25, 2009
Fox News had the top six cable news programs during February '09 in Total Viewers, and nine of the top 10. The O'Reilly Factor was once again 1st. CNN's Larry King Live was the only non-FNC program to make the top 10, in 7th. MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann was 11th. In... [TVNewser]

Meet the Anchors - Posted February 24, 2009
Want to have a meet-and-greet with Brian Williams, or Katie Couric or Charlie Gibson? How about grabbing lunch with Anderson Cooper? You can, if you bid o... [TVNewser]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
From TVNewser... Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET. Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican response. Each network's coverage plans after the jump. ABC: Charles Gibson and ... [FishbowlDC]

Citizen Journalists First on the Ground For Continental Crash - Posted February 13, 2009
Some of the first reports of last night's crash of Continental flight 3407 did not come from news crews, but from eyewitness reports — these days called citizen journalism. TVNewser reveals when the news networks reported the crash, but it's how they reported it that makes this news. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Flight 3407 Crash: Cable News Notes - Posted February 13, 2009
Below are some notes about the cable news coverage of the Flight 3407 crash (and some Twitter reaction and anonymous tips after the jump). Also, last night a tipster noted how long it took any cable news network to report the news — members of an Aviat... [TVNewser]

Schedule Shake-Ups As Cablers Cover Obama Newser - Posted February 9, 2009
Every major network will cover President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET, which is expected to last the full hour, as will the cablers (and business news networks). How will they shake up their schedule? In very different ways: • CNN — ... [TVNewser]

Get Ready For Anchor Baseball: President Obama's Rotating Interview Plan - Posted February 3, 2009
Later this afternoon, five of the most prominent anchors on television will gather outside the Oval Office and wait their turn for 10 minutes with the President of the United States. ABC's Charlie Gibson, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.03.09 - Posted February 3, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams' Oval Office Interview with Pres. Obama - Posted February 2, 2009
On the heels of Matt Lauer's Map Room interview with Pres. Barack Obama yesterday, NBC has announced Brian Williams will sit down with Pres. Obama in the Oval Office. The interview will air on NBC Nightly News tomorrow night. > Update:... [TVNewser]

January Ratings: Rankers - Posted January 28, 2009
Fox News Channel had the top seven programs during the month of January in Total Viewers, with The O'Reilly Factor once again in the top spot. The top MSNBC program, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, finished 8th and the top CNN program, Campbell Brown: No Bias No Bull, finished 9th. In the A25-54... [TVNewser]

January Ratings: CNN #1 in Total Day Demo - Posted January 27, 2009
CNN was the top cable news network during total day (M-Su) in the A25-54 demo during the month of January. CNN had the most growth as well year-to-year in the demo, up 39% compared to 2008. Anderson Cooper 360 was the top show in the demo at 10pmET, as was The Situation... [TVNewser]

This Week's Other Big Get - Posted January 27, 2009
Following up on Blago, the broadcast and cable networks are going after Ted Haggard, the once mighty evangelical pastor who resigned in disgrace after admitting soliciting a male prostitute for sex and drugs. Haggard is the subject of an HBO documentary "The Trials of Ted Haggard" which premieres Thursday night. Haggard will... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer Steals Space Heaters, And Other Assorted DC Media Madness - Posted January 19, 2009
• Tammy Haddad caught up with CNN's Anderson Cooper yesterday who's co-anchoring his first Inauguration. Cooper: "I spent 9 hours on the roof at the Newseum...and Wolf Blitzer steals all the heaters, this is a little know... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.16.09 - Posted January 16, 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]

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]

CNN's Inauguration - Posted January 8, 2009
CNN has announced Inauguration coverage plans, beginning on Tuesday at 5amET. Some notes: • Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper lead coverage beginning at 10amET from the rooftop of the Newseum. John King brings the "Magic Wall" into the News... [TVNewser]

Cooper: "Get This Bitch Off The Stage" - Posted January 6, 2009
Anderson Cooper helped out The Daily Show last night, moderating the first ever "CNN Puppedential Debate." That's right, to pick the First Dog. What followed were an image of Tom Brokaw sniffing Sen. John McCain, a YouTube question about "who's a... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Jobs, Madoff, Cooper... - Posted January 5, 2009
> Webnewser has the video of a Dennis Kneale joke about Steve Jobs that didn't exactly go over well on CNBC this afternoon. He later apologized. ... [TVNewser]

Soup-er TVNewsers of '08 - Posted January 4, 2009
"The Soup" on E! has consistently featured tvnewsers doing, well, entertaining things. In this weekend's Clipdown '08, a few tvnewsers made the Top 20 list. Included are Anderson Cooper ripping ... [TVNewser]

CNN's New Year's Eve Tops on Cable - Posted January 2, 2009
Most cable news viewers chose CNN's New Year's Eve Live special to ring in 2009. The Anderson Cooper-Kathy Griffin special drew 2.31M Total Viewers from 11pmET-1amET and 1.61M in the A25-54 demo. FNC's UParty 2009 with Megyn Kelly and ... [TVNewser]

Welcome to 2009, Proceed with Caution - Posted January 1, 2009
We're just back from Times Square where we got access to the media platform in Duffy Square. On one end: Anderson Cooper and Kathy Grffin on live for CNN. On the other end: FNC's Megyn Kelly and ... [TVNewser]

2008 Ratings: CNN Wins Demo At 5pm and 10pmET - Posted December 31, 2008
CNN had averaged a higher Total Viewer and A25-54 demo rating during 2008 in prime time than any other year in its history. It also topped FNC at 5pmET (The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer) and at 10pmET (... [TVNewser]

Look Who's Advertising on NYPost.com - Posted December 29, 2008
CNN has bought valuable ad space on News Corp.-owned NYPost.com. And this is no small banner ad. It's a homepage wraparound advertisement for CNN's New Year's Eve special hosted by Anderson Cooper along with Kathy Griffin.... [TVNewser]

New Years on the Cablers: Varied Options - Posted December 24, 2008
One week from tonight, the ball will drop in Times Square and the cablers will ring in the New Year in various ways: • CNN — Anderson Cooper hosts again with Kathy Griffin from 11pm-1amET. Erica Hill contributes from Times Square, w... [TVNewser]

Cooper: "This Is The First Job I've Actually Nailed Things On The Walls Of My Office" - Posted December 11, 2008
Anderson Cooper is happy where he's at — and at CNN, he's sticking around. "It's hard to predict things on TV," he tells TVNewser. "This is the first job I've actually nailed things on the walls of my office. I've never had that much confidence I'd be around ve... [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]

Cooper Talks Phelps, Peril on Letterman - Posted December 9, 2008
Anderson Cooper appeared on CBS' Late Show with David Letterman last night and discussed the upcoming "Planet in Peril" on CNN (airing Thursday at 9pmET) and his ... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes is the Week's #3 Show - Posted December 2, 2008
For the sixth time in 10 weeks, 60 Minutes cracked the top 10 network prime time shows. Last Sunday it was #3. 18.64 million viewers watched a joint investigation with The Washington Post in which Steve Kroft exposed cheating in the online gambling industry as well as a p... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: (P.M. Edition): Williard, Cooper, Overshare... - Posted December 1, 2008
> Fox Business Network's Cody Willard makes an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. > 18.6 million people watched CNN's Anderson Cooper race (to put it... [TVNewser]

Why A Cable News Channel is Holding a Newspaper Summit - Posted December 1, 2008
This week, the original cable news channel is putting on a newspaper summit. It's the next phase of CNN wire, a content service meant to take on the Associated Press. CNN Worldwide president Jim Walton tells the New York Times the "CNN Newspaper Summit," is "kind of a get-to-know-you" gathering of... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper in a Bathing Suit - Posted November 29, 2008
Did we get your attention? Two weeks after 60 Minutes saw its best ratings in almost a decade, Anderson Cooper contributes... [TVNewser]

"Chaos" Erupts Around CNN Correspondent During Mumbai Live Shot - Posted November 27, 2008
In the second day of the siege in Mumbai, some members of the media are finding themselves in the middle of local anger. CNN's Sara Sidner is the network's New Delhi correspondent. Sidner was reporting about the situation at the Taj Hotel when several locals began i... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: (Thanksgiving Edition): BBC, CNN, CBS... - Posted November 27, 2008
> Tonight BBC World News America looks at how diverse cultural communities of modern America celebrate this centuries old tradition. Three Americans — a recently naturalized U.S. citizen from India, a first generation Mexican-American, and a woman whose American roots date back to the 15th century, explain what Thanksgiving means to... [TVNewser]

CNN Heroes: "In a Time of Uncertainty, It's Reassuring to See Good People at Work in the World" - Posted November 24, 2008
CNN's Anderson Cooper with mother-daughter actors Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson. They love LA. In its second year, CNN ... [TVNewser]

Greta Says She, Not Palin, Spelled Name Wrong - Posted November 24, 2008
Greta Van Susteren called out The Washington Post's "The Reliable Source" column today ... [TVNewser]

More Than 1,000,000 Vote for CNN's Heroes - Posted November 20, 2008
Last night, CNN cracked the one million vote mark for this year's CNN Heroes. Last year's inaugural Heroes received a total of 300,000 online votes. Voting ended this morning at 6amET. The show, hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Cooper Talks Holograms, Housewives and Heroes on Leno - Posted November 14, 2008
CNN's Anderson Cooper appeared on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno last ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Winner, Wedding, Wife... - Posted November 12, 2008
> The Philadelphia Daily News' Ellen Gray gives her winners and losers of the election season. Winners include Fox News, Stephen Colbert and Katie Couric.... [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]

The Ticker (video edition): Matthews, Cooper, Hannity... - Posted November 4, 2008
> SNL got one final round of political sketches in last night, including a portrayal of MSNBC's Chris Matthews with Sen. Barack Obama. Check out the video. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 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]

CNN's Election Night Plans - Posted October 30, 2008
CNN's Election Night in America coverage kicks off at 6pmET on Tuesday, with Wolf Blitzer leading the BPTOT and Campbell Brown and ... [TVNewser]

Charles Barkley Calls Fox News "Corrupt," Fox News Fires Back - Posted October 29, 2008
In an interview with Broadcasting & Cable, former NBA star and current TNT basketball analyst Charles Barkley calls Fox Ne... [TVNewser]

October Ratings - Rankers - Posted October 28, 2008
Fox News had four of the top five cable news show in October (in Total Viewers, Live+SD), and six of the top 10. The top FNC program was again The O'Reilly Factor, while Anderson Cooper 360 was CNN's top program, finishing 4th. Countdown came in at #6 as MSNBC's top program. Click... [TVNewser]

October Ratings - CNN's Demo Victories at 3, 4, 5, 10 & 11 - Posted October 28, 2008
With a strong October, Anderson Cooper 360 is now the #1 show at 10pmET in the A25-54 demo for the year. AC360 leads FNC's On the Record by a slim 4% in the demo. Greta Van Susteren's show still leads in Total Viewers. CNN was also #1 in the demo at 3pm,... [TVNewser]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [Fishbowl NY]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper, 50 Cent Rock The Vote - Posted October 24, 2008
It was a coming together of two big name cable channels for a good cause — aiding veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The partnership was a little odd at times, but the audience, mostly vets and their families, thoroughly enjoyed it. 50 Cent kicked off the festivities, and Sway introduced... [TVNewser]

"He's Young and Smart and Hot, With a Jones For Dangerous Assignments" - Posted October 24, 2008
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is profiled in a lengthy, wide-ranging profile in this month's Elle Magazine b... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.16.08 - Posted October 16, 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]

"Best Political Horde on Television" - Posted October 15, 2008
Pre-debate, CNN quite possibly broke the record for most anchors and pundits in a live studio at the same time — 15. As Anderson Cooper joked while four or five of them talked over each other, "There's so many people out here, this is like the best political horde on television." ... [TVNewser]

That Cooper/Black Panel Video? It's Here - Posted October 14, 2008
Thanks to all the tipsters who sent in the video link to yesterday's Anderson Cooper/Lewis Black panel from the CNN/TIME Politics '08 conference. We ... [TVNewser]

CNN/TIME Politics '08: Greenfield, Graydon and More - Posted October 14, 2008
The CNN/TIME Politics '08 conference kicked off yesterday with Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes saying, "There has never been and never will be a substitute for quality." TVNewser twittered the first panel, moderated by ... [TVNewser]

CNN Politics Conference: Cooper & Black - Posted October 13, 2008
Day one of the Politics 2008 Media conference sponsored by CNN is coming to an end, but not before Anderson Cooper sits down with comedian Lewis Black. For updated Twitter coverage from the Politics 2008 conference, cl... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Lewis Black and More at Time Warner - Posted October 13, 2008
TVNewser will be attending, "Politics 2008 — The Media Conference for the Election of the President," co-hosted by Time Magazine and CNN at the Time Warner Center, today and tomorrow (... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.10.08 - Posted October 10, 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]

Giving Thanks to the CNN Heroes - Posted October 9, 2008
Anderson Cooper speaks with a 2007 CNN HERO, Peter Kithene, at last year's tribute.This morning on CNN, Anderson Cooper announced the ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Round #2 - Posted October 7, 2008
Here are some of the coverage plans for tonight's town hall style debate at Belmont University in Nashville moderated by NBC's Tom Brokaw. All the following networks will carry the debate. • ABC: The team of Gibson, Sawyer and Stephanopolous will anchor again, this time from three different cities. Charlie Gibson wi... [TVNewser]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.02.08 - Posted October 2, 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]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.08 - Posted September 24, 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]

Late Night With TVNewsers - Posted September 20, 2008
Thursday night two TVNewsers ended up on late night comedy shows — Anderson Cooper on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Maria Bartiromo on The Colbert Report. Check out a clip of Cooper's appearance, from CNN, and after the jump, Bart... [TVNewser]

Cooper: " I'm Actually One of the Least Emotional People On-Air" - Posted September 12, 2008
Anderson Cooper is profiled for the cover story of the upcoming issue of USA Weekend. "Roving reporter, world traveler, hipster, jokester, anchorman, rich kid, lo... [TVNewser]

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]

Triumph Talks to TVNewsers - Posted September 8, 2008
There were many correspondents at the Conventions this year, but one show — Late Night with Conan O'Brien — sent a dog. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog made his presence known, chatting with several tvnewsers during one of the segments that aired last week (see all of Triumph's reports at the... [TVNewser]

Feeding the CNN Army, Guests, and EMS Too - Posted September 2, 2008
So we're on our way to interview Gretchen Carlson at the Fox Experience, but we stopped off at the incredibly neon decked-out CNN Grill. CNN analyst Roland Martin is doing his radio show fro... [TVNewser]

RNC & Gustav: Prime Time Notes - Posted September 1, 2008
We've gotten word from network insiders here in St. Paul, what the plan is for cable coverage tonight: • Fox News Channel will remain live until 2amET tomorrow morning (later if news warrants) with coverage from the Gulf coast and reports from the RNC as well. Greta Van Susteren interviewed Laura Bush... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Gustav edition): Shep, Anderson, Gibson... - Posted September 1, 2008
> FNC's Shepard Smith gets some high praise from the Kansas City Star's Aaron Barnhart. "Now that Shepard Smith is on Fox, there's really no reason to watch anything else," he writes. "Knowledge of his home state and his experienc... [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]

Gustav a Cat 3 4, And Heading For the Gulf - Posted August 30, 2008
The networks are continuing to move in correspondents to the Gulf coast as Hurricane Gustav developed into a Category 3 storm this morning. With Gustav bearing down on Cuba today, NBC's Havana correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Recent Palin Interviews, Queued Up For Cable - Posted August 29, 2008
CNBC put its Gov. Sarah Palin interview, conducted Monday by M... [TVNewser]

Scenes From The Floor - Posted August 27, 2008
For President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention tonight, we made our way out to the convention floor and grabbed some video. We stationed ourselves near the CNN BPTOT stage, where ... [TVNewser]

Denver '08: We Drink CNN's Milkshake! - Posted August 27, 2008
CNN may equal politics, but the CNN Grill equals heaven. FBNY is currently inside the Grill drinking a chocolate milkshake with no plans to move, maybe ever. CNN has done a very good job of branding the convention space and the Grill (in our opinion) is the crowning glory.... [Fishbowl NY]

Denver '08: We Drink CNN's Milkshake! - Posted August 27, 2008
CNN may equal politics, but the CNN Grill equals heaven. FBNY is currently inside the Grill drinking a chocolate milkshake with no plans to move, maybe ever. CNN has done a very good job of branding the convention space and the Grill (in our opinion) is the crowning glory.... [FishbowlNY]

"Wherever Wolf is, That's Where The Situation Room Is" - Posted August 26, 2008
Or so says Wolf Blitzer. And this morning, The Situation Room was at the CNN Grill. TVNewser checked out the scene, which included many CNN anchors chowing down on scrambled eggs and French toast. Besides Blitzer, Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.22.08 - Posted August 22, 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 me... [FishbowlDC]

Cablers to Paris Hilton: "That's Hot" - Posted August 6, 2008
The summer was steadily moving along, without any major Paris Hilton storylines, when suddenly, at 6pmET yesterday, it all changed. In the past 24 hours, the, uh, celebrity has become a top story on the cablers, as her mock campaign ad has generated nearly four million ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Dina, Michelle, Paris... - Posted August 6, 2008
> After Anderson Cooper called out Dina Lohan and her E! show yesterday on "Live with Regis and Kelly," OK! Magazine got an exclusive! response... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Rips Dina Lohan - Posted August 5, 2008
As he has done during past appearances, CNN's Anderson Cooper had the crowd cracking up this morning while guest co-hosting on "Live with Regis and Kelly." This time it was some biting cr... [TVNewser]

CNN's Erica Hill to Fill In on The Early Show - Posted August 1, 2008
From the why don't you merge already file comes word that CNN's Erica Hill will co-anchor CBS' The Early Show tomorrow morning. Hill moved to New York earlie... [TVNewser]

July Ratings: Program Ranker - Posted July 31, 2008
Fox News Channel had nine of the top 10 programs during July in Total Viewers (Live+SD). The top rated program was again The O'Reilly Factor at 8pmET(2,252,000 viewer average). For MSNBC, the top program was Countdown with Keith Olbermann at 8pmET in 9th place (959,000) and for CNN it was Larry King... [TVNewser]

CBS Takes Five Salute to Excellence Awards - Posted July 30, 2008
The National Association of Black Journalists' has named the 2008 Salute to Excellence Awards winners. CBS News picked up five of the 12 awards in the network television categories. The network won in Winning in Long Form News (CBS Evening News), Investigative (Early Show), Long Fo... [TVNewser]

July Ratings: CNN's Growth in Prime Demo - Posted July 29, 2008
CNN showed more growth in the weekday A25-54 demo during prime time (8pm-11pmET) than any other cable news network in July. Campbell Brown: Election Center at 8pmET is up 33% in demo, 20% in Total Viewers from last July's Paula Zahn Now. Lou Dobbs ... [TVNewser]

Back-To-Back For "Black In America" - Posted July 25, 2008
For the second night in a row, CNN's documentary, "Black in America," was the top rated program in all of cable news in the A25-54 demo. ... [TVNewser]

"Black in America" Sees Huge Premiere - Posted July 24, 2008
CNN's documentary, "Black in America: The Black Woman and Family," premiered to huge numbers last night, as the number one program on cable news in the A25-54 demo (966,000 viewers). In second place was the 11pmET ... [TVNewser]

Was Scarborough Actually Aiming at Anderson? - Posted July 24, 2008
When MSNBC's Joe Scarborough talked about how "a couple of hosts" ran with the story of Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Rejected McCain Op-Ed - Posted July 21, 2008
One of the big topics of the day on the cable news channels is Drudge Report's story about the New York Times rejecting Sen. John McCain's proposed Op-Ed about Iraq. Fox News has Carl Cameron reporting the story, MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Keeping Them...Honestly, Just Read the Fine Print - Posted July 21, 2008
CNN took out a full-page ad for Anderson Cooper 360 today in the New York Times, touting the show being, "#1 at 10pm." The header of the ad is Cooper's slogan, "Keeping Them Honest," and the bottom portion is a large photo of Cooper on assignment. Then there's th... [TVNewser]

And The Emmy Goes To... - Posted July 15, 2008
The nominations for the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today, and leading the pack is PBS with 38 nods, more than double any other news organization. ABC and CBS are tied for second with 17 nominations and NBC has 14.... [TVNewser]

Examining the Cult of Absurdity - Posted July 14, 2008
TV critic Howard Rosenberg takes a lengthy look in the Los Angeles Times at the "absurd" cult of personality in television news, and specifically the... [TVNewser]

Gates, Buffet Speak, and the Moguls Listen - Posted July 13, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference. On the closing day of the Sun Valley Media Conference, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett... [FishbowlLA]

What's In A Name?: The Reaction - Posted July 8, 2008
Some reaction to TVNewser's story of the Nielsen meeting re: AC360 titling: • FNC's Greta Van Susteren blogged about this morning. Calling ... [TVNewser]

Valley Guy, Anderson Cooper - Posted July 8, 2008
FishbowlLA's Dan Cox is covering the annual Herb Allen media mogul get-together in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's the who's who of media and it kicks off tomorrow. But this afternoon he got his hands on the list of attendees, which includes CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Does the NYPost Know Who Charles Gibson Is? - Posted July 8, 2008
So, the New York Post is running a poll right now asking readers to "VOTE FOR THE HOTTEST NEWS HUNK." They say it's "inspired by sexy CBS reporter Lara Logan's recent foreign affairs." Classy. Anyway, Anderson Cooper is leading the 12 candidates with 27% of the... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Cramer, Cooper, Russert... - Posted July 8, 2008
> CNBC's Jim Cramer hosts his first NBC special, "The American Dream with Jim Cramer," premiering Sunday at 7pm. The special includes interviews with several top NASCAR drivers and discusses money-making opportunities. > Is Anderson Cooper ob... [TVNewser]

The Who's Who of Media at Sun Valley - Posted July 8, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference. Though Allen & Company are extremely tight-lipped about everything of interest at the Sun Valley Media Conference, a few small bits and pieces are leaking out on the first day. A list of attendees surfaced and included such mega-moguls... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Declares Its Independence - Posted July 4, 2008
CNN's newest promo campaign sounds like it could be for just their 7pmET show, Lou Dobbs Tonight. The newest push has been CNN positioning itself as the "independent" network, in contrast to how it views FNC and MSNBC. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 04.14.08 - Posted April 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.22.08 - Posted February 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.05.08 - Posted February 5, 2008
Happy Super Tuesday Washington! Better yet, it's Bobby Brown's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.18.07 - Posted December 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. Don Rumsfeld resigned a year ago today and Brad Pitt, Keith Richards and Christina Aguilera all turn a year older today. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.06.07 - Posted December 6, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1877, the Washington Post rolled out its first paper (via MicCheck). And it's the birthday of The Hill's Hugo Gurdon. But first, our occasional "Sentence Only The Style Section Could Write": "How come snow nev... [FishbowlDC]

CNN/YouTube: The Later Reviews - Posted July 24, 2007
The Washington Post's Tom Shales on MSNBC's Morning Joe, on Anderson Cooper: "I thought he handled it about as well as you could. He said at the beginning, we don't really know what we're doing here, which was a good way to kind of make an excuse before anything went... [TVNewser]

CNN's "Hype Machine?" - Posted July 23, 2007
CBS's Public Eye co-editor, Matthew Felling, says that "CNN has stretched the definition of news to a nearly incomprehensible level" in promoting tonight's CNN/YouTube debate. Annoyed, he started counting how many times the CNN networks, mentioned the event: "CNN and Headline News have now discussed tonight's 'groundbreaking' and 'first of... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.23.07 - Posted July 23, 2007
Good morning Washington. This was a close race, with George Stephanopoulos and Wolf Blitzer running thisclose in Sunday Talk Show Host you'd most want to take home to mom. Sara A. Carter joins The Was... [FishbowlDC]

How About A 5 a.m. Newscast? - Posted July 20, 2007
Jon Friedman profiles C-SPAN host Brian Lamb and depicts his "scary level of news consumption:""I found it amusing when Lamb griped that he couldn't find ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.20.07 - Posted July 19, 2007
Good morning Washington. Trader Joe's is the favorite grocery stop. An NBC release announced that "Meet the Press with Tim Russert" "was the No. 1 Sunday morning public affairs program, winning the week ending Sunday, July 15, 2007." On Sunday, "Meet ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN GOP Debate's "Hip New Format" - Posted July 19, 2007
The St. Pete Times is reporting the site of the Sept. 17 CNN/You Tube debate has been chosen. The renovated Mahaffey Theater in downtown St. Pete will host the event. Anderson Cooper will moderate among republican presidential candidates in what the Times calls a "hip new format." The first of... [TVNewser]

Video: Larry King Complains About Anderson Cooper - Posted June 6, 2007
Incredibly delicious video, via TVNewser, of an off-air Larry King comp... [Fishbowl NY]

Video: Larry King Complains About Anderson Cooper - Posted June 6, 2007
Incredibly delicious video, via TVNewser, of an off-air Larry King comp... [FishbowlNY]

Koinange Fired For Paying Rebels? Or Personal Use Of CNN Email? - Posted June 4, 2007
TVNewser confirmed the dismissal of CNN Africa correspondent Jeff Koinange last week. CNN has been mum on the subject, but the undulating controversy gives us a little window into CNN corporate policy. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Koinange Fired For Paying Rebels? Or Personal Use Of CNN Email? - Posted June 4, 2007
TVNewser confirmed the dismissal of CNN Africa correspondent Jeff Koinange last week. CNN has been mum on the subject, but the undulating controversy gives us a little window into CNN corporate policy. ... [FishbowlNY]

Hudson Booksellers & CNN Partner for Anderson Cooper - Posted May 4, 2007
Shelf Awareness reports that when the paperback edition of Anderson Cooper's memoir, DISPATCHES ROM THE EDGE appears next Tuesday, Hudson News and Hudson Booksellers will be offering an exclusive edition that includes a new afterword and a bound-in DVD that contains an interview with Cooper and ... [GalleyCat]

Fox News Follows Anderson Cooper's Rapper Lead With Dead Prez - Posted April 25, 2007
On 60 Minutes Sunday, Anderson Cooper delivered his biggest piece for CBS to date — an interview with the rapper ... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox News Follows Anderson Cooper's Rapper Lead With Dead Prez - Posted April 25, 2007
On 60 Minutes Sunday, Anderson Cooper delivered his biggest piece for CBS to date — an interview with the rapper ... [FishbowlNY]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [Fishbowl NY]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [FishbowlNY]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [Fishbowl NY]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper: The Podcast - Posted April 11, 2007
CNN is making $4 million flaxen-haired flyboy Anderson Cooper's 360 show available in video podcast format. You know, for the kids. Oddly, the podcast will be available for download at 5:00AM the mornin... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper: The Podcast - Posted April 11, 2007
CNN is making $4 million flaxen-haired flyboy Anderson Cooper's 360 show available in video podcast format. You know, for the kids. Oddly, the podcast will be available for download at 5:00AM the mornin... [FishbowlNY]

'Gay Mafia' At The New York Times? - Posted April 5, 2007
While we chuckled at editor Aaron Hicklin's tongue-in-cheek Out cover — featuring long rumored-to-be-closeted celebrities Anderson Cooper and Jodie Foster — the new issue makes an interesting point about the paper of record in its "... [Fishbowl NY]

'Gay Mafia' At The New York Times? - Posted April 5, 2007
While we chuckled at editor Aaron Hicklin's tongue-in-cheek Out cover — featuring long rumored-to-be-closeted celebrities Anderson Cooper and Jodie Foster — the new issue makes an interesting point about the paper of record in its "... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper | Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. | Lou Dobbs | Jane Pratt | Bono - Posted April 4, 2007
Times: Packs up to "futuristic, transparent tower." [NYO] Lou Dobbs: To contribute to CBS' Early Show. [... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper | Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. | Lou Dobbs | Jane Pratt | Bono - Posted April 4, 2007
Times: Packs up to "futuristic, transparent tower." [NYO] Lou Dobbs: To contribute to CBS' Early Show. [... [FishbowlNY]

Was HBO's Seinfeld Tribute An April Fool's Joke? - Posted April 2, 2007
Apparently not, even though the event, which featured Jerry, Chris Rock, Robert Klein and Garry Shandling in a panel discussion/roast moderated by Anderson C... [Fishbowl NY]

Was HBO's Seinfeld Tribute An April Fool's Joke? - Posted April 2, 2007
Apparently not, even though the event, which featured Jerry, Chris Rock, Robert Klein and Garry Shandling in a panel discussion/roast moderated by Anderson C... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper To Fill In For Philbin | New York Moves | Radar-Page Six | Shocket | Gore | 'Raging Crystal Meth Habit' - Posted March 13, 2007
Anderson Cooper: To fill in for Regis during Philbin's triple bypass surgery. [B&C] New York Mag: To move to 75 Varick Street. [... [Fishbowl NY]

Anderson Cooper To Fill In For Philbin | New York Moves | Radar-Page Six | Shocket | Gore | 'Raging Crystal Meth Habit' - Posted March 13, 2007
Anderson Cooper: To fill in for Regis during Philbin's triple bypass surgery. [B&C] New York Mag: To move to 75 Varick Street. [... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Williams: 'A Reporter, Not A Cowboy' - Posted March 5, 2007
Brian Williams is in Iraq. "The decision to come here was mine." Bono is apparently not with him. Good line from NBC News president ... [Fishbowl NY]

Brian Williams: 'A Reporter, Not A Cowboy' - Posted March 5, 2007
Brian Williams is in Iraq. "The decision to come here was mine." Bono is apparently not with him. Good line from NBC News president ... [FishbowlNY]

Olbermann Slams Anderson: 'He's The Only Person Who Has Not Been Informed That He Is A Marketing Experiment' - Posted February 22, 2007
Is that the new contract talking? Keith Olbermann sounds off on the cable competition in the latest issue Rolling Stone [via TVNewser]: Anderson Cooper: "...He is the only person who has not been informed that he... [Fishbowl NY]

Olbermann Slams Anderson: 'He's The Only Person Who Has Not Been Informed That He Is A Marketing Experiment' - Posted February 22, 2007
Is that the new contract talking? Keith Olbermann sounds off on the cable competition in the latest issue Rolling Stone [via TVNewser]: Anderson Cooper: "...He is the only person who has not been informed that he... [FishbowlNY]

LA Times to Post Videos on YouTube, Braces for Indifference - Posted February 2, 2007
The LA Times will be putting the Rumble Seat and Throttle Jockey videos on YouTube, where ... [FishbowlLA]

News Corp.'s 'Attack Arm' Takes Aim At Anderson Cooper - Posted February 1, 2007
Didn't Ian Spiegelman once call Page Six the "attack arm" of the News Corp. media empire? Well, today the page goes to town in its lead item about Fox News' recent ad in a trade magazine calling CNN anchor Anderson Cooper "the ... [Fishbowl NY]

News Corp.'s 'Attack Arm' Takes Aim At Anderson Cooper - Posted February 1, 2007
Didn't Ian Spiegelman once call Page Six the "attack arm" of the News Corp. media empire? Well, today the page goes to town in its lead item about Fox News' recent ad in a trade magazine calling CNN anchor Anderson Cooper "the ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Ad Attacks Fox News, CNN; Fox News Calls MSNBC 'An Embarrassment' - Posted February 1, 2007
MSNBC takes a page out of Anderson Cooper's book, taking shots across the bow at Fox News and Cooper's CNN. Fox News' responded yesterday... [Fishbowl NY]

MSNBC Ad Attacks Fox News, CNN; Fox News Calls MSNBC 'An Embarrassment' - Posted February 1, 2007
MSNBC takes a page out of Anderson Cooper's book, taking shots across the bow at Fox News and Cooper's CNN. Fox News' responded yesterday... [FishbowlNY]

Fox On Anderson Cooper: 'The Paris Hilton Of Television News' - Posted January 29, 2007
In its burgeoning war of words with Anderson Cooper, Fox News is pulling out the verbal equivalent of a nuclear warhead: Paris Hilton. After Anderson Cooper slammed Fox News f... [Fishbowl NY]

Fox On Anderson Cooper: 'The Paris Hilton Of Television News' - Posted January 29, 2007
In its burgeoning war of words with Anderson Cooper, Fox News is pulling out the verbal equivalent of a nuclear warhead: Paris Hilton. After Anderson Cooper slammed Fox News f... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.25.07 - Posted January 24, 2007
Get your captions in! An ABC release announced that according to Nielsen numbers, ABC News averaged 7.02 million Total Viewers during the State of the Union address. "ABC's coverage was up 41% over its lead-in-a rerun of America's Funniest Home Videos." ABC's post-State of the Union analysis ranked #2 for the night. An... [FishbowlDC]

Cooper Lashes Out At Fox News Over Obama: 'They Didn't Check The Facts — We Did' - Posted January 23, 2007
Fresh off his signing his multi-million, multi-year contract with CNN, Anderson Cooper took a thinly-veiled shot at Fox News over their reporting ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cooper Lashes Out At Fox News Over Obama: 'They Didn't Check The Facts — We Did' - Posted January 23, 2007
Fresh off his signing his multi-million, multi-year contract with CNN, Anderson Cooper took a thinly-veiled shot at Fox News over their reporting ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.18.08 - Posted January 18, 2007
It's best to never admit you had resolutions to begin with -- then those three martinis last night don't seem so bad. We're so on to you. An ABC release announces that "ABC's World News with Charles Gibson" averaged 9.07 million viewers among Adults 25-54 for the week of January 8-12. This... [FishbowlDC]

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