Gerri Willis will host a special call-in show, “A User’s Guide to Obamacare,” on FBN Monday night at 6pmET. Willis will be joined by a panel of experts to answer questions on the Affordable Care Act.
“Dan Rather Reports” returns to AXS TV Monday night with “Gone to Pot,” a report on illegal marijuana growers in Northern California.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffintalks to Women’s Health about her battle with Stage III triple negative breast cancer. “After diagnosis, you’re looking at a year of your life that will be devoted to fighting and overcoming the disease. You need to look at it as a marathon year and get your body, mind, and spirit as strong as it can be,” Griffin said.
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was feted at a book party in Washington DC. “He also beats everybody in the competition — meaning Fox, our big challenger — one out of three nights. And we hope to do that regularly,” Phil Griffin said, as recounted by Politico. TVNewser will be at Matthews’ New York book party tonight.
Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien contributes to CNN, HBO and Al Jazeera America. Now she can add another channel to her résumé: Sundance Channel. O’Brien will appear in an episode of “Dream School” on the channel Monday, working to inspire kids.
CNN’s Piers Morgantells The Guardian that the HBO drama “The Newsroom” is what inspired him to take a stand against the U.S. gun lobby on his primetime program, and in his new book Shooting Straight.
FBN’s Liz Claman was inducted into the Beverly Hills High Hall of Fame at an event emceed by Leeza Gibbons Thursday. Past inductees include Nora Ephron, Rob Reiner and Betty White, who was honored in 2012.
A group of U.S. television networks including ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox have petitioned the Supreme Court to hear their case against streaming TV service Aereo. TVSpy has details.
Twitter and Comcast have struck a deal to let users change the channel and set their DVRs through the social sharing service. So if Rachel Maddow (or another NBC personality) tweets about their show, a button will appear letting you tune your TV to MSNBC right in the tweet. Lost Remote has the details.
C-SPAN has named Cox Communications president Pat Esser chairman of its executive committee. Esser first joined the board in 2005. He replaces Time Warner cable chairman Glenn Britt, who served as chairman for two years. More details below.
The Weather Company (owner of The Weather Channel) has relaunched Weather.com today. For users that means more localized news, less clutter and responsive design. For Advertisers, it means new ad units, including homepage takeover opportunities.
Twitter launched its Twitter TV rating this week, tracking what people are saying about TV shows on Twitter, and trying to figure out how many people see each tweet. Lost Remote has more.
Speaking of Twitter, AllThingsD reports that NBC News chief digital officer Vivian Schiller is the leading candidate to become Twitter’s head of news. The position will serve as the chief liaison between Twitter and news organizations.