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More Election Night Coverage Plans

The typical broadcasters and cable news channels aren’t the only ones covering tomorrow’s Presidential election  Here are some of the other coverage highlights from other cable channels, and online.

C-SPAN: Will simulcast “Politico Live” from 7 PM until the acceptance/concession speeches begin, when it shifts over to C-SPAN 2 until midnight. C-SPAN will also air all speeches, as well as updates from key state races.

Comedy Central: “The Daily Show” and “Colbert Report” will be live Tuesday night from 11PM-12AM, with special coverage called ”Election Night 2012: This Ends Now” and “Election 2012: A Nation Votes, Ohio Decides; The Re-Presidenting of America: Who Will Replace Obama? ‘012!”Andrew Sullivan will be a guest, and “Daily Show” correspondents will report “from the show’s on-set Obama and Romney headquarters and election center.”

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The Ticker: Wilkow, Kenny, Mystery

  • TheBlaze, Glenn Beck‘s web-TV venture is adding a “primetime” commentary program to its lineup. Sirius/XM talk radio host Andrew Wilkow will join the company and host his own hour-long program, starting later this Summer. A name and launch date are yet to be determined. TheBlaze (formerly GBTV) now has 35 hours of original programming a week.
  • “PBS NewsHour” is adding Justin Kenny as foreign editor. Kenny joins PBS from Reuters where he most recently been North America news editor. Kenny started his career as a desk assistant for PBS back in 1994.
  • CBS’ “48 Hours Mystery” was the number one TV show on total viewers and adults 25-54 on Saturday, according to Nielsen. The program drew 4.71 million viewers and a 1.2 rating/0.4 share in the demo. The episode featured Susan Spencer following up on a report that rocked a family in Georgia.