Posted by Barry Silverstein on December 8, 2010 02:00 PM
It's likely CNN can't wait for 2010 to come to a close.
When Campbell Brown departed earlier this year, the cable network announced with much fanfare that the new Parker Spitzer, a kind of right vs. left on-air debate of current issues, would fill the vacant 8 PM slot. Journalist Kathleen Parker didn't cause a flurry, but eyebrows were raised over the hiring of Eliot Spitzer, the debauched former governor of New York, as co-host.
Now, only two months later, it seems Parker Spitzer has been something of a bust.Continue reading...
Posted by Barry Silverstein on September 21, 2010 12:30 PM
The beleaguered original cable news network CNN is desperately trying to make a comeback with a new brand of talk show. The network hired British journalist Piers Morgan (the Simon Cowell-like judge on the hit TV show, America's Got Talent) to replace legendary interviewer Larry King in January.
But even more startling is what viewers will see on October 4, when Parker Spitzer premieres.Continue reading...