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Fox News contributor says she turns to CNN if she wants 'to know about news'

Fox News contributor says she turns to CNN if she wants 'to know about news'

March 18 (UPI) -- A Fox News contributor was discussing media coverage on Sunday when she endorsed Fox's competitor saying that she turns to CNN if she wants to know about news
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CNN's 'Piers Morgan Live' to be canceled

CNN's 'Piers Morgan Live' to be canceled

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- British journalist and TV host Piers Morgan says his three-year run as host of a CNN weeknight talk show is ending, probably within four weeks.
Ann Curry's contract won't be renewed by NBC

Ann Curry's contract won't be renewed by NBC

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- NBC won't renew Ann Curry's $12 million-a-year contract when it expires, and a move to CNN might be in the works.
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RNC chief calls on NBC and CNN to nix Hillary Clinton productions

RNC chief calls on NBC and CNN to nix Hillary Clinton productions

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- NBC and CNN must ax programs on ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or face a Republican pullout of the 2016 U.S. primary debates, the GOP chairman warned.

Turner Broadcasting CEO Phil Kent to step aside

ATLANTA, July 17 (UPI) -- U.S. media giant Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday Turner Broadcasting Chief Executive Officer Phil Kent will move up to chairman at the end of the year.

New CNN morning show called 'New Day'

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- A new CNN morning news program hosted by Chris Cuomo and Kate Bolduan will be called "New Day," the struggling U.S. cable network said Tuesday.

CNN gets ratings boost during Boston bombing coverage

BOSTON, April 20 (UPI) -- CNN logged a 194 percent boost in viewers Monday through Thursday compared to the previous week with coverage of the Boston marathon bombings, ratings indicate.

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Chernin bids $500 million for Hulu

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- One of the founders of video website Hulu, Peter Chernin, has offered more than $500 million for the U.S. company, an executive close to the talks said.

O'Brien leaves CNN's 'Starting Point'

ATLANTA, March 31 (UPI) -- CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien has left the cable news channel's "Starting Point" after being with the show for more than a year, officials said.

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Jeff Zucker to head up CNN

Jeff Zucker to head up CNN

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker will serve as president of CNN Worldwide, starting in January, the cable news agency announced Thursday.
Jeff Zucker up for top CNN post

Jeff Zucker up for top CNN post

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Former NBCUniversal boss Jeff Zucker is in talks to succeed outgoing CNN President and Chief Executive Jim Walton, the Los Angeles Times said Tuesday.
Couric's new show to debut in September

Couric's new show to debut in September

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Broadcast journalist Katie Couric says her new weekday talk show "Katie" will start taping in New York this September.
NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A West Coast NBC executive said he thought the Peacock Network paid too much in the 2010 long-term deal to keep the Golden Globes show airing on the network.
Report: NBC offered Oprah primetime slot

Report: NBC offered Oprah primetime slot

CHICAGO, May 21 (UPI) -- NBC Universal Chief Executive Officer Jeff Zucker says the network offered Oprah Winfrey a primetime U.S. talk show about two years ago.
'Project Runway' disputes resolved

'Project Runway' disputes resolved

NEW YORK , April 1 (UPI) -- NBC Universal announced Wednesday that it has resolved its disputes with The Weinstein Co. and Lifetime regarding the U.S. reality series "Project Runway."

NBC sells all Super Bowl advertising space

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- All of the commercial space during Sunday's Super Bowl in Tampa, Fla., has been sold by NBC, the U.S. TV network says.

Zucker: NBC Universal to cut $500 million

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- NBC Universal President Jeff Zucker says his U.S. entertainment group will cut $500 million in expenses next year.

Television reshaped by Internet viewing

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- One in five viewers who watched the season premiere of "The Office" in September did so without a television set, The New York Times reported Monday.

NBC to announce 52-week prime-time slate

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. media giant NBC Universal said it plans to announce a full 52-week prime-time programming schedule in April.

NBC may drop programming presentation

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- NBC may scrap an elaborate presentation of its new slate of programming to advertisers this spring because of the ongoing Hollywood writers strike.
NBC chief: Strike will change TV

NBC chief: Strike will change TV

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- NBC Universal's top executive plans to use the Hollywood writers strike as an opportunity to change the way the U.S. television business is run, a report said.

Fans support WGA strike with pencil stunt

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Fans and writers, looking for an end to the Writers Guild of America strike, sent more than 500,000 pencils to Hollywood's TV networks and movie studios.

O'Brien to take over 'Tonight' in '09

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- NBC confirmed at a media event in New York that Conan O'Brien will take over for Jay Leno as host of "The Tonight Show" as planned in 2009, Variety.com said.
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