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Nearly 11 Million Viewers Turned to Cable for Zimmerman Verdict Fox News Channel, CNN rack up huge ratings as trial ends

Approximately 10.6 million viewers on Saturday night turned to the cable news networks as a Florida jury returned a “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. According to Nielsen, Fox…

July 15, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT

Zucker's Changes at CNN Are Already Bearing Fruit Walls between shows come down

The good ship CNN is riding a little higher on the waves. After months of plummeting ratings and a high-profile game of C-suite musical chairs, the original cable news network…

July 10, 2013, 8:38 AM EDT

NBCU Preps Syndicated Meredith Vieira Show Former Today show co-anchor returns to morning TV in fall 2014

Two years after bowing out as a co-anchor on NBC’s Today show, Meredith Vieira is planning her return to morning TV. The 59-year-old talk show veteran will saddle up for…

July 9, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT

Cable News Drops the Ball on Texas Abortion Protest Coverage Bueller? Bueller....?

If you wanted live coverage of the dramatic filibuster of anti-abortion legislation in Texas last night, the best thing you could do was turn off your television and jump online.…

June 26, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

You Endure More Commercials When Watching Cable Networks Compared to broadcast

Is the viewer in the bathroom during your prime-time ad? If that ad is on CMT, there’s a good chance he is. If it runs on Bravo, she’ll be more…

June 23, 2013, 10:27 PM EDT

Chris Cuomo Is About to Get Mad as Hell on CNN Watch out, politicians

Specs Age 42 New gig Co-host of CNN’s New Day Old gig Co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20 So, your father is Mario Cuomo, your brother is Andrew Cuomo—why go into news and not politics? The biggest…

June 16, 2013, 10:04 PM EDT

Jeff Zucker’s Quest for the Fountain of Youth CNN boss scrambles to scare up a younger audience

While CNN worldwide president Jeff Zucker is looking to draw a younger, more cosmopolitan audience, he acknowledges that reaching people who fit that description is a challenge in a cord-cutting…

June 3, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT

Rapture-Palooza Star Anna Kendrick Is Addicted to Reddit Uses Snapchat through the day

Specs Who Anna Kendrick Age 27 Accomplishments Starring in Rapture-Palooza (in theaters June 7) and Drinking Buddies (Aug. 23); played a cappella prodigy Beca Mitchell in last year’s Pitch Perfect Base Los…

May 24, 2013, 12:27 AM EDT

It’s Official: Deborah Turness Named President of NBC News U.K. news sets sail for New York on August 5

A little more than a week after word began circulating that ITV News editor Deborah Turness was on the verge of being named president of NBC News, Pat Fili-Krushel made…

May 20, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT

Nearly Half of Second-Gen Hispanics Feel Like Ads Don't Target Them Ethnicity influences brand decisions

By now, it’s obvious that targeting Hispanics in the U.S. means more than just translating an ad into Spanish and casting ethnic stereotypes as spokespeople. For one thing, the first…

May 15, 2013, 6:22 AM EDT

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