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Topic: Current TV

Current TV Shows Olbermann the Door

Al Gore’s news net dismisses splenetic anchor, hires Eliot Spitzer

A year after Keith Olbermann hooked up with Al Gore’s struggling Current TV, the peripatetic news anchor once again is out of a job. Having locked horns with the 53-year-old newsman…

MSNBC Shakes Up Prime-Time Lineup

Ed Schultz, Lawrence O'Donnell get new slots

MSNBC is reshuffling its prime-time slate. Earlier today, the network announced that Ed Schultz would be taking over the 8 p.m. slot, with Lawrence O’Donnell—whose show The Last Word currently…

Current TV Adds Granholm Show After Olbermann

And Al Gore may appear more frequently on network

Current TV is rounding out its prime-time slate with the announcement that former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm will host a new show called The War Room With Jennifer Granholm.  The…

Current TV Hires Former MSNBCer Cenk Uygur

Host following in Keith Olbermann's footsteps

Current TV has announced the addition of a new personality to its prime-time lineup. Cenk Uygur, who was ousted from his position as host of MSNBC Live in July, will…

Joel Hyatt: 'A Natural Thing' to Reclaim CEO Title

Current TV boss plays up network's tilt toward news

Current TV CEO Joel Hyatt says that the departure of his former co-chief Mark Rosenthal at the network a few weeks ago came amidst a broader push to revamp Current…

Current TV Appoints a New President

Move comes just one week after the departure of the network's CEO

After the resignation of its CEO just over a week ago, Current TV has named a partial successor. David Bohrman, who just last week stepped down as head of CNN’s…

Two CEOs One Too Many for Current TV

Rosenthal leaving two months after Hyatt took co-CEO title

Sources close to Current TV say that the departure of Current TV CEO Mark Rosenthal comes two months after the network's co-founder, Joel Hyatt, took the position of co-CEO alongside…

Current TV's CEO Out

Mark Rosenthal will be replaced by co-founder and former CEO Joel Hyatt

Adweek has confirmed that Mark Rosenthal is stepping down as CEO of Current TV. Current co-founder Joel Hyatt will take over for Rosenthal. "After six years as a board member and…

Current CEO Not Worried By Olbermann's Ratings Drop

'It's a marathon' says Mark Rosenthal

Current TV's CEO, Mark Rosenthal, says he isn't too worried about the ratings drop-off in the second week of Keith Olbermann's new show. As Deadline reported, and Adweek has confirmed, Countdown saw an…

Gore Promax Speech Emphasizes Creativity

Current TV co-founder also talks climate change

In his keynote speech this evening at PromaxBDA: The Conference (for entertainment marketing professionals), Al Gore took the opportunity to tip his hat to creativity. “I’m happy to be talking to…

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