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…

March 30, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT

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…

October 19, 2011, 5:59 PM EDT

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…

October 12, 2011, 3:40 PM EDT

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…

September 20, 2011, 2:35 PM EDT

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…

August 12, 2011, 6:15 AM EDT

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…

August 8, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT

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…

July 28, 2011, 8:13 PM EDT

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…

July 28, 2011, 3:47 PM EDT

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…

July 7, 2011, 6:28 AM EDT

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…

June 28, 2011, 9:53 PM EDT