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Presenting the Winners of the Television Hot List It was a big year for HBO

December 7, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

CNN Bumps Up Original Programming 9 p.m. slot will now feature series and documentaries

In keeping with Jeff Zucker's mandate to evolve away from the traditional newscast, CNN in its  Thursday upfront presentation announced another surge in original programing. With the departure of Piers Morgan, the nightly…

April 10, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

CNNx Promises It's a New Way to Watch News App lets users watch the past 24 hours on demand with bonus digital content

CNN embraced the digital component of its news service on Thursday when it announced CNNx, a new way to watch the network's programming. The app allows users to scroll through a…

April 10, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

Turner Taps Donna Speciale to Oversee Integrated TV, Digital Sales Restructuring squeezes out CNN vet Greg D’Alba

On the eve of the 2014-15 upfront, Turner Broadcasting System has begun making sweeping changes in the structure of its ad sales unit, and as a result, one well-respected veteran will…

March 25, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

Ben Sherwood Named Top Dog at Disney/ABC Television Group News chief to succeed Anne Sweeney in 2015

The Walt Disney Co. announced today that it has named ABC News president Ben Sherwood the successor to Anne Sweeney. Effective Feb. 1, 2015, Sherwood will assume the title of…

March 24, 2014, 1:58 PM EDT

Piers Morgan Never Really Arrived on CNN and Now He's Leaving Will Bill Weir replace him 'sometime in March'?

Piers Morgan's 9 p.m. show on CNN is ending, the host told the New York Times' David Carr. Morgan is one of the few remaining high-profile hires from Jonathan Klein's…

February 23, 2014, 9:42 PM EST

CNN Creates Yet Another Films Division New unit will handle acquisitions, windowing

You could be forgiven for hearing that CNN has a new brand called CNN Films Presents and asking, "Don't they have one of those already?" CNN Films, the shingle launched…

December 17, 2013, 12:52 PM EST

CNN President Cautiously Embraces Social Media Jeff Zucker points to increased importance of digital

Thanks to a recent partnership with Facebook, CNN can track which topics are trending on the social network at a given time. But CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker said on…

September 24, 2013, 9:44 PM EDT

CNN's Remodeled Digital Platform Looks Really Expensive Site now includes live network stream

You can watch CNN on CNN.com as of this morning. It's in a little window in a corner of the site, running live from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and…

August 14, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT

Liberal Media Watchdog Decries Clinton Specials No, this isn't an article in the Onion

Talk about the most unlikeliest of political allies: liberal media watchdog Media Matters agrees with the Republican National Committee that NBC and CNN should cancel their special programming on former…

August 6, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT

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