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Nate Silver Dumps New York Times for ESPN FiveThirtyEight wunderkind joins forces with sports giant

The New York Times has let statistics wunderkind Nate Silver slip from its grasp, much to the delight of ESPN and ABC News. Silver, the political number cruncher who predicted the…

July 20, 2013, 5:39 PM EDT

Al Gore to Host Current TV's Convention Coverage Network's struggle to join the conversation continues

Current TV is finally using its most obvious asset on the air. Al Gore, who co-founded the network with Joel Hyatt, will lead coverage of the 2012 Republican and Democratic…

August 8, 2012, 5:48 PM EDT

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 Ratings Down Since Olbermann's Departure CNN edging in on No. 2 spot

Things aren’t looking good for MSNBC, which is apparently on the precipice of falling back into third place among cable news networks, The New York Times reported today. And according…

September 27, 2011, 12:02 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

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