The Ticker (p.m. edition): FBN, CNN, ABC…

By Chris Ariens 

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> Newsweek likes Happy Hour (but then who doesn’t?) But they like FBN’s version. “‘Happy Hour’ is the most naked example of [Rupert] Murdoch’s strategy. It’s aimed at expanding viewership for business news to people whom you might sit next to in a Main Street pub, a world away from CNBC’s audience of Wall Street pros, CEOs and wealth junkies.”

> CNN will broadcast tomorrow’s shuttle launch in HD. Discovery lifts off at 11:38amET.

> ABC News’ Brian Ross and his investigative team have won the 2007 Online News Association award for investigative journalism. The award is for the team’s work on the page scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley.

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