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2011-02-08 10:18:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Olbermann, the acclaimed broadcaster and writer whose verbal pyrotechnics and moral passion have outraged, informed, and dazzled viewers of "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" for the past eight years, is bringing his slashing wit, analytical eye, and distinctive commentary to Current Media, the Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning TV and digital media company that was founded in 2005 by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt and is now distributed in...

2009-04-02 14:39:51

MSNBC says it will begin telecasting in 1080i High Definition starting June 29. The announcement was made Thursday at the Cable Show in Washington, D.C., by MSNBC President Phil Griffin. MSNBC is in the best competitive place its ever been, beating CNN in prime time last month and continuing incredible growth, Griffin said. Broadcasting in HD is only going to help us build on the great success we've had so far this year, and will give viewers what they've been asking for, a full high...

2008-09-09 06:00:20

By Brian Stelter MSNBC tried a bold experiment this year by putting two left- leaning hosts in the anchor chair to lead the cable news channel's coverage of the election. That experiment appears to be over. After months of accusations of political bias and simmering animosity between MSNBC and its parent network NBC, the channel decided over the weekend that the NBC News correspondent and MSNBC host David Gregory would anchor news coverage of the coming debates and election night. The...

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2008-08-29 09:15:00

Associated Press Interest in the Democratic convention among television viewers continues to run well ahead of 2004, although vice presidential candidate Joe Biden was a slightly less potent draw than Hillary Clinton. CNN was also claiming a milestone in the network's history, beating ABC and CBS in head-to-head competition and running in stride with NBC on Wednesday. In nearly three decades, CNN has never beat all three broadcast networks in viewership when competing directly. An estimated...

2008-08-27 12:00:58

By MIKE HUGHES For TV people, a busy summer is about to become busier. Political conventions loom. "The Olympics have pressed the conventions together," says David Bohrman, head of CNN's Washington bureau. Previous years had a one-week gap between them. Networks could gather their thoughts and their equipment. This time, by comparison: - On Sunday, NBC wraps up Olympic coverage. - The next day, the Democratic convention begins. Three days later, its final night moves to a...

2008-08-27 12:00:58

By STEVE TERRELL If you want to catch an hour of Democratic speeches and a little pundit analysis this week, tune into broadcast network TV -- that's KOB Channel 4, KOAT Channel 7 and KRQE Channel 13 locally -- Monday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. MDT. If you're more of a political junkie and want to watch hours on end of convention coverage, tune into your favorite cable news station virtually any time of day or night this week. And if you just want to hear comics poke fun...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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