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CNN Sees Big Jump In Q1 Ratings, But Fox News Still Tops All

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media

CNN saw a higher spike in ratings than any other network in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year. The network was up ...

On Bone Boxes and the Brother of Jesus

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 05.24.2015 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

While some scholars question James' being the author of the epistle bearing his name in the New Testament, those five chapters associated with the brother of the Lord offer a rich sense of Jewish wisdom as how to make sense of suffering, how to walk in faith, and how to care for the poor.

CNN's Huge New Year's Eve Win

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.06.2015 | Media

Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin may get into some weird shenanigans on New Year's Eve each year, but there's a reason CNN keeps bringing them back. ...

CNN Draws Younger Audience With Original Series In 2014

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2015 | Media

By Rick Kissel LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As CNN continues to experiment with ways to boost its primetime ratings, the net has accom...

CNN Just Renewed Three Of Its Original Series

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.13.2014 | Media

CNN has renewed three of its non-scripted original series for additional seasons, the network announced in a statement on Thursday. "Anthony Bourd...

Ebola, ISIS and Our Borders

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 12.21.2014 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

When did we give up being the nation that welcomed the wretched, tired and poor upon our teeming shores? Now we imagine they are terrorists armed with viruses.

CNN Host Explains Major Layoffs As 'Reshaping'

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.20.2014 | Media

Brian Stelter, the host of CNN's media commentary program "Reliable Sources," addressed the network's latest layoffs that left approximately 150 peopl...

The Ratings Are In!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media

The killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Israeli airstrikes on Gaza and the continued conflicts between Russia and Ukraine...

CNN: The Accountant Who Runs a News Business

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.21.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

MSNBC ratings have been declining for a while, and CNN has been making slight gains in its audience size. Now is not the time to begin "reducing spending," certainly not if you're trying to maximize "growth and profitability."

CNN, MSNBC Have A Mixed July

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media

July was a mixed month for the cable news networks: CNN beat MSNBC in the key demographic during primetime, but MSNBC won in total viewers. MSNBC h...

It Ain't Rock and Roll Without a Port-a-Potty

Greg Schwem | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

OK, so the five of us, all over 50 or spiraling rapidly toward it, were a bit rusty in the live rock and roll blowout department. Hence our collective idea to relive our youths by attending a Boston/Doobie Brothers concert.

Rough Year For Cable News Networks

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.04.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — During some perilous times for the cable news networks, CNN is relieved to find there's still some resonance to the 1960s. ...

CNN Announces New Reality Show Rahm Emanuel: A Towering God Among Men

Spencer Green | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Following the success of Chicagoland, CNN has announced it will produce a new reality series titled Rahm Emanuel: A Towering God Among Men. "We haven'...

The Mystery of CNN 2014: What's the Vanguard Cable Network Up To?

Marwan Bishara | Posted 06.10.2014 | Media
Marwan Bishara

CNN took off with the Malaysian airliner's disappearance and hasn't landed since. And it has been widely ridiculed for it. But before you laugh, it's worth considering if CNN is onto something here. At least commercially.

CNN Gets Some Great News And Some Lousy News

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media

All of the cable news networks touted victories at the end of March, which marked the close of the year's first ratings quarter. The disappearance ...

January Cable News Ratings Are In

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

January marked the start of a new year for networks, so it's time to take a look at how the shows racked up. "The O'Reilly Factor" was once again a...

CNN Gets Horrible Ratings

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.28.2014 | Media

January 2014 was not a month to remember for CNN. The network is in rebuilding mode, trying to push away from its traditional reliance on breaking ...

Cable News Networks Had A Rough Year

Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The ratings for 2013 are in, and it was a rough year for cable news networks. Like clockwork, Fox News led the pack with an average of 1.097 milli...

CNN Ratings, 11 Months Into the Year It's Still Fox and the Fogies

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.16.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

In the demos you get paid for Fox had 297,000 while the combine had 532,000. Fox News continues to dominate the fogies while MSNBC, CNN and Headline garner the middle aged.

Piers Morgan, Anderson Cooper Win The Ladies

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.26.2013 | Media

There's one duo at CNN with reason to brag. "Piers Morgan Live" and "Anderson Cooper 360" bring in a higher concentration of female viewers than al...

CNN Gets Awful Ratings

Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

From the "not-the-kind-of-coverage-you-want" files: The New York Times: CNN provided heavy coverage last week of the troubled introduction of th...

MSNBC, CNN Each Claim Victory

Posted 10.01.2013 | Media

Anyone searching for a nice example of cable news ratings confusion could turn to the dueling press releases sent out by CNN and MSNBC on Tuesday. ...

Bill Clinton Talks About CNN's Ratings

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Media

Bill Clinton opined to Piers Morgan on Wednesday that CNN has become "more entertaining" recently. Clinton appeared for the hour on Morgan's show. ...

The 2013 Fall TV Schedule (Or What's Left of It)

Spencer Green | Posted 11.09.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

NBC - Shouldn't We Be Empowering These People to Rejoice In Their Obesity? Huh? Have We Learned Nothing? Oh, Shame -- Shame On Us And Our Mixed Messages!

MSNBC Gets Good News For A Change

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Media

After months of grim ratings, MSNBC finally got some decent news in August. The network beat CNN in primetime in both total viewers (545,000 to 467...