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National Geographic Channel Takes to the Big Easy to Launch New Food Programming

Ed Martin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

These days it seems there are more programs about food on basic cable networks than there are viewers available to watch them. It follows, then, that introducing new specials and series on this burgeoning subject, especially on a network not known for food programming, calls for special marketing and publicity strategies.

New Brothel Reality Show Coming To HDNet

Posted 04.29.2012 | TV

"Mustang Ranch: Labor of Love," a new reality show about a legal brothel, is coming to HDNet. The new series about the first and oldest legal broth...

Michael Calderone

Afghanistan, Iraq Return To Media Spotlight | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.09.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Afghanistan and Iraq aren't hot-button campaign issues anymore. The price tags of the two wars, in the trillions, gets less attention tha...

Want to Know What Mark Cuban Is Investing in Next? Personalized Medicine (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.01.2011 | Business
Shira Lazar

Entrepreneur and Dallas Maverick's owner Mark Cuban visited the What's Trending Live set on the tenth anniversary of HDNet, his television network, to look back on the company and talk about the choices he's made.

Egypt's Troubling Transition

Dennis O'Brien | Posted 10.03.2011 | World
Dennis O'Brien

Ask an Egyptian, and he or she will likely will tell you the revolution is still going on.

Dan Rather Nears Two Big Milestones

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Dan Rather took a job to create a news program at Mark Cuban's little-seen HDNet, it felt like a television version of a rebound rela...

An Interview with Naughty But Nice Rob

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Jordana Zizmor

Reading and watching Rob Shuter is my escape from the doom and gloom of the news. I look forward to his daily "Naughty But Nice" column because he has the best celebrity scoops.

Dan Rather Reports, But Who Is Watching?

Mother Jones | — Andy Kroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But does great reporting matter if nobody sees it? HDNet remains among the smallest outlets on television, and the show's marketing consists more or l...

Why Iran is Bombing Iraq, and Why the U.S. Isn't Doing Anything About It

Dennis O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dennis O'Brien

Caught between the militant groups, Iran, and Turkey, Iraqi Kurds -- mostly subsistence farmers -- are not being protected by anyone, and they are suffering.

Can Dolphins Commit Suicide?

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Richard O'Barry gets misty eyed when he talks about Cathy. His beautiful girl died in his arms. Suicide he says. Cathy was a bottlenose dolphin, one of five he trained for the 60′s television hit Flipper.

Favorite Friends I've Never Met

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Because of social networking I have a new circle of virtual friends who I enjoy and respect, even though we have never met or for that matter, may never meet.

The Gang Member Next Store

Nora Zimmett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nora Zimmett

What do you think of when you hear the phrase "L.A. Gangs?" Drug dealing? Drive-bys? Prison tattoos? How about 6-figure salaries and academic tutoring? If those last ones seem out of place, tune in tonight.

Mark Cuban on Net Neutrality: Wacky, Wrong, or Both?

Sam Gustin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sam Gustin

Cuban made his fortune at the height of the dot-com bubble by selling his company to Yahoo! for $5.9 billion in Yahoo! stock. Since then, he's been an outspoken voice in American culture -- with mixed results.

La Oroya: A Poisoned Town, A Billionaire's Profit

Dennis O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dennis O'Brien

When we discuss pollution, we tend to focus on global effects of global consumption -- warming caused by billions of individual lifestyle choices. La Oroya, however, is a place where the effects are felt here and now.

Inside Georgia: Two HDNet Correspondents On The Job, And Suddenly, At War

Dennis O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dennis O'Brien

Saakashvili told our reporters that "with all the courage I can observe in our troops, nobody would be crazy enough to attack the Russian army, right?" But attack, he did and the Russian Bear was unleashed.

Dan Rather To Anchor Live Primary Night "Conversation" On HDNet

Hollywood Reporter | Paul J. Gough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Rather's back in the saddle again. The former "CBS Evening News" anchor will be on the air Tuesday night at HDNet for at least two hours of cover...

A Chat With Dan Rather (Part II)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As promised, here is the second part of our wide-ranging and chatty interview with former CBS News anchorman and current HDNet investigative reporter ...

Eisner Stages New Media Comeback

New York TImes | Brooks Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Michael D. Eisner left the Walt Disney Company in 2005 and set about remaking himself in new media, investing in a video-sharing Web site and sta...