Week Of April 1 Basic Cable Ranker: Fox Leads All Cable News Nets To Start April

Scripps News Debuts Lineup Of New Programs

Scripps News, the national network owned by The E.W. Scripps Co., will debut five new programs this month, “each providing independent, fact-based coverage of the most pressing issues impacting viewers.” […]

Fox News Tops Q1 And March Ratings, MSNBC And CNN Show Biggest Growth Vs. 2023

Fox News topped its rivals in the March and first-quarter 2024 ratings by a wide margin, but MSNBC and CNN showed the biggest growth versus the same period a year ago. The past month saw major events like Super Tuesday and President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address. Although the numbers aren’t giving the networks the blockbuster audiences of the 2020 cycle, the networks have for now staved off the large double-digit declines of recent years.

Qatari Royal Invested About $50 Million In Pro-Trump Network Newsmax

Before and after the investment, senior newsroom leaders urged Newsmax staff to soften coverage of Qatar, current and former employees say.

‘Morning Joe’ Hosts Add To Internal NBC Criticism Of Ronna McDaniel’s Hiring As A Contributor

NEW YORK (AP) — The internal furor over NBC News’ decision to hire former Republican National Committee head Ronna McDaniel as a paid contributor spread Monday, with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” […]

MSNBC Has No Plans To Have Ex-RNC Chief On Network

Rashida Jones, the cable network’s president, seeks to address employee and talent backlash over the appointment of Ronna McDaniel as an NBC News contributor.

Week Of March 11 Basic Cable Ranker: Fox News Remains Most-Watched News Network

On Fox News, Steve Doocy Has Become The Unexpected Voice Of Dissent

The affable longtime Fox & Friends host is shaking things up in the morning, sparring with colleagues and challenging GOP orthodoxy, to the dismay of Donald Trump and other Republican leaders.

French Shipping Tycoon To Buy Country’s Biggest 24-Hour News Channel

Weekly Cable Ratings: Fox News Hits Yearly Primetime Audience High

The network’s State of The Union address coverage helps propel viewership.

 

CNN Debuts New Atlanta Studio, With AR Features To Follow

Chris Cuomo, Tucker Carlson Plan One-On-One NewsNation Sit-Down

Cuomo traveled to Florida for a one-on-one sit-down conversation with Carlson that is expected to air Monday, March 11, at 8 p.m. ET on Nexstar Media’s NewsNation. The two have a lot to discuss. They were both top draws in cable-news primetime during the presidency of Donald Trump. And both have been trying to make their way in a new era after each was ousted by their former media employers. Cuomo joined NewsNation to lead a primetime show in 2022, while Carlson has set up his own media company and broadcasts programs that are seen on the social-media hub X.

Fox News Tops Broadcast And Cable News Outlets During Super Tuesday Coverage

CNBC Plans TV Expansion Of Personal Finance Brand ‘Make It”

A Make It-branded TV series and an online course are among the projects in the works.

C-SPAN Searching For New CEO

C-SPAN has started searching for a new CEO with longtime co-CEOs Rob Kennedy and Susan Swain stepping down this year. It’s a rare changing of the guard for the nonprofit public affairs network, which turns 45 on March 19. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb served as CEO since the company’s founding in 1978, with Kennedy and Swain (then co-presidents) stepping into the co-CEO roles in 2012.

CNN Officially Out Of The CNN Center

CNN CEO Mark Thompson Lays Out 5-Pronged Plan For Network’s Future

In an internal memo, Thompson signaled a more aggressive push to achieve the digital transformation of CNN he was hired to carry out as the network’s linear ratings have continued to dwindle.

Spectrum News Debuts Weekly National Political News Show ‘The Big Deal With Errol Louis’

Spectrum News launched The Big Deal with Errol Louis, a new weekly half-hour political news program airing on all English-language Spectrum News networks across the country. Hosted by award-winning Spectrum […]

John Avlon Leaves CNN

The Falling TV News Star Salary

An aging A-list, AI anchors and agents struggling to justify superstar paydays: “The trend is to replace them with people they can pay considerably less.”

CNN Adds Mark Esper And Leah Wright Rigueur To Political Commentator Ranks

Fox News’ Bret Baier Named Recipient Of Horatio Alger Award

Spectrum News Brings Local News To Spectrum TV Lineup In Maine

Spectrum News today announced the linear TV launch of its 24/7 news network serving Spectrum customers throughout Maine. Previously launched as a streaming network in fall of 2023, Spectrum News […]

CNN Drops Latest Iteration Of Morning Show, Expands Kasie Hunt’s Newscast

CNN is dropping latest iteration of CNN This Morning as part of a shakeup of its morning lineup. Poppy Harlow and Phil Mattingly have anchored the show since August, after several lineup changes since its debut in the fall of 2022. Kasie Hunt’s 5 a.m. ET show, known as Early Start, will expand an hour and take on the CNN This Morning title. The changes will go into effect later this month.

As She Battles Cancer, NewsNation’s Nichole Berlie Makes A Bold Hair Choice

After losing her hair as a result of chemotherapy treatments, a veteran TV journalist decides to “let it shine” under the studio lights.

Inside Donald Trump’s Curious Relationship With Fox News — And What It Means For Other Candidates

At conservative America’s favorite news source, the Republican nomination process is essentially over and has been for awhile, leaving Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley annoyed at perceived favoritism to Trump. Hardly grateful, the former president regularly tears into Fox for what he sees as disloyalty, even ripping his former White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, now a Fox contributor.

Fox News To Taylor Swift: ‘Don’t Get Involved In Politics!’

The prospect of the pop megastar endorsing President Biden in the 2024 election has irked conservative stars on the cable network. Pictured: Taylor Swift at the AFC Championship game last Sunday. (Nick Wass/AP)

Weekly Cable Ratings: Fox News Rolls In Primetime, Total Day

Fox News’ coverage of the New Hampshire Primary helped the news channel sweep both the cable primetime and total day charts for the last week of January. Fox News averaged 2.1 million viewers for the week of January 22-29, topping MSNBC’s 1.2 million viewers and HGTV’s 891,000 watchers, according to Nielsen numbers provided by Fox News. The news network’s win was aided by its Jan. 23 coverage of the New Hampshire Primary, which averaged 3.3 million viewers from 8 to 11 p.m.

Court TV Promotes Reporter/Attorney Julia Jenaé To Anchor

Court TV today added Julia Jenaé to the network’s on-air anchor team. She joins Vinnie Politan, Julie Grant, Ted Rowlands, Michael Ayala and Ashley Willcott leading Court TV’s coverage of […]

Jane Coaston, Lulu Garcia-Navarro And Reihan Salam Join CNN As On-Air Contributors

Chris Cuomo Isn’t Done With TV

Fired by CNN in 2021, Cuomo now has the top-rated show on the upstart NewsNation. Even with a much smaller audience, he’s still making waves.

CNN Philippines To Close Down, With 300 Job Losses

CNN Promotes Lisa Respers France To Entertainment Reporter

News 12 Long Island Hosts Congressional Debate Between Pilip And Suozzi

The News About The News Business Is Getting Grimmer

Mass layoffs, closures and reader fatigue are afflicting news organizations as Americans prepare for a consequential election year.

Christina Passariello Joins CNBC As San Francisco Bureau Chief

Caitlyn Becker Joins NewsNation As A National Correspondent

Nexstar’s cable news network NewsNation is adding Caitlyn Becker as a national correspondent. She will begin her new role on Saturday, Jan. 27, reporting across the network’s programming. “As we continue to expand […]

John Fritze, Michael Yoshida Join CNN As Washington-Based Reporters

Ron DeSantis And Fox News, Old Friends, Hit Turbulence

NewsNation To Debut New Sunday Public Affairs Program

The Hill Sunday with Chris Stirewalt is launching Sunday, March 3, at 10 a.m. ET.