Margaret Sullivan: “A month ago, it would have seemed unlikely — ridiculous, even — that the most riveting duo in America would be the Empire State’s combative governor and his kid brother, the wide-eyed cable-news host. But here we are. Sometimes comical, sometimes somber, sometimes emotional, their joint TV appearances have become one of the strangest outgrowths of the coronavirus pandemic.”
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his brother, CNN host Chris Cuomo, have in their interviews on the latter’s show, been praised for “enlivening coronavirus TV.” But questions are arising about whether the coronavirus-stricken host, who has been broadcasting from his basement in quarantine, should be allowed to interview a family member in a journalistic setting/
Cuomo, who looked a little pale while doing his 9 p.m. ET CNN show remotely Monday, said he’s had fever, chills and shortness of breath.
The anchor has parlayed a combative style and a “both sides” approach into the top-rated broadcast on the third-place network. He’s still not satisfied.
9 p.m. ET is where the big dogs roam. Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow are the top two personalities in cable television. They still are, but Chris Cuomo’s Prime Time quickly established itself as CNN’s most-watched program and, with 1.64 million viewers in January, is having its best month, according to Nielsen.
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio alleged in a defamation lawsuit earlier this week against three news organizations that CNN made no effort to correct anchor Chris Cuomo’s erroneous statement that the lawman was a convicted felon. But CNN released a statement Thursday saying Cuomo corrected his error on air within minutes of making […]
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s Chris Cuomo is hearkening back to his newsmagazine days with a series for the sister network HLN that initially touches on hot-button issues like the opioid crisis, illegal immigration and the sex trade. The documentary series, “Inside with Chris Cuomo,” debuts Friday at 9 p.m. and doesn’t affect his day […]
President Donald Trump says he thinks CNN’s Chris Cuomo looks like a “chained lunatic” on television. CNN’s Don Lemon is “perhaps the dumbest person is broadcasting” and CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert is a “no-talent guy” who talks “filthy.”
David Williams, presented by 20/20 as an Internet predator, has “adequately demonstrated that ABC failed to use reasonable care in determining the truth or falsity of the statements before publishing them.”
Following Chirs Cuomo’s exit to CNN, ABC News confirms that the correspondent will join Elizabeth Vargas at the desk.
As speculation hits a fever pitch over whom Jeff Zucker will woo next to try and reinvigorate CNN, sources say he’s eyeing ABC’s primetime news lineup. After poaching senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper, insiders say Zucker’s looking at further ABC talent, including 20/20 co-anchor Chris Cuomo.