| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:25 PM
In the latest step toward the launch of Al Jazeera America, the network has named former NBC correspondent Michael Viqueira as its White House correspondent.
Viqueira, who joined NBC News in 1998, will cover White House daily news briefings, all...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:31 AM
In advance of its much-anticipated debut next month, Al Jazeera America has unveiled a senior management team made up of former ABC, CBS and CNN news executives.
Kate O'Brian, who has spent 30 years at ABC News, most recently as a senior vice...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The low-rated Current TV is off Bright House Networks after the announcement that the channel was being sold to Al Jazeera. “Our agreement with Current TV has been terminated and we will no longer be carrying the service,” Bright House...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: blahedo Real name: Don Blaheta Gender: Male Age: 34 Occupation: college professor (of computer science) Resides: Farmville, VA (yes, in Virginia, there is a Farmville); previously Galesburg, IL for eight years....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
If there was a pro-choice left-wing cover-up, it was a pretty shoddy one. After all, feminist and pro-choice writers covered (the charges against abortion doctor Kermit) Gosnell extensively when the story first broke in 2010 and in 2011 when the......
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:04 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make a short week shorter.
The Skinny: Sunday nights aren't the same without "Mad Men" or "Veep" but I am enjoying Netflix's new show "Orange Is the Black," which debuts for regular folks later this month....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Showtime needed a little help with its ratings records books, and "Ray Donovan" was happy to oblige.
The crime drama starring Liev Schreiber as a "fixer" to the rich and famous opened Sunday with the premium cable network's best-ever ratings for an...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Jimmy Kimmel may not be able to fight City Hall, but now he's played there.
The ABC late-night host served as the official emcee at the swearing-in of Mayor Eric Garcetti, which took place amid sweltering heat in downtown Los Angeles late Sunday...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:45 PM
NBC's "Siberia" may end up trapped in a nightmare -- of bad ratings.
The drama, a "fake reality" show about would-be TV contestants dropped in a location where things start getting weird in a "Lost" kind of way, premiered Monday at 10 p.m. to a modest...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:53 AM
After the coffee. Before preparing to moderate a panel of sports execs.
The Skinny: Among the things I have to do today is moderate a panel of regional sports executives from Fox, Time Warner Cable and NBCUniversal. Send your questions my way. And yes,...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Those who tuned in to President Obama's speech last month on counterterrorism and national security heard some pretty remarkable things: The commander in chief defending his decision to sanction the killing of a fellow citizen without due process, even...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Al Gore has taken a lot of heat since finalizing a deal to sell his struggling cable network Current TV to Al Jazeera, the Qatari news service.
Predictably, the backlash started on the right, with numerous outcries from the pundits at Fox News,...