Phil Donahue is not going quietly. After having been nixed by MSNBC, Donahue let a few salvos fly on Wed., issuing a protest email that condemned his former network for being impatient with his…
MSNBC has killed Phil. Citing the lagging ratings for Phil Donahue's 8 p.m. gabber and putting the finishing touches on its second primetime incarnation in less than a year, the news cabler has…
"Dateline NBC" co-anchor Jane Pauley will step down from her duties in May, and her departure has caused speculation about how the newsmag will fare in the Darwinian primetime world of reality TV.
ABC News has retained former CNN-U.S. prexy Rick Kaplan to bolster its coverage of a possible war with Iraq. Kaplan, who's also an ABC News vet, has signed on for three months to work for the Special…
CNN is getting back in touch with its roots. With the appointment of Philip Kent Tuesday as CEO of Turner Broadcasting and the recent naming of veteran insider Jim Walton as CEO of CNN, parent…
CBS newsmagazine "48 Hours Investigates" has landed the exclusive first post-jail interview with "Preppy Murder" perp Robert Chambers.
Fed up with the media's treatment of former Illinois governor George Ryan, screenwriter Abby Mann has set off on his latest crusade.
Prenup jitters have led to the end of the CNN-ABC News engagement. AOL Time Warner entertainment and network group chair Jeff Bewkes pronounced the proposed merger dead when asked about it at a…
MSNBC has signed radio host and author Michael Savage for an hourlong talkshow. "The Savage Nation," to premiere in March, will air at 5 p.m. Saturdays from San Francisco.
Paul Friedman is ankling his post as ABC News executive veepee and will become a senior news consultant at the net.
Fox News has reupped chief Washington correspondent and anchor Brit Hume.