Al-Jazeera America, the fledgling U.S. cable-news outlet backed with big money from its international news-gathering parent, said it had hired former NBC News veteran John Seigenthaler, the latest in…
CNN and CBS News veteran Joie Chen will join Al Jazeera America, the latest in a string of hires aimed at bolstering the ambitious cable-news network in advance of its August 20. Chen will host…
Veteran news producer David Doss is in talks for a senior editorial position with Al Jazeera America. Doss is not a contender for the cabler’s top job of president-CEO. That post is still up for…
In the latest in a series of prominent TV-news hires, Al-Jazeera America said Monday it had enlisted Sheila MacVicar, a veteran foreign correspondent most recently with CBS News, to contribute to…
Al Jazeera America has signed veteran journo Soledad O’Brien as a special correspondent, and has pacted with Soledad’s production company, Starfish Media Group, to produce hourlong docu specials for…
NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke has calmed the waters in NBC latenight, brokering a deal for Jimmy Fallon to take the reins of “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno following NBC’s coverage of the 2014…
Originally shot several years ago as "Kids in America," "Take Me Home Tonight" is a pleasant-enough all-in-one-night comedy.
Jay Leno won't be departing NBC after all. The network is prepped to announce Tuesday that the "Tonight Show" host will take over the 10 p.m. weeknight slot starting next fall.
The Muppets are plotting a return to primetime while looking for their next great character. ABC has ordered a script and five script outlines for "America's Next Muppet," a reality TV parody in…