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CNN’s desperate attempt to demonize RT backfires

CNN RT

A discussion between CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and RT’s Anissa Naouai degraded into a tense back and forth on Friday, resulting in Naouai’s criticisms of CNN and its coverage of international affairs being cut from the finalized interview that was broadcast. After repeated questions which, according to Naouai, implied her impartiality was lacking, the RT host responded by questioning Amanpour’s own ... Read More »

CNN plummets to lowest ratings in 23 years

CNN ratings

For those still doubting CNN President Jeff Zucker’s decision to dedicate the 9 p.m. hour to original series, we point you to Exhibit A, via TV Newser: Monday’s 9pm ET timeslot on CNN drew 181,000 total viewers, the lowest for the time period since at least Oct. 1, 1991, as far back as Nielsen electronic records go. Anderson Cooper anchored a second live ... Read More »

Fox News viewership drops to 12 year low

Bill O'Reilly Fox News

Make no mistake, Fox News is still the ratings king. But the recent May numbers show that while all the cable channels had a decline in ratings (which is normal for May), Fox News was far from spared, with some of its lowest ratings in 12 years. While Fox dominates with the top 14 shows in overall viewers, the total ... Read More »

CNN primetime falls below 250,000 viewers

CNN Bill Weir

With Bill Weir hosting CNN Tonight on Friday, averaged its second-lowest ratings during the 9 p.m. hour in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers in nearly 15 years. The CNN show had 48K viewers in the demo and 226K total, according to Nielsen. The only other time the 9 p.m. hour rated lower than that in total viewers dating back to 2000 came ... Read More »

Phone hacker & insider trader Piers Morgan gets axed from CNN

Piers Morgan

After his show was axed by CNN, television host Piers Morgan admitted that his relentless advocacy for gun control was the primary factor behind plunging ratings that led to the decision to shelve the broadcast, proving that Americans will not tolerate the establishment media undermining constitutional freedoms in concert with White House talking points. Asserting that his show being canceled ... Read More »

CNN and MSNBC lose almost half their viewers in one year

Mainstream media

It’s been a tough year for the liberal cable news outlets. Data released Tuesday show CNN shedding 48 percent of total viewers since last November and MSNBC dropping 45 percent. The numbers were even worse in the all important demographic of people aged 25 to 54 as CNN’s ratings dropped 59 percent and MSNBC’s 52 percent. In an off-election year, and with last November’s ... Read More »

CNN to drop insider trading phone hacker Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan CNN Tonight

Sources tell FTVLive that CNN Boss Jeff Zucker is “actively looking for a replacement for Piers Morgan.” Morgan signed a one year extension to his contract and as time winds down, Zucker is looking for someone to takeover his time slot. Word is that Zucker really wants Katie Couric in that slot. Couric should be available soon as many expect ... Read More »

CNN caught doing ‘satellite’ interview in same parking lot

CNN parking lot

In a bizarre television and spatial anomaly on CNN this morning, the blanket coverage of two true-crime stories led two news anchors to conduct an odd “satellite” interview from the very same parking lot, background traffic and all. The two suspects are Ashleigh Banfield of CNN and Nancy Grace of Headline News, who were updating viewers on the latest from the ongoing ... Read More »

Piers Morgan “Rally” attended by four people

Piers Morgan rally

Piers Morgan tweeted a photograph of a “rally” of his supporters outside CNN center in Washington, DC, but whereas over 100,000 Americans signed a petition to deport the CNN host, the rally in support of Morgan was noticeably less popular. Four people showed up. Morgan re-tweeted the image with the message, “Supporters rally behind @piersmorgan w signs outside #CNN DC bureau.” ... Read More »

Alex Jones rips Piers Morgan to pieces

Alex Jones Piers Morgan

Alex Jones, radio host and creator of the petition to deport Piers Morgan, on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YW8gaSlnAg[/youtube]   SEE ALSO: - Jesse Ventura exposes 9/11 and WTC b7 on CNN’s Piers Morgan show…crowd agrees!! - ‘Deport Piers Morgan’ petition passes threshold   Read More »