Andrea Morabito is the Programming Editor for Broadcasting & Cable.
CNN Tries Again for Morning MagicThe morning hours at CNN have been a somewhat constant state of churn over the last decade, with more than a dozen different hosts of the now-defunct American Morning from 2001-11 and its replacement Starting Point lasted just 18 months. On June 17 the network, now under the helm of Jeff Zucker, is making another attempt with New Day hosted by Chris Cuomo, Kate Bolduan and Michaela... More
Mirror Awards Salute Anne Sweeney, Dick ClarkThe Newhouse School at Syracuse University’s Mirror Awards honored Anne Sweeney , co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group with the Fred Dressler Leadership Award at its annual ceremony Wednesday afternoon. The awards, which honor the best in media reporting, were emceed by ABC News anchor David Muir and had Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan from... More
Preview: CBS News' 'Brooklyn DA'On May 28, CBS News will premiere a new six-part documentary series Brooklyn DA from the team behind 48 Hours following a group of career assistant district attorneys as they juggle tough, high profile cases. The King’s County District Attorney’s Office is one of the largest in the country, with 500 lawyers who handle 80,000 cases a year. “There were bound to be some... More
Museum of the Moving Image Fetes A+E's Raven, Charter's RutledgeA crowd of TV industry bigwigs turned out Wednesday evening to fete Abbe Raven, chairman of A+E Networks, and Tom Rutledge, president and COO of Charter Communications, who were honored at the Museum of the Moving Image’s annual black-tie benefit at the St. Regis Hotel in New York. Nancy Dubuc, who is succeeding Raven as CEO of A+E Networks , introduced her. Dubuc told the room that... More
USA's Reality 'Moment'In The Moment , USA’s new reality series premiering on Thursday, April 11 at 10 p.m., ordinary people are given a chance to pursue their dream jobs and land an interview that could change their lives. For USA Network, the series will be a moment for it to determine if this type of uplifting, aspirational unscripted programming can work on the channel known for its one-hour dramas.... More
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