Edwin E. Aldrin Jr
Television news has given us the chance to witness history as it happened. As part of TV Guide Magazine's 60th anniversary, we look back at the breaking stories and interviews that viewers will never forget.
1. John F. Kennedy assassination (1963) TV anchors (particularly Walter Cronkite) provide solace and real-time reporting when the nation needs it most. After four days of continuous coverage from Dallas, where JFK was killed, and Arlington, where he was laid to rest, TV Guide Magazine declares, "The medium gained a new sense of what it could do."
Al Jazeera has purchased cable channel Current TV in a move that will put the Middle Eastern news channel into more than 40 million American homes, Al Jazeera announced Wednesday.
Al Jazeera will replace Current TV, which was founded by former Vice President Al Gore in 2005, to create a new channel based in New York. Approximately 60 percent of the programming for the channel, which will be called Al Jazeera America, will be produced in...
Even after Fox News called the presidential election for Barack Obama, one man was still holding out for a Mitt Romney win. Karl Rove didn't hesitate to butt heads with the network on camera, rejecting Obama's projected win of Ohio and thus the election.
Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
The first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday, October 3, is expected to be the steel cage match of the political season. They'll meet again on October 16 and October 22. TV Guide Magazine asked experts who have been on the front lines of past presidential campaigns to tell us what to expect — and what the candidates need to do to win.
Al Gore is taking a rare step in front of the camera to lead his cable network's coverage of the Democratic and Republication National Conventions this summer, The Wrap reports.
Gore will take part in a roundtable panel joined by Viewpoint host (and former New York Governor) Eliot Spitzer, The War Room host (and former Michigan governor) Jennifer Granholm and The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur. California lieutenant governor and....
Former two-term Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm would quite possibly have been on the list for future Presidential candidates — had she been born in the U.S. Instead the Canadian-born Democrat is going on TV. Starting tonight at 9/8c on Current TV, she will host The War Room With Jennifer Granholm, a live political show based in San Francisco. Her first guests: consumer advocate and Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. TV Guide Magazine caught up with Granholm to find out what battles The War Room will pick.
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15. Orange You Glad You Did This? Award: Now that Anderson Cooper has come out of the closet about his admiration for Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, it's only fitting that they go out on a proper date. On his new daytime talk show, the Jersey Shore star takes Cooper for his first spray tan. "I had no idea that Mr. Anderstand had muscles," Snooki says, as a sheepish, shirtless Cooper undergoes the process. "So when he took off his shirt, he had, like, a huge peanut muscle. Cool." Cooper, at least, seems pleased with the results: "Wow! I've never had a tan line like that." Does anyone...
Former MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann is coming back to prime time on Current TV.
Olbermann will host a new nightly news and commentary show in a deal will make him an equity partner in Current Media, the parent company of the channel which reaches 60 million homes in the U.S. He will also have the title of chief news officer and look to develop other news and talk shows for the network which mostly carries unscripted and documentary programming.
Jesse James and Sandra Bullock
2010 may just go down as the year of shocking celebrity breakups. First, there was Sandra Bullock's divorce from Jesse James. Then Courteney Cox and David Arquette announced their separation. And now, Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds have called it quits.
Look back at our list of some of the most surprising splits of the year, and tell us which breakup floored you the most.
New Oscar winner Sandra Bullock filed for divorce from Jesse James shortly after several women — namely tattoo model Michelle "Bombshell" McGee — claimed to have had affairs with the Monster Garage star. Bullock and James had been married since 2005.
Melissa and Tammy Etheridge separated after...
Former Vice President Al Gore has been cleared of allegations that he made unwanted advances towards a masseuse in a Portland, Oregon hotel in 2006, according to ABC News.
VIDEO: Al Gore cleared in sex assault case
Multnomah County prosecutors said there was no basis for prosecution following a four-week investigation.
Senior Deputy District Attorney Don Rees cited "contradictory evidence, conflicting witness statements, credibility issues, lack of ...