In today's increasingly niche media landscape, CNN's Jake Tapper is happy to be a generalist. Starting Monday, the former ABC News White House correspondent anchors a new daily program, The Lead With Jake Tapper, which he promises will be a smart, wide-ranging look at the world. You can expect some of the usual suspects from the Beltway to appear on the Washington-based show. But Tapper also plans to mix in some big names from pop culture and television. Stephen Colbert, Shonda Rhimes, the cast of Mad Men, Jimmy Kimmel, Game of Thrones executive producer David Benioff are all lined up for the first month. The Lead will be closely watched by the TV news industry, as it's the first new CNN show since Jeff Zucker took the helm as president. The Biz recently caught up with Tapper to get a preview.
Soledad O'Brien will soon be giving her alarm clock a rest. The news anchor is leaving CNN's morning show, Starting Point, this spring, The New York Times reports.
O'Brien, 46, will take on a new role at the cable news network and will continue to supply documentaries like her well-known franchise Black in America for CNN. She said on Thursday that she is forming a production company to produce these projects for CNN, as well as other television networks, and is
James Carville and Mary Matalin
Longtime CNN contributors James Carville and Mary Matalin are leaving the network, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The married couple first appeared on CNN as co-hosts of Crossfire, which ran until 2005, before becoming news analysts.
ABC's Chris Cuomo is heading to CNN, the network confirmed Tuesday.
Jake Tapper, ABC News' chief White House correspondent, is leaving the network to become the chief Washington correspondent for CNN, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
Election Day is finally here! And your favorite Tuesday night shows will step aside for wall-to-wall results coverage. Not sure what to watch when? Check out our roundup below to see what the networks have planned (all times Eastern):
As he makes a splashy and controversial start to explore running for president, Donald Trump has been compared to P.T. Barnum. But is the showman really ready to trade in the boardroom on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice — in his words, "a ratings and demographic phenomenon" — for the Oval Office?
We'll find out this month, Trump tells TV Guide Magazine...
Don't count New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie among the fans of MTV's Jersey Shore.
Jersey Shore cast signs on for Season 3
When asked whether the reality show was positive or negative on ABC's This Week (a serious Sunday news show, mind you) he told Jake Tapper the show is negative and "takes a bunch of ...
Christiane Amanpour, who has served as the face of CNN's international coverage for more than two decades, is leaving the cable news network to host ABC News' This Week.