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
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.
CNN is getting some more conservative ballast in the form of Republican strategist Mary Matalin.
The cable network, which some conservatives accuse of liberal bias — neo-con quips have called it the Clinton News Network or Communist News Network — says Matalin will appear on several of its shows as a political contributor.
Lifetime has ordered six half-hour episodes of Election, a reality series pitting husband-and-wife political consultants James Carville and Mary Matalin against each other. The couple act as campaign managers in an election for student-body president at a Washington, D.C., high school. Tracy Flick stills gets my vote.