Connect with us

News Television

Meghan McCain Calls for CNN to Fire Chris Cuomo

CNN suspended the host indefinitely, but some, like McCain, want the network to take an extra step.

Eduardo Razo

Published

on

There’s plenty of criticism coming towards CNN’s Chris Cuomo following the fallout from the allegations that the anchor worked to defend his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, during his sexual harassment scandal.

CNN suspended the host indefinitely, but some, like Meghan McCain, want the network to take an extra step. In an op-ed piece for the Daily Mail, McCain called for CNN to fire Cuomo, stating that he’s “unfit” for the job.

“Seriously, what does Chris Cuomo know about Jeff Zucker that is so compromising that Jeff doesn’t want the American public to know?” she wrote. 

“At this point, I can’t come up with any other reason why Chris Cuomo has kept his job as a primetime anchor at CNN. For too long, Chris Cuomo has been given a pass by the media where others wouldn’t.”

CNN stated that it would administer a “thorough review” of the new documents released by the New York Attorney General’s office to learn the range of Cuomo’s involvement.

“The question I present to CNN and their stockholders is this, in an era where public trust in the media is at historic lows, how can you ethically and in good faith continue to employ a man who is little more than a mouthpiece for his brother and the Democratic party?” McCain wrote.

“We will be having conversations and seeking additional clarity about their significance as they relate to CNN over the next several days.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement

News Television

Former TV Executive John Severino Dies At 85

He served as the Vice President and General Manager of WLS-TV in Chicago, as well as with ABC in Los Angeles and New York.

Published

on

Former television news executive John Severino has died. He was 85.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Severino died at his home in Los Angeles Wednesday.
Credited with creating the “Eyewitness News” format, he served as the Vice President and General Manager of WLS-TV in Chicago, as well as with ABC in Los Angeles and New York.

Later, he was the President of the television station division of CBS, where he had oversight of each of the network’s owned and operated stations.

He also worked with Prime Ticket — the cable outlet created by Lakers owner Jerry Buss in the mid-1980s — which aired Los Angeles Lakers and Kings games.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sally, his sons Mark and David, eight grandchildren, and brother Larry.

Continue Reading

News Television

Eric Bolling: Fox News Turned Their Back on Donald Trump

Bolling raised the possibility on his show that Fox News has turned its back on former President Donald Trump.

Ryan Hedrick

Published

on

Even though the 2024 U.S. Presidential Election is more than two years away, some cable news channels seem to align themselves with their favorite candidate.

On Tuesday, Newsmax TV host Eric Bolling raised the possibility that Fox News has turned its back on former President Donald Trump. His statement came after a picture surfaced showing FNC host Tucker Carlson enjoying a laugh with Trump at his golf course in New Jersey.

“The Balance” host asked his viewers to caption the photo while surmising what Trump and Carlson were laughing over.

“We’ve all seen the trend,” Bolling stated. “Remember that highly produced Fox News package clearly showing only pro-Ron DeSantis supporters while highlighting anti-Trumpers?”

Bolling suggested “something” is going on at Fox News and said that the anti-Trump sentiment is easy to detect.

“In other words, folks, things are not always what they seem to be.” 

Continue Reading

News Television

NBC Launching Daily Daytime News Show Starting in September

NBC News anchors Kate Snow, Aaron Gilchrist, Vicky Nguyen, and Morgan Radford will lead the new daily hour-long program this fall.

Eduardo Razo

Published

on

NBC is transitioning its 57-year daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” as it moves over permanently to Peacock and filling the time slot on the channel will be more news. 

TV Newser relayed the information on Wednesday that the soap will be replaced by a new midday news show named NBC News Daily beginning on Sep. 12. 

“This programming shift benefits both Peacock and NBC and is reflective of our broader strategy to utilize our portfolio to maximize reach and strengthen engagement with viewers,” NBCU TV and streaming chairman Mark Lazarus said in a statement. 

“With a large percentage of the ‘Days of Our Lives’ audience already watching digitally, this move enables us to build the show’s loyal fanbase on streaming while simultaneously bolstering the network daytime offering with an urgent, live programming opportunity for partners and consumers.”

NBC News anchors Kate Snow, Aaron Gilchrist, Vicky Nguyen, and Morgan Radford will lead the new daily hour-long program this fall. NBC Daily News promises to deliver viewers up-to-the-minute national and international news.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Barrett Media Writers

Copyright © 2021 Barrett Media.