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  1. CNN's Jeff Zucker: Larry King/Piers Morgan-Style Interview Shows 'No Longer Viable'

    11:51 am 4/10/2014

    "There are just too many outlets with not enough big gets for a pure talk show to thrive any longer," said the CNN Worldwide president in introducing a slate of original series and films for the 9 p.m. slot previously occupied by the two hosts. Read more

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  2. CNN Announces Primetime Lineup, New Shows With Mike Rowe, Lisa Ling, John Walsh

    8:37 am 4/10/2014

    The 9 p.m. hour will move away from talk, while CNN will debut a one-hour news program at 10 p.m.Read more

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  3. Morgan Spurlock Previews 'Morgan Spurlock Inside Man' Season Two: A Lot More Travel and Living Out of a Bag (Q&A)

    11:43 pm 4/6/2014

    The filmmaker talks to THR about his partnership with CNN and what struck him while filming: "There was a time when we put astronauts and rock stars on the cover of magazines. Instead, it's people who come out of reality shows or who make a sex tape."Read more

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  4. What CNN Sacrificed for Missing-Plane Ratings (Guest Column)

    5:00 am 4/3/2014

    Wall-to-wall coverage, ridiculous theories: An analyst on how Jeff Zucker replaced news with "the pseudo-fictions of reality TV."Read more

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  5. Ben Sherwood Reveals How He Scored Disney's Top TV Job, Talks Paul Lee, ABC News Successor (Q&A)

    12:50 pm 3/24/2014

    Sherwood spoke with THR about his immediate plans for ABC and ABC News, what he learned from his college friend Jeff Zucker, a contract standoff with "GMA" anchor Josh Elliott and which shows he'd poach from other networks. Read more

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  6. Piers Morgan Says CNN Show Has Been Canceled

    4:39 pm 2/23/2014

    Morgan, the successor to Larry King at the 9 p.m. hour, told The New York Times that network president Jeff Zucker made the decision to end "Piers Morgan Live."Read more

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  7. HLN's Surprising New Slate: Game Shows, Viral Videos and a #FOMO App (Exclusive)

    3:32 pm 2/18/2014

    The cable news network that is home to Nancy Grace undertakes a major rebrand.Read more

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  8. HLN Chief Albie Hecht Says He's Done Canceling Shows, Wants 'Daily Show'-Esque Program (Q&A)

    8:07 pm 2/17/2014

    The former MTV executive says he is now rebuilding the cable news network known for sensational trials into a destination for the social media generation. "It's not about presenting the news," he says, "it's being part of the conversation."Read more

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  9. HLN Rebrands to Target 'Social Media Generation'

    7:37 am 2/10/2014

    Under new chief Albie Hecht, the cable news network will shift its focus to trending news, viral events and emerging social media stars.Read more

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  10. HLN Cancels 'Showbiz Tonight'

    9:13 am 2/3/2014

    Show host A.J. Hammer will remain at the network to cover entertainment news.Read more

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