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HLN Announces Nightly News Program, Social Media-Centric Development Slate

The upfront announcement comes two months after the network rebranded with the aim to become "the first TV home for the social media generation."

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

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

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

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…

HLN Rebrands to Target ‘Social Media Generation’

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

HLN Cancels ‘Showbiz Tonight’

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

HLN’s Ryan Smith Heads to ABC News

The anchor, whose "Evening Express" was recently canceled, also will be contributing legal analysis to ESPN.

HLN Chief Albie Hecht Hires Three to Lead Network’s Transformation

Former BET news and public affairs executive Keith Brown will have oversight of programming, newsgathering and on-air talent.

Dr. Drew Reveals Prostate Cancer Battle: ‘Without Surgery, I Would Have Died’ (Q&A)

The HLN host talks to THR about the painful procedure, how he broke the news to his family and whether he's changed his mind on medical marijuana.

New HLN Exec Albie Hecht Barred From Making Political Donations

A network spokesperson says Hecht, who's donated $35,550 to Democratic efforts over the past 15 years, must abide by company rules forbidding monetary involvement in political causes.

Albie Hecht Named Head of HLN

The MTV Networks veteran will be based in New York and report to CNN Worldwide chief Jeff Zucker.

George Zimmerman Verdict: Where Cable News Saw Its Biggest Gains

A late-night verdict, exclusives with key players and wall-to-wall coverage (for some) bring in viewership highs and numbers far north of May's Jodi Arias trial.

TV Ratings: MSNBC Suffers Worst Quarter Since 2007, Piers Morgan Drops on CNN

A surge of breaking news -- the Boston Marathon bombing, Oklahoma tornadoes, the Jodi Arias trial -- brings a new (distant) runner-up to Fox News Channel, but the cable networks end the first half of…