Accuracy in Media

CNN Programming Revamp Hits a Speed Bump

New CNN boss Jeff Zucker’s plan to revamp the network’s morning lineup hit a speed bump last week with the revelation that Erin Burnett doesn’t want to make the switch from primetime unless the network coughs up more money. According to the New York Post’s Page Six, that has sent Zucker looking for another host, with […]

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Viewers Flee CNN As Network Ratings Hit a 20-Year Low

Following a month in which it experienced its lowest daytime ratings in more than a decade, CNN hit a 20-year primetime ratings low in May. This wasn’t totally unexpected, as CNN had recorded its worst weekly ratings in two decades earlier in the month. Still, the numbers were disastrous, with CNN attracting the lowest monthly […]

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Erin Burnett’s “Out Front” is In Back

After just seven months, Erin Burnett, who was hired away from CNBC by CNN with much hoopla, has failed to meet expectations, much less the ratings of her predecessors. Burnett’s show, Out Front, was launched in October, replacing the low-rated John King, USA. The show is a departure for Burnett who was known for her […]

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November 2016

11/2/2016 - CNN Tops Fox News in Younger Viewers for the First Time in 15 Years

March 2013

3/5/2013 - CNN Programming Revamp Hits a Speed Bump

December 2012

12/12/2012 - Curry News Network? CNN’s Zucker Reportedly Wants to Hire Former NBC ‘Today’ Host Ann Curry

12/11/2012 - Shake-up Looming at CNN—Zucker Eyes Moving Burnett to Mornings

June 2012

6/3/2012 - Turner CEO Admits That CNN’s Programs Aren’t the Best

May 2012

5/31/2012 - Viewers Flee CNN As Network Ratings Hit a 20-Year Low

5/10/2012 - Erin Burnett’s “Out Front” is In Back

October 2011

10/1/2011 - CNN’s Erin Burnett on Her New Show: “I Won’t Be Studying the Ratings”