Accuracy in Media

Gore Ready to Cash Out of Current TV

Current TV, which is best known for its association with Al Gore, announced on Friday that its owners are considering putting it up for sale. According to reports in the New York Post and Reuters, Current CEO Joel Hyatt issued a statement about a potential sale. “Current has been approached many times by media companies […]

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Spitzer Sputters In Current TV Debut

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who made his debut Friday night on Current TV after the firing of Keith Olbermann, failed to capture viewer interest as his ratings plunged from what Olbermann had been attracting on the network. Spitzer drew just 47,000 total viewers, with a paltry 10,000 in the key A25-54 demo, down […]

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That was Fast–Olbermann Era Over at Current TV

Current TV, which hired Keith Olbermann with great fanfare last year after his firing by MSNBC, decided on Friday that they too had had enough of the volatile anchor and sent him into the ranks of the unemployed. The network, which was co-founded by Al Gore, thought that they had scored a major coup when […]

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CNN’s Prime Time Woes Continue

CNN, which has struggled for years to field a competitive program in the 8 p.m. prime time slot, has managed to dig itself a deeper hole with the recent move of Anderson Cooper 360 into the coveted slot. The initial ratings for Cooper’s program were actually worse than that of  the Eliot Spitzer ratings-laggard, In the Arena, […]

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MSNBC Looking to Sharpton to Boost Ratings

Cenk Uygur’s days as an MSNBC host appear to be numbered as the network is reportedly eager to replace him with Al Sharpton. Sharpton has been filling in for Uygur for the past three weeks and the ratings have increased enough during this time that the network is ready to make the switch. Since Uygur […]

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CNN Revamps Lineup—Spitzer Out

CNN today removed one of the last vestiges of former CNN president Jonathan Klein with the canceling today of former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s show, “In the Arena,” after only nine months on the air. Spitzer, who was paired last year by Klein with conservative columnist Kathleen Parker in a show that failed both in terms of on-screen […]

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CNN’s Spitzer Mum on Schwarzenegger Scandal

Eliot Spitzer, who stepped down as the governor of New York in 2008 after it was a revealed he was a customer of a prostitution ring, managed to avoid any mention of  fellow former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “love child” sex scandal on his television show this week. According to Dylan Stableford of The Wrap, Spitzer […]

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July 2013

7/10/2013 - Disgraced NY politician Eliot Spitzer to run against…former madam

October 2012

10/29/2012 - Gore Ready to Cash Out of Current TV

May 2012

5/30/2012 - Washington Post Debunks Claim That Obama Isn’t a Big Spender [VIDEO]

April 2012

4/25/2012 - Eliot Spitzer on “Viewpoint” Ratings: “My Mom’s Happy”

4/3/2012 - Spitzer Sputters In Current TV Debut

4/2/2012 - That was Fast–Olbermann Era Over at Current TV

August 2011

8/17/2011 - CNN’s Prime Time Woes Continue

July 2011

7/19/2011 - MSNBC Looking to Sharpton to Boost Ratings

7/6/2011 - CNN Revamps Lineup—Spitzer Out

May 2011

5/19/2011 - CNN’s Spitzer Mum on Schwarzenegger Scandal

5/18/2011 - CNN Omits Spitzer From Sex Scandal Story

April 2011

4/23/2011 - Spitzer Still Sputtering

March 2011

3/6/2011 - Spitzer Sputters “In The Arena”

February 2011

2/25/2011 - Spitzer Ready to Go Solo at CNN

January 2011

1/10/2011 - Parker Spitzer’s Days Are Numbered