HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell has just been canceled, effectively immediately. Forensic Files will air in its place tonight.
Jane will be leaving the network.
TVNewser has the details:
Breaking: Jane Velez Mitchell‘s nightly HLN show has been canceled, part of deep cuts at CNN today. Velez Mitchell will be leaving the network, as will the staff of the show. In all about 15 staffers, we’ve learned.
Velez Mitchell was a contributor to the network even before she got her own show which launched 6 years ago this week. Velez Mitchell was thrust onto the HLN schedule Oct. 17, 2006, when Glenn Beck abruptly departed for Fox News Channel.
As it turns out, Velez Mitchell’s final episode last night finished as the No. 1 HLN primetime show in the demo Monday, even beating Chris Matthews on MSNBC. “Forensic Files” will air at 7pmET tonight.