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Fantasy Programming

I know, I know…  Some of what I’m about to list will contradict things I’ve said in the past, but two things to point out: 1) most of this probably won’t happen, and 2) people’s opinions evolve. Monday-Thursday

HLN Friday Schedule Changes

Starting today, every HLN primetime show (JVM, Nancy Grace, and Dr. Drew on Call) is officially airing only on Monday-Thursday. Up until this point, HLN had a live show at 7pm, and at 8pm, there was a taped Nancy Grace Mysteries. (On Call was already only four days a week). […]

Studio 7 is now HLN’s

Come August 1, Brooke Baldwin and Carol Costello will no longer anchor CNN Newsroom from CNN Center in Atlanta. Instead, they will be in New York City. That leaves their beautiful, massive studio vacant. Per FTVLive: HLN (will get) the new, just opened, state-of-the-art Studio 7. … CNN will get […]

News Breaks – Nancy’s on CNN

Last night, on Nancy Grace’s show, she was interviewing the father of Charlie Bothuell when she informed him that his son was actually found alive, in his basement. It was quite a bizarre interview – I actually rewound it twice to make sure I didn’t miss anything (and I didn’t… […]

AJ Hammer has moved on from HLN

AJ Hammer, the erstwhile host of Showbiz Tonight on HLN, is no longer with the news network. It was announced in February 2014 that the show would be canceled, but that AJ would be staying on with HLN as its entertainment anchor. Unfortunately, as with most occasions, that rarely works […]

Vinnie Politan Leaves HLN

Per AJC.com: Vinnie Politan is leaving Atlanta-based HLN July 3 and joining the NBC affiliate 11 Alive as a morning anchor, I’ve learned exclusively. WXIA General Manager John Deushane confirmed the news to me but didn’t have any details. I hear he is expected to join Karyn Greer in the […]