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CNN 2.0: Reality TV, Late-Night Talk Shows

Network seeks stars in Anthony Bourdain mold

(Newser) - With CNN boss Jim Walton preparing to exit , the news network is going to look very different in a matter of months. As CNN preps a serious facelift, on the table are five reality shows on Saturday and Sunday nights, as well as a new show with celeb chef Anthony... More »

CNN Chief Walton Quits

Move comes amid sinking ratings

(Newser) - CNN chief Jim Walton is resigning, saying the company needs new leadership at a time its flagship US network is suffering through some of its poorest ratings ever. Walton built the company into a profitable international news organization in his 10 years as president of CNN Worldwide and said it... More »

CNN, in Comeback, Tops Fox, Boosts Profits

Exec Walton has overseen ratings comeback, doubled profits at cable icon

(Newser) - Five years after CNN’s fortunes were so low that Time Warner considered selling it, the cable news icon topped Fox News among 25- to 54-year-old viewers for the first month since 2001. The upstarts had CNN running scared for several years, but a new president has streamlined management, increased... More »

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