SEPTEMBER MARKS 19TH STRAIGHT MONTH AT #1 FOR CNN POLITICS
October 27th, 2016
09:59 AM ET

SEPTEMBER MARKS 19TH STRAIGHT MONTH AT #1 FOR CNN POLITICS

Entering the homestretch of the wildest election in history, CNN Politics maintained its position as the nation’s top source for political news and information. In September 2016 CNN Politics swept all competitors in multiplatform unique visitors, multiplatform views, video starts and time spent by users.

#1 Multiplatform Unique Visitors

CNN Politics attracted an audience of 34 million unique visitors across platforms in September 2016 — an increase of 33% over the prior year.

34 mm: CNN Politics

28 mm: HuffPost Politics

20 mm: Politico.com

17 mm: Fox News Politics

14 mm: The Hill

11 mm: MSNBC TV

Source: comScore Multi-Platform Media Metrix, September 2016. Based on News/Information – Politics Category.

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ANDERSON COOPER, KELLY RIPA TO CO-HOST 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF CNN HEROES
October 26th, 2016
09:05 AM ET

ANDERSON COOPER, KELLY RIPA TO CO-HOST 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF CNN HEROES

CNN HEROES: AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE WILL AIR LIVE ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11TH

TOP 10 HEROES OF 2016 REVEALED 

VOTING TO SELECT THE ‘CNN HERO OF THE YEAR’ BEGINS TODAY ON CNNHEROES.COM, TWITTER, AND FACEBOOK MESSENGER

CNN Heroes will mark its ten-year anniversary this year and ABC’s Kelly Ripa will join Anderson Cooper for the first time as co-host. The Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated program celebrates individuals who make extraordinary contributions that help improve the lives of others. The 10th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute will air live this year on Sunday, December 11th at 8pm ET from the iconic American Museum of Natural History in New York City. FULL POST


Topics: CNN
Asahi Kasei Embraces the Future Through Sponsorship of CNN Theme Week 'On Japan'
October 26th, 2016
04:41 AM ET

Asahi Kasei Embraces the Future Through Sponsorship of CNN Theme Week 'On Japan'

In the theme week ‘On Japan’, CNN International’s Tokyo correspondent Will Ripley uncovers the latest Japanese innovations set to revolutionize how we are entertained, travel and compete in the sporting arena.

Starting this week, ‘On Japan’ is accompanied by a partnership between CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) and the Japanese global chemical company, Asahi Kasei. This international campaign is the latest partnership between CNNIC and Asahi Kasei, and spans sponsorship of the five ‘On Japan’ TV segments, a special 30-minute program as well as digital elements. In addition, the multi-platform campaign includes a native ad integration on CNN Digital which includes storytelling around Asahi Kasei’s automotive business. The native solution was produced by Create, CNNIC’s branded content studio. Using CNN AIM (Audience Insight Measurement), the campaign is targeted to increase Asahi Kasei’s brand awareness amongst CNN’s upscale cosmopolitan audience of business decision makers, top managers and a curious, technically interested ‘On Japan’ audience – specifically audiences in Europe, North America and Asia.

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CNN #1 IN CABLE NEWS FOR FOUR STRAIGHT WEEKS IN KEY DEMO 25-54
October 25th, 2016
01:14 PM ET

CNN #1 IN CABLE NEWS FOR FOUR STRAIGHT WEEKS IN KEY DEMO 25-54

MARKING THE FIRST TIME IN 15 YEARS

The cable news television landscape continues to shift with CNN winning another week (October 17-23) in the all-important key demo adults 25-54.  CNN has now topped Fox News and MSNBC for the fourth straight week in Total Day and Primetime among adults 25-54.  This marks the first time in 15 years that CNN has won the demo in these dayparts for four weeks in a row.  (weeks of 9/26/16, 10/3/16, 10/10/16, and 10/17/16). 

Total Day                    Adults 25-54             

CNN                            360k

Fox News                    345k

MSNBC                      243k

(P2+: CNN – 1.087m, FXNC – 1.570m, MSNBC – 960k)

M-Su Prime

CNN                            813k

Fox News                    755k

MSNBC                      484k

(P2+: CNN – 2.222m, FXNC – 3.305m, MSNBC – 1.848m) FULL POST


Topics: Ratings
CNN Politics Presents: “This is America, 2016: Confessions from the campaign trail”
October 25th, 2016
12:37 PM ET

CNN Politics Presents: “This is America, 2016: Confessions from the campaign trail”

For nearly two years, CNN reporters and producers have traveled the country, tracking the presidential candidates and speaking to the people who, on November 8, will send either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump to the White House in 2017.

CNN narrows the focus and gives a glimpse at the lived reality of this raucous political season by examining the stories of our friends and neighbors, who were encouraged to tell theirs, to our reporters and on Instagram, using the #MyVote hashtag.

Explore this feature on CNN.com/Politics.


Topics: 2016 Election • CNN Digital • CNN Politics
PREVIEW: CNN INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME INFORMATION WEEKS 45 & 46
October 25th, 2016
10:50 AM ET

PREVIEW: CNN INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME INFORMATION WEEKS 45 & 46

Culinary Journeys: Sanjeev Kapoor

Thursday 17 November at 0930 GMT / 1030 CET

Friday 18 November at 0430 GMT / 0530 CET

Saturday 19 November at 0530 GMT / 0630 CET and 1630 GMT / 1730 CET

Duration: 30 minutes

This month, ‘Culinary Journeys’ reports from Mumbai, India's richest and most populous city.

For years, wave after wave of immigrants from all over India have travelled to Mumbai bringing their culinary treasures with them. From street-food staples to the gastronomic legacy of the Mughal emperors, Indian cuisine is ancient, rich, and diverse in its culinary customs, ethnic influences, and flavours.

‘Culinary Journeys’ follows acclaimed chef Sanjeev Kapoor (pictured), a culinary master whose television cooking shows have been a guide for many aspiring home cooks. A true ambassador of Indian cuisine and hospitality, the chef takes viewers inside the kaleidoscope of colours, flavours and social gatherings that surround India's five-day festival of lights.

Religions make up a large portion of the cultural fabric of India; all the different regional variations and rituals are reflected in its gastronomy – particularly at times of festivity. Diwali is such a celebration – one that is expressed through the medium of food.

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Leyla Santiago Joins CNN As Mexico City-Based Correspondent
Leyla Santiago at the U.S.-Mexico Border
October 25th, 2016
09:10 AM ET

Leyla Santiago Joins CNN As Mexico City-Based Correspondent

Award winning journalist Leyla Santiago joins CNN as a correspondent based in Mexico City, it was announced today by Terence Burke, senior vice president for national news. She will contribute across CNN’s television and digital platforms, highlighting the relationship between the two countries; Mexico and the United States.

 

“Leyla is an insightful communicator, as evidenced by her range of award winning journalism,” said Burke. “Leyla’s versatile skill set, and her appointment in Mexico City gives us the opportunity for strong and in-depth coverage across CNN’s platforms.” FULL POST


Topics: CNN
CLEAN SWEEP FOR CNN DIGITAL IN SEPTEMBER
October 24th, 2016
04:53 PM ET

CLEAN SWEEP FOR CNN DIGITAL IN SEPTEMBER

TOPS ALL COMPETITORS, 17TH STRAIGHT MONTH AT #1 FOR NEWS VIDEO

CNN Digital continued its streak as the nation’s top news destination in September 2016. It outpaced all news and information competitors with more multiplatform unique visitors, mobile unique visitors, multiplatform views, and video starts than any other news outlet and reached its 17th straight month as the top destination for digital news video.

#1 IN MULTIPLATFORM UNIQUE VISITORS

More than 107 million unique multiplatform visitors reached CNN Digital in September 2016 – an increase of +28% versus the prior year and +6% versus the prior month. CNN outpaced second place Yahoo News by 12 million unique visitors across platforms and third place New York Times by 18 million.

CNN: 107 Million Unique Visitors

  • Yahoo News – 95 million uniques
  • The New York Times – 89 million uniques
  • HuffingtonPost.com – 88 million uniques
  • WashingtonPost.com – 83 million uniques
  • BuzzFeed.com – 73 million uniques

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CNN Politics Presents: "Girls on the Bus"
October 24th, 2016
09:43 AM ET

CNN Politics Presents: "Girls on the Bus"

During the 1972 election, Timothy Crouse penned “The Boys on the Bus” – a book that introduced us to the gritty (mostly male) journalists on the campaign trail.  Over four decades later, the daily grind of election may be the same, but the faces have certainly changed.  

Hear from CNN’s top political team Dana Bash, Gloria Borger, Ashley Killough, Sara Murray, Maeve Reston, S.E. Cupp and more as they explore their experiences — both at work and home — covering the 2016 election.

Meet CNN’s “Girls on the Bus” at CNN.com/girlsonthebus  


Topics: 2016 Election • CNN Digital • CNN Politics
CNN International Adds Cyril Vanier to Atlanta Lineup
October 20th, 2016
02:43 PM ET

CNN International Adds Cyril Vanier to Atlanta Lineup

Cyril Vanier is joining CNN International as an Atlanta-based anchor, it was announced today by Mike McCarthy, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CNN International. He will anchor Europe morning editions of CNN Newsroom starting this Friday.

Vanier comes to CNNI from France 24, where he was most recently an anchor and international affairs editor in Paris. In addition to anchoring the network’s flagship shows, he also reported on major breaking news stories across the Middle East and Africa – Tunisia, Mali, Afghanistan and Libya – as well as France, where he covered the terror attacks at Charlie Hebdo and the Bataclan concert hall.

McCarthy said: “We’re pleased to welcome Cyril to CNN International. His extensive field experience across Europe, Africa and the Middle East together with his versatility as a journalist will enhance our programming and network as a whole."

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