CNN To Host Debate Night: Democratic Leadership Debate on Feb. 22
February 17th, 2017
04:18 PM ET

CNN To Host Debate Night: Democratic Leadership Debate on Feb. 22

Dana Bash and Chris Cuomo Moderate Debate with Democratic National Committee Chair Candidates

CNN will host Debate Night: Democratic Leadership Debate with candidates for chair of the Democratic National Committee at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash and New Day anchor Chris Cuomo will moderate the primetime event live from the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia just days before the Democratic Party chooses a new national leader. The candidates will debate their visions and strategies for the 2018 midterm elections, how to rebuild the Democratic Party and the role of the DNC under the Trump administration.

The live event will air on CNN, CNN en Español, CNN International, CNNgo, Westwood One Radio Network and on CNN Channel 116 on Sirius XM.

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CNN Politics brings you COVER/LINE
February 17th, 2017
01:19 PM ET

CNN Politics brings you COVER/LINE

CNN Politics announced today the debut of COVER/LINE, your way to experience politics like Washington does – behind the scenes when the mics are turned off, by CNN’s Kate Bennett and Hunter Schwarz. COVER/LINE will not only be your new favorite lunch date, providing you with a daily dose of politics meets pop culture, it will also bring you a weekly podcast and Instagram updates.

With Bennett’s background in fashion and lifestyle, and Schwarz’s background in entertainment, COVER/LINE offers a unique take on traditional political news by covering Washington through the lens of culture and entertainment, brought to you on three different platforms.

Catch COVER/LINE’s first issue launching on February 21, and listen to their podcast weekly starting on February 24, at CNN.com/podcast, as well as iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or your favorite podcast app.

Subscribe here and follow COVER/LINE:
CNN.com/Coverline
@CNNCoverline

'The Messy Truth' Hosted by Van Jones to Return to CNN on Jan. 11 and Jan. 25
January 5th, 2017
11:25 AM ET

'The Messy Truth' Hosted by Van Jones to Return to CNN on Jan. 11 and Jan. 25

Primetime Town Halls to Air Live at 9pmET

The Messy Truth, a Town Hall hosted by CNN Political Commentator Van Jones, will return to CNN for two nights, on Wednesday, Jan. 11 and Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 9pmET.

On Jan. 11, Jones will moderate conversations with Americans to reflect on President Obama’s legacy and look ahead to the Trump Presidential Inauguration.  Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and former Republican Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina will also join the conversation and take questions from the audience.

The Town Halls will air on CNN, CNN International and will be live-steamed online and across mobile via CNNgo and CNN SiriusXM channel 116.

The Messy Truth will also be available On Demand the day after the linear premiere on cable VOD and on CNNgo via iPad, Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire, and desktop at www.cnn.com/go.

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CNN TO HOST TOWN HALL WITH HOUSE SPEAKER PAUL RYAN
January 3rd, 2017
04:37 PM ET

CNN TO HOST TOWN HALL WITH HOUSE SPEAKER PAUL RYAN

PRIMETIME EVENT WILL BE MODERATED BY CNN ANCHOR JAKE TAPPER ON THURSDAY, JAN. 12 AT 9PM ET

CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper will sit down with House Speaker Paul Ryan for a primetime Town Hall on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 9 p.m. ET live from George Washington University.

Just one week before President-elect Trump’s Inauguration, Speaker Ryan will discuss the House Republican's “Better Way” agenda for the new administration and field questions from audience members regarding the GOP’s strategy for the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency.

The one-hour event will air on CNN, CNN International, and will be live-steamed online and across mobile via CNNgo and CNN SiriusXM channel 116.

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EMPIRE STATE BUILDING TEAMS WITH CNN, INSTAGRAM AND CA TECHNOLOGIES FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED ELECTION NIGHT ACTIVATION
Credit: Vincent Laforet for CNN
November 8th, 2016
08:34 PM ET

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING TEAMS WITH CNN, INSTAGRAM AND CA TECHNOLOGIES FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED ELECTION NIGHT ACTIVATION

2016 ELECTION RESULTS, PHOTOGRAPHY AND MOVING IMAGES PROJECTED ONTO SOUTH FAÇADE OF NYC’S ICONIC TOWER

CNN, Instagram, and CA Technologies, in an exclusive partnership with the Empire State Building (ESB), are bringing to the New York City skyline a breathtaking display of photography, real-time election results, maps, voter mosaics and animations to commemorate one of the nation’s most significant elections. The projection on New York’s most iconic landmark begins at 8PM ET tonight — November 8, 2016 – and will continue throughout the evening, ultimately calling the race for a new President of the United States of America.   

 The ESB activation, produced by Obscura Digital, is the final stop and grand finale of the #MyVote nationwide tour – a partnership between CNN, Instagram, Facebook and CA Technologies.  

The projections will feature Instagram images uploaded by voters from around the nation using the #MyVote hashtag. #MyVote projections will also be featured at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. and Miracle Mile in Las Vegas. Additionally, as part of the #MyVote tour, the Coit Tower in San Francisco will be lit up in either red or blue lights symbolizing the state’s choice for America’s next president.

Projections on ESB, and other national landmarks, will be featured on CNN and across both CNN and ESB’s digital platforms as part of Election Night in America coverage. To catch a real-life view of this incredible display, visit the Empire State Building tonight where street teams are handing out commemorative frames at Madison Square Park.

Follow @CNN, @CNNPolitics and @EmpireStateBldg on Instagram and Facebook and Facebook Live. And of course, watch live election coverage, including the ESB projections, on CNN TV, CNN.com and through CNN’s mobile apps.

Photos available by request, and embeddable via CNN and Empire State Building’s Instagram accounts.

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Press Contacts:
Matt Dornic, Matt.Dornic@turner.com
Emily Kuhn, Emily.Kuhn@turner.com

CNN TO LIVE STREAM ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE
November 7th, 2016
11:47 AM ET

CNN TO LIVE STREAM ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE

CNN’s Election Night in America coverage will be streamed live in its entirety to CNN.com’s homepage and across mobile devices via CNN's apps for iOS and Android, from 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. ET starting Election Day, November 8, 2016.

The unrestricted live stream will add to CNN Digital’s unique election experiences across every digital platform and property as reporters and analysts from the nation’s top team in politics outline the road to 270. Real-time results and exit polls for Presidential, Senate, House, and Gubernatorial races, as well as ballot measures on the state, district and county level, will be published to the CNN Election Center at CNN.com/Results.

CNN to Deliver 24-Hour, Cross-Platform Coverage for Election Night in America 2016
November 3rd, 2016
01:05 PM ET

CNN to Deliver 24-Hour, Cross-Platform Coverage for Election Night in America 2016

CNN TO DELIVER 24-HOUR, CROSS-PLATFORM COVERAGE FOR ELECTION NIGHT IN AMERICA 2016

ANCHORS WOLF BLITZER, JAKE TAPPER, DANA BASH AND ANDERSON COOPER TO HOST SPECIAL COVERAGE FROM CNN ELECTION CENTER IN WASHINGTON

CNN TO LIVE STREAM ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE

 

NOV. 3, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) – On Election Day, CNN will provide viewers with 24-hours of comprehensive coverage and up-to-the-minute election results from this historic presidential race and key state races across the country. The network’s team of anchors, correspondents, analysts, reporters and commentators will be live beginning at midnight on Election Day and reporting from across the country ramping up with CNN’s special Election Night in America coverage at 4 p.m. ET.

The network will offer viewers unprecedented access to the latest happenings and first reactions from across the country with more than 25 correspondents, analysts and reporters live from voting sites in key swing states, viewing parties, and respective campaign headquarters.

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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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CNN To Live Stream The Vice Presidential Debate on CNN.com
October 3rd, 2016
11:01 AM ET

CNN To Live Stream The Vice Presidential Debate on CNN.com

CNN will live stream the vice presidential debate on CNN.com’s homepage, across mobile devices and via apps on iOS and Android, starting at 8:00pm ET. The live stream will add to CNN Politics' live coverage and analysis including updates from CNN’s Reality Check team.

CNN Politics: #1 For 18 Months
September 30th, 2016
09:04 AM ET

CNN Politics: #1 For 18 Months

August marked CNN Politics's 18th month as the number one digital source for political news and information.  CNN Politics swept all competitors in multiplatform unique visitors, mobile unique visitors, multiplatform views, video starts and time spent.

In August, CNN Politics saw: 

#1 Multiplatform Unique Visitors

Nearly doubling the audience of every other competitor, CNN Politics attracted an audience of 40 million unique visitors across platforms in August 2016 — an increase of 87% over the prior year.

40 mm: CNN Politics

  • 22 mm: HuffPost Politics
  • 18 mm: Politico.com
  • 15 mm: Fox News Politics
  • 12 mm: The Hill
  • 11 mm: MSNBC TV

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

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