Two Anderson Cooper 360° specials, taking a in-depth look into the week's top stories will air on CNN this weekend, beginning Friday, May 10.
Vanished: Anderson Cooper 360° Special is a town hall hosted by CNN's Anderson Cooper which will highlight the frightening numbers of missing persons in America. With John Walsh of America's Most Wanted, this special will feature individual stories of people still looking for loved ones, tell the stories of people who were found and reunited with their families, and feature the everyday heroes who have helped find missing people. Vanished: Anderson Cooper 360° Special will debut at 8:00pm, and encore at 11:00pm and 2:00am. This special will encore on Saturday, May 11 at 8:00pm and 12:00am. All times Eastern.
Murder in the First Degree – Inside the Arias Trial will focus on the now notorious trial that has captured the attention of many viewers across the nation. Now that Jodi Arias has been convicted of first-degree murder of businessman Travis Alexander, this special Anderson Cooper report examines the unusual trial as it enters the sentencing phase. CNN’s Randi Kaye reviews the case and interviews legal experts – including HLN anchor Vinnie Politan – who parse the testimony and the evidence in the now-notorious “break-up murder” trial that has riveted court watchers and television viewers for months. Murder in the First Degree – Inside the Arias Trial will air at 10:00pm and 1:00am. This special will encore on Saturday, May 11 at 9:00pm and 1:00am. All times Eastern.
2013 Telecast To Celebrate America’s Favorite Daytime Programming including Talk, Food, Children’s, Courtroom, Game Shows and Daytime Dramas
HLN returns as the host network of the annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards show, now in its 40th year, presented live from The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 16, 8-10 p.m., ET/PT, it was announced by Scot Safon, Executive Vice President & General Manager, HLN, and Malachy Wienges, Chairman, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
“Last year, HLN’s first-ever presentation of the Daytime Emmy® Awards was the #1 most-watched, regularly-scheduled non-news broadcast in the network’s history, and received terrific viewer feedback both on-air and online. Our audiences thanked us for tapping into that vital part of American pop culture,” said Safon. “HLN is the news channel that focuses on stories at the forefront of the American conversation, and daytime programming often tackles those same themes and stories. We are so happy to again present the program that honors the best work in daytime.” FULL POST
**Kick off: Thursday 7 February at 1700 GMT/1800 CET**
CNN Football Club is a new weekly, half-hour football debate show coming to CNN International, hosted by CNN’s Pedro Pinto.
Each week, the sport’s most famous faces will join Pinto to discuss the hottest topics generated by the UEFA Champions League, the world’s premier club competition.
**The first show will see Stoke City’s former Liverpool, Manchester United, Real Madrid and England striker Michael Owen joining the CNNFC team in the studio.** FULL POST
Turner Sports and CNN to Produce Kickoff Special Live from New Orleans, Host City of Super Bowl XLVII on Saturday, Feb. 2;
Daily Bleacher Report Sports Updates to Debut on CNN and HLN Tuesday, Feb. 5
Turner Sports and CNN will partner to produce Bleacher Report branded sports programming including long-form specials and daily sports updates that will air on CNN and HLN, it was announced today by Lenny Daniels, executive vice president/chief operating officer for Turner Sports, and Ken Jautz, executive vice president, CNN/U.S.
Live two-hour weekday show to cover day’s top news stories through a parental lens
Launching Monday, Feb. 4, HLN anchor Kyra Phillips hosts a two-hour daily show that covers the nation’s major news stories and explores their impact on American families. Raising America with Kyra Phillips examines topical issues that relate to home, children and today’s modern families, and draws viewer engagement through social media and interactive online posts.
As it covers the daily news scene, Raising America will go deeper on topics that hit home for parents, including childhood obesity, safety in our schools and teens oversharing on social media to their future detriment. Contributors to the program include some of the most intriguing and popular bloggers speaking to parents today, such as Heather Armstrong, Charlie Capen, Jill Smokler, Tom Matlack and Krystel Spell, among many others.
Raising America with Kyra Phillips airs on HLN weekdays from noon to 2p.m. (ET).
“This show is the perfect intersection of my professional and personal lives,” said Phillips. “Never before have I been both a journalist and a mother in the chair at the same time and I am looking forward to the discussions from the community we are building around this show. It’s such an important and dynamic time in American history and we want to capture that.”
“Kyra Phillips’ award-winning reporting has always taken you to the frontlines of the news,” said Scot Safon, HLN GM and EVP. “And she approaches her reporting with a mix of fearlessness, intelligence and curiosity. These are the same qualities you need to take on parenting in America these days. Kyra and the Raising America team will focus, spotlight and advance the conversation that parents are having about the news every day.”
The Raising America with Kyra Phillips digital site, officially launching with the show, will be the connection point for the news and information being discussed each day on the show. The site is the newest section of HLNtv.com, HLN’s fast-growing digital home.
HLN is the national television network that focuses on the “must-see, must-share” stories of the day. Drawing upon the network’s deep bench of talent, HLN dissects and demystifies the news stories and newsmakers people are talking about. HLNtv.com is the online destination for users to go deeper into the top stories driving the conversation and generating the national buzz. HLN is a CNN Worldwide network reaching more than 100 million households in the U.S. CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is the most trusted source for news and information.
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'American Journey' to Premiere on HLN on January 12
10 Episode Series Reveals Power of American Spirit by Spotlighting Today’s Pioneers
Ty Pennington (star of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) has been named host of HLN’s monthly half-hour news seriesAmerican Journeypremiering Saturday, January 12, it was announced by Scot Safon, executive vice president & general manager HLN. Sponsored by Chevrolet, each monthly installment of the 10-episode series will be presented four times a month during weekend prime. The first edition kicks off Saturday, January 12, 8-8:30 p.m. ET, with an encore the following day (Sunday, 8 p.m. ET).
American Journey covers stories of individuals and communities who have found inventive and surprising ways to address today's challenges by applying the lessons of American pioneers. Hosted by Pennington, the series will follow these fascinating people (part of a growing subculture of entrepreneurs and creative thinkers) as they attempt to re-invent America. FULL POST
A seven year old Bangladeshi boy was viciously attacked, castrated and left for dead, allegedly by a criminal gang in Dhaka after he refused to be forced into begging. The latest CNN Freedom Project documentary, ‘Operation Hope’ chronicles his remarkable journey to recovery against all the odds. FULL POST