HLN BEATS MSNBC IN TOTAL DAY FOR 15 STRAIGHT MONTHS
“MORNING EXPRESS WITH ROBIN MEADE” RANKS AS THE #2 CABLE MORNING NEWS PROGRAM IN AUGUST AND 2015 TO-DATE
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Many young adults who are plagued with mental illness take to social media to express their pain, often using hashtags like #GiveUp #Cutting and #MakeItGoAway. HLN presents the documentary #RedFlag airing Tuesday, May 5 at 9pm ET to illuminate these cries for help and delve into the use of social media as a powerful tool to identify and help its victims.
Executive Producer Kim Kardashian conceived of the documentary in an effort raise awareness about mental illness among her millennial generation and was inspired by watching the struggles of people she loved.
"I am blessed to be surrounded by family and friends that are loving and nurturing, but not everyone has that kind of support. Twenty-five percent of adults in America will suffer from a mental illness in their lifetime, and many of them turn to social media to vent their depression, loneliness, and isolation," said Kardashian. FULL POST
Four-Episode Series Features Excursions In Pittsburgh, Seattle, Boulder, Co. And Charleston, S.C., Prompted By Twitter Followers
“A great trip is only a hashtag away.” So says Ali Nejad, host of The Daily Share on HLN, and now the channel’s new weekly travel series The Social Life debuting Tuesday, February 24 at 10pm-10:30pm, ET, with a trip to Pittsburgh.
A self-professed travel junkie, sports fan and foodie, who loves to explore new places, Ali seeks off-the-beaten-path sites with the help of his nearly one million Twitter followers’ suggestions. The series uses social media to uncover the food, art, music, and local curiosities that make each city special. FULL POST
Original Content Includes Twitter/Facebook Conversation With Viewers & Celebrity Media Panel, Plus On-Screen Trivia And Commentary Throughout The Film
HLN introduces its new series News and a Movie, an all screens experience launching on the channel, Thursday, February 12, 9pm-12:30pm ET and featuring additional original content on HLNTV.com, Facebook and Twitter. In the series premiere, “Glory,” these platforms will include little-known stories about the making of the film, the real stories behind the Hollywood versions of the characters, and a conversation about the film’s influence on current entertainment.
HLN ended 2014 on a ratings high and is primed for growth in the year ahead as it further evolves to become the all-screens home for the best social news and lifestyle content in the world.
MORNING EXPRESS WITH ROBIN MEADE (MXP) & CNN's NEW DAY TIE FOR 2nd IN MORNING DAYPART FOR THE YEAR
CNN Special Report Airs Tuesday, Dec. 16th at 9pmET/PT
As the year comes to a close, CNN’s Anderson Cooper and HLN’s Robin Meade will take a look back at the inspiring stories of five notable people – some famous, some not – who did extraordinary things in 2014. From the Canadian Sergeant-at-Arms who stopped a gunman to an Ebola nurse to an NBA MVP, the CNN Special Report Extraordinary People will touch on 2014’s most talked about events and the remarkable people behind them.
The hour-long special will also feature CNN Anchor Don Lemon and CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen who sit-down with two of the five extraordinary people profiled, including: FULL POST
HLN Bests MSNBC in Total Day
HLN experienced double-digit growth in total day and prime August 2014 vs. August 2013:
In total day, HLN posted the 2nd biggest increase in both demos (after CNN) amongst all cable news networks, and boasts the same among P2+ in M-Su prime vs. year ago. FULL POST
CNN Special Report: Extraordinary People An hour special with Anderson Cooper and Robin Meade looking back on who was truly extraordinary in 2013. LaDonna Cob, a teacher assistant from Oklahoma who risked her life during a deadly tornado. Carlos Arredondo, an immigrant from Costa Rica who helped save a life after terrorists bombed the Boston Marathon. A New Yorker, Sergio Consuegra stepped into someone else’s fight with a group of New York bikers. Zach Sobiach, a teenager battling cancer who sang his way into our hearts with a poignant song about his death. And Antoniette Tuff, a bookkeeper at a suburban Atlanta school whose unshakable faith and the power of love turned a school shooting around.
CNN Special Report: Extraordinary People airs tonight at 10pm ET on CNN