Ana Cabrera has been named anchor of CNN’s weekend prime time programming effective immediately, CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker announced today. Cabrera will anchor CNN Newsroom from New York on Saturdays from 3-6pm ET and 7-9pm ET, and Sundays from 5-8pm ET.
Cabrera joined CNN as a correspondent in 2013, based on Denver. Most recently she was part of the CNN Investigative team that revealed systemic failures in reporting, investigating and tracking alleged sexual abuse at elderly living facilities. She has covered the unrest in Ferguson following the shooting of Michael Brown. Cabrera landed an exclusive interview with the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney while the grand jury was hearing the case and the Police Chief following his long awaited public apology. She also did extensive enterprise reporting on the marijuana legalization movement, exploring everything from the economic impact, to regulatory issues, to health concerns. Her pesticide investigation resulted in the recall of thousands of pot products in Colorado.
Cabrera succeeds Poppy Harlow who now co-hosts CNN Newsroom weekdays and before that, Don Lemon who currently anchors CNN Tonight with Don Lemon in prime time. FULL POST
CNN’s coverage of President Trump's Address to Congress and the Democratic response will be streamed live in its entirety to CNN.com’s homepage and across mobile devices via CNN's apps for iOS and Android, starting at 8:00pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, running through midnight.
New documentary makes global broadcast premiere Monday, March 13 at 9:00pmET on CNN/U.S. and CNN International
What is the true nature of the relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin – and, what are the implications of their relationship for America and the world? CNN’s Fareed Zakaria searches for answers to these essential questions in ‘The MOST POWERFUL MAN IN THE WORLD.’ The one-hour documentary simulcasts Monday, March 13 at 9:00pm on CNN/U.S. and CNN International, and then replays on CNN/U.S. at 12:00am. Both times Eastern.
Putin is subject to neither a legislature nor a court, and there is little free press in Russia. Reared in Soviet poverty, Putin served as a KGB officer in East Germany before maneuvering his rapid rise from deputy mayor of St. Petersburg to president of post-Soviet Russia. FULL POST
CNN has reimagined mobile news, unveiling a brand new app rebuilt for speed, simplicity, in-depth storytelling and a focused, first-in-class video experience.
CNN’s 24/7 worldwide multimedia reporting will be updated constantly throughout the day, allowing users to experience the world of breaking news through in-depth stories, photo galleries and news video from every corner of the globe.
Featuring enhanced live streaming capabilities, the CNN app now allows users in the U.S. to watch live CNN, CNN International or HLN television, anytime, anywhere through CNNgo. After the first 10 minutes of viewing live television every day, users will be prompted to log in with their satellite or cable provider information for unlimited viewing. Digital only live feeds are also featured in the app.
On-demand content is also available from a library of more than 100 hours of programming from CNN news programs like “Anderson Cooper 360,” CNN Original Series like “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” and award-winning CNN Films.
The new app features custom alert settings, allowing app users to select the frequency they’d like to receive breaking news alerts from CNN. News junkies can choose to get all of CNN’s breaking news alerts, the day’s top news, or no alerts at all.
Users will also be able to view CNN’s virtual reality content directly in the CNN app, through an incredible native 360 viewing experience.
CNN TO HOST TOWN HALL WITH SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM AND SEN. JOHN MCCAIN ON MARCH 1
CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT DANA BASH TO MODERATE ONE-HOUR PRIMETIME EVENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 23 – CNN will host a Town Hall with Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham on Wednesday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET.
A day after President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress, CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash will moderate a conversation with the two veteran Republican Senators and a live studio audience at The George Washington University. FULL POST
They go to nursing homes to be cared for. Instead, the unthinkable is happening at facilities across the country: Vulnerable seniors are being raped and sexually abused by the very people paid to care for them.
Senior Writers Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken provide a shocking and detailed account of the rape and sexual abuse occurring in nursing homes across the country — and the systemic failures of nursing homes and state regulators to stop it.
The graphic reports of abuse they uncovered are horrifying.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Natalie Portman, Sarah Jessica Parker – You know their work, now hear their stories.
CNN Entertainment sat down with with some of Hollywood's most talented actors and Oscar-nominees to discuss their path to success, creative approach to filmmaking and their inspiration.
Explore the series of intimate videos from 2017 Oscar nominated artists at cnn.com/specials/entertainment/creators.
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.
Hosted by CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield and NBA TV Analyst Steve Smith
Airs Saturday, February 18th at 2:30PM/ET
From the heart of New Orleans on Bourbon Street, CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield and NBA TV Analyst and CNN Sports Contributor Steve Smith give viewers an all access look at the NBA All-Star weekend, where the world’s biggest basketball stars come together to celebrate the NBA on a global stage.
The half-hour program will feature an interview with 9-time NBA All-Star and LA Clippers Point Guard Chris Paul who talks about his deep connection to the people of New Orleans and using his voice to impact social change. St. Augustine high school legendary former coach Bernard Griffith and famed alumnus Avery Johnson, who played for the NBA and is the current head coach at the University of Alabama, also sit down with CNN to share the life lessons they learned while playing basketball. St. Augustine high school in New Orleans played a big role in battling segregation in the city.
New Orleans Pelicans Assistant Coach Robert Pack who grew up in New Orleans’ 9th Ward, played professional basketball there and now coaches in the city, gives CNN a personal tour of New Orleans. Additionally, CNN Sports correspondent Andy Scholes captures the spirit of New Orleans with Mardi Gras also taking place this weekend.
“All Access at NBA All-Star Weekend: A CNN-Bleacher Report Special” airs on CNN, Saturday, February 18th, at 2:30PM/ET.