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CBS will feature live, multi-platform coverage of the Democratic Debate on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9-11pm ET. The debate between candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley will take place at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. This marks the first time this campaign season that a debate will air on a broadcast network. This is the second debate among the Democratic candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination. Joining Face the Nation anchor and principal moderator John Dickerson as panelists will be CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes; Kevin Cooney, anchor of KCCI, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines; and the Des … Continue reading
Fox Business Network (FBN) will have live coverage of the Republican presidential primary debates from the Milwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Nov. 10. As has been done previously, the GOP debate will be divided in two, based on polling results. The 7pm ET debate will feature candidates who have not hit the threshold of 2.5% or higher based on an average of the four most recent national polls required to participate in the main debate. Debating at this time will be Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal and Rick Santorum. This debate will be one hour. Participating in the … Continue reading
Actress turned memoirist Leah Remini will talk about her new book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology — and the dramatic end to her 30-year association with the Church of Scientology — tonight on ABC’s 20/20. Remini’s hourlong interview with ABC News anchor Dan Harris premieres at 10/9CT on ABC. In a promo clip released by the network, she is candid about the personal impact of turning her back on the Church she joined with her family when she was young. “The decision to leave is you are giving up everything you have worked for your whole life; I feel that people need to understand that this has … Continue reading
The remaining Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination will go at it again on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the CNBC Republican debate. Subtitled “Your Money, Your Vote,” the two-part debate will focus on economic issues, including job growth, taxes, technology, retirement and the health of the national economy. The debate will be held at the Univeristy of Colorado – Boulder, and will be moderated by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, Becky Quick and John Harwood. The moderators will be joined during the debate by CNBC experts including Rick Santelli, Sharon Epperson and Jim Cramer, who will question the candidates on major … Continue reading
The CNN Democratic Debate, the first debate among the Democratic presidential candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination, will air Tuesday, Oct. 13, beginning at 8:30pm ET on CNN. The debate is taking place in Las Vegas, with Anderson Cooper serving as moderator. Cooper told Reliable Sources recently that he plans to ask “pointed questions” of each contender. “Going into the Republican debates,” Cooper said, “you pretty much knew there were a number of candidates who were willing to [attack each other]. Some lower-level candidates wanted to punch up and try to make a name for themselves. That’s not the case, so far … Continue reading
Twenty years after O.J. Simpson was found not guilty of killing his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, A&E looks back at the case, the verdict and the civil trial that finally proved the football star’s undoing. Featuring exclusive access to O.J.’s stunning deposition tapes and new interviews with folks in the know, O.J. Speaks: The Hidden Tapes gives viewers insider access to elements of the case that courtroom cameras couldn’t capture. After the shocking verdict was rendered on Oct. 3, 1995 — ending the so-called “Trial of the Century,” which also ushered Kato Kaelin, Mark Fuhrman and the Kardashians into the pop culture lexicon — racial tensions boiled … Continue reading
When Comedy Central announced that Jon Stewart’s successor on The Daily Show would be Trevor Noah, much of America responded with, “Who?” Noah, a 31-year-old standup comedian from South Africa and Daily Show contributor since 2014, has an incisive wit and an uncanny ability to expose deep-seated hypocrisy. At a standup performance in late July, Noah riffed on being a black guy being pulled over by police (“I don’t know how not to die.”), being an African on a U.S.-bound airliner during the Ebola outbreak, and the “charming racism” he encountered in the South. It will be a vastly … Continue reading
The second debate among the candidates vying for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination will air Wednesday, Sept. 16, on CNN, beginning at 6pm ET from the Reagan Library in California. The CNN GOP debate will feature 10 candidates overall in the main, later debate, airing at 8pm, with the remaining five candidates appearing during an earlier debate at 6pm. The debate will be moderated by Jake Tapper (CNN’s chief Washington correspondent), Dana Bash (CNN’s chief political correspondent) and Hugh Hewitt (conservative radio host). CNN says it spent two months determining candidate eligibility for the debate based on averages of national … Continue reading
The critically acclaimed documentary series Explorer returns to National Geographic Channel on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 8pm ET/PT. Each monthly episode of the series will go deep into a story ripped from the pages of the current issue of National Geographic magazine. In the premiere episode, Warlords of Ivory, special investigative correspondent Bryan Christy, a veteran of wildlife trafficking wars, traces the path of destruction left in the wake of Africa’s illegal ivory trade — a path rife with misery, crime and terrorism that spreads like a dark stain across the map of the world. Christy and his team had an … Continue reading
Early in the morning on Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the Gulf Coast of the United States. The devastation that resulted in the region, especially in New Orleans, coupled with questions about the preparedness for and handling of the event, has led Katrina to stand out in the minds of many Americans as an epic tragedy on a variety of scales. This year, 10 years after Katrina struck, some programs will be airing over the next few days (a few other specials have already aired) to remember the storm, its victims, and how the Gulf Coast is fairing a … Continue reading