November 11, 1992 |
Naming Names: Elizabeth Taylor will supply the voice of baby Maggie when Maggie finally speaks on the Dec. 3 episode of "The Simpsons" on Fox. . . . CNN is shifting Wolf Blitzer from covering military affairs to senior White House correspondent. Blitzer, a familiar face during the network's coverage of the Gulf War, will replace Charles Bierbauer, who has been promoted to the newly created position of senior Washington correspondent.
December 9, 2008 |
CNN announced Monday that Wolf Blitzer, its lead political anchor, has extended his contract with the network through the next presidential campaign. Blitzer will continue anchoring the three-hour news block "The Situation Room" each weekday afternoon but is paring his weekend duties, handing off Sunday mornings to chief national correspondent John King. King, who drew attention during this year's campaign for his facility using CNN's "Magic Wall" to break down electoral returns, will anchor a political news block each Sunday from 6 to 10 a.m., beginning in January.
April 24, 2005 |
I don't think it's his expressionless eyes or the tightly manicured beard; nor does it have to do with his knowledge of specific world events, with which he displays a certain ease. I think it starts with that voice -- unmodulated and yet overblown, a singsong that seems always to be posing a big question that never gets answered. The sound of it alone, tinny and incessant, perfectly captures the urgency and nothingness of the 24-hour cable news cycle.
July 18, 2005 |
CNN plans to launch a three-hour daily news program Aug. 8, in which anchor Wolf Blitzer would pull together news from around the globe in front of two walls of video screens simultaneously showing several breaking news stories as they are unfolding. The program, called "The Situation Room," would gather teams of CNN correspondents, analysts, contributors and guests to discuss the top news stories of the day and give viewers minute-to-minute coverage with streaming video.
December 26, 2009
TODAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer New runway rules: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood; detainees to Illinois: Rep. Donald Manzullo (R-Ill.), George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley. 3 p.m. CNN Larry King Live 6 and 9 p.m. CNN McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Pacesetters 6 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union With John King Year in review, looking ahead to 2010: Former Bush White House chief of staff Andrew Card, political analyst David Gergen, former Clinton White House chief of staff John Podesta; year in review, looking ahead to 2010, how decisions in Washington D.C. affect states: Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-Ind.
January 4, 2012 |
It was early Wednesday morning when Edith Pfeffer and Carolyn Tallet became late-night TV stars, charming CNN hosts, producers and viewers alike with their earnest attempt to make sense of a mathematical snafu that had left the outcome of the Iowa caucuses hanging in the balance. Pfeffer, who is chairwoman of the Clinton County Republican Central Committee, and Tallet, president of the Clinton County Republican Women's Club, talked by phone with CNN hosts Wolf Blitzer and John King as the network tried to locate the final 3% of precinct tallies that would decide the winner of Iowa's GOP presidential nominating contest.