By RODNEY HO/ firstname.lastname@example.org, originally filed Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Atlanta-based HLN’s general manager Albie Hecht is stepping down after just two years at the helm. 387 more words
CNN chief Jeff Zucker this morning announced to staff his new plan for goosing ratings on HLN: “driving HLN’s programming during the daytime and overnight hours closer to CNN’s, and by utilizing a much stronger library of content that has been built in the last three years.” 426 more words
TVNewser’s Mark Joyella writes about HLN toppo Albie Hecht leaving the network…
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Under Hecht, HLN underwent massive programming changes and was rebranded as “the first social TV network.” The HLN that emerged was criticized by some as lacking focus, with much of its lineup dominated by reruns of Forensic Files–hardly cutting edge social television.
The top executive at HLN will leave the Time Warner-owned network in the wake of a programming shift that will put content from sister outlet CNN on HLN during large blocks of time. 843 more words