Cable News Channel Unveils Programming Overhaul, Including New Nightly News Program TVWeek
A cable news channel is undergoing a sweeping revamp of its programming lineup, and took the wraps off details today about its slate of new programs. Among the changes coming to HLN is a new nightly news program, "The Daily Share."
The one-hour news and information show will originate from HLN’s new studio in Atlanta. "The show will provide a digest of what people are watching, searching, playing, sharing, shopping and creating in every aspect of their social media lives," the network said in its announcement. The show's premiere date and host have yet to be announced.
The channel earlier this year announced its intention to rebrand and to target millennials by focusing on social media.
Other new programs that are in the pipeline, all with working titles, are "2 Spouses, 3 Houses"; "America’s Most Liked"; "What’s Trending"; "The Indie Machines Project"; "Wkly M@shup with Chuey Martinez"; "Natural Born Mixer with Alex Ott"; "Web Mysteries"; "News or Not"; "The Social Life"; "Beyond the Like"; and "Trip Traders."
"HLN dives further into a social media filter with a wide-ranging mix of programs in development to be announced by Albie Hecht, executive vice president and general manager, HLN, at today’s CNN Worldwide Upfront presentation in New York City," the company said in a press release.
Said Hecht: “HLN has collaborated with some truly creative minds both internally and externally to build a programming slate designed to heighten the all screen experience -- TV, digital and social."