Dan Rather's career keeps looking sillier. Mark Cuban's HDNet has a splashy new partner -- Ryan Seacrest, the host of "American Idol" and producers of such highbrow TV as "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." The network will rebrand itself as AXS (pronounced "access") and go heavy on concerts.
Cuban said "Dan Rather Reports" will remain as is. The new moniker may fit Rather, who certain has "axes" to grind against conservatives. Here's how Lisa de Moraes of the Washington Post put it: