CNN Finally Puts ‘King Charles’ Primetime Show Out of Its Misery

April 15th, 2024 1:33 PM

After six months, CNN finally took their poorly-rated primetime show King Charles out back and put it out of its misery. Airing just one night a week on Wednesdays, King Charles was one of the last vestiges of the Chris Licht era of CNN leadership, which purportedly tried to achieve a more fair and balanced approach to reporting the news before an internal revolt of the…


REVIEW: CNN's 'King Charles'- Promise Unkept

November 30th, 2023 12:11 PM

After much promotional pomp and circumstance, the collaborative series featuring Gayle King and Charles Barkley, titled with the clever eponym “King Charles”, finally launched as a “limited series”. Does the show live up to the hype or is it more of the same performative wokery in a different package for CNN viewers?


New Deck Chairs on Titanic: CNN to Launch Show With Barkley, King

April 26th, 2023 3:23 PM

The public relations skills of Chris Licht’s CNN is, shall we say, less than adequate. Before stepping on their own headline by firing CNN This Morning co-host Don Lemon on Monday, he and his Warner Bros. Discovery team announced Saturday afternoon the long-anticipated hiring of NBA on TNT personality Charles Barkley and CBS Mornings co-host Gayle King for a weekly primetime…