Founding Date: June 1, 1980
Weekday Schedule Overview:
- Early Morning:
- Early Start: Hosted by Christine Romans and Laura Jarrett from 5–6 a.m. ET.
- New Day: The morning show, hosted by John Berman and Brianna Keilar, airing from 6–9 a.m. ET.
- Late Morning and Early Afternoon:
- CNN Newsroom: Rolling news program with hosts Jim Sciutto and Poppy Harlow in the morning and Ana Cabera, Victor Blackwell, and Alisyn Camerota in the afternoon.
- At This Hour with Kate Bolduan: Airing from 11 a.m. to noon Eastern.
- Inside Politics with John King: Hosted by John King at noon Eastern.
- Late Afternoon and Early Evening:
- The Lead with Jake Tapper: Hosted by Jake Tapper from 4-6 p.m. Eastern.
- The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: Hosted by Wolf Blitzer at 6 p.m. ET.
- Evening and Prime Time:
- Erin Burnett OutFront: Airing at 7 p.m. ET.
- Anderson Cooper 360°: Airing at 8 p.m. ET.
- Cuomo Prime Time with Chris Cuomo: Airing at 9 p.m. ET.
- Don Lemon Tonight: Airing at 10 p.m. Eastern.
- Overnight Programming:
- Consists of reruns of the primetime lineup.
- Overnight simulcast of the CNN International version of CNN Newsroom from Atlanta.
- Rolling News Programming: CNN is known for its rolling news format during daytime hours, providing continuous news coverage.
- In-Depth Evening and Prime Time Programming: The network’s evening and prime time hours are dedicated to more in-depth programming, offering analysis and discussions on current events.
- Diverse Hosts: CNN’s lineup features a diverse group of hosts, including prominent journalists and anchors such as Jake Tapper, Wolf Blitzer, Erin Burnett, Anderson Cooper, Chris Cuomo, and Don Lemon.
- Global Reach: CNN International provides global news coverage, and the overnight simulcast of CNN Newsroom includes content from the international version.
CNN has been a pioneering force in the 24-hour news cycle, transforming television news and becoming a globally recognized news source. Its diverse programming lineup aims to cover a wide range of news topics and provide viewers with in-depth analysis and reporting throughout the day and night.