Hammering the Last Nails Into the CNN+ Coffin: CNN Makes It Official
The massive debacle that was CNN+ is now finally, officially dead. Even though the CNN+ era officially ended on April 28, 2022, 32 days after its launch, the cable network has now laid off the remaining 20 staffers of the doomed experiment.
CNN+ Was More of a DISASTER Than You Knew: Just How Low Did It Go?
The Wall Street Journal on May 13 conducted an excruciating deep dive on the disaster that was CNN+. The key takeaway: It was even worse than anyone thought. At any one time, there were as few as 5000 people watching. In a country of 329 million.
Instead of Blowing $300 Million on CNN+, 240 Million Pizzas?
Thirty two days can’t be described as the end of an era, but we have reached the end of the CNN+ error. Just over a month after the streaming channel debuted, it bombed spectacularly and ended, officially, on Thursday. Here's a question: What could CNN have spent the reported $300 million on instead of CNN+? Let’s take a look.
The Final Moments of CNN+: Sad Wolf Blitzer and a Useless App
“This video is unavailable right now.” With just hours to go before CNN pulls the plug on their streaming pipedream, CNN+, that’s the message a subscriber sees if they try to play anything; if they can find anything. Purging content a day early on Thursday, the CNN+ app is nothing but a shell, and their live content ended on Wednesday. Here’s what the final moments of CNN+ look like since you…
Chris Wallace BEGS a Producer for a Film About His Trump Interviews
During the final days of CNN+ as dies a slow death, on Monday, struggling host Chris Wallace invited Hollywood producer Brian Grazer on his show Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace and embarrassingly pressed him for a movie featuring his interviews with former President Trump. And the kicker? Grazer seemed very much open to working with him on the “project.”
How Cute: CNN+ Thought 29 Million ‘Super Fans’ Would Pay to Watch Them
Ahead of CNN+ turning out its lights on Friday, Axios’s Sara Fischer chimed in Tuesday with yet another scoop stating that, according to internal CNN documents from last month, the liberal network hilariously claimed there are “29 million ‘CNN super fans’” out there willing to pay up for the soon-to-be-deceased streaming platform.
Through the Heart: Stelter Gets Confronted with CNN+’s FAILURE
With his CNN+ show Reliable Sources Daily not even surviving through the final week of the streaming service, chief media reporter Brian Stelter kicked off Sunday’s Reliable Sources by bemoaning the death of his show and again claiming it was “too early to know” if it was a “success or failure.” But during the panel discussion, Stelter was confronted by Axios reporter Sara…
Editor’s Pick: Daily Wire on CNN+ ‘Victim’ Chris Wallace
On Monday, The Daily Wire’s Virginia Kruta reported: “Former ‘Fox News Sunday’ anchor Chris Wallace said on Sunday that while he is still reeling from the rapid demise of fledgling streaming service CNN+, he is confident that he’s ‘in good shape’ moving forward.” She noted that “according to a report from Mediaite, he told former CBS News reporter Jacqueline Adams that he had been a ‘victim’…
CNN+ Crashes, Chris Wallace Stuck In Liberal Bubble
Not good. The headline in The New York Times this past week was this: "CNN+ Streaming Service Will Shut Down Weeks After Its Start; A major investment by CNN, which poached big-name anchors and threw a splashy launch party, ends abruptly at the hands of a new corporate leadership team."
Stelter: 'Too Early to Know' if CNN+ Was 'a Success or a Failure'
Unflinching from the disastrous result of the “experiment” that was CNN+, company man and host Brian Stelter was defiant on Friday’s edition of his dying streaming show, Reliable Sources Daily. He proclaimed it to be “a worthy venture” for the third-place cable network and suggested it was “too early to know” if the 1-month-old streaming service “was a success or a failure.” And he…
291x Longer Than CNN+: Hannity Marks Record as Longest Primetime Host
On Thursday, Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity became the longest-running primetime cable news host at 25 consecutive years, six months, and 15 days, taking the top spot from the late Larry King. To put that further into perspective, Hannity’s 9,322 days as host on FNC are 291.31 times longer than the entire life of the hilarious failure that is CNN+.
Tucker Ridicules CNN+ & Stelter for Their 'Lack of Self-Awareness'
The mockery just keeps coming for the colossal failure that is CNN+. Hours after Greg Gutfeld took every opportunity given to him on The Five to lampoon the failed streaming service and ship jumper Chris Wallace, Fox News Channel star Tucker Carlson took aim at Brian Stelter for pouncing on the plunge in Netflix’s stock price while propping up the sinking CNN+ ship.
WATCH: Gutfeld Mocks CNN+'s Wallace in Each Segment of 'The Five'
In probably the funniest thing you’ll see all day, Fox News’s Greg Gutfeld took an opportunity to get in a shot at former Fox host turned CNN+ failure, Chris Wallace, during every segment of Thursday evening’s The Five. Just like the rest of us, Gutfeld finds the inevitable failure of CNN+ to be absolutely hilarious and he had to get in his digs in the only way he could. For a…
LOL: Discovery Exec Referred to CNN+ as ‘CNN Minus’ Before Axing It
Among the revelations surrounding Thursday’s news that CNN+ was being eliminated, one came from The New York Times in that Warner Bros. Discovery JB Perrette noted many had begun referring to the failing streaming service as CNN- while in meetings with incoming CNN boss Chris Licht about its future. And over at CNN.com, liberal media janitors Brian Stelter and Oliver Darcy relayed…