Current TV

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Current TV was an American television channel from August 1, 2005 to August 20, 2013.wikipedia
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Al Gore

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Prior INdTV founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, with Ronald Burkle, each held a sizable stake in Current TV.
Gore is the founder and current chair of The Climate Reality Project, the co-founder and chair of Generation Investment Management and the now-defunct Current TV network, a member of the Board of Directors of Apple Inc., and a senior adviser to Google.

Joel Hyatt

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Prior INdTV founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, with Ronald Burkle, each held a sizable stake in Current TV.
Hyatt also co-founded Current TV.

Al Jazeera America

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On January 2, 2013, it was announced that Current TV had been sold by Gore and Hyatt to Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera Media Network, which stated that it planned on shutting down the Current TV channel, retaining its off-air staff, and launching a new New York-based channel called Al Jazeera America using Current's distribution network, just as Current had done with its predecessor Newsworld International.
It also had a total of 12 bureaus located in places such as Washington, D.C., at the channel's D.C. studios at the Newseum and Al Jazeera's D.C. hub, Chicago, Detroit, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Dallas, Denver, Miami, and San Francisco (former headquarters of Current TV and current headquarters of online channel AJ+).

Newsworld International

On January 2, 2013, it was announced that Current TV had been sold by Gore and Hyatt to Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera Media Network, which stated that it planned on shutting down the Current TV channel, retaining its off-air staff, and launching a new New York-based channel called Al Jazeera America using Current's distribution network, just as Current had done with its predecessor Newsworld International.
After several ownership changes, the channel was purchased by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and other parties in 2005 and became Current TV.

Google Current

The first person heard on the channel was Conor Knighton, a staple during the early years of the channel introducing the channel with the show Google Current.
Google Current was a five-minute-long television program that aired every half hour on Current TV from 2005 to 2007.

AJ+

Al Jazeera Plus
The former headquarters was later the home of Al Jazeera's all-online digital channel AJ+.
The channel is headquartered in Washington D.C. Originally, it was headquartered San Francisco, California, in the expanded former headquarters and studio of Current TV.

Conor Knighton

The first person heard on the channel was Conor Knighton, a staple during the early years of the channel introducing the channel with the show Google Current.
Knighton was the first person to appear on Current TV when it launched on August 1, 2005, and hosted several programs and live events for the network.

Al Jazeera Media Network

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On January 2, 2013, it was announced that Current TV had been sold by Gore and Hyatt to Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera Media Network, which stated that it planned on shutting down the Current TV channel, retaining its off-air staff, and launching a new New York-based channel called Al Jazeera America using Current's distribution network, just as Current had done with its predecessor Newsworld International.
On 2 January 2013, Al Jazeera Media Network announced that it purchased Current TV from its founders Al Gore, Joel Hyatt, and Ronald Burkle, in the United States and would be launching an American news channel.

Ronald Burkle

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Prior INdTV founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, with Ronald Burkle, each held a sizable stake in Current TV.
In 2004, Burkle helped finance the launch of Al Gore's Current TV, which was sold in January 2013 to Qatar-based cable-news channel Al Jazeera.

Laura Ling

On March 17, 2009, the North Korean military detained two American journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, working for Current TV, after they allegedly crossed into North Korea from China.
She worked for Current TV, which until 2013 was owned by former Vice President Al Gore, as a correspondent and vice president of its Vanguard Journalism Unit, which produced the Vanguard TV series.

Euna Lee

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On March 17, 2009, the North Korean military detained two American journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, working for Current TV, after they allegedly crossed into North Korea from China.
Euna Lee (Hangul: 리유나) (born 1972) is a Korean American journalist who has worked for Current TV since 2005.

Keith Olbermann

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Beginning early in 2011, Current TV started implementing major changes in programming and personnel, beginning with the hiring of Keith Olbermann.
From 2011 to March 30, 2012, he was the chief news officer of the Current TV network and the host of a Current TV program also called Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

2009 imprisonment of American journalists by North Korea

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On March 17, 2009, the North Korean military detained two American journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, working for Current TV, after they allegedly crossed into North Korea from China.
On March 17, 2009, North Korean Soldiers detained two American journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, who were working for the U.S. independent cable television network Current TV (defunct since August 2013), after they crossed into North Korea from Mainland China without a visa.

Mariana van Zeller

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In mid-2010, Current's Vanguard journalism program's piece, Oxycontin Express, received a Peabody Award, a first for both Mariana van Zeller, the journalist behind the story, and Current TV.
She is a former correspondent for the Vanguard documentary series on the former Current TV.

Cenk Uygur

On September 20, 2011, the network announced that Cenk Uygur of the internet-based TYT Network would be launching a TV edition of the internet news program The Young Turks in the fourth quarter of 2011.
After leaving MSNBC, Uygur secured another weeknight commentary show on Current TV, which aired from December 5, 2011, to August 15, 2013.

MSNBC

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Around this time, a report by Reuters on the network's ongoing problems suggested that it could have blossomed into something akin to YouTube's video-sharing platform, MSNBC's role as a left-leaning news outlet, or even the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Olbermann later revealed that he had taken his show to Current TV.

David Bohrman

In August 2011, Current announced that it had hired former CNN Bureau Chief and SVP of Programming David Bohrman as the network's new president.
Bohrman is the former President of Current TV, the network created by Al Gore and his partners.

Jennifer Granholm

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On October 12, 2011, the network announced that it had hired former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm to host her own weekday prime-time program The War Room with Jennifer Granholm.
Later she became host of The War Room with Jennifer Granholm on Current TV.

Joy Behar

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In June 2012, it was formally announced that Joy Behar would be getting another talk show, Joy Behar: Say Anything!, premiering September 4, 2012 on the Current TV network.
She hosted The Joy Behar Show on HLN from 2009 to 2011 and Joy Behar: Say Anything! on Current TV, from 2012 until the channel switched formats in August 2013.

Gavin Newsom

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On April 18, 2012, Current announced that California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom would host a show titled The Gavin Newsom Show, while concurrently serving as lieutenant governor.
Newsom hosted The Gavin Newsom Show on Current TV and wrote the 2013 book Citizenville.

Joy Behar: Say Anything!

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In June 2012, it was formally announced that Joy Behar would be getting another talk show, Joy Behar: Say Anything!, premiering September 4, 2012 on the Current TV network.
The program had its "Preview" while Behar filled in as a week-long host on Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer on June 18, 2012, and officially premiered on Current TV on September 4, 2012.

3 (telecommunications)

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On June 6, 2008, it was announced that the network would also be available on the Italian 3 DVB-H mobile operator, free of charge.
From June 2008, 3 Italy offers free of charge the viewing of Rai 1, Rai 2, Canale 5, Italia 1, Rete 4, SKY Meteo24, Current TV and La7 television channels with DVB-H technology.

The Stephanie Miller Show

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On March 5, 2012, Current announced an upcoming weekday morning block of programming with TV-friendly simulcasts of The Stephanie Miller Show (under the name Talking Liberally: The Stephanie Miller Show) and The Bill Press Show (under the name Full Court Press: The Bill Press Show).
The show has been video simulcast since 2010, starting with Ustream from 2010 to 2013, and Current TV from March 2012 to August 2013.

SuperNews!

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SuperNews! is a half-hour, satirical animated television series which aired on Current TV.

David Shuster

David Shuster, another former Current TV face, remained with the network becoming a reporter and fill-in host.
He most recently served as principal anchor and managing editor for i24NEWS, previously serving as an anchor for MSNBC and worked for Fox News, CNN, Current TV, and Al Jazeera America.