Current TV has set Monday, March 26th as the premiere date for its new morning news block featuring live simulcasts of the syndicated radio shows “Full Court Press: The Bill Press Show” 6:00-9:00 am ET and “Talking Liberally: The Stephanie Miller Show” 9:00 am to noon ET.
The plan to simulcast the Dial Global distributed radio shows was announced early this month. Click here to hear RBR-TVBR’s audio interviews with both Press and Miller.
Also launching on March 26th will be top-of-the-hour two-minute political news breaks from Current TV. Beginning at 6:00 am ET and ending with the 11:00 am ET hour, each live break will feature up-to-the minute updates on the morning’s political news. Fans of the radio programs can also go online to participate in daily live chats during each program as well as read blog posts and find background on Current’s two newest personalities at current.com/billpress and current.com/stephaniemiller.
The cable network says the launch of the new morning news block further strengthens Current’s line-up of political commentary and news programs which include “Countdown with Keith Olbermann,” “The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur,” and “The War Room with Jennifer Granholm.”
Senator Chris Coons, (D-DE); Nia-Malika Henderson, Washington Post; Faiz Shakir, Think Progress; and Lara Setrakian of ABC News and Bloomberg are all scheduled to appear during the premiere week of “Full Court Press.” The first week of “Talking Liberally” will feature former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND, who had been Chairman of The Senate Committee on Energy), as well as comedienne Kathleen Madigan.