‘Breaking Bad’ Actor Hints at Revival

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Breaking Bad” has ended, but lead actor Bryan Cranston recently hinted that his character might not be gone for good. During an interview with CNN, Cranston teased the idea that he may one day revive Walter White, as the character’s ultimate fate was never confirmed.

When pressed about a potential revival, Cranston said, “Never say never. Let’s just say that.”

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9/11 Anniversary Programming Starts This Weekend

Beginning tomorrow and running through next week, new and returning television documentaries, specials and movies will mark the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America. Channel Guide Magazine has a lengthy list of programming that will recall the events and their impact on the country.

Included are specials on Animal Planet, History, Discovery Channel and CNN, which are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

CNN Making More Lineup Changes

New CNN President Jeff Zucker continues to shake up the network’s lineup, reports the Associated Press. Zucker is bringing ABC’s Chris Cuomo aboard for a morning show role this spring. In December, Zucker hired ABC’s Jack Tapper to anchor a new weekday program and serve as CNN’s chief Washington correspondent. Current morning show anchor Soledad O’Brien will remain at CNN but in a different role. Political commentators James Carville and Mary Matalin are leaving the network.

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Cable Offers Election Coverage, Alternatives

For those who can’t get enough play-by-play election night coverage, cable has it covered on C-SPAN, CNBC, CNN and FOX News. For a little break in the political action, here are a few new episodes of original cable programming available tonight:

On FX’s “Sons of Anarchy,” Jax continues running into obstacles, but is getting closer to the truth.

On MTV’s new series “Underemployed,” Lou and Reviva have money disagreements, and Sophia’s parents visit.

On USA’s “Covert Affairs,” Annie and Eyal go after an asset who has disappeared from protective custody.

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TV News Search Service Launched

The Internet Archive is now offering a free TV news search service. The TV News Search & Borrow’s database contains roughly 350,000 television news video clips and transcripts starting in 2009. Users can access programs produced by 20 different broadcast and cable networks. The project also allow users to borrow the video clips via DVD. Program clips are added 24 hours after they’re first aired, with older programs also being added over time.

Beyond being a tool for researchers and news junkies, the service is designed to help engaged citizens better understand the issues and candidates in the 2012 elections.

CNN Will Air HBO Documentaries on Weekends

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports today that CNN plans to include more HBO documentaries in its weekend programming lineups, beginning Saturday with “41,” which features an interview with President George H.W. Bush.  “41” originally aired on HBO in June. On Sunday, CNN will feature the 2009 Ted Kennedy documentary “Teddy: In His Own Words.”

CNN and HBO are owned by Time Warner Inc.

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CNN Series Will Explore Voting Issues

As the 2012 presidential campaign kicks into high gear, CNN will launch two documentaries that focus on the issues surrounding veteran and minority voters. 

“Voters in America: Vets Wanted?” debuts this Sunday, May 13.  Former U.S. Army infantryman and motivational speaker J.R. Martinez hosts the documentary, which explores the challenges faced by those who have returned from service in Iraq and Afghanistan and how those challenges impact their decisions as they head to the polls.

In July, “Voters in America: Who Counts?” will premiere.  Actor Jesse Williams hosts an in-depth look at how election law changes enacted in 14 states since 2008 may impact poll access for the elderly, students, and minorities and ultimately influence the election.

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Why Some People Still Don’t Use Internet

CNN today discussed results published in a new Pew report that reveal one in five U.S. adults still do not take advantage of Internet service. Almost half claim they haven’t cyber-connected because they simply aren’t interested:

“Among current non-Internet users, 48 percent say the main reason they don’t go online now is because they don’t think the Internet is relevant to them.”

Fox Joins CNN in Fight for Pre-Dawn Viewers

The new battleground for cable news is the 5 to 6 a.m. (ET) time slot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Today, Fox News launched “Fox & Friends First,” an hour-long show that leads into “Fox & Friends”, which runs from 6 to 9 a.m. The show will have rotating hosts. It joins CNN and others in the fight for pre-dawn viewership. CNN has a relatively new early-morning show in the 5 to 6 a.m. time slot called “Early Start,” hosted by Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin.

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Report: CNN Revamping Morning Lineup

Changes are coming to CNN’s morning lineup, according to The New York Times. In the works is a new four-hour morning show block. The first two hours will be hosted by recent ABC News correspondent Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin, a former news anchor in Chicago. Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien will host the second two-hour segment.

There’s no word on whether the new show block will be called “American Morning,” like CNN’s existing show, or be re-titled.

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