| May 9, 2013
| 7:50 AM
PHOENIX (AP) — The jury has rendered its verdict — Jodi Arias is guilty of first-degree murder — but the trial is far from finished.
The same jury now returns to the courtroom Thursday to decide whether she deserves to die for...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Last week was a great one for cable news watching.
Not because any one channel did such outstanding work, but rather because several stories clamored simultaneously for the camera’s attention. The choices that a channel makes in such situations are...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
One of my favorite moments in the sprawling Jodi Arias coverage came when ABC's Dan Abrams said, "At some point, you have to end the trial, right?"
That point is coming soon, people. Yes, our Jodi Arias nightmare is almost over.
"Arias jury gets...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 11:06 AM
In April cable-news ratings, Fox News Channel was the big winner, but CNN and HLN scored the big gains in audience growth.
In prime time, Fox News averaged 2 million viewers, far ahead of CNN with 920,000 and MSNBC with 686,000.
But CNN was up a...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:32 AM
When closing arguments are delivered, high-profile cases become even more like theater. The reviews are in in the 4-month-old Jodi Arias trial.
To use show-biz slang, prosecutor Juan Martinez killed it. That's not to say he won the case. We do have to...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:46 AM
It happened with the Casey Anthony trial, and it's happening again with the Jodi Arias trial. HLN is getting a huge ratings lift from a murder trial.
For March, HLN experienced a burst in viewership. From the year before in prime time, HLN was up 48...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:14 AM
HLN is posting big ratings with the daytime drama of the Jodi Arias trial. But the cable channel will shift to other drama and present the 40th annual Daytime Emmys on June 16.
The two-hour telecast will run 8 to 10 p.m. ET. Nominations for the prize...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:40 PM
What of Grace? Tucker writes, "Before she made a spectacle of herself on 'Dancing With the Stars,' Grace made a monster of herself covering the Casey Anthony trial." Meow. He raises an interesting point. What was worse: Grace dancing on ABC or Grace...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 4:40 PM
The Casey Anthony trial will come in for more scrutiny as HLN "Prime News" looks back at the case. Former prosecutor Jeff Ashton will be Vinnie Politan's guest on the program at 6 p.m. today and Tuesday. Ashton will have another chance to promote his...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:40 AM
What is wrong with Casey Anthony? Dr. Drew Pinsky, on his HLN show last night, put the question to Dr. Jan Garavaglia and former prosecutor Jeff Ashton. Garavaglia, the chief medical examiner for Orange and Osceola counties, smiled broadly and noted she...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Grace said she wasn't surprised by Anthony's demeanor. "It's all about Tot Mom, it's about her birthday coming up, it's about her starting a new life," Grace said. Grace said it was "second verse, same as the first."...