CNN to Offer Live Coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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April 25th, 2013


via press release:

CNN to Offer Live Coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

            On Saturday, April 27, CNN will provide coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET. The dinner brings together President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, top lawmakers and Hollywood’s A-list.

The network’s coverage will be hosted by Don Lemon, with White House correspondent Brianna Keilar and entertainment correspondent Nischelle Turner. The first hour of coverage will feature the best moments from White House Correspondents’ dinners past and the 10 p.m. hour will provide viewers live coverage of Pres. Obama's remarks and entertainment by comedian Conan O’Brien.

In addition, CNN Newsroom will provide live updates of the red carpet arrivals during the 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET hours.

CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; wireless devices around the world; CNN DigitalNetwork, the No. 1 network of news Web sites in the United States; CNN Newsource, the world’s most extensively syndicated news service; and strategic international partnerships within both television and the digital media.

  • Ralph Hahn

    If Conan couldn’t make it for some reason, may I recommend Dennis Miller for the job. ;-)

  • AppleStinx

    Are Lindsay Lohan and Kim Kardashian going to attend this year? If not, I’m not going.

  • DearFox

    So we can see how much the sequester is hurting Obama’s A-list parties at the White House where kids still can’t visit because of the “sequester” ?

  • KevinY

    This is big, I’m almost positive it’s never been televised live before.

  • Ellen in NYC

    I’ve watched it on CNBC, but I don’t remember if it was live or after the fact.

  • Ellen in NYC

    oops, I meant C-Span. How could I have forgotten C-Span? Probably the only time I ever watched it.

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