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CNN Sets the Bar for Broadcast Advancements in Midterm Election Coverage

by Andrew

Posted on October 26, 2010

cnn - dish programmingAs the midterm elections near on November 2nd, influential news network, CNN, is preparing to reel in viewers to their exclusive coverage with advancements in technology, a robust panel of broadcast experts and reporters as well as an interactive aspect via Twitter. CNN is hoping their 'round the clock coverage on this enhanced platform, built on its election day coverage in 2008, will be informative as well as helpful for Americans to understand the somewhat complicated and "complex" election process including real-time results of any power changes in Congress. CNN's top political anchor, Wolf Blitzer, will be the head facilitator between his co-hosts, the virtual "Data Wall," "CNN's Election Mmatrix" and correspondents on-site nationwide. On CNN Election Night, Blitzer will be accompanied by Soledad O'Brien, John King who will man the "Election Matrix", Candy Crowley and Anderson Cooper. CNN newcomers, Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker, in addition to multiple White House correspondents and political analysts across the country, all weighing in on the midterm elections with a spectrum of opinions to simplify voter results and data coming through. In a recent CNN press release, David Bohrman, senior vice president and Washington bureau chief announced: “We are taking capabilities of the Data Wall and quadrupling it in order to report the story in the clearest way we can. Viewers are ready for a rich meal of election items and with CNN’s technology on air and online, paired with the Best Political Team, we will serve an unparalleled election night experience.” "The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer" will act as the starting point for the Election Night programming at 5:00 PM ET. Election Night in American will air on your satellite television receiver, DISH Network, at 7:00 PM ET. The early morning show, "America Morning," will continue the midterm election coverage throughout the wee hours of the morning from 3:00 AM ET to 12:00 PM ET. To make sure you don't miss the full CNN midterm election coverage, check your DISH Network programming guide. If you just can't stay up for "America Morning" where the election results will continue to be monitored and analyzed, then be sure to set your DISH DVR. For more information on how you can subscribe to DISH Network, visit DISH Systems, an authorized DISH Network satellite television retailer or call 866-989-3474.