Friday, May 13, 2011

"Anderson Cooper is out there winning somewhere"

John King was in the AC360 anchor chair tonight with all the breaking news out of Pakistan; Pakistani lawmakers upset with the U.S., a Taliban (retaliation) suicide bombing, and Osama Bin Laden's porn stash.

PAKISTANI LAWMAKERS CONDEMN BIN LADEN RAID, Call for reassessment of ties with U.S.: John's discussion with Reza Sayah, Fran Townsend & Peter Bergen

TONY BLAIR ON THE DEATH OF OSAMA BIN LADEN: Anderson's interview with Frmr. British Prime Minister, Tony Blair (taped Wednesday)



BATTLE LIBYA - GADHAFI'S WHEREABOUTS A MYSTERY, Nervousness in Tripoli as rebel forces advance: A report by John King and follow up discussion with John Burns, NY Times London Bureau Chief on assignment in Tripoli

360 BULLETIN: Isha Sesay

GINGRICH'S PRIVATE LIFE PROBLEM, Will voters set aside his divorces and affairs?: A report by Joe Johns

GINGRICH 2012, Buzz about his past discretion's may make W.H. run difficult: John's follow up discussion with Maria Cardona and Erick Erickson

360 BULLETIN: Isha Sesay

John King's sense of humor came out at the end of the bulletin and I couldn't resist the clip. Enjoy ~



COUNTRY MUSIC STARS TURN OUT FOR DISASTER RELIEF, Hank Williams Jr. sponsors benefit: Anderson's interview with Hank Williams, Jr. (taped Thursday)



Thanks, John King! Great job! Hope to see you back in the 360 anchor chair again soon...


The Daily Show had a little fun the other night asking why reporters had to stand in the water to report on a flood. Here's the clip ~


I immediately thought of Anderson standing in water, reporting on flooding from Hurricane Ike back in 2008 and pointing out that a snake was in the water close to him. Here's the clip ~


Announced today...

ESSENCE Empowerment Experience "Weekend of Transformation" has added CNN anchor Anderson Cooper...

2011 ESSENCE Music Festival Announces the Day-by-Day Line-Up for the All New "Essence Empowerment Experience" July 1, 2, 3 in New Orleans

On Saturday, July 2: "Transforming Your Community" – Sponsored by U.S. Army - one of the sessions offered is:

"Women of Reality TV," moderated by Anderson Cooper, featuring the leading women of reality television including: NeNe Leakes, Cynthia Bailey, Shaunie O'Neal, Evelyn Lozada and Tami Roman
Click on the link for the full article.)


I posted this photo last week and one of our readers kindly pointed out that the gentleman with Anderson was AJ Calloway from Extra. Mr. Cooper did show up on Extra with Mr. Calloway last week. Here's the clip, but don't blink!


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judy said...

@THE ATA TEAM: Thanks for your continued hard work in bringing us all the updates that were missed when Blogger shut down for "maintenance."
John King did an exceptional job filling in for AC.
Let's see how long Mr.Cooper has this new bike before it's stolen for the third time.
And even though I don't watch the show, Ashton Kutcher was an excellent pick to replace "what's his face."
Hostile wives? Really? bin Laden's wives didn't think he was treated fairly? What a shame. Let's see how we can BEST use them.
Prepare yourselves hostile wives...
you haven't seen OUR hostility in action yet. Ten years is a long time to wait and revenge is sooo sweet.

ACAnderFan said...

Thanks for posting the clip of Anderson in the water mentioning the snake and dead rat. At least he has a sense of humor about it.

Phebe said...

John King is my sub of choice. I don't think viewers realize he's got a great sense of humor and is one of the sharpest on-air people at CNN.