Saturday, January 23, 2010

Is Fox News To Busy For Haiti?

CNN, MSNBC, and others carry Hope for Haiti Now -- but not Fox News

CNN, MSNBC preempt prime time schedule to air MTV Network's Hope for Haiti Now. On January 22, numerous media outlets aired MTV Networks' Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, a telethon and concert "to raise funds for Haiti after last week's devastating earthquake." Beginning at 8 p.m. ET, CNN and MSNBC preempted their usual prime time coverage to air the special. According to MTV, the following media outlets also carried the benefit:

"Hope for Haiti Now" will air across ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, TNT, Showtime, Comedy Central, Bravo, E! Entertainment, National Geographic Channel, Oxygen, G4, CENTRIC, Current TV, Fuse, MLB Network, EPIX, Palladia, SoapNet, Style, Discovery Health, Planet Green, CNN en EspaƱol, HBO Latino and Canadian networks, including CBC Television, CTV, Global Television and MuchMusic. The event will be live streamed online globally across sites including YouTube, Hulu, MySpace, Fancast, AOL,, Yahoo,,,,, and Rhapsody, and on mobile via Alltel, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and FloTV. "Hope for Haiti Now" will also air internationally on BET International, CNN International, National Geographic and MTV Networks International, which is available in 640 million homes worldwide. "Hope for Haiti Now" will be available non-exclusively to all terrestrial radio stations around the globe and SIRIUS XM Radio as a one-time-only radio broadcast via the MTV Radio Network and Westwood One.

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