Current TV

Current gets ... well, more current


After scrambling for six-and-a-half years, the Current cable channel is finally getting some attention.

That started last June when Keith Olbermann moved his talk show there; now Jennifer Granholm -- who had two terms as Michigan's governor -- gets the spot after him, beginning Monday (Jan. 30). Here's the story I sent to papers:

By MIKE HUGHES

Jennifer Granholm couldn't be blamed
for fidgeting, a few hours before the State of the Union address.

Yes, there's life (and TV time) after the governorship


In America, any kid can grow up to be president or governor -- and then, maybe, to get a real cable-TV show.

That's what has happened to Jennifer Granholm, the former Michigan governor. Today, the Current TV cable channel announced she'll have a primetime show, five days a week, beginning in January. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By MIKE HUGHES

As Al Gore sees it, Jennifer Granholm
has star potential for cable-TV.