Pan-Arab news agency will get a foothold in American TV market
(NEWSER) – Goodbye Current TV, hello Al Jazeera America. Al Gore's struggling cable network has been bought by the pan-Arab news agency, which will get a long-sought "pathway into American living rooms," reports the New York Times. The changes probably won't take effect for about 3 months, at which point most of Current TV's lineup is expected to get the axe. Al Jazeera will create a channel called Al Jazeera America, with most of its programming produced in the US. Its debut should be available to about 60 million homes with cable or satellite.
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