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The Week contest - CNN shows
CNN has tapped former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker to engineer a ratings revival. Help Jeff out, and come up with the name of a provocative new nightly program to compete with Fox and MSNBC and catapult CNN to the top of the cable-news head
 
Jeff Zucker, officially named the new president of CNN Worldwide.
Jeff Zucker, officially named the new president of CNN Worldwide. Getty

Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for the results of the previous contest: Animal revenge

Last week's question: CNN has tapped former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker to engineer a ratings revival. Help Jeff out, and come up with the name of a provocative new nightly program to compete with Fox and MSNBC and catapult CNN to the top of the cable-news head.

RESULTS:

 

THE WINNER: Psychic News Hour: Tomorrow's Headlines Today
Raymond Smith, Lynn, MA  

SECOND PLACE: The Bill O'Reilly-Chris Matthews Death Match
Kitty Howard, Blythewood, SC  

THIRD PLACE: All Lindsay All the Time
Mort Oakes, Dover, PA


HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Deport Piers Morgan: Watch the former Murdoch employee try to stay in the U.S.
McCracken Poston, Ringgold, GA

The Expanding Mid-Section: Political News for Most of America
Aaron Rosenthal, San Francisco, CA

Two and a Half Minutes (Refers to average time between commercials)
Richard Grossman, Wilmington, DE

Headline News with Conan O’Bri…wait, scratch that…with Jay Leno
Jason Dikes, Leander, TX

America's Got Pundits
Raven Deerwater, Mendocino, CA

The Real Ex-Housewives of Larry King
Angela James, Westminster, MD

Anderson Boo Boo 180
Rebecca Behenna, Cohasset, MA

"Anchors Away!" - America Picks The Next Wolf Blitzer
Randall Butler, Ventura CA 

See Ann Ann (Curry, that is) 
Jagdish Dalal, Avon, CT 

Oh No You Didn't:  Today's Top 40 Most Offensive Tweets
Dallas Lea, Poughkeepsie, NY

Nate Silver Predicts! 
Len Elliott, Auburn, WA 

The Piers Morgan Dunk Tank
Charles & Mary Parry, Catonsville, MD

Beck and Maddow and O'Brien and Leno: The Race to the Center
Mark Wernick, Houston, TX

News with the Stars
Steve Michaelecki, Lincoln, NE

Too Much Information
Paul Witte, New Hope, PA

Tupac Hologram Raps the News
Vernon K. Severson, Portland, OR

The Loudest Shouting: Experts Screaming Opinions at FULL VOLUME
Michael Slawski, Fairfax, VA

The Daily Fear Factor
Judy Takats, Nashville, TN

"The Week" on TV
Daniel Davis, Encinco, CA

 

 

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