Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Air America announces convention schedule

WE'VE MOVED! Democratic Convention Watch is now at

I'm just glad they're not sending that hack Lionel to Denver. Could he be any worse? They say he's going to Minneapolis and not St. Paul (see Matt's post from last night)

"A VOICE we can believe in"

NEW YORK -- Air America Media ( is traveling to both the Democratic National Convention in Denver, and, yes, the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis. Air America hosts Rachel Maddow, Thom Hartmann, David Bender and Sam Seder will be reporting live from both venues, featuring interviews and analysis with top newsmakers, opinion makers and bloggers. Chuck D., Richard Greene, and Jon Elliott will also be reporting from Denver, and the irreverent Lionel from Minneapolis.

Plans for the Democratic National Convention, taking place August 25-28 in Denver, include:

· The Thom Hartmann Program" (weekdays 12-3pm EST) and "The Rachel Maddow Show" (weekdays 6-9pm EST), both broadcasting live from Denver.

· "Convention: Special Team Coverage" airs all four nights of the convention beginning at 8 pm EST, featuring Maddow, Hartmann, Mark Green, David Bender and special guests discussing the daily happenings on and off the convent ion floor.

· Air America's Web site editor-in-chief Sam Seder is blogging live from both Denver and Minneapolis, posting text, audio and video updates to throughout the conventions.

· Air America's Web site,, will also feature live audio streaming from the podium of the evening's Convention proceedings.