Current TV continues to fill out its primetime slate, announcing a new 9 p.m. program hosted by former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm to lead out of Countdown With Keith Olbermann.
The War Room With Jennifer Granholm will premiere in January, and feature political analysis and election year commentary from political insiders, campaign veterans and newsmakers.
The live, hour-long program will also feature a segment called "New Faces of 2012" to spotlight up and comers who will be part of the changing face of politics in the next year. Other regular segments include profiling progressive heroes in the business community, field reports from voters and a daily analysis of polls in key states.
War Room becomes the third progressively themed news commentary program announced by Current this year, behind Countdown and Cenk Uygur's The Young Turks, its 7 p.m. show slated to launch in November.