The Hottest Political Show in the US Finds a New Home on RT Channel

Oct 14, 2010, 18:39 ET from RT

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Picture, no-holds-barred talk show created and hosted by Thom Hartmann, will appear on RT.

Thom Hartmann, bestselling author of Screwed: The Undeclared War Against The Middle Class and We The People: A Call To Take Back America and network radio personality is going into partnership with RT Channel.

The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann will broadcast weekdays at 9pm and 11pm EST from RT's state-of-the-art studios in downtown Washington, D.C. to millions of the US and Canadian households that receive the channel via cable and satellite.

Said Thom Hartmann, "We are excited to be in the Nation's capital, the epicenter of political process at such a critical time. The next two years in our election cycle will be the new dancing with the stars...and we plan to bring our audience in-depth coverage on the issues effecting us all."

Emmy International nominated channel, RT has its studio hubs in Moscow and Washington DC and continues its worldwide expansion.

With its bold and original programming, RT is making inroads into what used to be mainstream media dominated television markets.

Said Margarita Simonyan , RT editor-in-chief:  "We show our viewers news they cannot see elsewhere. And now, together with Thom Hartmann, we will provide them with opinions that will encourage every viewer to question more. We are looking forward to the start of this new project on RT."

As an alternative media source often interacting with independent journalists and controversial opinion makers, RT has become a major player in the battle for information in the recent years.

Thom Hartmann is the NY Times bestselling author of over twenty books, and his Thom Hartmann Program is heard daily on hundreds of radio stations, SiriusXM, DirectTV and Dish Network, broadcast live from 12N-3pm across the US and on five continents, syndicated by Dial-Global, Pacifica , and Free Speech TV  Network. For two rears in a row, Hartmann has been ranked by Talkers Magazine as America's number one progressive talk show host.

In the US RT is available on cable in Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Diego. In Canada RT can be viewed in all the major cities on  Shaw Cable and Rogers Cable. For more information go to http://rt.com/About_Us/Broadcasting.html .

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