The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer is an afternoon, early evening newscast on CNN and CNN International hosted by Wolf Blitzer that first aired on August 8, 2005. The broadcast currently airs weekdays live from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM ET from Washington D.C. The show begins with the following open: "Happening Now ..... We want to welcome our viewers in the United States and around the world. I'm Wolf Blitzer, and You're in the Situation Room", which includes highlights of what the show will discuss. Current events, breaking news, political headlines, and extraordinary reports all with discussions happen during the lively program.

The show also makes use of top CNN journalists from across the network and political analysts. They include Brian Todd, Gloria Borger, and John King. By 2012, CNN's Washington D.C. studios were completely redesigned giving The Situation Room a newly updated look. Former Situation Room main contributors include Lisa Sylvester who showcased reports and headlines, Jack Cafferty who presented The Cafferty File, and Kate Bolduan who briefly co-hosted part of the program with Wolf Blitzer.

Show Info

Airs on: United States CNN (2005 - now)
Schedule: Weekdays at 17:00 (120 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: News
Episodes ordered: 261 episodes

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Previous Episode

Episode 195

Episode 13x195; Sep 29, 2017

Traditional reporting and online resources update international news.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
13x195: Episode 195Sep 29, 2017
13x194: Episode 194Sep 28, 2017
13x193: Episode 193Sep 27, 2017
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