The Death of PJTV: How Aubrey Chernick's Right-Wing Media Dream Died - 2016-04-15

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F375.png The Death of PJTV: How Aubrey Chernick's Right-Wing Media Dream Died April 15, 2016, Lloyd Grove, Daily Beast

PJTV.com—the right-wing online television outlet named for bedtime clothing and funded by a reclusive Los Angeles tech billionaire—is shutting down after nearly eight rocky years, unable to figure out how to monetize ideological video on the Web.

The often-bellicose outlet—which once deployed Joe "The Plumber" Wurzelbacher as a war correspondent in Israel, and featured truculent firebrand Bill Whittle (who joked at a Ted Cruz rally that gun-toting Texans should shoot at cars bearing California plates), talk radio jock Tammy Bruce, and Instapundit blogger Glenn Reynolds among its roster of a dozen conservative and libertarian personalities—abruptly stopped producing video content this week at its lavish television studio and editing facilities in El Segundo, hard by LAX.

Starting on May 11, according to a memo from the outlet's executive producer, Chad Mann, PJTV will cease to exist, and its archives will reside at PJMedia.com.

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