Al Gore's Current TV has been bought for approximately $500 million by Al Jazeera, the international news network owned by the oil-rich government of Qatar.
The network will be launching an American news channel with original content, prompting xenophobic reactions from the Internet's darker corners and more hopeful show pitches for the new venture from us:
What Can Oil Do for You?: A look at the all-natural substance that lubricates the world's most fascinating business deals. Hosted by Al Gore.
Inside Story: On the Arabic channel, "analysis, background and context on the day's top story." On the English version, Eliot Spitzer sighing over a map as he explains where Qatar is.
It's Al Jazeera, Not Al-Qaeda: A continuous loop of a very important message.
Crossfire: Formerly desk-bound American pundits are transported to Syria. Hilarity ensues.
I'm Back, Bitches! with Keith Olbermann: Everyone's favorite shouting head shouts you the shoutiest news of the day. In English and Arabic.
Top Gear With Jennifer Granholm: Jennifer Granholm discusses the latest luxury cars that are being made in the U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
Reading Viewer Tweets Out Loud: Journalism.
Glenn Beck's Nightmare Hour: California Lt. Governor and Current TV host Gavin Newsom performs same-sex marriage ceremonies beneath the Al Jazeera logo.
News: An hour-long show dedicated to the events that receive three minutes of airtime on Fox News and MSNBC.
Joy Behar Rides a Camel: Joy Behar rides a camel.
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