Anderson Cooper Gets Daytime Talk Show
But he'll keep his nightly show on CNN
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 30, 2010 1:01 PM CDT
Anderson Cooper will have a daytime talk show next fall.   (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)

(Newser) – Maybe Anderson Cooper can fill Oprah's void in daytime TV? The CNN anchor is getting his own daytime talk show next fall. (No name yet.) It will be distributed by Warner Bros.—parent company Time Warner also owns CNN—and syndicated nationally. Plenty of slots should be available with Oprah ending her show, notes the Daily News. Cooper will continue to anchor his nightly AC360 on CNN, says the network.

“Over the course of the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work on a number of daytime programs,” Cooper said in a statement. “It’s fun and interesting to work in daytime television. The format is unique and you can really go in-depth on a wide range of fascinating and compelling stories."

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MrBrownstone1475
Oct 1, 2010 10:39 PM CDT
Can't go wrong with Anderson Cooper. Straight and to the point, unbiased, sympathetic, and good at what he does.
j e f
Sep 30, 2010 6:01 PM CDT
Oh AC, you're such a lightweight.
thepita
Sep 30, 2010 5:36 PM CDT
guys with half a brain usually turn me off. but ac's smart and sexy!