Wednesday, July 06, 2011

CNN Dumps Client No. 9

His political career ended with a bang, his television career with nary a whimper.
CNN has canceled its television talk show hosted by former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, despite a major revamp less than six months ago.

Announcing its fall TV schedule on Wednesday, CNN said that Anderson Cooper's nightly news program AC360 will air in the slot now occupied by Spitzer's "In the Arena".

Spitzer, who debuted his new show on CNN in October 2010 with Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker, was not mentioned in the line-up. Parker left the show in February after disappointing ratings, and the show was revamped with Spitzer continuing as the main contributor.

"The new line-up showcases anchors who are experienced reporters in covering stories that span the globe," said Ken Jautz, CNN's executive vice president.
Let's face it, life could be worse.


FrankG said...

I bet he swallowed hard when given the news

NeoKong said...

Maybe CNN can replace him with some smug arrogant foreign born muslim jerk like on all their other time slots.