Anderson Cooper Overhauls Talk Show

Cooper’s one-hour daily syndicated talk show will kick off on Sept. 10 as Anderson Live and will feature a new set, new live format with rotating co-hosts and new features on its website.

‘Anderson’ Preparing New Studio

‘Anderson’ Ex. Producer Jim Murphy Steps Down

‘Anderson’ Cleared In 89% Of U.S.

Allbritton Stations, led by WJLA Washington, is the most recent group to renew the talk show. It’s now cleared in 47 of the top 50 markets.

FCC: Cooper Talk Show Is News Program

The commission has determined Anderson Cooper’s syndicated talk show qualifies as news and is thus exempt from obligations to giving political candidates equal air time.

‘Anderson’ Renewed For Second Season

Fox Television Stations reup the talk show in Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston, and add it in New York, Minneapolis and Tampa. It’s also renewed on stations from LIN, Meredith, Gannett and Midwest Television.

Lowered Expectations For Talk Shows

Anderson Cooper’s new talk show, Anderson, is averaging a 1.4 household rating and 1.8 million viewers for the first three weeks of this season. Ten years ago, those numbers would have triggered panic and flop sweat among the show’s producers and the stations airing Anderson — yet it’s the season’s top-rated new syndicated talk show. Welcome to the new world of daytime TV.

‘Anderson’ Struck By Teen Coma Tragedy

Anderson Cooper’s new daytime talk show, Anderson, is dealing with its first tragic situation. A teenager is in a coma after a producer from the show allegedly encouraged him to record his behavior for an episode centered on the “teenage mind.”

New Daytime Contenders Up Against ‘Judy’

Daytime television may have lost Oprah Winfrey, but new entrants — including CNN anchor Anderson Cooper — may have an even bigger competitor to face: Judge Judy. Judge Judy, with tough-talking Judge Judy Sheindlin sitting on the bench, is the most popular syndicated program on television and the most-watched daytime show. Over the last five years, the audience of Judge Judy has ballooned by nearly a third to more than 8 million while The Oprah Winfrey Show fell by the same amount, down to 5.6 million in its final season this year.

Winehouse’s Family To Be On ‘Anderson’

In the first interview since her death, Amy Winehouse’s father, mother, brother and boyfriend will sit down with Anderson Cooper.


Cooper Almost 24/7 As He Readies Talk Show

Anderson Cooper is becoming practically ubiquitous. The CNN primetime host and 60 Minutes correspondent is readying his new Warner Bros. syndicated daytime talk show for a Sept. 12 launch. He talks about his goals for the new show and his need to mono-task as his schedule fills up.


Anderson Cooper Talks About His Talker

In a conversation before a crowd of designers, programmers, and advertisers at the PromaxBDA conference in Manhattan, Anderson Cooper said that Anderson, his new Warner Bros.-distributed daytime talk show, will “cover a broad spectrum of topics,” though, he adds, “I don’t think we’ll be doing a lot of politics.... There are so many places where viewers can get that.”

DMA 104

WBTW Unveils New Fall Afternoon Lineup

Media General’s CBS affiliate WBTW Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (DMA 104), announced its new fall afternoon lineup. Debuting Monday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. will be Anderson hosted by CNN journalist Anderson Cooper. From undercover investigations to hidden camera experiments, Anderson promises to explore topics and issues of concern to women. Replacing Oprah at 4 p.m. […]

EP Jim Murphy Leaving ‘GMA’ For ‘Anderson’

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says the top executive behind “Good Morning America” is leaving. ABC News President Ben Sherwood said Wednesday that Jim Murphy, senior executive producer of the show, is becoming executive producer of Anderson Cooper’s new syndicated talk show. Murphy’s top deputy, Tom Cibrowski, will continue as “Good Morning America’”s executive […]

‘Anderson’ Adds 25 Stations To Lineup

The additional markets bring the new Warner Bros. talk strip clearances to more than 82% of the U.S.

TV Stations Snapping Up ‘Anderson’

At least 80 stations around the country have signed on to air Warner Bros.’ new talk show Anderson, which debuts in the fall.

It’s ‘Anderson’ And It’s Got 15 More Stations

The new syndicated talk show hosted by Anderson Cooper will officially be called Anderson. The new additions to its lineup include WJLA Washington and brings its total clearances to 40 markets.