Can A New Morning Show With Don Lemon Help Turn Around CNN’s Fortunes?

As behind the scenes drama plays out, CNN anchors will have to put on a happy face Tuesday when the curtain goes up on a new morning show. CNN This Morning is the first major initiative under CNN Chairman Chris Licht, who took the reins in April after a successful run at CBS, where he turned around the network’s morning news program and Stephen Colbert’s late night show. Above, CNN This Morning‘s co-anchors (l-r): Poppy Harlow, Don Lemon and Kaitlan Collins — all familiar faces to the network’s viewers.

CNN Revamping Morning Show With Lemon, Harlow And Collins

They will replace the current team of John Berman and Brianna Keilar on New Day, which airs on the news network from 6 to 9 a.m. ET. It’s the first major programming move announced by new CNN Chairman Chris Licht, who has an extensive background in morning television.

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