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.
It’s ‘Anderson’ And It’s Got 15 More Stations
Allbritton’s ABC affiliate WJLA Washington (DMA 9), has committed to air the new syndicated talk show hosted by Anderson Cooper, which will be called Anderson, at 4 p.m., where it will replace Oprah when it debuts in fall 2011.
The Warner Bros. Domestic Television series will also replace Oprah on KFMB San Diego and KBAK Bakersfield, Calif. Anderson has picked up 15 additional stations and is now sold in 40 markets.
Cooper will continue to anchor CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, the network’s evening newscast which focuses on hard news, politics and pundits, airing weeknights at 10 p.m. In addition to reporting for CNN, Cooper also provides reports for CBS’s 60 Minutes.
The series will be based in New York City and produced by Telepictures Productions in association with StrongChild Productions and Cooper will be an executive producer.