‘Real Talent’ Erin Burnett CNN’s Next Morning Goddess Under Zucker?

NYP Page Six: New CNN chief Jeff Zucker is looking at Erin Burnett to revive the cabler’s moribund morning ratings, writes The Post’s Richard Johnson. Burnett, who burst onto the TV news field at CNBC, is now hosting the 7 to 8 p.m. hour on CNN. “Zucker thinks she’s a real talent,” a source said. “He’ll team her up with a guy, and they’ll go after the audience watching ‘Today’ and ‘Good Morning America.’ One thing Zucker knows how to do is a morning show.” Zucker became “Today” executive producer in 1992 at the age of 26 and orchestrated its 16 years of ratings dominance.

Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 7:10 AM


  • Jimbotalk

    I hear Larry King is available.

    • http://chickaboomer.com/ Marty Davis

       Doesn’t Carlos Slim have Larry locked up?

    • Jimbotalk

      Well somebody should (BADDA-BOOM!)

    • http://chickaboomer.com/ Marty Davis

       Well, at least Larry is not how I bill Miss Burnett: a “comely cipher.”

    • CaptainPaul

       Sure is comely; not so sure if anything upstairs…

  • http://www.facebook.com/john.cobb.509 John Cobb

    Burnett lost her protector when Mark Haines died. 

    She saw the writing on the wall and jumped to CNN before CNBC could can her.

    Amazing how some people can always fall in it.CNN takes what CNBC throws away 

    Now, Zucker thinks he can make it work, which means Zucker is going to bring Haines back from the dead, damn that man is good.

    • http://chickaboomer.com/ Marty Davis

       And now Zucker’s gonna make her a morning news star.