Anderson CooperAnderson Cooper says he’s “very happy at CNN.” Big-time television anchors don’t usually have to make such reassurances to staff, but these are uncertain times at the network.
Cooper’s the only prime-time host on CNN who hasn’t recently announced an upcoming departure, with both Campbell Brown and Larry King on the way out. Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer and columnist Kathleen Parker will host an unnamed—just don’t call it “Crossfire 2”—discussion show at 8 p.m., with King’s successor at 9 p.m. still unconfirmed. (But if you trust the British press and Simon Cowell, it’ll be journalist and reality star Piers Morgan).
Now there are rumors of instability at 10 p.m., as well.Read More »from CNN's Cooper shoots down rumors: 'silly gossip and sour grapes'