Zucker Looking To Develop News Satire Show For CNN

New York Daily News, Monday, December 17, 2012 1:59 PM
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New CNN president Jeff Zucker, set to take the reins in late January,  "has quietly been sending out feelers to talent agents who represent, 'smart, funny comics like ('Daily Show' host) Jon Stewart' for a potential 'late night comedy,'" an anonymous source tells Don Kaplan.  This news is in line with reports of a Zucker strategy that "favors some of the 'infotainment' moves made by the cable network last year, like tapping 'Supersize Me' producer and star Morgan Spurlock and cranky globe-trotting TV chef Anthony Bourdain for new programming next year..."

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