Eliot Spitzer Axed at CNN, Cooper Moves Up

July 06, 2011 Television

CNN announced Wednesday they have canceled "In the Arena with Eliot Spitzer," and will move Anderson Cooper's "AC360" into the 8:00 PM time slot beginning August 8.


"I'm looking forward to the new time slot and am excited to share 'AC360' with a new audience at 8:00 PM, while still connecting with my regular viewers at 10:00 PM," said Cooper.

In the fall, CNN will also rearranged their evening lineup, premiering a new program with former CNBC star Erin Burnett, which will air at 7:00 PM. "Piers Morgan Tonight" will continue to air at 9:00 PM.

"The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" will continue as a two-hour daily program, airing in a new timeslot of 4:00-6:00 PM, the network said, while CNN Newsroom will now air from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Cooper's daytime talk show, "Anderson," debuts September 12. To find out when it's on near you, click here.