Warner Bros.' new Anderson Cooper-helmed talk show, now officially titled Anderson, has added 15 more stations to
its launch roster.
Those stations include Allbritton's WJLA Washington, D.C.,
which is one of three stations so far that will fill its Oprah time slot with the show when it debuts this fall.
Anderson is now
sold in 40 markets across the country, including Tribune's WPIX New York and Fox's
KTLA Los Angeles and WFLD Chicago. On KFMB San Diego and KBAK Bakersfield, Anderson will occupy the time slot
currently filled by CBS Television Distribution's Oprah, which ends its storied run after this season.
will be produced in New York City and by Warner
Bros. Television Group's Telepictures Productions in association with
StrongChild Productions. Cooper will serve as host and as an executive
Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.
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