According to the Associated Press, MSNBC is courting Phil Donahue to return to television as the host of a topical prime-time hour.
AP quoted a source close to the negotiations who said Donahue wants to do it but a deal has not been reached.
Donahue's spokeswoman, Jill DeVincens, has reportedly confirmed that the 66-year-old talk-show pioneer has been having "ongoing discussions" with MSNBC.
The smarter way to stay on top of broadcasting and cable industry. Sign up below.
Thank you for signing up to Broadcasting & Cable. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.