Lisa Morin, formerly a producer of Oprah, has been named an executive producer on Warner Bros.'
upcoming Anderson, the new daytime
talk show featuring Anderson Cooper. Anderson
will premiere in syndication on Sept. 12.
Morin joins Jim Murphy and Cooper, who also will serve as
"From the inception of this show, we knew we wanted
to have a combination of producers from various genres to create a truly
multi-dimensional show in order to capitalize on Anderson's broad range and the
variety of topics we plan to cover to distinguish it in daytime," said
Hilary Estey McLoughlin, president of Telepictures Productions, a subsidiary of
Warner Bros., in a statement. "Lisa is one of the premier producers in
talk television with a 15-year track record at Oprah. Her daytime talk experience perfectly complements Jim's
morning show and news experience to create a great team to lead the show."
"Lisa is a remarkable talent and I am so happy that
she is joining our team," said Cooper, also in a statement. "We want
to create a really interesting, entertaining, and informative daytime program
and Lisa has a terrific vision for the program and the experience needed to
make it a reality."
Morin spent the past 15 years producing Oprah, most recently serving as senior
supervising producer, a position she has held since 2006. She also served as a
supervising producer from 2003 to 2006, producer from 1997 to 2003 and senior
associate producer from 1996 to 1997. Prior to joining Oprah, Morin also was a producer on The Jenny Jones Show from 1993 to 1996.
Morin graduated from the University of Minnesota with a
B.A. in Business and Theater.
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