HomeTVABCIs Jeff Zucker Headed For CNN? Luke Kerr November 28, 2012 ABC, CNN, Days of Our Lives, Katie, Talk Shows 7 Comments In October, Deadline reported Jeff Zucker, former CEO of NBCUniversal and Katie executive producer, was among the possible contenders to take over ratings-challenged cable news channel CNN. Now The New York Times is reporting the four-month search is focusing on Zucker. Several news executives close to Mr. Zucker said this week that they believed he had been chosen to run CNN, and they expected the appointment to be announced soon. People close to the Time Warner chief executive, Jeffrey L. Bewkes, also identified Mr. Zucker. A Time Warner spokesman declined to comment. Photo by PR Photos 7 Responses hey mon November 28, 2012 Yawn. Log in to Reply nysam November 28, 2012 Glad to see he is committed to making KATIE a success Log in to Reply angrierblackerman November 28, 2012 More industry recycling? I think he should retire quite honestly. Log in to Reply TV Gord November 29, 2012 Despite his apparent friendship with Piers Morgan, I hope he realizes business is business and has the good sense to kick him to the curb (for the good of the network)! Log in to Reply elvara November 29, 2012 Good luck to him. He’ll need it. He’s going to have to fire half of the anchors. The first one to go should be Soledad O’Brien. Log in to Reply Marland Fan November 29, 2012 Love how these guys keep “failing upward.” He destroyed NBC, Katie is DOA, and now he gets to run an international news organization. Go figure. Log in to Reply Divatude58 November 29, 2012 Some people can get second and third chances to fail miserbly. Others, not so much. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.