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Daytime Stars Among 35 Most Powerful People in Media


Live With Kelly and Michael'Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan landed on The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Most Powerful People in Media list. All three teams from  rival morning shows Good Morning America, Today and CBS This Morning  also earned spots on the list. READ MORE

Anderson Cooper Tapes CNN Pilot With Kathy Griffin; Did NBC Approach Him to Replace Matt Lauer?

Just how many new shows can Anderson Cooper do?  According to Deadline, the journalist and Kathy Griffin filmed a pilot for CNN. The website is also reporting NBC approached Cooper to replace Today's embattled Matt Lauer.


I hear NBC toppers recently reached out to CNN’s Anderson Cooper to replace Lauer on the show before the end of the year. After their initial approach to Cooper, I hear NBC reached out to Lauer to get his blessing about the changeover. But I heard they got pushback from the Today veteran, who contacted Cooper to express his disapproval. I also hear that call caught Cooper by surprise, as he had assumed Lauer had been brought on board before NBC began making overtures.


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Lisa Rinna to Guest Co-Host Anderson Cooper Live December 7

Former Days of Our Lives star Lisa Rinna will join Anderson Cooper as a guest co-host of Anderson Cooper Live on December 7. The episode will cover the controversial dating site MissTravel.com and Good Housekeeping’s Top 3 Holiday Toy Picks. Glee’s Melissa Benoist will be the featured guest. 

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Anderson Cooper Temporarily Blinded While on Assignment

Daytime talk show host and star Anderson Cooper was temporarily blinded while on assignment. Cooper shared a photo of himself on Instagram, teasing more details on today’s Anderson Live.

"Temporarily blinded last week while on assignment," he said. "UV light bouncing off water. Much better now. Details today on #andersonlive." 

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