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'Piers Morgan Live' Dead - British Or CNN's Latest Victim?

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Published on Feb 24, 2014

"CNN President Jeff Zucker has decided to bring an end to Piers Morgan's low-rated primetime show, network sources told POLITICO on Sunday. "Piers Morgan Live" could end as early as next month, though Morgan may stay with the network in another role.

Morgan, a former British tabloid editor, replaced Larry King in the 9 p.m. hour three years ago, prior to Zucker's tenure as president. His show earned consistently low ratings, registering as few as 50,000 viewers in the 25-to-54 year-old demographic earlier this week.

"CNN confirms that Piers Morgan Live is ending," Allison Gollust, head of CNN communications, told POLITICO on Sunday after an earlier version of this post was published. "The date of the final program is still to be determined.""* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.

*Read more here from Dylan Byers / Politico:
http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2...

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