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Anderson Cooper's Daytime Talk Show Canceled After 2 Seasons
Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/29/12 | Michael O'Connell

Posted on 10/29/2012 7:16:03 PM PDT by null and void

UPDATED: Telepictures said Monday that the current season of the recently retooled series will be its last.

Telepictures, the syndicated arm of Warner Bros. studio, announced Monday that it will not be renewing Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show, Anderson Live, for a third season.

A result of continued soft ratings, despite a rebrand at its recent sophomore launch, the decision was first reported by The New York Times. The series will continue to air through summer 2013.

"We are extremely proud of Anderson and the show that he and the entire production team have produced," read a statement The Hollywood Reporter received from Warner Bros. "While we made significant changes to the format, set and produced it live in its second season, the series will not be coming back for a third season in a marketplace that has become increasingly difficult to break through. We will continue to deliver top-quality shows throughout next summer.

Cooper, who still has a primetime job on his CNN series Anderson Cooper 360, was silent about the news on Twitter but also released a statement through show reps.

"I am very proud of the work that our terrific staff has put into launching and sustaining our show for two seasons," he said. "I am also grateful to Telepictures for giving me the opportunity, and indebted to viewers, who have responded so positively. I look forward to doing more great shows this season, and though I'm sorry we won't be continuing, I have truly enjoyed it."

Monday's Anderson Live did not address the news, with the host following the latest news on Hurricane Sandy.

Cooper's daytime effort adopted a live format for its second season, adding a revolving door of guest co-hosts in an attempt to boost interest after a lackluster freshman performance. Though the series recently saw an uptick in its ratings with women, its most recent week averaged just a 1.1 rating among households and an average 1.452 million viewers. Those figures put it well below syndicated daytime champs like Dr. Phil and Live! With Kelly and Michael -- and behind new series like Katie and Steve Harvey.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: andersoncooper; andersonlive; canceled; homosexualagenda; liberalmedia; theend; trashtv
Maybe Fox will pick him up?
1 posted on 10/29/2012 7:16:03 PM PDT by null and void
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To: null and void

Should have stayed in the closet


2 posted on 10/29/2012 7:18:17 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: null and void

That no-talent fag is waaaay overexposed.


3 posted on 10/29/2012 7:19:15 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: null and void
There is only room for so many poofters on daytime TV.
4 posted on 10/29/2012 7:23:23 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: null and void

This might actually be the first documented occurrence of a sinking ship abandoning a rat.


5 posted on 10/29/2012 7:25:55 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (With (R)epublicans like these, who needs (D)emocrats?)
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If a tree falls in the forest....


6 posted on 10/29/2012 7:32:52 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: al baby
Should have stayed in the closet

Apparently, he and the show were in the closet, since, only a closet-sized group of people knew of the show.
7 posted on 10/29/2012 7:35:17 PM PDT by adorno
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To: al baby
Should have stayed in the closet

Yup. You lose a goo percentage of your audience when you come out.

1) Because most people do not tolerate such behavior.

2) It's usually a political statement (from the left - ie DEMOCRAT)which destroys your credibility with more than 50% of America.

3) Or both

8 posted on 10/29/2012 7:50:40 PM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: null and void

Don’t understand all the Anderson Cooper hate. At least he’s been on the Benghazi story. He seems pretty fair and balanced, although I don’t watch his shows.


9 posted on 10/29/2012 7:52:39 PM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (Your tattoo looks stupid.)
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To: al baby
Anderson Cooper was the one who came up with that insulting term for the tea party. A name taken from his own experience.

Everyone knows what I am talking about. Need I repeat it?

10 posted on 10/29/2012 8:06:00 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: null and void

I don’t think so. We’ve already got Shemp. LOL!


11 posted on 10/29/2012 8:14:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: null and void

Well little Anderson will have more time to spend with his
Husband...


12 posted on 10/29/2012 8:16:03 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: Stepan12

I remember what he said. I also remember that he Giggled when he said it,
So you’re right he was drawing on his own experience.


13 posted on 10/29/2012 8:18:31 PM PDT by Pompah
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To: Dr.Zoidberg

Well put. I had no idea he had another show.


14 posted on 10/29/2012 8:18:43 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 elections.)
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To: Stepan12

The problem is that Anderson Cooper ended up doing an “Oprah”, and dumped on half the audience that he might have had going for him. When those folks refused to watch...your potential for numbers go drastically down. I’m sure he didn’t care for his nightly CNN news position....but for afternoon TV...it’s a big negative.

On a separate note, if you notice the ratings for evening news...Anderson is doing fairly negative and I suspect that CNN will drop him sometime in 2013. He’ll do some pieces for 60 Minutes, and probably drift off to the MSNBC folks at some point (the AAA-level of newscasters).


15 posted on 10/29/2012 8:21:04 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Stepan12
Anderson Cooper was the one who came up with that insulting term for the tea party. A name taken from his own experience

Don't sweat it... Chris Plante came up with "Manderson Pooper"

16 posted on 10/29/2012 8:22:47 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: null and void

Cooper is a pooper. In more ways than one.


17 posted on 10/29/2012 8:28:20 PM PDT by Leep (Are you smarter than a 7th grade math student and or Barack 0bama?)
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To: null and void

Obama’s gonna need a job next year and they are just making room for a a new show named “Leading from Behind”.


18 posted on 10/29/2012 8:37:33 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: OrioleFan
You're a BAD man!


19 posted on 10/29/2012 8:50:28 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1378 of the Obama Regime - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

Anyone with his morality—is depraved-—as he revealed when his gutter mind referred to the Tea Party with his vulgar reference for a depraved, dehumanizing act (all homosexual acts) that he was probably performing nightly-—and giggling about it on National TV—inside joke, ha ha.

It is amazing when you don’t judge evil to be -well—evil. Sodomy is evil and one who embraces it and revels in it—is just evil. A warped mind—warps everything. I wouldn’t listen to any of his “opinions”.


20 posted on 10/29/2012 8:56:16 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: null and void

21 posted on 10/29/2012 8:58:08 PM PDT by RichInOC ("ARMAGEDDON!!!" [BOOM!] "And the rodents' red glare, gerbils bursting in air...")
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To: null and void

Apparently the Gay thing still doesn’t sell in America!


22 posted on 10/29/2012 9:15:00 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: null and void

The Fox broadcast network might, they are just as bad as the rest


23 posted on 10/29/2012 9:23:32 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Dr.Deth; Leep

One of our sons calls him “Anderson Hand-in-my-pooper”.

(I blame our son’s crude sense of humor on his father.)


24 posted on 10/29/2012 9:39:53 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: null and void

Interesting how he got canned, just after he clobbers Debbie Wasserman Shultz in an interview TODAY.


25 posted on 10/29/2012 10:25:48 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Hmmm?


26 posted on 10/29/2012 10:30:02 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1378 of the Obama Regime - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: null and void

Actually it was reported by Larry Elder today on KABC. The interview was a little while ago. I think he made some DemocRATs very angry.


27 posted on 10/29/2012 10:32:10 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
Democrats are like muslims, something is always offending them.

(Usually it's the truth)...

28 posted on 10/29/2012 10:33:42 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1378 of the Obama Regime - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: null and void

Mainstream America doesn’t want to watch a gay guy read the news, and is inclined to hurl over the “tea bagger” comment. Who knew?/ sarc


29 posted on 10/29/2012 11:00:13 PM PDT by pops88 (Geek chick standing with Breitbart for truth)
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To: null and void

Cooper was beginning to see the light and lib-TV couldn’t handle that.


30 posted on 10/30/2012 5:43:21 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: null and void

If the opening had been on MSNBC, Obama’s show would have been “FORWARD! from Behind”, or “Tingle up my Leg”.


31 posted on 10/30/2012 3:59:59 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Henry Hnyellar; Chode

“If a tree falls in the forest....”

Do the other trees laugh at him?


32 posted on 10/30/2012 6:37:26 PM PDT by Morgana (Time to play cowboys and muslims.)
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To: Morgana
yes, and then post it to you-tube...
33 posted on 10/30/2012 6:53:01 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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