The morning slot will be hosted by Don Lemon, Poppy Harlow and Kaitlan Collins. The move leaves open Mr. Lemon’s prime-time slot.
CNN is about to drastically overhaul its morning hours.
The network announced on Thursday that one of the network’s prime-time mainstays, Don Lemon; a midmorning anchor, Poppy Harlow; and a White House correspondent, Kaitlan Collins, would be the new faces of a completely revamped morning show.
The new show represents Chris Licht’s biggest programming move since taking over as CNN’s chairman in May, and it has big implications for the network’s prime-time lineup, too. Mr. Licht is still searching for a host for the 9 p.m. role that Chris Cuomo occupied before he was fired late last year, and he will now need to fill Mr. Lemon’s 10 p.m. hour, too.
The morning show will get a name change and a new format and set, the network said. The current show from