"CBS This Morning," a new program anchored by Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica Hill, made its debut Monday, Jan. 9. The broadcast airs from seven o'clock to nine o'clock on KWCH 12. It replaces "The Early Show" which ended its 12 year run on Friday.
In addition to the three anchors, John Miller joins the team as a senior correspondent. Rebecca Jarvis is the business and economics correspondent and Jeff Glor serves as a special correspondent.
Chris Licht is the executive producer of the new broadcast, and will continue his role as vice president of programming, overseeing CBS News broadcasts and the development of new opportunities across all platforms.
The style, tone, and content of the new morning program will extend CBS News' commitment to original reporting and journalistic integrity.
The broadcast will present a mix of daily news, coverage of developing stories of national and global significance, and interviews with leading figures in politics, business and entertainment.It will offer morning viewers a more thoughtful, substantive and insightful source of news and information, delivered by a team of experienced journalists.
Rose has hosted his nightly interview program, "Charlie Rose," on PBS since 1991. His guests have included an exceptionally wide range of renowned figures, including politicians, business leaders, scientists, artists and performers. He has drawn attention to areas rarely covered in national television, including the unique influences of classical music, painting, photography, and architecture. He has also served as a correspondent for "60 Minutes II" (1999-2005) and as an occasional correspondent for 60 Minutes.
King has hosted "The Gayle King Show," a live, weekday television interview program on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network since Jan. 10, promoting discussion of a broad variety of topics that include politics, cultural developments, and news events. She has hosted "The Gayle King Show" on XM Satellite Radio since 2006. In addition, she has served as editor at large of the award-winning O, The Oprah Magazine since 1999, shaping the magazine's content and message and coordinating the efforts of staff and contributors with the vision of the magazine's founder and editorial director, Oprah Winfrey.
Hill has served as co-anchor of CBS News' "The Early Show" since January 2011, prior to which she was news anchor of the broadcast (2010), and co-anchor of "The Early Show on Saturday Morning" (2008-2010). While at CBS, she also served as news anchor and correspondent for CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" (2005-10), substitute anchor for Cooper and Campbell Brown (2008-10) and anchor of "CNN Tonight" (2009).
The new morning program will broadcast live from the legendary CBS Broadcast Center in New York City, which has served as the headquarters of CBS News broadcasts for nearly half a century. The building is where television icons, including Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, first created original reporting, broadcasting it live to the nation and the world.
The new program's state-of-the-art, high-definition studio will feature cutting-edge digital technologies, and is on the ground floor of the CBS Broadcast Center.