Possible changes on tap at CNN after ratings decline
By BILL ZWECKER Columnistfirstname.lastname@example.org June 28, 2012 10:28AM
Piers Morgan hosts "Piers Morgan Tonight" on CNN. | Getty Images
Along with all the pending changes at the Today Show tied to Ann Curry’s departure, there also is a major shakeup expected at CNN.In the wake of the cable news network’s worst ratings decline in 21 years, the rumors are again flying around about the possible axing of
Piers Morgan — though virtually all of the prime time shows, including Wolf Blitzer’s, Anderson Cooper’s and newcomer Erin Burnett’s, suffered serious rating slides.Meanwhile, back at NBC, if
Savannah Guthrie is tapped as Curry’s replacement as Matt Lauer’s co-anchor — many people expect Natalie Morales to exit “Today,” given she would have been passed over twice for the co-anchor slot.For the record, NBC is denying that story, first reported by the New York Post — saying Morales is completely happy with her role on the morning show.