Deutsch Gets Casting Call

CNBC has signed Donny Deutsch, chairman and CEO of IPG’s Deutsch, to host six one-hour specials that will air this year, starting Sept. 1. He will also be a guest host on the network’s Squawk Box, a substitute co-host on Kudlow & Cramer and a commentator for CNBC Business Day, among others. A pilot for his own show is also in discussion.