Revolving Door: ‘CBS This Morning,’ Broadcast ratings, ‘Live With Kelly,’ and more

By Tonya Garcia Comment

CBS News has named a new line up of producers and a director of production for CBS This Morning.

History Channel, BET, Telemundo, and Comedy Central were all ratings winners in 2011. [via Multichannel News]

Live With Kelly is actually doing better without Regis. It’s up 14 percent among women ages 25 to 54.

The founder of The Los Angeles Times Pressmen’s 20 Year Club Ed Padgettwas fired this week for an unexplained reason.

Philadelphia Daily News sportswriter Bill Conlin resigned in anticipation of a Philadelphia Inquirer story containing allegations that Conlin molested four people when they were children. Today there’s a story containing allegations from two more women. The Philly Post jumps to his defense.

Piers Morgan gave testimony in the ongoing phone hacking investigation, stating that the Daily Mirror was not involved and didn’t hack anyone. However, when asked about how he got his hands on a voice message from Heather Mills (the former Mrs. Paul McCartney), his answer contradicts hers.

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Rekha Muddaraj has been named weekend co-anchor at KHOU in Houston. She had been anchor and reporter at KFMB in San Diego. (TVSpy)

Russ Mitchell has been named managing editor of evening news and lead anchor at WKYC in Cleveland. He had been weekend anchor of CBS Evening News and The Early Show at CBS. (TVSpy)

Jocelyn C. Zuckerman has been named executive editor at Whole Living. She had been articles editor at OnEarth. (mb)

Trish Regan has been named anchor of Street Smart at Bloomberg Television. She had been anchor at CNBC. (FishbowlNY)

Julie Miller has been named Hollywood blogger at She had been contributor at (release)

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