CNBC Trying “Checkerboard” At 8pm

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By Brian 

CNBC is changing its primetime lineup again. Repeats of Deal or No Deal and The Apprentice have filled the 8pm timeslot for a while. But CNBC is trying to put some more money in primetime. Next week, Kudlow & Company will repeat at 8pm Monday through Thursday. Then, effective June 19 and “until further notice,” the channel will air “checkerboard programming” at 8pm:

Mondays: “CNBC Prime” (Best of CNBC Programming)

Tuesdays: “CNBC Documentaries” (Best of CNBC documentary series)

Wednesdays: “Fast Money” (A fast-paced hour with Wall Street’s top traders)

Thursdays: “Town Hall” (Live, audience program exploring single money-oriented topics)

Fridays: “Heads Up Poker” (Re-air of last season’s episodes)

> Also: Starting June 12, On The Money gets a permanent 11pm reair…