Questions…About Jeffrey Immelt, CNN Pipeline, On The Story, And Deutsch’s Party

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By Brian 

> What was GE head honcho Jeffrey Immelt doing at CNBC on Thursday?

> CNN Pipeline is being beta tested and “correspondents are beginning to give live reports during rehearsals,” a tipster says, adding “this thing is going to be huge.” Is the network preparing for a late September launch?

> Why has Kyra Phillips been replaced by Joe Johns as moderator of CNN’s On The Story?

> Donny Deutsch threw a party to “celebrate the success of the show” in midtown on Thursday, a tipster says. Success? What success? Is he listening to Katie Couric again?…

> Bonus question: Name the only show on cable news whose ratings are routinely higher for its repeat…