Anderson Cooper Talks About New Daytime Talk Show

Says he can interview reality stars and keep news cred

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In a conversation before a crowd of designers, programmers, and advertisers here at the PromaxBDA conference in Manhattan, Anderson Cooper touched on a variety of topics—from his love of seltzer water to drunk calls he’s received from reality TV stars. But the most substantive part of the chat centered on the new Warner Bros.-distributed daytime talk show Cooper is set to premiere in syndication this September, called Anderson.

Unlike his CNN news program Anderson Cooper 360 or his “on-assignment” work for 60 Minutes (which is sometimes hard news-focused but not always), Cooper’s new show will venture into new and decidedly softer territory.

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