First Mover: Anderson Cooper

The CNN news anchor on his move to daytime talk

What prompted your move to daytime TV?

At the age of 44, I felt like I wanted to get more out of life. And laugh more and learn more and get more out of each day. And I want that for viewers as well. It allows me to go in-depth on topics which don’t necessarily fit on a newscast.

Has working with Oprah and Regis fueled your desire to do your own daytime program?

I don’t know that it fueled it.

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