Jeff Zucker Reportedly Chosen to Head CNN

Former NBCUniversal chief exec would replace Jim Walton

In perhaps the worst-kept secret in television since "Letterman dislikes Leno," Jeff Zucker, former head of NBCUniversal, has reportedly been picked to head up CNN in the wake of Jim Walton's departure at the end of the year. According to the L.A. Times, talks with Zucker have been heating up over the last few weeks, and an agreement could be place as early as the end of this week.

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