Bear Collapse Brings Special Programming

By SteveK 

With Bear Stearns and financial news still dominating the cable news headlines, the financial cablers are slated to cover the crisis tonight:

• Bloomberg — Tonight at 7pmET, the coverage shifts to Asia to see how their markets prepare to open. At 9pmET, former Fed Governor Lyle Gramley will preview tomorrow’s Fed meeting.

• CNBC — A live one-hour special airs tonight at 8pmET, called “Is Your Money Safe?” Anchored by Maria Bartiromo live at the NYSE and Dylan Ratigan outside Bear Stearns NY HQ, the team will take a look at what the future holds for the company and the market as a whole.

• FBN — Tonight at 6pmET on Cavuto, Neil Cavuto interviews Sherron Watkins, the Enron whistle-blower, to give her perspective on Bear Stearns. Harvey Pitt, former SEC Chairman appears with David Asman on America’s Nightly Scoreboard at 7pmET. Tomorrow Cavuto interviews Henry Paulson, U.S. Sec. of Treasury.

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