Bloomberg TV to Broadcast ‘Charlie Rose’

By Andrew Gauthier 

The New York Times

“Charlie Rose,” the long-running interview program that is synonymous with PBS, is getting a second home: Bloomberg Television.

In a deal that is expected to be announced on Thursday, Bloomberg will rebroadcast Charlie Rose‘s show in prime time around the world. The arrangement marks one of Bloomberg’s boldest steps yet to refashion its programming to better compete with CNBC and other channels.

The pact will take effect in September, Bloomberg officials said Wednesday.

The one-hour program will continue to be syndicated to PBS affiliates in the United States, as it has since 1991; the editions will be replayed the next evening on Bloomberg. More…

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