Eliot Spitzer a Hot Property for Cable News

By Andrew Gauthier 

Associated Press

Eliot Spitzer became a national punch line after he resigned in disgrace as New York governor, following a prostitution scandal.

Two years later, he’s a hot commodity in cable television news.

Executives at both CNN and MSNBC have talked to Spitzer about jobs hosting programs on their networks. The increasingly visible former governor had a handful of test drives, most recently last week when he filled in for Dylan Ratigan for an hour in the afternoon at MSNBC, and he’s a frequent guest on news networks. More…