Report: Another King Doomed at CNN

By Andrew Gauthier 

New York Post

The next head to roll at CNN will be John King‘s, insiders say.

“Since King replaced Lou Dobbs, he’s lost more than half his audience,” one source told us. “If it were a fight, it would be stopped on a TKO because of the bleeding.”


In April, Washington Post TV critic Tom Shales quoted a producer as saying King’s show was attracting “only friends and relatives.” An insider said CNN brass are fretting because King’s anemic lead-in doomed the 8 p.m. show of Campbell Brown, who’s leaving at the end of the month and will be replaced after Labor Day by Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker. More…