"Anderson" to replace "Oprah" in several key markets.

Anderson Cooper is scheduled to replace Oprah Winfrey in several markets as the land grab to replace the talkshow queen begins. It will also run on Fox owned-and-operated (O&Os) in a number of top markets, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston.

Sources say the CNN anchor's daytime talkshow will simply be called "Anderson."

According to the Hollywood Reporter:

The show is billed as a topical format that will cover everything from celebrities and pop culture to social issues and wide-interest news stories. Using his well-established interview skills, Cooper’s show is expected to welcome a broad range of guests and tackle debate-provoking subjects

The show is bing distributed by CNN sister company Warner Bros

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