CNN's shake-up continues as Jake Tapper is moved to Chris Cuomo's old 9pm primetime slot

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CNN's shake-up continues arsenic Jake Tapper is PROMOTED to Chris Cuomo's aged 9pm primetime slot aft woke-warrior Don Lemon was moved to beforehand flagship meal show

  • CNN announced Thursday that Jake Tapper has been tapped to instrumentality implicit Chris Cuomo's aged 9pm slot - the latest successful a bid of sweeping changes by the network
  • Tapper, 53, the outlet's pb Washington anchor, volition antheral the hallowed timeslot done this year's midterm elections, starting October 10
  • While temporary, the occupation - held by Cuomo until helium was nixed for helping member Andrew done a enactment ungraded - could go imperishable if Tapper draws eyes

By Alex Hammer For Dailymail.Com

Published: 16:23 BST, 22 September 2022 | Updated: 16:29 BST, 22 September 2022

CNN's Jake Tapper has been tapped to instrumentality implicit Chris Cuomo's aged 9pm primetime slot - the latest successful a bid of sweeping changes enacted by the web arsenic it looks to shed its cognition of being excessively liberal. 

Tapper, the outlet's pb Washington anchor, volition antheral the hallowed timeslot through this year’s midterm elections, the web announced successful a connection Thursday, starting October 10 and continuing until November 11.

While temporary, the occupation - which was held by Cuomo until helium was nixed for helping member Andrew done his intersexual misconduct ungraded - could become imperishable if Tapper, 53, draws viewers.

Ratings for the hr person suffered since Cuomo's ousting past December, with the web failing to capable the slot agelong associated with the host, who is acceptable to statesman a caller occupation anchoring for non-partisan web NewsNation in October. 

The slot has since been manned by a bid of rotating hosts, but has failed to garner the numbers it did nether 52-year-old Cuomo. 

It besides comes days aft CNN announced a 'reimagined' greeting show featuring Trump-hating anchor Don Lemon - contempt caller CEO Chris Licht's pledges to determination the web distant from left-leaning commentary and reconstruct spot successful the media.

Jake Tapper, CNN's pb Washington anchor, volition antheral the hallowed timeslot done this year’s midterm elections, the web announced successful a connection Thursday, starting October 10

'The satellite has travel to trust connected Jake's no-nonsense attack to covering the news, particularly during high-stakes predetermination cycles,' main enforcement Licht said successful a connection announcing the latest shakeup astatine the famously wide network. 

'This determination volition showcase his pugnacious reporting, astute investigation and consequential interviews arsenic our audiences navigate the myriad of issues astatine involvement successful the midterms,' the CEO added.

Licht, who headed Stephen Colbert's Late Show for six years until it was announced helium was replacing besides ousted brag Jeff Zucker past February, added that successful summation to the 9pm change, anchor Alisyn Camerota and ineligible expert Laura Coates volition stock the 10pm done 12am clip slot - a station that volition beryllium near abandoned by Lemon.

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