August 14th, 2012

CNN Put Piers on Probation

Piers Morgan is fighting for his job as CNN bosses look to revamp the beleaguered network’s prime time line up. June saw Piers drag the channel’s viewing figures to a 21-year low, while ratings plummeted again last month. Now, according to reports, CNN chiefs have put him on probation:

Anderson Cooper — CNN’s only claimant to real TV star power — appears to be the only one safe in the network’s primetime lineup, say those who have talked with programming officials there.”

 The pressure is on…


146 Comments

  1. 1
    Time for says:

    Taxi for Peirs!

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  2. 2
    Piers says:

    I’m coming home, I’ve done my time.

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  3. 3
    Damn says:

    How much has he made since he’s been there?

    Early retirement might be nice!

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  4. 4
    AC1 says:

    http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/08/13/leftist_planet?page=full

    BBC writes guide books. They are of course boilerplate anti-western.

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  5. 5
    NeverRed says:

    I hope they don’t sack the slimeball. Keep him in the USA, far away from these shores.

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  6. 6
    Piers Moron says:

    Can I have my job at the Daily Moron back? I promise to put even more childish loony left hacks like Routledge and Reade in the paper

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  7. 7
    Arsene Wenger says:

    Piers will be on suicide watch when he reads the news that Arsenal have sold Robin Van Persie to Manchester United !!

    It’s hard supporting Arsenal Football Club,Piers !

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  8. 8
    Roscoe Rules says:

    BREAKING NEWS:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2187877/Kim-Kardashian-shes-looking-forward-growing-old-Kanye-West.html

    Give it up Kim he’s gonna leave your ass for a white girl.
    A proper one I mean.

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  9. 9
    Piss Organ says:

    On probation ? Should be in prison.

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  10. 13
    Peirs says:

    We can work it out!

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  11. 17
    Glistening Otter says:

    Unless we can find another way of keeping him in America, he’ll end up on the BBC payroll. The pressure’s on us.

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  12. 20
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    To the “suits” at CNN: Somebody explain why the hiring of Piers Morgan “seemed like a good idea at the time.”
    If you’re not too embarrassed to do so.

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  13. 21
    National Socialist says:

    Can anyone give me a single reason why Moron has not even been interviewed by the plod about phone hacking?

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  14. 22
    Lefties are thick, righties are nasty says:

    Hi right wingers! Who are you hating today? And which of you is this man?

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  15. 23
    The UK says:

    Dear CNN

    Piers Morgan is the best broadcaster in the world and deserves to be kept on at CNN in LA in a full time role ad infinitum.

    Thanks

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    • 27
      O'Drama (part time painter and decorator) says:

      Looks like he could become a National Asset – put him on the payroll

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  16. 28
    Penfold says:

    Are we about to have a serious case of Schadenfreude that we can wallow in?

    Can we also hope that he gets investigated by the IRS? Pretty please.

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  17. 29

    Who is this Piers Morgan and why are we talking about him?

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  18. 33
    Outlier says:

    How has this slimy piece of shit managed to avoid being called back to the Leveson Murdoch witch-hunt to expalin some apparant lies in his testimony?

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  19. 36
    Clarkson says:

    The biggest c*nt…………in the world.

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  20. 37
    Tim E Warner says:

    Thank you, Piers, but yours is the kind of support we can do without.

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  21. 48
    Lord Sugar says:

    LMAO at this thread !

    Come on you Spurs.

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  22. 53
    Pingu says:

    He looks a lot like Dave in that photo.

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  23. 57
    Piers Morgan says:

    Some pretty famous and important people have been lucky to meet me I must say.

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  24. 61

    The wellspring of love for Piers is clearly in this blog. All others hate him.

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  25. 63
    CNN says:

    Sung to the Words ‘Ghost town’ By the Specials.

    ‘Do you remember the good old days before Piers come?
    Viewers danced and sung when the bombs rained down on a Iraq town’
    ….ah de da de de da de da etc

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  26. 67
    Definition of a hypocrite says:

    Piers Morgan, is this is the guy who knowingly oversaw the fabrication of faked photographs claiming to show British Army personel , abusing and pissing on Iraqi civillians and who recently berated our athletes for not being patriotic enough , right ?

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  27. 72
    Webwrights says:

    ‘The Newsroom’, the new Aaron Sorkin series which has had a heavy kicking from the critics but which I think is rather good, is currently running a storyline in which the station has suffered a collapse in ratings. Part 2 is next week!

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  28. 73
    Webwrights says:

    ‘The Newsroom’, the new Aaron Sorkin series which has had a heavy kicking from the critics but which I think is rather good, is currently running a storyline in which the station has suffered a collapse in ratings. The anchor’s job is at risk. Part 2 is next week!

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  29. 76
    Aunty Matter says:

    Piss Moron makes our Cam-moron look like he knows what he’s doing.

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  30. 77
    Larry King says:

    That son of a b**** took my job but I’m ready to return.

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  31. 82
    Lefties are thick, righties are nasty says:

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  32. 90
    Piers Morgan says:

    Stand by for a super injunction, you merry bunch of right wing political bloggers.

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  33. 96
    Aunty Matter says:

    So within the space of 15 minutes the BBC news had Rachel (I can’t speak properly) Reeves on spouting on about the economy and rail fares. Then we get one of the lesbian brothers wheeled out to spout exactly the same thing.

    Your BBC TV tax promoting Nu Labour.

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  34. 97
    FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES EH? says:

    How the fuck did this moron not get banged up?

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  35. 106
    Richard Chimney says:

    I’m watching The Sexpendables 2.

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  36. 107
    National Socialist says:

    I wonder if Moron reads this blog.

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  37. 114
    Anon says:

    Perhaps after Piers is finally ejected by CNN he can move to Biased Broadcasting Company aka BBC & continue to put a few more nails in the coffin of this left wing dinosaur dictatorship…..

    Who’s time for extinction is NOW !!

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  38. 117

    SNP ministers allowed Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi to be given abiraterone (prostate cancer drug) at the cost of the taxpayer whilst denying it to all Scottish citizens … until their eventual climbdown yesterday.

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  39. 129
    Blusea socialist says:

    We would all be better off if osbo cut the top rate of tax to 30% and abolished NI

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  40. 131
    The Anglo Saxon says:

    Please will all you American cousins watch Piers so CNN and can keep him in his wonderful job position.

    Because we in England don’t want the fooking twat back here again.

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  41. 132
    Red Ed says:

    I’ve asked Piers daily to interview me, he doesn’t realise how he can have a future career when I takeover and wrap up ITV and Sky into the grand people’s BBC and he can conduct friendly interviews about how I am always looking after the interests of the people.

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  42. 133
    Peter says:

    I am really concerned about Piers Morgan’s failure in the USA.
    One awful consequence is that he might reappear more often on UK television.
    Gawd!

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    • 135
      Piers Who? says:

      That’s exactly what I was thinking. Perhaps we need to all write to CNN and ask them to keep him over there. Special relationship and all that. Perhaps we could threaten to send Gordon over.

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  43. 134
    TV producer says:

    we’d like to make a programme about him in one of our “Where are they now?”

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  44. 136
    Geordieboy says:

    Looking at is chin, it appears he is making a fanny of himself.

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