Anderson Cooper has enlisted TV vet Jim Murphy to co-executive produce his upcoming one-hour syndicated daily talk show "Anderson."
Murphy's résumé includes work on such shows as "Good Morning America," "CBS This Morning," "48 Hours" and "CBS Evening News."
"Anderson," which is being developed by Telepictures Productions ("Extra," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "Lopez Tonight") is scheduled to debut on Sept. 12, 2011.
In an announcement Wednesday, Telepictures president Hilary Estey McLoughlin said, “Jim has vast experience in morning news and an innate understanding of what women respond to in daytime. He has a proven track record in telling emotional and compelling stories that tap into what people are talking about which makes him the ideal fit for ‘Anderson.'”
Cooper said of the new co-producer, “I am really excited to work with Jim. He has a wealth of experience and I look forward to collaborating with him to create a program that is fun, informative and entertaining for daytime viewers.”