OLD Media Moves

CNBC to look ahead at '07 on Tuesday

December 29, 2006

With the daily business newspapers deciding what it would do on Tuesday due to the closing of the stock markets to honor the death of former president Gerald Ford, CNBC says it will have seven hours of live programming taking a look at 2007.

CNBCThe release stated, “Beginning at 9 AM ET, each hour of ‘7 For ’07’ will focus on what the New Year will hold for investors across every imaginable sector and industry.

“Following the regular three-hour live edition of ‘Squawk Box’ (6-9 AM), each CNBC program–‘Squawk on the Street’ (9-10 AM), ‘Morning Call’ (10 AM-Noon), ‘Power Lunch’ (Noon-2 PM), ‘Street Signs’ (2-3 PM) and a special one-hour edition of ‘Closing Bell’ (3-4 PM)–will originate from CNBC Global Headquarters. This will be followed by a special two-hour live edition of ‘Kudlow & Company’ (4-6 PM) with Larry Kudlow.

“‘Mad Money w/Jim Cramer’ (6-7 PM) and ‘On the Money’ (7-8 PM) will air as scheduled. ‘On the Money’ will feature a live recap of the day in business news, the funeral of President Gerald R. Ford, and a look ahead to 2007. (The financial markets in the U.S. are closed in observance of the National Day of Mourning for President Ford.) John Harwood, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent, and Hampton Pearson will cover President Ford’s funeral.

“Tuesday’s coverage will feature CNBC correspondents reporting on critical sectors, including Diana Olick on real estate, Phil LeBeau on the automotive industry, Sharon Epperson on CNBC’s exclusive energy survey, Darren Rovell on the business of sports and Julia Boorstin on the media industries.”

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