Gayle King and Charlie Rose Set for CBS Morning Show

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Gayle KingCBS is revamping their morning show, bringing in Charlie Rose, Gayle King, and Erica Hill to host the program set to air 7-9am beginning Jan. 9, 2012. Additionally, John Miller was named Senior Correspondent, Rebecca Jarvis is the Business and Economics Correspondent, and Jeff Glor will be a Special Correspondent on the new morning show.

And the on-air talent isn’t the only thing being revamped at CBS. The network also announced they’re redoing the CBS Broadcast Center, adding floor-to-ceiling windows on 57th Street through which the public can get a sneak peek behind the scenes during the broadcast.

CBS News Chairman and 60 MINUTES Executive Producer Jeff Fager stated, “This program represents a new direction for morning television at CBS. We will produce a broadcast that is interesting and compelling and on top of the big stories of the day. It will be lively and engaging and worth your while.”

More on Charlie Rose [Courtesy of CBS]:

Charlie Rose has hosted his nightly interview program, “Charlie Rose,” on PBS since 1991. His guests have included an exceptionally wide range of renowned figures, including politicians, business leaders, scientists, artists and performers. He has drawn attention to areas rarely covered in national television, including the unique influences of classical music, painting, photography and architecture. He has also served as a correspondent for “60 Minutes II” (1999-2005) and as an occasional correspondent for 60 MINUTES.

More on Gayle King [Courtesy of CBS]:

Gayle King has hosted “The Gayle King Show,” a live, weekday television interview program on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network since Jan. 10, 2011, promoting discussion of a broad variety of topics that include politics, cultural developments and news events. She has hosted “The Gayle King Show” on XM Satellite Radio since its premiere in 2006. In addition, she has served as Editor-At-Large of the award-winning O, The Oprah Magazine since 1999, shaping the magazine’s content and message and coordinating the efforts of staff and contributors with the vision of the magazine’s Founder and Editorial Director, Oprah Winfrey.

More on Erica Hill [Courtesy of CBS]:

Erica Hill has served as co-anchor of CBS News’ “The Early Show” since January 2011, prior to which she was News Anchor of the broadcast (2010), and co-anchor of “The Early Show on Saturday” (2008-2010). While at CBS News, she also served as news anchor and correspondent for CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” (2005-2010), substitute anchor for Cooper and Campbell Brown (2008-2010) and anchor of “CNN Tonight” (2009).

The new morning program will broadcast live from the legendary CBS Broadcast Center in New York City, which has served as the headquarters of CBS News broadcasts for nearly half a century. The CBS Broadcast Center is where television icons including Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite first created original reporting, broadcasting it live to the nation and the world. The new program’s state-of-the-art, high-definition studio will feature cutting-edge digital technologies, and will be located on the ground floor of the CBS Broadcast Center.

In addition, for the first time in its stoic history, the CBS Broadcast Center will receive a facelift with the installation of new floor-to-ceiling windows on 57th Street, one of Manhattan’s busiest and most prominent thoroughfares. The windows, a distinctive feature of the newsroom designed for the morning broadcast, will offer the public a first-of-its-kind, behind-the-scenes view of the teamwork and technology involved in broadcasting the news as it unfolds.

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