CNBC Signs Rukeyser

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CNBC hired ousted PBS Wall $treet Week host Louis Rukeyser, who will
host a weekly program, Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street.

The program will compete head-to-head with his former PBS show, running
Fridays at 8:30 p.m.

CNBC -- which is looking for sponsors to underwrite the show -- will also
look to distribute it on public-television stations after it runs on the
business-news network.

Rukeyser will also contribute occasionally to CNBC's Sqwawk Box
morning show.