CNN is planning to revamp its morning programming, creating a new four-hour morning show to be hosted by Soledad O'Brien, Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin, according to sources. An official announcement is expected as early as this week.
The new setup would have Banfield and Sambolin anchor the 5-a,.m7 a.m. hours, with O'Brien and an ensemble hosting the 7 a.m. -9 a.m. time period, according to sources. No word on whether the new four-hour block will be branded American Morning, like CNN's existing morning show, or be re-titled.
A CNN spokesperson declined to comment.
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