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‘Business Week’ taps Tucker

Anchor to share duties with 'Money Talks' Bennett

Bill Tucker will be manning the anchor desk as host and managing editor of weekly syndicated show “Business Week TV.” He’ll share his anchor duties with Jill Bennett of “Money Talks.”

“Business Week TV” is a retooling of top-rated financial program “Money Talks” with new content and on-air look. Show, based on BusinessWeek magazine, will debut in October.

Program was created through a partnership among the McGraw Hill Cos., which owns BusinessWeek, Litton Syndications and BizNetTV. Show has been cleared in markets repping 80% of the U.S. and will be carried on many ABC stations, including those in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Tucker was a reporter and anchor for Tech TV. Prior to that, he was an 18 year vet of CNN, where he covered business news as a reporter and anchor and helped pioneer channel’s coverage of financial news, leading the team that launched sister station CNNfn in 1995.

“Bill Tucker will be a crucial asset to ‘Business Week TV.’ His extensive experience will prove invaluable,” said BusinessWeek senior veep Keith Fox.

Production company Litton is also prepping “Chicken Soup for the Soul” for a fall bow.

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