Anchor to share duties with 'Money Talks' Bennett
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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