Net expands show to three hours
CNBC has canceled “The Call” and “Strategy Session” and expanded “Squawk on the Street” to three hours, with Carl Quintanilla hosting the new 11 ayem hour, which will focus on global marketplace shifts, especially the European bourses.“Carl will frequently be joined by other members of the ‘Squawk on the Street’ team, such as Simon Hobbs,” said CNBC honcho Nik Deogun. “In addition, Gary Kaminsky and Rick Santelli will have recurring roles on the program.” With the expansion of “Squawk,” the finance net’s 11 o’clock show “The Call” is no more; series was anchored by Melissa Francis and Larry Kudlow. The net is also canceling its halfhour 12 p.m. show “Strategy Session,” expanding its 12:30 show “Fast Money Halftime Report” back into the slot, making it a full hourlong. “Host Scott Wapner and a deep bench of seasoned traders will break down analyst calls, market-moving corporate news, options action and technical analysis,” said Deogun.