CNN has set March 22 as the launch date for John King’s nightly 7 p.m. show, dubbed “John King, USA.”The show is described as “a fresh look at politics in and out of Washington,” with a focus on “issues of the day that matter to average Americans.” The King hour is the all-news cabler’s permanent replacement for “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” which ended its run when Dobbs exited the network in November. Since then, CNN has been running a three-hour block of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” to fill the 7 p.m. hour. CNN said King’s “final dress rehearsal” for the show will be streamed live at noon ET on CNN.com on March 19.
CNN to launch ‘John King, USA’ on March 22
News program will replace 'Lou Dobbs' at 7 p.m.