Lou Dobbs Departs CNN

Categories: Cable News Ratings

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November 11th, 2009

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Lou Dobbs, the longtime CNN anchor whose anti-immigration views made him a TV lightning rod, plans to announce Wednesday that he is leaving the network, two network employees said.

via Media Decoder Blog - NYTimes.com.

In the 7pm cable news ratings race, Lou Dobbs Tonight usually trailed The Fox Report substantially, but was typically close to that hour's Hardball w/ Chris Matthews. Yesterday, it was CNN's #3 primetime show in the adults 25-54 demo targeted by news advertisers.

 
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