Desperate CNN Courting Charles Barkley To Host Primetime Show

  • CNN chairman and CEO Chris Licht is in negotiations with Charles Barkley to have the hoops great on a “news-oriented primetime show.”
  • The show would have the Inside the NBA analyst interview “newsmakers, journalists, and other guests about various topics of the day.”
  • Barkley, 59, has become a fan favorite for his candid, and oftentimes blunt, perspective on the sports world and the NBA in particular.
  • Alongside Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson, the 59-year-old has worked for TNT as a pundit on Inside the NBA since 2000 and has garnered critical acclaim, including four Sports Emmy awards.
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