Why did Piers Morgan lose his CNN programme?

Robert Henderson 

Piers Morgan  has had his CNN  show cancelled  (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/10657333/CNN-announces-end-to-Piers-Morgans-talk-show.html)

It  is a rather large coincidence that this happened  four days after I circulated  widely to the media, both  here and in the USA,   a copy of Morgan’s letter in which he admits receiving information from the Met Police in circumstances which can only have been illegal  (http://livinginamadhouse.wordpress.com/2014/02/20/cast-iron-proof-of-piers-morgans-criminality-distributed-widely-to-the-mainstream-media/)

If it is not simply a coincidence , it could be that CNN are simply putting Morgan out to grass for a spell to see if the police investigate him. If so, he should be given another CNN vehicle  within the next year if he does not face criminal charges..

The cancelling of his programme is more plausibly down to  my circulation of his PCC letter to the media   than his questioning about phone hacking by police in  December,  for which he was neither arrested nor charged. The time delay between December and now make  also it improbable that his show was cancelled because of his December questioning. It is just possible that Morgan is about to be charged in relation to phone-hacking and that has promoted the CNN action

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  • V. Uil  On February 25, 2014 at 11:57 pm

    Piers Morgan’s show was cancelled because it had abysmal ratings. A little over 200,000 viewers (out of 315 million Americans) and less in the key demographic. It was a failure.

    Americans resented a pompous Englishman telling them what to think. His demeanour was contemptuous and communicated disdain for his audience.

    While I am sure the letter is valid I doubt whether it made one scintilla of difference to their decision to remove him. Unlike the BBC, American channels need to make a profit.

    Piers’ show was not. It was lack of viewership that did him in.

    • William Gruff  On February 26, 2014 at 5:35 pm

      Piers Morgan English?

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