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Chris Licht: “We produce [CBS This Morning] as if we’re the only morning show on TV’

“CBS This Morning” is profiled by the Los Angeles Times. The Times takes recent morning shakeups: “Good Morning America” topping “Today,” and CNN’s recent morning shift, to figure out how CBS’ morning show fits in. Along the way EP Chris Licht and anchors Charlie Rose and Gayle King weigh in.

“We produce the show as if we’re the only morning show on TV,” Licht says. “We don’t do anything because the other guys do it, and we don’t not do anything because the other guys do it.”

“We don’t feel that we’re above any story,” she says. “I think we can always figure out a way to tell a story that is relatable and entertaining while keeping our dignity intact. It doesn’t have to turn into silly school.”

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