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Christiane Amanpour To Anchor BBC News Program (For One Night)

The BBC World Service’s “Newshour” will have five guest-presenters (or “anchors,” as we call them stateside) the week of September 26-30.

Among the presenters will be a familiar face to many American viewers: ABC “This Week” anchor Christiane Amanpour. Amanpour will anchor “Newshour” Thursday, September 29 from New York.

The other guest hosts will include the BBC’s Jeremy Paxman, former NBC News and CBS News staffer and current French TV journalist Christine Ockrent, South African Broadcasting Corporation host Redi Tlhabi, and BBC Radio host Evan Davis.

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The Ticker: Scarborough, Paxman, Cramer…

> “The Joe Scarborough Show” debuts this week on 630 WMAL in D.C. The radio show, hosted by Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski from 10-11:45amET, is up 89% from January to February ’09 in NY in the A25-54 demo, topping WOR at 10amET and lead-in “Imus in the Morning” for the month. Update: Glenn Beck‘s WOR hour from 10-11amET beat Scarborough in the demo.

> The Guardian (U.K.) reports BBC America has dropped its three-hour morning news block because of “disappointing ratings.” The block included the Jeremy Paxman-anchored Newsnight, which still runs on BBC in the U.K.

> After 35,892 sound effects, 1,500 booyahs and one rant heard round the world, Mad Money with Jim Cramer will celebrate its 1,000th episode tomorrow. The show, which includes a live studio audience, will feature celebrity congrats and surprise appearances from Cramer’s favorite guests.

The Ticker: FNC, BBC, Colbert…

> The highly-rated two-hour FNC weekend specials, hosted by Neil Cavuto, continue tomorrow, from 10-NoonET. The special, “Fox News Special Business Report: Stock Shock,” focuses on the economic turmoil this week.

> BBC America’s Newsnight airs at 6pmET tonight, hosted by Jeremy Paxman, with a focus on post-election issues, including the economy and foreign diplomacy. See a clip here.

> This exchange took place between Stephen Colbert and Jonathan Alter on last night’s Colbert Report: Colbert — “[Keith] Olbermann‘s insane, right?” Alter — “Olbermann is our great resource now in this country to get the truth out.” Colbert — “He rants like a guy who saves his own urine.” Click continued to see the interview…

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