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The Ticker: MSNBC, FNC, CNBC

  • Ed Schultz‘s “The Ed Show” returns to MSNBC Saturday, May 11 at 5pmET. Airing Saturdays and Sundays, the show will debut as a one-hour program expanding to two hours this summer. “Ed” moved off weeknights last month.

  • CNBC president Mark Hoffman and his boss Pat Fili-Krushel are making executive moves. CNBC International president Satpal Brainch moves to Universal Networks Intl. as EVP. He’ll be replaced by current NBCU News Group CFO KC Sullivan. Both will be based in London.

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CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia Merge to Create CNBC International

TVNewser has learned CNBC president Mark Hoffman sent out a memo this morning announcing that CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia have merged to form CNBC International.

Mick Buckley, who headed CNBC Europe, is leaving the company after eight years. Satpal Brainch, President and Managing Director, CNBC Asia Pacific, will run CNBC International.

Last month the New York Post reported CNBC Europe was prepared to make cuts after not making budget. “Wide-ranging consequences,” would result an insider told the Post.

Additionally, British newspaper The Independent reported last month that CNBC Europe allowed production company FBC to produce its “World Business” show for more than six years. That was until this summer when the paper revealed that FBC “was being paid millions of pounds a year by Malaysia to promote its national interest.”

> Update: Memo after the jump. “We will achieve better overall coordination with a single P&L focused on one set of common goals and objectives,” writes Hoffman.

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The Ticker: Brainch, Camerota, Williams…

> CNBC has appointed new head for Asia-Pacific operations. Satpal Brainch, the global CFO for CNBC will take over from Jeremy Pink who left Singapore and is now SVP of CNBC based in New Jersey.

> FNC’s Alisyn Camerota has been named Celebrity Mom of the Year by the Mom’s Choice Awards which honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services.

> NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams made what is likely the first of many appearances on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien last night, in a taped piece featuring Pres. Obama. Click continued to see a clip you won’t see on the “Inside the White House” special…

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