'Anderson' Executive Producer Jim Murphy Steps Down
Anderson Cooper’s daytime effort has lost another producer.
Executive producer Jim Murphy, whose background is in news, is exiting the freshman syndicated series. The move comes some two months after fellow producers Lisa Morin and Cathy Chermol left the show. Going forward, former Dr. Oz executive Terence Noonan will remain with the series, serving as an executive producer alongside Cooper.
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"I'm grateful for Jim's help and his hard work launching the show… We have a terrific team in place led by our executive producer, Terence Noonan,and I'm really excited about the momentum we've built and the future of the show,” said Cooper.
The Telepictures-produced series was renewed for a second season this past fall, and recently hit a new series high, up 25 percent with a 1.5 household rating.
Added Murphy, who most recently served as an executive producer on Good Morning America, "This has been an amazing experience being involved in the creation of this great new show and it has been exceptional to get to know and work with Anderson and the rest of the team."