LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – PBS reported Monday that a current affairs show by CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour will temporarily fill the weekly night time-time slot remaining vacant after the community slash ties with journalist Charlie Rose next sexual harassment allegations from him.
The half-hour “Amanpour on PBS” will air on New York’s PBS station 13 on Monday in the 11 p.m. timeslot, and will be rolled out across PBS stations across the United States from Dec. 11, the community reported in a assertion.
Rose’s firing arrives amid a wave of sexual harassment allegations from popular males in the amusement and media industries and American politics.
British-Iranian Amanpour is CNN’s chief intercontinental correspondent and has gained various journalism accolades, including four Peabody awards and 11 Emmy awards for information and documentary.
PBS additional that it is finalizing strategies for a different public affairs show to observe Amanpour in the 11:30 p.m. timeslot.
The announcement arrived two months after PBS terminated its relationship with Rose and his “Charlie Rose” interview show after the Washington Submit described that eight women who worked at Charlie Rose Inc or aspired to a job there, accused Rose of creating unwelcome sexual advances toward them.
Reuters was not able to independently affirm any of the allegations.
Rose reported in a assertion after the Washington Submit report was released, “I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior. I am tremendously humiliated. I have behaved insensitively at instances and I take obligation for that, nevertheless I do not believe that that all of these allegations are accurate.”
Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy Modifying by Lisa Shumaker