Women anchors like Savannah Guthrie, Gayle King and Amanpour are handling the fallout like the pros they are.
The morning show boys club is collapsing.
Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose have both been fired recently for alleged sexual misconduct, but their shows will go on thanks to their female co-anchors.
On Monday, PBS announced that CNN International journalist Christiane Amanpour’s program “Amanpour” will replace Rose’s 11:30 p.m. show for the time being. “Featuring conversations with global leaders and decision makers on the issues affecting the world today, ‘Amanpour on PBS’ adds to the long tradition of public affairs programming that has been a hallmark of public media for decades,” PBS CEO Paula Kerger said in a statement.
Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb on “Today,” and Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell on “CBS This Morning,” were forced to handle the fallout in real time on live TV. And they’ve responded with personal yet professional deliveries that don’t sugarcoat the fact that their colleagues — all male, including NBC’s Billy Bush, “Today” producer Matt Zimmermann, Fox’s Bill O’Reilly, Rose and Lauer this year alone — have been canned for reports of mistreating other women.