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Is NBCUniversal's Jeff Zucker a good choice to lead CNN?

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Jeff Zucker, president and CEO of NBC Universal, testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill February 25, 2010 in Washington, DC. The committee is hearing testimony on the proposed Comcast and NBC Universal merger. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

And now some news from the world of news... 

There's buzz that Jeff Zucker, the former head of NBC Universal, will be taking the reins at CNN. Earlier this year, Jim Walton said he'd be stepping down as head of the struggling cable news network.

Variety's TV editor Andrew Wallenstein joins the show to tell us why he thinks Zucker may just be the right man for the job, despite some of his missteps in programming at NBC.

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