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Piers Morgan Touted to Replace Larry King

June 14, 2010 (3:41 am) GMT
CNN reportedly is seeking a replacement for the 76-year-old talk show host because the rating of 'Larry King Live' has been a slump.
Piers Morgan Touted to Replace Larry King

"" judge is reportedly in talks to take over 's U.S. talk show. The veteran broadcaster's programme, "", has experienced a slump in ratings over the last year and bosses at the CNN network are said to be discussing a replacement for the 76 year old.

And Morgan - who fronts his own series, "Piers Morgan's Life Stories", in the U.K. - is reportedly in negotiations to take on the role. A source tells Britain's Daily Mail, "CNN bosses have been desperately searching for somebody to revamp the show. Larry's ratings are massively down year on year - and Piers is just the chap (man)."

"Piers is utterly thrilled by the prospect of the deal and knows that taking over the Larry King show means that something will have to give. America's Got Talent finishes in mid-September, so it seems Larry will be moved to a weekend show then and be ousted from his nightly prime-time slot."

"Piers has discussed it all with , who gave him his big break on America's Got Talent and '', and has his blessing."

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