On Monday, Oct. 3, Chris Cuomo returned to TV with a brand new primetime talk show called “Cuomo.” NewsNation revealed that in addition to debuting the weeknight series on this date, guests Dan Rather and Bill Maher will also appear. Other notable guests during the premiere week of “Cuomo” include Stephen A. Smith, Andrew Yang Dr. Anthony Fauci, Tulsi Gabbard and Whoopi Goldberg.
Chris Cuomo has yet to make any statements about his new endeavor, although the program’s executive producer Alexandra “Dusty” Cohen previously stated, “I have known Chris Cuomo for nearly 30 years, and he is hands down the best interviewer of our generation.” According to Variety, “I am grateful to NewsNation for this incredible opportunity and am blown away by the number of news and talk industry heavyweights who have joined our team. We have hit the ground running.” This evening at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT, only on NewsNation, Cuomo debuts.
After being accused of covering up sexual misconduct claims against his brother, New York’s then-governor Andrew Cuomo, in 2021, Joe was fired from CNN.
In his first statement after exiting CNN, Cuomo said that he did not want his time at the company to end this way, but that he helped his brother because…
“So, with all due respect, I can’t be more proud of the team at Cuomo Prime Time and the effort we made as CNN’s #1 program in the most competitive time slot.
I owe my success to them and will miss that group of special people who did really important work.”
According to the AP, 36-year-old Lindsey Boylan — who previously worked in Andrew Cuomo’s administration from 2015 to 2018 — tweeted that the governor had harassed her “I could never anticipate what to expect: would I be grilled on my work (which was very good) or harassed about my looks. Or would it be both in the same conversation? This was the way for years.” for years. She added, “Yes, [Gov. Cuomo] sexually harassed me for years. Many saw it, and watched,” I could never anticipate what would happen: Would I be asked about my job (which was excellent) or humiliated about my appearance? Or would it be both in the same discussion? This was the pattern for years.”
“Not knowing what to expect what’s the most upsetting part aside from knowing that no one would do a damn thing even when they saw it. No one. And I know I am not the only woman,” she wrote, alluding to other women who have had similar experiences.
Boylan disclosed why she made the choice to come out, saying that after her mom went through sexual harassment and assault, “I promised myself I would never let guys like that win. I dedicated my life to putting myself in positions of power where I could change things. To end violence & corruption. And give a voice to those who don’t have one. This is only the beginning.”
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