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“I can’t remember what she said, but she started poking fun at me. The morning show has been a problem child for CBS since before Hill or Wragge was born.And it took me a second to realize what she was doing. The show makes money, says Friedman — without saying that it makes about half as much as “Today” and “Good Morning America” or that ad revenues went down 10 percent or so last year, according to figures supplied by Kantar Media.“So when Carl died, a lot of folks came to me with their stories of loss.I found that leading into a deeper connection with each other.
And they were the kind of people who knew chemistry when they saw it.
“Frankly, I didn’t know who she was until she was on the show one night,” Cooper said last week.
“I knew she had a show on HLN [CNN’s sister channel], but I really hadn’t seen her.
“I first saw Erica on Anderson Cooper,” Katie Couric says, “and I liked that she was cheeky and seemed to have a sense of humor.” Not wanting to take credit for anything — especially the controversial decision to drop Smith and Rodriguez, two old friends — Couric admits she “mentioned to the bosses that I thought she had a certain something that would do well in the morning.” David Friedman, who took over as executive producer of “The Early Show” a year ago, says he didn’t know much about Hill until he got there and saw her anchor the weekend edition of the show.
He credits CBS News exec Barbara Fedida — an old Peter Jennings staffer — with recruiting Hill from Cooper. You hear: ‘Time will make you better.’ You hear things like, ‘Stay busy.’ Or, ‘Don’t be sad.’ These expressions are just Being patient with someone who’s grieving is also important.