Battle-Axe Gets Axed

Posted by on Nov 18, 2011 at 7:44 am

We might normally post a photo, but it’s early and people may be having breakfast.

HLN has cut Joy Behar loose after two years, declining to renew her contract.

The Joy Behar Show,” which premiered in 2009, will air new shows at 10 p.m. through mid-December, then will go into repeats through the end of the year.

While her departure is being described as “totally amicable,” insiders say the well-liked Behar “would have been happy” to continue with the show — but that execs at HLN, CNN’s sister station, want stronger ratings at 10 p.m.

And, as we enter an all-important election year, HLN apparently wanted a more politically oriented show in prime time to keep pace with MSNBC and Fox News Channel.

The dumbest woman on TV will keep her day job with the The View.


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