The Lead with Jake Tapper
|The Lead with Jake Tapper|
|Presented by||Jake Tapper|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Federico S. Quadrani|
|Location(s)||CNN Studios Washington, D.C.|
|Running time||60 minutes weekdays|
|Picture format||480i (16:9 letterbox SDTV),
|Original release||March 18, 2013– present|
The show currently airs weekdays live from 4:00PM to 5:00PM ET from CNN's studios in Washington D.C.
The show contains a "Lead" for different subjects. They are the National, Political, Money, Buried, Sports, World, and Pop lead.
In 2013, the show was given a week primetime run at 10pm ET. That week, terrorists bombed the Boston marathon causing Tapper's primetime run to be cancelled in favor of a live edition of Anderson Cooper 360.
Following Piers Morgan's departure from CNN in March 2014, CNN President Jeff Zucker had various anchors fill the 9pm ET slot as a test run. Among them was "The Lead with Jake Tapper" airing at 9pm ET for the weeks of April 7 and April 14.
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