Business Center

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Business Center
CNBC U.S. - Business Center logo 2003.jpg
Presented byRon Insana
Sue Herera
Maria Bartiromo
Tyler Mathisen
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production location(s)New York Stock Exchange
Running time120 minutes
Original networkCNBC
Original release1997 (1997) –
December 5, 2003 (2003-12-05)
Preceded byThe Money Club
Followed byBullseye

Business Center is business network CNBC's flagship primetime show that aired in 5 to 7 pm ET timeslot, hosted by Ron Insana and Sue Herera, and it was replaced by Bullseye on December 5, 2003.


  • Business Center was only a half-hour program to replace The Money Club, aired from 7 to 7:30 pm ET in 1997.
  • In c. 2000, it was expanded to 60 minutes, aired from 6:30 to 7:30. It also started airing from the New York Stock Exchange.
  • In c. 2001, it was expanded to 90 minutes, aired from 6 to 7:30.
  • In 2002, it was expanded again to 120 minutes, aired from 5 to 7 pm.
  • In late 2002, 6:30 to 7 pm timeslot was once replaced by Checkpoint CNBC with Martha MacCallum (and later replaced by Tom Costello), and Business Center was restored to 90 minutes.
  • Ultimately, both Checkpoint CNBC and Business Center were cancelled on December 5, 2003 as they were replaced by Kudlow & Cramer and Bullseye, respectively.

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Worldwide Business Center[edit]

Around CNBC's global branches, there are many counterparts of Business Center in the world:

Channel Program Still Run? Presenters Replacement
CNBC Asia Business Center Crystal Clear action button cancel.svg (2000-10-30—2005-02-15) Martin Soong, Grace Phan CNBC Tonight
CNBC Australia Business Centre Australia Crystal Clear action button cancel.svg (2001-01-01—2004-01-02) Mark Laudi, Amanda Drury Business Center
CNBC Europe Business Centre Europe Crystal Clear action button cancel.svg (2001-01-15—2001–09) Sarah Clements (until mid-2001), Emma Crosby (mid-2001 onwards) N/A
CNBC-TV18 Business Center Crystal Clear action button cancel.svg (2005—2009) India Business Hour
India Business Hour Crystal Clear app clean.svg (1999—2005 / 2009—present) N/A