Chelsea Handler Fuels New CBS Show Rumors With Instagram Pic
By Daniel Gates | 10:58 am, April 15th, 2014PHOTO
Chelsea Handler seems happy to fuel rumors that she might be joining the CBS late-night lineup.
On Monday, Handler shared a picture (see right) in which she’s holding her dog — and papers marked with the network’s famous Eye logo, writing, “Business meeting. Chunk has been acting like this since I started my tour.”
With Stephen Colbert stepping in for David Letterman at “The Late Show,” attention has turned to the 12:35 am “Late Late Show” slot — currently occupied by Craig Ferguson.
Ferguson’s own contract with CBS expires in 2015 — and many TV observers believe that he and the network may decide to part ways, leading to a post-Colbert opening that could be filled by… Handler.
A rep for CBS, however, says the comedienne has not been in talks for that spot, and was actually participating in a “general meeting” with the syndication team.
Rep for both Handler and Ferguson have yet to respond to requests for comments.
Gossip Cop will have updates.
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