News that Harry Smith was fired from CBS’ Early Show is not new, but it’s definitely hitting Harry Smith fans hard. Those just discovering that Harry Smith was fired from The Early Show are planning to stop watching the morning program.
With Harry Smith fired from The Early Show, will you stop watching?
The decision to fire Harry Smith, Maggie Rodriguez and weatherman Dave Price came at the end of November, with their replacements taking over on January 3.
The Early Show reportedly fired Harry Smith, Maggie Rodriguez and Dave Price to boost ratings – they are being replaced by new anchors: Erica Hill, Chris Wragge, and Jeff Glor, with Marysol Castro reporting weather.
Harry Smith is definitely a beloved morning news anchor for many and if the comments about Harry Smith being fired are any indication, a lot of Smith fans will stop watching the Early Show when he leaves.
Harry Smith, dad to two sons, will now sub for Katie Couric on the “CBS Evening News,” for Bob Schieffer on “Face the Nation,” and for Charles Osgood on “CBS News Sunday Morning.”
Watch Mark Wahlberg kiss Harry Smith’s feet and say goodbye (video):