Coming this fall to CNBC primetime: Smash-up: America’s Greatest Car Chases.
No, no. There’ll be car chases galore, I’m sure, but this is an earnest news program that’s promising facts and “perspective,” which I suspect is code for letting Shep go off on Trump when the spirit moves him. At first blush it seems a strange fit. What’s Shep doing on a business news network instead of a proper news network? And couldn’t they give him a time slot sweeter than 7 p.m., which is a bit of a dead zone across the dial between hard news at 6 and the start of the three-hour ranting bloc at 8?
But the more I think about it, the more I understand it.