Ex Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner to host show on CNBC

MUMBAI: Former Walt Disney Co chairman and CEO Michael Eisner will soon be seen on a different role. Eisner will be hosting a show a bi-monthly on CNBC.

The bimonthly, one-hour show has been named - Conversations With Michael Eisner. The launch date of the programme has yet to be announced. The hour-long show has been defined on the lines, where Eisner will speak business, entertainment or political leaders.

He'll work from a studio at NBC Universal headquarters in Rockefeller Center, where he once worked as a page. Eisner was an ABC executive before moving up the corporate ladder, and he was familiar to TV viewers as the on-air host of The Wonderful World of Disney. 

"I am very excited that in my circle of life, I am returning to the same NBC studio where I was a page for the 'Tonight Show With Johnny Carson' in the 1960s," Eisner said in a statement.

Eisner was associated with Walt Disney Co for 21 years. Last year in September, he resigned as CEO following Robert Iger succeeded him as Disney chief.

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