Cable network CNBC is canceling comedian Dennis Miller’s eponymous talk show as it rethinks what to do with its prime-time lineup.

The business-oriented network, home to Miller since January 2004, has been trying to figure out what to do with its nighttime schedule for some time. Unlike most networks, the meat of its schedule comes during the day when markets are open; lately prime time has been a mix of talk shows and repeats of NBC programming.

Miller’s last show will be Friday.

FX goes in-house for new president

John Landgraf, currently the president of entertainment at FX, is moving up a notch on the corporate ladder.

As was expected, Landgraf has been tapped as president of FX Networks, which also includes the Fox Movie Channel. He takes over the post from Peter Ligouri, who became president of Fox Entertainment in April following Gail Berman’s departure. Both nets are part of media giant News Corp.

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