Rick Sanchez Moving To CNN Primetime — Temporarily

07/12/2010 05:34 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rick Sanchez announced on air Monday that his show, "Rick's List," will be moving to 8PM from its current 3PM slot until Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker's new show is ready in the fall.

Sanchez's announcement had two parts:

"Pretty soon we're going to have two things going on. A: We're going to be doing this newscast at 8:00 at night. We're excited about that, and my book is going to be coming out."

TVNewser reported that Sanchez will start July 22.

"Rick's List," which saw its own premiere in January, will presumably be acting as a placeholder, filling the gap between Campbell Brown's departure near the end of July and the recently announced Spitzer/Parker panel show. There has been no word yet about when, exactly, that show will debut, though it is expected to premiere in the fall.

This is not Sanchez's first time filling the 8 PM slot in between permanent hosts. In 2007, he anchored "Out In The Open" for eight months following the departure of Brown's forerunner, Paula Zahn.

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