Out with the old and in with the new. With all the anchors who stepped down in 2011, it's only natural that there was a crop of new shows this year.
Some hosts, like Keith Olbermann, moved onto new ventures at other networks. Other hosts, like Anderson Cooper, tested uncharted waters by switching to daytime. Al Sharpton adjusted to a new role as the host of "PoliticsNation" at MSNBC, where he got accustomed to the teleprompter and divulged his childhood love of blueberry pie.
For the select few who got new shows, 2011 was a good year. Below, see eight anchors who recently settled into new gigs: