Anderson Cooper, host of CNN Anderson Cooper, host of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," attends a CNN event for Erin Burnett's news program "OutFront." (AP Photo)  

CNN to add reality, late night TV shows

Suffering its worst ratings in 20 years, CNN is going Hollywood.

In the past few weeks, the No. 3 cable news channel has started seeking out reality-show ideas and big-name stars not afraid to talk politics. They have even begun working on a late-night talk show, The Post has learned.

Convinced that its current programming badly needs updating, CNN execs have been making the rounds of Hollywood’s top talent agencies — something entertainment networks do several times a year but a first for the old-line news channel.

Full Story: CNN hopes to save itself by launching late night and reality shows