After spending millions of dollars to move Gayle King's CBS morning show to a new fancy studio overlooking Times Square, the huge windows have been suddenly covered up because there is no one standing outside them
“The official reason staff was told the because of the glare from the morning sun, however, the real reason is the show hoped to attract huge crowds like The Today Show and Good Morning America who are directly across the street, but no-one showed up,” sources tell Radar.
“Now to saw Gayle embarrassment, the windows have been covered up and instead images of Times Square are projected behind her on a TV monitor.”
CBS insiders continue to blame the sun, however, couldn’t explain why TRL and other shows who have used the space - with the same windows - never had a problem with it or getting crowds! At the height of its popularity TRL had hundreds of fans outside staring up into the studio and the other morning shows nearby always have a large crowd waiting to check out who is stopping by that day.
The show also added host Nate Burleson to the lineup. At the time the network announced the new Times Square location, he spoke about how excited he was to include the city into the show.
He told Deadline, "There is something about being in the heart of the city that’s special. So visually, aesthetically, there is a new look. But as far as the show itself, we want to stick with the rich tradition that we have of staying true to our journalistic approach early in the seven o’clock hour, giving people what they need."