“Wall Street Journal Report” to change name


“The Wall Street Journal Report” television news show is changing its name beginning next month.

The new name is “On the Money with Maria Bartiromo.”

The Journal and CNBC have had a long relationship, but after The Journal was acquired by News Corp., which also owns Fox Business Network, its journalists began appearing more on that business news network.

“The Wall Street Journal Report” is produced by CNBC in cooperation with the editors of The Journal. It is distributed by NBC Universal Domestic Television. It appears nationwide in approximately 200 markets, on NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox stations.

“The Wall Street Journal Report” premiered on Sept. 4, 1970. Bartiromo joined the show in September 2004, replacing Consuelo Mack as its host.The show features interviews, discussions, weekly job reports, stock market updates, and stories about the economy