Cuomo will join NewsNation for an 8pm slot from October 3
Disgraced CNN host Chris Cuomo will join NewsNation for a show at 8pm from October 3, DailyMail.com can reveal.
The TV anchor will get a multimillion dollar salary for his role with the fledgling media outfit, which will be taped from Manhattan.
The 51-year-old is also set to continue to receive an extensive wardrobe and travel allowance at his new gig.
Sources told DailyMail.com conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly will only ever feature as a guest on the network but will not be a full-time contributor.
Meanwhile insiders shot down claims ex-Fox News journalist Megyn Kelly is gearing up for a role at the station, saying there had never been chats about her joining.
The move marks Cuomo’s first attempt at recovering his career since he was booted off CNN last year.
He had tried to help his brother – former New York governor Andrew – when dozens of women came forward to accuse him of harassment.
Bookcases and black and white prints line the walls in Chris Cuomo’s Manhattan apartment which serves double-duty as his home studio
Chris Cuomo makes an embarrassing admission that he’s working from home because he has no other option
NewsNation has become a sanctuary for disgraced broadcasters. Fallen Fox News host Bill O’Reilly is said to be in talk with the fledgling outfit
A spokesman for NewsNation told DailyMail.com Cuomo will broadcast his new program from the cable news outlet’s studio in Manhattan.
They said: ‘In addition to ‘Dan Abrams Live,’ Chris Cuomo will have a studio at PIX along with other New York based NewsNation shows.’
Cuomo has been forced to hustle as a ‘free agent’ cobbling together money from his podcast The Chris Cuomo Project since he was kicked off CNN.
In a recent Instagram post, Cuomo gave a tour of his home set-up, panning across a sound board and computer monitor and strolling through the apartment.
‘We have everything we need here that I had in the studio – it’s just in my home, because I dig the setting,’ he says in the video.
In the background, tripods, cables and sound-muffling black curtains surround his coffee table and occasional chair.
‘This is the living room, which we’ve turned into a sit-down, you know, more casual,’ he says.
‘This is where it’s going to happen except when my wife is here or anybody wants to live here. We’ll just move the stands.’
Chris Cuomo hangs out at home in his self-styled studio where he’s producing his podcast
In an Instagram video, Chris Cuomo sugar-coats his home set up during a tour where tripods and camera cables litter his living room
Cuomo was still able to pull top-level political guests on his podcast, which is ranked fourth on Apple iTunes
On the studio tour, Cuomo, dressed in a black T-shirt with the word ‘purist’ in all capital letters printed on the back, moves into the dining area, which is flooded by studio lights, and then to the kitchen.
‘Now we have a kitchen, because with a lot of the guests, I’m hanging out and shooting the shit before and after the interview,’ he says.
‘This is it. This is us in New York City. This is now home of the free agent and I’m loving it, because the show doesn’t get cozier than when you do it at home.’
Cuomo’s podcast currently ranks fourth among Apple podcasts, according to the website Chartable.
He recently interviewed West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, but don’t expect to see a reprise of his chatty interviews with his brother Andrew.
‘Absolutely not,’ a source told . Cuomo suffered a precipitous fall, going into self-produced podcasts after garnering 1.137 million viewers at his height at CNN.
Chris Cuomo will have to do without the travel and clothing allowance that he used to have at CNN
Cuomo has claimed that former CNN President Jeff Zucker (left) knew about his close relationship with his brother Andrew Cuomo. Zucker resigned last month after it came out that he had an undisclosed romantic relationship with a female network executive
A source told the the son of late New York Governor Mario Cuomo is seen as ‘damaged goods.’
‘I don’t think he has a lot of leverage,’ the insider told the paper.
NewsNation’s viewership hovers around 50,000 – with only 8,000 coming from t