CNBC is apparently talking with Louis Rukeyser, who hosts a well-known financial talk show on PBS, about the prospect of starting a new program on the cable news channel.

"We have been talking with him about future opportunities," said CNBC spokeswoman Amy Zelvin. "That's all I can confirm for you."

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