ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., August 25, 2008-CNBC's signature morning program, "Squawk Box," (6AM-9AM ET) is hitting the road to broadcast live from Gillette Stadium, the home of the New England Patriots, for "Squawk Across America" brought to you by American Century Investments. Co-anchors Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla will meet with some of the biggest names in business, sports and music including special guest host Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and guest Jon Bon Jovi.
The three-hour program will focus on the economy, the markets and the emergence of Kraft's idea of building upscale retail outlets at major sports facilities. In addition to special guest host Robert Kraft, other guests include NFL superstars Tom Brady and Randy Moss; Bill Belichick, New England Patriots coach; Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner; Jonathan Kraft, President & COO of The Kraft Group; Les Moonves, CBS President & CEO; Martin Feldstein, National Bureau of Economic Research President Emeritus; James Hagale, Bass Pro Shops Owner; and Shari Redstone President of National Amusements, Vice-Chairperson of CBS Corporation and Viacom and daughter of Sumner Redstone.
"Squawk Box" is the ultimate "pre-market" morning news and talk program. With a unique sense of street smarts and wit, the program mixes business news with an unscripted and fast-paced exchange of banter. Anchored by CNBC's Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla, "Squawk Box" brings Wall Street to Main Street and is a "must see" for everyone from the professional trader to the casual investor.
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