CNBC Special Report for Wednesday, April 27th:

12pm-1pm ET: "CNBC Special Report: Decision on Interest Rates"

Anchored by Melissa Lee and Erin Burnett from CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. with Carl Quintanilla live from Washington, D.C.

1pm-3:30pm ET: "CNBC Special Report: Bernanke News Conference"

Anchored by Melissa Lee and Carl Quintanilla from 1pm-2pm and Erin Burnett and Carl Quintanilla will follow from 2pm-3:30pm.

"The Strategy Session," "Fast Money Halftime Report," "Power Lunch," "Street Signs" and the first 30 minutes of "Closing Bell" will be pre-empted.

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