Starting Point (formerly Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien) was a morning television show on CNN anchored by Soledad O'Brien. It premiered on January 2, 2012 and aired weekdays from 7:00AM to 9:00AM ET. with a final broadcast on March 29, 2013. Along with Early Start, Starting Point replaced American Morning, which aired from 2001 to 2011. In early 2013, CNN announced that Starting Point had been cancelled. O'Brien left the program on March 29, 2013 and the show was hosted by John Berman and Christine Romans for the remainder of its time on the air.