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FILE - This June 23, 2012 file photo shows CNN's Anderson Cooper as he arrives at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, file) FILE - This June 23, 2012 file photo shows CNN's Anderson Cooper as he arrives at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show will be wrapping after two seasons.

Warner Bros. said Monday that the marketplace made it increasingly difficult for "Anderson Live" to "break through" to viewers despite format changes.

The show switched to live broadcasts in its second year but struggled to match the ratings performance of daytime frontrunners including "Ellen" and "Live! With Kelly and Michael."

Newcomers, including Katie Couric, also made the talk show arena more competitive.

In a statement, Cooper said he was grateful to Warner Bros.' Telepictures syndication arm for the opportunity and proud of his staff's work.

Warner Bros. says Cooper will continue with "Anderson Live" through summer 2013. He also remains the host of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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