Pat O’Brien Leaving The Insider

Pat O’Brien


09/18/2008 AT 5:35 PM ET

Pat O’Brien is leaving the entertainment show The Insider, PEOPLE has learned.

“Pat O’Brien is a talented broadcaster who has been a part of The Insider family from the very beginning,” says a spokesperson for the show. “Although we have decided to part ways, everyone at CBS Television Distribution and The Insider greatly appreciate and respect all his contributions to our show. We wish Pat much success in his future endeavors.”

No reason was given for his departure.

O’Brien, 60, a veteran of CBS Sports and Access Hollywood, has gone through two stints in rehab, most recently in February.

• See TV’s biggest anchors on the covers of PEOPLE!


From Our Partners