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(CNN) – A few days before the debut of her new show "OutFront," new CNN anchor Erin Burnett walked onto the "Reliable Sources" set. But as she revealed to Howard Kurtz, she’s "sick of rehearsals" and is ready to get on her own show’s set for the real thing.
The former CNBC anchor may have left the floors of the New York Stock Exchange, but she says that money will be a central aspect of a lot of the stories covered on "OutFront."
"I think that’s an important angle that we can bring to all stories," she told Kurtz. "But a lot of the things I love in terms of the foreign reporting and some of the issues that I really care about have a financial aspect."
Burnett believes "OutFront" has an important place in the CNN primetime lineup as a show to reach a younger audience energetic about the news. The team behind it has even adopted the title as their mission statement—they want to be "out front" of the story.
With the show launching on Monday night, Burnett knows one thing for sure. She won’t be looking at the ratings any time soon.
"I’m not going to be looking at [the numbers] at first," she said. "The most important thing is to be consistent and to believe in what we're doing."
After that, she said, she will look to plan her wedding.
Watch this space for the whole interview with Erin Burnett.