Report: Michael Eisner could head Tribune

August 26, 2010 4:52:07 PM PDT
Disney's former CEO could take the reins at the Tribune Company.

According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Michael Eisner is in talks to become chairman of Tribune Company once it comes out of bankruptcy.

The company's creditors are having preliminary discussions with possible candidates to take over for Sam Zell the man who led the media giant into Chapter 11.

Eisner told Variety magazine he has been buying Tribune debt.