Piers Morgan is leaving CNN, according to a series of tweets he sent out Tuesday morning. Morgan hosted Piers Morgan Live on CNN from 2011 to 2014, replacing Larry King in the prime-time slot. The show was canceled in early 2014 because of low ratings.

At the time of the cancellation, Morgan confirmed he was discussing a new role on the network with CNN president Jeff Zucker. However, per Piers’ Twitter announcement, that didn’t work out.

Morgan tweeted:

Piers Morgan finished his announcement about leaving CNN with a dig at the National Rifle Association, commenting:

While Piers Morgan is arguably best known for his time on CNN, the journalist was also a reality TV fixture for a time. Piers appeared as a judge on Britain’s Got TalentAmerica’s Got Talent and The Celebrity Apprentice.

After Morgan announced his departure, he retweeted and responded to several people commenting on the announcement, including user Chely Wright, who wrote, “Okay, let the games begin. @Piersmorgan is back on the market. I wonder which network will put him back to work #Piers.”

Piers Morgan didn’t hint where he might go after CNN.

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