Squawk Box Europe (prior to September 2004, CNBC Europe Squawk Box) is a television business news programme on CNBC Europe, aired from 7-10am CET (6-9am WET) each weekday. It also airs on CNBC Asia between 2.30 p.m.-5.00 p.m. Hong Kong / Singapore time, and in the United States on CNBC World at the respective time, 1:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m., ET. The programme is anchored by Geoff Cutmore. Prior to June 2003, the programme ran for only two hours, between 7.00 to 9.00 UK time but later gained an hour from Today's Business.
A guest host also appears on the programme each day (during the second and third hour, like its US and Asian counterparts). Another important element of show is its interviews with other analysts and CEOs of major companies. Viewers are usually welcomed to email their thoughts and questions to the show's guests.
Although the programme is normally presented solo by Cutmore, Maria Bartiromo (who was part of the original US Squawk Box team) serves as a guest co-anchor on the show when in London to co-host the annual European Business Leaders Awards.
Previous contributors to the show have included Ross Westgate (now presenting Worldwide Exchange), Simon Hobbs (now presenting The Leaders) and Guy Johnson (now presenting European Closing Bell and Europe Tonight).