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Larry King Probably Won't Be Moderating Any Presidential Debates in 2016 - Posted August 16, 2014
Larry King has interviewed several living and departed U.S. presidents, but it seems the former CNN host is having his doubts about today's motivation for leadership. Look at the world. Look at all the things happening at once and ask yourself: why would anyone want to be president? -- Larry King (@kingsthings) ... [TVNewser]

Behind the TV Scenes: 'OutFront' EP Susie Xu - Posted August 8, 2014
This summer, we're putting a spotlight on the industry's top producers; getting the inside story about their shows, how they got to where they are, and advice they have for future TV journalists. In 13 years at CNN, Susie Xu has risen from intern,... [TVNewser]

Larry King Gets Back at Conan O'Brien for Challenging His Handshake - Posted August 7, 2014
Larry King doesn't like the quality of his handshake being challenged, and he let Conan O'Brien know it last night. "I'm ticked!" King said on "Conan" before O'Brien played a previous interview he had with actor Will Arnett in which he equated shaking hands with King to that of a "lab skeleton."... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan, Larry King Twitter Fight Now Involves a Wife - Posted August 4, 2014
Piers Morgan's Twitter tirade against Larry King over the weekend, has spilled into Monday, and now it involves King's wife. This afternoon, Shawn King tweeted at Morgan, explaining what her husband was getting at when he criticized Morgan's interview ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Piers Morgan, Larry King Twitter Fight Now Involves a Wife - Posted August 4, 2014
Piers Morgan's Twitter tirade against Larry King over the weekend, has spilled into Monday, and now it involves King's wife. This afternoon, Shawn King tweeted at Morgan, explaining what her husband was getting at when he criticized Morgan's interview ... [FishbowlNY]

Piers Morgan, Larry King Twitter Fight Now Involves a Wife - Posted August 4, 2014
Piers Morgan's Twitter tirade against Larry King over the weekend, has spilled into Monday, and now it involves King's wife. This afternoon, Shawn King tweeted at Morgan, explaining what her husband was getting at when he criticized Morgan's interview ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Vause, Labott, King - Posted July 22, 2014
CNN anchor and reporter John Vause was a passenger on Tel Aviv-bound Delta Flight 468 which was diverted to Paris following reports of rocket debris near Ben Gurion Airport. "An hour out of Tel Aviv-just told a rocket landed near BG Airport," he ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: New 'Week,' Eye Opener, Live Ender - Posted May 16, 2014
Investment firm SkyBridge Capital has licensed the rights to long-running PBS series "Wall Street Week." Former CNBCers Susan Krakower and Raymond Borelli have joined SkyBridge to oversee development, programming and distribution for the show's revival. Who says the younger generation doesn't... [TVNewser]

Jesse Ventura Goes Off The Grid for New Show - Posted May 14, 2014
He's fought, wrestled, acted and governed. Now Jesse Ventura is back in front of a camera -- from Mexico -- with a new show on Ora.tv, which is also home to Larry King... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlNY 60-Second Interview with Joe Pompeo - Posted May 13, 2014
You read the headline right. To highlight Capital New York's ongoing and very informative Q&A series "60-Second Interview," we decided to throw that format at the man who came up with the idea - senior reporter Joe Pompeo. We wanted to adhe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The FishbowlNY 60-Second Interview with Joe Pompeo - Posted May 13, 2014
You read the headline right. To highlight Capital New York's ongoing and very informative Q&A series "60-Second Interview," we decided to throw that format at the man who came up with the idea - senior reporter Joe Pompeo. We wanted to adhe... [FishbowlNY]

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for the Week - Posted May 9, 2014
Here's a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Ho Ho Huh? Reaction to Robert Wagner-Santa Claus Movie is Decidedl... [GalleyCat]

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for the Week - Posted May 9, 2014
Here's a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Ho Ho Huh? Reaction to Robert Wagner-Santa Claus Movie is Decidedl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for the Week - Posted May 9, 2014
Here's a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Ho Ho Huh? Reaction to Robert Wagner-Santa Claus Movie is Decidedl... [FishbowlNY]

Peeved Piers | Wikipedia Lady | UN Represents - Posted May 8, 2014
TV Newser: The umpteenth slam of Piers Morgan by Larry King led the more recent of these CNN hosts to unload on Twitter. At this stage, we agree with the "Britisher." It''s time for... [GalleyCat]

Peeved Piers | Wikipedia Lady | UN Represents - Posted May 8, 2014
TV Newser: The umpteenth slam of Piers Morgan by Larry King led the more recent of these CNN hosts to unload on Twitter. At this stage, we agree with the "Britisher." It''s time for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Peeved Piers | Wikipedia Lady | UN Represents - Posted May 8, 2014
TV Newser: The umpteenth slam of Piers Morgan by Larry King led the more recent of these CNN hosts to unload on Twitter. At this stage, we agree with the "Britisher." It''s time for... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Calls CNN's Piers Morgan Hire a Mistake, Morgan Hits Back - Posted May 8, 2014
The last two people to occupy CNN's 9pmET hosting chair made frank comments about each other today after Larry King gave his opinion about CNN's decision to hire Piers Morgan as his replacement. "I thought they made a mistake in the Piers hire," King said on Howard Stern's radio show. "I thought... [TVNewser]

How Larry King Landed That 1964 Frank Sinatra Interview - Posted May 7, 2014
"No one was bigger." So... How the heck did Larry King, then at the outset of his career, get the Chairman of the Board to sit down across the local radio mike for three solid hours? ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Larry King Landed That 1964 Frank Sinatra Interview - Posted May 7, 2014
"No one was bigger." So... How the heck did Larry King, then at the outset of his career, get the Chairman of the Board to sit down across the local radio mike for three solid hours? ... [FishbowlNY]

Snoop Dogg Might Be One of Larry King's 'Main Men,' but Donald Sterling Isn't - Posted April 30, 2014
Former CNN host Larry King's response to whether he and rapper Snoop Dogg are engaged in a "bromance" might surprise you. "Snoop Dogg is one of my main men," King answered during an "Ask Me Anything" ... [TVNewser]

Vetting the Enquirer's 'New Natalie Wood Death Theory' - Posted April 25, 2014
On the bottom, right-hand corner of this week's National Enquirer cover sits the teaser for an explosive two-page item by Barry Levine, Patricia Shipp and ... [GalleyCat]

Vetting the Enquirer's 'New Natalie Wood Death Theory' - Posted April 25, 2014
On the bottom, right-hand corner of this week's National Enquirer cover sits the teaser for an explosive two-page item by Barry Levine, Patricia Shipp and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vetting the Enquirer's 'New Natalie Wood Death Theory' - Posted April 25, 2014
On the bottom, right-hand corner of this week's National Enquirer cover sits the teaser for an explosive two-page item by Barry Levine, Patricia Shipp and ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: CBS News, Webby Awards, Beck - Posted April 23, 2014
CBS News will air the results of a six-month-long investigation on spinal-fusion surgery on tomorrow morning's "CBS This Morning." The investigation looked at government databases to see how often doctors have performed the surgeries, and what the results were. The 18th Annual Webby Awards voting closes tomorrow, with this year's winners set... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Ticker: CBS News, Webby Awards, Beck - Posted April 23, 2014
CBS News will air the results of a six-month-long investigation on spinal-fusion surgery on tomorrow morning's "CBS This Morning." The investigation looked at government databases to see how often doctors have performed the surgeries, and what the results were. The 18th Annual Webby Awards voting closes tomorrow, with this year's winners set... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: CBS News, Webby Awards, Beck - Posted April 23, 2014
CBS News will air the results of a six-month-long investigation on spinal-fusion surgery on tomorrow morning's "CBS This Morning." The investigation looked at government databases to see how often doctors have performed the surgeries, and what the results were. The 18th Annual Webby Awards voting closes tomorrow, with this year's winners set... [TVNewser]

For Former Fox 5-er Paul Raphel, Big Risk Equals Big Reward - Posted March 21, 2014
Many of you may remember him as the boy who made you fall in love with local news, but Paul Raphel isn't so l... [FishbowlDC]

Let's Make Fun of Media Elite's First Tweets - Posted March 21, 2014
Twitter has launched a great site -- first-tweet.com -- that will embarrass any user. Naturally we thought this would be a great opportunity to make fun of some media elite. First-tweet is self-explanatory -- it allows you to see any public users' first tweet. Most of them are boring, but some --... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Let's Make Fun of Media Elite's First Tweets - Posted March 21, 2014
Twitter has launched a great site -- first-tweet.com -- that will embarrass any user. Naturally we thought this would be a great opportunity to make fun of some media elite. First-tweet is self-explanatory -- it allows you to see any public users' first tweet. Most of them are boring, but some --... [FishbowlNY]

Geraldo Rivera Criticizes Media for Covering Ukraine More Than Venezuela - Posted March 13, 2014
Fox News' Geraldo Rivera told Larry King he blames the media for overcovering Ukraine when violence in Venezuela is much more relevant to U.S. interests. "I don't understand it," Rivera said on King's Ora.tv show "Politicking," highlighting the fact that millions of Americans are Venezuelan. "A lot of it is the media's fault... [TVNewser]

Larry King: 'I Don't Work for RT' - Posted March 7, 2014
Following RT anchor Liz Wahl quitting on-air Wednesday afternoon, Larry King has been ge... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Webcam Snooping | Tumblr Hires Media Director - Posted February 28, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

When Old School Meets Instagram - Posted February 27, 2014
Social media brings people of all ages together, and a picture from this morning features a legendary TV host with His Holiness. The two took the photo after an interview in Los Angeles yesterday, set to air on "Larry King Now" March 10. For the record, the ... [Lost Remote]

Your Pick for Piers Morgan's Replacement is... - Posted February 26, 2014
After Larry King fueled speculation about a possible return to CNN following the news of Piers Morgan's show cancellation, ... [TVNewser]

With Piers Morgan Out, Could Larry King Be on His Way Back to CNN? - Posted February 24, 2014
With his replacement at CNN officially out, Larry King says he'd be open to a return to the network he was ... [TVNewser]

Conan O'Brien Dubs Larry King's Back to Life Show: 'Larry King Alive' - Posted February 16, 2014
Appearing Thursday night on Conan O'Brien's show Larry King revealed his wishes for when he dies. "I don't believe in an afterlife...so that means when you die, it's bye, bye baby," King said. "So the only fragment of hope is to be frozen, and some day they cure whatever you died of,... [TVNewser]

Larry King: 'CNN's Got Problems' - Posted January 29, 2014
Larry King said he occasionally misses CNN, but he's not ignoring his longtime network's ratings woes. "I miss it when there's big stories but on a day-to-day basis I don't," King said in an interview with HuffPost Live today. The former net... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: 'CTM,' King, Olympics - Posted January 16, 2014
The Saturday edition of "CBS This Morning" had a good show last week, posting its best total viewer audience since February 2010 and its best A25-54 audience since February 2013. The show had 2.4 million viewers and .07/04 in the demo. Larry King is the new dean of The Friar's Club. He... [TVNewser]

Jesse Ventura Has a New TV Show -And a Holiday Message - Posted December 31, 2013
Rejoice America! The good folks at Ora.tv -the same people who brought you Larry King Now on RT -are rolling out a new show that will almost definitely save the nation's soul. Off The Grid with Jesse Ventura, the former Minnesota governor and ... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King Tours The Newseum - Posted December 29, 2013
On his Ora.TV show Friday, Larry King got a tour of the Newseum in Washington, D.C. King went through exhibits including JFK's assasination, Tim Russert's office and the 9/11 exhibit. Watch: ... [TVNewser]

Best of 2013 MediabistroTV Interviews, Part I - Posted December 24, 2013
Our pals at mediabistroTV have had quite the year interviewing some of the biggest television personalities in the business. In case you missed them, here's a handful of our favorite interviews from 2013: Christiane Amanpour, Al Roker, ... [TVNewser]

Mark Halperin: 'By His Own Admission' Bashir Was Out Of Line - Posted November 27, 2013
"Double Down" authors and MSNBC analysts Mark Halperin and John Heilemann talked to ... [TVNewser]

Larry King: My First Big Break - Posted November 19, 2013
In celebration of Larry King's 80th birthday today, the mediabistroTV crew took the train down to Washington, D.C. to ask the iconic talk show host to look back on his long career and tell us how he got his first big br... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King: My First Big Break - Posted November 19, 2013
In celebration of Larry King's 80th birthday today, the mediabistroTV crew took the train down to Washington, D.C. to ask the iconic talk show host to look back on his long career and tell us how he got... [MediaJobsDaily]

Larry King: My First Big Break - Posted November 19, 2013
In celebration of Larry King's 80th birthday today, the mediabistroTV crew took the train down to Washington, D.C. to ask the iconic talk show host to look back on his long career and tell us how he got his first big break. The curre... [TVNewser]

Larry King: My First Big Break - Posted November 19, 2013
In celebration of Larry King's 80th birthday today, the mediabistroTV crew took the train down to Washington, D.C. to ask the iconic talk show host to look back on his long career and tell us how he got... [AllTwitter]

Larry King: My First Big Break - Posted November 19, 2013
Allow us to wish Larry King a happy 80th Birthday! In celebration, the mediabistroTV crew recently took the train down to Washington, D.C. to ask the iconic talk show host to look back on his long career and tell us how he got his fi... [TVSpy]

Wolf Blitzer Profiles CNN Founder Ted Turner - Posted November 13, 2013
CNN will turn an eye on itself this weekend as Wolf Blitzer profiles Ted Turner, who founded CNN in 1980. The hourlong special, "Ted Turner: The Maverick Man," will air at 7pm and 1amET Sunday. Blitzer reported for the special in both Atlanta and Montana, where Turner has a ranch. Among the... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews Weighs In On Politics, MSNBC To Larry King, ABC News - Posted October 18, 2013
MSNBC host Chris Matthews continues his book tour. The latest appearances are on ABC News/ web video series "Politics Confidential" with Jonathan Karl, and on Larry King's politics program for Ora TV. Matthews talked to King about the politics ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Charlie Rose, Diane Sawyer, Matt Lauer Gather for Piers Morgan Book Party - Posted October 17, 2013
On a big night of news, many TV news power players took time to drop by The Carlyle Hotel for Piers Morgan's book bash. Morgan's "Sh... [TVNewser]

Dan Aykroyd Loses It On Aussie TV Because He Can't Talk Up His Vodka - Posted October 14, 2013
Dan Ackroyd is in the spirits business, co-owner of a vodka brand called Crystal Head. At the moment, he's out and about promoting the brand, and hoped to do so when he paid a visit to the Australian talk show The Observer Effect. Instead, he ended up completely losing it, leaving the... [PRNewser]

The Ticker: King, '60 Minutes,' 2016 - Posted October 8, 2013
Former CNN anchor and current RT host Larry King is profiled by Time as he guest-hosts ESPN2's "Olbermann." "I can't f-kin' believe I'm gonna be f-kin' 80," King quips. The LA Times' Michael Hiltzik ... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.01.13 - Posted October 1, 2013
Hill-dawg miniseries scrapped by NBC: According to The Hill's Rebecca Shabad, NBC's plans to air a Hillary Clinton miniseries starring Diane Lane were t... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King To Guest-Host Keith Olbermann's ESPN2 Show - Posted September 26, 2013
Former CNN host Larry King will be able to add yet another line on his resume next month: ESPN host. King will be filling in for Keith Olbermann on his 11 PM show on ESPN 2 n... [TVNewser]

Tammy Haddad: Pre-White Streak - Posted August 19, 2013
Ever tried to imagine what Washington socialite and publicist Tammy Haddad and star in Mark Leibovich's new book This Town would look like without that white stripe in her dark brown hair? Well, the wait is over. ... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King to Question Eliot Spitzer - Posted August 8, 2013
Larry King's new Hulu series, "Politicking with Larry King" will feature a new episode with New York Comptroller hopeful Eliot Spitzer. The full episode "Does Eliot Spitzer Deserve a Second Chance? The Former N.Y. Governor Makes His C... [FishbowlDC]

Here Are Larry King's Favorite Superheroes - Posted August 7, 2013
Former CNN host and current Ora.tv and RT host Larry King has been around the block a few times. For YouTube's "Geek Week," The Nerdist channel asked him to put on his thinking suspenders and name his top 10 superheroes. Despite some obvious flaws in his list (Green Lantern made it?)... [TVNewser]

Oprah Tells Larry King About Racist NYC Incident - Posted August 6, 2013
Today at 5 p.m. ET, the latest episode of Ora TV's Larry King Now will be posted. It features King in conversation with Oprah Winfrey. In the teaser segment below, she recalls an incident in the late 1990s on Madison Ave. She and hairdresser Andre Walker (also there, off-camera, for the King... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Oprah Tells Larry King About Racist NYC Incident - Posted August 6, 2013
Today at 5 p.m. ET, the latest episode of Ora TV's Larry King Now will be posted. It features King in conversation with Oprah Winfrey. In the teaser segment below, she recalls an incident in the late 1990s on Madison Ave. She and hairdresser Andre Walker (also there, off-camera, for the King... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Now Also POLITICKING - Posted July 26, 2013
Did you know that Larry King has two shows on the Ora.tv network? He continues to do his weekday half-hour chat program Larry King Now. And since the beginning of June, King is also chairing a separate weekly half-hour politics-focused conversation called POLITICKING with Larry King. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Now Also POLITICKING - Posted July 26, 2013
Did you know that Larry King has two shows on the Ora.tv network? He continues to do his weekday half-hour chat program Larry King Now. And since the beginning of June, King is also chairing a separate weekly half-hour politics-focused conversation called POLITICKING with Larry King. ... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King And Snoop Lion Deliver The News On 'GGN' - Posted July 20, 2013
Rapper Snoop Lion (formerly Snoop Dogg). Larry King. Together, at last. The pair delivered a faux newscast on "GGN," aka 'Double G News." "I Like peanut butter, crunchy peanut butter," King revealed. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: MacVicar, King, Asiana - Posted July 15, 2013
Al Jazeera America has named Sheila MacVicar a correspondent for "America Tonight," its daily primetime newsmagazine. She was most recently an international correspondent for CBS News, and previously worked for ABC News, CBC News and CNN. She will be based in DC. Season two of "Larry King Now" kic... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: Royal Baby, Prop 8, King - Posted July 10, 2013
NBC News has created a fun website: RoyalBabyGuess.com. Visitors can guess when the Royal spawn will be birthed, and what their name will be. Those that come closest may get to appear on "Today." HBO will air a documentary about the battle to overturn California's same-sex marriage ban, Proposition 8. Documentarians have... [TVNewser]

Larry King Revisits CNN 'Slap in the Face' - Posted June 28, 2013
Larry King has done a lot of media since scooting over to Ora TV. Still, FishbowlNY is a little surprised at the relatively minimal coverage generated by this week's appearance on The Howard Stern Show. ... [GalleyCat]

Larry King Revisits CNN 'Slap in the Face' - Posted June 28, 2013
Larry King has done a lot of media since scooting over to Ora TV. Still, FishbowlNY is a little surprised at the relatively minimal coverage generated by this week's appearance on The Howard Stern Show. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Revisits CNN 'Slap in the Face' - Posted June 28, 2013
Larry King has done a lot of media since scooting over to Ora TV. Still, FishbowlNY is a little surprised at the relatively minimal coverage generated by this week's appearance on The Howard Stern Show. ... [FishbowlNY]

Greta Van Susteren On Howard Kurtz: 'He's Taken a Couple of Slaps at Me Over The Years, and I Slap Right Back at Him' - Posted June 27, 2013
Larry King interviewed Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren today on his Ora.TV talk show, "Larry King Now." Van Susteren answered questions from social media, talked about her ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Fashion: Bob Beckel's Suspenders And Bret Baier's Tie - Posted June 1, 2013
Two of Fox News Channel's most alliterative on-air personalities have had their fashion choices put under the microscope recently. On Thursday, "The Five" co-host Bob Beckel shared his story of how and why he started wearing suspenders. Spoiler alert: it involves the suspender savant himself, Larry King. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Larry King To Host Political Show On RT - Posted May 29, 2013
Former CNN host Larry King is getting back into the business of cable news. King will host a new political talk show for the English-language Russian cable new... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 23, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Is he about anything other than himself?" -- MSNBC "The Cycle's" Krystal Ball on Lawrence O'Donnell's program last night on potential voter trust issues with ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) mayoral bid. ... [FishbowlDC]

Jeff Bercovici Tries to Answer Billion-Dollar LAT Question - Posted April 22, 2013
In the wake of this weekend's highly shared New York Times piece about the Koch brothers' interest in Tribune Co. newspapers, Forbes... [FishbowlLA]

CNN en Espanol Host Ismael Cala Logs Second Block of LA Tapings - Posted March 18, 2013
Born in Cuba and educated in Canada, Ismael Cala considers Larry King to be a model of broadcasting excellence. So it was extra special for the host of Cala, a one-hour talk show airing weekdays at 9 p.m. on CNN en Espa ol and Channel 63's new nightly SoCal block CNN... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric And Larry King Talk 'The Date Heard 'Round The World' - Posted March 11, 2013
On tomorrow's edition of "Katie," Katie Couric talks to her longtime friend Wendy Walker, who was also ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Morgan, Paul, Burgundy - Posted March 7, 2013
CNN is changing the name of Piers Morgan's program. Starting Monday the 9pmET show will be called "Piers Morgan Live," and it will be, yes, live. The name is a throwback to the days of "Larry King Live." ... [TVNewser]

Five Takeaways from LA Weekly's Fabulous LA Times Feature - Posted March 1, 2013
Timing is everything. Just a few days before this week's LA Weekly article "Who Will Buy the LA Times?" by ... [FishbowlLA]

On BuzzFeed, Boogers and Ethics - Posted February 14, 2013
Writing a story about someone else's booger feature is no easy task. On some email requests I put a simple, bland, "request for comment." On others, I went for shock value: "BuzzFeed's booger post." It wasn't plotted. I imagined some might find it funnier than others. On Tuesday night, BuzzFeed's ... [PRNewser]

The Morning Ticker: 'Katie', King, Esposito - Posted February 4, 2013
Katie Couric's daytime talk show is adding to its executive ranks after losing EP Jeff Zucker to CNN, according to THR's Marisa Guthrie. ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Recalls Her Date With Larry King - Posted February 1, 2013
Daytime talk show host and former NBC and CBS news anchor Katie Couric was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night. During the interview she recalled a remarkable story about going on a date with former CNN anchor Larry King. "I cannot believe... I refu... [TVNewser]

Larry King Reminds at NATPE: It's Who You Know - Posted January 28, 2013
Although the biggest news to come out of Guggenheim Digital Media CEO Ross Levinsohn's chat at NATPE in Miami Beach today with Larry Kin... [FishbowlLA]

Synergy! NBC's '1600 Penn' Locks Up NBC News Cameos - Posted January 7, 2013
NBC recently launched a comedy series about a dysfunctional family in the White House, "1600 Penn." Given the political undercurrent of the program, it is no surprise that news reports can occasionally play a role in the show's plot. According to "1600 Penn"'s creator, speaking at the Television Critics Association Winter pres... [TVNewser]

Who You Gonna Call for a Ghostbusters Script Read? How About Seth, Rainn and Jack - Posted December 11, 2012
As per usual, Entertainment Weekly film writer Anthony Breznican has the exclusive scoop on who will be participating in filmmaker Jason Reitman's next "Live Read" event at LA... [FishbowlLA]

The Morning Ticker: 'Axelstache,' King, Faux FNC Study - Posted December 10, 2012
Democratic strategist David Axelrod has already shaved his mustache on "Morning Joe," but he can't help himself, and is taking his mustache-shaving ways to CNN. Alex Castellanos, a Republican strategist and CNN contributor, says that if they can secure another 500 contributions for Axelrod's charity, then ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Says Goodbye To 'Way Too Early' - Posted November 9, 2012
MSNBC's Willie Geist hosted his last "Way Too Early" this morning, almost three and a half years after the show began in the wee hours of the morning leading up to "Morning Joe." Geist is moving on to NBC's "Today," and will remain a regular on "Morning Joe." In the meantime, "Way... [TVNewser]

Jon Lovitz Gooses Ora TV Election Night Coverage - Posted November 7, 2012
There was probably no stranger election panelist intro on Tuesday than the one given by Ora TV's Larry King for comedian Jon Lovitz. The rejuvenated talk show host explained that he had just watched, the night before, a crazy Kevin... [FishbowlLA]

More Election Night Coverage Plans - Posted November 5, 2012
The typical broadcasters and cable news channels aren't the only ones covering tomorrow's Presidential election Here are some of the other coverage highlights from other cable channels, and online. C-SPAN: Will simulcast "Politico Live" from 7 PM until the acceptance/con... [TVNewser]

Former KTLA Reporter David Begnaud Reflects on Moving Away From Traditional Newscasts - Posted October 26, 2012
Our sister site FishbowlLA interviews former KTLA reporter David Begnaud about his latest career move to ... [TVSpy]

Ora TV's David Begnaud Breaks Some Ann Coulter News - Posted October 25, 2012
KTLA reporter David Begnaud knew he was taking a risk when he left the confines of traditional TV reporting to join Larry King’s new home, Ora TV. But already, he says he is basking in the ability of the online network's second show NewsBreaker to report on news as it happens. This... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: King, Antunes, BS - Posted October 17, 2012
Former CNN anchor Larry King will moderate a debate between the 3rd party candidates next Tuesday in Chicago. The debate will stream live online, with Libertarian party candidate Gary Johnson, Green Party candidate Jill ... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair Profiles Piers Morgan and 'Piers Morgan Tonight': 'The leper with the most fingers' - Posted October 5, 2012
CNN's Piers Morgan gets the Vanity Fair profile treatment. The piece does a good job going into Morg... [TVNewser]

Steve Doocy Tries to get Larry King to Criticize Piers Morgan - Posted September 12, 2012
Larry King dropped by "Fox & Friends" to talk about his role as grand ambassador for Grandparents.com. When the talk turned to his 25 years at CNN, Steve Doocy tried to get King to criticize Piers Morgan... [TVNewser]

Larry King To Anchor Live Political Coverage On YouTube During Conventions, Debates, Election Night - Posted August 27, 2012
Guess what? Former CNN host Larry King will be anchoring live election coverage this year, (sort of) competing with his old friends at CNN. King will be anchoring coverage on YouTube the last two nights of both the RNC and DNC, as well as following the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates... [TVNewser]

ABC News, Univision, Al Jazeera Among Partners In YouTube 'Election Hub' - Posted August 22, 2012
YouTube is launching a 2012 "Election Hub" that will feature the latest political highlights, breaking news and videos. To fill the hub with content, YouTube has partnered with a slew of media companies, running the gamut from newspapers and TV news outlets to blogs and... Larry King. In addition to King, content... [TVNewser]

Larry King NOW Moves Across Town to Glendale - Posted August 16, 2012
In our review of the first week of broadcasts of Larry King's Internet talk show, we noted how strange and unusual it was to watch the suspender-ed one gabbing from the comfort of his Beverly Hills home. No longer. ... [FishbowlLA]

THR Goes for Dodgers Quadruple Play - Posted August 8, 2012
In support of Daniel Miller's splashy cover story and Ed Desser's team media rights sidebar in the August 17... [FishbowlLA]

Larry King On CNN, Fox News, Piers Morgan And, Well, Just About Everything - Posted July 24, 2012
Former CNN host and current ora.tv host Larry King participated in an "IamA" on Reddit. IamAs feature guests (sometimes celebrities, often ordinary people) answering crowd-sourced questions from the Reddit community. Unlike some... [TVNewser]

Chip Away | Loving Larry | Wrong Ties - Posted July 20, 2012
AllFacebook: Lay's wants its Facebook fans to create a new flavor for them. You might be wondering why someone would want to do that, but remember, these are people who enjoy potato chips so ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chip Away | Loving Larry | Wrong Ties - Posted July 20, 2012
AllFacebook: Lay's wants its Facebook fans to create a new flavor for them. You might be wondering why someone would want to do that, but remember, these are people who enjoy potato chips so ... [FishbowlNY]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted July 20, 2012
It's Friday, which means it's time for another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [FishbowlDC]

Huntsman Daughters Chat With Dinosaur Larry King - Posted July 20, 2012
Larry King's Hulu-based series Larry King Now couldn't sink any lower after his recent girl talk interview with MSNBC's Meghan McCain -- ev... [FishbowlDC]

Seth MacFarlane Steers Larry King to Promising Online Debut - Posted July 17, 2012
The most surprising element of Monday's inaugural Ora TV episode of Larry King Now (available the next day on Hulu) is the backdrop. The host's chat with Family Guy and Ted instigator Seth MacFarlane takes place not in some fancy new 21st century studio but rather in the den of King's... [GalleyCat]

Larry King Brings His Suspenders to Hulu - Posted July 17, 2012
Larry King and his fantastic outfits are back. His new show,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Brings His Suspenders to Hulu - Posted July 17, 2012
Larry King and his fantastic outfits are back. His new show,... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Debuts New Talk Show, 'Larry King Now' - Posted July 17, 2012
Former CNN host Larry King is back in the chair. As we noted earlier this year, King is hosting a new program for online TV network OraTV. Well, the first episode of King's new series "Larry King Live" is now up on Hulu. The guest? "Family Guy" creator and "Ted" star ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Responds to Roger Ailes 'Socialism' Claim - Posted May 30, 2012
Last week Fox News CEO Roger Ailes spoke at Ohio University, where he said, among other things, that "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart told him in a bar that he was a socialist. As it ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Dubsteps - Posted May 22, 2012
Sometimes a headline really says it all. Funny or Die produced a video of former CNN host Larry King doing the dubstep. There may be some suspect editing (and a body double?), but it sure is fun to watch: ... [TVNewser]

Larry King's New Talk Show, 'Larry King Now,' To Debut This Summer - Posted May 18, 2012
For anyone missing "Larry King Live," there is some good news: Larry King's new talk show on Internet TV network Ora.TV will launch this Summer, earlier than expected. The show, now called "Larry King Now," ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 1, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The Banana is the perfectly named fruit." -- former CNNer Larry King. Can Piers make him an assistant or something? Journo comes across dea... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King Returns To Cable News To Remember Dick Clark - Posted April 19, 2012
Former CNN host Larry King has returned to cable news to honor his friend and fellow broadcasting legend Dick Clark. King made a few appearances on CNN, including on "John King USA," as well as the show hosted by his replacement, Piers Morgan... [TVNewser]

These Two News Anchors Were Featured On 'Jeopardy!' - Posted April 14, 2012
On "Jeopardy!" this week, a pair of questions relating TV news. The first was the $1,000 question under the category "Women on TV", and the second was the $200 question under "Interviewing the Interviewer." ... [FishbowlLA]

These Two News Anchors Were Featured On 'Jeopardy!' - Posted April 14, 2012
On "Jeopardy!" this week, a pair of questions relating TV news. The first was the $1,000 question under the category "Women on TV", and the second was the $200 question under "Interviewing the Interviewer." ... [TVNewser]

Bill Maher's Surprising First Guest On His First Talk Show? Roger Ailes - Posted April 9, 2012
New York magazine profiles comedian and raconteur Bill Maher, and reveals a surprising fact about the first guest on the first taping of Maher's Comedy Central s... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow 'Drifts' to Top of Best Sellers List - Posted April 6, 2012
MSNBC hosted a party at Manhattan's Ace Hotel last night in celebration of Rachel Maddow's first book, Drift, which tops the New York Times ... [TVNewser]

Fish Food - Posted April 5, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know...) WaPo writer not happy with Romney - I know, right? Who saw that coming? Dana Milbank is not happy that he can't get up-close... [FishbowlDC]

Ken Jautz's CNN Mission: 'Differentiate Ourselves in Cable Television' - Posted March 14, 2012
Marketwatch.com's Jon Friedman had lunch recently with CNN/U.S. EVP Ken Jautz, now 18 months into his tenure at the top of the cable news network.... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: White, Raddatz, King - Posted March 5, 2012
TVNewser hears that Mark White, who had been EP of Bloomberg TV's morning programs, has left the company. White joined Bloomberg in 2009. No replacement has been named. ABC News chief foreign correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Perform at KROQ's Comedy Show - Posted February 27, 2012
So ... Larry King appears to be serious about this comedy thing, huh? After embarking on his ... [GalleyCat]

CNN's UnSuper Tuesday | Newscast Audience | King Done - Posted February 16, 2012
TVNewser: Without Mitt Romney and Ron Paul at the podium, CNN has decided to cancel a Super Tuesday Republican debate. The March 1st debate would be pitted ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN's UnSuper Tuesday | Newscast Audience | King Done - Posted February 16, 2012
TVNewser: Without Mitt Romney and Ron Paul at the podium, CNN has decided to cancel a Super Tuesday Republican debate. The March 1st debate would be pitted ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN and Larry King Part Ways - Posted February 16, 2012
CNN has officially ended its 87-year relationship with Larry King. No, we kid the King. He was with CNN for more than 25 years. After ceding his daily talk show to ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Ending Larry King Specials - Posted February 15, 2012
CNN and Larry King have decided to end the quarterly specials featuring the former "Larry King Live" host. King is believed to have nearly two years left on his contract with CNN, and he had two new specials in the pipeline befor... [TVNewser]

Should Clive Davis Have Canceled Pre-Grammys Bash? - Posted February 13, 2012
On the red carpet for Saturday's pre-Grammys party at the Beverly Hilton hosted by Clive Davis, retired CNN host Larry King was clearly not happy to be there. With Whitney Houston tragically passed away just a few floors above... [FishbowlLA]

TV News Coverage of the Death of Whitney Houston - Posted February 11, 2012
The news of the death of Whitney Houston broke at 7:57pmET, when the Associated Press sent a breaking news alert and Tweet announcing the news. The cable news networks began covering the story moments later, without yet knowing a cause... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TV News Coverage of the Death of Whitney Houston - Posted February 11, 2012
The news of the death of Whitney Houston broke at 7:57pmET, when the Associated Press sent a breaking news alert and Tweet announcing the news. The cable news networks began covering the story moments later, without yet knowing a cause... [FishbowlNY]

Fishbowl5 With Suze Orman - Posted January 14, 2012
Suze Orman takes compliments well. For instance, when she showed up to the National Press Club this week for a presser with TV commentator Tavis Smiley and Prof. Cornel West, ... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King and Carlos Slim: The Dynamic Digital Duo - Posted January 13, 2012
Larry King and Carlos Slim are getting ready to launch a "huge online initiative." Could a F**k Yeah Larry King Tumblr be on the horizon? Well, no one really knows. There are very few details, but apparently King and Slim are teaming up to do something, and the adventure is a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King and Carlos Slim: The Dynamic Digital Duo - Posted January 13, 2012
Larry King and Carlos Slim are getting ready to launch a "huge online initiative." Could a F**k Yeah Larry King Tumblr be on the horizon? Well, no one really knows. There are very few details, but apparently King and Slim are teaming up to do something, and the adventure is a... [FishbowlNY]

A Brief History of Television Farts - Posted January 6, 2012
BuzzFeed alerted us this morning to a potentially windy situation that occurred on Anderson Cooper's CNN show last night involving Republican Strategist Rich Galen. Galen made a bit of a stink while talking about Newt Gingrich. Galen tooted his own horn about his years of exp... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King to Moderate Fake GOP Debate For Funny or Die, Yahoo! - Posted January 5, 2012
Former CNN "Larry King Live" host Larry King has been tapped to moderate a GOP primary debate... sort of. King will moderate a spoof debate presented by Funny or Die and Yahoo! The debate, dubbed the "Yahoo News/Funny or Die P... [TVNewser]

WSJ Adds Fuel to Ryan Seacrest/'Today' Fire - Posted December 8, 2011
Last night the Wall Street Journal reported that Ryan Seacrest met with some top... [TVNewser]

Larry King Wants to Be Frozen When He Dies so Zombie King Can Haunt Us Forever - Posted December 6, 2011
Larry King doesn't host a regularly-scheduled show anymore, but if he has his way, he'll be around forever. In a program airing Sunday titled, "CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings," King tells the gathered guests that he has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Wants to Be Frozen When He Dies so Zombie King Can Haunt Us Forever - Posted December 6, 2011
Larry King doesn't host a regularly-scheduled show anymore, but if he has his way, he'll be around forever. In a program airing Sunday titled, "CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings," King tells the gathered guests that he has ... [FishbowlNY]

Magic Makes a Play for the Dodgers - Posted December 2, 2011
At this point, the question has become, who isn't interested in buying the Dodgers? Everyone from Steve Garvey and ... [FishbowlLA]

Trying Too Hard | A King's Move | Defense is the Best Offense - Posted December 1, 2011
PRNewser: The downside of being George Clooney's girlfriend. File this under "when something is perfect, people just start to make sh*t up." FishbowlLA: If ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Trying Too Hard | A King's Move | Defense is the Best Offense - Posted December 1, 2011
PRNewser: The downside of being George Clooney's girlfriend. File this under "when something is perfect, people just start to make sh*t up." FishbowlLA: If ... [FishbowlNY]

Trying Too Hard | A King's Move | Defense is the Best Offense - Posted December 1, 2011
PRNewser: The downside of being George Clooney's girlfriend. File this under "when something is perfect, people just start to make sh*t up." FishbowlLA: If ... [FishbowlLA]

This New Dodgers Owner Could Make Players Wear Suspenders - Posted December 1, 2011
Not really. But the above headline-gag is one of the funnier reader comments posted to yesterday's CNN.com item about ... [FishbowlLA]

For Larry King's Fourth (And Last?) CNN Special: 'A Dinner With Kings' - Posted November 24, 2011
Updated Below CNN has announced that Larry King's fourth special for the channel will be a bit different than the last few. Rather than featuring traditional interviews, the special, called "Larry King Special: A Dinner with Kings" features the host and his wife hosting a dinner party featuring some big Hollywood names.... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Toasts Larry King - Posted November 15, 2011
Katie Couric emceed last night's Friars Club toast (not roast) to Larry King. Donald Trump... [TVNewser]

Peter Bart on the Failure of Johnny Depp's 'Passion Project' - Posted November 14, 2011
For his latest Variety missive, current VP and editorial director Peter Bart zeroes in on the box office failure of ... [FishbowlLA]

How Larry King Got His Madoff Money Back - Posted October 28, 2011
With the upcoming interviews with Bernard Madoff's wife Ruth -- "60 Minutes" Sunday and "Today" on Monday -- CNN's Larry King is talking about how he became the victim of the convicted ponzi schemer. For the first time, King talks abou... [TVNewser]

Larry King Teases New Radio, TV Deals - Posted October 25, 2011
Expect to hear some big news about Larry King, very shortly. Speaking to TALKERS magazine's Bill Moran... [FishbowlLA]

Larry King Lands Johnny Depp Interview for CNN - Posted October 11, 2011
Former CNN host Larry King sat down with actor Johnny Depp for an exclusive ... [FishbowlLA]

Amanda Knox Verdict Covered Extensively in Seattle, Knox's Hometown - Posted October 3, 2011
... [TVSpy]

Spotted in the Hallways at CNN - New York - Posted September 28, 2011
Larry King, in New York this week to accept a Lifetime Achievement Emmy, stopped by CNN yesterday where he appeared on Joy Behar's HLN program. After the show, w... [TVNewser]

September 2011 Ratings: CNN Up Double Digits in Daytime and Primetime - Posted September 27, 2011
CNN continued its upward momentum in the third quarter and for the month of September finishing up double digits in primetime: +30% in Total Viewers / +41% in younger viewers; as well as daytime viewing (9am-5pm): +12% in Total Viewers, +25% in younger viewers. The ratings for September, 2011: Primetime (Mon-Sun): 450K Total... [TVNewser]

CBS News and '60 Minutes' Dominate at News & Documentary Emmy Awards - Posted September 27, 2011
Last night the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out its 32nd annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. CBS News domin... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan Gets His First Walk-Out - Posted August 17, 2011
On his show tonight, CNN's Piers Morgan will have his first guest walk-out. Former Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell walked out on Morgan after he asked her about her thoughts on gay marriage. She was appearing on the program to promote her new book: ... [TVNewser]

Sanjay Gupta, Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper. Who Would Larry King Rather 'F**k, Marry or Kill'? - Posted July 25, 2011
In a bizarre but highly entertaining interview, GQ gets former CNN host Larry King to play "F**k Marry Kill," ... [TVNewser]

CBS Leads TV News with 34 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations - Posted July 18, 2011
Nominations for the 32nd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today, and CBS came out on top with 34 nominations. PBS was right behind them at 32, while NBC picked up 19 and ABC had 12. For the cable news networks, CNN was nominated eight times, CNBC grabbed six... [TVNewser]

Larry King To Receive Lifetime Achievement Emmy - Posted July 8, 2011
Former CNN "Larry King Live" host Larry King will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. King hosted his eponymous CNN program from 1985 until last year, when he retired and made room for ... [TVNewser]

Katie Who? CBS Creating Daytime Talk Show for 'Survivor' Host Jeff Probst - Posted June 27, 2011
After opting not to strike a deal with former "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric for a daytime talk show, CBS has instead inked a deal with "Sur... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Who? CBS Creating Daytime Talk Show for 'Survivor' Host Jeff Probst - Posted June 27, 2011
After opting not to strike a deal with former "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric for a daytime talk show, CBS has instead inked a deal with "Sur... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King on why he's immune from Twitterversy: 'I dictate my tweets, I have never physically tweeted.' - Posted June 10, 2011
Former CNN host Larry King appeared on FBN's "Imus in the Morning" Thursday discussing life after CNN. King says leaving the host chair continues to feel like "watching your mother-in-law drive off a cliff in your new car." King, a prolific Twitterer (@kingsthings) says he's immune from Rep. Anthony Weiner-style scandals:... [TVNewser]

Mary Higgins Clark, The Hiltons And The Media Mob - Posted June 1, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The sweltering heat (wasn't it just snowing last week?) didn't keep the regulars away from Michael's today. The dining room was jam packed with authors, agents and media mavens all deep in conversation about who knows what. From the looks of things, the power lunch crowd here is ge... [FishbowlLA]

Mary Higgins Clark, The Hiltons And The Media Mob - Posted June 1, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The sweltering heat (wasn't it just snowing last week?) didn't keep the regulars away from Michael's today. The dining room was jam packed with authors, agents and media mavens all deep in conversation about who knows what. From the looks of things, the power lunch crowd here is ge... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mary Higgins Clark, The Hiltons And The Media Mob - Posted June 1, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The sweltering heat (wasn't it just snowing last week?) didn't keep the regulars away from Michael's today. The dining room was jam packed with authors, agents and media mavens all deep in conversation about who knows what. From the looks of things, the power lunch crowd here is ge... [FishbowlNY]

With a Book and One-Man Show to Promote, Larry King Returns to the Spotlight - Posted May 24, 2011
You can't say that former CNN 9 PM host Larry King isn't keeping busy. In addition to a handful of specials for the network, King is about to embark on a one-man show, is releasing a new book, and hosted the Peabody Awards ... [TVNewser]

American-born, French TV host defends husband in hotel sex attack probe - Posted May 16, 2011
Anne Sinclair, the American-born wife of IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is defending her husband against charges he sexually assaulted a hotel maid in Manhattan on Saturday. Strauss-Kahn appear... [TVNewser]

Larry King is Selling Bagels in Beverly Hills - Posted May 10, 2011
The 77-year-old talk show host may have finally quit television, but he has not retired. "I'm a businessman now," King tells Justin Rocket Silverman of The Daily. Larry's business is the ... [FishbowlLA]

Which Larry King is Which? - Posted April 16, 2011
Spotted this week in the twitter feed of Niche Media founder Jason Binn: Can you tell which Larry King is t... [TVNewser]

Larry King: 'Having fresh breath is a very important thing to me' - Posted April 9, 2011
In what is being billed as his "first national product endorsement" since leaving his CNN anchor perch, Larry King and wife Shawn have ... [AllTwitter]

Exclusive: Former New York Governor Paterson 'Drawn To' Work in Radio - Posted April 5, 2011
Since leaving office on January 1, New York Governor David Paterson has been keeping busy. But not as you might think. The former governor has quietly been forging a new career, which incorporates his previous one. He has become a radio go-to guy,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Exclusive: Former New York Governor Paterson 'Drawn To' Work in Radio - Posted April 5, 2011
Since leaving office on January 1, New York Governor David Paterson has been keeping busy. But not as you might think. The former governor has quietly been forging a new career, which incorporates his previous one. He has become a radio go-to guy,... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Returning to the TV Interviewer Chair... on PBS - Posted April 5, 2011
First on TVNewser: Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King will be returning to the interviewer's chair this Thursday and Friday, as he switches roles with PBS host Tavis Smiley... [TVNewser]

Come Watch Larry King Throw a Baseball - Posted March 29, 2011
If you thought President Obama's opening pitch last season was weak, just wait till this 77-year-old takes the mound in an attempt to get a baseball across home plate. ... [FishbowlDC]

Philly Inquirer Goes Easy on Matthews - Posted March 28, 2011
Sure, it's his hometown paper. But did the Philadelphia Inquirer's Bob Fernandez have to make things so cushy for MSNBC's Chris Matthews in ... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King to Sean Hannity: 'If I love my broadcasting business, why would I want people not to do well?' - Posted March 24, 2011
Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King appeared on his former competitor's show last night. King spoke to Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity about his friend Elizabeth Taylor, and about leaving CNN. Hannity also mentioned that despite going head-to-head for so many years, they never were particularly antagonistic toward on... [TVNewser]

Larry King To Appear On Fox News Channel's 'Hannity' To Talk Elizabeth Taylor - Posted March 23, 2011
Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King will be returning to his old time-slot tonight... on both CNN and Fox News. King will be a guest on FNC's "Hannity" and CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" to talk about his old friend Elizabeth Taylor, who passed away this morning. King used to compete directly with... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Return to Interviewers Chair... For HRTS Lunch Panel - Posted March 21, 2011
•Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King will be returning to the interviewer seat April 12. The broadcast legend has been tapped to moderate the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's annual "Unscripted Hitmakers" luncheon. The panelists include "Undercover Boss" EP Stephen Lambert... [TVNewser]

Larry King's First CNN Special Set For May 1 - Posted March 18, 2011
Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King says that his first special for the cable news channel will run on Sunday, May 1, and the subject will be Alzheimer's Disease. King ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Talking to Comedy Central About 'Daily Show' Contributor Gig - Posted March 14, 2011
Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King has had preliminary discussions with Comedy Central to become a regular contributor to "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," a source at the n... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Host the Peabody Awards - Posted March 7, 2011
CNN's former 9 PM host Larry King has been tapped to host the 70th annual Peabody Awards dinner. The awards are slated to be presented at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City Monday, May 23. "Larry King has greeted figures of social and cultural signific... [TVNewser]

February 2011 Ratings: Middle East Unrest Propels CNN to Double Digit Growth - Posted March 1, 2011
Bolstered by its coverage of the situation in Egypt and Libya, CNN saw double-digit gains in total day and primetime. The network was essentially neck and neck with MSNBC for the month, though the battle was still over a distant second place to Fox News. Primetime (Mon-Sun): 674K Total Viewers / 216K... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan: 'Being too far right or left right now is a bit dangerous... What Americans need is facts' - Posted February 28, 2011
Broadcasting & Cable editor Ben Grossman has an in-depth interview with CNN's Piers Morgan... [TVNewser]

Adam Carolla on Piers Morgan: 'We have chubby guy in his 50's who we have never heard of fever!' - Posted February 27, 2011
Comedian Adam Carolla appeared on Los Angeles station KTLA last Thursday, and talked to the hosts about CNN's Piers Morgan's interview with Larry King. "Who is Piers Morgan by the way and who decided in advance we are all in love with this limey?.... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Piers Morgan: 'I'm from Brooklyn, if you say 'I'm dangerous,' you better be dangerous' - Posted February 24, 2011
Last night CNN's 9 PM host Piers Morgan interviewed his legendary predecessor, Larry King. One topic that came up during the conversation: King's comments about Morgan on the BBC last week: ... [TVNewser]

Unfunny | More About Less | Stalking Made Easy - Posted February 22, 2011
TVNewser: Larry King is going on a stand-up comedy tour. We're sad that we just typed that last sentence. AllTwitter: James Franco finally ... [FishbowlLA]

Get Ready America: 'Larry King: Standing Up' Tour Formally Announced - Posted February 22, 2011
Former CNN anchor Larry King sure is keeping himself busy. He will be on "Piers Morgan Tonight" Thursday, and today BroadwayWorld.com has... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan to interview Larry King this week - Posted February 21, 2011
CNN's Piers Morgan will interview his 9pm predecessor Larry King, this week. It's part of Morgan's Hollywood Week leading up to the Oscars Sunday night. Sa... [TVNewser]

Larry King: CNN 'Oversold' Piers Morgan - Posted February 18, 2011
In an interview with the BBC, former CNN host Larry King was asked about his thoughts on his replacement, ... [TVNewser]

How is Piers Morgan Doing Compared to Larry King? - Posted February 1, 2011
"Piers Morgan Tonight" has been on two full weeks. So how's he doing? Well, according to Nielsen, the program has averaged 978,000 Total Viewers and 279,000 A25-54 viewers, placing Morgan third behind Fox News and MSNBC. Compared to the same two weeks of 2010, Larry King in the 9pmET timeslot averaged 989,000... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How is Piers Morgan Doing Compared to Larry King? - Posted February 1, 2011
"Piers Morgan Tonight" has been on two full weeks. So how's he doing? Well, according to Nielsen, the program has averaged 978,000 Total Viewers and 279,000 A25-54 viewers, placing Morgan third behind Fox News and MSNBC. Compared to the same two weeks of 2010, Larry King in the 9pmET timeslot averaged 989,000... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King to Appear on Joy Behar to Talk Regis Philbin - Posted January 18, 2011
•How's this for meta? Former CNN 9 PM host Larry King will be a guest on Joy Behar's HLN show tonight to talk about Regis Philbin's retirement. Philbin's former "Live!" co-host and curent "To... [TVNewser]

Oddsmakers On 'Piers Morgan Tonight' - Posted January 17, 2011
After months of planning and promotion and several weeks of getting his first interviews in the can, Piers Morgan joins CNN's lineup tonight. His first guest: Oprah Winfrey, recorded in Los Ang... [TVNewser]

Ad Age: 'Piers Morgan Tonight' Getting Same Ad Rates as 'Larry King Live' - Posted January 11, 2011
Advertising Age surveyed a number of media buyers about CNN's upcoming 9 PM program "Piers Morgan Tonight," and the results ... [TVNewser]

Parker-Spitzer Gets Re-Air at 11pm - Posted January 4, 2011
Some temporary primetime changes are coming to CNN ahead of the premiere of "Piers Morgan Tonight" later this month. For the next two weeks, Parker-Spitzer is going to get a second run at 11pmET and Anderson Cooper is going to be hosting at 9pmET until Morgan debuts Jan. 17. ... [TVNewser]

CNN 2010: Veteran Network has Worst Primetime Performance Since at Least the Mid-90's - Posted December 29, 2010
2010 was not a good year for CNN. The network had its worst primetime performance in both total viewers and adults 25-54 since at least 1996, and tied (with 1999) for its lowest performance ever in adults 25-54 in total day. In primetime, the network was down an alarming 34% in... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Howard Kurtz About SNL Parodies: 'It means you accomplished something' - Posted December 27, 2010
Outgoing CNN host Larry King talked to Howard Kurtz on Sunday's "Reliable Sources" about everything from interviewing presidents to being made fun of on "... [TVNewser]

See, Larry King is Not Retiring - Posted December 20, 2010
He may have signed off from his nightly show last week, but Larry King was back at work today at CNN. But the tables were turned, and he was the one being interviewed. CBS News "Early Show" co-anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

See, Larry King is Not Retiring - Posted December 20, 2010
He may have signed off from his nightly show last week, but Larry King was back at work today at CNN. But the tables were turned, and he was the one being interviewed. CBS News "Early Show" co-anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

Bad Hair Day Leads to Holiday Hat - Posted December 20, 2010
WETA's "White House Chronicle" was a series of delights on Sunday morning. One of which was that Co-host and General Manager Linda Gasparello, sidekick to the main dish Llewel... [FishbowlDC]

Why Did CNN Air a New Episode of 'Larry King Live' Over The Weekend, After the 'Final' Episode? - Posted December 20, 2010
There was a new episode of "Larry King Live" Saturday night, and it wasn't the "Saturday Night Live" sketch we posted Sunday morning. ... [TVNewser]

'SNL' Uncovers Larry King's Real Final Episode - Posted December 19, 2010
On Thursday, CNN televised the final daily installment of "Larry King Live." Or so we all thought. Last night, the team at "Saturday Night Live" uncovered the real final episode, with special guests Jermaine Jackson, Naomi and Wynonna Judd... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'SNL' Uncovers Larry King's Real Final Episode - Posted December 19, 2010
On Thursday, CNN televised the final daily installment of "Larry King Live." Or so we all thought. Last night, the team at "Saturday Night Live" uncovered the real final episode, with special guests Jermaine Jackson, Naomi and Wynonna Judd... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams Honor Larry King - Posted December 17, 2010
As we reported last night, all three broadcast evening news anchors, along with Barbara Walters, dropped ... [TVNewser]

President Obama, All Three Evening News Anchors Among The Guests Wishing Larry King Farewell - Posted December 16, 2010
As promised, CNN delivered a star-studded goodbye for Larry King, who signed off for the last time on his daiy interview program this evening. As we reported, comedian Bill Maher and "American Idol" host ... [TVNewser]

With Former President Bill Clinton Set to Appear, Here's How The Final 'Larry King Live' Will End - Posted December 16, 2010
We already told you that "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest will be appearing on tonight's final... [TVNewser]

Celebrities, Journalists, Politicos Praise Larry King - Posted December 14, 2010
This week is the last one for CNN's long-running 9 PM program "Larry King Live." King's final show is Thursday, with the network running "best of" programs until Piers Morgan... [TVNewser]

CNN Introduces Piers Morgan on 'The Situation Room' - Posted December 3, 2010
CNN introduced Piers Morgan on "The Situation Room" last night. Wolf Blitzer ran through the anchor's resume to introduce the man who is replacing Larry King... [TVNewser]

Vladimir Putin to Larry King: Why Are You Leaving? - Posted December 2, 2010
Russian Prime Minister Vladimiar Putin appeared on CNN's "Larry King Live" last night to talk about the wikileaks cable fiasco and Russia-U.S. relations. At the end of the interview, however, Putin had a question for host Larry King: Why are you leaving? ... [TVNewser]

November '10 Ratings: MSNBC Still Topping CNN - Posted December 1, 2010
For the fifth straight month in a row, MSNBC topped CNN in Total Day in both A25-54 viewers and Total Viewers. MSNBC also beat CNN by 51% in A25-54 viewers and by 36% among Total Viewers in primetime. "Morning Joe" topped CNN's "American Morning" for the 9th consecutive month in Total Viewers... [TVNewser]

November '10 Ratings: No Election Boost for CNN - Posted December 1, 2010
CNN was #32 in all of cable this month in both Total Viewers and among A25-54 viewers. "Larry King Live" was ranked 20th in Total Viewers and 26th in viewers A25-54 among cable news shows. "... [TVNewser]

Dr. Laura Moves To Satellite Radio - Posted November 29, 2010
Dr. Laura Schlessinger will end her nationally syndicated radio show on December 31st, but she won't be quitting the airwaves. Dr. Laura has signed a multi-year contract with ... [FishbowlLA]

Coming Soon: Larry King's Def Comedy Jam? - Posted November 29, 2010
December 16 will mark the final original nightly installment of "Larry King Live," and with it, the end of an era. While Larry King may be leaving his 9 PM perch, he will still have plenty to keep busy. In addition to his four annual specials for CNN, King has been ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Doesn't Love Twitter - But His 1.7 Million Fans Love Him - Posted November 15, 2010
Comedians say it all the time: audiences love being abused. Call 'em stupid, and they'll beg for more. Maybe that's the logic that drives nearly 1.8 million people to follow Larry King on Twitter, even though he says he doesn't really care for social networks. ... [AllTwitter]

Hanging out with Larry King at Nate 'n Al's. Why he calls the 2010 election 'painful' - Posted November 13, 2010
The LATimes' James Rainey hangs out with Larry King at one of King's regular haunts: Nate 'n Al's deli in Beverly Hills. King, who in a few weeks will sig... [TVNewser]

Which CNN-er is Conan O'Brien's Guardian Angel? - Posted November 9, 2010
As we mentioned yesterday, last night was the premiere of Conan O'Brien's new late night show "Conan" on TBS. The program started with a cold open "recapping" the last few months in O'Brien's life, and included cameos from people like ... [TVNewser]

October 2010 Ratings: AC360 Lone High Note for CNN - Posted November 2, 2010
The midterm elections didn't do help CNN much in October, with nearly all of the network's programming down compared to October '09. The only program to see a gain was "AC360" at 10 and 11 PM. Likewise, new program "Parker Spitzer" failed to improve upon the time period from a year... [TVNewser]

Jonathan Wald on Piers Morgan: "He's great. He's terrific." But can they beat Fox News? - Posted November 1, 2010
Jonathan Wald, who was named EP of "Piers Morgan Tonight" today, says that ... [TVNewser]

America's Favorite Flight Attendant, Steven Slater (Remember Him?) Makes the TV News Rounds - Posted October 27, 2010
Now that he has settled the legal case against him, Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who captivated the nation back in August, is making the TV news rounds. Slater app... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow & Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell Awarded the Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award - Posted October 25, 2010
MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow was among the recipients of the Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Award from the ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart to Larry King: 'This is Not a Political Rally' - Posted October 21, 2010
Last night "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart appeared on CNN's "Larry King Live" where Stewart and cohort Stephen Colbert's "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" was top of mind. Stewart told King that it "is not a political rally" and when King s... [TVNewser]

FBN Anchor Eric Bolling Meets "The Body" - Posted October 15, 2010
On Eric Bolling's newly re-branded show, "Money Rocks" "Follow the Money," at 8pm last night, Jesse Ventura got in Bolling's face and loudly "discusses" many of the nation's conspiracy theories after a seemingly civilized interview . After cordial... [TVNewser]

News Networks Begin Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Mine Rescue Operation - Posted October 12, 2010
At 10:18pmET tonight, Manuel Gonzales, the first of several rescuers began to descend into a mine shaft to begin the process of retrieving 33 miners who've been trapped deep under the Chilean desert for 69 days. 18 Minutes later, at 10:36, Gonzales had arrived 2,040 feet below the desert. And all... [TVNewser]

Jon Klein out as CNN/U.S. President - Posted September 24, 2010
Breaking: CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein is leaving the company, the network confirms. HLN chief Ken Jautz will replace Klein at the parent netwo... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Make 'Final' Larry King Appearance - Posted September 20, 2010
CNN's outgoing 9 PM host Larry King announced his lineup of guests this week, and it is a veritable who's who of people in entertainment, politics and news. Among the guests is ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Bill Maher Down on the NYT - Posted September 15, 2010
This scene was not directed at the NYT. Comedian Bill Maher, host of HBO"s "Real Time With Bill Maher," is clearly not the poster boy for a NYT commercial telling you why the Sunday paper is a must. It's selfish, really, but the comedian also has a statement to make on Social... [FishbowlDC]

HLN's Nancy Grace Talks Syndie Show on Fox News - Posted September 15, 2010
HLN's 8 PM host Nancy Grace appeared on Fox News Channel yesterday to talk about her new syndicated program, "Swift Justice with Nancy Grace." Grace appeared on "America Live," where she was interviewed by Megyn Kelly, who outed herself as a big fan: "This is a dream come true for me, I used... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric on Piers Morgan: 'It will be interesting to watch how it unfolds' - Posted September 14, 2010
CBS News anchor Katie Couric tells The Hollywood Reporter she'll be watching Piers Morgan when he takes over for Larry... [TVNewser]

Is a Sports Show in Larry King's Future? - Posted September 13, 2010
•Could outgoing CNN host Larry King end up with his own sports show? King has apparently had meetings with ESPN, HBO and MLB Network about hosting his own sports progra... [TVNewser]

Is Larry King Headed to a Sports Network? - Posted September 13, 2010
With a firm exit date in sight, outgoing CNN host Larry King is apparently weighing his options. We have already reported that King may be plotting a ... [SportsNewser]

Florida Runs Your News - Posted September 10, 2010
Growing up in South Florida, I should have known I would someday end up somehow involved in TV news. For better or worse, the state of Florida -- and in particular the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale market -- has had maybe the biggest impact on the television news industry outside New York... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan: CNN's New Lineup will be 'Provocative, Aggressive and Ballsy" - Posted September 8, 2010
Newly minted CNN 9 PM host Piers Morgan knows he is not a familiar journalistic face to American audiences. He also knows that the cable news landscape is full of big personalities and opinions. Morgan has no intention of aping the competition, or using hi... [TVNewser]

It's Official: CNN Hires Piers Morgan - Posted September 8, 2010
CNN has made the worst-kept secret in TV news official: British television host Piers Morgan will be joining the network's primetime lineup in January. He will be based in New York, but will also work from Los Angeles and London. Morgan will be taking over at 9 PM, replacing broadcast legend ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Sings Lady Gaga's 'Poker Face' - Posted September 3, 2010
Presenetd without comment, outgoing CNN 9 PM host Larry King singing Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" on Ryan Seacrest's radio show this morning: ... [TVNewser]

Martha Stewart Wants to be the Next Barbara Walters - Posted September 2, 2010
Talk show host and maven of all things domestic Martha Stewart has spotted an opportunity. According to The Washington Post's Lisa de Moraes, Stewart ... [TVNewser]

August '10 Ratings: CNN Has Lowest Primetime Viewership In 10 Years - Posted August 31, 2010
If the August ratings are any indication, the new primetime lineup cannot come soon enough for CNN. Primetime viewership was at its lowest since May 2000, with 8 and 9 PM being hit especially hard. The August 2010 averages: Total day (Mon-Sun): 381k total/117K A25-54 Prime (Mon-Sun): 486k total/144K A25-54 Every CNN program wa... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan Finally Admits He is Talking to CNN - Posted August 30, 2010
Have you heard of this guy, Piers Morgan? Apparently he is talking to CNN about hosting some sort of program. Yesterday Morgan admitted what everyone on the TV business already knew: that he is talking to CNN about hosting his own primetime show. New York Times... [TVNewser]

Larry King Plotting Return to Radio With Ryan Seacrest? - Posted August 26, 2010
Outgoing CNN host Larry King may be planning a return to his media roots on talk radio. TMZ reports that King is... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow Wins Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award - Posted August 22, 2010
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow has been named a Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award ... [TVNewser]

Report: Visa Problem Could Keep Piers Morgan Off CNN, For Now - Posted August 20, 2010
The New York Post was the first outlet anywhere in the world to write "Piers Morgan" and "CNN" in the same sentence back on June 11. Now the newspape... [TVNewser]

What Does CNN Have Planned For Fareed Zakaria? - Posted August 18, 2010
Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria is leaving the magazine to join Time. The news ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 18, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Penn, Palmeri, rectal cancer wish "I know Sean Penn's birthday wish this year -- rectal cancer for all." - Former Washington Examiner and now NYP Page Six gossip writer Tara Palmeri in a Tuesday tweet. Palmeri got thrown out of a Penn event earlier this year ... [FishbowlDC]

Soledad O'Brien on Her Career, CNN's Primetime Changes - Posted August 17, 2010
In Part II of our Media Beat interview with Soledad O'Brien, the CNN anchor tells us how her unique heritage has given her a rare perspective on the issues of race that she often covers. We also found out how she initially moved from a producer at NBC to on-air... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien on Her Career, CNN's Primetime Changes - Posted August 17, 2010
In Part II of our Media Beat interview with Soledad O'Brien, the CNN anchor tells us how her unique heritage has given her a rare perspective on the issues of race that she often covers. We also found out how she initially moved from a producer at NBC to on-air talent. O'Brien... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Soledad O'Brien on Her Career, CNN's Primetime Changes - Posted August 17, 2010
In Part II of our Media Beat interview with Soledad O'Brien, the CNN anchor tells us how her unique heritage has given her a rare perspective on the issues of race that she often covers. We also found out how she initially moved from a producer at NBC to on-air talent. O'Brien... [FishbowlNY]

Laura Ingraham Goes on Hunger Strike to Keep Larry King from Retiring - Posted August 12, 2010
Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham is going the extra mile to keep Larry King on TV. Ingraham was a guest on CNN tonight, live in an interview conducted late last mon... [TVNewser]

What Is Going On with Piers Morgan and CNN? - Posted August 11, 2010
Since mid-June, the word has been that Piers Morgan will succeed Larry King as CNN's 9 p.m. host. It has been two weeks since the negotiating window opened and there is yet to be a deal be... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's O'Donnell Show Adds Former George W. Bush Press Secretary as Producer - Posted August 3, 2010
Via Politico's Playbook: PAM STEVENS will be Senior Planning/Editorial Producer for MSNBC's new Lawrence O'Donnell show, launching Sept. 27. Pam is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at State, and Assistant Press Secretary... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric, Piers Morgan and CNN's 9 p.m. Slot - Posted August 2, 2010
The New York Times' Brian Stelter writes about "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric and CNN's apparent 9 p.m. host ... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan on Jay Leno Tonight, Will He Talk Larry King? - Posted July 27, 2010
Tonight "America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan will be a guest on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." While Morgan is presumably there to discuss the semi-finals of the NBC talent show, Len... [TVNewser]

Wendy Walker Book Pushed Back to Coincide with End of Larry King Live - Posted July 27, 2010
Wendy Walker, who has been Larry King's executive producer since 1993, has written a book about life in TV news. Producer: Lessons Shared from 30 Years in Television, was t... [TVNewser]

The New Yorker Weighs In On CNN - Posted July 26, 2010
The New Yorker has tackled CNN's primetime woes... fashionably late, it seems. Nancy Franklin discusses the new 8 p.m. program, which will be hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Guess Who Probably Won't Appear on Piers Morgan's CNN Show? - Posted July 18, 2010
If the deal to bring Piers Morgan to Larry King's 9pm slot this fall comes together, don't expect Paul McCartney's ex to be a guest. ... [TVNewser]

All's Quiet on the Piers Front - Posted July 16, 2010
It's Friday afternoon and there's no news out of CNN on a new host at 9pm to replace Larry King this fall. Reports sprouted e... [TVNewser]

Larry King 'a Dinosaur Bound for Extinction' - Posted July 14, 2010
Philadelphia radio talk show host and MSNBC regular Michael Smerconish says CNN's Larry King's departure reminds him of Bruno Sammartino, the 1970s WWF star who was the "ultimate good guy." ... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan Circa 2008: 'There's a Gap' on American TV for 'Edgy,' 'One-on-One' Interviews - Posted July 14, 2010
"America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan has been pursuing his primetime talk show since at least 2008. While the news that Morgan is poised to take over CNN's 9 p.m. ... [TVNewser]

CNN Closing In on Piers Morgan For 9 PM Slot - Posted July 14, 2010
According to multiple reports, CNN is close to hiring "America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan to replace Larry King at 9 p.m. The news is not totally unexpected. Rumors of Morgan jumping t... [TVNewser]

'I was loved, and no one ever told me to shut up, which is a blessing' - Posted July 12, 2010
•HLN's Joy Behar is profiled in Sunday's NYTimes. In it, she explains that she gets her outspokenness from her childhood and remarks of her eponymous show, "I have my moments when I get to say what I want to say, and I so ap... [TVNewser]

Michael Lohan Gets Angry with Shepard Smith, Drops F-Bomb - Posted July 8, 2010
Michael Lohan, father of Lindsay Lohan, appeared on Fox News' "Studio B" this afternoon for an in-studio interview with Shepard Smith. During the sit-down, Lohan became agitated after Smith commented, "I think a lot of [other people] are saying if, you know, he'd done half this much to help his daughter... [TVNewser]

Larry King and Shawn Southwick Call Off Divorce - Posted July 8, 2010
Outgoing CNN host Larry King and his wife Shawn Southwick have called off their divorce. A spokesperson for King tells TVNewser that the couple has filed petitions to dismiss thei... [TVNewser]

Will News Organizations Revisit or Correct Levi Johnston, 'Climategate' Reports? - Posted July 7, 2010
New information about Levi Johnston and the "Climategate" scandal have thrust both news items back into the spotlight. Johnston, the ex-fiancee of Sarah Palin's daug... [TVNewser]

Is the End of 'Larry King Live' the End of a 'Gentlemanly Era?' - Posted July 6, 2010
WaPo's Tom Shales gets all nostalgic declaring Larry King's ... [TVNewser]

10 Movies You Probably Forgot Larry King Was In - Posted July 4, 2010
Larry King announced this week that he is ending his primetime CNN program, and it got us thinking about how much of an entertainment industry icon King had been over ... [TVNewser]

Larry King's Next Gig: 'Bob Costas West' - Posted July 3, 2010
Earlier this week outgoing CNN host Larry King was interviewed by MLB Network. Anchor Greg Amsinger introduced King as "One of the biggest free agents in the world right now," and... [TVNewser]

Simon Cowell Says He Helped Broker Morgan Deal; CNN: 'There Is No Deal' - Posted July 2, 2010
The day after CNN/US President Jon Klein told B&C that the network execs "never have negotiated" with ... [TVNewser]

Who Will Replace Larry King At CNN? An Update - Posted July 1, 2010
TVNewser opened a poll yesterday asking you, our loyal readers, to vote on who should take over for CNN's outgoing 9 p.m. host Larry King. As a public service, we thought we wou... [TVNewser]

Cue Schadenfreude: Leno's Ratings Lowest Since '90s - Posted July 1, 2010
Jay Leno should talk to Larry King about retiring and Larry King should talk to Jay Leno about marriage. That would b... [FishbowlLA]

Howard Rubenstein on Larry King: 'One of the Most Engaging Clients I've Ever Represented' - Posted July 1, 2010
Once news became public this past Tuesday that longtime CNN host Larry King would be leaving his show this fall, we reached out to the PR consigliere behind ... [PRNewser]

Larry King Free to Work For Other Nets When he Leaves Nightly Show - Posted June 30, 2010
As part of his separation agreement with CNN, Larry King has the option to join another network or media outlet when he leaves his nightly show, two people familiar with the agreement tell TVNewser. King has already committed to doing occasional specials for C... [TVNewser]

Poll: Who Will Replace Larry King? - Posted June 30, 2010
With Larry King announcing his impending departure comes the obvious question: who will be next in the 9pmET time slot? As strange as it sounds, the logical answer might be Piers Morgan. There was an ... [TVNewser]

CNN Breaks Larry King Story: 'Here's Larry's Tweet' - Posted June 30, 2010
Last night CNN host Larry King announced that he would be leaving his show this Fall. In an unusual move for such a big piece of news, the news was broken via Twitter, with King ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Larry King To Leave His Show This Fall - Posted June 30, 2010
Larry King, a CNN staple for 25 years, has announced that he will be leaving his nightly talk show this Fall. He will transition to a part-time role at the network, hosting occasional specials tied to breaking news and events. King has been represented by ... [PRNewser]

Larry King to End His CNN Show - Posted June 30, 2010
Last night journalist, television host, and author Larry King broke the news he was leaving his show on CNN. TVNewser had the whole story. King (pictured, ... [GalleyCat]

Rachel Maddow: Larry King "An American Institution" - Posted June 30, 2010
Late last night TVNewser spoke to MSNBC's 9 p.m. host Rachel Maddow about her upcoming trip to Afghanistan. But as long as we had her on the phone, we couldn't help but ask about her thoughts on her CNN counterpart, ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Leaving His Show This Fall - Posted June 29, 2010
Breaking: CNN's 9 p.m. host Larry King has announced that he will be leaving his nightly talk show this Fall. King, who has been a staple on C... [TVNewser]

Larry King, Meet Hugh Hefner - Posted June 26, 2010
This past week the annual PromaxBDA marketing, promotion and design conference was held in Los Angeles. Playboy founder Hugh Hefner took home the lifetime achievement award, and was interviewed onstage by CNN's Lar... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown's Time at CNN Coming to a Close - Posted June 24, 2010
In a Q&A with The Wrap's Dylan Stableford, CNN/US President Jon Klein confirms that anchor Campbell Brown... [TVNewser]

Networks Prep Specials for Michael Jackson Death Anniversary; NBC News Licenses Non-NBC Interview - Posted June 23, 2010
This Friday, ABC, NBC, and CNN will all have special coverage commemorating the one year anniversary of Michael Jackson's passing. NBC will air a special "Dateline" titled "Michael Jackson: A Mother's story at 9pm Friday night. The special, which is reported by Jos... [TVNewser]

News Orgs Raise Money for Good Causes - Posted June 22, 2010
It is only Tuesday, but news organizations have had a busy week drumming up donations for a number of charitable causes. Last night CNN aired a star-studded two-hour telethon organized and hosted by Larry King... [TVNewser]

Should Larry King Take a One-Year 'Victory Lap?' - Posted June 21, 2010
The last few weeks have seen a barrage of stories regarding the fate of CNN's 9 p.m. host, ... [TVNewser]

Griffin Dishes on D.C. - Posted June 21, 2010
Comedian Kathy Griffin sat down with CNN's Larry King this past weekend and spoke on a variety of topics including reminiscing about her March visit to Capitol Hill. "I learned a lot about how things work on the Hill," Griffin told the host. "I'm doing a lot to repeal Don'... [FishbowlDC]

Is Signing Piers Morgan a Good Move for CNN? - Posted June 17, 2010
Despite CNN's statement to us this week that "rumors that we are close to signing a deal for a Larry King replacement are untrue," NYPost's Page Six ... [TVNewser]

More on Piers Morgan at CNN and His Other Television Resume - Posted June 14, 2010
There's been a flurry of tips and chatter today about Piers Morgan joining CNN's line-up in the very near future and The Guardian is now reporting that Morgan flew t... [TVNewser]

Is Piers Morgan Really Replacing Larry King? - Posted June 14, 2010
Over the weekend a flurry of reports from the UK tabloids said that "America's ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Interviews Obama in Kalamazoo - Posted June 7, 2010
•NBC's "Today" show and Matt Lauer get the first broadcast network interview with President Obama since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Obama will be in Michigan to deliver the Kalamazoo Central High School commencement address. The interview airs tomorrow. Obama sat down with CNN's ... [TVNewser]

The King is in the House - Posted June 3, 2010
By "King" we mean Larry King and by "house" we mean White House. That's right, Larry King taped an interview with President Obama in the Diplomatic Reception Room this afternoon. Larry made an appearance in the briefing room earlier and we're hearing from some journo pals that the King was looking... [FishbowlDC]

Couric Interviews New BP Commission Chairs - Posted June 3, 2010
Katie Couric will have an exclusive sit-down with Bob Graham and William Reilly, new co-chairs of President Obama's National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, tonight on "CBS Evening News." Th... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Interview Obama - Posted June 2, 2010
•CNN's Larry King has a sit-down with President Barack Obama this afternoon in the Diplomatic Room of the White House. The oil spill is issue #1. The interview airs on Larry King Live tonight. Earlier this week, Carol Browner, Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy,... [TVNewser]

Larry King Interviews King James - Posted June 1, 2010
CNN's Larry King will have the first post-season interview with NBA superstar LeBron James. During the sit-down, which airs Friday, James says his home team in Cleveland will have the edge as he begins his anticipated free agency. ... [TVNewser]

'Jeff Probst Live?' - Posted June 1, 2010
•The NYPost chats with "Survivor" host Jeff Probst about the possibility of taking over for Larry King when the CNN icon retires. "It's almost disrespectf... [TVNewser]

The Future for Larry King and CNN - Posted May 27, 2010
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter profiles the current state of affairs at 9pm on CNN. 76-year-old Larry King, who celebrates his 25th anniversary at the networ... [TVNewser]

The Daily Caller Claims CNN Has 'Amnesia,' King Rep Calls Item 'Inappropriate' - Posted May 26, 2010
A New York PR rep for CNN's Larry King is calling an item that The Daily Caller ran yesterday blatantly "inappropriate." The Daily Caller item slams CNN for doing a segment on cheaters and not including the network's own host. "Sigh. Oh, CNN. Not only has one of your own, King, cheated... [FishbowlDC]

D.C. Press Watch Out: Fergie's Coming to Town - Posted May 25, 2010
D.C. blogger and writer Carol Joynt's got the scoop on Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, coming to town in late June. She even has memories of booking the Duchess for CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Coming To CNN: Katie Couric Live? - Posted May 21, 2010
Following the news that Campbell Brown will be leaving CNN, commentators have been falling all over themselves trying to predict who will take her place (... [TVNewser]

"Larry King mit Ehefrau versohnt" - Posted May 15, 2010
Turns out that Larry King's almost-divorce — and subsequent ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Books Mick Jagger, T.I. - Posted May 13, 2010
•CNN's Larry King has two pretty high-profile music interviews on his upcoming schedule. Tonight, King has T.I. in his first interview since his release from prison in March. Next Tuesday, Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger will be on. King had Laura Bush Tuesday night (... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather: CNN & CBS 'A Marriage that Makes Sense in Theory' - Posted May 11, 2010
Dan Rather appeared on Julie Menin's "Give and Take" interview show where he discussed, at length, the possi... [TVNewser]

Conan Turns Down Letterman, Oprah, King Interviews - Posted May 5, 2010
•It looks like Sunday's interview on "60 Minutes" is the most we'll be hearing from Conan O'Brien any time soon about his departure from NBC. PopEater's Rob Shuter ... [TVNewser]

WHCD: Blindsided by CNN's Guest List - Posted April 27, 2010
With only a few days until the WHCD and no published guest list, we thought CNN might be scrambling to fill their seats...but that's not the case at all. FishbowlDC was "blindsided" by the theme and diversity of CNN's guest list. Joining the Cable News Network is the real Tuohy family... [FishbowlDC]

Donna Brazile Thinks Larry King is a 'Hottie' - Posted April 22, 2010
On today's "Morning Mix" on "Good Morning America," Democratic strategist Donna Brazile called CNN's Larry King "a hottie." George Stephanopoulos, along with ABC's Sa... [TVNewser]

Kitty Kelley Calls Oprah Herself 'The Biggest Source' for Bio - Posted April 20, 2010
Few remember that Oprah Winfrey wasn't always the beacon of "best life" she is today. Once upon a time, the rising talk show host covered topics like KKK members, Mexican satanic cult murderers, and women who were allergic to their husbands (true story). Unfortunately for the now media mogul, educator, and... [GalleyCat]

Larry King, 'Hung Out to Dry'? - Posted April 20, 2010
WaPo's Tom Shales weighs in on Larry King: CNN is in big, big trouble and now even its once untouchable flagship, the SS Larry King, seems to be breaking up on the rocks. Anyone ... [TVNewser]

Bauder Asks, 'When was the last must-see Larry King interview?' - Posted April 19, 2010
The AP's David Bauder has one of the most comprehensive stories written about CNN's Larry King -- not about the divorce, or ... [TVNewser]

'Larry King' on SNL: 'Ladies, if you like what you see, the phone lines are open' - Posted April 18, 2010
Fred Armisen weaves two of this week's news stories into last night's SNL cold open: the volcano in Iceland and Larry King's divorce. ... [TVNewser]

Larry and Shawn to Work it Out? - Posted April 16, 2010
Wha!?! Now, TMZ is saying Larry King and Shawn Southwick are having second though... [TVNewser]

Willie Nelson Baked on Larry King Live - Posted April 16, 2010
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Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 16, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Obama Mocks Media Mood Swings "At Dem fundraiser, Obama mocks way media portrays him: 'You're like a genius for about a month, then you're an idiot for about 6 months.'" -- CBS News's White House correspondent Mark Knoller in a Thursday tweet. Kurtz Wants to Beat Gibbs to Twitter Punch "Just... [FishbowlDC]

PR Pros Say Unauthorized Bio Won't Damage Oprah's Image - Posted April 15, 2010
Kitty Kelly is back at it again with her unauthorized biography on Oprah Winfrey. The well-known author, who has penned bios of ... [PRNewser]

King Divorce: Can you be "Little" at 45 years old? - Posted April 15, 2010
We all know by now, the story that CNN's Larry King was -- shall we say -- keeping it in the family leading to his 7th divorce. But as M... [TVNewser]

Howard Rubenstein Goes To Work for Client Larry King Amidst King's 8th Divorce - Posted April 15, 2010
Howard Rubenstein knows better than to fuel any fires when dealing with his cadre of high profile clients. The PR guru issued this brief statement to media on behalf of client, CNN's ... [PRNewser]

Kitty Kelley's "Oprah" Hits Tomorrow - Posted April 12, 2010
Famed Washington author Kitty Kelley's "Oprah" hits bookshelves tomorrow. The unauthorized biography has been causing quite a stir even before its release, allegedly blackballed by ... [FishbowlDC]

Oprah Winfrey Supporters Won't Book Kitty Kelley and Her Unauthorized Biography - Posted April 9, 2010
In an interview with the NY Times, biographer Kitty Kelley (pictured) alleged that some of television's biggest shows would not book Kelley to... [GalleyCat]

Friends of Oprah Winfrey Not Booking Unauthorized Biographer During Promotional Tour - Posted April 9, 2010
A high profile biographer, Kitty Kelley, is about to release a much anticipated, albeit unauthorized biography of one of the biggest names in media, Oprah Winfrey. One would think all of the b... [PRNewser]

CNN: 'Time to pull the trigger' with ABC or CBS? - Posted April 7, 2010
The Chicago Tribune's Phil Rosenthal weighs in on CNN's woes resurrecting a theme that is as old as cable news itself -- merging the Time Warner news channel with either CBS News or ABC News. ...the rescue of CNN, which in the just-completed first quarter of 2010 saw overall viewership for star... [TVNewser]

Q1 2010 Ratings: CNN Sees Double Digit Drop from Year Ago - Posted March 30, 2010
CNN saw the largest across-the-board decreases of any cable network in Q1 compared to last year, though the network did improve over the final quarter of 2009. Total day (Mon-Sun): 507K Total / 149K A25-54 Prime (Mon-Sun): 690K Total / 200K A25-54 Year-to-year, CNN was down -39% in primetime Total Viewers (-42% in the... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly: Viewers 'Want Analysis and Perspective From a Cable Network, Particularly in Prime Time' - Posted March 29, 2010
In an interview with Newsmax, Bill O'Reilly talks politics and TV. On the topic of FNC's cable competitors: "CNN was at the top of the hill when we came in thirteen-and-a-half years ago...What happened to CNN? Basically they stayed where they were ten years ago. They did not change with the times... "We... [TVNewser]

Rollin' Down the Street... - Posted March 25, 2010
I... don't even know what to say: CNN's Larry King and music's Snoop Dogg in a sweet ride via @kingsth... [TVNewser]

Coverage Notes for Health Care Vote - Posted March 20, 2010
Here are some notes for cable news coverage this Sunday as the health care reform bill heads to a vote tomorrow afternoon: • Fox News Channel will be live Saturday and Sunday. Weekday anchors Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum will be in for "America's Newsroom at 9amET, and ... [TVNewser]

Massa Mess: Big Beck Ratings, Not so for King - Posted March 10, 2010
Glenn Beck may not have thought much of his interview with former Rep. ... [TVNewser]

Funniest Massa Quotes En Masse - Posted March 10, 2010
The past 24 hours in Washington D.C. has brought a tidal wave of reaction to the latest scandal to blow through town. This one, like all of them, comes with details that are better than fiction. Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), a freshman lawmaker, talked tickle fights with staff and a... [FishbowlDC]

Eric Massa Also Appearing on 'Larry King' Tonight - Posted March 9, 2010
Former Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY), whose seat in the U.S. House is vacant as of today, will appear on CNN's "Larry King Live" tonight at 9pmET. His first TV interview goes to G... [TVNewser]

Interesting Evening Gets... - Posted March 8, 2010
•As we mentioned, Larry King will have documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams tonight and HLN's Joy Behar will have his Oscar interrupter, Elinor Burkett, tomorrow night. Also tonight, MSNBC will have Ken Starr on "Countdown" (... [TVNewser]

Documentary Short Winner to Deliver Uninterrupted Oscar Speech on 'Larry King' - Posted March 8, 2010
Documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, better known as the guy who got interrupted by that colorful woman at last evening's Academy Awards, will be delivering his full acceptance speech tonight in an exclusive with CNN's "Larry King Li... [TVNewser]

Charlie Rangel Cancels Larry King Exclusive - Posted March 4, 2010
Breaking: TVNewser has learned that Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) canceled what was to be an appearance on this evening's broadcast of "Larry King Live" a short time ago. The show's staff was told that "under the circumstances" Ran... [TVNewser]

8.8 Earthquake Strikes Chile Overnight - Posted February 27, 2010
The U.S. cable news networks are providing coverage this morning of an 8.8 earthquake that struck central Chile overnight, along the Pacific coast. This is the most powerful earthquake to hit the region in 50 years -- since 1960's 9.5 quake, the biggest in recorded history. FNC, CNN and MSNBC are r... [TVNewser]

Michelle Obama's Next Interview: 'Early Show' - Posted February 19, 2010
•First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down with CBS News' Maggie Rodriguez in Philadelphia for an interview that will air on Monday's "Early Show," TVNewser has learned. So far this month, FLOTUS has appeared on CNN's "... [TVNewser]

Paterson Making Rounds - Posted February 11, 2010
•New York Gov. David Paterson has begun making TV rounds as controversy swirls this week about an unpublished NYTimes profile. He'll appear on Larry King tonight on CNN to "address rumors and media reports surrounding accusations of womanizing and drug use, allegations the Governor has denied." His first interview... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Interview Michelle Obama - Posted February 6, 2010
•First Lady Michelle Obama sits down with Larry King Tuesday for an interview on the first family's first year in the White House and the national movement to address childhood obesity. The interview airs at 9pmET Tuesday on CNN's Larry King Live. ... [TVNewser]

It's All Na'vi to Larry King - Posted February 3, 2010
•Want to see what Larry King would look like if he lived on Pandora? Watch his show tonight with the cast and Director of Avatar to find out. Oe-ri ontu teya l‹ang›u. In Na'vi that means, "my nose is full of his distasteful smell." And here it is... ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the cable news networks. ... [TVNewser]

NJ Journos are Available -- Like Brown's Daughter - Posted January 22, 2010
Atlantic Media Political Director Ron Brownstein (shown above) uttered profound words Thursday night at National Journal's swank party at the Watergate Hotel's University Room, where a host of NJ scribes convened to strut their stuff for bookers. "The bar is open, the most important words in... [FishbowlDC]

Networks Call Massachusetts Special Election for Scott Brown. Republican Wins Ted Kennedy's Senate Seat - Posted January 19, 2010
At 9:21pmET, the Associated Press called the Massachusetts special election for the late Ted Kennedy's Senate seat for Republican Scott Brown... [TVNewser]

Jared Leto Buys Larry King's Suspenders for $1,000, and a Good Cause - Posted January 18, 2010
Tonight's Larry King Live "Haiti: How You Can Help" special raised $5 million for UNICEF and the American Red Cross, including $1,000 for the suspenders King was wearing. Actor Jared Leto had the winning bid for those. The suspender suspense was begun by Ryan S... [TVNewser]

Columnist Watches 60 Hours of Cable News As an Experiment - Posted January 15, 2010
Politics Daily columnist Walter Shapiro offers a fascinating take on forcing himself to watch 60 hours of cable news in five days. It has left him with some troubling results: 1. He has lost interest in leaving his apartment. 2. He's snapping at his wife. 3. He's sleep deprive... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King Gets Brittany Murphy's Mother, Husband for First Interview Since Star's Death - Posted January 15, 2010
CNN's Larry King has gotten the first interview with the mother and husband of the actress Brittany Murphy, who died December 20. The interview with Sharon Murp... [TVNewser]

Weekend Haiti Plans for the Cable Networks - Posted January 15, 2010
The cable networks are revealing their plans for Haiti coverage over the weekend. We will continue to update as we learn more. MSNBC will have live news coverage from 8amET to 10pmET on Saturday and Sunday. The network will be live again this evening until 1amET with David S... [TVNewser]

Earthquake in Haiti - Posted January 12, 2010
At 4:53pmET, a massive 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti. CNN reported the news at 5:12pmET during the "Situation Room." Fox News' Uma Pemmaraju reported it at 5:29pmET during "Glenn Beck." MSNBC provided an update with the news at 5:37pmET during "Hardball." In the 7pmET hour, CNN and Fox News had... [TVNewser]

'Larry King Live' Cancels Tila Tequila Interview - Posted January 12, 2010
Reality television star Tila Tequila was scheduled to appear on "Larry King Live" this evening, but that interview has now been scrapped. CNN confirms that Tequila was booked and then was canceled, but would not comment on the reason behi... [TVNewser]

Larry King to Interview Richard Heene - Posted January 6, 2010
CNN's Larry King will have an exclusive interview with balloon boy father Richard Heene this week, Heene's first since being sentenced to 90 d... [TVNewser]

Jim Moret On His 'Wake-Up Call': 'My Attitude Toward Life Is Totally Different' - Posted January 6, 2010
"In television news, there are ups and downs," says former CNNer Jim Moret, now Inside Edition's chief correspondent and a frequent Larry King Live fill-in host. Moret writes intimately about life's highs and lows in his ... [TVNewser]

Larry King's Bizarre Tweet - Posted December 28, 2009
CNN's Larry King is the greatest suspender-wearing invention since the dinosaurs. That said, what was he thinking with this Dec. 26 tweet? "Just flew home to LA. In the event of a water landing my seat cushion "becomes" a flotation device. So why can't the plane "become" a boat?... [FishbowlDC]

TV Doctors Celebrate Release of Sanjay Gupta's New Book - Posted December 15, 2009
"I'm grateful all the docs showed up, it's amazing, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, they're all here. So if something happens, you're going to be very well taken care of, and the whole world is going to know about it." Last night, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta threw a party in midtown Manhattan for... [TVNewser]

Westwood One Ends Larry King Radio Simulcast - Posted December 14, 2009
•Radio network Westwood One will no longer distribute the radio simulcast of Larry King's CNN program as of New Year's Eve. Westwood told affiliates that it would end the simulcast and has said it will fill the time-slot with a rebroa... [TVNewser]

Amanda Knox's Parents on Larry King Live - Posted December 7, 2009
•Tonight on CNN, Larry King talks with Kurt Knox and Edda Mellas, the parents of convicted student Amanda Knox... [TVNewser]

Larry King at the Dolphins Game - Posted December 6, 2009
CNN's Larry King is down in South Florida for the Dolphins-Patriots game this afternoon. King was a color analyst for the Dolphins in the late-60s and 70s and he sat-in today with Jimmy Cefalo and Joe Rose for their 560-WQAM radio broadcast. ... [TVNewser]

Plans for Obama's Afghanistan Address - Posted December 1, 2009
Tonight, all of the news networks -- broadcast and cable -- will be carrying President Obama's 8pmET address to the nation from West Point. Here are the coverage plans we have so far. Check out FishbowlDC's comprehensive list for more. ... [TVNewser]

Did Bravo Play a Role in the 'Today' Show 'Crashers' Get? - Posted December 1, 2009
Gawker reports that a potential contract between the infamous White House state dinner "crashers," Michaele and Tareq Salahi, and Bravo, which is owned by NBC Universal, could have playe... [TVNewser]

Salahi Interview Ends up on CNN Anyway... Sort Of - Posted November 30, 2009
Angie Goff, a reporter for CBS affiliate WUSA-TV was just on CNN talking about her "very, very brief" interview with Tareq and Michaele Salahi today. Goff told ... [TVNewser]

White House Party Crashers Want 'Mid-Six Figures' to Tell Their Story - Posted November 29, 2009
Now we know why the Salahis, or as FishbowlDC calls them, "Washington's own Spencer and Heidi," canceled on Larry King. They want to get paid to tell their story. The AP's David Bauder report... [TVNewser]

ABC's Robin Roberts Interviews Chris Brown - Posted November 27, 2009
First, Rihanna sat down with Diane Sawyer, now Chris Brown will sit down with Robin Roberts for an upcoming "20/20." Brown will discuss his assault of Rihanna, a crime for which he remains on probation. The interview, which was taped last weekend, will air on "20/20" Dec. 11, with clips airing on GMA... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Tuesday Address - Posted November 25, 2009
We told you earlier that President Obama would address the nation from West Point next Tuesday at 8pmET on his Afghanistan plans. We're beginning to hear how the networks and cable will cover the primetime address. • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live broadcast at 8pmET. • CNN: Wolf Blitzer, joined... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King's Son Getting Own TV Show - Posted November 19, 2009
•Larry King's 10-year-old son, Chance, is getting his own show on FOX Sports Net called "Kid Pitch," reports TMZ. Tom Arnold will produce and production will start in February. ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Offers Lou Dobbs a "Semi-Regular" Contributor Role - Posted November 16, 2009
Lou Dobbs continued his media rounds tonight with his first TV interview since leaving CNN, on "The O'Reilly Factor." (He'll be talking with TVNewser tomorrow). Dobbs talked about what led to his departure, his coverage of the birther movement, a possible future in politics and the shot fired at his home... [TVNewser]

The Donald Comments on Carrie Prejean's Near Walk-off on Larry King Live - Posted November 12, 2009
•Tonight on HLN's "Showbiz Tonight" Donald Trump calls Carrie Prejean's confrontation with Larry King "surprising." Says the Donald: "'Inappropriate' is more of a sexual term, as far... [TVNewser]

Carrie Prejean Nearly Walks off Larry King - Posted November 12, 2009
Former beauty queen Carrie Prejean removed her microphone and nearly walked off the set last night while she was being interviewed by CNN's Larry King. She repeatedly referred to King as being "inappropriate" when he asked about the motives behind her settlement with the Miss California USA pageant. WebNewser points out... [TVNewser]

Carrie Prejean's Larry King Fail - Posted November 12, 2009
Miss (conservative) California ... [PRNewser]

Ft. Hood Massacre: Late - Posted November 6, 2009
At MidnightET CNN's Wolf Blitzer is anchoring a live edition of LKL. During the 9pmET hour, Larry King announced he was hosting a 50th birthday dinner for his wife and thanked Blitzer for sitting in. FNC preempted the O'Reilly re-air at 11pmET continuing with ... [TVNewser]

Ft. Hood Massacre: Suspect Nidal Malik Hasan Alive - Posted November 5, 2009
At a news conference this evening, Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, commander of III Corps at Ft. Hood, Texas announced that Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the solider accused of the shooting spree today on base, is in fact alive and in stable condition. "I say again," Lt. Gen. Cone repeated, "the shooter is... [TVNewser]

Late Races, With Early-Ending - Posted November 4, 2009
With several surprises and late returns, yesterday's races delivered more drama than one would generally expect from an off-year election. Still, after the build up on the three cable news nets, some were disappointed with the extent of the coverage, especial... [TVNewser]

Larry King, Anderson Cooper Draw Lowest Ratings of '09 - Posted November 4, 2009
The night before the 2009 elections, CNN's prime time line-up continued their ratings troubles seen in October. On Monday night, Larry King and ... [TVNewser]

November '09 Elections: Cable Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
Tomorrow, polls will open following an off-year election season that's included closely followed races in Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. Here is a rundown of special coverage on the cable networks: Wolf Blitzer will be in D.C. anchoring... [TVNewser]

Election Day Coverage Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
• MSNBC: White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd will anchor the 11am and 2pm hours on MSNBC from Washington tomorrow. Ed Schultz will take over the 4pm hour. Following the regularly scheduled primetime lineup, live editions will air of "Countdown with ... [FishbowlDC]

Diane Sawyer Interviews Rihanna - Posted November 2, 2009
This Week, ABC's Diane Sawyer will have an exclusive interview with popstar Rihanna in which she discusses the events surrounding the February dom... [TVNewser]

Is that a Blitzer in your pocket... - Posted October 23, 2009
Or are you just happy to see me? After an evening of [John] "King Royales" and "Blitzer Spritzers," I got creative with the Wolf bookmarks, one of the gifts in the CNN swag bags from last night's "New Guard" cocktail party at the St. Regis Hotel. The event was... [FishbowlDC]

Behar + Divorcees = Ratings - Posted October 22, 2009
•HLN's Joy Behar had her highest ratings in the adult 25-54 demographic Tuesday evening since her show's debut on September 29. With 268,000 demo viewers, Behar topped both Larry King on CNN (205K) and ... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC Interview: Yeas and Nays' Tara Palmeri - Posted October 19, 2009
Meet Tara Palmeri, one half of the new "Yeas and Nays" column at the Washington Examiner. Tara hails from the great state of New Jersey where most of her friends have last names that end in a vowel and can name the exact landmark in each scene of the Sopranos. This ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.19.09 - Posted October 19, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.16.09 - Posted October 16, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Congrats to WUSA's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Video Wall: Beck, Stewart, Ferguson, KATU - Posted October 15, 2009
> Glenn Beck doing impersonations of Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann. > Jon Stewart's take on coverage of the Baucus health care plan and Sen. Olym... [TVNewser]

Schrenker Booking War - Posted October 14, 2009
•Indianapolis' WTHR reports that CNN's Larry King and Oprah are engaged in a "booking war over who will be the first national journalist or talk show host to interview Marcus Schrenker," the former money man... [TVNewser]

CNN's King & Carville in SNL Send-Ups - Posted October 11, 2009
A couple of tvnewsers got the SNL treatment last night. Larry King, "the suspenders are prescription, they hold in my organs," and James Carville, "When I play monopoly and I win the beauty contest people don't yell 'hey you can't win a beauty contest, cryptkeeper. You ugly.'" ... [TVNewser]

Al Neuharth: 'Couric Has Proved Me Wrong' - Posted October 9, 2009
USA Today founder Al Neuharth has been proved wrong on something he wrote three years ago. On September 7, 2006, Neuharth wrote: "[Katie] Couric can't cut it if she stays on the non-news fringe she start... [TVNewser]

Now It's Kate's Turn to Talk - Posted October 3, 2009
Jon Gosselin made the TV rounds Thursday, including an interview with CNN's Larry King, now Kate Gosselin will sit down with ... [TVNewser]

Jon, Not Kate, Makes the TV News Rounds - Posted October 2, 2009
After revelations that Jon Gosselin and his lawyer pulled the plug on the filming of his children, the divorced reality show dad made the rounds to tell his story. An "Entertainment Tonight" interview ended up on "The Early Show" this morning: ... [TVNewser]

Joy Behar: New HLN Show "An Infusion Of Humor" During Serious Times - Posted September 28, 2009
Ask Joy Behar how she got her new HLN gig, and she gives a simple answer. "They asked me to dance," Behar jokes with TVNewser, "and I said, 'Okay, I'll dance with you guys!'" Her boss, CNN Worldwide EVP Ken Jautz, is ... [TVNewser]

Life After Larry. Will He Retire? - Posted September 28, 2009
From today's mediabistro.com Daily Newsfeed, a Page Six story on CNN's Larry King and the reported cable network chiefs who "are busy lining up his successor in case he ... [TVNewser]

King Gets Ahmadinejad, Zakaria Gets Gadhafi for CNN Interviews - Posted September 25, 2009
CNN's Larry King and Fareed Zakaria have snagged interviews with two world leaders who've been making headlines all week...and Barack Obama isn't one of them. King is talking with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in New York this afternoon. The interview will air on "Larry King Live" tonight at 9pmET. And ea... [TVNewser]

Party For Joy. Walters, Whoopi and More Gather at the Oak Room - Posted September 24, 2009
"The View" co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Barabara Walters celebrate Behar's new HLN show at the Plaza Hotel last night. The famed Oak Room at New York's Plaza Hotel was the setting for a party last night to celebrate the launch of HLN's "... [TVNewser]

U.S. Newsers Interview World Leaders - Posted September 23, 2009
With the U.N. General Assembly meeting in full swing, the tvnewsers have had access to some major world figures this week: Katie Couric sat down with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran this morning for an interview that will air this evening. ... [TVNewser]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted September 18, 2009
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Pres. Obama's Address to Joint Session: Cablers Coverage - Posted September 4, 2009
And more today on how TV will cover the President's address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday at 8pmET and the Republican response... CNN - Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown and John King will lead CNN's coverage beginning at 8pmET. The cable n... [FishbowlDC]

August '09 Ratings: MSNBC Down, But Maddow Up - Posted September 1, 2009
Overall, MSNBC was down this August compared to last year when the presidential campaigns were heading into the political conventions. For total day, MSNBC saw a 21% decrease year-over-year in Total Viewers and 31% drop in A25-54 demo viewers. In primetime, MSNBC saw a small loss in in Total Viewers and... [TVNewser]

Chris Brown to Appear on Larry King - Posted August 27, 2009
TVNewser has confirmed that singer Chris Brown will appear on CNN's "Larry King Live" Wednesday, September 2 at 9pmET following this week's sentencing for pleading guilty to charges of... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Named 2009 Neuharth Award Winner - Posted August 26, 2009
Katie Couric has been named the 2009 recipient of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. The award is named for the founder of USA Today... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Wallace, Gergen, King - Posted August 24, 2009
> Fox News' Chris Wallace was featured in the latest issue of Capitol File magazine -- along with Winston, his yellow lab -- where he talked about how he spends his free time. He also says he recently learned to fire a shotgun so he could go shooting with Karl Rove... [TVNewser]

This 11-Year-Old Probably Has Gotten More Access Than You - Posted August 17, 2009
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What is Up with Kathy Griffin and Levi Johnston? - Posted August 11, 2009
After their appearance together at Sunday night's Teen Choice Awards, Levi Johnston was Kathy Griffin's guest as she filled in for CNN's Larry King. "Lets just kiss and tell," Griffin opened the Q&A. From there, it just gets bizarre... watch ... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King-Chris Brown Apology Rumors Swirl - Posted August 7, 2009
This week, rumors swirled that singer Chris Brown would appear on CNN's "Larry King Live" to apologize on national television for assaulting his pop-star girlfriend Rihanna. Radar Onlin... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: King, Couric, Bartiromo... - Posted July 20, 2009
> Joe Jackson talks with Larry King tonight in his first live interview since the death of his son Michael Jackson. Tonight at 9pmET on CNN's Larry King Live. >... [TVNewser]

Network Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
ABC News Anchor Charles Gibson: "Walter Cronkite was and always will be the gold standard. His objectivity, his even-handedness, his news judgment are all great examples. He, as much as anyone, is responsible for developing network television news. He set the standard. He told it 'the way it is' and all... [FishbowlDC]

Have You Heard the one About Gil Moppo? - Posted July 19, 2009
On "Jimmy Kimmel Live" the other night, CNN's Larry King recounted the story of his grammar school buddy Gil Moppo. "If you're a D-student in New York, you're the mayor of Des Moines." For your weekend enjoyment: ... [TVNewser]

How Cable News Covered the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
As the special report on CBS came to an end at 8:21pm, the cable news networks began their coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite. • CNN's Campbell Brown began continuing coverage at 8:18pm and included phone inter... [TVNewser]

Reporting on the Jakarta Blasts - Posted July 17, 2009
CNN's Larry King reported the AP news alert on the explosion at the Ritz-Carlton in Jakarta at 9:42pmET last night, followed at 9:56pm with a report about the second explosion at the JW Marriott. The story was covered on and off for the next two hours on AC360 and at midnight,... [TVNewser]

What We Learned on Twitter in the Last Two Minutes - Posted July 15, 2009
Larry King had lunch with Nancy Reagan today: Had lunch w Nancy Reagan. She mentioned her recent visit to DC & said the Obamas were terrific to her. She's 88 and looks sensational.</blockquote And Liz Claman's sister speaks Hebr... [TVNewser]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN/HLN Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 5, 2009
Anderson Cooper, Larry King, Don Lemon and Soledad O'Brien will host coverage live from Los Angeles, with ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.02.09 - Posted July 2, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Look Who Else is Heading to Neverland - Posted July 1, 2009
In addition to Matt Lauer anchoring the Today show from Neverland Ranch tomorrow, CNN's Larry King will host his show from the ranch in Los Olivos, CA tomorrow night. CNN says King is being granted special access inside the house as well as... [TVNewser]

CNN Carries Michael Jackson Momentum Into Friday Night - Posted June 29, 2009
In a rare ratings win for CNN, the cable news network's Friday night primetime lineup (8-11pmET) finished first in the A25-54 demo. Also, Campbell Brown at 8, Larry King at 9 and Anderson Cooper at 10 each won their time periods in the ad-frie... [TVNewser]

Former MTV Newser Gideon Yago on Michael Jackson: 'The Things That Bring You Out of Retirement' - Posted June 26, 2009
We bumped into sometime-cohort ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former MTV Newser Gideon Yago on Michael Jackson: 'The Things That Bring You Out of Retirement' - Posted June 26, 2009
We bumped into sometime-cohort ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Beck, Cramer, King... - Posted June 16, 2009
> Glenn Beck's radio show is expanding to three hours in New York. The WOR program will run from 9am-NoonET beginning Monday. > ... [TVNewser]

Joy Behar: "I Don't Want To Do Just a Liberal Show" - Posted June 12, 2009
Soon-to-be HLN host Joy Behar gave some insight into what she envisions for her show, in ... [TVNewser]

Jane Velez-Mitchell Reair At 9pmET Until New Behar Show Launches - Posted June 11, 2009
While Joy Behar's new program won't debut until the fall, the ... [TVNewser]

May Ratings: CNN Beats MSNBC In Total Day - Posted June 2, 2009
CNN finished May as the second-rated cable news network in total day, Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. FNC finished first. It was the second best May for Total Viewers by CNN in a decade, behind last year. CNN's American Morning finished 2nd in Total Viewers and the demo, while Larry King... [TVNewser]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted May 27, 2009
What we almost missed today... Poor Wayne Allard :( The Washington Times forgets Colorado recently had a Republican senator. Don't...er, do quit your day job? Robert Gibbs is a regular ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: TV, Cable, Radio... - Posted May 26, 2009
> CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric will be on The Early Show tomorrow to talk about the "Stand Up To Cancer" initiative. Couric will announce the grand total of donations raised over the last year and award three-year grants to "dream teams" researching cancer treatments. > You'll have to wait... [TVNewser]

Larry King Explains Why He's Not a "Degenerate Gambler" - Posted May 22, 2009
CNN's Larry King appeared on The Daily Show last night to talk about his new book, "My Remarkable Journey," and Jon Stewart focused much of the the interview on one part of ... [TVNewser]

Larry King on Glenn Beck - "That Don't Impress Me" - Posted May 21, 2009
Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove attended last night's party celebrating Larry King's new memoir, "My Remarkable Journey." Among those in attendance, Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Edges O'Reilly...Online - Posted May 19, 2009
According to Hitwise, the Websites of four news programs cracked the top 10 of most visited cable shows last week. When children's programs are excluded, Lou Dobbs' CNN.com page was 7th, Keith Olbermann's msnbc.com page was 8th, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Ticker (FNC Edition): Gutfeld, Friedman, Beck... - Posted May 19, 2009
> The libertarian magazine Reason has posted a video of Red Eye host Greg Gutfeld's appearance during Reason Weekend. He talks about Bill Maher, The Huffington Post and his "surreal" FNC program. ... [TVNewser]

Tonight's Larry King About Larry King - Posted May 19, 2009
Tonight, Larry King won't be hosting his show, instead he'll be a guest on it. The topic is King's new memoir, "My Remarkable Journey." King and his son, Larry King Jr. are the guests. Jo... [TVNewser]

AP Rejects Edwards' Interview Concessions - Posted May 13, 2009
Yesterday, we discussed Elizabeth Edwards' recent publicity tour for her book, "Resilience." Today, the Associated Press reports... [morningmedianewsfeed]

AP Rejects Edwards' Interview Concessions - Posted May 13, 2009
Yesterday, we discussed Elizabeth Edwards' recent publicity tour for her book, "Resilience." Today, the Associated Press reports... [FishbowlNY]

News Organizations Asked Not To Name "Other Woman" During Elizabeth Edwards Interviews - Posted May 13, 2009
What's in a name? A lot if you are Elizabeth Edwards, especially if that name is Rielle Hunter. Edwards began making the rounds last wee... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Palin, Couric, Specter... - Posted May 5, 2009
> Bristol Palin will talk live, in-studio to Chris Cuomo of ABC's Good Morning America tomorrow morning. She and Cuomo will later both appear at a Candie's Foundation town hall to discuss teen pregnancy prevention, where Palin is a foundation ambassador.... [TVNewser]

A Week of "The View" on Larry King Live - Posted May 3, 2009
Fresh off their appearance on the Time 100 list, the co-hosts of "The View" will be guests each night on CNN's Larry King Live this week. Barbara Walters guests tomorrow. Occasional LKL fill-in ... [TVNewser]

100 Days News Conference: Notes - Posted April 29, 2009
President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET will mark his 100th day in office, and each network plans to carry it differently (and one, not at all). FishbowlDC has ... [TVNewser]

April Ratings: CNN's Best Total Day Since '03 - Posted April 28, 2009
Despite finishing fourth in cable's most crucial time period and measurement (8p-11p, A25-54 demo), CNN grew 25% in Total Viewers and 17% in the A25-54 demo during April '09 compared to April '08. It finished second in Total Viewers and the demo in total day, behind FNC. CNN's American Morning topped MSNBC's... [TVNewser]

Carrey vs. Campbell Over Vaccination - Posted April 22, 2009
Hollywood star Jim Carrey writes today on The Huffington Post about the vaccination/autism connection, a topic he and longtime girlfriend ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.20.09 - Posted April 20, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 91 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Telling Tales: Radio Talker's New Book Reveals Cable News Secrets - Posted April 19, 2009
Philadelphia radio talk show host and perennial cable news guest Michael Smerconish has written a new book about his life as a professional talker. In Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking Smerconish argues the cable TV news presents a t... [TVNewser]

Ted Turner To Get "Ding Dong Ditched": Ashton Beats CNN To 1 Million - Posted April 17, 2009
Well Ashton Kutcher did it: he beat CNN to one million Twitter followers early this morning. WebNewser ha... [TVNewser]

Race to One Million: Ashton Kutcher on Larry King - Posted April 16, 2009
Ashton Kutcher will be a guest tomorrow night on Larry King Live. Why? WebNewser has the full backstory...... [TVNewser]

Kutcher v. CNN on Twitter: "An Amazing Comment on the State of our Media" - Posted April 16, 2009
Twitter dominator Ashton Kutcher is talking about his race to 1,000,000 followers and his closest competition - the CNN Breaking News Twitter feed. In a video on Qik.com, Kutcher, found here says, "I just thought that was just kind of an amazing comment on the state of our media, and I... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Rick Warren Absent From This Week, Huckabee - Posted April 13, 2009
Pastor Rick Warren was supposed to appear on ABC's This Week and FNC's "Huckabee" this weekend, in interviews set to tape Saturday afternoon. But he pulled out of both due to "fatigue and exhaustion." This Week producers held out hope he may appear live at 9amET Sunday, b... [TVNewser]

Reporting the Rescue of Capt. Phillips - Posted April 12, 2009
CNN, Fox News and MSNBC were all in taped programming during the 1pmET hour when the news broke that Capt. Richard Phillips, held hostage by pirates for four days, had been rescued. CNN was first to report the news during "Fareed Zakaria GPS" at 1:21pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck and Larry King Get "Super" - Posted April 11, 2009
Current TV's "SuperNews" regularly skewers celebrities and other public figures (and Twitter). A couple recent segments have taken on the cable news community. There's Glenn Beck below and a ... [TVNewser]

Rich Lowry: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted April 9, 2009
Say hello to Rich Lowry- don't call him Richard- co-author of "Banqo's Ghost" with ... [FishbowlDC]

Q1 2009 Ratings: CNN's Best Total Day Since '03 - Posted March 31, 2009
CNN had its best first quarter since the first quarter of 2003, in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo in total day. CNN grew 17% in Total Viewers and 7% in the demo compared to last year. CNN was 2nd behind FNC during Q1 '09 in Total Viewers during total day and... [TVNewser]

Tonight's News Conference Coverage Plans - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: CNN: Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown, ... [FishbowlDC]

Networks and Cablers To Cover Obama's Prime Time Newser - Posted March 24, 2009
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take President Barack Obama's second prime time news conference live tonight at 8pmET. It will also be covered on the financial news networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg) and on cable news. Here's how the newser will affect the cablers: • CNN — Wolf Blitzer, Campbell Brown,... [TVNewser]

Why Did Gupta Turn Down the Surgeon General Job? - Posted March 6, 2009
Michael D. Shear and Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post take a closer look... [TVNewser]

Iseman Exclusive Moves to CBS - Posted February 27, 2009
Maggie Rodriguez will interview Washington lobbyist Vicki Iseman on CBS' The Early Show Monday morning, in her first television interview since settling her lawsuit against the New York T... [TVNewser]

"30 Rock" Leaves 30 Rock For Larry King Guest Spot - Posted February 27, 2009
Three weeks ago it was NBC's Matt Lauer making an appearance. Last night it was Larry King's... [TVNewser]

February Ratings: Program Ranker - Posted February 25, 2009
Fox News had the top six cable news programs during February '09 in Total Viewers, and nine of the top 10. The O'Reilly Factor was once again 1st. CNN's Larry King Live was the only non-FNC program to make the top 10, in 7th. MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann was 11th. In... [TVNewser]

February Ratings: For CNN, What Goes Up... - Posted February 24, 2009
When you broadcast the highest rated debate of all time on cable (and two other highly-rated debates), as CNN did last February, the viewership is bound to go down. And for CNN in February '09, it did. A lot. Among A25-54 demo viewers, CNN was down 44% in prime time (8-11pm,... [TVNewser]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

9pm Battle: Colmes, Ayers on "Hannity," Clooney, Iseman on "King" - Posted February 23, 2009
It's going to be a ratings battle tonight at 9pmET, as FNC and CNN each have unique line-ups. Alan Colmes makes his first return appearance to the 9pmET hour, and he'll be bringing his former co-host, Sea... [TVNewser]

CNN Gears Up For Another "Heroes" - Posted February 19, 2009
Tonight Larry King will announce the launch of the third "Heroes" event for CNN. Nominations opened on January 1 and CNN has already received 1,200 submissions " on pace for a record number. The 2008 award, presented during a telecast on Thanksgiving night, went to ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: King, Bartiromo, Lauer... - Posted January 30, 2009
> In the wake of some surprising comments about Alex Rodriguez, former Yankee manager Joe Torre sits down tonight with Larry King in his first television interview ... [TVNewser]

Haggard Interviews Begin Airing Tonight - Posted January 28, 2009
If Gov. Rod Blagojevich was the big "get," early this week, former Evangelical leader Ted Haggard is the big end-of-week get. As we ... [TVNewser]

This Week's Other Big Get - Posted January 27, 2009
Following up on Blago, the broadcast and cable networks are going after Ted Haggard, the once mighty evangelical pastor who resigned in disgrace after admitting soliciting a male prostitute for sex and drugs. Haggard is the subject of an HBO documentary "The Trials of Ted Haggard" which premieres Thursday night. Haggard will... [TVNewser]

Rod Blagojevich Has "Potty Mouth," Thought About Appointing Oprah (And Other Things Discussed This Morning) - Posted January 26, 2009
Three down, (at least) four to go. Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich made his Today show, Good Morning America and "The View" appearances so far today, and in each he stuck to his story about not getting a fair trial. But there were some highlights as well. During his intervie... [TVNewser]

NBC News Gets Blago Ahead of ABC Interviews - Posted January 25, 2009
Yesterday, NBC's Amy Robach sat down with embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich essentially scooping rival ABC and its planned live interviews with the Governor tomorrow. Portions of the N... [TVNewser]

Gov. Blagojevich To Sit Down For Interviews With GMA, "The View" Monday Morning - Posted January 23, 2009
First on TVNewser: As his impeachment trial gets underway in Illinois Monday, embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich will sit down for his first network TV interview since his arrest on charges he tried to sell Pres. Obama's senate seat. Blagojevich will be interviewed on ABC's Good Morning America. Insiders tell us Blagojevich will appear... [TVNewser]

D.C. Gets Some High Fives - Posted January 22, 2009
The "Almost Twins" hit D.C. for the Inauguration, and spent their time giving out high fives all over town. Featuring Larry King, Soledad O'Brien, Tucker Carlson, Paul Begala... [TVNewser]

A Wedding Night at the Museum - Posted January 19, 2009
Or at least an evening ceremony there. Harry Philbrick, director of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, tied the knot at the Ridgefield, Connecticut museum on Saturday. Philbrick, 50, has served as director of the Aldrich since 1996, shepherding the museum through a $9 million capital cam... [UnBeige]

King Interviews President and First Lady - Posted January 13, 2009
CNN's Larry King sits down today with President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush. The interview is taking place today in the White House Library, and airs tonight at 9pmET on Larry King Live. We'll post a transcript and photos once we get ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Inauguration - Posted January 8, 2009
CNN has announced Inauguration coverage plans, beginning on Tuesday at 5amET. Some notes: • Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper lead coverage beginning at 10amET from the rooftop of the Newseum. John King brings the "Magic Wall" into the News... [TVNewser]

2008 Ratings: MSNBC Fastest Growing Once Again - Posted December 31, 2008
MSNBC was the fastest growing channel in all of television in 2008 when measured in Total Viewers for both total day and prime time. The NBC cable news channel was the third fastest in growth in the A25-54 demo behind BBC America and History International. The Rachel Maddow... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Biden, Aniston, Young... - Posted December 19, 2008
> Vice President-elect Joe Biden will be on Larry King Live on Monday. Today, King discusses the news that the remains found in Florida have been identified as ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: O'Reilly, King, Guide... - Posted December 18, 2008
> In his first televised interview since leaving office in September 2007, former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will appear tonight on The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News Channel. Fox News contributor Juan Williams is sitting in for O'Reilly.... [TVNewser]

Larry King: "The Scene was So Romantic, I Almost Lost My Heterosexuality" - Posted December 18, 2008
Larry King is reflecting on his tub-sharing moment with Jim Carrey on the Late Show last night. On his blog, King writes, "The tub was slippery. The scene was romantic...so romantic that I almost - almost, lost my heterosexuality. An... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Potential Break in Caylee Anthony Case - Posted December 11, 2008
Just after 11:45amET, the cablers began covering what may be a major break in the Caylee Anthony investigation — the remains of a child found near the home of Casey Anthony. On CNN, all-platform journali... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.05.08 - Posted December 5, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

November Ratings: MSNBC's Demo Streak at 7, 8 & 9 - Posted December 3, 2008
MSNBC's prime time lineup continues its hot streak post-election, out-rating CNN at 7, 8 and 9pmET in the key adult demo. (FNC came in first in the demo & Total Viewers). "The Rachel Maddow Show" out-rated "Larry King Live" among A25-54 viewers (672,000 vs. 565,000) for the second month in a row.... [TVNewser]

Mumbai Aftermath: How Cable News Covered the Story - Posted December 1, 2008
The siege on Mumbai began Wednesday afternoon but didn't come to a conclusion until Friday night (ET). The news broke as Americans began the long Thanksgiving holiday, when the networks had already given many editorial and production employees time off. During that 36 hours, some cable news channels stuck with their holiday... [TVNewser]

"Chaos" Erupts Around CNN Correspondent During Mumbai Live Shot - Posted November 27, 2008
In the second day of the siege in Mumbai, some members of the media are finding themselves in the middle of local anger. CNN's Sara Sidner is the network's New Delhi correspondent. Sidner was reporting about the situation at the Taj Hotel when several locals began i... [TVNewser]

CNN Heroes: "In a Time of Uncertainty, It's Reassuring to See Good People at Work in the World" - Posted November 24, 2008
CNN's Anderson Cooper with mother-daughter actors Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson. They love LA. In its second year, CNN ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.19.08 - Posted November 19, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. building is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Palin and the Press - Posted November 13, 2008
FNC's Greta Van Susteren and NBC's Matt Lauer have joined her in her kitchen; CNN's Larry King and ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Doesn't Need Any Advice from Katie Couric - Posted November 12, 2008
Here we go again. A day after Matt Lauer asked Gov. Sarah Palin about ... [TVNewser]

The Loser of the 2008 Election - Posted November 11, 2008
Remember when we all laughed at the quip that Joe the Plumber had done more interviews than VP presidential candidate Sarah Palin? Remember back in October how funny we all thought that was? Oh those were the days...there were just a couple of clips of Sarah Palin that t... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin Goin' Rogue With Interviews - Posted November 8, 2008
After unnamed McCain staffers took to the press spreading stories about Gov. Sarah Palin, she has been responding this week. But she's doing it in ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Klein on Keeping Viewers Primed - Posted November 7, 2008
While CNN had its highest viewership ever on Election Night, Fox News remains the leader in cable news, while MSNBC ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: First Votes, Election Menu, Joe on Today... - Posted November 4, 2008
> At MidnightET ABC's Terry Moran on Nightline, CNN's Larry King, and MSNBC's David Shuster were all live with the first election day votes from Dixville Notch, NH.... [TVNewser]

What Happens to Cable News Post-Election? - Posted October 31, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter's Steven Zeitchik and Paul J. Gough look to the near-future about what will happen to cable news after Nov. 4. "An election that lifts either the left or right to power will provid... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Builds On Obama Half Hour - Posted October 30, 2008
Hundreds of thousands of viewers who watched the Barack Obama commercial on one of the broadcast networks switched to MSNBC at 8:30. Obama pulled in 3.5 million Total Viewers on MSNBC, the only cable news network to air the infomercial. An abbreviated Countdown with Keith Olbermann at 8:30pmET brought in... [TVNewser]

McCain and the Media: CNBC, CNN, FNC - Posted October 28, 2008
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviewed Sen. John McCain and his running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin, today as t... [TVNewser]

Stewart to Brown: "What's Your Bias Against Bull?" - Posted October 28, 2008
CNN's newly-pregnant Campbell Brown appeared last night on The Daily Show. "Your new show, you are up against ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Segment Sheds Light on Months of FNC-Nielsen Disagreement - Posted October 27, 2008
Exclusive: A segment on The O'Reilly Factor last Thursday opened a window into a battle between Fox News Channel and Nielsen, the company that provides audience measurement for all networks. At the heart of the matter, time-shifted audience ratings. Fox News and most other networks use Nielsen's C3 method of measurement... [TVNewser]

King Wants McCain To Make Good on Palin Promise - Posted October 20, 2008
Larry King Live has not seen Sen. John McCain as a guest since July or Gov. Sarah Palin as a guest ever. And no... [TVNewser]

Imus Comes To The Newseum - Posted October 16, 2008
I have a piece online for the Washington Examiner about Don Imus' live broadcast this morning from the Newseum, his first DC broadcast in years. Both Imus and sidekick ... [FishbowlDC]

Q3 2008 Ratings: Rankers - Posted October 2, 2008
Fox News Channel had eight of the top 10 programs in Total Viewers during the third quarter of 2008. MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show made the top 10, in sixth place for the quarter, although there were only 14 programs. CNN's Larry King Live finished 10th. The O'Reilly Factor was the top... [TVNewser]

FNC Tops with Bush Address/Analysis - Posted September 26, 2008
While we await final, updated cable ratings for Wednesday, we do know that FNC's coverage of President Bush's address to the nation that nigt was its highest-rated presidential address in four years. Fox News also topped its cable competitors. Here's the Total Viewer and A25-54 demo break-down from 9-9:15pmET: Network Total Viewers A25-54 V... [TVNewser]

Chris Rock on Larry King: 'John McCain Could Lose Half His Houses and Sleep Well' - Posted September 26, 2008
Apparently now that John McCain has solved the bailout crisis, meaning that it is in complete disarray, he's decided that this whole debate thing actually might be a good idea. Or at least, not letting Barack Obama have the national stage might be a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chris Rock on Larry King: 'John McCain Could Lose Half His Houses and Sleep Well' - Posted September 26, 2008
Apparently now that John McCain has solved the bailout crisis, meaning that it is in complete disarray, he's decided that this whole debate thing actually might be a good idea. Or at least, not letting Barack Obama have the national stage might be a ... [FishbowlNY]

Ahmadinejad on Larry King Live Tonight - Posted September 23, 2008
The cablers are covering Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's UN speech today, and tonight he'll be back on the air, appearing in an interview with Larry King. King interviewed Ahma... [TVNewser]

Two Weeks In, Maddow A Hit For MSNBC - Posted September 22, 2008
With two weeks under her TV belt, Rachel Maddow has become a bonafide hit for MSNBC. Last week the program was #2 in cable news in both the A25-54 demo and in Total Viewers at 9pmET, beating CNN's Larry ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly: "When I Come In, I Come In Armed and Dangerous" - Posted September 12, 2008
Time Magazine's 10 Questions section welcomes FNC anchor Bill O'Reilly this week, for a timely set of pithy responses to reader questions. O'Reilly describes his interview st... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow's "Constitutional Weakness" - Posted September 11, 2008
The San Francisco Chronicle's Joe Garofoli profiles Bay Area native, and new MSNBC show host, Rachel Maddow. Garofoli writes, "Armed with self-deprecating humo... [TVNewser]

Maddow Premiere: Post-Mortem - Posted September 9, 2008
The Rachel Maddow Show premiered last night on MSNBC at 9pmET. Her first guest — the prior hour's anchor, Keith Olbermann. Also on the show — her sometimes-foil on MSNBC poli... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown on Sexism and Sarah Palin - Posted September 4, 2008
As the mother of an 8-month-old, CNN anchor Campbell Brown can relate to Gov. Sarah Palin. "I love the idea of a mother in the campaign and bringing some of those issues to the forefront," Bro... [TVNewser]

Back In Bounds? McCain Team at CNN Grill - Posted September 4, 2008
The CNN Grill has been quite the place for the last couple weeks. You could find big name celebs, grab a free meal from ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CBS, ABC, CNN... - Posted September 2, 2008
> Longtime CBS News correspondent Ike Pappas died on Sunday in Virginia. Pappas served as CBS News correspondent from 1964-1987, reporting on the Pentagon, Labor Department, Congress and other areas. He was 75. > Since ... [TVNewser]

Brown v. Bounds on Election Center - Posted September 2, 2008
Things got heated on Campbell Brown: Election Center last night, as Brown continually pressed Sen. John McCain spokesperson ... [TVNewser]

Go Campbell Brown - Get All Journalistic On His Ass - Posted September 2, 2008
The line from the John McCain camp and the RNC has set up is that ... [FishbowlLA]

RNC & Gustav: Prime Time Notes - Posted September 1, 2008
We've gotten word from network insiders here in St. Paul, what the plan is for cable coverage tonight: • Fox News Channel will remain live until 2amET tomorrow morning (later if news warrants) with coverage from the Gulf coast and reports from the RNC as well. Greta Van Susteren interviewed Laura Bush... [TVNewser]

CNN's Historic Victory on Final DNC Night - Posted September 1, 2008
CNN accomplished something on Thursday that had never happened in its more than 28 year history. The 10pmET broadcast of Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the DNC was ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.22.08 - Posted August 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of me... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Apprentice, Warren, Green... - Posted August 18, 2008
> "The Apprentice UK" makes its U.S. debut next Monday on CNBC at 9pmET. Sir Alan Sugar plays the Donald Trump role. The program airs every Monday night until November 10. > Fresh off hosting the ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Georgia, Soviet Union, Hawaii... - Posted August 13, 2008
> Fox News is preparing an hour-long special about the Russia-Georgia situation. Russia: The Angry Giant, hosted by Megyn Kelly will be reported by veteran Russia correspondent Dana Lewis and FNC's ... [TVNewser]

July Ratings: Program Ranker - Posted July 31, 2008
Fox News Channel had nine of the top 10 programs during July in Total Viewers (Live+SD). The top rated program was again The O'Reilly Factor at 8pmET(2,252,000 viewer average). For MSNBC, the top program was Countdown with Keith Olbermann at 8pmET in 9th place (959,000) and for CNN it was Larry King... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Rejected McCain Op-Ed - Posted July 21, 2008
One of the big topics of the day on the cable news channels is Drudge Report's story about the New York Times rejecting Sen. John McCain's proposed Op-Ed about Iraq. Fox News has Carl Cameron reporting the story, MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck to Host Larry King Live - Posted July 21, 2008
Look for some cross-network show hosting tonight on CNN. Glenn Beck will be filling in for Larry King tonight on CNN at 9pmET while hosting his Headline News show at the same time. The HL... [TVNewser]

WaPo Subsidiary Buys Miami's NBC Station - Posted July 18, 2008
NBC has sold its south Florida station, WTVJ to Post-Newsweek Stations, a subsidiary of the Washington Post Company. NBC bought WTVJ in 1987 for a reported $270 million. NBC was expected to fetch between $350 million and $400 million this time around... [TVNewser]

Larry King Gets a Square and Another Book - Posted July 15, 2008
Weinstein Books has announced that it will publish Larry King's new autobiography titled,"What Am I Doing Here?" Speaking of softballs - how easy is that title to make ... [FishbowlLA]

Larry King's Gift to the World: Himself - Posted July 14, 2008
Harvey Weinstein announced today that the publishing arm of The Weinstein Company has acquired the rights to publish Larry King's "definitive autobiography," What Am I Doing Here? I... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: Statement From Larry King - Posted July 12, 2008
Statement from CNN anchor Larry King: Tony Snow was a remarkable colleague and a good friend. He was extraordinarily likable, not only for his sense of humor and wit, but for hi... [TVNewser]

Freedom Means Exclusives For Everyone - Posted July 10, 2008
HLN's Robin Meade sat down with the three freed American hostages earlier today, but yesterday's "former hostage get" was one-time Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt who was held a... [TVNewser]

Robin Meade First with Interview of Three Freed American Hostages - Posted July 10, 2008
Headline News anchor Robin Meade has scored the first interview with the three Americans held captive in a Colombian jungle for five years. Keith Stansell, Thomas Howes and ... [TVNewser]

Larry King Becomes A Hollywood Square - Posted July 10, 2008
Larry King, "broadcast icon," gets the Hollywood royal treatment this afternoon. The city will name the intersection of Sunset and Cahuenga Boulevards "Larry King Square," in honor of King. The CNN anchor is based out of CNN's Los Angeles bureau, located at that int... [TVNewser]

Larry King Gets Only a Square? - Posted July 8, 2008
From thehollywoodreporter.com: CNN talkmeister Larry King will be enshrined by the City of Los Angeles on Thursday with a "Larry King Square" at the intersection... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Confirms Ryan Seacrest Is In Talks To Replace Larry King - Posted May 8, 2008
Sources close to Ryan Seacrest have confirmed to FBLA that Ryan Seacrest is in talks with CNN to shimmy into Larry King's chair. Now "talks" can mean a lot of things, and our source also says, "I don't think it's going to happen." Why? Well, ... [FishbowlLA]

Stephanie Miller Retains Vagina, Votes Obama - Posted March 31, 2008
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McCain Story: Who Knew What When? - Posted February 21, 2008
Know the adage that when the media start reporting on themselves, the story is over? How quickly, then, did this story of McCain's alleged improprieties with a lobbyist evaporate: HuffPo ... [FishbowlLA]

Larry King's Brokeback Musical Tribute To Heath Ledger - Posted January 23, 2008
Larry King is just insane, isn't he? But then again, the Oscars won't have these clip montages, due to the strike. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.08.08 - Posted January 8, 2008
Happy New Hampshire Primary Day Washington! On this day in 1790, President George Washington delivered our first State of the Union. In 1992, Bush 41 puked on Japanese Prime Minister Miyazawa Kiichi, and, in 2006, Tom DeLay resigned as House Majority Leader. Happy 41st R Kelly! (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Wants Avatar News in Second Life - Posted October 30, 2007
CNN is launching a virtual news bureau on Second Life. Reuters uses a real journalist/avatar on the site, but CNN is extending its i-Report concept by asking Second Life residents to contribute news, photos and videos. CNN-branded kiosks will be scattered throughout the comm... [FishbowlLA]

Colbert's Presidential Bid: Springtime For Journos - Posted October 22, 2007
Ever since Stephen Colbert announced he's running for president (in South Carolina), there has been fanfare, there has been balloons and there have been stories. Lots of them. Colbert's kinda-fak... [FishbowlLA]

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Media Matters - Posted September 22, 2007
Tim Rutten is at the peak of his form today, castigating Dan Rather for being a buck passing whiner. Okay, Rutten put it more eloquently, but that's the gist. LAT. Mary McNamara criti... [FishbowlLA]

Larry King Holds News Of Tammy Faye Death For 24 Hours At Family's Request - Posted July 23, 2007
It's been a bizarre month of coups for Larry King. First, the Beatles interview and now-infamous "George" flub. Then, of course, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Holds News Of Tammy Faye Death For 24 Hours At Family's Request - Posted July 23, 2007
It's been a bizarre month of coups for Larry King. First, the Beatles interview and now-infamous "George" flub. Then, of course, ... [FishbowlNY]

King Breaks News Of Death Of Tammy Faye Messner, After She's Already Been Buried - Posted July 21, 2007
CNN broke into regular programming just after 8:50pm ET tonight to report the news of the death of Tammy Faye Messner. The former televangelist, singer and TV personality died Friday morning, but the family had asked family friend Larry King to hold the news until today. King told CNN's... [TVNewser]

Friday the 13th: Wanna Get Lucky? - Posted July 13, 2007
Friday the 13th might prove lucky for some. Larry King talks with astronaut Buzz Aldrin about UFOS. Skeptic Michael Shermer speaks for science, rational mind, common sense. CNN/6pm PDT. Captivity opens, ... [FishbowlLA]

Most Awkward Sam Rockwell Interview Ever - Posted July 11, 2007
In the spirit of awkward celebrity interviews (Chris Farley, Larry King, Billy Bush) MTV's digital team has invented a character it's calling the Awkward Celebrity Interviewer. First victim: moustached New ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Awkward Sam Rockwell Interview Ever - Posted July 11, 2007
In the spirit of awkward celebrity interviews (Chris Farley, Larry King, Billy Bush) MTV's digital team has invented a character it's calling the Awkward Celebrity Interviewer. First victim: moustached New ... [FishbowlNY]

Paris Hilton- Most Embarrassing, Humiliating Moments - Posted June 29, 2007
Paris Hilton might have fooled Larry King, but she didn't fool anyone World of Wonder. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted June 28, 2007
No Fun: Reporter Scott Collins can be witty when he wants to be. So why, when given the topic of the dreadfully boring Larry King interview of Paris Hilton, did he not want to be? ... [FishbowlLA]

Larry King's Paris: At Least He Didn't Call Her George - Posted June 27, 2007
Early returns on tonight's Super Bowl of pop culture interviews: Larry asked the questions (roughly 203 of them) he had to. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King's Paris: At Least He Didn't Call Her George - Posted June 27, 2007
Early returns on tonight's Super Bowl of pop culture interviews: Larry asked the questions (roughly 203 of them) he had to. ... [FishbowlNY]

How Paris Hilton's Double Dealing Cost Her - Posted June 26, 2007
Variety's Michael Learmonth delves into the murky underworld of celebrity interviews, specifically Paris Hilton's unpaid path to Larry King. Looks like mastermind Kathy Hilton, acting on expensive bad advice from ... [FishbowlLA]

How Paris Got To CNN - Posted June 25, 2007
The Los Angeles Times delves into the network back-and-forth over the first Paris Hilton post-jail interview. Late-night jailhouse phone calls, expressions of regret, and hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake, ABC and NBC "distanced themse... [TVNewser]

Just In Time For Paris: HLN Reairing Larry King Every Day - Posted June 25, 2007
Starting today CNN Headline News is reairing Larry King Live at 11am ET. An emalier notices "they have a large yellow version of the logo, the overall look of it seems crammed." ... [TVNewser]

Mort Sahl's 80th Birthday Benefit---FBLA Readers Get Discount - Posted June 25, 2007
Living legend Mort Sahl,(first comedian to win a Grammy, first to be on the cover of Time magazine (1960), first to be invited to address the National Press Club) and friends will celebrate his 80th birthday this Thursday, June 28th, with a benefit for the Heartland Comedy Foundation at the Wadsworth... [FishbowlLA]

Video: Larry King Complains About Anderson Cooper - Posted June 6, 2007
Incredibly delicious video, via TVNewser, of an off-air Larry King comp... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Video: Larry King Complains About Anderson Cooper - Posted June 6, 2007
Incredibly delicious video, via TVNewser, of an off-air Larry King comp... [FishbowlNY]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [FishbowlNY]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [FishbowlNY]

50 Years Of Larry King Images - Posted April 18, 2007
Larry King celebrates his 50th anniversary on television this week and, despite the Virginia Tech massacre and Imus snub, his blow-out party tonight in New York is still on. (King, though, will have to duck out early to host tonight's Larry K... [morningmedianewsfeed]

50 Years Of Larry King Images - Posted April 18, 2007
Larry King celebrates his 50th anniversary on television this week and, despite the Virginia Tech massacre and Imus snub, his blow-out party tonight in New York is still on. (King, though, will have to duck out early to host tonight's Larry K... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Thinks God Is From Brooklyn - Posted April 16, 2007
Wife Shawn Southwick, King, Cannon, Chase Larry King celebrates 50 years of broadcasting this week. Here's a great e-mail interview, via USA Today: Q: Are you going to retire so... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Thinks God Is From Brooklyn - Posted April 16, 2007
Wife Shawn Southwick, King, Cannon, Chase Larry King celebrates 50 years of broadcasting this week. Here's a great e-mail interview, via USA Today: Q: Are you going to retire so... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Brings Bling | Ed Bradley's Posthumous Peabody | Us Weekly, Star Snub Brangelina | Larry King Wants 10 More Years - Posted April 5, 2007
Obama: Raises $23 million for primary, puts heat on Hillary. [ABCNews.com] Ed Bradley: Wins posthumous Peabody Award. [... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Brings Bling | Ed Bradley's Posthumous Peabody | Us Weekly, Star Snub Brangelina | Larry King Wants 10 More Years - Posted April 5, 2007
Obama: Raises $23 million for primary, puts heat on Hillary. [ABCNews.com] Ed Bradley: Wins posthumous Peabody Award. [... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Maher Calls Democrats 'Pussies' Twice On Larry King - Posted March 13, 2007
Last night on Larry King, comedian Bill Maher was working his blue material while discussing Ann Coulter's "faggot" utterance: MAHER: You have to think like a right-winger. First of all, it's interesting to note th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill Maher Calls Democrats 'Pussies' Twice On Larry King - Posted March 13, 2007
Last night on Larry King, comedian Bill Maher was working his blue material while discussing Ann Coulter's "faggot" utterance: MAHER: You have to think like a right-winger. First of all, it's interesting to note th... [FishbowlNY]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted February 13, 2007
I Want My Severance Check: MTV to slash 250 jobs in order to focus on music videos. Ha, just kidding. They're cutting jobs so they can throw a bunch of money online like everyone else. Remember when MTV was the leader in innovative pr... [FishbowlLA]

Larry King On Anna Nicole: 'I Liked Her Right Away' - Posted February 8, 2007
Larry King on Anna Nicole Smith's death: KING: Yes, thanks, Wolf. I've always liked Anna Nicole Smith. I first met her many years ago after the Playmate era, when she was in Playboy, featured in Playboy. She ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King On Anna Nicole: 'I Liked Her Right Away' - Posted February 8, 2007
Larry King on Anna Nicole Smith's death: KING: Yes, thanks, Wolf. I've always liked Anna Nicole Smith. I first met her many years ago after the Playmate era, when she was in Playboy, featured in Playboy. She ... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Celebrated @ 50 | Katie 'Still Perky' @ 50 | Time Redesign Not Done | Jeanine Pirro's $1M Talk Show Deal - Posted January 10, 2007
Larry King: CNN preps 50-year-celebration. [Daily News] ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Celebrated @ 50 | Katie 'Still Perky' @ 50 | Time Redesign Not Done | Jeanine Pirro's $1M Talk Show Deal - Posted January 10, 2007
Larry King: CNN preps 50-year-celebration. [Daily News] ... [FishbowlNY]

Rosie Channels Maya Angelou, Calls Trump A 'Pimp' - Posted December 28, 2006
Despite the View being in re-runs this week, the increasingly-tiring Rosie-Trump public feud just won't die. From Rosie O'Donnell's blog yesterday: a young girl in nyc meets a pimp he cons her into a life of illusion she works for him... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rosie Channels Maya Angelou, Calls Trump A 'Pimp' - Posted December 28, 2006
Despite the View being in re-runs this week, the increasingly-tiring Rosie-Trump public feud just won't die. From Rosie O'Donnell's blog yesterday: a young girl in nyc meets a pimp he cons her into a life of illusion she works for him... [FishbowlNY]

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