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KCET Rolling Out New Programming in March

KCET is beefing up their programming for the month of March with a slew of new shows featuring the likes of Roy Firestone and Holly Robinson Peete.

Firestone returns as host of LA Tonight With Roy Firestone, a weeklong half-hour interview series (March 12-17, 10 p.m. and midnight) that invites celebrities who live in Los Angeles to discuss their lives and current issues in today’s society. Firestone will be joined by Andre Agassi, Burt BacharachChris Botti and Steve Tyrell.

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Roy Firestone Debuts on KCET with Look at Tabloid Media

As big fans of Roy Firestone, FishbowlLA has already set its DVR for KCET tonight. At 8:30 p.m, the veteran TV personality and great mimic will add the channel to his repertoire with the first of several half-hour specials bannered as L.A. Tonight with Roy Firestone.

His opening focus, discussed with TMZ’s Havey Levin, Steve Edwards of Good Day LA, and defense attorney Mark Geragos could not be more topical. It’s all about today’s online tabloids. From the show notes:

The group discusses the evolution, ethics, and drivers behind today’s sensational celebrity-driven news climate and explores if Hollywood has taken over substantive issues in today’s headlines. During the episode, Edwards notes, “There are no gatekeepers anymore. There are no gates anymore.” Levin remarks at one point: “I’m just tired of Paris Hilton. I’m tired of the same old, same old stories. I’m interested in strategic things about Hollywood.”

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