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 Howard Rubenstein for quite some time. We’ve reached out to him for comment.

As one PR executive remarked to PRNewser, “King is usually the first place to go when you need an extended amount of time to tell a story.” TVNewser has much more.

After the jump, the media alert sent out last night at 7:34 p.m. Eastern Time by King’s CNN publicist Ryan Jimenez.

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