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The Sunday Ticker: CBS/Fortune, Social Media, Banks/ABC

  • Fortune managing editor Andy Serwer will reveal the magazine’s annual Fortune 500 list on “CBS This Morning” tomorrow. Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher was also on CBS’ “Face the Nation” this morning with a preview of the list.

  • Nieman Journalism Lab examines how several news organizations — including ABC News, NBC News and CNN — run their social media accounts.

  • Tyra Banks is getting her own syndicated show next year. The unnamed program will be produced by Disney-ABC’s Summerdale Productions and distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television.

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For Larry King’s Fourth (And Last?) CNN Special: ‘A Dinner With Kings’

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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. The special will air December 4th, with replays slated for the following weekend on CNN and CNN International.

The guests are Tyra Banks, Russell Brand, Twitter and Square founder Jack Dorsey, Quincy Jones, Seth MacFarlane, Conan O’Brien, and Shaquille O’Neal, with celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck preparing the meal:

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The Ticker: Frei, Maddow, Diamond…

> BBC World News America, anchored by Matt Frei, posted a .14 rating in the A25-54 demo on Monday, tying CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight, reports Broadcasting & Cable. Last week the broadcast averaged a .10.

> Food & Wine Magazine editor Kate Krader has dinner with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for the “Mouthing Off” blog. Topics of conversation: “Gitmo detainees going to Palau” and “ice cubes in Ssam’s excellent Old-Fashioned.”

> FBN’s Happy Hour co-host Rebecca Diamond appeared today on The Tyra Banks Show. Diamond explained how to “invest in yourself” and more. Click continued to see the clip…

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Olbermann, Orman Win GLAAD Awards

olbermann_3-30.pngMSNBC’s Keith Olbermann and CNBC’s Suze Orman were two of the winners at Saturday night’s GLAAD Awards in New York City.

Olbermann won for “Outstanding TV Journalism Segment” for his Special Comment about gay marriage. “Accepting the award, Olbermann magnanimously apologized for not having done the segment prior to the Prop. 8 vote,” writes Queerty.com’s Ben Harvey.

Orman won the Vito Russo Award (given to an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equal rights for the LGBT community). During her speech, she turned her attention towards corporate America. “Do you want to continue to give your money to people in corporations that oppress us, that keep us down?” she asked. “Or do you want to give your money to the corporations who can help us rise and change what needs to be changed in the United States of America today.”

Other winners included Phil Donahue and Tyra Banks.

(image courtesy of Queerty.com)

Rachel Maddow Makes TVWeek’s Tops List

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Rachel Maddow has arrived.

The MSNBC host has made a list the includes such TV luminaries as Tina Fey, Elisabeth Murdoch and Tyra Banks. In fact, Maddow is the only TV news host to make TVWeek’s Women in Television: 2008 list, unless you include Barbara Walters who made it alongside her The View co-hosts.

TVWeek says Maddow made the list because, “She is the biggest, brightest overnight star ever created in the cable news universe.”

> More: The icing on the cable cake — Friday’s ratings. Maddow won her time slot in younger viewers, coming in second in Total Viewers. She also helped deliver strong viewership for the re-air of Countdown at 10pmET which also came in first in younger viewers in its time slot.

The Ticker: Cibrowski, Claman, Van Susteren…

> GMA EP Tom Cibrowski and his wife Julie welcomed a daughter yesterday, Caroline Elizabeth Cibrowski. Mom, Dad, Caroline and big sister Suzie are doing great.

> The AP’s Frazier Moore gives his list of make-believe Emmys. For “TV’s Most Adorable Star,” nominees include Lisa Simpson, Tyra Banks and…FBN anchor Liz Claman.

> Greta Van Susteren writes on her blog that, “I am working on a special about Senator Biden.” Van Susteren reported the FNC special on Gov. Palin as well.