May 29, 2013 |
Katie Couric revealed this week that the possibility of reuniting with Matt Lauer on "Today" was talked about at one time. Couric, who has her own syndicated talk show, "Katie," appeared on Howard Stern's Sirius XM radio show on Tuesday and talked about the possibility of she and her former co-anchor getting back together. Stern told Couric that she should step in and straighten out the troubles at "Today," which began with the ousting of co-anchor Ann Curry last summer. Now the once top-rated morning show is trailing ABC's "Good Morning America.
December 20, 2013 |
After the coffee. Before finishing the Christmas shopping. The Skinny: Was watching the underrated "Carlito's Way" again last night. Poor Carlito, if only he'd taken Benny Blanco from the Bronx seriously. For a Friday before Christmas week, we've got a pretty full Morning Fix. The "Duck Dynasty" mess is getting only bigger. Katie Couric and Disney are pulling the plug on her syndicated daytime show. Also a preview of the weekend box office. Daily Dose: Earlier this month, NBC hit pay dirt in the ratings with a live version of "The Sound of Music" and is already figuring out its next live musical.
August 17, 2013 |
Kim Kardashian let it rip Friday on Instagram, mincing no hashtags in her slam of Katie Couric, whom she deemed a "fake media friend. " It all started out pleasantly enough, it seems, with Couric sending Kardashian and boyfriend Kanye West a baby gift with a note congratulating both of them and saying (as a fellow "K"?) "may I humbly suggest you continue the K tradition" in naming the baby girl. It was signed, "Fondly, Katie Couric. " So that's all well and good, right? Until Couric, in an interview with InTouch that was posted Thursday, declared that she just didn't get the Kardashian phenomenon.
August 1, 2013 |
As Jennifer Aniston makes the promotional rounds for her latest comedy, "We're the Millers," in which she plays a stripper, she's also setting the record straight on a few things. A) She and fiance Justin Theroux are not nudists, and B) Katie Couric shouldn't concern herself with Aniston's personal life. Appearing on E!'s late-night gabfest "Chelsea Lately," Aniston joined pal Chelsea Handler in a few off-color conversations. PHOTOS: 50 most beautiful female celebrities The first being that Aniston, 44, has taken up her fiance's nudist lifestyle, according to a magazine article that Handler read to her on the show.
May 5, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. Katie Couric is likely headed to ABC with her syndicated talk show. ( Hollywood Reporter ) But Katie's big payday could mean the end of "General Hospital. " ( TMZ ) Reality honcho Mark Burnett will be producing the Emmy Awards this year. Here's hoping the nominees will be voted off the show one at a time. ( Los Angeles Times ) Jackie Cooper, one of the few child actors who successfully transitioned to an acting career as an adult, has died at age 88. ( Los Angeles Times )
September 11, 2012 |
The Great Daytime Talk Show War of 2012 is only a day old, but so far Katie Couric is in the lead. In preliminary ratings, Monday's premiere of “Katie,” in which the “Today” veteran and former “CBS Evening News” anchor gabbed with Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow, drew an estimated 1.535-million viewers from the top 56 U.S. markets (overall viewership numbers, drawn from the country as a whole, are expected to be considerably higher)....