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June 24, 2007 |
After being spurned by the three broadcast networks, Paris Hilton is turning to CNN's Larry King to spill the details of her 23-day incarceration in Los Angeles County jails. The celebutante has agreed to do a one-hour live interview with King after she is released from a Lynwood facility this week, CNN said Saturday. The sit-down is set for Wednesday at 6 p.m. PDT. Both CNN and Michael Sitrick, a spokesman for Hilton, said she was not being compensated in any way for the interview.
August 20, 2005 |
The cable news fixation on Natalee Holloway's disappearance in Aruba has at least one high-profile dissenter. Veteran sports broadcaster Bob Costas declined to fill in as host on CNN's "Larry King Live" Thursday night because of the program's focus that night on the missing Alabama teenager and on Dennis Rader, the BTK serial killer.
October 29, 2002 |
CNN's last stronghold against the growing strength of Fox News Channel has fallen: "Larry King Live," CNN's top-rated program, has lost for the first time to the Fox show that airs at the same time, "Hannity & Colmes." Fox already beats CNN handily in prime time, but now the domination extends even to the AOL-Time Warner Inc. subsidiary's flagship show. This month, the Fox program has drawn an average of 1.65 million viewers to King's 1.58 million, according to Nielsen Media Research.
August 26, 1998 |
It gets to you after a while, all this wild guessing on TV about President Clinton, Monica Lewinsky and Kenneth Starr, a case of conjecture based on speculation evolving into common wisdom through repeated exposure. But still, I find myself falling into the same trap. "I wonder who Larry King has on CNN tonight," I said to my wife Tuesday morning. "I'm betting Wolf Blitzer," she said. "Fifty-fifty it's Oliver North," I said. "If Larry does have on Oliver North, what do you think he'll say?"
March 21, 1997 |
The eternal Howard Stern caravan of self-glorification rolled on this week, first returning to David Letterman's show on CBS and then making a Tuesday night stop at the Cushion You Sit On. "Tonight, the one and only, yes, Howard Stern is here!" announced the Cushion, otherwise known as Larry King.
July 12, 1996 |
It's a rare week when the Baltimore cops of "Homicide: Life on the Street" and CNN's Larry King find themselves in the same fix. But this is such a week. NBC's fictional police tonight get nowhere grilling an accused killer in an episode airing two evenings after the overmatched King's own grueling TV session with accused presidential hopeful Ross Perot.