November 24, 2010 |
If his son won't be on the ballot, former President George H. W. Bush says he could support Mitt Romney for his party's nomination for president in 2012. As for Barbara Bush -- put her in the "Anybody but Palin" camp. The 41st president claims he's long quit politics, but he did offer his thoughts on a range of subjects during an interview with Larry King, the suspender-clad host who is retiring after a quarter of a century on CNN. So did his wife, who was characteristically blunt when asked what she thought of Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor who now dominates the conversation about the Republican presidential race.
November 24, 2010 |
As speculation over a potential presidential run by Sarah Palin grows more intense, the former vice presidential nominee of the Republican Party lately finds herself dealing with a surprising case of friendly fire. In the latest example, Palin is spinning a perceived slight by former First Lady Barbara Bush as another example of "elites" taking sides against her. In an interview with CNN's Larry King, Bush was asked about her view of the former Alaska governor. "I sat next to her once, thought she was beautiful, and I think she's very happy in Alaska.
November 13, 2010 |
In a little more than a month, Larry King will leave his first-floor studio on Sunset and Cahuenga. His last regularly scheduled program on CNN will be done. A driver will shuttle King home to Beverly Hills and a new life. But don't you dare call it retirement. The radio-turned-television personality, who turns 77 on Friday, will be making four specials a year for CNN. He'll be speaking to charitable groups. He'd like to do a little stand-up, Friars Club style. (If he lands that biggest of all interviews, King knows the first question he'd ask God: "Do you have a son?
October 29, 2010 |
Ron Artest considered doing something goofy and decided against it. No boxer shorts. No fake beards. No nonsense. He played it straight on "Larry King Live," unlike his other appearances on nighttime talk shows. He did the right thing, it turned out. The Lakers forward said his website attracted 1.7 million page views during his time on Larry King's show Wednesday to promote the fact he was raffling off his championship ring to benefit mental health. In fact, Artest had too many visitors to the website, ronartest.
September 8, 2010 |
After months of speculation, Piers Morgan, the British newspaper editor best-known to U.S. audiences as a judge on NBC's "America's Got Talent," has finally completed talks to take over Larry King's weeknight talk show on CNN. CNN, hoping to bolster its flagging prime-time lineup, has settled on Morgan after delicate and wide-ranging negotiations that cleared numerous obstacles, from the host's visa status to his role as a judge on NBC's summer...
June 30, 2010 |
Larry King was flying back to Los Angeles after interviewing basketball superstar LeBron James at his home in Akron, Ohio, earlier this month when it hit him. "I said, 'I can't top this,' " King recalled in an interview Tuesday. "I'm not getting younger. I want more time with other things. It's time to go." After a quarter century as host of "Larry King Live," the centerpiece of CNN's prime-time lineup and a required stamping ground for striving politicians and contrite celebrities, the 76-year-old announced Tuesday that he will be leaving the program this fall.
June 15, 2010
A roundup of Tuesday morning's arts and entertainment headlines: For the second time this year, a car owned by Charlie Sheen is driven off a cliff -- and once again, the actor wasn't in it. (Los Angeles Times) The parents of Abby Sunderland have come under fire for talking with producers about a reality show revolving around the 16-year-old sailor's round-the-world voyage. (Los Angeles Times) Judge sentences the man accused of stalking " American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest to two years in prison.
June 15, 2010
A sculpted stone head by artist Amedeo Modigliani sold at Christie's in Paris on Monday for $52.8 million, breaking the record for a work by the Italian artist, the auction house said. It was also the highest-priced work sold at an auction in France, Christie's said. An anonymous buyer bid for the piece by telephone. The piece, sculpted between 1910 and 1912, depicts an elongated head with almond-shaped eyes and flowing hair, and it is reminiscent of the artist's paintings.
June 1, 2010 |
A slimmed-down Ben Roethlisberger whistled practice passes to his receivers for the first time in five weeks, and a teammate didn't need to watch video tape to know what he'd just seen. "He's been working hard at home," defensive end Brett Keisel said. "He wants to be great this year. So, hopefully, he will (be)." Even if considerable repair work needs to be done, on the field and off it. The two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback didn't talk to reporters after practicing Tuesday in Pittsburgh for the first time since drawing a six-game suspension April 21 for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.
April 8, 2010
The Early Show Ben Stein. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Suze Orman; Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden; Malaak Compton-Rock; OneRepublic. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Arianna Huffington. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Bruno Tonioli; Steve Carell; latest "Dancing With the Stars" castoffs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Edie Falco; authors Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Martha Stewart Show Andie MacDowell.