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COURIC BEATS COMPETITION IN FIRST WEEK

September 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Katie Couric’s first week on the job as an afternoon talk-show host looked mighty impressive. She managed to beat all of her competition on each of the five days of opening week and performed better than the three other debuting talk-show stars, Steve Harvey, Jeff Probst, and Ricki Lake. She also drew bigger audiences than […]

TV REVIEWS: KATIE

September 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Katie Couric seemed to send out a message on her very first afternoon talk show: don’t expect any heavy lifting this time around. Although she once remarked that her tombstone ought to read “Perky No More,” Couric appeared to be as perky as she ever was on the Today show, no longer attempting to affect […]

SURVIVOR‘S JEFF PROBST TO HOST NEW TALK SHOW

June 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CTD, the syndication arm of CBS, which had been preparing to announce a new daytime talk show with Katie Couric until Couric jumped to ABC, has a new host for the show that Couric shunned — Jeff Probst, best known for his hosting duties for NBC’s Survivor. Probst is not unfamiliar with daytime talk-show hosting, […]