Thursday, October 17, 2019

LARRY KING TO MAKE EARLY RETURN

May 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Larry King is clearly frustrated over being relegated to the sidelines while the presidential campaigns heat up. On Thursday he said that he plans to resume his nightly talk show this summer instead of next fall and to attend the Democratic and Republican national conventions. The show will be carried by Ora.TV, the digital channel […]

KATIE COURIC RETURNING TO MORNING TV — ONE WEEK ONLY

March 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For the first time since she stepped down from NBC’s Today show six years ago, Katie Couric will return to doing what she had done from 1991 to 2006, co-hosting a morning network talk show. But this time the show that she’ll co-host will be the one that she competed against for 15 years, ABC’s […]

REPORTS: CBS HALTS TALKS WITH COURIC

May 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS has halted discussions with Katie Couric over hosting a possible syndicated talk show when she steps down as anchor of the CBS Evening News next month, published reports said today (Thursday). “The negotiations just went on way too long,” a person familiar with the situation told the Hollywood Reporter. “The deal just kept getting […]

SYNDICATORS COURTING COURIC

December 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Several TV syndicators have had meetings with Katie Couric to pitch her on hosting a daytime talk show if CBS does not renew her $15-million-a-year contract next year to anchor the CBS Evening News, Broadcasting & Cable reported today (Thursday), citing several unnamed sources. “She could get in there and command a lot of money,” […]

PHOENIX MAYOR BLAMES BROADCASTERS FOR IMMIGRATION LAW

May 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The mayor of Phoenix, Arizona’s largest city, said on Monday that passage of the state’s controversial new immigration law came about largely because broadcasters in the state were allowed to air only one side of the debate surrounding it. Mayor Phil Gordon told a meeting of the Center for American Progress that the decision to […]