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After CNN Cancels Morgan, Larry King Says: I Could Come Back
Daily Beast ^ | 02/24/2014 | Lloyd Grove

Posted on 02/24/2014 12:08:10 PM PST by Responsibility2nd

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King, 81, who hosts Larry King Now, a daily half-hour Web program for Ora TV—in which he has an equity stake—indicated he’d be willing to return to his previous perch at CNN, Jay Leno-like, if Zucker was interested. “If he talked to the people at Ora TV and they could work it out, I would do it,” he said. (The Suspendered One's program is also carried on Hulu and the Putin government-backed Russia Today television network.)

For Zucker, Morgan’s departure represents both an opportunity and a failure, and perhaps a huge relief after years of anemic ratings. For Klein, now an independent producer, it’s a not entirely unexpected disappointment. “I think he felt like he made a mistake,” Larry King recalled.

Klein, who was fired from CNN in the fall of 2010, shortly after announcing that Morgan would take over the all-important 9 p.m. slot, dismissed King’s stab at mind-reading. Instead, he argued in an interview that hiring Morgan—a former Fleet Street editor who’d become a fixture on British television and gained notoriety among U.S. viewers as a contestant on NBC’s The Apprentice and a judge on that same network’s America’s Got Talent—made eminent good sense to people in CNN’s executive suite.

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As laughable as this is; CNN could do worse. A lot worse.

From Drudge...



CNN Eying Anderson Cooper-Kathy Griffin Series?
 

1 posted on 02/24/2014 12:08:10 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

ugh


2 posted on 02/24/2014 12:08:57 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin?

I was wondering what more could CNN do to drag down its ratings... this just might do it.


3 posted on 02/24/2014 12:09:21 PM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I disagree.

Kathy Griffin is vile beyond description.


4 posted on 02/24/2014 12:09:37 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Zucker is a big Katie Couric patron.


5 posted on 02/24/2014 12:10:40 PM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Larry King and Dan Rather.....

Now that’s the ticket


6 posted on 02/24/2014 12:10:43 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Responsibility2nd
My apologies. I should think before I post.

I just realized that you meant Cooper-Griffin would be worse than Larry King - and I 100% agree with that.

7 posted on 02/24/2014 12:11:23 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Responsibility2nd

I agree with King’s first idea, just run Square Bob Sponge Pants in that timeslot.


8 posted on 02/24/2014 12:13:01 PM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Don’t really care. I never watch CNN. If the Republicans were kicking butt in an election, for enjoyment I would watch MSNBC.


9 posted on 02/24/2014 12:13:04 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

No Larry. Hell no. F’n NO.
Your time is UP.


10 posted on 02/24/2014 12:13:08 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Are Larry’s suspenders now an integral part of his skeletal structure?

In the last few photos I’ve seen of him, he looks as if he might fly apart or otherwise disassemble if they were loosened or, God forbid, removed.


12 posted on 02/24/2014 12:14:30 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Responsibility2nd
(The Suspendered One's program is also carried on Hulu and the Putin government-backed Russia Today television network.)

Only if Putin says it's okay, comrade.....................

13 posted on 02/24/2014 12:15:14 PM PST by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Oh puhleeze. Larry King is the worst interviewer in history.


14 posted on 02/24/2014 12:15:36 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: WayneS

They will probably be donated to the Smithsonian........................


15 posted on 02/24/2014 12:16:26 PM PST by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Lady and the tramp hour. Griffin is no lady....


16 posted on 02/24/2014 12:16:27 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

I agree.


17 posted on 02/24/2014 12:16:52 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: RIghtwardHo

That is, I agree that he is the worst interviewer in history.

If being forced to watch one or the other, though, I’d still rather be subjected to his bad interviews than have to listen to Griffin & Cooper.


18 posted on 02/24/2014 12:20:22 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Larry is aging fast. I don’t think he can make it for the full owah.


19 posted on 02/24/2014 12:20:49 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: tet68

Click the keyword larryking.

I believe the man is senile. See the recent threads where he claimed the media is not biased and another one where he says he’s never heard of Juanita Broaddrick and didn’t know that Bill Clinton was accused of rape.

One of his many MANY ex-wives must have given him syphilis. Because his brain shows all the symptons of advanced and untreated syphilis.


20 posted on 02/24/2014 12:21:55 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Norm McDonald as Larry King on SNL many years ago...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-wOW-EHmKQ


21 posted on 02/24/2014 12:22:44 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Responsibility2nd

Wow, a tea-bagger and a two bagger.


22 posted on 02/24/2014 12:23:35 PM PST by VR-21 (Next Stop, Willoughby.)
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To: RIghtwardHo
The problem with Larry is he thinks he's a real journalist. He's ok when he's slobbering over some famous Hollywood type, but when it comes to discussing serious issues with important/knowledgeable people, he's a joke. I always have the feeling he knows nothing about the subject matter.

Unfortunately, a good many “journalists” are just like Larry. News and interviews just aren't what the used to be.

23 posted on 02/24/2014 12:24:32 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Responsibility2nd

After hosting on RT, the pro-Putin cable news outlet, I think Al Jazeera would be a more appropriate venue for Larry.


24 posted on 02/24/2014 12:26:35 PM PST by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Yeah, bring Larry back!

"Boise, ID, you're on with Anita Dunn, what's your question?"

25 posted on 02/24/2014 12:26:58 PM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
"Toledo! Watcha kweshchun foah the incredible...

MISS!

LIZA!

MINELLIE!?!?!?!"

26 posted on 02/24/2014 12:27:36 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Broi)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The Michelle Malkin Show would make a dent in the ratings.


27 posted on 02/24/2014 12:27:46 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: WayneS

Jay Leno needs a new gig.


28 posted on 02/24/2014 12:29:12 PM PST by Catsrus (A)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I say give Paula Deen that time slot to whip up a batch of controversy with her blueberry waffles. Paula’s first cooking guests? On Tuesday, Sarah Palin’s Roasted Rabbit Stew, One Thursday, George Zimmerman talks about his new cookbook “El Bonito Burrito”.Next Monday; Ann Romney makes and bakes her Brownies with seven of the Grandchildren. Ratings Gold!! Such a show would be self advertising.


29 posted on 02/24/2014 12:29:32 PM PST by lee martell
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To: Responsibility2nd

Cool!
I miss ‘Tales from the Crypt’.


30 posted on 02/24/2014 12:30:20 PM PST by Carl LaFong (The. Media. Is.The. Enemy.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Fruit, meet fly.


31 posted on 02/24/2014 12:34:08 PM PST by Hugin
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To: Responsibility2nd
Larry King and CNN

Two liberal fossils.

32 posted on 02/24/2014 12:37:30 PM PST by erod
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To: Responsibility2nd

Gee, wonder why these hosts don’t bring in the ratings like FOX?

Pray America Wakes Up


33 posted on 02/24/2014 12:39:34 PM PST by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 coming soon)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I think CNN will go with some sort of light entertainment talk show. The host will be a comedian and it will discuss actors, Hollywood, and the like.

I don’t think they will replace Morgan with anyone controversial.


34 posted on 02/24/2014 12:41:22 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Personally, I wish Fox was like “Red Eye” 24/7. I don’t really care to watch the news anymore. Hannity and Oreilly, et al really bore me.
They can go serious news if there is some breaking story.


35 posted on 02/24/2014 12:44:39 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Responsibility2nd

So the Crypt Keeper wants his show back. 104 year-old larry king returns! Didn’t he just marry a 12 year-old?


36 posted on 02/24/2014 12:45:03 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Larry King?
Hasn't his embalming fluid passed the expiration date?
37 posted on 02/24/2014 12:58:02 PM PST by AU72
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To: Responsibility2nd

the only way Larry King could come back is after the Resurrection


38 posted on 02/24/2014 12:58:55 PM PST by faithhopecharity (" uri)
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To: John W
Zucker is a big Katie Couric patron.

That's what came to my mind, too.

39 posted on 02/24/2014 1:11:51 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: attiladhun2
After hosting on RT, the pro-Putin cable news outlet

Is he on before or after the hot babe who's a 9-11 troofer?


40 posted on 02/24/2014 1:15:36 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Hey Ross, what do you think about my comeback?

Do you think the dead can get a slot on cable tv?


41 posted on 02/24/2014 1:17:16 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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42 posted on 02/24/2014 1:18:59 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Beagle8U
just run Square Bob Sponge Pants in that timeslot.

I thought Larry King WAS Square Bob Sponge Pants!

-PJ

43 posted on 02/24/2014 1:20:40 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

I guess Larry’s late night pill selling gig not goin so well!


44 posted on 02/24/2014 1:24:08 PM PST by DocJhn
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To: DocJhn

Larry isn’t doing his thang for Netflix or Hulu or whatever?


45 posted on 02/24/2014 1:25:00 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Bring back Space Ghost


46 posted on 02/24/2014 1:30:12 PM PST by kidd
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To: VR-21

+10


47 posted on 02/24/2014 1:40:20 PM PST by Ready4Freddy
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To: Responsibility2nd

Does anyone else see Kathy Griffin’s face morph into a demon like in the movie “Devil’s Advocate”

I swear you can see the evil coming through the camera at you


48 posted on 02/24/2014 1:51:00 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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49 posted on 02/24/2014 2:05:15 PM PST by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: GeronL

” I Could Come Back {from the dead.}”


50 posted on 02/24/2014 2:05:24 PM PST by billhilly
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