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Rapper/actor Ice-T and his model wife Coco, who star on VH1’s “Ice Loves Coco,” are among my favorite reality TV couples (Jenny McCarthy and Donny Wahlberg are another), so I’m tentatively psyched about their new talk show. READ MORE »


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Ellen DeGeneres, the ruler of daytime talk shows, has allegedly come out against Kris Jenner and her desperate attempts to continue her Kardashian brand via a talk show, which many people aren’t entirely crazy about. The National Enquirer has made a claim that Ellen is outraged over Kris’s explosion onto the scene, and the fact… READ MORE »


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Sometimes I long for the days where I could stay home from school, snuggle up in a blanket and watch trashy daytime talk shows. Most of these shows are just vehicles for the media to exploit rather strange people, reduce them to cultural stereotypes or make them look dumb. Now, obviously these people want to… READ MORE »


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Talk shows in the ’80s and early ’90s were obsessed with sussing out the latest subculture and parading it on display for the entire world to gawk at. Whether goth, punk, club kid or something in between, shows like Phil Donahue, Maury Povitch and Ricki Lake steadily trotted out what they considered “freaks.” Take this… READ MORE »


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Justin Bieber’s talk show swagger definitely gets on my nerves, but during his appearance on David Letterman last night, it was the host who made me cringe. Letterman spent the interview mocking Bieber about his new tattoo, then grabbed the fresh ink while Bieber screamed out in pain (totally not OK, Letterman). Bieber finished out… READ MORE »


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And now for the best news I’ve heard all day! Ricki Lake has announced that after a nine year absence from the boob tube — during which she birthed some babies at home without drugs, got divorced, and appeared on “Dancing With the Stars” — her talk show will be returning to television next fall. READ MORE »


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Oprah has been gone for three weeks now, and there is a serious void in the daytime television universe. Who will step forward to give us life advice and book recommendations, and just generally take on the mission of keeping us sane? Perhaps … Bethenny Frankel? According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bethenny is filming a… READ MORE »


Celebs

Jennifer Aniston has been hitting the talk show circuit hardcore to promote her new movie, “Just Go With It.” Last night, she sat down with Chelsea Handler on “Chelsea Lately”—and brought along her dog, Norman, a 15-year-old Corgi and terrier mix. Only JenAn would put her dog in a collared shirt and argyle… READ MORE »


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We were shocked and awed to learn that comedienne Fran Drescher will be launching her own hour-long talk show on Fox after Thanksgiving. It’s not that Fran’s not funny (I mean, what’s not to love about “The Nanny”?) — and her story of beating uterine cancer is inspiring. But, really, who wants to listen to… READ MORE »


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We’re a year away from Oprah’s final talk show. But do not fear—the Big O is creating her own network. Oprah is currently on the hunt for a fresh face to host a show, and since she loves her fans—especially giving them things—she is bestowing on her adoring public the honor of selecting their favorite… READ MORE »


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Kate Gosselin came onto the television scene with her husband Jon when “Jon and Kate Plus 8″ began airing in 2008. Now, after a stint on “The View,” she’s ready to join a new panel talk show, aimed at working moms. “I’ve been given the gift of gab, so why not use it?” Gosselin told… READ MORE »