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Tuesday
Jul172012

"Larry King Now" Debuts on Hulu

Eugene Gologursky/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- If you thought you saw the last of Larry King when he ended his CNN interview show in 2010, you’d be wrong.  The 78-year-old King made his Internet debut on Hulu early Tuesday morning with his new 30-minute interview program, Larry King Live.

The premiere installment features an interview with Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. Chats with Matthew McConaughey and Meghan McCain, the daughter of Senator John McCain, will stream later this week.  Hulu says new installments will come online Monday through Thursday.

Larry King Now is also being streamed on Ora TV, an Internet TV network.

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Tuesday
Dec062011

Larry King: Freeze Me When I Die

Jordan Strauss/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Larry King wants to be frozen when he dies, reports People.

The former talk show host makes the revelation Sunday on CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings.

The special features guests, including Tyra Banks, Russell Brand, Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane and Conan O’Brien sitting around Larry King's dining room table.

The 78-year-old King tells his guests, "I want to be frozen on the hope that they'll find whatever I died of and bring me back."

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Wednesday
Aug242011

Larry King Wants to Make a Deal with John Gotti Jr.

Jordan Strauss/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Larry King met with John Gotti Jr. this week to discuss a TV special tied to the upcoming film Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father, the New York Post reports.

The newspaper says King is hoping to interview Junior and the cast, which includes John Travolta, Ben Foster, Lindsay Lohan, and Al Pacino.

A spokesman for the movie, which is due out next year, says that despite rumors, King does not have a cameo in the film.

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Monday
Mar142011

Report: Larry King Joining Jon Stewart’s 'The Daily Show'

Jordan Strauss/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Larry King didn’t stay retired from TV very long.

The 77-year-old King, who stepped down from his long-running CNN chat show last December, is reportedly in talks to join Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show on Comedy Central.

The New York Post quotes a source as saying, "A single conversation has happened.  It's still extremely preliminary."

The source goes on to say that King will be on The Daily Show "every now and again, like Lewis Black," adding, "He's not joining as a correspondent but a contributor."

When asked to comment on the report, a Comedy Central rep would only say, "We love Larry."

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Wednesday
Feb232011

Larry King Hitting the Road with One-Man Show

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Larry King is staying active in retirement. The 77-year-old, who left CNN in December after 25 years as host of Larry King Live, will tour the country with a one-man show that takes a look back at his life and career, according to The New York Times. King will also answer questions from the audience.

Larry King: Standing Up will launch April 14 in Torrington, Connecticut and will conclude June 11 in Las Vegas.

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Thursday
Dec162010

Larry King Closes Curtain on 'Larry King Live'

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- Thursday night, on the final episode of Larry King Live, veteran newsman Larry King, 77, welcomed a slew of guests, including Bill Maher, Ryan Seacrest, Donald Trump, Regis Philbin, Dr. Phil McGraw, Suze Orman and Tony Bennett.

Ryan Seacrest gave King his first two surprises of the night by introducing California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who proclaimed Thursday "Larry King Day," followed by President Barack Obama, who congratulated King on opening America's eyes beyond their living rooms.

Comedian Fred Armisen dressed as King to "grill" the host, and was followed by news anchors Barbara Walters, Katie Couric, Brian Williams and Diane Sawyer, who presented King with goodbye suspenders.

Former President Bill Clinton -- who has been a guest on Larry King Live 28 times -- appeared live from Little Rock, Ark. to wish King a fond farewell.

King noted that although he was leaving his nightly CNN show, he would continue to do specials for CNN and other projects on radio and television.

"You're not going to see me go away," said a teary-eyed King during his final address. "Instead of goodbye, how about so long."

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Wednesday
Nov172010

Mel Gibson's Ex Says She Feared for Her Life

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- Oksana Grigorieva told CNN's Larry King in an interview that aired Wednesday evening that she recorded her ex-boyfriend, Mel Gibson, berating her -- not to extort the actor, but because she feared for her life.

"I started taping it around 11 o'clock because I thought, 'I'm actually not going to live through the night," she said on Larry King Live. "I wanted my mother to be able to prove that if I'm dead that this is who did it."

She told King that Gibson called her 30 to 40 times in one night, and that she recorded about eight of those calls.

The interview originally was to be broadcast next Monday which, reported TMZ.com, "not-so-coincidentally happens to be the same day Grigorieva was supposed to be grilled on the stand in her custody case with Mel Gibson."

Grigorieva, 40, and Gibson have a daughter, Lucia, born a little more than a year ago.

Grigorieva has alleged, according to RadarOnline.com, that last January, at his mansion in Malibu, Gibson "punched out two of her front teeth, leaving her bloodied, bruised and with a concussion."

"I forgave him in a couple of weeks' time after the first severe beating that he struck me twice with his fist," Grigorieva told Larry King. "And then he was choking me and whilst I was holding Lucia and not protecting myself."

Girgorieva told King throughout the interview that Gibson did not drink around her -- "no liquor, not once."

Grigorieva said last July that Gibson was "trivializing domestic violence." In a video interview with RadarOnline.com, she said, "It is unfair that by standing up to somebody -- and speaking out -- I am being victimized all over again."

Grigorieva now is taking another opportunity to speak out. The interview on Larry King Live is her first major television interview about her domestic violence accusations against Gibson.

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