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Wednesday
Apr242013

Cap’n Crunch to Host Own Late Night Talk Show

Quaker Oats Company(NEW YORK) -- Watch out Kimmel and Fallon, a new character is emerging on the late night circuit. Starting this spring, the Cap'n Crunch pirate will be hosting his very own YouTube talk show every other Tuesday at 11:35 p.m. ET.

Cap'n Horatio Magellan Crunch, the spokes-sea man's full name, debuted in cereal commercials in the sixties. His new show, targeted at adults, will include Crunch's sea dog side-kick as well as comedy sketches and topical banter. It will be set aboard his ship, the S.S. Guppy.

The show is being produced by the Huge digital agency with Funny or Die's commercial production division, Gifted Youth.

Crunch isn't the only old character who's resurfaced recently. Kraft introduced a hi-tech Kool-Aid man last week with a CGI generated image and Twitter handle.

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Tuesday
May222012

Will Arsenio Hall Host Talk Show Once Again?

Brad Barket/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Arsenio Hall is looking to build on the momentum of his Celebrity Apprentice win on Sunday, according to TMZ. 

Hall beat out former American Idol finalist Clay Aiken, and now, NBC and two other networks are reportedly "very interested" in signing the comic and former talk-show host to a deal. 

Hall’s first talker, The Arsenio Hall Show went off the air in 1994.

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Monday
Mar212011

Ellen DeGeneres Is America's Most-Loved Talk Show Host

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Ellen DeGeneres is not only a successful comedian and talk show host, she's also adored by social media users.  DeGeneres is America's most-loved TV talk show host, according to Amplicate, a firm that measures the opinions of social media users.

The firm says more than 1,280 positive opinions were posted about Ellen on Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites over the past three months, giving her a positive rating of 97 percent.  Jimmy Fallon was runner-up for the title of most-loved TV talk show host, with a positive rating of 93.7 percent.

Here’s Amplicate's rankings of top ten most-loved TV talk show hosts:

1. Ellen DeGeneres
2. Jimmy Fallon
3. Jon Stewart
4. Conan O'Brien
5. Tyra Banks
6. Craig Ferguson
7. Andy Cohen
8. Stephen Colbert
9. Martha Stewart
10. Diane Sawyer

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