Bill O’Reilly: ‘I hope Colbert will consider me for the Ed McMahon spot’

04.10.14 4 years ago

Bill O”Reilly: “I hope Colbert will consider me for the Ed McMahon spot”
That was Colbert”s “Papa Bear”s” reaction to “The Late Show” news, at least before “The O”Reilly Factor” comes on later today.

Stephen Colbert”s agent called CBS” Les Moonves to express interest
Moonves says the effort to find Colbert”s replacement went at a breakneck pace immediately after Letterman”s announcement. Colbert, Moonves said, had one request: “He said, ‘I want to be sure Dave is on board.”” PLUS: CBS will own “The Late Show” – not Letterman”s Worldwide Pants, and Neil Patrick Harris is “thrilled” with the Colbert pick.

Report: CBS execs are frustrated with Craig Ferguson”s “Late Late Show”
Les Moonves would only say “”we”re having conversations” and “there is nothing to report now,” but Deadline reports that CBS hasn”t been happy with Ferguson”s ratings.

CNN boss: Interview shows like “Larry King Live” are no longer viable
“We believe that genre is no longer viable,” says Jeff Zucker. “There are just too many outlets with not enough big gets for a pure talk show to thrive any longer.”

Here”s video proof that all Shonda Rhimes characters sound the same
Introducing the “Shonda Staccato.”

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