‘Nate Berkus’ A Low Point in Oprah’s Talk Empire?

If you thought everything Oprah Winfrey touches (or just happens to mention briefly on her show) turns to gold, then think again: For the first time, an Oprah-anointed daytime talk show is struggling in the ratings. It’s ‘The Nate Berkus Show,’ the fourth show to be launched featuring a personality first nurtured on ‘The Oprah […]

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’30 Rock’ Actor Needs Kidney Transplant

The latest TV appearance for ‘30 Rock‘ star Grizzwald (Grizz) Chapman was no laughing matter. The 6-foot-11, 378-pound actor is awaiting a kidney transplant. Chapman, who plays Tracy Morgan’s bodyguard on the NBC sitcom, appears on Tuesday’s ‘The Dr. Oz Show,’ where he reveals his illness. Chapman, 35, suffers from severe hypertension, which requires him […]

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Replace Oprah? Who’s Got the Chops?

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – Will it be Ellen DeGeneres, Dr. Phil or Dr. Oz? Maybe none of the above. The announced shutdown of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in two years creates room for a new queen (or king) of daytime television. Until that day when Winfrey’s 7 million or so daily viewers start […]

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