After replacing Larry King last January, it took only 11 days for Piers Morgan’s vision of his show to collide with reality. He was on a plane to Los Angeles with producer Jonathan Wald and as soon as they landed, both cell phones were buzzing with news of political upheaval in Egypt.
When TV personalities feud, everybody wins — especially viewers and journalists on the TV beat who can’t get enough of it. Here are our favorite feuds from 2011:
Piers Morgan is set to testify this week about his tabloid newspaper past in an inquiry in Britain about ethics lapses at the defunct News of the World newspaper.
Remember when Piers Morgan was hyping up his new CNN talk show on Twitter and wherever else people could hear him, self-proclaiming that the interviews he was doing would be fascinating and that he’s one of the best interviewers that was ever created? Well, all of that may be true, but not a lot of […]
Fox’s voice is America’s choice. No, we’re not talking about singers on “Glee,” “The X Factor” or “American Idol.” We’re talking about the other Fox – Fox News Channel – which once again is the overwhelming favorite source of news and commentary for cable news viewers. How overwhelming? Well, according to Nielsen data covering the […]
There was sad news on “Celebrity Rehab” and comic joy on the late-night shows over a newcomer on the campaign trail, but the top spot on this week’s Top Five has to go to Piers Morgan. 1) A watershed moment for “Piers Morgan Tonight”: Opinions might vary on this, but we happen to think Christine […]
By Jake Weinraub LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Former Delaware U.S. Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell stormed off the set of “Piers Morgan Tonight” Wednesday, apparently objecting to the CNN host’s questions about gay marriage. “I’m not being weird, you’re being a little rude,” she said to the host, right before storming off the program’s set. “Ms. […]
No other television network – or, for that matter, no other news organization, period – gets more mud flung at it than Fox News Channel. There’s so much criticism of FNC out there – from Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow, Jon Stewart and scores of other media types — that it’s easy to be lulled into […]
Firebrand legal eagle Nancy Grace became emotional when CNN’s Piers Morgan pressed her to talk about the murder of her fiancé 30 years ago that resulted in her pursuing a career as a crusading prosecutor. The HLN talk show host, who has made a crusade of her belief that infamous murder-trial defendant Casey Anthony was […]
Piers Morgan is well qualified to judge jugglers. “Nobody has more balls in the air than I do,” he says. With his nightly interview show on CNN and the new season of “America’s Got Talent” about to kick off May 31, you have to wonder where outspoken Brit will find time to make good on […]