To celebrate the 100th episode of Anderson Cooper’s daytime talk show in an hour that airs Monday, a giant cup of frozen hot chocolate topped with whipped cream was wheeled onto the set after its star interviewed a svelte Janet Jackson.
Behind a backstage door, Maury Povich leafs through papers and listens to his producers brief him on that day’s paternity mysteries. He checks the pronunciation of a name or two, tries to get straight which man is claiming a childhood testicular injury. Then he’s ready.
As a former Chicago cop and, even more famously, as an on-stage security man on “Jerry Springer,” Steve Wilkos has long battled on behalf of violence victims. So it’s not too surprising that, on his own daytime talk show, he’s recently turned his attention to the topic of bullying – particularly among teens. And on […]