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Larry King set to guest host ESPN2's 'Olbermann'

Larry King will serve as temporary host of Keith Olbermann’s ESPN2 show Olbermann.

King will appear on Oct. 1 to 3. Olbermann will be absent from the show starting Sept. 30 in order to host TBS’ MLB post-season show, according to the network’s press release.

“I am a great admirer of Keith Olbermann who I think is the quintessential sports host,” said King in the press release.  “Sports have always been my avocation – they’re part of my being.  Having the chance to come back to my hometown of New York and host Keith’s show for several days is a terrific joy for me and a return to my first love.”

King will also appear as a guest on tonight’s episode of Olbermann.

Olbermann will return on Oct. 21.

Larry King on his dream guest, Twitter, and the 100th episode of 'Larry King Now' -- EXCLUSIVE

Larry King hosted one one of the country’s first radio talk shows. Then he popularized the cable news interview show with Larry King Live on CNN. And now he’s taken on the Internet. Turning 80 this year, he may be a surprising choice for the title of pioneer, but in the first year of his show Larry King Now on, which launched last July and is backed by billionaire Carlos Slim, he’s still talking to everyone from Nick Cannon to Bill Maher.

“It’s different than life was at CNN,” King tells EW of the online-only network. “But I’m still asking questions.” READ FULL STORY

Larry King launches new talk show -- VIDEO

Larry King is back for a nightly chatfest!

But the technology-loving icon isn’t returning to cable news. Instead, he’s taking the talk show to a new medium. Produced by Ora.TV, a new on-demand digital television network, and streamed on Hulu, the 30-minute Larry King Now will air new episodes Monday through Thursday. “I have always been driven to innovate, from my time on radio, to the first call-in show on national television, to being an early adopter of online columns and Twitter,” King said in a press release. “I am thrilled about our partnership with Hulu — I love being able to interact directly with audiences, and digital TV allows me to do this in new and powerful ways.” READ FULL STORY


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