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Posted Monday 6/18/18 at 8:27PM EDT
Piers Morgan: We paid Meghan Markle's dad for his first TV interview
Thomas Markle appeared live via satellite on the Morgan co-hosted Good Morning Britain this morning. But Morgan insists the payment for the interview was no big deal. "Well, it was a small amount of money, a few thousand pounds," says the former CNN host. "He was offered stratospherically lots more money by different media organizations. He could've made a lot more money doing what he wanted to do."
Posted Monday 4/09/18 at 6:11PM EDT
Oxygen greenlights 10 new true-crime series, including Serial Killer with Piers Morgan
Former CNN host and America's Got Talent judge Morgan will return to American TV by visiting with and interviewing three of America's most depraved serial killers. Also coming to Oxygen are Buried in the Backyard, A Wedding and a Murder and Cult of Killers.
Posted Wednesday 3/28/18 at 6:02PM EDT
Roseanne premiere did especially well in flyover states
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The ABC revival did well nearly everywhere, but its best ratings performance happened in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Roseanne also over-performed in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Detroit and Oklahoma City. As The Hollywood Reporter notes, Roseanne didn't get great ratings in all red states. Its worst numbers came from North Carolina. Its second-worst ratings came from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Posted Monday 2/19/18 at 11:12PM EST
Piers Morgan slams John Oliver as a "shameless old fraud"
“Watching John Oliver repeatedly say ‘we’ & ‘us’ when discussing America is comical," the British former CNN host tweeted. "Mate, you were born in the Midlands to a pair of Liverpudlian parents & speak in a thick Brummie accent...You’re about as American as cricket & mushy peas, you shameless old fraud!” ALSO: Oliver returns to Last Week Tonight, praises Florida students for their gun control efforts.
Posted Tuesday 2/13/18 at 1:51PM EST
Piers Morgan: Omarosa suggested we have sex and start "showmance" on Celebrity Apprentice
Source: The Daily Mail
"I’ve met a lot of vile human beings in my life, from dictators and terrorists to sex abusers and wicked conmen," Morgan writes in the Daily Mail. "But I’ve never met anyone quite so relentlessly loathsome as Omarosa; a vicious, duplicitous, lying, conniving, backstabbing piece of work." ALSO: Omarosa was reportedly fired for misusing the White House car service.
Posted Tuesday 1/30/18 at 4:45PM EST
Piers Morgan responds after Trevor Noah characterizes him as an “unf*ckable Colin Firth”: “You're not as funny as Jon Stewart”
The British presenter tweeted at The Daily Show host: “Hi @Trevornoah - I agree I'm 'not as f***able as Colin Firth'. But you're not as funny as Jon Stewart. So we're kinda even.”
Posted Thursday 1/25/18 at 10:20AM EST
First Celebrity Apprentice winner Piers Morgan lands an interview with President Trump
This spring marks the 10th anniversary of Morgan's victory on the first Celebrity Apprentice, which aired in early 2008. And Morgan will reunite with his friend Trump in Davos, Switzerland for a special called President Trump: The Piers Morgan Interview, airing Sunday on ITV. Morgan, who went from America’s Got Talent to hosting a CNN show, now works on ITV’s Good Morning Britain. “I’m Piers Morgan and I’m here in Davos, Switzerland - not to do some skiing but to do some grilling of President Donald Trump,” Morgan said in an Instagram video promoting the special. He added: “My world exclusive interview with the man that everybody wants to talk to. No fake news here, I’m getting to the truth.”
Posted Tuesday 10/03/17 at 11:32PM EDT
Kim Cattrall calls out Sarah Jessica Parker in her handling of Sex and the City 3 situation
Cattrall, in an interview with Piers Morgan, insists she made an “empowered decision” to turn down the film, and that she has moved on. But Cattrall was particularly incensed with the handling of the media reaction. “This is really where I take to task the people from Sex and the City and specifically Sarah Jessica Parker in that I think she could have been nicer,” she says. “I really think she could have been nicer. I don’t know what her issue is, I never have.”