by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
June 19, 2007
1210-AM host Michael Smerconish enjoyed his guest appearance discussing his
book “Muzzled” on “The View” Thursday on ABC.
treated me well. It was a far
friendlier crowd than when I was on (“Real Time with) Bill Maher,” he
joined remaining co-hosts Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck on
the couch to discuss his book “Muzzled.”
Smerconish said there was no mention of former co-host Rosie
O’Donnell, who quit the show a couple of weeks ago.
morning host did not miss his 5:30 – 9:00 a.m. shift on WPHT because “The
View” was pre-taped Monday afternoon, due to Barbara Walters being in
California on Thursday to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
www.amazon.com paperback ranking jumped
from 57,301 to 91 after his appearance on “The View.”
will sub for Tucker Carlson tomorrow (Wednesday), Thursday, and Friday on
MSNBC at 4 p.m.
the way, despite all the hype about Rosie O’Donnell, “The View” did not
win the categories of best talk show or best talk show host at the “Daytime
Emmys” Friday night. It lost
both awards to Ellen DeGeneres. Can
somebody explain Ellen’s appeal? Now-retired
Bob Barker won his 19th Emmy for “Best Game Show Host” for
“The Price is Right.” “The
Young and the Restless” and “Guiding Light” tied for best daytime drama.
*Trivia – Name all of the full-time hosts of “The View” since it debuted in 1997. The answer appears at the bottom of the column.
“Designing Women” star Delta Burke appears on “It’s Your Call with
Lynn Doyle” tomorrow (Wednesday) at 9 p.m. on CN8.
Bucks county native Susan Buehler is the new president of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Buehler, a reporter for Fox29 from 1993-2001, currently serves as vice president of Bellevue Communications Group in Philadelphia. She is a graduate of William Tennent High in Warminster and Syracuse University.
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So far, I’ve blogged about Kathy Griffin, “Charm School,” and
that crazy “Sopranos” finale.