Piers Morgan Officially Replaces Larry King

September 9th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
morgan-king-replacementSep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘America’s Got Talent’ judge Piers Morgan is all set to replace the ‘Larry King Live’ slot with a yet-to-be named show. Though the news was circulating the web for a long time now, the news was confirmed on September 9. Piers Morgan has revealed that taking over the role of Larry King is similar to replacing Frank Sinatra in his Las Vegas show. He also added that he was thrilled to get the opportunity. In an interview after the news broke, Piers Morgan said that he had followed Larry King for over the years interviewing the most interesting people.

Larry King has announced this season that he will be stepping down from the show which he has been hosting since 1985. Larry King Live, over the years become one of the most famous talk shows in the world which gave an in-depth look into the news and the newsmakers. Known for his straight forward questions and precise choice of words, Larry King has been a benchmark for all other news related talk shows all over the world. Piers Morgan explained that he felt honored to have the chance of working alongside the likes of Larry King and Anderson Cooper and to continue the journalistic excellence and legacy left by them.

Piers Morgan is a well known face on TV in UK. Apart from his stint as the judge of “America’s Got Talent’, Piers Morgan also hosted his own show in the UK called ‘Piers Morgan Life Stories’. CNN Network has revealed that the show hosted by Piers Morgan will be broadcast in 200 countries and will air live at 9pm in America.

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