by pat howard

Rosie gives up ‘the daily grind’

In Talk Shows on August 1, 2007 at 1:26 pm

A sticking point in Rosie O’Donnell’s eventual return to television (not that she’s been absent very long) is that she’s “too old and busy as a mom” to commit to a daily talk show. Her latest idea is a Carol Burnett/Ed Sullivan weekly hybrid, she tells Variety.

Before you dismiss it as her latest cockamamie idea, remember that the Mike Douglas-style chat show was a dead format until O’Donnell resusitated it in 1996.

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