Star Jones Takes Over ‘Today’

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By Brian 

Larry King spent an hour with Star Jones last night, in her first TV interview since leaving The View. CNN is rerunning the hour-long program at 11am today. (“Figure out that counterprogramming if you will,” Daryn Kagan said.)

starjune30.jpgBut I’m hearing more buzz about Al Roker‘s chat with Star this morning. “When was the last time you saw the Today show come back to the same guest after multiple commercial breaks?,” an e-mailer asks: “The interview went on for almost 20 minutes. Hillary Clinton’s famous ‘vast right wing conspiracy’ interview with Matt Lauer didn’t last that long.”

A second e-mailer adds:” Bet they wouldn’t devote that much to the researchers who finds a cancer cure.” And NewsBusters says there was a hint of a personal relationship between Al and Star…

> Update: 10:31am: “Today producers — always suckers for synergy — followed up that segment with an expert on female relationships and backstabbing,” FishBowlNY says…