The Ticker: Vega’s Story, Rosie’s Return, Sherman’s Book

By Chris Ariens Comment

  • ABC’s Cecilia Vega, reporting on the overdose death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, told her own personal story about her father Raul. “He was a heroin addict before I was born. He was a heroin addict when I was a child. And ultimately, it got the best of him.”

  • Rosie O’Donnell returns to “The View,” tomorrow. The episode, which has already been taped, includes a declaration even Rosie thought she would never make, teases ABC. Rosie left “The View” in 2007.

  • Gabriel Sherman’s Roger Ailes bio “The Loudest Voice in the Room” has sold 6,374 copies, according to Nielsen BookScan. The book debuted at #9 on the NYT Best-Sellers list on Feb. 2, dropped to #12 on Feb. 9 and is off the Feb. 16 list.