The Ticker: Clinton, Ranker, Staples…

By Chris Ariens 

>Former Pres. Bill Clinton talks with Larry King on Wednesday, Sept. 5. He’ll discuss his latest book and, we imagine, his wife’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

>FNC was the 7th most-watched basic cable channel last week, based on total viewers. CNN was 20th. MSNBC, 30th.

>In his first feature to air in HD, Brian Williams’ interviews soul and gospel legend, Mavis Staples from New York’s Apollo Theater. The story airs on Nightly News tonight.