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Katie Couric Once Went Out With Bob Saget, Jeff Probst

| May 30, 2013 - 10:57 am

So that’s her type.

Katie Couric, America’s favorite bubbly talk-show host, admitted to Howard Stern on Wednesday that she was once courted by TV’s Bob Saget and Jeff Probst.

Naturally, each date never made it to a second — but that was still plenty time for Couric to make some key… More »

10 New Year’s Resolutions for TV Networks

Gary Susman | January 2, 2013 - 11:00 am

Admit it: As loyal a TV fan as you are, there were moments in 2012 where you felt like flinging a brick at your flatscreen in frustration. Favorite shows and actors went off the air or ended their seasons too soon, and networks tried to sell you shows and stars and movies you’d rather not… More »

Daytime Talk Show Winners and Losers of 2012 (PHOTOS)

Gary Susman | December 12, 2012 - 9:20 pm

Après moi, le déluge,” said King Louis XV of France, predicting the anarchy of the French Revolution that followed not long after his demise.

Oprah Winfrey could have said the same thing. The end of her 25-year-old talk show last year left a power vacuum in daytime talk that many competitors scrambled toMore »

Katie Couric, Steve Harvey, Ricki Lake and Jeff Probst: The Search for the Next Oprah (INSIDE STORY)

Gary Susman | September 19, 2012 - 8:00 am

Two lessons of the daytime TV arena, now that undisputed all-time champ Oprah Winfrey has retired her jersey after 25 years: First, it takes a rare talent to attract and maintain the loyalty of daytime audiences as she did. Second, the stakes are enormous, so a lot of people want to try.

That… More »

VIDEO: Celebs Swear Off the Emmys

Betsy Waldman | September 22, 2009 - 10:30 am

Ever wonder what your favorite celebrities say when it’s time to let the expletives fly?
Of course; who hasn’t?
Celebuzz cornered Michael Emerson, Rob Lowe, Kathy Griffin, Jeff Probst, Carrie Preston, Andy Samberg, Kevin Nealon and others at this year’s Emmys and asked them: What’s your favorite curse word?
Check out the… More »

VIDEO: Jeff Probst Says Survivor Contestants Are “A Pain in the Ass”

Regan Stephens | September 22, 2009 - 8:45 am

Are you ready to get real?
We hope so, because Celebuzz cornered reality TV’s hottest personalities on the red carpet at this year’s Emmy Awards.
Getting particularly real for us was Survivor host (and Emmy winner) Jeff Probst, who told us about the most outrageous thing he’s had his contestants do (hint: it… More »

Heidi Klum Wants to Get Twisted

Betsy Waldman | September 18, 2008 - 2:39 pm

Former supermodel and Project Runway host Heidi Klum is solidifying her reputation as a free-and-easy spirit. Klum spoke to CNN about her upcoming hosting gig for this year’s Emmy awards with fellow reality-TV biggies Howie Mandel, Tom Bergeron, Jeff Probst and Ryan Seacrest. According to Heidi, the most challenging—and satisfying—aspect will be the X factor… More »

Explore the World of TV Hosting

Celebuzz | August 4, 2008 - 7:20 am

With the 2008 Emmy Awards approaching in mere weeks, producers made the surprise decision to have all five Reality TV Host nominees share hosting duties throughout the night.  When television hosting first began, only minor celebrities took on the role. The job has become much more desired in recent years, and has given many celebrities… More »

Reality TV Hosts Have to Work Emmy Night

Celebuzz | July 28, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Heidi Klum from Project Runway, Tom Bergeron from Dancing with the Stars, Ryan Seacrest from American Idol, Howie Mandel from Deal or No Deal and Jeff Probst from Survivor—the five contestants for the newest Emmy category—will be sharing hosting duties for the Emmy awards show on September 21.
According to executive producer for the… More »