By Chuck Barney | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 20, 2018 at 3:00 am | UPDATED: April 20, 2018 at 4:34 am TV picks for Friday, April 20 WATCH THIS: “Vice” (7:30/11 p.m., HBO): Tonight’s program features segments on the failing revolution in Libya and on blockchain technology and its ability to revolutionize how business is done on the internet and beyond. Isobel Yeung and Michael Moynihan report. “Blindspot” (8 p.m., NBC): The team faces a deadly threat on all of their lives and Roman’s allegiances are tested. “Once Upon a Time” (8 p.m., ABC): Following Nick’s death, Weaver discovers the Dark One Dagger has been taken and sets out to get it back, even if it means betraying Roni’s trust. Meanwhile, Margot takes Tilly on a date, but their time together takes an unexpected twist. In a flashback, Rumple, desperate to be reunited with Belle, pays Alice a visit. “Jane the … [Read more...] about TV tonight: ‘Meghan Markle: American Princess’ special hosted by Gayle King
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CBS News’s Gayle King pressed House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday morning over his relationship with President Trump and his decision to not pursue re-election. As the outgoing House Speaker spoke with CBS, King brought up the critics who wondered why Ryan rarely stood up to Trump over his various controversies, even when they were “personally offensive to you.” Ryan insisted that he has “very good dialogue” with the president, that he’s happy with the GOP’s political accomplishments, and that his retirement from Capitol Hill has nothing to do with any “Trump fatigue.” King continued to grill Ryan on whether Trump’s antics ever made his job more difficult, asking him “do you ever feel that you had to compromise your personal values to play along and get along?” “We obviously have our differences and we have disagreed publicly and privately, but I do believe I’ve been doing things that are in … [Read more...] about Gayle King Grills Paul Ryan on Exit: Did You ‘Compromise Your Personal Values’ For Trump?
It's rare to see Oprah Winfrey on the receiving questions side of the interview, and even rarer to see her having to defend herself or professional ambitions. Her Monday appearance on CBS This Morning, then, was already newsworthy before she even said a word. Winfrey spent several segments on the newly revamped morning news show, joining best friend Gayle King and King's co-anchors, Charlie Rose and Erica Hill, in a discussion that centered on her struggling OWN cable network. Launched last year, the network has struggled in the ratings, recently ended Rosie O'Donnell's talk show and fired 30 employees. She was frank about the difficulties, saying, "Had I known it was this difficult, I would have done something else." She also admitted that the network launched before they were ready, and that she has some major fixes to make. "Our strategy is to do what we should have done at the beginning, and that is to build one show, one hour at a time, and then move on to the next night," … [Read more...] about Oprah Winfrey Appears on ‘CBS This Morning,’ Talks OWN Difficulties With Gayle King, Charlie Rose (Video)
Amid churning speculation about whether or not Oprah Winfrey will throw her name into the running for the 2020 presidential campaign, the mogul's closest friend, Gayle King, has weighed into the conversation. Speaking on her show, CBS This Morning, on Tuesday, the cohost said while Winfrey's official position hasn't changed, she isn't ruling it out jsut yet."I absolutely don't think that her position has changed," said King when pressed about the developing news story, which was sparked by Winfrey's rousing Golden Globes speech on Sunday. "I was up talking to her very late last night. I do think this though, guys: I do think she's intrigued by the idea, I do think that. I also know that after years of watching the Oprah show, you always have the right to change your mind."King went on to say that she doesn't think Winfrey is "actually considering" it at this point, but that "there are people who said they want to be her campaign manager, who want to quit their jobs and campaign for … [Read more...] about Gayle King: Oprah “Intrigued By the Idea” of Running for President
On Tuesday, Gayle King addressed on CBS This Morning the current discussions about whether her best friend, Oprah Winfrey, will run for president someday.Ever since Winfrey’s electrifying speech at the Golden Globes, a lot of people have said that she could be a real threat to Donald Trump if she decided to run for president in 2020. King said that Winfrey is “intrigued” by the idea, though she insisted that her friend did not intend for her speech to be a launchpad for presidential ambitions.Winfrey has told reporters in the past that she’s never seriously considered running for president before. King acknowledged that the media mogul “loves this country and would like to be of service in some way,” but is still not entirely convinced Winfrey will go for it.“I absolutely don’t think her position has changed,” King said. “I do think she’s intrigued by the idea. I also know that after years of watching the … [Read more...] about Gayle King on Calls for Oprah to Run for President: ‘She’s Intrigued By the Idea…’