Larry King calls it quits after 25 years

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Larry King is calling it quits after 25 years on the air. The 77-year-old host is leaving ‘Larry King Live’ because CNN offered a contract extension of just one year. King has interviewed many headline-makers throughout his years, and himself has made headlines due to his many marriages and divorces. King’s departure has CNN struggles in the ratings. Piers Morgan has been tapped as King’s replacement and takes over in January. King, meanwhile, is contemplating a new career in stand-up comedy.

Jon Stewart rallies the troops in Washington

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Guest starring Nicholas J Longtin as ‘Sane Demonstrator’. Comedian Jon Stewart plans to hold a rally for viewers and fans in Washington on October 30. Dubbed the “Rally to Restore Sanity,” the event is seen as a response to a similar rally held by Glenn Beck over the summer. Lending their support to the rally are high-profile liberals such as Arianna Huffington and Oprah Winfrey. Conservative critics allege Stewart is attempting to mobilize young viewers and influence the November 2 elections. Indeed, the rally is seen as benefiting Obama and the Democrats, who are likely to the polls next week. Obama in turn plans to appear on Stewart’s show. Whether Stewart’s fan base can stay…