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Tyra Banks had long been contemplating ways to forge an Oprah-style media empire well before the debut of her eponymous talk show in 2005. Setting aside her guest shots on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' in the 1990s, Banks decided to establish her TV-Q as a host by successfully launching 'America's Next Top Model' in 2003. That gave her the clout to fashion 'The Tyra Banks Show' -- which she segued to just three months after leaving the runway -- into something that was part tabloid, part tasteful.
Now that Banks has announced she's ending her talk show this season -- she'll be focusing on her production company, Bankable Studios, among other projects -- we formally add 'The Tyra Banks Show' to the pantheon of great talk shows we wish hadn't bit the dust.
Here are the new TV DVDs, in stores tomorrow.
- Arrest & Trial - Best Of, Part 2
- Arthur - Season 10
- The Catherine Tate Show - Series 2
- Checkmate - Best Of Season 2
- Day Break - Complete Series
- Frisky Dingo - Season 1
- The Invisible Man - Season 1
- Kong: The Animated Series - Vol. 4
- Laredo - Best Of Season 1, Part 2
- Midsomer Murders - The Early Cases and Box Set Ten
- The Mike Douglas Show - Moments and Memories
- Noble House - Noble House
- Painkiller Jane - Complete Series
- Party of Five - Season 3
- The Price Is Right - Best Of
- The Shield - Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
- Sliders - Season 4
- Suburban Shootout - Season
- Tripping The Rift (Movie)
- Upright Citizen's Brigade - Asssscat
- Wings - Season 6
Veteran talk show host Mike Douglas has died in West Palm Beach, Florida. No cause of death was given yet, but he was admitted to the hospital after becoming ill on a golf course. Oddly, today is also his 81st birthday.
I remember watching Douglas in the 70s. Along with Merv Griffin, he always had an entertaining daytime talk/variety show. I felt bad a few years ago when Rosie O'Donnell had him on the show, and the day before she announced to the audience that "Mike Douglas" was going to be on the show, and the crowd went absolutely bonkers with delight. Even Rosie seemed a little shocked by the reaction of the audience. I think they were thinking of actor Michael Douglas. I cringed a little bit that day.
I couldn't find a DVD release for Douglas' show. Is there one yet? I know Griffin and Dick Cavett have releases.
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