May 26, 2017

CBS decides to air the Daytime Emmy awards

By Roger Friedman

CBS is acting a little schizo now. They’ve decided to air the Daytime Emmy awards. Of course, they’ve canceled two legacy daytime dramas, “As the World Turns” and “Guiding Light.” They only have two left, “The Young & the Restless,” and “The Bold & the Beautiful.” Is this a way to launch that new “View ” type show? And will there be a special salute to “World Turns”? A: yes. B: no…

…This week, we were appropriated from (ahem) quite a bit!

Today the New York Post trumpets an interview with Oprah’s aunt Katherine Esters as the first of its kind. Readers of this column know that isn’t true. We did the first interview with Mrs. Esters on April 14th. You can read it from the highlighted picture link next to the logo…

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About Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his column in April after 10 years with Fox News where he helped create Friedman’s prior experience on the Internet is with MSN’s Cinemania column. Friedman also wrote the Intelligencer column as a contributing editor at "New York Magazine," where he covered the O.J. Simpson criminal trial. In addition, Friedman has been involved in book publishing and filmmaking (Only the Strong Survive). For more about Roger go to

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