After a quarter century as one of CNN’s most famous names, Larry King signed off from his eponymous talk show. Larry King Live featured interviews, viewer call-ins, and King’s signature garrulous style. The longest-running program in the cable newser’s history at the time of its departure, Larry King Live was also consistently one of its highest-rated. -A.D.
Today’s Birthdays: Xander Berkeley, division head (57); Steven Bochco, showrunner (69); Benjamin Bratt, cop (49); Joyce Bulifant, character actress (75); Terry Carter, XO (84); Patty Deutsch, Match Gamer (67); Alison LaPlaca, yuppie (53); Krysten Ritter, B—- (31); Sam Robards, New Orleansian (51); Amanda Setton, gossiper (27); Lesley Stahl, journalist (71); Jon Tenney, investigator (51).