(February 21, 2007 - Burbank, CA) — Larry King, CNN’s "King of Talk," is headed to DVD on April 17, 2007, when Warner Home Video releases "Larry King Live: The Greatest Interviews," as part of CNN’s celebration of Larry King's 50th anniversary in broadcasting. Featuring King's best interviews with a virtual who's who of movie and television stars, comedians, talk show hosts, presidents and news makers from CNN’s longest-running interview program, “Larry King Live,” this three-disc set contains over nine hours of extraordinary and entertaining programming, hosted by Larry King in his trademark style. The DVD is priced to own at $34.98 SRP with an order due date of March 13, 2007. “Larry King Live” premiered on CNN in 1985 as the first worldwide phone-in television talk show and the program became renowned for its mix of political debates and topical discussions. TV Guide has called King “the most remarkable talk show host on TV ever.” The Emmy Award® winner has interviewed multiple presidents, including Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George HW Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, world leaders, celebrity legends and more. King broke the cable industry rating record, reaching 16.8 million viewers in 1993 during the famed NAFTA debate between Al Gore and Ross Perot – a cable record that had stood for 13 years. From international celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Bono and Angelina Jolie to television stars Jon Stewart, Jerry Seinfeld and the cast of 24, viewers around the globe look forward to Larry King’s nightly interviews with some of the world’s most influential people. In addition to an Emmy®, “Larry King Live” has been awarded multiple honors including the Peabody Award. “Larry King is one of the most unique, prolific and recognizable talk show hosts of our time,” said Tehya Kopp, WHV Executive Director, Special Interest Marketing. “This DVD touches upon some of the most pivotal moments of the last 21 years and features several unprecedented interviews with major celebrities and world figures. We are honored to help celebrate Larry King’s 50th anniversary in broadcasting by releasing 'Larry King Live: The Greatest Interviews.'” "Larry King Live: The Greatest Interviews" program segments include: Hollywood Film Stars and Legends (disc one); Presidents & First Ladies, News Events & Scandals (disc two); Television Stars and Broadcast News Icons, Comedians, and Unforgettable Moments (disc three). Special features include bonus interviews with world leaders, and Larry King relating his favorite anecdotes and personal stories about the featured guests. The release is produced by George Schlatter Productions, Inc. in association with CNN. A sample list of featured guests includes: Oprah Winfrey, Al Pacino, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, John F. Kennedy Jr., Angelina Jolie, Marlon Brando, Denzel Washington, Sir Paul McCartney, Jennifer Aniston, Bette Davis, David Letterman, Katie Couric, Chris Rock, Bob Hope, Christopher Reeve, Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres and many, many more. Also included are interviews with the last seven US presidents, six first ladies, casts of some of the most popular television shows, and coverage of the most impactful news events of our time, including 9/11, the Iraq War, the OJ Simpson Trial and the Death of Princess Diana. With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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