REPORT: Katie Couric Isn't Happy Talk Show is "Turning Tabloid"
Things are not okay in Katie Couric’s queen-dom, at least if you believe published reports. According to The New York Daily News, Couric isn't thrilled about her daytime talk show's shift towards a more “gossip-centric” format once the second season begins.
The newspaper alleges Couric wants to be taken more seriously and nearly quit the freshman talk show after the first season. Once newly-cemented executive producer Rachel Miskowiec was hired, Couric was reportedly promised the show would tackle gritty news, as well as lighter content. The paper claims:
Katie comes from a world of TV journalists that think appealing to the lowest common denominator — celebrity — is cheap.
Hold up, wasn't Jessica Simpson her first guest? Okay Katie...
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