TITLE

Rivera spurns offer of `Affair'

AUTHOR(S)
Brennan, Steve
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter;8/18/95, Vol. 338 Issue 30, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Geraldo Rivera's passing on of an offer to host Twentieth Television's `A Current Affair,' as part of a revamp of the magazine strip. Consideration for another host; River's meeting with News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch; Comment from Rivera.
ACCESSION #
9509265810

 

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