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Publishers will release 'Roc and Roe's Twelve Days of Christmas' in autumn

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The former editor turned celebrity TV interviewer has some explaining to do today as he faces an inquisition over phone hacking

Will Piers' tabloid past return to haunt him?

The former editor turned celebrity TV interviewer has some explaining to do today as he faces an inquisition over phone hacking

Howard Stern in talks for America's Got Talent

The radio host is said to be in "serious negotiations" with network NBC to replace Piers Morgan - who announce his departure earlier this week - and join the panel alongside Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel.

Morgan alongside his former co-judge Sharon Osbourne

Morgan gives up America's Got Talent to 'focus on chat show'

Piers Morgan has quit the show that made his reputation in the USA and launched him to international stardom.

Piers Morgan quits America's Got Talent

The TV star has stepped down from the judging panel of the talent show after six years because he can no longer juggle his commitments with his CNN programme 'Piers Morgan Tonight'.

Piers pressure: can he be the new king of chat?

It's crunch-time for the former editor's bid to conquer the US

George, Condi and Ricky welcome Piers to prime time

The boy can't help himself. As his new bosses at CNN yesterday encouraged America to "Get to Know Piers Morgan," the British presenter was doing his best to confuse his new American audience with abstract outpourings on Twitter about his rival self-publicist "Baron Sugar of Clapton" and the latest performance of the Arsenal reserves.

Britain finds an export star at last

Sales of British television programmes to the international market have hit an all-time high. Nick Clark reports

Piers Morgan confirmed as the new face of CNN

One of the worst-kept secrets in broadcasting has been made official with the announcement by CNN that it is to replace Larry King with Piers Morgan.

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Kelly Rowland - In control of her own destiny

No longer in the shadow of her former bandmate Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland is finding her solo voice in dance music. Matilda Egere-Cooper meets her

Could Piers Morgan be the new Larry King?

CNN, the US news network that styles itself "The Worldwide Leader in News", has reportedly offered Piers Morgan, the Britain's Got Talent panellist, a £10m contract to replace Larry King as the host of its flagship interview show.

Piers Morgan set for US chat show

Piers Morgan is in talks to make a chat show in the US.

Muse to receive prestigious O2 Silver Clef Award

Devon rockers Muse are to be awarded the coveted O2 Silver Clef Award, it was announced today.

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