This popular and long-running morning talk show owes much of its success to the chemistry between its two hosts, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. Although the format is not significantly ... See full summary »
I'm not the biggest fan of the late "Rosie O'Donnell Show" but I obviously don't hate it as much as you guys do. Besides, if you're going to lay into someone like that, at least site more than two examples. It's not like no one else in the entire world has made two mistakes.
Anyway, I grew up with the Rosie Show, so to speak. As a self-proclaimed child prodigy, I had hopes of being on that show one day. It never happened, and I can't say I'm overly disappointed, but it was something to look forward to.
Basically this was a show designed to appeal to the mothers who were at home with their kids as well as the kids that were either too young to go to school or just coming home from school. It's not easy to appeal to both audiences, and they did an amazing job. It was a noteworthy show if only for that reason.
So was it the greatest show in the world? No. Am I disappointed it was cancelled? No. Did the cancellation have anything to do with Rosie coming out of the closet? Of course. I can handle the fact that you're a lesbian, Rosie, but the world wasn't ready yet.
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