Seacrest, CNN's New King?

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By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted May 7, 2008 2:24 PM CDT
Larry King attends a screening of the environmental documentary "Planet in Peril," Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, in New York.   (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)
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(Newser) – Ryan Seacrest is in "serious negotiations" to replace talk-show host Larry King at the end of this year, MSNBC reports. King says his occasional CNN fill-in would be the first choice. “He’s the classic generalist,” King says, adding, "The only thing I don’t know … is how versed he is in politics, world affairs. Does he read the paper?"