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Friday February 1, 2008 11:09 pm

‘Star Jones’, ‘Montel Williams’ Cancelled

Star Jones ReynoldsSomewhere, must be secretly laughing right now.

, the woman who once occupied a seat on , is already looking for a new job.  After only six months on the air, (formerly ) officially turned off the lights on the today.  The program’s demise was announced only earlier this week.  In a statement, the network said the decision was “due to the rebranding and programming refocus of the network.”  (In other words, the channel was moving on and Star wasn’t coming with them.)

The end of Reynolds’ show, though, does not mean a departure for her from the channel.  As part of her goodbye gift, Star was given the opportunity to serve as a guest legal correspondent on the daily program that is replacing hers: .

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Hollywood Reporter

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Montel WilliamsFar less embarrassing was the cancellation of another daytime program: .  The talk fest, which hit the airwaves back in 1991, will sign off with an impressive 17 years under its belt.  Although lack of station interest was a factor in the decision, interested parties will be offered a “Best Of” version of the show for the 2008-09 season. 

You gotta wonder if psychic had a clue this was coming..

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