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Oprah smooth in CBS Armstrong hype, but does TV confession still work?
Oprah smooth in CBS Armstrong hype, but does TV confession still work?

I like Oprah Winfrey, and I was happy to see her Tuesday morning on CBS with her old pal, Gayle King, hitting on all cylinders as they hyped the gate for her interview with Lance Armstrong. She promised King, Charlie Rose and everyone else on the last-place morning show set, "You will be satisfied," by the interview that airs Thursday night on the OWN cable channel. "You will come away understanding that he brought it," she said, though she did hedge on the  specific extent of his confession versus her expectations. Fine. That's show biz and the art of hype. And as cynical as I am after a million years of writing about people's use of the medium...

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