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Even with George Clooney, CBS 'Person to Person' feels thin, flat, plastic

Even with George Clooney, CBS 'Person to Person' feels thin, flat, plastic

I wanted to like "Person to Person," the new-old CBS News interview show with Charlie Rose and Lara Logan trying to fill the celebrity interviewer shoes once worn by the legendary Edward R. Murrow. And with George Clooney as the first interviewee, I thought it couldn't miss. But it did. And I'm not here to blast it. The show just felt so flat, thin and plastic, I kept asking myself what am I getting here that I couldn't get on"Access Hollywood"or any of a half a dozen other sold-out-Hollywood show biz shows. Like them, the media bargain struck here is painfully obvious: You give us some phony access to your popularity, Mr. Hollywood Star, and we'll...

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