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PBS to launch Charlie Rose weekend show

PBS to launch Charlie Rose weekend show

PBS is going to launch a new Charlie Rose in July, the public broadcaster announced Monday.

The show will air Friday nights at 8:30 and be called "Charlie Rose Weekend."

With his CBS duties, the 71-year-old Rose is going to be a very busy guy. Good for him.

I think the continued appeal of Rose indicates that there is still an appetite for intelligent talk on television -- as well as a dearth of channels and networks providing it.

Here's the release:

PBS today announced CHARLIE ROSE WEEKEND, a new 30-minute series hosted by acclaimed journalist Charlie Rose, to air at 8:30 p.m. on PBS stations nationwide on Fridays. The show will launch in...