Larry King Exits CNN after 25 Years

NEW YORK — Marking the occasion with bright red suspenders, Larry King pulled the curtain down on his CNN talk show on Thursday after 25 years.

King, 77, said this summer he would leave. Once the dominant voice on cable television news, King has faded in a sea of sharp talkers. British talk-show host and “America’s Got Talent” judge Piers Morgan takes over the 9 p.m. Eastern time slot in January.

“Good evening, and welcome to the last ‘Larry King Live,'” he said as the show opened Thursday. “It’s hard to say that. I knew this day was coming. These words are not easy to say.”

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