Larry King is an American television presenter and talk show host. He is currently the host of the CNN’s ?Larry King Live?, the first worldwide phone-in television talk show and the network’s highest-rated program. The Emmy Award-winning King and author of multiple books has been dubbed ‘the most remarkable talk-show host on TV ever” by TV Guide and “master of the mike” by ?Time? Magazine.
Described as the “Muhammad Ali of the broadcast interview,” King has been inducted into five of the nation’s leading broadcasting halls of fame and is the recipient of the prestigious Allen H. Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism. Both his radio and television shows have won the George Foster Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting. King also has won a News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Interview/Interviewer and 10 CableACE awards for Best Interviewer and for best Talk Show Series.
In addition to his broadcast credits, King founded the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, which has raised millions of dollars and provided life-saving cardiac procedures for nearly 60 needy children and adults.