Costas to Sub for CNN’s King

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Cable News Network has enlisted Bob Costas, host of Home Box Office’s Costas Now, as a substitute host for Larry King Live, officials said Wednesday.

“We’re thrilled to have one of television’s most outstanding broadcasters joining the CNN roster,” CNN president Jon Klein said in a prepared statement. “Bob’s quick wit, nimble mind and broad range of interests will engage viewers in the best King tradition.”