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Larry King to host show on SportsNet LA

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Award-winning TV and radio personality and lifelong Dodgers fan Larry King will host the "Larry King At Bat" series on SportsNet LA, the Dodgers' new regional sports network.

King is a Dodgers season-ticket holder and has been a fan of the team since its days in Brooklyn. "Larry King At Bat" will feature interviews of celebrities, baseball legends, Dodgers personalities and other luminaries in a series of hour-long episodes, debuting on March 18 at 7 p.m. and featuring SportsNet LA studio analyst Orel Hershiser in an exclusive sit-down interview.

"I have been a Dodger fan all my life. I am happy to be a part of SportsNet LA, the new 24/7 Dodgers television network," King said in a release. "With my love of sports and my interviewing skills, I think it will be a happy combo. I am looking forward to a great year!"

"In addition to being a talented and renowned TV personality, Larry King is an incredible Dodger fan," said Stan Kasten, Dodgers president and CEO. "We are so excited to officially bring him into the Dodger family with the new SportsNet LA show 'Larry King At Bat.'"

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for
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