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CNN ‘King Charles’ Show with Charles Barkley & Gayle King Canceled

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The CNN limited series “King Charles” concluded its run last week, marking the end of King Charles’s reign on the network. Co-hosts Charles Barkley and Gayle King bid farewell to viewers with gratitude for the staff and mutual admiration, hinting at potential future collaborations. Despite initial episodes struggling to resonate with audiences, the program garnered praise for attracting a youthful, affluent, and diverse viewership within its cable news time slot. Planned as a limited series with a defined end date, the show was the brainchild of former CNN CEO Chris Licht, who aimed to pair King and Barkley to discuss weekly news topics.

2024 WNBA Draft Looks to Shape the Future of Women’s Basketball

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Caitlin Clark kicked off the draft night by being selected as the No. 1 overall pick by the Indiana Fever, following her impressive career at Iowa. Stanford’s Cameron Brink was chosen by the Los Angeles Sparks, with Tennessee’s Rikea Jackson joining Brink to create a possible dynamic duo for the Sparks. Kamilla Cardoso, who just won a national championship at South Carolina was picked third by the Chicago Sky. Angel Reese, known for her outstanding tenure at LSU, was selected seventh by the Sky, adding depth to their frontcourt alongside Cardoso. The Las Vegas Aces also selected Angel Jackson, a center from Jackson State. She became only the seventh player from an HBCU to be selected in the WNBA Draft. Other notable draft picks this year include theNew York Liberty selecting Marquesha Davis, SF, Ole Miss, and the Washington Mystics selecting UConn star Aaliyah Edwards.

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