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King In New York

AUDACIOUSLY fancying himself as the network’s answer to Alistair Cooke, gurning baseball-capped Genesis-discovering and all-purpose self-appointed ‘music industry expert’ Jonathan King filed regular five-minute reports from the Big Apple on many an early eighties Saturday afternoon, later translated to BBC2 for the long-running Entertainment USA. Heavy on breathless introductions of ‘the latest craze’ which invariably failed to catch on.



  1. Chris Jones

    April 15, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    Whatever happened to him?

  2. Martin M

    April 23, 2010 at 7:04 pm

    Gone to the Moon?

  3. televisualcabbage

    April 23, 2010 at 9:32 pm


    Yes, gone to the moon…

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