Connie and Maury, together

New York Times photoConnie Chung and Maury Povich were local TV news fixtures in Los Angeles before going on to better—or at least other—things. Chung came to Channel 2 as a reporter and anchor in 1976, the year she turned thirty. She won her first L.A. Press Club award in 1977. She and Povich anchored together at KNXT for six months until he was fired. Chung went network by jumping to NBC in 1983, the year before they married, and co-anchored the CBS Evening News from 1993 to '95. She was last seen being dumped by CNN; Povich, of course, went the talk show route. Anyway, today's New York Times says the couple will soon begin a Saturday morning talk show on MSNBC where they will dissect the news of the week. Network president Rick Kaplan says, ""We want to have some fun and do a cool half-hour. This could be the kiss of death, but for me they have almost a Tracy and Hepburn relationship. They are edgy with each other. Funny. They agree to disagree." Povich is now 66.

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