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Ice-T, Coco and the enduring weirdness of daytime television

Ice-T, Coco and the enduring weirdness of daytime television

There are some pretty amazing oddities out there if you turn on the television at noon on a weekday. As of Monday, that included a puppy fashion show on the debut episode of "Ice and Coco," a new syndicated daytime talk show starring actor/rapper Ice-T and his wife, model Coco Austin. Daytime television is a tough business: You have to be empathetic and relatable, but also famous enough that people tune in. You must mix breezy monologues and goofy games with human-interest stories and emotional interviews. Oprah Winfrey proved that if you find the right balance, you can turn it into a billion-dollar empire. Ever since Oprah signed off her talk show in May 2011, TV has been trying...

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