- a man who knows a thing or two about car-crash television - says that Wednesday's
was no less than "compelling." "What I liked about it was that it was about something very substantive," he told TVGuide.com on the red carpet for
's finale. "It wasn't about hairstyles and all that stuff. It really was about something that's important. It was pretty electric."
Springer - himself a replacement for Regis when
America's Got Talent
returns - thus fears
may take a ratings hit once Rosie leaves. "We'll see who they get [to take O'Donnell's place]." -
Additional reporting by Michael Maloney POLL:
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before I forward the results to the magazine!