The ever-ubiquitous Dr. Drew (Pinsky) is about to become even more ubiquitous: He'll join HLN's primetime lineup next year. A primetime show on sex or addiction (or sexual addiction) on CNN-owned HLN? The network more or less disabused the idea:
"Dr. Drew Pinsky, the renowned doctor who has helped audiences across a spectrum of tv and radio programs for more than two decades, will be joining HLN’s prime time programming block....an opportunity for audiences to hear Dr. Drew’s insights on a broad range of subjects every night.
Dr. Drew, a practicing physician who is also board certified in internal and addiction medicine, specializes in topics that are core concerns for viewers throughout the United States -- creating healthy relationships, coping with addiction, and finding constructive ways to navigate common struggles facing parents and their children alike. The HLN program will give Dr. Drew a new, nightly platform to provide relevant observations and perspectives on the news stories and newsmakers HLN covers throughout the day.