Show Being Retooled

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Dr. Laura Schlessinger\'s new television show is ailing.

The \"Dr. Laura\" syndicated talk show has drawn low ratings and protests from gay activists, and now production has been stopped for a week, officials said.

Show spokeswoman Linda Lipman said the move was part of a pre-planned hiatus. But it is surprising because the show premiered only last week.

The break will give Paramount a chance to retool the daytime show, according to Friday\'s Los Angeles Times and the New York Post.

From AP