Notebook: Jun. 24, 1996

WINNERS & LOSERS THE MATTER OF TV CHATTER

[WINNERS]

ROSIE O'DONNELL Sans dirt and melodrama, her debut talk-variety show scores with critics, soars in ratings

KATHIE LEE GIFFORD Lengthy pleas and support from pals make her the poster girl for the antisweatshop crusade

TED KOPPEL Talk of a possible departure from ABC is likely to fuel sales of his new book about Nightline

[& LOSERS]

MONTEL WILLIAMS A harassment suit claims he groped employees and conducted meetings in his skivvies

TOM SNYDER Letterman reveals off-camera to Larry King that he's not so sure about his follow-up act

PHIL DONAHUE The dean...

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