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Is MSNBC Abandoning Its Liberal Slant?

Yesterday, MSNBC announced the cancellation of Ronan Farrow Daily and The Reid Report, both of which had consistently posted low ratings in their respective daytime slots. The news marked yet another low point in the liberal cable channel’s failed attempts to raise ratings. Show More Summary

Bye, Roger: The Best Times Roger Ailes Was The Worst

Roger Ailes, the founder and CEO of Fox News, is resigning from the network after several female employees, current and former, alleged that Ailes had sexually harassed them. To bid him adieu, we’ve collected the best of Gawker’s coverage of the times Ailes—and the company he ran until today—were the worst. Enjoy? Read more...

Is Roger Ailes Leaving Fox News Or Not?

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, who is currently facing numerous accusations of sexual harassment by a growing number of current and former employees, is reportedly—reportedly!—departing the channel, which he founded in October 1996 and has helmed for the past 19 years. Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly Was Allegedly Harassed by Fox News CEO Roger Ailes

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly—who ranks among the channel’s most valuable and visible on-air talent , and has maintained close ties with network CEO Roger Ailes—has apparently told lawyers hired by 21st Century Fox that Ailes made sexual advances toward her several years ago, according to reporting by Gabriel Sherman of New York magazine: Read more...

Report: Murdoch Family Plans to Remove Fox News CEO Roger Ailes After Sexual Harassment Suit

News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch and his two large adult sons, James and Lachlan, have decided that Roger Ailes must be dethroned from their company’s most consistent cash cow. Almost exactly one week after former Fox News host GretchenShow More Summary

NBC says it will air the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics on a one-hour delay in order to “curat

NBC says it will air the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics on a one-hour delay in order to “curate [it to not show any possible Zika deaths, riots, terrorist acts, or faulty stadium collapses].” Read more...

Roger Ailes Responds to Sex Harassment Lawsuit: “Gretchen Carlson’s Allegations Are False”

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is publicly rebuking former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson just hours after her attorneys filed an eight-page sexual harassment lawsuit against him in New Jersey. In a statement sent to multiple news outlets, Ailes called Carlson’s unsettling allegations “offensive” and “defamatory”: Read more...

The Ultimate Guide to Amazon Prime Benefits

Amazon has added so many benefits to Prime that they’ve become hard to keep track of, so we’re rounding them up for you, and will update this post as new ones roll out. Sadly, we can’t list drone delivery as a perk just yet. Read more...

If Anyone Tries To Tell You the Pulse Shooting Wasn't Homophobic, Just Do This

Last night, out journalist Owen Jones found himself surrounded by people who disagreed when he claimed, “At the end of the day, [the Pulse shooting] was a homophobic hate crime, as well as terrorism.” This happened on Sky News, which airs in the UK. Read more...

Donald Trump's Very Professional Spokesperson Katrina Pierson Is Literally on a Reality Show

Most people are lucky to land one prominent role as a TV villain, but Katrina Pierson has two: Not only does she appear on cable news almost every night defending the unhinged, hateful words of her boss Donald Trump, she’s also somehow a cast member of “Sisters in Law,” a reality TV show about lawyers, I think. Read more...

Garry Shandling, Comedy Genius, Is Dead

Actor and comedian Garry Shandling died Thursday in Los Angeles. Shandling, 66, was among the most influential figures in modern American comedy and television, thanks to two brilliant shows he co-created and starred in in the 1980s and 1990s. Read more...

Melissa Harris-Perry Blasts MSNBC Executives In Scathing Staff Memo

MSNBC host and Wake Forest professor Melissa Harris-Perry came out against her employer in a scathing staff-wide memo after the network repeatedly replaced her weeked morning show, Melissa-Harris Perry, with presidential campaign coverage—effectively leaving her without an outlet at the channel. Show More Summary

George R.R. Martin Made Me Feel Unspeakably Depressed Yet Again

Few authors have as much power to draw you in with fun characters and thrilling adventures—and then crush your spirit utterly—as George R.R. Martin. But the latest way that Martin managed to make me lose all hope for humanity was especially sneaky. And just tremendously soul-shredding. Read more...

So Far, The People vs. O.J. Simpson Is Fun TV, and Not Much More

The opening scene of FX’s new series The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story achieved true horror that no Ryan Murphy production previously has, not even the one named American Horror Story. Dread descended in the dreamlike moments leading up to the discovery of Nicole Brown Simpson’s mutilated body outside her home. Show More Summary

Vice's TV Network: High Prices, Low Ratings

In one short month, Vice Media’s new cable network “Viceland” will launch. It has a business model that could revolutionize television advertising. Read more...

Megyn Kelly Is a Horrible Person

What if, a recent piece of speculative fiction in Vanity Fair wonders aloud, Megyn Kelly isn’t a poisonous bigot and shameless cable news demagogue, but a complex, flawed icon of modern feminism? Like most science fiction, this is a pack of lies meant for babies. Show More Summary

A Close Look at Reality TV Industry Salaries

The reality TV industry has been the target of union campaig ns recently, thanks to its well-documented and widespread awful working conditions . Now, a new survey shows just how much reality TV workers are earning. Read more...

"I Gotta Boo Boo": The Best Things on the Empire Season Premiere

Within the first 10 minutes of last night’s Empire Season 2 premiere, Cookie donned a gorilla suit to protest mass incarceration at a #FreeLucious rally that seemed like a send-up of Black Lives Matter... Read more...

Reality TV Company's Anti-Union Email: We Already Have a "Suggestion Box" 

Leftfield Entertainment is the reality TV production company behind shows like “Real Housewives of New Jersey” and “Pawn Stars.” Leftield’s bosses really, really do not want their employees to unionize—as the lengthy email below will attest. Read more...

Who Was the True Detective? True Detective's Bleak Finale Explained

For true detectives, heaven is a place called Venezuela. Our time together is over for now, but it is not the end, fellow detectives, not unless HBO fails to pick True Detective up for a third season. Venezuela, detectives. I’ll see you there in two weeks. Read more...

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