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For a quarter of a century, newsman Ted Koppel lent an air of gravitas to ABC News' Nightline. And now, years after Koppel's retirement, the network has finally found the right person to replace this icon of journalism: a guy who owns a PR firm. That would be Dan Abrams, the former MSNBC anchor, who now owns Abrams Research, which is a PR firm. Show More Summary
That headline could signal only one thing: the return of Toddlers & Tiaras. Well, it could signal the apocalypse too, I suppose. Really, the clip reel above from last night's season premiere is all about the first 9 seconds, which made me laugh harder than anything I can remember. Show More Summary
Jean Stapleton, best known for playing Edith Bunker on All in The Family, has died.
The bundle of paranoia and sporadic searing insight that is Courtney Love was on Opie and Anthony's Sirius show Thursday. During her appearance, she mentioned that she was going to appear on a network reality show soon. This is a "big...Show More Summary
For the time being, at least, Reddit appears to have abandoned trying to find real murderers and is now focused on fictional crimes. First up, the surprisingly convincing "Megan Draper as Sharon Tate Theory."
Remember Josh Weed, the Mormon blogger who came out last year as a gay man who's been happily married to a woman for 10 years? He and his wife Lolly told more of their story last night on VH1's I'm Married to A... last night. Josh and...Show More Summary
Veep is an HBO comedy of political ill-manners, currently in its second season. It was created by mastermind architect of vicious profanity, Armando Iannucci, about Vice President Selina Meyer, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Meyer presides...Show More Summary
When asked on hardball investigative show the View whether he would return to Saturday Night Live in the fall, Jason Sudeikis tried to evade the question. Eventually he cracked under all the pressure and answered that he has no ideaShow More Summary
Crooks broke into a KGO-TV news van outside an Oakland art gallery on Tuesday, but that's become common in California's city of constant crime. What's weird is that the burglars also broke into the private security vehicle assigned to...Show More Summary
Last night on The Simpsons, four Moe's Tavern regulars won the Springfield Lottery, a $200,000 prize to be split among Homer, Lenny, Carl, and Moe—except that Carl disappeared with the winning ticket. As they searched Carlson's apartment...Show More Summary
In the most recent episode of Inside Amy Schumer, comedian Amy Schumer’s new show on Comedy Central, there is a sketch about not taking a compliment. A group of women greets each other by doling out kind words and then immediately dismissing the accolade. Show More Summary
TBS just announced that they are developing a talk show called Me Time with Diablo Cody that will focus on the writer-memoirist-producer's perspective on Hollywood and pop culture. The multi-hyphenate acquired some level of notoriety in 2005 after publishing a memoir called Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper. Show More Summary
Andy Samberg, goofball extraordinaire and winsome crooner, is playing a cop in a new Fox show out this fall called Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Do not fear—he will not attempt to play the grizzled, tough talking, late-hours-keeping cop of your normal television drama. Show More Summary
Christopher Guest's new TV series Family Tree, which premiered last night on HBO, is similar to but less pointed than his best known works. Starting with 1996's Waiting for Guffman, the director-actor has orchestrated a string of improvised...Show More Summary
ABC will become the first major broadcaster to allow some cable and satellite subscribers to live-stream its programming via its iPhone and iPad app. Have you started using your TV as a drying rack yet?
Even though I know it would be better for my life and well-being, I cannot tear myself away from Ke$ha's highly stilted MTV reality show My Crazy Beautiful Life. This week's theme was what other people think of Ke$ha, which is very telling regarding the inner lives of stars in a way reminiscent of Reese Witherspoon. Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey's 90-minute interview with newly out NBA center Jason Collins on last night's Oprah's Next Chapter reminded me of a cross between and alien autopsy and the 2011 movie Weekend. Winfrey combed through the minutiae of Collins'...Show More Summary
Today, we are thinking about inconsistent regional accent use in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. Like most fantasy television shows, Game of Thrones is largely populated by English actors speaking with English accents. This is...Show More Summary
I'm going with my gut here because I've seen a lot of fucked-up practices on TLC, but this clip of the cooking and eating of a potentially deadly Vietnamese centipede from last night's My Crazy Obsession is absolutely the most disgusting thing I've seen on the channel yet. Show More Summary
Pop star/Dr. Teeth impersonator Ke$ha has a reality show on MTV called My Crazy Beautiful Life. It is not beautiful, nor is it particularly crazy in the scheme of reality TV, but I do find her sexual frankness to be radical for a woman...Show More Summary