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A Brief History of Jay Leno's Joke-Stealing

Tonight marks Jay Leno's final episode as host of The Tonight Show, after occupying that position for some 21 non-consecutive years. Many would argue that he stole that job from David Letterman, whom Leno's predecessor, Johnny Carson, had picked for the spot. Show More Summary

Eleven-Year-Old Attempts Suicide After Bullying Over My Little Pony

Michael Morones is an 11-year-old boy who was bullied relentlessly at school in Raleigh, North Carolina, because of his love for My Little Pony. Bullied so much that he tragically attempted suicide by hanging himself from the railing of his bunk bed. Read more...

Time Warner Cable: not just screwing over New Yorkers anymore.

Time Warner Cable: not just screwing over New Yorkers anymore. TWC subscribers in Southern California lost as much as an hour of the Super Bowl tonight after the cable company's live feed froze in the middle of an ad during the second quarter. Read more...

CNN is “expanding the definition of news” by laying off 40 editorial employees.

CNN is “expanding the definition of news” by laying off 40 editorial employees. According to the Financial Times, one of the employees was “a pregnant producer who was two weeks away from giving birth to twins.” Read more...

Super Bowl-Bound Seahawk Richard Sherman Claims Taunting Championship

The Seattle Seahawks are going to the Super Bowl, after cornerback Richard Sherman ended the San Francisco 49ers final drive by leaping and tipping a pass for teammate Malcolm Smith to intercept in the end zone. Nobody was more impressed by Sherman's performance than Richard Sherman, as he demonstrated in his postgame interview. Read more...

If you like the homicide cop reality show The First 48, you'll love this wholesale indictment of the

If you like the homicide cop reality show The First 48, you'll love this wholesale indictment of the police work it depicts. "In least 15 men have walked free of murder charges spawned under the program's glare." Read mor...

Sarah Palin Calls For Fish Photography

"I think this world would be better off having more young women holding a fish in a picture than holding their camera in front of a bathroom mirror, taking a selfie." -Sarah Palin. No PR people are writing her quotes! Never change, fish lady. [FB] Read more...

First Game of Thrones season 4 trailer shows why Westeros is hell

Here it is — your first real glimpse of Game of Thrones season four, filled with the lovely sound of various characters having their worlds shattered, and the fragments ground into bloody dust. Read more...

Smile! Roger Ailes Is Watching You Right Now

You better be camera-ready when you meet with Roger Ailes. Yesterday we learned that the Fox News president offered to pay a CNBC producer for on-demand sex—one of the more lurid revelations of Gabriel Sherman’s upcoming Ailes biography. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Guide to 2014's Science Fiction and Fantasy TV

This is going to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy television, including some major A-list creators coming to the small screen for the first time. Having trouble keeping up? We've got you covered. Here's our complete guide to 2014's science fiction and fantasy television. Read more...

David Lynch Is Directing New "Twin Peaks" Scenes With "Hot Girls"

Television's most delightful occult/weird-crime/Tibetan Book of the Dead soap opera was Twin Peaks, which was broadcast on ABC in 1990 and 1991. It was a magical era before all the characters looked at smart phones and websites all the time, because such things didn't exist. Show More Summary

MC Serch Is Like Donahue Now

MC Serch, the more mediocre half of cactus-grabbing golden era hip hop group 3rd Bass, is getting a daytime talk show on CBS, which "will feature real people with real issues, relying on host Serch to use his street smarts and unconventional background to help guests grapple with and resolve their problems." Read more...

MSNBC Host: ‘Sorry For Joking About Romney’s Black Grandkid!’

Liberal cable network MSNBC has a way of offending conservatives in the least productive manner possible. Case in point: On Sunday Melissa Harris-Perry invited a roundtable of comedians to dissect a family photograph of failed GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who in the photo is holding on his right lap his newest baby grandson, Kieran Romney. Show More Summary

Here's What Your Favorite Television Writers Make

Tis the season to quickly Google the cost of a gift that someone gave you, so that you can ascertain both how much you mean to them, as well as their disposable income. In the spirit of the holidays, it seemed like the perfect time to...Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly Is a Race Hustler

Megyn Kelly is on a roll. Earlier this week, the Fox News anchor sat down with Jay Leno, telling him that “Straight-news anchors like myself give a hard time to both sides.” And today Dan Zak of The Washington Post, in a long profile...Show More Summary

Fox News Paid Fired Executive $8 Million to Keep Quiet

Roger Ailes’ secrets command a heavy price. Last week, the New York Times reported that Fox News had reached an out-of-court settlement with Brian Lewis, the former Roger Ailes aide who was abruptly fired in late July. A Fox News executive with knowledge of the negotiations told Gawker that Lewis was paid approximately $8 million in hush money. Read more...

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Brought His Older Brother to Work Today

Here is a video of New Day host Chris Cuomo interviewing New York Governor (and older sibling) Andrew Cuomo on Monday morning about Albany’s response to the Bronx train derailment that killed four people over the weekend. Read more....

Fox News Uses a“Leg Cam” to Ogle Female Panelists’ Legs

David Folkenflik, the NPR media correspondent and author of Murdoch’s World, recently revealed a little-noticed feature of Fox News’ afternoon opinion panel The Five. It’s called the “leg cam,” and it’s exactly what it sounds like. Read more...

"Money Honey" Maria Bartiromo is leaving CNBC and heading to Fox Business, where she will do whateve

"Money Honey" Maria Bartiromo is leaving CNBC and heading to Fox Business, where she will do whatever it is she does. Belittle The New York Times, I guess? Read more...

I'm trying to watch my TV show and you're being a war criminal

Watching television with your friends can be a lovely bonding experience — unless someone acts like a jerk, and ruins it for everyone. Here's our helpful rundown of the worst types of obnoxious behavior o avoid when watching TV with your crew. Read more...

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