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Playboy Brings Back Naked Women — and It May Be Thanks to Trump

Playboy magazine is back to publishing photos of naked women, reversing a decision the publication made in 2015. Forbes reports that the ban on nudity ends with the magazine’s March/April 2017 issue. The move comes as Cooper Hefner, Playboy founder...

ABC’s ‘Bachelor’ Franchise Casts Its First Black Lead

After 33 cycles of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” the ABC reality franchise is about to name its first black lead. Rachel Lindsay will be announced tonight on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” as the next Bachelorette, according to media reports. The...

Tom Arnold: What Hillary Clinton Begged Me to Do

Comedian Tom Arnold opened up about a phone call he says he received from Hillary Clinton in the days before the presidential election, claiming she “begged him to release footage of President Trump using racial slurs,” The New York Post...

TV’s No. 1 Series for Girls Gets a Third Season — But the Show’s Reach Extends Way Beyond TV

A TV show that is a huge hit among young girls — including reportedly spawning sales of 1 million dolls — has been picked up for a third season. Disney Channels Worldwide today announced the pickup for the series “Elena...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Continues to Surge — Saturday’s Alec Baldwin-Hosted Show Hits a Six-Year High

NBC’s long-running late-night sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live” has been on a ratings roll lately, and that roll continued over the weekend, with NBC reporting that the show hit a six-year high in metered-market households. “The Feb. 11 telecast,...

Adele Makes History With Sweep of Top Grammy Awards

British singer-songwriter Adele made history at Sunday’s 59th annual Grammy Awards, claiming the night’s top three awards for the second time. Adele, who also accomplished the feat in 2012, became the first artist to twice pull off a sweep of...

“Saturday Night Live” Hits a Six-Year High in Metered-Market Households

Press release from NBC, Feb. 12, 2017: “Saturday Night Live” has scored the show’s highest metered-market household rating since January 2011. The Feb. 11 telecast, with host Alec Baldwin and musical guest Ed Sheeran, scored a 7.2 rating, 18 share...

WJLA’s Scott Thuman Gets 1st Question at Trump-Trudeau Newser

Thuman says he was encouraged to attend the East Room press conference.

Former WDBJ Anchor to Run for Office

Former WDBJ anchor Chris Hurst plans to run as a Democrat for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Hurst’s girlfriend Alison Parker was a reporter at the station and was murdered along with cameraman Adam Ward while the two were doing a live shot for the Roanoke CBS affiliate’s morning show in 2015. “I’ll be able to develop...

Winners and Nominees in Top Categories at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Below is a list of the winners, along with the nominees, in the top categories presented Sunday night, Feb. 12, 2017, at the 59th annual Grammy Awards: Album of the Year WINNER: “25” by Adele “Lemonade” by Beyonce “Purpose” by...

Adele Triumphs at the 59th Grammys With George Michael Performance and Album of the Year

Press release from The Grammys, Feb. 12, 2017: Adele stopped her tribute to George Michael part way through for a do over, but would go on to top all winners with five awards, including Record Of The Year for “Hello”...

Jake Tapper’s First Novel Will Hit Bookstores Next Year

Set in 1950s Washington D.C., The Hellfire Club centers on a young congressman from New York, and his zoologist wife.

Fueled by Grammys, CBS Has a Big Ratings Win

CBS scored an easy victory over its broadcast competition Sunday night, with the 59th annual Grammy Awards delivering an average of 23.973 million total viewers and a 7.3 average rating in the key 18-49 demo, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals....

Premiere Set for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

TV plans have been locked in for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which will premiere Saturday, April 29, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on HBO. This year’s inductees include Joan Baez, ELO, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac...

Oscar Winner to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’

NBC announced that the host for the next original episode of “Saturday Night Live,” which will air March 4, will be actress Octavia Spencer. Spencer is an Academy Award winner for the 2011 film “The Help,” and is nominated again...

Josh Elliott Out At CBS

Departure comes days after CBSN goodbye video.

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