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George Clooney Apologizes To Fans For His 'Batman' Movie

George Clooney knows you're disappointed with his 1997 film "Batman & Robin." He is, too, and he knows he'll never live it down. The 53-year-old actor shocked fans Thursday when he showed up at New York Comic Con for a panel on his new movie, "Tomorrowland," but conversation quickly turned to his previous role as the Caped Crusader. Show More Summary

Mike Rowe Makes CNN History with Debut of ‘Sombody’s Gotta Do It’

According to Nielsen Fast National Data, Mike Rowe‘s Somebody’s Gotta Do It is CNN Original Series’ best premiere ever in the A25-54 demo, averaging 507,000 viewers. The program also drew 943,000 total viewers in its debut last night...Show More Summary

We Interviewed the Guy Who Made the Creepy Credits Sequence for 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Who loves clowns? Anyone? Anyone? Well, the guys at American Horror Story: Freak Show, which premiered last night, are super into them, as evidenced by the amazing mostly-stop-motion opening sequence from last night's show. And KyleShow More Summary

Gary Webb’s Ex-Wife Set to Attend New York Premiere

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Cleveland Plain Dealer film critic Clint O’Connor had a solid feature the other day about Shoot the Messenger, the journalism true-tale movie opening Friday with Jeremy Renner starring as the late Gary Webb. Webb made his early reputation...Show More Summary

The Evening Ticker: Ward, Leno, Thurston

CBS’s Clarissa Ward continues her reporting from inside Syria tonight on the “CBS Evening News.” Last night Ward spoke with a Dutch man turned Syrian rebel. Tonight, she’ll speak with a Somali-American who recently joined Al-Nusra. Jay...Show More Summary

Sean Hannity: ‘I Don’t Like Bill Maher as a Person But…’

A fiery debate between usual allies Bill Maher and actor Ben Affleck on HBO last week has crossed over to cable news this week, and last night, Sean Hannity had a surprising compliment for the former. “I don’t like Bill Maher as a person, but I think Bill Maher is good for America,” Hannity said to guests Greta Van Susteren and Bob Beckel. Show More Summary

Gwyneth Paltrow Isn’t Scared of Martha Stewart

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Gwyneth Paltrow is never scared. When US Weekly asked the 42-year-old actress what she thought about Martha Stewart telling her to “be quiet,” Paltrow sarcastically replied, ”No one has ever said anything bad about me before, so I’m shocked and devastated. Show More Summary

Lisa Desjardins Joins ‘NewsHour’

Lisa Desjardins, a former Capitol Hill correspondent with CNN, who produced the best exit video in recent memory, is joining PBS NewsHour as Politics Reporter and Editor. And she produced an equally awesome new job video. Desjardins, who starts Monday, was laid off from CNN in August after 9 years with the network. Show More Summary

Robert Downey Jr.: 'Iron Man 4' Is Happening

In September, Robert Downey, Jr. said there were no plans for another "Iron Man" sequel, but it looks like that has changed. During an appearance on "The Ellen Show" Tuesday, Downey, Jr. confirmed that talks for "Iron Man 4" are indeed underway. Show More Summary

5 Other Times Twin Peaks Came Back

Your Monday afternoon comes with some good news... and some damn good cherry pie. David Lynch's seminal television series Twin Peaks is returning to television in early 2016 on Showtime in limited series format. Lynch will direct all nine episodes, and he and series co-creator Mark Frost will write them. Show More Summary

Swipe Right: The Cheap, New Way to ‘Like’ Anything

I’d swipe right — that’s the new phrase you’re hearing these days when someone refers to a person, object or activity that they like. Like a sandwich? Just swipe right. Like your dog? Swipe right. Don’t like swiping? Your thumb’s out of luck. Show More Summary

How Will the FCC’s Tom Wheeler Get Past His Image Problem?

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has an image problem. The New Yorker’s article about him on the occasion of his confirmation last year was called “Obama’s Bad Pick.” In the piece, John Cassidy observed that Wheeler seemed bright and independent. Show More Summary

20 Young, Beautiful, And Successful Daughters Of Rockstars

Some of the sweetest rock ballads were inspired by daddy's girls: Billy Joel's "Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel)," Bruce Springsteen's "When You Need Me," Phil Collins' "You'll Be In My Heart," and other emotional tracks you'd find on a father-daughter dance compilation album. Show More Summary

Boston Bombing Libel Suit Settles: New York Post's Shoddy Reporting Leaves Legal, Ethical Lessons

Late last month, and with very little fanfare, Salaheddin Barhoum and Yassine Zaimi settled their defamation lawsuit against the operators of the New York Post based upon that tabloid's infamous "BAG MEN" cover photo and related story...Show More Summary

Where Are They Now? David Hartman

As we conclude our “Where Are They Now?” series, we talk with former ‘Good Morning America’ host David Hartman.  It happened again just recently at a bagel shop in Durham, North Carolina. A woman eating breakfast looked up from her table,...Show More Summary

Pixar Director Squashes Fan Theory That Suggests All Of The Movies Take Place In The Same Universe

Earlier this year, Jon Negroni proposed "The Pixar Theory," an elaborate idea that suggests that every Pixar movie exists in the same universe. While there are Easter Eggs that show up from one film to the next (the "Toy Story" pizza truck can be spotted in most movies), the idea is a bit of a stretch. Show More Summary

Bill Dedman tells journalism students that things weren’t better in the old days

Investigative reporter Bill Dedman at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism Bill Dedman, who recently left to join Newsday, told Arizona State University journalism students this week: “First, I’d like to urge you to stop worrying about how things were so much better in the old days. They weren’t better. …Too many reporters were too … Read More

The Friend of My Banker Is My Friend. Are You Kidding Me?

Actually, I am not. Well, at least a qualified not. What has long roiled the waters of Occupy and like movements is the role taken by the TBTF (Too Big To Fail) banks and their supporters. It is well established that Wall Street, not Main Street, is the villain for leading the U.S. Show More Summary

The 5 Worst New TV Shows This Fall

We've given you the best shows of the fall season, now let's take a look at the worst. With 25% of new shows getting cancelled after one season, some of the 24 new TV shows hitting airwaves this fall were doomed from the very start. We've previewed the shows and have read the reviews. Show More Summary

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