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SNL’s Cecily Strong to Host 2015 White House CorrespondentsDinner

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

She may have gotten the boot from Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update desk after just one year, but Cecily Strong just scored a major career victory by landing the hosting gig for next year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

Donald Trump, Whose Show Was Not Nominated for Anything, Hated the Emmys

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Donald Trump, perhaps still bitter from his roasting by Seth Meyers at the 2011 White House CorrespondentsDinner, absolutely hated Monday night’s Emmy Awards show.

Joel McHale Shares Christie’s Reactions to His WHCD Fat Jokes

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

Actor and comedian Joel McHale killed at the White House Correspondents Dinner this year, but some people thought he went. Not among those people: Chris Christie. McHale revealed on HuffPost Live today that he met up with Christie afterwards and he was actually pretty cool.

Must-See Late Night Clip: Lewis Black Goes Off on CNN, Guns and Mitch McConnell

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Comedian and long-time Daily Show correspondent Lewis Black sat down for a good long conversation with Seth Meyers on Late Night Tuesday, sharing his impassioned opinions on this past week's White House Correspondents' Dinner along with larger issues facing the country like guns and immigration.

CNN Leads White House CorrespondentsDinner Ratings

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN led the cable news ratings race Saturday night during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, drawing 1.088M total viewers and 336K in the 25-54 demo during the 10 p.m. ET hour, when President Barack Obama and comedian Joel McHale delivered their respective speeches. During that same hour, MSNBC had 846K total viewers and 261K in the demo.

Ingraham Pans WHCD: Obama’s Media ‘Lapdogs’ Have Nothing to Celebrate

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Laura Ingraham, filling in for Bill O'Reilly on Monday, went after the media for acting all "buddy-buddy" with politicians at the White House Correspondents Dinner, in a prime example of how the press corps has been "lapdogs, not attack dogs" for the White House since President Obama took office.

Joel McHale Roasts Obama, Christie, Scorches CNN at WHCD

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Joel McHale followed up President Obama's White House Correspondents Dinner speech with a hilarious speech of his own, roasting President Obama and Chris Christie, as well as literally everyone running for president in 2016.

WATCH: Obama Mocks Himself, Takes Shots at GOP, Fox News at WHCD

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

President Obama started the festivities at the White House Correspondents Dinner tonight with an uproarious speech poking fun at himself, Republicans, and basically the media, including CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News.

WATCH: CNN Geeks Out over the Show Scandal

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

The White House Correspondents Dinner is a great excuse for politicians, the media, and celebrities to hobnob like nobody's business, and that was perhaps best encapsulated by CNN geeking out multiple times over the course of the night about the hit ABC show Scandal.

Is the White House Correspondents Dinner Really a ‘Nerd Prom’?

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Somehow, in the past few years, the shorthand for the White House Correspondents Dinner became #nerdprom. Because, presumably, it's supposed to be exactly night your average prom night, except with nerds who care about nerdy things like politics. Except that the description might not actually be that accurate.

WATCH LIVE: Joel McHale Host 2014 White House CorrespondentsDinner

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

On Saturday night, May 3, 2014, Joel McHale will host the 2014 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner live from Washington, D.C. Live coverage of the event, which will also include a speech from President Barack Obama, will begin at approximately 8 p.m. ET.

On CNN, Katie Couric Zings CNN’s News Coverage

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

As politicians, journalists, and Hollywood stars mingled at the White House Correspondents Dinner tonight, Katie Couric chatted with CNN's Suzanne Malveaux on the red carpet, and got in a dig at CNN's news coverage.

Mark Leibovich: WHCD Sends ‘Troubling Message’ About D.C.

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Most of D.C. is excited for the White House Correspondents Dinner tonight, but the man who chronicled This Town isn't that big a fan. Journalist Mark Leibovich told Jake Tapper on Friday he's amazed that "#nerdprom" still exists because of how reviled the nation's capital is.

Giant Head of Uncle Sam from Creepy Health Care Ads Is at the WHCD

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

The gigantic head of Uncle Sam was seen amidst the gaggle of reporters and celebrities on the White House Correspondents Dinner red carpet today, the same giant Uncle Sam featured in those Generation Opportunity ads acting in the role of a government gynecologist.

WATCH LIVE: Obama Speaks at 2014 White House CorrespondentsDinner

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

On Saturday night, May 3, 2014, Joel McHale hosts the 2014 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner live from Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama will deliver his sixth speech at the annual event, which will begin at approximately 8 p.m. ET.

Fewer Celebs Attending WHCD Because of Past ‘Weird Experiences’

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

A new report by The Hollywood Reporter says that fewer A-list celebrities are attending the White House Correspondents Dinner this year because of past "weird experiences" at the dinner.

WATCH LIVE: 2014 White House CorrespondentsDinner Red Carpet

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

On Saturday night, May 3, 2014, Joel McHale will host the 2014 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner live from Washington, D.C. Before the event begins at 8 p.m. ET, you can catch all of the red carpet arrival action right here. Show More Summary

Joel McHale Previews WHCD: These People ‘Have Enough Power to Never Laugh Again’

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Joel McHale is hosting the White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday night, and gave CNN's Jake Tapper a preview of his remarks and explained why all the powerful people he'll be roasting unrepentantly will enjoy being on the serving end of the jokes.

WATCH: Chuck Todd, Jake Tapper Join Joel McHale on The Soup

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

With Joel McHale set to host this Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner, he decided to take his E! show The Soup down to Washington, D.C. for a special political-themed episode Wednesday night. Joining McHale will be rival cable news anchors Chuck Todd from MSNBC and Jake Tapper from CNN.

The Featured Performer at This Year’s White House Correspondents Dinner Will Be…

9 months agoNews : Mediaite

Joel McHale, host of E!'s The Soup and NBC's Community, will be hosting the White House Correspondents Dinner this year. It'll be his first time hosting the big event, following in the footsteps of comics like Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Conan O'Brien.

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