Keegan-Michael Key of Comedy Central's Key & Peele has stayed pretty quiet about how his surprise appearance as President Barack Obama's "Anger Translator" at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner came together. But TMZ caught up with the comedian over the weekend and got him to spill some details.
Jon Stewart started off his interview with ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos by asking how a news organization could spend so much time covering the White House Correspondents' Dinner while Baltimore was burning just a few miles away. Show More Summary
CNN took a great deal of heat on Saturday evening for going all-out in its White House Correspondents' Dinner coverage at the expense of ongoing protests in Baltimore. That general consensus of mockery continued Monday evening when Jon Stewart dedicated two full segments to lambasting the cable news network for its programming choices.
This Saturday, CNN was harshly criticized for ignoring the simmering protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, while covering the heck out of the White House Correspondents Dinner. Now that the protests have transformed into riots, CNN is on the scene.
Moments after reminiscing on what a great time was had by all, Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough chastised the media for covering the White House Correspondents Dinner instead of the protests over Freddie Gray's death 40 miles away in Baltimore.
Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong became the fourth woman to host the White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night. "Feels right to have a woman follow President Obama," Strong began, before saying she looks like every "ethnically-ambiguous" person in Hillary Clinton's campaign announcement video.
At Krystal Ball's urging, Donald Trump told MSNBC's red carpet cameras, "You are watching the White House Correspondents' Dinner live on MSNBC." He then added, "Do you believe I said MSNBC?"
On Saturday night, April 25, 2015, Cecily Strong hosts the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner live from Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh speech at the annual event, which will begin at approximately 8 p.m. ET.
On Saturday night, April 25, 2015, Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong will host the 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 Saturday night, April 25, 2015, Cecily Strong will host the 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 beginning at 6 p.m. Show More Summary
Before she takes the podium at tomorrow night's White House Correspondents' Dinner, Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong sat down with CNN's Poppy Harlow to preview how she plans to handle what has somehow become Washington, D.C.'s biggest night of the year. Unlike some of her predecessors, Strong said, "I don't want to be mean, I'd rather be funny."
Shut it down, news outlets; C-SPAN just scored the best celebrity guest to Nerd Prom...
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, perhaps still bitter from his roasting by Seth Meyers at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, absolutely hated Monday night’s Emmy Awards show.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.