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Bob Garfield: “Everything you need to know about the [White House] Correspondents’ Dinner is that there is a red carpet.” (npr.org) A New York Times “innovation report” says the paper needs “to make further structural changes in the newsroom to achieve a digital first reality.” (capitalnewyork.com) The Globe and Mail wants its … Read More
The Fifth Annual Classy Awards were held on Saturday evening May 3 in San Diego, California. While other events that took place that same day -- most notably the Kentucky Derby and the White House Correspondents Dinner -- received far...Show More Summary
At the White House Correspondents Dinner, President Obama joked about the rough year he had with the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). That said, it is useful to take a serious moment to reflect on the importance of programs that invest in the public health. Show More Summary
Apologies for serving leftovers from the White House Correspondents Dinner, but this was just too tasty: notice those two chairs and place settings being hastily whisked away from one of the Politico tables before the salads hit the table on Saturday night? Seems that super-philanthropists Wayne and Catherine Reynolds skipped out on the dinner, sources told the […]
This past weekend’s meet and greet of Hollywood and Washington at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner was the perfect opportunity to catch our favorite fake politicos gawking at their real-life counterparts and vice versa. Here are some of the best meet ups that we’ve seen posted on Twitter and Instagram. “Seeing Double:” Tony Goldwyn […]
Three days after his star Joel McHale fell flat at the White House Correspondents Dinner, “Community” executive producer Chris McKenna waxed pessimistic about his perennially on-the-bubble NBC show’s chances for a pickup. @AltNationNet @nbc @Sony @danharmon Community is dead. Show More Summary
If Mario Lopez can discuss abortion with Sarah Palin on Extra, surely Seth Meyers can talk about the awfulness of the White House Correspondents Dinner, and gun violence, on his late night comedy series Late Night. Watch:
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.
“Veep” creator Armando Ianucci visited Washington last weekend for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and in addition having a bit of fun, he was on a mission to collect fodder that might find its way into future scripts. In previous seasons of the HBO show, which stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, […]
CNN led the cable news charge Saturday night at 10 PM when the White House Correspondents Dinner was in full boil. The network flooded the zone with three hours of Nerd Prom, starting at about 8 PM ET. MSNBC began its coverage at 9 PM. Show More Summary
From the White House Correspondents’ Association’s most recent IRS Form 990 (covering 11/1/2011 to 10/31/2012): Form 990 for 11/1/2010 to 10/31/2011: Annual dinner receipts: $631,285 Less charitable contributions: $249,577 Gross income:...Show More Summary
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.
Man Does The #NaeNae At White House Correspondents Dinner The annual White House Correspondents dinner was held over the weekend and while many of the fellas in attendance spent their time making sure they were on their best suit an...
CNN cleaned up in the ratings Saturday night during the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, but viewership was down on the network from the same night last year. CNN won the hours of 10pm and 11pm in both total viewers and the younger demo. Show More Summary
Guests and viewers of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner once again were “privied” to a joke about Arianna Huffington‘s accent when entertainer for the evening – Joel McHale – said that it “represented 19 different nationalities.” In...Show More Summary
The most interesting part of the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner was watching the CSPAN coverage after it was all over. Nothing that went on during the previous hour was as compelling as watching Katie Couric posing for pictures, talking animatedly and laughing with friends, as waiters began clearing the tables. Show More Summary
Take a look at this hilarious video from Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
Late Saturday night, at the Vanity Fair party celebrating the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, Darrell Issa, the Republican congressman from San Diego, California, was chatting amiably with Governor Chris Christie, of New Jersey, leaning in to swap gossip and looking very much at ease in his tuxedo. Show More Summary