The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for inciting an insurrection, finding that he poses a threat to democracy and the Constitution if allowed to remain in office. The House voted 232-197 to approve the impeachment article, with 10 Republicans joining 222 Democrats in voting yes. The Republicans included Rep. Liz Cheney, […]

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The Kennedy Center Honors announced Wednesday that choreographer and actress Debbie Allen, singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, actor Dick Van Dyke, singer-songwriter Joan Baez and violinist Midori will be the honored at this year’s ceremony, which was pushed to May from its traditional December date. The Kennedy Center is planning for in-person medallion ceremonies with a limited […]

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Fox News’ Brit Hume bluntly told Tucker Carlson Tuesday night that President Donald Trump’s political fortunes are essentially dead. Carlson questioned why Democrats would push to impeach the president now with less than two weeks to go in his term. Democrats (and as of this posting, three Republicans) are voting to impeach the president over his rhetoric and actions that led […]

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Add YouTube to the list of online spaces where Donald Trump can no longer rile up his supporters. The company announced Tuesday that “in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence,” it has slapped the outgoing president with his “1st strike” and has blocked him from uploading new videos “for a *minimum* of […]

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Following a press conference by the FBI and Department of Justice on Tuesday, former FBI director James Comey shared with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show his confidence that those who participated in riots in the nation’s capital last week will be caught. Comey noted that for the FBI, they’re viewing the shocking events of last Wednesday […]

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Sophia Loren, the Oscar winner who has returned to the screen starring in this year’s Netflix move The Life Ahead directed by her son Edoardo Ponti, will receive this year’s KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award. The honor, which recognizes excellence, artistry and innovation and outstanding contribution to film, will be bestowed during a special screening of the film January […]

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Meghan McCain is still fuming about the U.S. Capitol riots, and she wants Trump — and the entire Republican party — to take responsibility for what happened. On Tuesday’s episode of “The View,” the subject of Trump’s possible second impeachment was still on the table, and McCain had a lot to say. “It’s absolute lunacy, […]

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Facebook currently has no plans to allow Donald Trump to regain access to his social accounts, after the social giant suspended him indefinitely following the Jan. 6 insurrection in the nation’s capital, COO Sheryl Sandberg. Also Monday, Facebook said it has begun removing content with the phrase “stop the steal,” which has become a popular rallying cry among […]

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Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott has just announced a new daytime programming line-up that will debut on Monday, January 18th. The most notable changes have news anchor Martha MacCallum moving from her 7 p.m. slot to hosting a dayside show at 3 p.m. Harris Faulkner will no longer host Outnumbered Overtime a 1 p.m., and will now host The Faulkner Focus at 11 a.m. Chief White […]

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Hallmark, based in Kansas City, Missouri, has asked Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley and Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall to return its political donations. “HALLPAC, Hallmark’s political action committee, supports elected leaders from a wide variety of viewpoints–including Democrats, Republicans and Independents,” said a statement from a Hallmark representative. The statement continued: “Hallmark believes the peaceful transition […]

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Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem are in negotiations to play Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Amazon and Aaron Sorkin’s Being the Ricardos, the film about the relationship between the I Love Lucy stars. Having penned the screenplay, Academy Award winner Sorkin also will direct the film from Amazon Studios and Escape Artists. The film is set during one production week of I Love Lucy — […]

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The stars of the upcoming “Sex and the City” revival at HBO Max are about to have plenty of cash to buy cosmopolitans. According to multiple sources, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis are all set to bank over $1 million per episode for the 10 episode series. All three are set to star in […]

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CNN is making significant changes to its Washington D.C. lineup ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration. For starters, The Lead with Jake Tapper will expand to two hours airing from 4-6 p.m. with The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer being cut down to one hour, from 6-7 p.m. Blitzer “will also have a principal anchor role for all major breaking news […]

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“Sex and the City” is getting the revival treatment at HBO Max, Variety has confirmed. The new chapter is titled “And Just Like That…” and will star Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis. Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones in the original series, is not returning. Parker, Nixon and Davis will also executive produce, along […]

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Alex Trebek’s final week of episodes as host of “Jeopardy!” — which conclude with the episode airing January 8 — have been striking in part for how much Trebek is committed to performing the show’s business as usual. There have been asides, through the week of shows that were the last he taped before his […]

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Thursday evening,  Fox News host Tucker Carlson ridiculed CNN’s Briana Keilar for airing video clips of Capital Hill insurgents to help federal authorities identify members of the unruly mob. On Friday, Keilar hit back hard. The seven-plus minute rebuttal systematically takes apart every portion of Carlson’s dismissal, in a dispassionate manner that still included the sort of schoolyard taunts […]

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Michael Apted, British director of the “Up” series of documentaries, as well as “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Gorillas in the Mist” (1988), James Bond film “The World Is Not Enough” (1999) and “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” (2010), has died, his agency Gersh confirmed. He was 79. Apted directed three actors […]

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Tommy Lasorda, the boisterous master motivator who “bled Dodger Blue” during his seven decades with the club as a player, scout, coach, manager and ambassador in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, has died. He was 93. Lasorda, who managed the team for nearly 20 years to four National League pennants and World Series titles in 1981 and […]

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In its biggest original programming foray to date, Roku has bought exclusive global distribution rights to the portfolio of Quibi, the recently shuttered mobile-only streaming venture fronted by Jeffrey Katzenberg. The acquisition covers most of the Quibi library, but some daily news shows are not part of the package. A key draw for Roku is the talent, a roster including […]

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Simon & Schuster will no longer publish Senator Josh Hawley’s forthcoming book. The publication announced Thursday they have cancelled the June publication of Hawley’s The Tyranny of Big Tech after the former attorney general of Missouri and Republican senator has been accused of helping incite the mob of Trump supporters that resulted in the violent riot that took place at […]

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A furious Joe Scarborough on Thursday dropped an f-bomb on live television while talking about the pro-Trump riots at the U.S. Capitol, calling for the arrests of President Trump, Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump Jr. for insurrection. The MSNBC host issued a fiery condemnation of the Capitol Police response to the mob while speaking on “Morning Joe,” questioning why the group […]

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Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade on Thursday laid into Donald Trump, one day after rioters egged on by the president stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to disrupt the congressional certification of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ 2020 election victory. Kilmeade, a member of the trio that hosts what was once Trump’s favorite show, called Trump’s post-election behavior […]

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More TV viewers got their news about Wednesday’s U.S. Capitol Building chaos via CNN than on any other TV channel. Yes, that includes broadcast television as well as cable — and it holds true for any part of the day. From 8 to 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday, CNN averaged 8.203 million total primetime viewers […]

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YouTube, Facebook and Twitter have removed a video that President Donald Trump released as his supporters stormed the Capitol building and disrupted the Electoral College vote count. In the video, posted on social media platforms on Wednesday afternoon, Trump told the rioters to “go home now” while reiterating the false claim that the 2020 election […]

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Democrats captured control of the Senate on Wednesday with a pair of historic victories in Georgia’s runoff elections, assuring slim majorities in both chambers of Congress for President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and delivering an emphatic, final rebuke to President Trump in his last days in office. The Rev. Raphael Warnock defeated Senator Kelly Loeffler, […]

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