YouTube on Wednesday permanently banned conservative political commentator Dan Bongino after he was previously suspended for violating the platform’s COVID misinformation policy. Both of Bongino’s main channel and second channel for his show have been removed, and he will not be allowed to create new accounts. The host had on the video platform earlier this […]

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Emmy winner Claire Danes is set to star opposite Jesse Eisenberg and Lizzy Caplan in FX’s Fleishman is in Trouble, a limited series adaptation of Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s bestselling debut novel of the same name, which will stream on Hulu Created by Brodesser-Akner, the story is centered on recently separated forty-something Toby Fleishman (Eisenberg) who dives into the brave new […]

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Peter Robbins, who voiced Charlie Brown in the classic Peanuts specials of the 1960s, has died. He was 65. His family told Fox 5 San Diego on Tuesday that the actor died by suicide last week. Born in Los Angeles on Aug. 10, 1956, Robbins got his start as a child performer and, beginning at age 9, brought to […]

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Let’s get after it: Even as CNN puts much of its energy into launching a new streaming-video hub, it’s also trying to figure out how to replace Chris Cuomo in its pivotal 9 p.m. time slot. Some staffers at the WarnerMedia network believe CNN has been holding the equivalent of on-air tryouts in recent weeks, turning over the 9 […]

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As the media world knows by now, President Joe Biden called Fox News White House Correspondent Peter Doocy “a stupid son of a bitch” on Monday in response to the reporter’s question about inflation. “Do you think inflation is a political liability in the midterms?” Doocy asked as he was being ushered out of the East Room after a […]

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Cheryl Hines is weighing in after her husband, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., invoked the Holocaust and Nazi Germany in a recent speech about vaccine mandates. During a Washington, D.C., anti-vax rally on Sunday, Kennedy suggested that the situation is worse today for those in the U.S. who oppose vaccine mandates than it was for Anne Frank, […]

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Dylan McDermott is becoming a full-time member of the Dick Wolf universe. The Emmy-nominated actor, who has been recurring on NBC’s Law & Order: Organized Crime, has been tapped as the lead of another Dick Wolf series, CBS’ FBI: Most Wanted.   McDermott will succeed Julian McMahon, who is exiting FBI: Most Wanted after almost three seasons. McMahon’s last episode of Jess […]

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President Joe Biden called Fox News White House Correspondent Peter Doocy a “stupid son of a bitch.” Wrapping up a photo op in front of the media on Monday, several reporters shouted questions at Biden, including Doocy. Inflation has featured prominently in discussions about the U.S. economy ahead of November’s elections. Last month, it hit a 40-year high. Later, Doocy […]

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The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg slammed Real Time host Bill Maher over his comments about the coronavirus. “I don’t want to live in your paranoid world anymore. Your masked paranoid world, you know, you go out. It’s silly now, you know, you mask, you have to have a card. You have to have a booster. They scan your head,” he said on HBO’s Real Time. “Like you’re a cashier and I’m a bunch […]

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Louie Anderson, the big-hearted everyman who rose to fame as a stand-up comic, then channeled the spirit of his late mother for his Emmy-winning turn as Christine Baskets on the FX series Baskets, has died. He was 68. Anderson died Friday in a Las Vegas hospital of complications from cancer, his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

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Singer Meat Loaf, whose “Bat Out of Hell” album is among the best-selling and most enduring rock albums of the 1970s, died on Jan. 20 at the age of 74. A consummate performer, he also appeared as an actor in the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” as well as “Crazy Alabama,” “Fight Club” and […]

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Kathy Griffin says that when she asked for a pay raise ahead of CNN’s 2016 New Year’s Eve show, CNN president Jeff Zucker denied it and then fired her — before eventually rehiring her following a 20 percent cut in her pay. In a feature published by The New York Times, Griffin opened up about her attempt at pay negotiation, […]

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The New York Attorney General’s office has released roughly six hours of video of former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo testifying about the extent to which he advised his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, while he faced numerous sexual harassment allegations last year. Cuomo sat down for a deposition on July 15, 2021, in which he spoke at length […]

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In their letter asking Ivanka Trump to sit for an interview, the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol released more text messages from Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday. The letter, made public online, said the committee would like to speak with Ivanka Trump to discuss her first-hand experiences and the amount of […]

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Two time Oscar winner Jodie Foster has joined the cast of “Nyad,” a biopic based on the life of famed long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad that will be directed by the Oscar-winning duo behind “Free Solo,” according to an individual with knowledge of the project. Annette Bening is set to star as Diana Nyad and the […]

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Following a routine investigation, the U.S. Department of Labor has found no basis to overturn last year’s election of Fran Drescher as president of SAG-AFTRA. In rejecting protesters’ claims, the union’s own national election committee came to the same conclusion in October. “Your complaint to the Department of Labor protesting the September 2, 2021, election of officers in SAG-AFTRA … has […]

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An Academy Museum of Motion Pictures exhibition on the founders of Hollywood’s studio system will become a permanent one after criticism over a perceived lack of Jewish representation in a museum representing an industry largely built by Jewish immigrants. Museum director and president Bill Kramer confirmed to TheWrap that a new exhibition of what he […]

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“Bull” is ending after six seasons on CBS. Season 6 of the series began airing in October 2021 with the finale to air in the coming months. Series star Michael Weatherly announced on Twitter that he would be leaving the show to “pursue new creative challenges” after leading the legal drama these past six years. “Hello all! It’s been my […]

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Ellen DeGeneres’ game show Ellen’s Game of Games is not coming back to NBC. Deadline understands that the fourth season of the unscripted primetime series will be its last on the network. The series launched with an eight-episode order in 2017 and its fourth season, which debuted in October 2020 and ran through May 2021, featured 20 episodes. […]

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The Grammy Awards will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, the Recording Academy has confirmed. The CMT Awards, originally scheduled for that day at the venue, will be moved to a later date. Trevor Noah, long-running host of “The Daily Show” and host of the 2021 Grammys, will […]

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Laura Ingraham took particular delight in the fact that Gen. Mark Milley, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tested positive for Covid-19. In June, the Fox News host accused Milley of spreading “far-left Marxist racist ideology” in the U.S. military. During Monday’s show, Ingraham introduced a recurring segment with Raymond Arroyo called “Positively Boosted,” during which the two highlight Covid-positive cases […]

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Lara Logan, the former 60 Minutes correspondent who as of late has earned a reputation for pushing conspiracy theories at Fox News, has been dropped by talent agency UTA over controversial comments she made about Dr. Anthony Fauci. UTA chief communications officer Seth Oster confirmed to Mediaite that the agency cut ties with Logan several weeks ago. The veteran journalist […]

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Filmmaker Joss Whedon is finally speaking out about claims of misconduct on the set of “Justice League” from actors Ray Fisher and Gal Gadot. Fisher, who played Cyborg in the 2017 Warner Bros. DC Comics film, previously claimed Whedon’s behavior on the set of extensive reshoots were “gross” and “unprofessional,” and accused Whedon and executives of lightening his […]

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On what would have been her 100th birthday, the beloved TV legend Betty White is being remembered with online tributes, special screenings and animal charity challenges. The Cincinnati Zoo even named a newborn penguin in her honor, calling the blue penguin chick “Rose” after White’s Golden Girls character. “We think Betty would approve,” the Zoo tweeted. In fact, animal […]

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CNN’s K-File unearthed an old radio interview House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) gave to a local California station days after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, in which McCarthy calls for a bipartisan investigation into the attack and says former President Donald Trump admitted to him that he bears some responsibility for the attack. CNN’s Melanie Zanona noted […]

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