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11 hrs ago | Deadline

'GMA' Promotes Lara Spencer To Co-Anchor

Burying his lead, new ABC News division president James Goldston sent around a memo to staff today - in paragraph six of which was the announcement he'd promoted Good Morning America's Lara Spencer to co-host of the program along with Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos.


Related Topix: Flea Market Flip, Entertainment, Television, Good Morning America, US News

20 hrs ago |

Networks Amazed by Obama-Biden Selfie: 'They're Just Like Us!'

The network morning shows on Thursday were thrilled by Vice President Joe Biden joining Instagram on Wednesday and posting a selfie of himself with President Obama.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, CBS This Morning

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Does Grover Speak Yiddish?

It was Elmo, cameras, and applause at WNET's Annual Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street at which community leaders, philanthropists and celebrated personalities toasted the innovative partnerships, which have brought cutting edge programming to millions for decades.


Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, Sesame Street, Entertainment, Television, Kevin Clash, Jazz, Tony Bennett

VIDEO: Wendy Williams on Turning 50: 'I Feel Fabulous!'

Popular talk show host Wendy Williams stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her show and her upcoming romance novel 'Hold Me in Contempt.'


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

NBC Host to Jill Biden: 'What Made You Fall for Joe Biden? Was It His Humor?'

During a hard-hitting question and answer session with Jill Biden on Wednesday's NBC Today , co-host Tamron Hall wondered what made drew the Second Lady to the Vice President: "What made you fall for Joe Biden? Was it his humor? What was it?" Certainly not a question Lynne Cheney was ever asked about Dick Cheney on the morning show.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Entertainment, Television, Dick Cheney

Tue Apr 15, 2014

VIDEO: Morgan Freeman Gives Sneak Peek, Talks New Film TRANSCENDENCE

Morgan Freeman stopped by this morning's TODAY to give a sneak peek at his new sci-fi thriller 'Transcendence.'


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Panicked NBC: 'World Must Act Now' to 'Avert Disaster' of Climate Change

Hyping the latest alarmist global warming study on Sunday's NBC Nightly News, fill-in anchor Carl Quintanilla proclaimed: "A new U.N. report out today warns the world must act now to address climate change to avert disaster."


Related Topix: Global Warming, Entertainment, Television

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC Hails 'Fantastic' New Liberal Policy From French: 'Vive La France!'

The journalists at NBC's Today on Friday rhapsodized over a liberal economic policy coming out of France.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, France, World News,

VIDEO: Jerry Lewis Leaves His Mark in Front of Hollywood's Iconic Theater

Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis , whose career has spanned more than 70 years, cemented his place in entertainment history by leaving his handprints and footprints in front of the iconic TLC Chinese Theater in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Entertainment, Television

TV Newser

After Losing Her Suitcase, Savannah Guthrie Secures a New Outfit in 16 Minutes

Savannah Guthrie ran into a small snafu on her way to the "Make a Difference Day" awards lunch this week: due to a lost suitcase, she arrived in D.C. without her clothes for the event.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Media: Hillary Shoe-Thrower 'Frightening'; Bush Shoe-Thrower A 'Folk Hero'

On Friday, all three network morning shows fretted over a woman throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speaking event in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, George Bush, W., Iraq, World News, CBS This Morning

Networks: Kathleen Sebelius Exits on a 'Relatively High...

All three network morning shows on Friday highlighted the departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy, US News, The Daily Show, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

CBS Replaces One Liberal Comic

Today CBS officially announced that Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert will be replacing David Letterman when he leaves the Late Show hosting chair in 2015.


Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Rush Limbaugh

News Max

Jane Pauley CBS Deal Means 40-Year NBC Journalist Is Returning to Roots

Jane Pauley will join CBS after 40 years with NBC as a co-host of Emmy-winning "CBS Sunday Morning."


Related Topix: Dateline NBC, Books, Your Life Calling, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Fort Worth, TX

The Day

a Sharknado 2a unleashes flying sharks on New York

"Sharknado 2: The Second One" will take a bite out of New York City on July 30 in Syfy's sequel to the campy classic that aired last summer.


Related Topix: 30 Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Judah Friedlander, Matt Lauer

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Tracy Morgan wants David Letterman's job - VIDEO

Watch your back, Jimmy Fallon: One of your former Saturday Night Live co-stars is gunning for David Letterman's job.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Tracy Morgan, Jimmy Fallon, Matt Lauer

Cleveland Daily Banner

Mayor in D.C. for city award

Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland and first lady Sandra are in Washington, D.C., today accepting a $10,000 check from Newman's Own and a USA Weekend Make A Difference Day city award.


Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, George Bush, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, Bradley County, TN

VIDEO: Fitz & The Tantrums Perform New Single 'The Walker' on TODAY

Fitz and The Tantrums stopped by this morning's TODAY and performed their new single, 'The Walker' from the band's new album "More Than Just a Dream" as part of the Toyota Concert Series.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Media Research Center

Networks Declare - Victory' for Obamacare Enrollment; Ignore Questions 90 Percent of Time

The big issue for Obamacare has long been how many people would enroll. When the deadline finally hit, broadcast news networks parroted the administration's claims and raised few concerns about heavily spun results.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Entertainment, Television

VIDEO: Bill O'Reilly Talks New Book, Gov. Christie & More on TODAY

Pundit and author Bill O'Reilly stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about his latest book, "The Last Days of Jesus," and the role of faith in culture.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Chris Christie, US Governors