Daily Archives : Jun 8, 2011

Video: Hard To Believe That Jon Stewart Could Get Any Funnier or More Biting About Weinergate, But He Did on Wednesday Night. Yet Another Can’t Miss Stewart Segment That Everyone Will Be Talking About

Shock Jocks Sneak X-Rated Weiner Photo to Internet

A photo purported to show Rep. Anthony Weiner’s naked genitals has made its way to the Internet, as the scandal involving the New York congressman’s so-called “sexting” widens, Salon.com reported. The photo apparently got out against the wishes of Andrew…

Video: Apple Demonstrates the New Operating System for Its iPhone and iPad. Check Out All the New Features

Fox Unveils Changes to Summer Schedule

The Fox Network is making a few tweaks to its summer schedule, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Among the changes, “MasterChef” has a couple of moves in its future: The cooking show shifts next week to Mondays at 9 p.m….

Nicolas Cage’s Son Hospitalized, Under Mental Evaluation After Violent Outburst

Weston Cage, the son of actor Nicolas Cage, was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon and was undergoing mental evaluation after an altercation at a Hollywood restaurant, TMZ.com reported. The 20-year-old reportedly got into a hassle with his trainer after the trainer told…

Best Non-TV Story of the Day: Drug Makes Heart Repair Itself

A study in the journal Nature reveals that a drug has been used in research on mice to make hearts repair themselves, BBC News reported. The drug, thymosin beta 4, appears to “prime” the heart for repair when it is…

What’s Behind All the Chair-Shifting Involving News Anchors and Talk Hosts? In Most Cases–to No One’s Surprise–It Has to Do With Money

Television news and television talk are undergoing some dramatic changes, with a dozen top anchors and hosts ranging from Regis Philbin to Katie Couric changing networks or leaving TV altogether. The reasons behind the changes can be found behind the…

A Modest Proposal for Our Not So Modest Politicians: Have Them Sign the ‘Bad Form’ Form

Like many of us, TVWeek Open Mic blogger Chuck Ross has had enough of the distracting personal shenanigans of our mostly male politicans. As entertaining as their off-color sexual exploits may be temporarily, enough is enough. His solution: The ‘Bad…

Simon Cowell Opens Up About Cheryl Cole’s Departure From ‘X Factor’

Simon Cowell is ready to talk about the recent exit of British pop singer Cheryl Cole from the judging panel for the U.S. version of Cowell’s “X Factor,” the Associated Press reports. Among the revelations, Cowell said he did what…

HBO Fantasy Drama Hits Ratings High

HBO continues to score in the ratings with its new fantasy drama series, reports EW.com’s Inside TV blog. The pay-cable network’s fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" hit a ratings high on Sunday, drawing an average of 2.7 million viewers, the…