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Oprah Responds to Switzerland’s Apology Over Alleged Racism Incident — and Has a Few Words for Lindsay Lohan While She’s at It … and Then There’s the ‘Inhaling’ Comment

Oprah Winfrey continues to field questions about an alleged racism incident that she said took place at a high-end store in Zurich, Switzerland. She talks about the incident in at least two new video interviews — one of which appears…

CBS Show Sinks to All-Time Low as ABC Wins the Night

A series that has been performing well for CBS this summer hit a stumbling block in the ratings Monday night, paving the way for a prime-time win by ABC, based on Nielsen overnights for the key 18-49 demo. TVbytheNumbers.com reports…

Veteran Character Actor Dead at 68 — ‘Webster’ Actor Also Hosted Game Show, Gained Cult Status for Voice Work

A veteran character actor known for his performances on ABC’s "Webster" and other TV series and for his voice work has died. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Henry Polic II, who played Jerry Silver on "Webster," died Sunday in an…

‘The Love Boat’ — the Actual Boat — Comes to a Troubled Ending

The cruise ship used in the classic series "The Love Boat" has made its last run. CNN reports that the ship sailed to Turkey last week for dismantling, experiencing tragedy along the way as two people died in an accident…

Reality Star Being Wooed for Public Office?

Some Republican operatives are reportedly hoping a popular reality TV personality can be convinced to run for the House of Representatives. The Washington Examiner reports that they are interested in getting "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson to run for the…

Racial Discrimination Claim Against Paula Deen Thrown Out

A federal judge on Monday tossed out a racial discrimination claim against Paula Deen that damaged the former Food Network star’s business empire after Deen admitted during a deposition for the case that she had used the N-word in the…

ABC Orders Comedy From Hot TV Producer

ABC has bought a comedy from a producer that is off to a hot start this development season, The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports. The producer is Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland. Rhimes has an overall deal with ABC Studios. The network…

NBC Wins Bidding War for Greg Berlanti Drama

In a competitive bidding situation, NBC has bought a drama from producer Greg Berlanti and novelist and feature writer Seth Grahame-Smith, reports Deadline.com. The prison drama, "Paradise," is set in the late 21st century in Las Vegas, which is now…

History Pilot Sparks Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed over a pilot at the History channel, TheWrap.com reports. A man is suing A&E Television Networks over the pilot "Thingamabob," alleging that he was offered the hosting job but fired after airing concerns about working…

Freddie Prinze Jr. Joins Lifetime Series

Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. has been added to a Lifetime series. EW.com’s Inside TV reports that Prinze, known for his work in "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "She’s All That" and other feature films, joins the series "Witches…