Daily Archives : Jun 10, 2009

Kudos to Colbert!

Nation, I’m not necessarily a big fan of Stephen Colbert’s blowhard-y right wing persona on “The Colbert Report,” (Jon Stewart is my late-night deity) but his on-location shows this week in Baghdad are something to watch—and congratulations are in order…

Miss California Fired

Miss California, Carrie Prejean, is being fired, Fox News reports. She’s being fired by K2 Productions, the company that produces the Miss California USA pageant, and the firing has the blessing of Donald Trump, who owns the pageant, Fox reports….

Dave Beats Conan: Panic at NBC?

No, there isn’t any panic at NBC, as far as I know. But don’t be surprised if somebody in the Internetosphere starts sounding alarm bells now that… David Letterman has scored his first nightly win over Conan O’Brien! Boosted by…

Report: Lindsay Lohan Offered Big Bucks to Appear on VH1’s ‘Celeb Rehab with Dr. Drew’

Lindsay Lohan’s dad says Dr. Drew can help her—and an offer that may reach six-figures to appear on Drew’s show seems like a pretty good love line, ABC News reports. —Chuck Ross

Letterman Near New Deal at CBS; His Company Will Get Less Money

Pending finalization of an agreement with CBS, David Letterman will keep hosting CBS his late night TV show through August 2012, but his production company Worldwide Pants will get paid lessfor the show, reports the New York Times. —Elizabeth Jensen

Gordon Ramsey Called ‘New Form of Low Life’ by Aussie Prime Minister After Photo Incident of Pig’s Face and Multiple Breasts

The latest controversy involving “Hell’s Kitchen” host Gordon Ramsey, stemming from a run-in he had with a popular TV host down-under in Australia, as reported by Reuters. —Chuck Ross

Carradine Body was Found Wearing Fishnet and Wig and Why Some Suspect Foul Play

In this report from ABCNews, new suspicions are raised about possible foul play involvement in the recent death of former “Kung Fu” TV series star David Carradine. —Chuck Ross

MTV Gets ‘Real’ in Cancun on June 24

MTV has set the premiere of "The Real World: Cancun" for June 24. Clips from the season premiere will be available at realworld.mtv.com on June 17. MTV has also greenlit production on the 23rd season of the show, which will…

NBC’s ‘I’m A Celebrity’ Delivers on MTV, NBC.com

NBC’s "I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!" has invaded cable and online. A four-episode marathon of the reality series’ first week on MTV Sunday averaged a 0.84 rating among people 12-34, improving its time period by 87%. Propelled by…

AMC’s ‘Mad Men’ Returns Aug. 16

The third season of AMC’s "Mad Men" will premiere on Aug. 16 at 10 p.m. with limited commercial interruptions, the network announced today. Future episodes of the series will run into the 11 p.m. hour to accomodate two extra minutes…