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Daily Archives : Feb 21, 2017

‘Twin Peaks’ Actor Dies

An actor who was a part of the original ABC series “Twin Peaks” that aired in 1990-1991 has died. Newsday reports that Warren Frost died Friday at his home in Middlebury, Vt., after a lengthy illness. He was 91. Frost…

Historian Examines Prospects for Trump’s Impeachment

“A college professor who has successfully predicted every presidential election since 1984, including Donald Trump’s upset victory last year, is working on a book based on a possible future plot twist: Trump’s removal from office,” the AP reports. “Dey Street…

Netflix Pulls Ads for Comedy Series After Receiving Complaints

The Netflix streaming service pulled the plug on a graphic ad campaign for its original comedy series “Santa Clarita Diet” that was running in Germany, after receiving complaints about the ads, Variety reports. “The German marketing materials for the show…

Vandal Who Bashed Trump’s Hollywood Star Gets Light Sentence

A vandal who took a sledgehammer to Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame avoided jail time when he was sentenced today, Deadline.com reports. Jamie Otis, 53, faced the possibility of three years in jail and $10,000 in…

Right-Wing Firebrand Apologizes for Remarks, Quits as Editor of Breitbart

“Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos resigned as an editor at Breitbart News on Tuesday and apologized for comments he had made about sexual relationships between boys and men,” the AP reports. “Yiannopoulos, speaking to reporters, said that two men, including…

Writers Guild Awards: Oscar Favorites Emerge; FX Dominates Television Awards

Two Academy Awards favorites emerged at Sunday night’s Writer’s Guild Awards, while FX celebrated a big night in the television categories. The Writers Guild awarded the trophy for Best Original Screenplay for a film to “Moonlight,” which is nominated for…

Fox News Anchor Dead at 55

An anchor who has been hosting a program on the Fox News Channel died Monday after a battle with cancer. Brenda Buttner, a senior business correspondent and the host of the FNC morning show “Bulls & Bears,” was 55. Buttner…

‘Partridge Family’ Star Battling Dementia

One of the stars of the popular 1970s ABC musical comedy series “The Partridge Family” revealed that he’s battling dementia. Actor and musician David Cassidy, who starred as Keith Partridge on the show and became one of the major pop…

Greta Van Susteren Tells Trump to ‘Back Off’

Greta Van Susteren issued a strong rebuke to Donald Trump on her MSNBC show after Trump sent out a tweet Friday calling a number of major news outlets “the enemy of the American People.” Trump aimed his remark at what…

Late-Night Host Considering Retirement

A TV host who has been a fixture of the late-night broadcast landscape is thinking about retiring when his current contract runs out. Variety reports that Jimmy Kimmel may call it a night when his deal expires in fall 2019….