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Daily Archives : Feb 19, 2018

Jesse Jackson Wades Into LeBron James-Laura Ingraham Clash

A high-profile war of words between Fox News host Laura Ingraham and NBA superstar LeBron James has a number of observers weighing in, with the Rev. Jesse Jackson among the latest to comment. Ingraham recently blasted James for his comments…

‘SNL’ Alum Recovering From Heart Attack

A “Saturday Night Live” alum was posting humorous messages on social media to let fans know he’s OK after suffering a heart attack. The AP reports that Colin Quinn’s busy touring schedule was interrupted by the attack, which occurred on…

Humanitas Prizes Ceremony Takes On Added Resonance After School Shooting

Even being presented in the midst of the winter awards season, the Humanitas Prizes tend to stand out for their emphasis on films and television programming that examine our common humanity. And this year’s ceremony, coming two days after a…

Sony Pictures Television Shakes Up Its International Production Team

A number of top executives at Sony Pictures Television have new jobs after the company implemented a series of changes in its international production division, Deadline reports. “The London-based division has hired Brendan Fitzgerald in the new role of SVP…

The Latest Critic to Sound Off About Fergie’s National Anthem Is … Fergie!

She may have arrived late to the party, but now even Fergie has joined the feeding frenzy sparked by her odd delivery of the national anthem before Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game. The Internet has gone crazy bashing the pop star’s…

Skater’s Bare Breast Goes Out Live Over the Air in Olympic Wardrobe Malfunction

An ice dancer competing in the Winter Olympics suffered a nightmare wardrobe malfunction when her costume came unfastened, exposing her bare breast to an international audience watching Sunday’s competition on live TV. Viewers immediately began posting photos of French athlete…

Is Investigative Reporter Ronan Farrow Banned From NBC?

“There is an internal war brewing after it was claimed that Ronan Farrow has been banned by NBC News’ top exec Andy Lack,” The New York Post’s Page Six reports. The report notes that Farrow was booked to appear Friday…

NBC’s Olympics Coverage Continues to Struggle to Find Viewers

It was a less than spectacular ratings weekend for NBC’s coverage of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. “On Friday, NBC and NBC Sports’ combined primetime coverage averaged  13.0 rating in metered market households, matching the competition low in that measure…

Eck! Too Much Information About Bravo’s Agreement With Its Reality Stars

Personalities appearing on some Bravo reality shows are required to agree not to sue the network if they get any of a long list of infections during production, The New York Post’s Page Six reports. The report says participants must…

Case Against Charter Goes Forward

A judge refused to dismiss a case against Charter Communications in which the media company is accused of duping consumers by providing broadband speeds that were slower than advertised, MediaPost reports. The suit was brought by New York Attorney General…