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Networks Defend Obama as 'Critics Pounced' and Took 'Too...

On Friday morning, the major broadcast networks were out in full force to defend President Obama after his remarks at a press conference Thursday afternoon in which he said that "we don't have a strategy yet" in how to militarily address the Islamic terrorist group ISIS in Syria.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Terrorism, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, US News, CBS This Morning

Friday | E! Online

Ariana Grande Is "Happy" With Her Love Life

Though it's no secret the diva-in-training is dating Big Sean , she's not ready to discuss the details of their fledgling romance.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Accuracy In Media

NBC News President Ignites a Firestorm by Saying Division Had "Gone To Sleep"

NBC News president Deborah Turness has ignited a firestorm by saying that the news division hadn't kept up with the times and had "gone to sleep," leading to its current ratings woes.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Tom Brokaw

Deseret News

Parents respond to Nicki Minaj's 'vile' music video that's breaking records

Nicki Minaj arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

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Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Inglewood, CA

New York Daily News

Katie Couric accused Diane Sawyer of trading sex for interviews, new book claims

Sheila Weller's forthcoming tell-all 'The News Sorority' claims to offer up details on the scandalous and sometimes catty escapades of noteworthy newswomen, including how some apparently hold strong disdain for each other.


Related Topix: Katie, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Katie Couric, 60 Minutes

Today is National Ghostbusters Day

The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from Ghostbustersa makes a surprise appearance on NBC's TODAY to wish Al Roker a Happy Birthday.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Stripes, Short, War Movies, Drama Movies, Meatballs, My Girl


Former Orlando Anchor Wendy Chioji Reveals 'The Cancer is Back'

Former WESH anchor Wendy Chioji says "The Beast" she's been fighting for years has "come roaring back."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Pocono Record

Jon Stewart takes home biggest paycheck in late-night TV

While a new crop of TV talk show hosts are jockeying for ratings success, Jon Stewart is the king of the late night, at least in terms of his paycheck.


Related Topix: The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Judge Judy, Reality TV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Ice Bucket Challenge a fad with a mission

Anyone who has been around for very long has seen fads come and go. Those that stick around for very long become trends, fashion or, if they have real survival skills, "modern advancements."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Opinion

2014 Emmys host Seth Meyers promises there will be 'no twerking'

Actor and television host Seth Meyers speaks to the press at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards press preview day held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers

NBC Reporter to Islamic Extremists: 'You Do Not Even Represent A ...

In a report aired on Monday's NBC Today , correspondent Keir Simmons spoke with Islamic extremists in Britain acting as apologists for the ISIS terrorists who brutally murdered journalist James Foley.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Terrorism

Slice of Scifi

"National Ghostbusters Day" Celebrates Film's 30th Anniversary

Thursday, August 28th is being touted as "National Ghostbusters Day", in honor of the 30th anniversary of the original Ghostbusters theatrical release - who ya gonna call? This milestone is being celebrated with a limited theatrical re-release of Ghostbusters , exhibiting it's 4K remastered restoration for another generation to see on the big ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II


Emmys Host Seth Meyers: 'Avoid A Train Wreck'

That's what the SNL vet and Late Night host replied this morning when Al Roker asked him to name his biggest goal for tonight's NBC-broadcast 66th Primetime Emmycast.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Kos

GOP e-mail with a Soros connection to Perry's Indictment

On January 27, 1998, then First Lady Hillary Clinton - without a shred of credible evidence - infamously claimed during an NBC Today interview with Matt Lauer that a "vast right-wing conspiracy" had been working to destroy her husband "since the day he announced for president."


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, Rick Perry, US Governors

New York Daily News

Jenna Wolfe, Stephanie Gosk expecting second child

It's a girl! The 'Today' show anchor announced her pregnancy Friday morning live on air one year after welcoming couple's daughter.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Rolls Out the EMMY Red Carpet

Comedian Seth Meyers will take on The Challenge of hosting the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, August 25th.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

NBC's TODAY Continues to Close Gap with GMA

NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and narrow the competitive ratings gaps. For the week of August 11, TODAY posted its biggest total viewer and A25-54 deliveries in two months .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Ebola patients, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, released from hospital

Two American missionaries who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia, have recovered and have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

The San Diego Union-Tribune

NYC mayor declares 'Al Roker Appreciation Day'

This image released by NBC shows New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, third from left, presenting co-host Al Roker, second left, with a proclamation declaring it Al Roker Appreciation Day during a broadcast of the "Today" show on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in New York.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Al Roker wanted for Biden Cabinet

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday offered surprise on-air birthday wishes to "Today" show co-host Al Roker - and even offered to help him get a gig in the White House in the future.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden