Olympics Commentator Goes Wild After Kikkan Randall And Jessie Diggins Win Cross-Country Gold
Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins made history during the women's cross country skiing today during the team sprint freestyle race at the Pyeongchang Games, winning the first gold medal in the sport since 1976 when Bill Koch took home the silver. Randall and Diggins were ecstatic for the win but commentator Chad Salmela seemed to be more excited. In fact, he nearly lost it.
In the final nail-biting moments of the race, Salmela was doing commentary alongside Steve… Read
Jimmy Kimmel Defends Florida Students Under Attack From Far Right Wingnuts Ted Nugent, Donald Trump Jr.
Students in Miami, Chicago, Iowa, Maryland and Washington D.C. walked out of class one day after the Florida state legislature refused to even debate a bill banning assault weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines. On Wednesday, ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel commended the high schoolers who have been tearing up the news cycle since a gunman murdered 17 in a Parkland, Florida high school last week. Students at the school who launched the #NeverAgain movement… Read
‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Actress Karla Souza Accuses Mexican Producer Of Sexual Assault
As the #MeToo and Time’s Up movement still remains at the forefront in Hollywood, How to Get Away with Murder actress Karla Souza has come forward with sexual assault allegations in an interview during an appearance on CNN Espanol. She did not name the alleged Mexican producer-director that allegedly assaulted her earlier in her career, but soon after the interview, Televisa, Mexico’s largest TV network, fired producer-director Gustavo Loza.
It is not 100 percent proven… Read
Grieving Florida Students, Parents Savage Senator Marco Rubio At CNN Town Hall On Gun Violence
Angry students and parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida filleted Sen. Marco Rubio and NRA rep Dana Loesch at a CNN town hall on gun violence Wednesday night.
Student Cameron Kasky demanded Rubio declare he would no longer take National Rifle Association money. He took nearly $10K during the 2016 election cycle.
Rubio began to bob and weave, saying the influence of "these groups comes not from money; it comes from millions of people who… Read
‘The Domestics’ Special Effects Coordinator Says He Shares Blame in “Wigging” Incident
Guy Clayton, the special effects coordinator on MGM's The Domestics, says he feels responsible for the "wigging" incident that led to a sex discrimination complaint filed with the EEOC by stuntwoman Deven MacNair, because he told “the powers that be” that he could get the special effects ready on short notice.
MacNair, however, isn't having any of it. "How many excuses are we going to hear?" she asked. "They said I was too big to double the actress, that I'm a horrible… Read
‘The Village’: Grace Van Dien To Star In NBC Drama Pilot
Grace Van Dien (Greenhouse Academy) has booked the lead role in NBC drama pilot The Village, from Mike Daniels and Universal TV.
Written/executive produced by Daniels (The Brave, Sons of Anarchy), The Village is a sprawling ensemble drama. Despite difference in age, race, culture and lifestyle, the residents of a Manhattan apartment building find that the more their lives intertwine, the more complex and compelling their connections become, thus proving life's challenges… Read
‘High Maintenance’ & ‘Crashing’ Renewed For Season 3 By HBO
HBO has given Season 3 renewals to the two comedy series that are in the midst of airing their second seasons on the pay cable network, the pot-themed High Maintenance and Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow’s Crashing.
There is no word yet on the future of the new Alan Ball drama series Here and Now, which is currently airing its first season.
Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, the under-the-radar High Maintenance, which made the leap from the web to TV, has been an… Read
Roku’s Earnings Beat Street, But Stock Plunges 21% On Forecast
Roku’s shares plunged nearly 22% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the company issued a forecast losses for the coming quarter.
The maker of streaming TV devices predicted first-quarter revenue of $120-$130 million, falling short of the $131.7 million estimate of analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. It also forecast a loss of $15 to $21 million in the coming quarter — citing the impact of an accounting rule change governing when customer revenue can be… Read
‘Seven Seconds’ Review: ‘Killing’ Creator’s New Drama Needs Less Time, Not More
Time is in many ways of the essence with The Killing creator Veena Sud's Seven Seconds. Launching on February 23, the Netflix anthology series starts with the accidental killing of a black teen by a white Jersey City cop and turns to the ugly places with a bigoted wall of blue cover-up, family fallout, our clearly broken justice system, the Black Lives Matters movement and some brutal truths about American life. Yet despite an outstanding performance by American Crime… Read
Meryl Streep Rips “Pathetic” Harvey Weinstein For Using Her Name In Lawsuit
EXCLUSIVE: Meryl Streep won one of her Oscars for playing Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady and, like the late British Prime Minister, the acclaimed actor is not for turning — at least when it comes to Harvey Weinstein using her name to get a sexual misconduct class-action suit thrown out.
"Harvey Weinstein's attorneys use of my (true) statement — that he was not sexually transgressive or physically abusive in our business relationship — as evidence that he was not… Read
Fox News Channel’s Mark Levin Sunday Show Gets Premiere Date
Fox News Channel said today that its new Sunday show, Life, Liberty & Levin, will debut this coming Sunday, February 25, at 10 PM ET. Which is a good thing because, back in November, FNC promised that Mark Levin’s Sunday show would launch in February, and this coming Sunday is the last one in February.
As previously announced, the hourlong program hosted by the nationally syndicated radio talk show personality will “explore the fundamental values and principles… Read
Guillermo Del Toro Denies ‘Shape Of Water’ Was Influenced By 1969 Play: “I Never Saw It”
EXCLUSIVE: The Shape of Water director and co-writer Guillermo del Toro has come out to directly refute claims made in a lawsuit filed today by the estate of playwright Paul Zindel that the filmmaker appropriated plot elements from Let Me Hear You Whisper. That is a 1969 play about a janitorial cleaning woman who attempts (and fails) to free a dolphin from a scientific laboratory facility that weaponizes animals for military use.
“I have never read nor seen the play,” del… Read