Donald Trump Presidential Campaign Dissected By Bill Maher And Panel
In case CNN anchor Jake Tapper didn’t have enough things to talk to guest Donald Trump about on tomorrow’s State of the Union:
Real estate mogul/reality TV Star/beauty pageant co-owner/GOP presidential candidate Trump is "the Frankenstein monster,” created by the Tea Party, who isn't going away any time soon, Bill Maher pronounced last night on his HBO late night show Real Time. “He never apologizes – he's never wrong, no matter what crazy thing he says. He's the white… Read
Patrick Macnee Dies: Star Of 1960s TV Series ‘The Avengers’ Was 93
Patrick Macnee, best known as secret agent John Steed in the 1960s TV series The Avengers, has died today of natural causes at his home in Rancho Mirage, CA. He was 93. The program, with glamorous co-stars including the leather-catsuit-wearing Diana Rigg and Honor Blackman, came to epitomize London in the Swinging ’60s. Seeking to capitalize on the success of the James Bond books and films, The Avengers showed a world of derring-do and globe-trotting capers.
With his… Read
Sarah Palin Out Again As Fox News Channel Contributor
Sarah Palin – Alaska governor, GOP VPOTUS nominee, Tina Fey doppleganger, reality TV star, best-selling author – no longer can include Fox News Channel Contributor on her resume’s list of current activities.
A Fox News rep told Deadline the network and Palin parted ways amicably, this time on June 1, as Politico first reported. But she hasn’t been seen on the air much because the network felt she did not hold the same relevance as she once did, according to an informed… Read
Clint Eastwood’s Jenner Joke Cut From Spike’s Guys Choice Awards
Those of you who had set your DVRs for this week’s Guys Choice Awards won’t be getting the whole story. Spike TV said today that is has cut from the broadcast an inappropriate joke Clint Eastwood made about Caitlyn Jenner during the weekend ceremony that is set to air on Thursday. The 85-year-old filmmaker was introducing San Andreas star Dwayne Johnson and commented on the pro wrestler-turned-action hero’s transition from athlete to actor. According to Read
Chuck Lorre Hosts Obama Event June 18
Prolific TV producer Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory, Two And A Half Men) is hosting President Obama for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser June 18 at Lorre’s home, Deadline has confirmed. Around 30 people are expected to pony up $16,700 apiece to attend. That same night Obama has scheduled a $33,500 per person dinner at the home of Tyler Perry.
The next day, also previously reported, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will be in L.A. for a $2,700… Read
Duggars Tell Megyn Kelly They’re “Fine” If TLC Cancels Show – Update
UPDATED, 7:20 PM: “We are fine whether they film us or not,” Jim Bob Duggar told Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly tonight, in re their TLC series. The network pulled reruns of the series from its lineup May 22 after allegations surfaced that their oldest son had fondled children, including some of his sisters, in 2002-03. “We’re gonna go on and live life. We’re gonna serve God and make a difference in the world,” the family patriarch told Kelly.
“Either way, we’re at peace,”… Read
Caitlyn Jenner Hot Topic On Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel Late Night Shows
Late night TV did its part last night toward Caitlyn Jenner’s superbly orchestrated walk-up to the debut of her new E! reality series, Call Me Cait.
Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart noted the media wasted no time treating Caitlyn like a woman, showing clips of female reporters talking about being jealous of her looks, and one of TMZ’s bits of male on-air talent raving about her “sexy boobs,” while others mulled whether Caitlyn is now hotter than former wife Kris… Read
Tracy Morgan Still Not Ready To Perform After Tragic Vehicle Accident
"I can't believe I'm here," a teary-eyed Tracy Morgan said on NBC’s Today show set this morning, marking one year since the traffic accident that left him hospitalized and killed his friend and colleague James, “Jimmy Mac” McNair. Morgan told Matt Lauer he still has no memory of the accident, has his “good days and my bad days.”
Morgan intends to get back to work as soon as possible.”I love comedy. I’ll never stop loving her. I love comedy and I can’t wait to get back to… Read
Turner, Live Nation In Concert On New Music Performance Awards
Turner Broadcasting and Live Nation Entertainment today announced the Live Nation Music Awards, a new television event that promises to celebrate the best live musical performances of the year. Set to be simulcast on TNT and TBS on Oct. 1, 2015, the ceremony will be produced by Live Nation Entertainment in collaboration with IMG and dick clark productions.
Addressing the critical shortage of music-awards shows on TV, the Live Nation Music Awards will connect fans with… Read
Will Bollywood Star Salman Khan’s Guilty Verdict In Fatal Hit & Run Impact Industry?
UPDATED with bail information below: Salman Khan is one of the titans of Bollywood, with blockbuster films that include last year’s No. 2 highest-grosser Kick, along with previous top earners Dabaang, Bodyguard and Ek Tha Tiger. The actor’s next major release, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, is set for July 17, the beginning of the lucrative Eid-al-fitr holiday which Khan has typically owned over the past several years. Is that now in question?
Today, Khan was found guilty of… Read
Leslie Mann Set To Star, ‘Hangover’ Scribes Jon Lucas & Scott Moore To Direct Untitled Comedy
EXCLUSIVE: Bill Block has readied his first big package since forming Block Entertainment with Raj Brinder Singh’s Merced Capital and Kevin Frakes’ PalmStar Media Capital. They are going out to studios today with a package that has Leslie Mann set to anchor an untitled R-rated female-driven comedy that was written and will be directed by The Hangover scribes Jon Lucas & Scott Moore. Pic is being produced by Apatow Productions’ Judd Apatow and Josh Church, alongside Block… Read