How Barbra Streisand Avoided #MeToo Moments In Her Career: ‘I Worked With Great Men’ – PaleyFest
Tonight at the Dolby Theatre, renaissance entertainment icon Barbra Streisand opened PaleyFest with a bang, joining Ryan Murphy (9-1-1, American Crime Story) for a sprawling conversation about her legendary career.
The only musical artist ever to have #1 albums spanning six decades, Streisand was honored tonight with the Paley Center for Media’s Icon Award, acknowledged for her groundbreaking work as an actress, director, producer and singer-songwriter which, over the… Read
“What If Our Politicians Weren’t The Bitch Of NRA?” Parkland Student Asks In PSA
Ahead of next week's March For Our Lives, Parkland student David Hogg wonders in an ad touting the event, “What if our politicians weren’t the bitch of the NRA?”
The ad includes a clip of the White House meeting post-Parkland high school murder of 17 students and staff, in which President Donald Trump told some Republicans they were afraid of the NRA. Of course, that was before some NRA big-wigs had dinner with Trump, after which he backed off some of his gun-safety… Read
California Pol To Wolf Blitzer: Donald Trump “Spinning Out Of Control”, Serious Security Threat, Has To Go
California Democratic Rep. John Garamendi says that if President Donald Trump fails to order the U.S. Cyber Command to respond to Russian hacking of U.S. utilities, it would be a dereliction of office and could amount to an article of impeachment.
“This whole thing is spinning out of control,” Garamendi warned CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Friday.
“We've got the President of the United States in a situation where his entire White House is falling apart. And, just yesterday we… Read
White House Tells Reporters Not To Look At H.R. McMaster In Trump Tumbril
“We don't have any personnel changes at this time," Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted at Friday's White House press briefing, days after President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by Twitter. Also Friday, Chief of Staff John Kelly reportedly told an invited bunch of journalists, OTR, that Trump was probably behind the reports of more cabinet shakeup.
"You guys would like us to be focused on" the White House cabinet chaos, but National Security Advisor H.R… Read
Sean Hannity Calls Shepard Smith “Clueless” About What ‘Hannity’ Does
The much-proclaimed wall between opinion and reporting at Fox News got topped with some barbed wire today as opinionator Sean Hannity called news man Shepard Smith “clueless” about how the other half works.
“While Shep is a friend with political views I do not share,” the Hannity host tweeted this afternoon, “and great at breaking news, he is clueless about what we do every day. Hannity breaks news daily-Warrant on a Trump assoc, the unmasking scandal, leaking intel, Fisa… Read
White House Soft-Shoes Questions On Robert Mueller Subpoena Of Trump Organization
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders came to Thursday’s press briefing with a well rehearsed soft-shoe in anticipation of questions on The New York Times report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had subpoenaed the Trump Org for docs pertaining to Donald Trump’s business dealings and Russia.
Asked if this was indeed the potential red line that Trump referenced in a Times interview last July, Sanders began the dance:
“As we have maintained all along, and as… Read
Lifetime Sets Premiere Date For ‘You’ And ‘The Bad Seed,’ Signs Production Deals With Queen Latifah, Toni Braxton
Ahead of the A+E upfront, Lifetime announced a September 9 premiere date for two high-profile shows: Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble's new drama series You, starring Penn Badgley and guest starring John Stamos, and The Bad Seed from director and star Rob Lowe.
The network also announced production deals with Queen Latifah for two new documentary specials and Toni Braxton on a multi-picture deal. It said it has picked up unscripted series Raising Tourette's and Seatbelt Psych… Read
Fox News Channel Signs Shep Smith To Multi-Year Deal
Fox News Channel has re-upped its Chief News Anchor and Managing Editor of Breaking News Shepard Smith to a new multiyear deal.
The deal was announced by 21st Century Fox and Fox News Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch, who said Smith’s “powerful storytelling on both television and digital platforms has elevated our entire news gathering process."
Smith frequently zigs to FNC’s zag in its coverage of President Donald Trump. Most recently, Smith noted on air that Trump had… Read
History Unveils 100-Film Documentary Series, Sets Evel Knievel Live Event In July
History is taking the wraps off two major projects: the History 100, a set of 100 documentaries exploring the past 100 years, and a three-hour live event in July honoring daredevil Evel Knievel.
The projects were announced in the runup to parent A+E Networks’ upfront presentation this evening.
The documentary initiative, which has a working title of The History 100, is described as “an ambitious new strand comprised of 100 films focusing on the most compelling historical… Read
CNN’s Chris Cuomo Moving To Primetime
CNN seems to be pleased with the results of testing morning star Chris Cuomo at 9 PM and is making it permanent, or as permanent as anything is in the cable news world.
The move pits Cuomo against MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Fox powerhouse Sean Hannity who fairly recently moved back to the slot as part of a major shuffle at that cable news network in the wake of Bill O’Reilly’s ouster.
CNN confirmed the news in a statement. CNN’s Brian Stelter earlier tweeted that Cuomo… Read
Slain DNC Staffer Seth Rich’s Family Sues Fox News Over Conspiracy Story
UPDATED with Fox News statement: Allegations that slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was involved in a conspiracy with Wikileaks to create a massive data dump have landed Fox News Channel, an investigative reporter and a Fox guest in legal hot water.
Joel and Mary Rich claim that Fox News investigative reporter Malia Zimmerman and FNC guest Ed Butowsky reached out to the family under false pretenses to support their contention that Seth Rich leaked… Read
CBS News’ David Rhodes On Stormy Daniels Interview & Covering Trump – INTV
CBS News President David Rhodes today provided an update on 60 Minutes‘ interview with Stormy Daniels, the porn actress who says she had an affair with Donald Trump. Of the highly anticipated sit-down, Rhodes said, “The only reason that it hasn't run [yet] is that there's still a lot of reporting to do. The encounter between Anderson Cooper and Stormy Daniels was accompanied by conversations with attorneys and documents, so we have to run all that down.”
Rhodes has not… Read