‘American Horror Story’ At Paley Fest: Is Sarah Paulson’s Supreme ‘Coven’ Character Returning In Season 7?
In season six of American Horror Story: My Roanoke Nightmare, Emmy-winner Sarah Paulson had the opportunity to reprise one of her AHS characters: an older version of Lana Winters, the investigative journalist, who is imprisoned during season 2’s Asylum.
When asked tonight at the Paley Fest panel for the FX series what other AHS personalities she’d like to play again, Paulson teased, “Cordelia Foxx, because I would like to see her getting her powers as the Supreme. Maybe… Read
Sean Hannity Defends Himself After Ted Koppel Says “He’s Bad For America” On ‘CBS Sunday Morning’
Fox News host Sean Hannity called out CBS for editing his interview with veteran journalist Ted Koppel on CBS Sunday Morning, after Koppel said that Hannity's show is “bad for America."
"’Fake Edited News' CBS News release the unedited 45-minute interview so people can see the BS games you play in the edit room. I dare you!" he wrote, adding "Funny behind the scenes, after I answered the first question, Ted said 'none of that will air.' So I kept saying, 'Ted you need to… Read
‘Scandal’ Cast Tease 100th Episode & Characters’ Fates At Emotional Panel – PaleyFest
Gladiators united at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday afternoon for the Scandal PaleyFest panel. Representing the hit Shonda Rhimes drama were stars Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn, Jeff Perry, Bellamy Young, Joshua Malina, Scott Foley, George Newbern, Cornelius Smith Jr. and Joe Morton.
Before the panel began, the audience was treated with a screening of the pilot episode, reliving the first time they were introduced to the… Read
CNN Hires “Silly, Craven” Conservatives, Podcaster Jon Lovett Says…On CNN
Podcaster and former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett was having a perfectly pleasant conversation with CNN’s Brian Stelter on Reliable Sources this morning – even after saying cable news speaks in a “dead language” – until the subject turned to the network’s political panels.
Without naming CNN’s resident Trump supporters Jeffrey Lord or Kayleigh McEnany – but, no worries, Stelter did – Lovett said CNN recruits “campaign rejects” and “silly, craven people” to represent… Read
The President Trumpets Jeanine Pirro: Is Paul Ryan Just Collateral Damage?
Coincidence? You’re Fired-By-Proxy? Collateral damage? The Sunday morning Beltway programs parsed the motivations and fall out of Judge Jeanine Pirro’s televised demand for the resignation of house speaker Paul Ryan – a Saturday night performance handed a world-wide promo earlier in the day by President Donald Trump himself.
“Watch @JudgeJeanine on @FoxNews tonight at 9:00 P.M.,” Trump tweeted yesterday morning, offering no clues about what his old pal Pirro might be… Read
‘Westworld’ Team On The Series’ Super-Engaged Fan Base, Music Hints & Being Part Of The Solution – PaleyFest
As the 34th annual Paleyfest winds toward its conclusion, The Paley Center for Media has saved some of the best panels for last, with an evening session Saturday for hit HBO series Westworld. Based on the 1973 film directed by Michael Crichton, the sci-fi series has embraced the mysteries at its core, dropping clues for viewers as to the future of the Westworld amusement park and its androids coming to self-awareness, and generating record ratings and serious fan… Read
‘Pretty Little Liars’ Cast And EPs Talk “Huge Twist” And Final Episodes – PaleyFest
The Pretty Little Liars stars greeted excited fans at Saturday's PaleyFest event, which took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Ashley Benson, Tyler Blackburn, Shay Mitchell, Andrea Parker, Janel Parrish, Sasha Pieterse and Ian Harding, as well as creator and showrunner I. Marlene King and executive producer Joseph Dougherty were in attendance to dish on the last 10 episodes of the hit Freeform series, which comes to its conclusion this summer after its seven-season… Read
Dan Aykroyd, Griffin Dunne Remember Carrie & Debbie, “Beloved Showboats”
Dan Aykroyd, one of the speakers honoring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds during the public memorial for the famed mother-daughter pair, was describing his friend Carrie but could just as easily been speaking of Debbie with these two words: beloved showboat.
The former Saturday Night Live funnyman recalled a long-ago moment when he saved Fisher’s life by performing the Heimlich maneuver. She was choking on a brussels sprout, he said before lamenting, only half jokingly… Read
NCAA Basketball Tops Friday Ratings; ‘The Originals’, ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Tick Up In Demo
CBS scored with the NCAA men’s basketball tournament coverage on Friday. In the non-time adjusted fast affiliate ratings, the network’s sports coverage drew a 2.4 adults 18-49 and 7.92 million viewers. That was up from Thursday’s NCAA telecast (2.0 in 18-49), from last Friday’s (1.5, 4.9 million), and the corresponding Friday last year (1.6). CBS was the dominant No.1 for the night in 18-49, equaling the 18-49 fast national deliveries of the other four English-speaking… Read
Conservative PAC TV Spots Prematurely Thank GOP For Defeating Obamacare
Last night, back-patting commercials bought by the right-leaning American Action Network PAC went off as planned, even though Trumpcare didn’t.
In a batch of local-market commercials running during CBS’s March Madness games, the PAC ads boasted, “Republicans are keeping their promises, with a new plan for better health care, more choices and lower costs.” Doctors, the ads continued, would be back in charge.
The spots ended with tailored conclusions thanking local… Read
Bill Maher Gets No Smiles From Tyranny Expert: “I’m Not Going To Laugh At Any Of That”
UPDATE with video, below Bill Maher couldn’t get so much as a chuckle out of his history professor guest tonight when the subject turned to dictators. Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The 20th Century sat stonefaced as Maher read off a list of things about Donald Trump that remind him of Third World dictators.
"Yeah, right, so I'm not going to laugh at any of that,” Snyder said on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher, “because in your world it's Third… Read
WGA “Broke Off Negotiations,” Producers Claim As Strike Vote Looms
One day before negotiations originally were scheduled to end between the WGA and AMPTP, the labor tension in Hollywood is at a 10-year high. As the scribes now confirm Deadline’s exclusive of earlier today that a strike-authorization vote has been called, the producers shot back this evening with claims of bad faith from the other side of the table.
“The WGA broke off negotiations at an early stage in the process in order to secure a strike vote rather than directing its… Read