Instagram Viral Egg Campaign Promises Big Reveal Following Super Bowl LIII
There’s apparently going to be some eggs-citing news on Hulu following the Super Bowl on Sunday.
You’ll recall that the Instagram account world_record_egg took away Kylie Jenner’s crown for most “likes” on Instagram last month by posting a picture of an egg and asking people to hop on the bandwagon and help set a new record.
In a bit of genius viral marketing, the egg steamrolled past Jenner’s 18 million likes record, wracking up more than 52 million thumbs-up signs.
Comedy Central Inks First-Look Deal With Jim Jefferies, Picks Up Third Season Of Series
Comedy Central and Jim Jefferies have entered into a first-look deal for content created and/or developed for television and digital media. The deal includes a pick-up of late night series The Jim Jefferies Show for a 20-episode third season.
The deal was announced by Sarah Babineau and Jonas Larsen, EVPs and co-heads of talent and development at Comedy Central.
The Jim Jefferies Show is a weekly, topical, late night series featuring the Australian comedian's… Read
Fiji Water Girl Kelleth Cuthbert Suing The Company For Unauthorized Use Of Her Image
Fiji Water Girl Kelleth Cuthbert, whose photobombing on the Golden Globes red carpet became an Internet sensation, is suing the brand, claiming they are using her for marketing without authorization.
Cuthbert (real name Kelly Steinbach) is suing Fiji Water Company and The Wonderful Company. The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims a cardboard cutout marketing campaign was created the day after the Golden Globes using her image without authorization. They… Read
President Donald Trump Blasts Two Fox Reporters, Claims They Know Less Than CNN and NBC
In a surprising tweet, President Donald Trump has called out two of his presumptive favorite news channel’s reporters.
Under fire for ending the government shutdown without funding for his wall on the southern border with Mexico, Trump has clapped back against critics. He claims he has merely taken pity on payless government workers and set a three-week deadline for negotiations, then will take action if a deal cannot be struck.
That action presumably includes a… Read
Donald Trump: BuzzFeed, HuffPo Layoffs Caused By “Fake News And Bad Journalism”
President Donald Trump sent federal workers back to work this week allegedly out of sympathy for their payless plight. But he had little emotional support left for the journalists laid off this week by BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post.
In an afternoon tweet, Trump predicted other news organizations would soon follow the layoff path.
"Ax falls quickly at BuzzFeed and Huffpost!" Headline, New York Post. Fake News and bad journalism have caused a big downturn. Sadly, many… Read
YouTube Seeks To Stop Conspiracy And Fake News From Rising In Its Rankings
YouTube is changing its new video recommendation algorithm to prevent promoting conspiracies and false information, according to a post on its official blog on Friday.
The company said it would target content that “comes close to – but doesn’t quite cross the line” of violating its rules. Some contend that YouTube has been helping conspiracy theorists and fake news propigators rise in its rankings when others are looking for legitimate news.
YouTube claimed less than… Read
Fatima Ali Dies: ‘Top Chef’ Season 15 Fan Favorite Was 29
Fatima Ali, whose Pakistani-influenced cooking earned her the “Fan Favorite” title in Season 15 of Bravo’s Top Chef, has died today of bone cancer. She was 29. Her family shared the news in a statement to the Pakistan newspaper Dawn. and it was confirmed by the network.
"We are deeply saddened to share the news that Fatima Ali has lost her courageous battle with cancer," Bravo said in a statement. "Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this time. People not… Read
‘Wayne’ YouTube Original Series Tops 10 Million Views For Pilot Episode
The new YouTube Original series Wayne, a gritty action comedy series starring Mark McKenna (Sing Street, Kat and Alfie: Redwater) as "Wayne" and Ciara Bravo (Big Time Rush, Red Band Society) as "Del," has surpassed 10 million views for its pilot episode.
The 10 million views were accumulated in five days, January 16 to January 21. Viewers are now able to binge all 10 episodes on YouTube Premium.
The 10 episode series from the writers of Deadpool and Zombieland follows… Read
Fiji Water Girl Kelleth Cuthbert Snags ‘Bold And The Beautiful’ Appearance
It apparently pays to photobomb.
Kelleth Cuthbert, the Fiji Water Girl whose blue dress, coy smile and knack for being in strategic places captivated the online world on the 2019 Golden Globes red carpet, has been working on the soap opera The Bold and The Beautiful. Her appearance will air Feb. 6, according to reports.
Cuthbert posted a photo of herself on Instagram with some of the soap’s cast this week, captioning the shot, “Thank you to the lovely folks of… Read
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition
A boast, a warning, an analysis, a clarification, an insult, a shout-out – it’s been a busy morning already for President Donald Trump on , as the Commander-in-Tweet continues to battle for his agenda with his permanent, ephemeral and hidden foes.
Coming off his address on the border issues, the President came out swinging against Nancy Pelosi in particular, calling her a “Radical Democrat” whose behavior is irrational, warning her to “be careful.”
On a lighter… Read
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition
It’s been a busy day for President Donald Trump – a major national speech on the southern border, including a warning that Mexico is doing NOTHING to stop the latest caravan heading toward the US.
Of course, the Commander-in-Tweet couldn’t resist a dig at Buzzfeed’s “disgraceful” and erroneous story, or the mainstream media’s mistreatment of the presidency. So far, there’s been no comment on from him on the automatic rejection of his border proposals by Democrats… Read
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sets C-SPAN Record For Twitter Speech Video
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's first speech on the House floor has set a new C-SPAN record.
"In just over 12 hours C-SPAN tweet of @RepAOC floor remarks last nite have become most-viewed twitter video by @cspan of any remarks by a member of House either party. 1.16M," said a tweet from Howard Mortman, the broadcaster's communications director.
The record-holder for C-SPAN Twitter video in the Senate is held by Sen. Kamala Harris. The video shows her… Read