Bill Maher Tells Chris Matthews He Wasn’t For Impeachment “Until Recently”
Bill Maher, whose HBO late-night show Real Time with Bill Maher returns to air Friday, was Chris Matthews’ guest on MSNBC’s Hardball tonight.
“In the time you've been away and watching this massacre of democracy, this president has been asked whether he's a Russian agent,” Matthews said, bringing him up to date.
“It's about time. I've been using the word ‘treason’ the whole time he's been in,” Maher said,
“I hear those words used a lot more, I mean that's what it is,” he… Read
John Kasich Debuts As CNN Commentator Hours After Claire McCaskill Joins MSNBC
Former Ohio Governor John Kasich will make his debut as CNN’s newest political commentator, Tuesday night on Cuomo Prime Time.
CNN has been on a former-lawmaker spending spree, having previous week signed former Republican Rep. Mia Love and Dem Rep. Luis Gutierrez, as commentators.
Kasich is one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent critics. He ran against Trump two years ago and he has more recently declined to rule out a 2020 primary bid against Trump. CNN and… Read
NBCUniversal Entering The Streaming Wars With 2020 Launch Of Bonnie Hammer-Run Service; Mark Lazarus, Jeff Shell Also Get Major Promotions
NBCUniversal will enter the streaming wars with a service launching in early 2020 that will be run by longtime cable chief Bonnie Hammer.
Along with the streaming news, the company set a top-level executive reorganization that gives Mark Lazarus and Jeff Shell significant promotions.
Lazarus will have the title of Chairman, NBCUniversal Broadcast, Cable, Sports and News, adding oversight of the cable entertainment portfolio as well as NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. Shell will… Read
‘The Twilight Zone’: DeWanda Wise, Jessica Williams Recruited For Jordan Peele Sci-Fi Show
DeWanda Wise and Jessica Williams are adding a new dimension to their screen careers by joining the ensemble of an upcoming episode of The Twilight Zone, the Jordan Peele-led revival of the classic sci-fi and fantasy brand for CBS All-Access.
The same episode will also feature Lucinda Dryzek, Jefferson White and Jonathan Whitesell. Previously announced cast includes John Cho, Greg Kinnear, Sanaa Lathan, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Scott, Alison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay and Steven… Read
Megyn Kelly & NBC Reach Official Exit Deal; Blackface Comments Initiated End
Nearly three months after NBC News cancelled Megyn Kelly Today in the wake of the host’s on-air Halloween blackface defense the Andy Lack-run network division has finally reached an agreement with the former Fox News superstar for her to officially walk out the door.
"The parties have resolved their differences, and Megyn Kelly is no longer an employee of NBC,” said the company in a statement this evening.
As soon as talks between her reps and NBC started in late… Read
Donald Trump Tweets Mexico IS Paying For Border Wall “Many Times Over”
TV news clips of Donald Trump saying Mexico would/could pay for his Wall by cutting a muilti-billion-dollar check to the U.S. played repeatedly as POTUS performed Thursday’s photo-op on the southern border appear to have gotten under his skin.
“I often said during rallies, with little variation, that ‘Mexico will pay for the Wall.’ We have just signed a great new Trade Deal with Mexico. It is Billions of Dollars a year better than the very bad NAFTA deal which it… Read
Donald Trump Video Altered By Seattle TV Station, Leads To Editor Dismissal
A doctored video of President Donald Trump’s Tuesday night speech from the Oval Office that aired on a Fox affiliate in Seattle has led to the firing of the staffer who created it.
The video, aired on Seattle’s Q13, depicted the President sticking his tongue out languidly between sentences. Trump’s skin and hair were also color adjusted to look more orange.
During the speech, Trump briefly licked his lips before continuing to speak. In the altered video from Q13, it… Read
CNN Host Explains Sudden On-Air Vanishing Act: Ocular Migraine
CNN’s Brooke Baldwin was hosting her CNN Newsroom from New York on Thursday – until suddenly she wasn’t. Returning from commercial break, Brianna Keilar, host of 1-2 PM’s CNN Right Now was hosting Baldwin’s program, from Washington.
Speculation ensued. Reporters asked questions. Fake milk cartons were slapped on social media.
“Ocular migraine. I get ’em about once a year. And in 20 years of doing live TV…that had never happened on set until today. I… Read
Donald Trump’s Former Fixer Michael Cohen To Testify Publicly Before Congress
February 7 will be a red-letter day for President Donald Trump with news his former fixer Michael Cohen has agreed to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee that day about the work he did for the man he said he would take a bullet for.
It will be a public hearing, according to Dem Rep. Elijah Cummings, head of the committee formerly helmed by GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy.
“in furtherance of my commitment to cooperate and provide the American people with answers, I… Read
Donald Trump Insists He Never Promised Mexico Would Pay For Border Wall During Pop-Up Presser
President Donald Trump says he never promised Mexico would pay for his Border Wall.
Talking to reporters on the White House lawn as he headed out for Thursday’s photo at the Mexico border, Trump insisted Democrats do not care about gang members coming into this country and “cutting people up,” because that political party has been taken over by “young people” who are “crazy.”
Asked if the “buck stops with you” over the government shutdown he said on-camera he would take… Read
Donald Trump Tweet-Attacks “Crazy” NBC & MSNBC: “Worse Than Fake News CNN”
Some folks just never get over their former employer. President Donald Trump threw some evening shade on NBC and its cable news outlet tonight, tweeting that both “are going crazy” and “are truly the Opposition Party.”
The former host of NBC’s The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice even threw in a slam at an MSNBC rival — or was it a backhanded compliment? — exclaiming, “May even be worse than Fake News CNN, if that is possible!” Here’s what the leader of the free… Read
Donald Trump Sets Interview With Fox News’ Sean Hannity On Thursday
Possibly motivated by the ratings for his Oval Office speech this week, President Donald Trump will sit for an exclusive interview by Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday.
The cable news outlet said tonight that the two old pals will be on Hannity to discuss Trump’s ongoing battle with Democrats on the government shutdown along with his plans for border security. It will be their first public appearance together since Hannity joined th president onstage at a… Read