Brett Kavanaugh ‘He Said/She Said’ TV News Drama Set For Monday After Sen. Grassley Rejects Assault-Claim Delay
Sen. Chuck Grassley, head of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has rejected Democrats calls to delay Monday’s Must See TV hearing in which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was scheduled to debate his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.
Ford, who claims Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teens and he was a football star at Georgetown Prep, is calling for an FBI investigation before she testifies before the committee, so as not to be walking into a made-for-TV… Read
Trish Regan Moving To Primetime In Fox Business Network Schedule Expansion
Trish Regan is being promoted to primetime on Fox Business Network as part of a schedule shuffle to extend network’s live programming through 10 PM.
Meanwhile, Charles Payne's program Making Money will move from 6PM ET to 2 PM ET, taking Regan's slot. Liz Claman will continue anchoring Countdown to the Closing Bell at 3 PM ET.
The network's new post-market schedule also features the return of Bulls & Bears with David Asman; he will be replaced by Connell McShane on FBN’s… Read
Jake Tapper Weighs In On Donald Trump Jr.’s Anderson Cooper Meme Feud: “What To Expect From A Pig But A Grunt?”
Donald Trump Jr.’s disingenuous claim that he didn’t intend to suggest CNN’s Anderson Cooper of faking a flood photo continued to stoke Cooper’s colleagues, even as “Donny Junior” doubled and tripled down on his denials.
“Jake, it's laughable to watch you try to claim the moral high ground when the premise of Anderson's attack on me was false (as usual),” Trump Jr. tweeted this afternoon. “I never said it was Florence. Meanwhile several of CNN's biggest ‘bombshell’ lies… Read
Emmys: Musical Opening Gives Hollywood A Pat On The Back
“We solved it,” announced Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson during the musical opening of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards — referring, of course, to the most diverse group of Emmy nominees in the telecast’s history.
With a heavy hand of sarcasm and cameo appearances by This Is Us‘ Sterling K. Brown, Drag Race host RuPaul, Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Andy Samberg, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Titus Burgess, The Good Place‘s Kristen Bell, and American Crime Story: Versace‘s Ricky… Read
‘The Americans’ Finale Earns First Writing Emmy For Joe Weisberg And Joel Fields
Everybody loves a swan song. Tonight, The Americans creator Joe Weisberg and executive producer Joel Fields took home the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Writing, their only win in six seasons with the acclaimed FX series, which afforded guest actress Margo Martindale two statuettes of her own, in 2015 and 2016, and took 18 nominations throughout the years since its 2013 debut.
Weisberg and Fields won their Emmys for series finale “Start,” which aired May 30 and brought to an… Read
Amy Sherman-Palladino Makes History With Double Win For ‘Mrs. Maisel’ – Emmys
In a major (though not entirely unpredictable) turn of events at tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel creator Amy Sherman-Palladino picked up back-to-back statuettes for Comedy Writing and Comedy Directing, becoming the first artist to do so with a television pilot, and the first woman to do so in the Emmys’ 70-year history.
Taking the stage twice, the series creator made light of the celebratory moment in her own way. “Wow. Whoever put that carpet… Read
‘Sorry For Your Loss’: Elizabeth Olsen Struggles With Grief in Facebook Watch’s New Serial – Toronto Studio
As festivals around the world continue to come to terms with the rise of serial television and new viewing platforms, TIFF hosted a special premiere this year of the first two episodes of Sorry For Your Loss, a 10-episode, half-hour drama from Facebook Watch. Directed by James Ponsoldt, it stars Elizabeth Olsen as Leigh Shaw, a young widow struggling to get her life back on track in the wake of her husband’s unexpected death. Accompanied by series creator Kit Steinkellner… Read
Warner Bros Digital Launches DC Universe With Heroic Hopes
With hopes for a heroic future, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Digital Networks on Saturday launched DC Universe, a streaming site that entices superhero fans to pay $7.99 a month for access to new television shows, digital comics, fan forums, exclusive merchandise as well as a rotating archive of vintage DC movies and television shows.
Beginning Oct. 12, the streaming service will be the home to Titans, a new weekly live-action television series that features a team… Read
Michael Avenatti Says Tucker Carlson Lied, Calls Fox News Host “Cowardly”, “Pathetic” And “A Joke”
Tucker Carlson is “a liar,” says Michael Avenatti, the Stormy Daniels attorney who says he was told by the Fox News Channel host that there would be no “name calling” during Avenatti’s appearance on Carlson’s show last night.
But of course, there was name-calling. Lots of it.
Carlson has made a running joke of calling Avenatti “creepy porn lawyer,” and even Carlson himself said, on-air, that “as a gesture of goodwill, we will not use that nickname, because we’re always… Read
North Carolina Meteorologist Abruptly Concludes Broadcast As Florence Floods Station
No long goodbyes or histrionics from North Carolina meteorologist Donnie Cox last night as he calmly explained to viewers that his WCTI-TV studio was flooding from Hurricane Florence and being evacuated, then simply pitched the coverage to a sister station and followed orders to take a hike, moving without ado or sound out of camera range.
Take a look at the video below, along with photos of the flooded station.
Cox had been one of the last remaining members of the WCTI… Read
Donald Trump’s Ex Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty In Deal With Mueller Team
UPDATED: President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in Washington D.C. today after striking a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller.
Manafort, who was found guilty last month on eight counts of bank and tax fraud in Virginia, was heading toward a second trial in Washington. In Virginia, he was found guilty on five tax fraud charges, one charge of hiding a foreign bank account, and two bank fraud charges – all… Read
Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship Will Benefit Kids Of Fox News Employees
Fox News Channel and the National Merit Scholarship Program have teamed to establish the Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded to eligible chidren of staffers at FNC and Fox Business Channel starting in 2020.
The scholarship honoring the Pulitzer-winning columnist who died in June will award winners $2,000 per college year for a maximum of four years. All aspects of the program, including the selection of winners and the administration of… Read