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Holy Hollywood! Ben Affleck Is New Batman

23rd August 2013

Working on The Daily Show must undoubtedly be one of the happiest jobs on earth. Even the extra-curricular tweets of the show's writers are often hilarious. Take the reaction of headwriter Tim Carvell to the...

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Cnn's Flawed Bombing Coverage Receives Some Slack -- From Fox News

23rd April 2013

After receiving excoriating reviews from such usually sympathetic media outlets as the New York Times and Jon Stewart's The Daily Show for its coverage of the Boston marathon bombing and its aftermath, CNN found support...

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Leno Still Late Night King In 1st Quarter, But Kimmel Challenges

5th April 2013

In his first full quarter competing against NBC's Jay Leno and CBS's David Letterman, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel drew solid if unspectacular ratings. He lost to his rivals in both the total adults category and in...

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"Egypt's Jon Stewart" Is Arrested

2nd April 2013

Appearing to raise questions about whether one authoritarian leader in Egypt had been replaced by another, TV satirist Bassem Youssef has been charged with insulting President Mohamed Morsi, denigrating Islam and disturbing the public peace....

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Hugh Grant Banned From U.s. Tv Show

14th December 2012

Award-winning U.S. comedian Jon Stewart has banned Hugh Grant from The Daily Show.The funnyman and long-time host has revealed the British actor was his most unpleasant guest - and he will not be inviting him...

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Patrick Stewart Replaces Comedy Correspondent On Tv

27th September 2012

Thespian PATRICK STEWART showed off his comedy skills on U.S. Tv on Wednesday night (26Sep12) by pretending to be comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Oliver for a news piece about the dispute between...

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At Primetime Emmys, Mad Men Goes 0-17

24th September 2012

On a night of shockers at the Emmy Awards, the biggest one may not have been that Mad Men was passed over for best dramatic series -- it had won the trophy four previous years...

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Robert Pattinson Enjoyed Premiere Afterparty

14th August 2012

Robert Pattinson was ''all smiles'' at the 'Cosmopolis' premiere afterparty last night (13.08.12).The 26-year-old actor - whose girlfriend Kristen Stewart admitted to an affair with Rupert Sanders last month - appeared to have put his...

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Pattinson Appears With Stewart -- Jon Stewart, That Is

14th August 2012

Pity Robert Pattinson, the latest movie star required to promote his current film ( Cosmopolis ) while his name and photo are appearing on the covers of celebrity gossip magazines all over the world. His...

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Robert Pattinson Wants To Meet With Kristen Stewart

14th August 2012

Robert Pattinson is planning a face-to-face meeting with Kristen Stewart.The 'Twilight Saga' actor was left devastated after discovering his girlfriend of four years had cheated on him with her 'Snow White and the Huntsman' director...

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Robert Pattinson: Split Feels Like End Of World

14th August 2012

Robert Pattinson thinks that breaking up with someone feels like the end of the world.The actor stepped out into the public spotlight for the first time since the Kristen Stewart cheating scandal, appearing in New...

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Pattinson To Face Grilling From Jon Stewart

8th August 2012

ABC's Good Morning America was hoping to win back viewers who switched to the Today show en masse during the Olympics by trumpeting its scheduled interview with Robert Pattinson -- his first since the tabloids...

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Directv's Strategy In Viacom Dispute Slammed

12th July 2012

DirecTV may have blundered when it began telling subscribers on which websites they could find content from Viacom's channels, after the channels went black on the satellite provider this week. BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield noted...

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Late-night Tv Shows Continue To Struggle

12th August 2011

The demise of George Lopez's late night show has underlined the obstacles that late-night programs in general continue to face from increasing competition and from viewers watching programs that they recorded earlier in the evening...

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Another Msnbc Commentator Is Out

1st July 2011

MSNBC has suspended yet another commentator. This time it's Mark Halperin, an editor-at-large for Time magazine, who remarked during an interview on Joe Scarborough's Morning Joe program Thursday that he thought President Obama "was kind...

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Mad Men Wins Big At Critics' Choice Television Awards

21st June 2011

'Mad Men' was the big winner at the inaugural Critics' Choice Television Awards yesterday (20.06.11).The TV series picked up Best Drama, while its stars John Hamm and Christina Hendricks won the Best Actor in a...

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Royal Family Refused To Let Comedy Shows Use Wedding Footage

10th May 2011

U.S. comedian Jon Stewart has revealed he was forbidden to use footage from last month's (Apr11) royal wedding on his hit news programme The Daily Show - because officials feared he would mock the nuptials.During...

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Fascinating Fact 10798

4th February 2011

JUSTIN BIEBER stunned TV viewers in America on Thursday night (03Feb11) when he switched roles with comedian and newsman Jon Stewart and hosted THE DAILY SHOW. The two stars pretended they'd magically swapped bodies during...

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Franco Trapped By Mini-fridge In Tv Show Skit

26th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO showed off the comedy skills he hopes will win over Oscars viewers during a skit on America's THE DAILY SHOW on Tuesday night (25Jan11).The actor pretended to be trapped by a mini-refrigerator in...

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Stewart, Colbert May Return To Hulu

3rd January 2011

Comedy Central's The Daily Show and The Colbert Report may soon be restored on Hulu, the video website owned by News Corp. (Fox), General Electric (NBC Universal), Disney (ABC), and Providence Equity Partners. Comedy Central,...

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Jon Stewart New King Of Late-night?

5th November 2010

For the first time in at least ten years, the monthly ratings winner among the key demographic group of 18-49-year-old adults was neither Jay Leno nor David Letterman -- but Jon Stewart. According to Comedy...

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Steve Carell's Mean Humour Hate

18th October 2010

Steve Carell wouldn't work on a "mean" comedy movie.The 48-year-old actor doesn't like comedy films which pick on people needlessly and has felt "dirty" in the past for doing so. He said: "I don't care...

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Sanchez's Wife Comments On Firing

5th October 2010

Former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has yet to comment publicly on his firing last week, but his wife Suzanne has. Writing on her Facebook "wall," Suzanne said that her husband apologized to Jon Stewart for...

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Mad Men's Emmy Success

30th August 2010

'Mad Men' was named the Best Drama Series for a third year in a row at the Emmy Awards last night (29.08.10). The TV show - which follows the employees of an advertising agency in...

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The Things They Say 12737

26th June 2009

"When I was waiting in the dressing room, I was really, really hungry and the only thing there was to eat was the bowl of candy. I ate a Snickers and I'm totally cracked out....

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Strike Brings Top Chat Shows To A Standstill

5th November 2007

LATEST: Top U.S. late night chat shows THE TONIGHT SHOW, THE DAILY SHOW and THE LATE SHOW have become the first big victims of the Hollywood writer's strike. Producers of the three programmes scrapped plans...

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Talks Fail To End Hollywood Strike Row

1st November 2007

Hit TV shows THE TONIGHT SHOW with JAY LENO and THE DAILY SHOW with JON STEWART will be among the 'worst hit' by the imminent Hollywood screenwriter strikes. The popular U.S. talk shows are...

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Stewart To Stay With The Daily Show

19th October 2007

Comedian JON STEWART has signed a contract to extend his run as host of hit TV programme THE DAILY SHOW - quashing rumours the political satirist would take over JAY LENO's THE TONIGHT SHOW. The...

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Tv Big Hitters Up For Critics Awards

1st June 2006

THE SOPRANOS, 24, MY NAME IS EARL and THE OFFICE are leading the way at the Television Critics Awards, after scooping the most nominations for the 22nd annual awards ceremony. All four shows landed three...

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Oscars Host Welcomes Baby Number Two

8th February 2006

THE DAILY SHOW host JON STEWART is celebrating after his wife TRACEY gave birth to their second child on Saturday (04FEB06). The 43-year-old funnyman, who will host the Oscars next month (05MAR06), and his...

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