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Whoops! Jon Stewart Drops The F-word At The Emmys

Jon Stewart nearly got to the end of his acceptance speech for winning The Emmy Award for best variety show trophy without swearing, but didn't quite manage it, reports USA Today.Picking up The Daily Show...

Today's Ratings Continue To Fall After Curry's Goodbye

For Anne Curry, there is at least schadenfreude. Forced to leave the Today show as ratings began falling for the NBC morning talker, she has witnessed ratings falling even further in the three months following...

Republican Convention -- A Laugh For Younger Viewers

With its tilt toward conservative viewers, Fox News Channel was certain to capture the most viewers during the Republican National Convention last week. And it did. What turned out to be surprising, however, was that...

Republican Convention -- A Laugh For Younger Viewers

With its tilt toward conservative viewers, Fox News Channel was certain to capture the most viewers during the Republican National Convention last week. And it did. What turned out to be surprising, however, was that...

Stephen Colbert's New Festival Sets Sail This Month

Talk show host Stephen Colbert is looking to make his mark on the festival circuit as he launches 'StePhest Colbchella '012: Rocktaugustfest', set to be held on board the USS Intrepid, at New York City's...

Stephen Colbert Launches Music Festival Featuring Grandmaster Flash

Stephen Colbert is set to host his very own music festival this summer. The pretend-Conservative talk show host has announced a n impressive musical line-up for the show, which will take place on August 10,...

Jon Stewart Signs Extended Deal With Comedy Central

Good news for Comedy Central and fans of their late night programming, with news coming through that two of their headline names Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have each signed for an additional two years...

Bob Marley Parasite Christened In The Caribbean

And today (July 11, 2012), we bring you the bizarre news that Bob Marley has had a parasite named after him. CBS News have reported that the crustacean, found in the Caribbean sea, has been...

Glenn Beck $100 Million Richer After Signing New Deal

Radio host Glenn Beck has signed a $100 million deal to distribute his popular radio show for a further five years. The conservative pundit penned the deal with syndicator Premiere Networks Inc and announced the...

Kristen Stewart Hot 100 List No.15: Is It Fair?

Kristen Stewart has placed at No.15 on Maxim's Hot 100 List for 2012, though some Twitter fans of the actress have argued that she should have at least made the Top 10. For the first...

Stephen Colbert: Maxim Magazine's 69th Hottest Woman?

When Stephen Colbert was awarded an 'Honorary Woman' certificate by Arianna Huffington, little did the American public realise just how far that 'joke' might run. Of course, there was a serious message behind the award,...

Maxim Hot 100 List: Is Stephen Colbert Sexier Than Miley Cyrus?

Proof that even the compilers of endless lists rating the looks of women can have a laugh, political satirist Stephen Colbert has managed to make the Top 100 of Maxim Magazine's Hot 100 List, coming...

Stephen Colbert Leads Tributes To Maurice Sendak

Since learning of the passing of Maurice Sendak, author of children's books such as 'Where The Wild Things Are' and 'In the Night Kitchen,' Twitter has been alight with tributes to the author who, in...

Colbert Returns To Tv After Family Emergency

U.S. TV comedian Stephen Colbert appears to have confirmed reports suggesting his mother's ill health was to blame for halting production on his nightly political affairs programme last week (ends19Feb12).Filming on The Colbert Report was...

Stephen Colbert Returns, Salutes 'Hard As Nails' Mother

Stephen Colbert returned to the hot-seat of 'The Colbert Report' on Monday (February 20, 2012), after cancelling two tapings following his 91-year-old mother suffering an illness. The presenter and political satirist sent a heartfelt message...

Stephen Colbert Returns With 'The Colbert Report', Honours His Mother

Following an unscheduled break from filming last week, Stephen Colbert is back on air with his show The Colbert Report. The Comedy Central show, which is a spin-off from The Daily Show, had its filming...

Stephen Colbert Returns After Mother's Illness

Stephen Colbert is to return to television on Monday evening (February 20, 2012), after taking time off to be with his ailing mother. Colbert's Comedy Central show was cancelled on Wednesday and Thursday of last...

Funnyman Stephen Colbert To Resume Show Taping

U.S. TV comedian Stephen Colbert will resume production on his hit nightly political affairs programme on Monday (20Feb12) following a brief and unexpected hiatus.Filming for The Colbert Report was halted last week (begs13Feb12) due to...

Stephen Colbert Suspends Colbert Report For Ailing Mother?

Further details have emerged regarding the temporary suspension of The Colbert Report, starring Stephen Colbert. Earlier this week, filming of new episodes were temporarily halted, with Comedy Central providing a statement that said "Due to...

Colbert Halts Show To Deal With Family Emergency

U.S. TV comedian Stephen Colbert has halted production of his nightly political affairs programme The Colbert Report due to a mystery family emergency.Fans who arrived for the studio show on Wednesday (15Feb12) were told there...

'The Stephen Colbert Report' Tapings Cancelled: Fans Told To Go Home

There was surprise and disappointment for fans of 'The Colbert Report' after the much-loved satire and comedy talk show starring Stephen Colbert had its tapings for both yesterday and today cancelled at short notice. It...

Coldplay And Russell Brand To Play Secret Policemen's Ball

Coldplay and Russell Brand are among the stars who've signed up for the annual Secret Policeman's Ball, the benefit fundraiser for human rights organisation Amnesty International. Holding special reverence this year, the group celebrates its...

Patti Lupone And Mandy Patinkin Reunite After 30 Years

Patti Lupone and her former 'Evita' co-star Mandy Patinkin have reunited on Broadway for the first time in 30 years. The duo star in 'An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin', touted as a...

Stewart's Ratings Rise Could He Beat Leno & Letterman?

It was becoming clear that as the drumbeat of political campaigning became more jarring in advance of next year's presidential election, the sure winner was going to be ... Jon Stewart, and his running mate,...

Ricky Gervais, Billy Crystal Or Chris Rock For Oscars Host?

Ricky Gervais appears to be leading the race to host the Oscars in 2012, by openly suggesting he would give Hollywood a "two for one offer" by helming both the Golden Globes and the Academy...

Rocker Jack White Signs Stephen Colbert To His Record Label

Rocker Jack White has thrown his support behind American funnyman Stephen Colbert and signed the star to his record label.The former White Stripes frontman recruited the TV host for his Nashville, Tennessee-based Third Man Records...

Rebecca Black Teams Up With Katy Perry

Rebecca Black, the 13-year-old internet sensation who rocketed to fame after her song 'Friday' went viral, has teamed up with Katy Perry for the pop superstar's new video. Rebecca Black, who was largely ridiculed for...

Jon Stewart Celebrates Osama Bin Laden's Death

Jon Stewart, the American satirist and political commentator, reacted to the killing of Osama Bin Laden during his 'Daily Show' on Monday evening (2nd May 2011). Jon Stewart delighted his studio audience with a series...

Late-night Victories For Everyone

Each of the major late-night shows on broadcast television have found something in the latest ratings to boast about. ABC's Nightline trumpeted the news that it was No. 1 among total views, adults 18-49, and...

Neil Patrick Harris To Star In Company Tonight

Neil Patrick Harris will star in the opening performance of the New York Philharmonic's 'Company' tonight (7th April 2011). Neil Patrick Harris is joined by Stephen Colbert, Christina Hendricks and John Cryer in the star-studded...

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