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#TheDress: 73 million page views

Last week the Internet was mesmerized by the color scheme of #TheDress. On Monday, Tumblr reported just how enthralled the Internet was.

According to Tumblr, the original post of #TheDress has pulled in 73 million page views since being posted on the site on Thursday.

Yes that's right. Seventy. …

Dresses

'Question everything,' says the creator of Netflix's 'House of Cards'

Netflix's "House of Cards" is back for a third season, and the binges are underway.

If you're avoiding spoilers, rest assured -- there are none here. As the show's creator Beau Willimon says, a twist you don't see coming is "a magical thing."

"I'm going to sound sort of corny here," Willimon said, …

Netflix

'Judge Judy' extends contract with CBS until 2020

"Judge Judy" will be holding court for a few more years, thanks to a new deal from CBS.

CBS TV Distribution announced on Monday that Judge Judy Sheindlin, the fiery host of the #1 rated show in first-run syndication, will be getting a multi-year deal that will keep her court series in session until …

Judge Judy

BuzzFeed's newest traffic driver: debate about the color of a dress

There are debates on the Internet... and then there was "The Dress."

If you were online on Thursday night, you know what happened: social media services were overrun with comments about the colors of a woman's dress. Some people saw black and blue; others saw white and gold.

It was a debate …

Traffic

Disney's 'DuckTales' returning to TV in 2017

"DuckTales" (oooh oooh!) is coming back to TV.

Disney Channel announced on Wednesday that the beloved late 1980s animated series will be returning to TV in 2017 with all new adventures on its teen-orientated channel, Disney XD.

Produced by Disney Television Animation, the new series will bring back …

Walt Disney Company

HBO signs up John Oliver until 2017

It looks like John Oliver is staying put.

HBO announced Tuesday that it had renewed the popular weekly news satire "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" until 2017.

The show kicked off its second season just two weeks ago. Its third season next year and a fourth one in 2017 will consists of 35 …

John Oliver

The Bill O'Reilly controversies: Where they stand

Bill O'Reilly is used to attracting criticism for what he says on Fox News. But over the last week, O'Reilly has mostly drawn scrutiny for what he did -- or didn't do -- long before he became the top-rated host in cable news.

What started with questions about his accounts from the Falklands War has …

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly likes a fight, and his ratings show it

Are Bill O'Reilly's ratings up because of the controversy about discrepancies in his past reporting?

It sure looks that way to me.

On Wednesday night, O'Reilly averaged 705,000 viewers ages 25 to 54 -- up more than 35% from his year-to-date average of 516,000.

In fact, according to Fox, Wednesday's …

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly has 'full support' from Fox News chief

With its biggest star facing damaging allegations, Fox News is putting up a united front.

A spokeswoman said network executives are in Bill O'Reilly's corner, in a statement to several media outlets.

"Fox News Chairman and C.E.O. Roger Ailes and all senior management are in full support of Bill …

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly faces new questions: His JFK story

Just as Bill O'Reilly was trying to move on from a dispute over his war stories, the Fox News host suddenly has more questions to answer.

This time, the scrutiny is being directed at an account of his investigation into John F. Kennedy's assassination.

O'Reilly's telling of it has gone like this: In …

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly forced to clarify remarks about murdered nuns

The questions keep piling up for Bill O'Reilly, and increasingly those questions are being raised by a liberal media watchdog that has long feuded with the conservative Fox News host.

The latest round of scrutiny, over a claim by O'Reilly that he "saw nuns get shot in the back of the head" in El …

Conservative News

The O'Reilly tapes: Phone recordings raise new questions about JFK story

One evening in March more than 30 years ago, Gaeton Fonzi received a call from a man whose voice and name are now instantly recognizable.

"Hi Gaeton," the caller said. "Bill O'Reilly."

The year was 1977. O'Reilly, a young television reporter in Dallas, was chasing a story about a figure in the …

Phones

Bill O'Reilly's 'war zone' stories questioned

After a Mother Jones report on Thursday asserted that Bill O'Reilly had made false claims about his coverage of the Falklands War in 1982, the Fox News host responded furiously.

In interviews, O'Reilly said the story was a "giant piece of defamation," "a lie," and a smear. He called one of the …

War

MSNBC says 'prime time lineup is solid'

Is a prime time shakeup coming at MSNBC?

Maybe, but the channel is pushing back against a report that Rachel Maddow is about to replace one of her proteges, Chris Hayes.

However, change is definitely afoot at the network, as demonstrated by Thursday's twin cancellations of "Ronan Farrow Daily" and …

Chris Hayes

CBS staffers dispute Bill O'Reilly's 'war zone' story

Bill O'Reilly's account of a 1982 riot in Argentina is being sharply contradicted by seven other journalists who were his colleagues and were also there at the time.

The people all challenge O'Reilly's depiction of Buenos Aires as a "war zone" and a "combat situation." They also doubt his …

War

The New York Daily News exploring sale - Feb. 26, 2015

One of New York's two always-warring tabloids might have a new owner soon.

The New York Daily News is exploring a sale, according to Mort Zuckerman, the newspaper's owner for the past 22 years.

Zuckerman said in a memo to staffers on Thursday that the tabloid was approached "a few weeks ago" about …

New York

The secret of #TheDress: Mobile viewing

What matters most about #TheDress isn't the color scheme. It's the popularity of the story.

BuzzFeed's now-famous Thursday story -- simply titled "What Colors Are The Dress?" -- now looks like it'll become the sprawling web site's most-viewed post ever.

"We've had other huge hits," BuzzFeed editor in …

Dresses

NBC News to shake up top execs

First came a series of embarrassments at one of the country's most esteemed television news entities, NBC News.

Now comes the executive reshuffling.

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke is preparing to replace Pat Fili-Krushel, who in 2012 he put in charge of NBC News and two cable news channels, MSNBC and …

Television News

'Reliable Sources:' March 1, 2015

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Almost every day this week, there was a new challenge to Bill O'Reilly's past reporting. Now CNN has obtained an audio tape that contradicts what O'Reilly has said about covering the suicide of a figure in the investigation of the JFK assassination. …

Media

Keith Olbermann suspended for a week over Penn State tweets

ESPN has suspended anchor Keith Olbermann for the remainder of the week over a Twitter spat that the anchor had with fans of Penn State University.

Early Monday, a Penn State supporter tweeted at Olbermann with the university's trademark slogan: "We Are!"

Olbermann, who has been critical of Penn …

Keith Olbermann

'Reliable Sources:' February 22, 2015

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Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's claims about "war zone" experience are coming under intense scrutiny. Former CBS news correspondent Eric Engberg disputes several of O'Reilly's claims about his time covering the Falklands War from Argentina.

How do the charges …

Brian Stelter

The secret to ABC's diverse lineup

"Frankly," Paul Lee says, "the demographic changes in the country are just as important in television as the technological changes that are coming."

Lee oversees ABC's prime time schedule and the development slate at Disney's TV production studio, known as ABC Studios.

While the networks have much …

ABC

Charlie Rose, Gayle King renew with CBS - Feb. 19, 2015

Charlie Rose and Gayle King, two co-hosts of "CBS This Morning," have signed new long-term contracts with the network, according to three people with direct knowledge of the deals.

Rose and King's contracts came due at the beginning of this year, around the time "CBS This Morning" turned three years …

Charlie Rose

Huffington Post launching political satire show

The Huffington Post is ready to play for laughs.

The news site is launching "The HuffPost Show," a primetime political comedy program that will be broadcast live online each week and will be shot in front of a studio audience.

Billed as a "smart, satiric look at the week's top news stories," the …

Satire

New fonts, new features for The New York Times Magazine - Feb. 19, 2015

This weekend's thoroughly redesigned edition of The New York Times Magazine will have "more pages of advertising than in any issue since October 2007," editor in chief Jake Silverstein says.

Can the magazine keep it up?

The iconic magazine is getting a fresh start and a fresh face this weekend with …

Fonts

Jose Antonio Vargas partners with Los Angeles Times

Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist and undocumented immigrant, is joining forces with the Los Angeles Times to create a new section of the Times web site devoted to race, immigration and multiculturalism.

The partnership will be called #EmergingUS and, in an unusual arrangement for a newspaper, it …

Journalism

CNN/ORC poll: 52% say Brian Williams should be allowed back on

A new CNN/ORC poll shows a sharp divide in the country's reactions to Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News."

A slim majority, 52% of respondents, said NBC News should allow Williams to return to his anchor chair. But 40% said the network should not.

The poll results show a …

Brian Williams

Box office winners at the Academy Awards

Many of this year's Oscar favorites are small independent films that didn't make it to most major theaters.

If the Academy based its voting on which movies and actors were the biggest blockbusters, winners would probably look a whole lot different.

We tallied the U.S. box office totals of the films …

Awards

'Reliable Sources:' February 15, 2015

Watch all the stories from today's show:

This week was a "shock to the system" for journalists everywhere. Brian Stelter discussed it with the legendary journalist and author Carl Bernstein, then followed up on recent scrutiny of Brian Williams' claims about SEAL Team Six with a former member of the …

Brian Stelter