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David Letterman received Mark Twain Prize despite past scrutiny over sexual misconduct

Ahead of Monday night’s broadcast of “David Letterman: The Mark Twain Prize,” PBS decided to remove some footage of U.S. Sen. Al Franken from the special because of recent sexual misconduct allegations against the Minnesota Democrat.<p>But the honoree, David Letterman -- a late-night talk show host …

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1 of 8<p>OPRAH WINFREY & STEDMAN GRAHAM<p>Although they've been committed to each other since 1986, the legendary talk show host and her boyfriend have …

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Meg Whitman Leaves HPE, Charlie Rose Fired, John Lasseter on Leave: Broadsheet for Nov. 22

EVERYONE'S TALKING<p>• <b>We’re thankful for you</b><b>.</b> As we head into Thanksgiving weekend—on what’s shaped up to be a challenging year—Val and I thought it …

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FOX NEWS FIRST: Aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean, search for survivors

Welcome to Fox News First. Not signed up yet? Click here.<p>Developing now, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017:<p><b>A US Navy aircraft with 11 aboard crashes into the Pacific Ocean</b>• <b><br>The FCC takes a first step toward dismantling Obama-era net neutrality regulations</b>• <b><br>Uber reveals it paid $100,000 to hackers and kept mum</b> …

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Why Do We Condemn Some Men and Forget About Others?

After two women accused Al Franken of sexual harassment, the Minnesota Senator was cut from PBS’s upcoming special honoring David Letterman. This is, …

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Brian Regan Wants His Comedy To Please Everyone, No Matter Who They Voted For

When it comes to politics, comedian Brian Regan usually avoids the subject in his stand-up. Uproarious stories about spelling bees and growing up with seven brothers and sisters in Florida are strewn throughout his numerous albums and taped specials, but Donald Trump? The Clintons? You would have …

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Here’s The Complete Transcript Of Sen. Al Franken’s Tribute To David Letterman That Got Cut From The ‘Kennedy Center’ Broadcast

Tonight, your local PBS affiliate will be airing the Kennedy Center special honoring David Letterman with the 20th Annual Mark Twain Prize for Humor. …

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Norman the Scooter Dog on the mend after cancer treatment

Norman, a French sheepdog that can ride a scooter and bicycle like a human, has been able to get urgent cancer treatment thanks to donations from his fans.<p>by Scott Stump / Nov.20.2017 / 7:57 PM ET<p>Norman The Scooter HoundBarcroft Media/Getty Images<p>Norman the Scooter Dog, who has set Guinness World …

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SIMON: In our celebrity-driven culture, don't count out Roy Moore

I couldn’t find anything to watch on TV Monday night, so I ended up viewing one of the weirdest shows in the history of PBS.<p>It was the “Kennedy …

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PBS Editing Franken Out of a Tribute to Letterman

Not too long ago, reporters were pestering Al Franken about whether he would run for president in 2020. Now the question is, will he resign from the …

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What’s On Tonight: Hulu’s ‘Runaways’ Discover Their Powers

<b>Marvel’s Runaways</b> (Hulu) – The first three episode of Hulu’s superhero series airs and follows a group of wealthy L.A. kids who discover their parents are part of some sacrificial cult and that they have mysterious powers of their own.<p><b>Dancing With the Stars</b> (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) — Julianne Hough returns …

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Franken cut from broadcast of Letterman's Mark Twain Prize presentation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken has been cut from the TV broadcast of "David Letterman: The Mark Twain Prize" after allegations of sexual misconduct.<p>"PBS will air an updated 'David Letterman: The Mark Twain Prize' on Monday. Sen. Al Franken participated in the event, but will not …

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How Liberal Media Turned on Shamed Senator Al Franken

As PBS scrubs him from a David Letterman tribute, and after his drubbing from ‘SNL,’ there is no let-up for Al Franken in the fallout from his sexual …

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Monday's TV highlights: 'David Letterman: The Mark Twain Prize' on PBS

SERIES<p><b>The Halcyon</b> As the Halcyon celebrates its 50th anniversary, Lucian (Charles Edwards) struggles to keep order while Garland and Lady Hamilton (Steven Mackintosh, Olivia Williams) find a mutual cause in the season finale. 7 p.m. OVA<p><b>Kevin Can Wait</b> Kevin (Kevin James) promises to prepare a full …

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PBS Cuts Al Franken From Comedy Tribute Honoring David Letterman

Senator Al Franken has been removed from a PBS program that aired nationally as a tribute to former CBS <i>Late Night</i> host and comedian David Letterman …

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5 things you need to know Monday

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's own ZANU-PF party gave him until noon Monday to resign or face impeachment proceedings. The ultimatum, issued the day prior, was expected to speed up his forced expulsion from the presidency. Instead, Mugabe addressed the nation Sunday in a broadcast that did not …

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Sexual Misconduct Fallout Continues for Comedy as Tambor Exits Transparent, Franken Cut From Twain Awards

Share This PostOn Sunday PBS announced that they will edit out Al Franken’s appearance from the Monday’s broadcast of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain …

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Franken's role in PBS David Letterman tribute cut after allegations

The Associated Press reported that Franken will only be shown at the end of the event, which was previously filmed and scheduled to air Monday …

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TV tonight: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ finals begin

TV picks for Monday, Nov. 20<p>WATCH THIS:<p><b>“Dancing With the Stars” (8 p.m., ABC):</b> So does Jordan Fisher have this thing all locked up? Or do Lindsey …

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David Letterman: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Trailer | Mark Twain Prize

Celebrating the work of "Late Night" and "The Late Show" legend David Letterman, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for …

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TV highlights: David Letterman gets the Mark Twain Prize on PBS

<i>(All times Eastern.)</i><p><b>Dancing With the Stars</b> (ABC at 8) The competition shifts into high gear as the two-night finale begins.<p><b>Lucifer</b> (Fox at 8) Chloe and Lucifer investigate a murder connected to a celebrity dating app.<p><b>The Voice</b> (NBC at 8) The top 12 perform.<p><b>Kevin Can Wait</b> (CBS at 8) Kevin bites off …

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The 'Mike & Mike' appearance with Dave Letterman reminds us why their show has lasted for 18 years

<i>Mike & Mike</i> left before the ESPN Radio legends part ways to tackle some new projects for the Worldwide Leader.<p>If you need a reminder to tell you why they’re Hall of Famers — and they literally are, the pair was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2016 …

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Timeline Of Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber's Relationship Will Make You So Emotional

Selena Gomez is like the girl next door – you know, if the girl next door was talented and beautiful and ultra-famous – so it's no wonder why Justin …

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Second City Has Been a Comedy Mecca for Decades -- Now Its Workers Are Voting to Form a Union

The past decade at Chicago's historic Second City comedy club has been a good one for the business. Along with its range of comedy shows, the company …

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Jimmy Kimmel and Bill Murray Share Funny Stories About the ‘Specialness’ of David Letterman

While signing autographs before the taping of the ceremony to award David Letterman the very prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, …

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Franken’s troubles complicate liberal push against tax bill

The accusations of sexual harassment against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) have led to an official ethics investigation, to colleagues returning his generous campaign donations, and to calls for his resignation from once-supportive progressives.<p>And it has all happened at the start of a tax-cut fight …

U.S. Politics

Jimmy Kimmel on What Makes Integrations Great and Why He Hoped ABC Would Cancel His Show

In this week’s cover story, Jimmy Kimmel had a lot to say about battling politicians, his unexpectedly tumultuous year and his future in late night. …

Comedy

Fred Armisen and Bill Hader Play Old Classmates From Whom David Letterman Stole His Best Jokes

In celebration of David Letterman being awarded the very prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, comedians Fred Armisen and Bill Hader …

Letterman, Colbert, and More Roast Kimmel with Mean Tweets on His Birthday

Bonus: Kim Kardashian West reading a mean tweet courtesy of Kanye.<p><b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> has truly outdone himself. As the comedian celebrated his 50th birthday Monday night, he rounded up a bevy of stars to honor him in the most appropriate way possible: by reading a flurry of insults that have been hurled …

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Jimmy Kimmel Gets The Mean Tweets Treatment Himself Thanks To David Letterman, Jon Stewart And More

In honor of Jimmy Kimmel’s birthday, a slew of celebrities turn the tables and read some mean tweets about the host himself during the all-star celebration. Ray Romano introduces the bit that includes everybody from Michael Keaton, Howard Stern, Jon Stewart, Tracy Morgan, and many, many more. …

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