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The Abrupt Shaming of Charlie Rose

Posted: Nov 24, 2017 12:01 AM<p>The privileged and prestigious professional life of Charlie Rose came to a shocking end this week. In the latest lurid …

Conservative View

A Disgusted Seth Meyers Tears into Charlie Rose

“Here’s a good rule of thumb,” the Late Night host said. “If your face isn’t pulling in the babes, your penis isn’t going to make the difference. Everybody’s penis is 100 percent less attractive than their face.”<p>On Tuesday night, <b>Seth Meyers</b> proposed a brave new world—one that’s free of bathrobes. …

Gayle King

Outgoing Glamour editor: Biden should apologize again

Cindi Leive joins the 'Women Rule' podcast to discuss the movement against sexual misconduct, her legacy at the helm of a magazine and more.<p><i>Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>Cindi Leive’s 16th and final year at the helm of Glamour has been consumed with …

Politics

Flashback: Samantha Bee Made Fun of Creepy, Pawing 'Charlie Rose Clones'

The NewsBusters staff was passing around an old YouTube video from Samantha Bee that she taped with Charlie Rose in his Bloomberg studios last year. …

Conservative View

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For comedians, Christmas isn’t just a time to exchange gifts and merrily drink eggnog. All of that family time during the cold winter months also …

Wanda Sykes

A Daily Show reunion for Jon Stewart was the best part of Night of Too Many Stars

A Night Of Too Many Stars brought comedians and celebrities together for one night to raise money for Autism services across the US.<p>Hosted by former …

News (Ireland)

‘Chappelle’s Show’ co-creator nabs late-night deal

Fox is developing a weekly late-night series that will be hosted by Neal Brennan, Variety has learned exclusively.<p>In addition to hosting, Brennan …

TV

How Samantha Bee and Sarah Silverman outdid their late-night peers on sexual harassment in comedy

There’s a reason their commentary was a cut above — and it’s not simply because they’re women.<p>When comedians like Louis C.K. and Al Franken are accused of sexual harassment or assault, how are their peers supposed to respond?<p>That’s the question many in the entertainment industry have been grappling …

Feminism

Charlie Rose urged 'respect for women,' fired for not following his own advice

The sexual harassment allegations throughout media and politics knocked more prominent men off their pedestals this week. The biggest media name was CBS/PBS anchor Charlie Rose. The Drudge Report summed up what happened in four perfect words: “CHARLIE ROSE, CHARLIE FELL.” And he fell far.<p>The …

Opinion

Jon Stewart Pulls Together Epic ‘Daily Show’ Reunion

They're like a comedy Justice League.<p>Every few years, the world needs its mightiest heroes to come together to be a force for good.<p>This weekend, Jon Stewart hosted “Night Of Too Many Stars,” a comedy benefit to raise money for autism programs. But sometimes, Superman alone cannot complete the job. …

Comedy

Stephen Colbert and John Oliver Interrupt Jon Stewart’s Opener During ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’

While attempting to deliver a unifying opening monologue for the HBO fundraising special <i>Night of Too Many Stars</i>, sorely missed comedian Jon Stewart …

Comedy

Really: Seth Meyers Will Host the Golden Globes

We’re guessing he’ll come armed with Trump jokes—but how will he handle the real elephant in the room?<p>Finally, a host has been announced for next year’s Golden Globes: <b>Seth Meyers,</b> host of <i>Late Night</i> and esteemed <i>S.N.L.</i> alum.<p>With the gala set for January 7, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association let …

Award Shows

HBO’s ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’ Is A Beautiful Reminder Of How Comedy Can Bring Out The Very Best In People

During the final moments of HBO‘s <i>Night of Too Many Stars,</i> host Jon Stewart referred to the star-studded benefit as “chaotic,” and he wasn’t wrong. …

Entertainment

The Highs And Lows of HBO’s Night of Too Many Stars

At the end of Saturday’s <i>Night Of Too Many Stars</i> benefit show<i>,</i> Jon Stewart summed up this year’s star-studded event as “funny, touching, chaotic. Like …

Entertainment

Jason Jones Advises Against Looking to Hollywood for Heroes

Jason Jones, the creator and star of TBS comedy <i>The Detour —</i> which goes into its third season in early 2018 — has advice for anyone looking to …

Entertainment

TBS Sr VP of Original Programming Brett Weitz On Transforming ‘Search Party’ From A VOD Smash To A Linear Success

In the era of Peak TV, HBO, Netflix and FX tend to dominate with critics, audiences, and Emmy voters, but don’t sleep on TBS, a network that has …

TV

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Sam Bee Roast Each Other at ‘Night of Too Many Stars’

The former ‘Daily Show’ crew reunited for a good cause Saturday night.<p>The semi-annual <i>Night of Too Many Stars</i> benefit got one less star this month …

Comedy

Did You Hear ...? Louis C.K. falls further, Taylor Swift kills it and more from the week in entertainment

A comic’s life turns unfunny, a pop star delivers the goods, movie warrior women show more skin, a magazine gets a new honcho and Hollywood’s dirty secrets surface nonstop: Here’s all that news and more from this week in entertainment.<p>In absentia, Louis C.K. continues to take it on the chin<p>Coming …

Sarah Silverman

Glamour Women of the Year Snubs Conservative Women Insider

<b>Donald and Melania Trump's Wedding Cake Souvenir Sells for Over $2000</b><p><b>Tucker: We Are Witnessing 'The End of the Clinton Era'</b><p>Glamour's 2017 Women of the Year Awards showcased not a single Republican or conservative woman, and not from a lack of female conservative trailblazers this year.<p>Kellyanne …

Maxine Waters

Late-Night Lately: Jimmy Kimmel's Birthday, Samantha Bee's Message to Female Comics, Jon Stewart's Surprises

THR's Late-Night Lately rounds up the best sketches and guests with a look at what's to come next week.<p><i>The Hollywood Reporter's</i> Late-Night Lately is …

Comedy

Sam Bee’s Show Explains The GOP Tax Plan ‘In Terms Even A Trump Kid' Can Understand

Correspondent Mike Rubens is here to break it all down.<p>The “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” team is here to break down what the GOP’s tax plan really means.<p>In three videos that the show shared online Friday, correspondent Mike Rubens uses terms “that even a Trump kid could understand” to explain …

Humor

Glamour Magazine 2017 Award Show Completely Ignores Conservative Women

Kelsey Harkness of the Federalist noticed an interesting facet of this year’s <i>Glamour</i> magazine’s “2017 Women of the Year Awards." Despite plenty to …

Conservative View

Samantha Bee on the Sad Realities of Being a Woman in Comedy

“Burn it down, my witches.” That’s the advice Samantha Bee gave all of the women in the comedy industry at the end of her <i>Full Frontal</i> program this …

Comedy

Trump Disses 'Al Frankenstien,' Twitter Quickly Reminds Him He Said 'Grab Them by the P---y'

“Where do his hands go in pictures 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 while she sleeps?,” POTUS unironically asks about Senator Al Franken in Thursday night tweet<p>After …

Donald Trump

Louis C.K. Exposes Late-Night Television’s Most Glaring Blind Spot

The many straight white male late-night TV hosts don’t know how to handle the disturbing sexual harassment allegations against one of their own. And …

Comedy

Samantha Bee, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert on the GOP's new metaphor in Best of Late Night

Is it fair to say that running in a downward spiral is a good way to describe the new GOP? Find out why late-night comic Stephen Colbert thinks that's an apt metaphor in today's Best of Late Night, above.<p>And a poll about Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual assault, prompted …

News (U.S.)

Who Should Replace All the Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct? These Women

It's time to rebuild.<p>Over the past few weeks, the careers of many established actors, directors, producers, journalists, and politicians have been, rightfully, obliterated. Allegations of sexual harassment and assault have tarnished their existing bodies of work, and you can forget about their …

Trump Administration

Late-night TV on Roy Moore and Louis CK: 'Each community has to kick out its creeps'

Comics including Samantha Bee and Trevor Noah discussed the latest sexual harassment allegations against Roy Moore, and Trump’s feud with North Korea<p>Late-night hosts on Wednesday discussed the mounting sexual assault allegations against Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore in the run-up to the 12 …

Culture

Samantha Bee to comedy creeps who don’t get women’s rage: “I invite you to go away”

Samantha Bee, sick of “sentient hoodies,” tells women that “the future of comedy is yours.”<p>“People always ask me what it’s like to be a woman in comedy,” Samantha Bee said, closing her last show in 2017 on Wednesday with a tight smile. “Here’s what it’s been like for me and a lot of women I know: …

Canadian Humour

Comedian Hari Kondabolu wants ‘Simpsons’ fans to consider ‘The Problem With Apu’

Hari Kondabolu has a problem with <i>The Simpsons</i>. The Queens-born comic, a 35-year-old mainstay in New York City’s comedy scene and a former writer on …

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