| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:32 AM
I spent some time Thursday morning and evening watching a rebroadcast of the "Today Show" from Sept. 11, 2001.
Usually, when I think about what happened that day, I remember our numb shock, sadness and sense of national unity in the days that...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Syndicators seem determined to provide full employment for former "Today" show hosts, undaunted by Jane Pauley and Katie Couric's experiences. "The Meredith Vieira Show" completes the hat trick, and if her willingness to bare her personal life and play...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial?
This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Last week, the British Broadcasting Corp. disclosed an ongoing effort to teach its staff how to distinguish real science from bogus science, and the importance of keeping the latter off the airwaves.
Some 200 of the BBC's senior staff have been...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The ninth annual “ForEverglades” benefit, marking the 20th anniversary of the Everglades Foundation, raised more than $2 million.
The event, last weekend at The Breakers on Palm Beach, was headlined by Katie Couric, who provided a dose of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Sony Pictures Television's big syndication bet this season, "The Queen Latifah Show," got off to a solid start Monday.
The hourlong talk show, produced on Sony's movie lot in Culver City, ranked as the second most popular debut of a talk show since "Dr....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:41 AM
It was a good week to be the queen.
Queen Latifah's new talk show averaged 1.8 million viewers an episode during its premiere week, according to Nielsen ratings data.
The hour-long talk and variety show, which debuted on Sept. 16, got off to a solid...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Suzanne Somers is the luckiest woman in the whole, big, wide world.
The onetime "Three's Company" star, now 66, revealed Tuesday on "The Talk" that she has an active sex life. A very active sex life, with Alan Hamel, her husband of 36...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:20 AM
After the coffee. Before rooting for the Tigers to beat the A's.
The Skinny: How do the St. Louis Cardinals do it? Every year they are in the running. That is some smart management and the Dodgers will have their work cut out for them. Thursday's...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:05 AM
After the coffee. Before the eggs. (How'd I never think of that before?)
The Skinny: The Dodgers are still alive! I'm actually not some big Dodger fan but I love playoff baseball and want the series to go seven. It's a nice distraction. Thursday's...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:39 PM
In some nondescript boardroom at ABC, a room full of suits sat around mulling ideas for potential holiday specials. At some point came this pitch: “All the kids love Lady Gaga, and everyone loves the Muppets -- so how about the two cozy up together?...