| May 19, 2011
| 8:46 AM
Weekday television is about to experience a major sea change.
After 25 years as a powerful mainstay of syndication, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" airs its last original broadcast Wednesday, May 25 ... the last day of the ratings-important May sweeps,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:47 PM
The People's Choice Awards complete winners list:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (winner)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:49 PM
It's rare that you can say a piece of television is inevitable. But throughout the media circus following the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, the notion that there would be a Drew Peterson Lifetime movie was about as close to a sure thing as you could...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Honestly? I've never gotten worked up about Paula Deen and her cooking.
I thought she could be great fun on television, particularly when she flirted with Matt Lauer on her "Today" show visits. Her food struck me as a culinary form of Southern Gothic,...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Over the past five years, Rihanna has dominated the music charts and become one of the most reliable pop hitmakers. She's also courted controversy (see below) with her style choices and personal life.
As the 23-year-old superstar from Barbados brings her...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Are you ready for some political football? For the fourth straight year President Obama will do a live interview on the network hosting the Super Bowl, offering him a chance to speak directly into the homes of tens of millions of Americans gathered to...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:26 PM
In the latest ratcheting-up of this year’s political arms race, President Obama has given the go-ahead to his donors to contribute funds to a “super PAC” set up by two of his former aides, a reversal of his previous opposition to the...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:36 AM
I was going to be nice and NOT write about the NBC newsmagazine "Rock Center" moving to 9 p.m. tonight after a failed run at 10 Mondays with Brian Williams at the helm.
But then, NBC News sent out a press release calling special correspondent Chelsea...
| Jun 28, 2011
Can profanity help your career? What about raising your voice or slamming down your phone? Most of us do our best to fit in at the office and keep our emotions in check, but could swearing, getting angry and making a scene actually help you keep your job,...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Assistant State Attorney Jeff Ashton landed on ABC's The View and NBC's Today Show this morning, sharing his disappointment about the not-guilty verdict reached in the first-degree murder charge against Casey Anthony.
Casey Anthony's ex-fiancé Jesse...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Macy Causey remembers vividly how frightened she was to be interviewed on NBC's "Today" by Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker.
"It was really nerve-wracking," Macy said. "I was very, very scared that something would go wrong."
It didn't. Macy charmed...