| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:19 AM
Don't you hate it when bad things happen to perfectly good awards?
Case in point: The highly respected Peabody Awards are going all glitzy and self-important.
The Peabodys used to announce their winners in electronic media simply, without pretension,...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:25 AM
At age 74, the Peabody Awards are getting a facelift via innovations to boost their profile, including host Fred Armisen and a red-carpet televised ceremony on May 31.
"Armisen is not just a comedian but an inspired citizen whose singular take on life...
| Mar 29, 2015
When the child was grown, it fell on a day, that he went out to his father to the reapers. And he said unto his father, my head, my head …
— II Kings 4:18, verse saved in the cellphone of Will McKamey.
The first fall
The running back...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Hope Solo has started a blog.
That is neither a joke nor, probably, a good idea given the troubles Solo has had with social media in the past.
But it is engaging, enlightening and, given some of Solo's confessions, probably therapeutic as well....
| Mar 16, 2015
| 11:02 AM
A top Los Angeles Police Department official said revelations about Robert Durst on an HBO series did not play a role in the decision to arrest him in connection with the slaying of L.A. writer Susan Berman in 2000.
Durst was arrested on a murder...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 5:22 AM
Chris Soules is going straight from the "Bachelor" finale into "Dancing With the Stars," he confirmed Tuesday morning on "Good Morning America."
The ABC dance contest starts its 20th edition at 8 p.m. Monday.
"The Bachelor" finished its season...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:07 PM
The title character of the iconic British sci-fi TV show "Doctor Who" can possibly go on forever — far beyond his lifetime, said 12-year-old Colin. That is one of the reasons he loves the show.
Premiering on BBC more than 50 years ago, the...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 6:30 AM
As widely expected, Andy Lack will become chairman of NBC News and MSNBC.
He will start in April, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke announced in a staff memo Friday.
Lack's challenges will include leading the shaken "NBC Nightly News" and guiding the...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 1:20 PM
While most in the media will only go public with statements of shock and disbelief at Brian Williams' on-air exaggerations that led to his six-month suspension, Alec Baldwin offered up a more psychological reasoning.
Talking to guest George...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:24 PM
The Cleveland abduction saga will be recounted next month in a Robin Roberts special and a Lifetime movie.
The Roberts special arrives at 10 p.m. April 24 on ABC. The "Good Morning America" anchor will interview Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus about their...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:37 PM
Country star Shania Twain announced Wednesday that she's heading out on a 48-city farewell tour that will include a July 16 stop at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.
Twain, 49, hasn't released a studio album since 2002. She first announced her...