| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:53 AM
It looks like "@midnight," the late-night Internet-themed quiz show, has scored major points with Comedy Central, getting renewed for a second season that will air in 2015.
The announcement, appropriately enough, came just after midnight (on the East...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has launched her own online channel, appropriately titled the Sarah Palin Channel. But Palin fans, be careful what URL you type in, or you could end up in the clutches of Stephen Colbert....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Italian luxury labels getting some serious exposure during Sunday night's Emmy Awards telecast included Canali and Prada, worn by two of the night's winners -- Michael Douglas and Jeff Daniels, respectively -- as well as Dolce & Gabbana, which dressed the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Satirical TV host Stephen Colbert is catching criticism after a "racist" tweet was sent from the official "The Colbert Report" Twitter account.
The @ColbertReport handle, which is run by Comedy Central, tweeted a joke from one of Colbert's skits on...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:22 AM
After months of running a largely invisible campaign to regain his old job, former Gov. Charlie Crist has suddenly emerged from stealth mode.
• On Monday, his campaign issued a web video meant to counter a video attack from Gov. Rick Scott's...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Racer Tony Stewart has hurt his leg and will be out of competition for the near future. Also, the government has decided it can pretty much take whatever it wants from you, whether you're charged with anything or not.
Additionally, George Duke, who...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Vladimir Putin could learn a thing or two from Johnny Cummings, the openly gay mayor of the tiny but tolerant coal town of Vicco, Ky.
On Wednesday night “The Colbert Report” profiled Cummings, the politician and hairdresser who helped...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:20 PM
They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:42 PM
If anyone has the right to release a new single that’s unabashedly Beatle-esque, it’d be Paul McCartney, and that adjective surely applies to “New,” the bouncy first single from his forthcoming album of the same name, due Oct. 15...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Did your favorite TV show win big at the Emmys on Sunday night? Or are you still grumbling about how those (expletive deleted) voters somehow overlooked (insert name of beloved actor here ... unless it's somebody from "Modern Family," in which case, we'...