| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Paula Deen apologized at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.
She didn't elaborate on why she apologized - for using the n-word in the past - but she did say she got through the fallout by reading letters from fans.
Deen also rode on celebrity chef...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
If the Food Network is hunting for its No. 1 fan, I suggest executives stop at my house to interview The Hubby. He watches more of its programs than anything else on TV, including reruns of our mutual fave, "NCIS," and the endless stream of fishing...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Lisa Jackson, the woman suing maligned Southern cook Paula Deen for racial discrimination and sexual harassment, has no standing as a victim of race, according to the federal judge overseeing her suit.
Jackson is white and was not directly discriminated...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Cable network A&E said on Friday it was bringing back family patriarch Phil Robertson to the hit reality show "Duck Dynasty" after fans protested his suspension over anti-gay remarks and big-name corporate sponsors stuck by the series.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A&E's "Duck Dynasty" is not just the most popular reality show on cable TV. It's a rallying point for middle America, proof that down-home folks from the back country can make good and become mega-stars.
But now Phil Robertson, one of the show's...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:27 AM
It looks like Barbara Walters was fascinating enough to give ABC a ratings win Wednesday night.
"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013" drew 8.84-million viewers on average and a rating of 2.1 in the key 18-to-49 demographic,...
| Aug 10, 2013
Nobody tells Oprah she can't afford a handbag.
Oprah Winfrey is one of the richest entertainers in the world, thanks to her willdly successful 25-season run on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and her latest media foray with the newly revitalized Oprah...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When former Paula Deen employee Lisa Jackson filed her discrimination lawsuit on March 5, 2012, in Chatham County Superior Court in Georgia, I expect she did not anticipate the impact her case would have on the Paula Deen empire. Now, before the case...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Keith Olbermann has been without a regular show for a little over a year and a half, but Monday night, he's back with "Olbermann," set to debut on ESPN2 at 11 p.m. Eastern.
But those political junkies who got hooked on the outspoken broadcaster's...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Fox had no way to get rid of Paula Deen (unlike Food Network), and, like it or not, she'll appear on this week's episode of "MasterChef."
A source close to the show said executives considered a variety of options, including not airing the episode, but...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Paula Deen won the battle, but she may have lost the war: The discrimination lawsuit brought against her was dismissed Friday, but only after it devastated the multimillion-dollar career of one of the most popular icons of the food world.