UK tabloid talk show canceled after death of guest

Europe 05/15/19, 10:15

British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.The case has renewed debate about the ethics of tabloid television, and sparked a parliamentary inquiry into the regulation of programs that put members of ...

Sara Gilbert exits ‘The Talk,’ cites work-life balance

Entertainment 04/09/19, 15:04

Sara Gilbert is leaving the daytime talk show she helped launch.Gilbert announced Tuesday on CBS' "The Talk" that she's decided to exit as a co-host because of her packed work and personal schedule.Gilbert, who produces and stars on ABC's "The Conners," said her life was "slightly out of balance."She wasn't ...

David Letterman: I stayed on network TV for too long

Entertainment 03/21/19, 10:09

David Letterman says he stuck around on network television about 10 years too long.He made that admission during an appearance Thursday on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show. Letterman quit in 2015 after 33 years as a late-night host on CBS and NBC, and is beginning his second season on his more ...

Colbert postpones visit to New Zealand after attack

Entertainment 03/19/19, 11:05

Talk show host Stephen Colbert has postponed what was supposed to be a surprise visit to New Zealand following the terrorist attack in Christchurch that killed 50 people.Colbert's "Late Show," the top-rated American late-night show, said that he was supposed to travel to New Zealand on Wednesday for a week ...

Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets, Lori Hendry defends

Entertainment 03/18/19, 19:14

Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump's life is "pathetic" after his weekend Twitter attack against her father, the late Sen. John McCain. She fired back at Trump on ABC's "The View" Monday after the president tweeted comments criticizing her father, who died last year after battling brain cancer. McCain says Trump "will ...

Tamron Hall gets a new talk show, announces baby news

Entertainment 03/04/19, 13:25

Tamron Hall is having a baby and getting her own talk show.The former NBC "Today" show anchor and host tweeted Monday that she's pregnant. She wrote that she was "in a safe place at 32 weeks" to share her joy.Hall writes that she and husband Steven "are beyond excited."Walt Disney ...

Venezuela socialist party boss stirs up support on talk show

America 02/13/19, 00:03

It was show time for the most-watched program on Venezuela's normally sleep-inducing state TV: Episode No. 240 of "Hitting it With a Sledgehammer," the talk show hosted by one of the ruling socialist party's most-revered — and reviled — leaders. A military salsa band playing pro-government songs stirred up a live ...

Wendy Williams to take health-related break from TV show

Entertainment 01/18/19, 14:57

Wendy Williams' family says she is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues.The family says in a statement released Friday that Williams has suffered complications from the Graves' disease in the past few days.Her family says treatment is necessary and will include "significant ...

‘StarTalk’ season on hold amid claims against host Tyson

Entertainment 01/03/19, 18:55

The current season of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "StarTalk" series is on hold amid sexual misconduct claims against the prominent astrophysicist.The National Geographic channel said Thursday new episodes of the science-based talk show won't air until an investigation involving Tyson is completed, which could be within the next few weeks.Last December, ...

Carrie Ann Inaba gets host gig on ‘The Talk’

Entertainment 01/02/19, 18:21

Carrie Ann Inaba is no longer a temp on "The Talk."The CBS daytime show announced Wednesday that Inaba has joined the panel of hosts, moving up from recurring guest host."The Dancing With the Stars" judge replaces Julie Chen, who left the talk show in September.Chen's departure came a week after ...

Call him Judge Jerry: Jerry Springer is getting court show

Entertainment 11/26/18, 09:22

Hopefully there won't be any chairs in this courtroom.Talk show host Jerry Springer is getting a new TV role as "Judge Jerry," where he'll hear testimony and render verdicts before a studio audience. NBC Universal Television Distribution announced the half-hour court program Monday that will debut in national syndication in ...

Kelly’s ‘Blackface’ remarks amplify Halloween costume debate

Entertainment 10/26/18, 11:24

NBC talk show host Megyn Kelly's comments about blackface on Halloween have reinvigorated a debate over costumes that cross racial lines and what's appropriate at a time when diverse movie and TV characters like "Black Panther" have become hugely popular.The issue has reverberated across social media, from magazine articles about ...

Alec Baldwin vows to break the talk show model by going deep

Entertainment 10/12/18, 11:13

When his new talk show premieres Sunday night, don't expect Alec Baldwin to get overly political. The 60-year old actor plans to leave that on the set of "Saturday Night Live" with his occasional impersonations of President Donald Trump."The Trump thing is just silly. Nothing we do on 'SNL' about ...

Jimmy Kimmel to open comedy club in Las Vegas in 2019

Entertainment 10/03/18, 12:40

Jimmy Kimmel will see a dream come true when he opens a comedy club next spring in Las Vegas where he will make regular appearances and give up-and-coming comics a chance to hone their talents.The late-night talk show host joined casino giant Caesars Entertainment in announcing plans Wednesday for the ...

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