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Don Lemon Suggests Bill O’Reilly Come on His Show

19 April 2017 6:08 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

How should Bill O’Reilly handle his ouster from Fox News, as well as the sexual harassment scandal that surrounds him? Don Lemon has one suggestion — come on his show.

In an interview with Variety on Wednesday, the “CNN Tonight” host said O’Reilly should avoid “safe spaces” and do an interview that won’t be so one-sided. “I think he should do an interview with someone and not necessarily go to the favorable audience, to the safe space,” he said.

“He likes to talk about safe spaces,” Lemon continued. “I think he should go to someone who’s going to be fair — maybe like me — and do an interview to answer all of the charges and to clear his name if he absolutely believes that he’s not guilty of what he’s accused of.”

O’Reilly and Fox News has been enveloped in controversy since the beginning of the month, when »

- Shirley Halperin and Alex Stedman

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Watch People Rationalize John Wilkes Booth Visiting Trump on 'Kimmel'

19 April 2017 7:27 AM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Jimmy Kimmel brought back 'Lie Witness News' to see how Trump supporters would react to the fact that he won't make the White House visitor logs available to the public until five years after he leaves office. The interviewees also shared their opinions on the fake White House guests Kimmel proposes.

Early on, one supporter said that the White House visitor logs were never a matter of public record until President Obama, who would allegedly remove certain names from the logs. From there, a rotation of supporters rationalized a series »

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Series premiere of Exposed with Deborah Norville spotlights Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

12 April 2017 10:26 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Exposed with Deborah Norville is a new series that looks at what happens when the criminal justice system and celebrity mixes, starting with the allegations against Bill Cosby. Cosby had become something of a nation with his standup and perhaps most famously his TV show In 2014 allegations began to surface that he’d committed various sexual assaults on women dating back decades. In all 51 women accused him of rape, drug facilitated sexual assault and a wide range of related crimes. Many of these fell outside the statutes of limitations but various civil law suits are pending and he has more »

- James Wray

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Bill Cosby’s Children’s Book on Most-Banned List of 2016

10 April 2017 1:41 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bill Cosby’s children’s book series “Little Bill” made the American Library Association’s list of the most-banned books of 2016. The book series, which debuted in 1997 and was later the basis for a children’s TV series, comes in at No. 9 on the list due to “criminal sexual allegations against the author,” according to the Ala. That sets it apart from the rest of the books listed, which are primarily challenged due to their content. “I would say we try to purchase books that appeal to a certain age group, that the books themselves were well reviewed and that they have. »

- Reid Nakamura

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Happy 91st, Hugh Hefner: 11 Hollywood Stars Who Stripped Down for Playboy (Photos)

7 April 2017 3:09 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Kim Basinger, Jenny McCarthy, Charlize Theron, Madonna, Lindsay Lohan and Sharon Stone are just a few of the actresses who posed for the men’s magazine Playboy before it abandoned full nudity — and then quickly brought it back. In fact, the magazine became famous in large part by featuring Marilyn Monroe when she was one of the most famous, glamorous and celebrated of Hollywood stars. It’s clear Hugh Hefner has always had a close relationship with Hollywood — inviting both luminaries (and not-so-luminary celebrities) to visit his mansion. He has sold it, but continues to live there. Also Read: Bill Cosby's. »

- Matt Hejl

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Bill Cosby -- My Insurance Company Will Foot the Bill in Sexual Assault Cases

6 April 2017 7:55 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Bill Cosby just protected his pocketbook in a big way, after his insurance company agreed to foot the bill in 3 of his sexual assault cases. Cosby's insurance company, Aig, had initially said it would not pay his costs or any civil judgment, on grounds the policy excluded "sexual molestation, misconduct or harassment." A judge ruled Aig did indeed have a duty to defend Cosby, which apparently triggered the settlement. The insurance company has agreed »

- TMZ Staff

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How Donald Trump Helped Defuse the Bill O’Reilly Scandal (Opinion)

5 April 2017 2:05 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

It’s only fitting Donald Trump would speak out in support of Bill O’Reilly, as he did Wednesday. Because, were it not for the precedent set by this most unorthodox of presidents, the embattled Fox News anchor would be facing an entirely different set of circumstances than the predicament he finds himself in now.

That may seem a strange notion; after all, Trump doesn’t have anything to do with the sexual harassment allegations unearthed by The New York Times earlier this week that discovered $13 million in settlements paid over the years by O’Reilly’s employer to multiple women accusing him of serious misbehavior.

But there is a subtle but profound Trump-o’Reilly connection here, one that speaks to the tone the new president’s administration has set for the country’s cultural climate.

There was a time not too long ago when the allegation of serial sexual harassment was a guaranteed career killer, as »

- Andrew Wallenstein

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President Trump Slammed for His Alleged Sexual Misconduct After He Defends Bill O’Reilly as a ‘Good Person’

5 April 2017 1:33 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

First, President Donald Trump declared April Sexual Assault Awareness month—to howls from those who recalled his own alleged record of sexual assault. Now, days later, it is Trump’s defense of Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly, amid revelations that it took $13 million to settle sexual harassment claims against the Fox News anchor by five women, that has critics choking.

“I don’t think Bill did anything wrong,” Trump told The New York Times on Wednesday, adding that O’Reilly “shouldn’t have settled.” “I think he’s a person I know well — he is a good person.”

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- Tierney McAfee

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Peak TV Treasure: The Carmichael Show

5 April 2017 12:41 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Are you overwhelmed by how much television is available right now? Is life getting in the way of keeping up with the shows you wanna try out? We feel your tube-related pain. Here’s a handy feature that’ll help you locate the hidden gems in this era of Peak TV.

The Carmichael Show

Network | NBC

Created By | Jerrod Carmichael, Nicholas Stoller, Ari Katcher and Willie Hunter

RelatedPeak TV Treasure: Halt and Catch Fire

Number Of Episodes | 19 over the first two seasons (six in Season 1, 13 in Season 2)

Episode Length | 30 mins.

Premise | Stand-up comedian Jerrod Carmichael plays a heightened version of himself in this multi-camera sitcom, »

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D.L. Hughley Asks If Bill O’Reilly Is Being Targeted for His Wealth

4 April 2017 2:50 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Is Bill O’Reilly — the scandal-plagued Fox News commentator who, along with Fox News, reportedly paid out $13 million in settlements to multiple women who’ve accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior — being targeted because of his deep pockets? That’s the question that actor and comedian D.L. Hughley put to the listeners of his radio show on Tuesday, after multiple sponsors cut ties with O’Reilly’s show. “We asked this about Bill Cosby, now we’ll ask about O’Reilly. Do you think he’s guilty or a rich man who’s become an easy target?” “The D.L. Hughley Show” tweeted Tuesday. »

- Tim Kenneally

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I Wish Julie Roginsky Would Have Spoken Up Sooner About Roger Ailes

4 April 2017 3:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Fox News has been in extremely hot water in the last week due to the sexual harassment claims against host Bill O’Reilly.  I already gave my take on that yesterday.  Now we’ve got new allegations coming from another correspondent, Julie Roginsky.    This one’s against Roger Ailes, who as you know had multiple women come out against him.  All jokes aside, this guy is starting to become the Bill Cosby of the news world. The new lawsuit against Ailes was brought by Fox’s Julie Roginsky and is notable because it accuses Fox’s current management of trying to cover up for Ailes.

I Wish Julie Roginsky Would Have Spoken Up Sooner About Roger Ailes »

- Nat Berman

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Bill Cosby Laughs It Up Outside Sexual Assault Hearing (Photo Gallery)

3 April 2017 4:32 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Bill Cosby's hanging on to his sense of humor, apparently, as his sexual assault trial gets closer -- 'cause he was laughing it up Monday outside court. Cosby was chuckling with his lawyers as they left the Montgomery County Courthouse. He was there to iron out details about what the jury will hear when his trial starts for allegedly drugging and molesting Andrea Constand in 2004. It's set to begin in early June, and last about 2 weeks. »

- TMZ Staff

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Judge Expects Two-Week Trial for Bill Cosby Criminal Case

3 April 2017 12:06 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

The judge in Bill Cosby's criminal case expects the trial to last about two weeks and hopes to have a jury in place before the proceeding opens June 5 in suburban Philadelphia.

At a pretrial hearing Monday, Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill said he hopes to pick jurors in late May. He insisted the jurors' names will not be made public.

The jurors will come from the Pittsburgh area and be sequestered throughout the trial nearly 300 miles away in Norristown.

Cosby, 79, is accused of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee at his home in 2004. He faces »

- the Associated Press

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Bill Cosby Case: Judge Expects Trial To Last About 2 Weeks

3 April 2017 11:24 AM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

The judge in Bill Cosby’s criminal case expects the trial to last about two weeks and hopes to have a jury in place before the proceeding opens June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. At a pretrial hearing Monday, Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill said he hopes to pick jurors in late May. He insisted the jurors’ […] »

- Jordan Appugliesi

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Bill Cosby’s 2004 Rape Trial Expected To Last Two Weeks; Faces Decade In Jail

3 April 2017 8:22 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Bill Cosby's trial in June that could see him behind bars for up to a decade for the alleged 2004 sexual assault of a then-Temple University employee is expected to last about two weeks, a Pennsylvania judge said today. Jury screening for the trial scheduled for June 5 is likely to start May 22 or May 29 in Allegheny County, where the jurors will be chosen, Judge Steven O’Neill said this morning in his Norristown, Pa courtroom. The declarations by O’Neill came at the… »

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Bill Maher Blasts Trump Enablers, Calls Potus an 'Unstable Drama Queen'

1 April 2017 7:19 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Bill Maher has a message for the Sean Spicers and Kellyanne Conways of the world: “If you get up everyday and try to make Donald Trump’s ludicrous and dangerous pronouncements sound normal and sane, you are an enabler.”

VideosBill Maher Responds to Ahca Failure: Trump Supporters ‘Taken by a Conman’

The biting commentary came during “New Rules” on Friday, as the Real Time host went on an all-out tirade against those who continue go on TV and defend the president.

“Twenty years from now when your kids ask you… ‘What did you do over the Trump years, Daddy? »

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Prosecutors Want To Use Bill Cosby’s Shocking ‘Chemicals’ Book Quote At Trial

31 March 2017 1:17 PM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Prosecutors preparing to try actor Bill Cosby on sexual-assault charges want to use not only his explosive deposition testimony about getting quaaludes to give to women before sex but also his riffs on trying to slip women the supposed aphrodisiac Spanish fly. In a court filing Thursday, they say the comments show his familiarity with […] »

- Sylvia Ogweng

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The best TV shows this week: at last, Dave Chappelle is back

31 March 2017 4:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The king of comedy has two standup specials, plus Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are taking another trip, this time en España

The last accusation you could level at Dave Chappelle’s two new standup specials for Netflix is that he has let the constraints of political correctness keep him from saying what’s on his mind. However, aside from the Bill Cosby and Caitlyn Jenner material, what really shines through is Chappelle’s effortless timing and technical excellence. Available now, Netflix

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- Guardian Staff

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See a Young Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and More Stars in These Classic Food Commercials

29 March 2017 8:08 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Because nothing’s better than a little celebrity nostalgia, we searched the YouTube archives for the most delicious food commercials featuring stars and unearthed some really sweet TV spots—and some total turkeys!

From Kim Kardashian writhing in bed with a salad to a shirtless Brad Pitt getting the fever for a Pringle potato chip (and a hot blonde!), it’s time to sit back and enjoy the belly laughs. And, when it’s all over, if your belly requests a Pizza Hut delivery, blame Jessica Simpson.

Let’s go back in time to when Pitt had a thing for blondes—and Pringles. »

- Amy Jamieson

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From VHS to VOD #2

24 March 2017 7:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

I don’t know if you’re anything like me, but I can often spend hours upon hours trawling through iTunes looking for new movies to buy… Usually I’ll randomly come across a title I haven’t seen in years and use the “Cast & Crew” links to make my way down the rabbit hole to the more obscure side of Apple’s digital movie service.

Now whilst many will decry that iTunes is a terrible VOD service due to Apple’s desire to lock its audience to their platforms, if you have an Apple TV or iPad be aware – there are some truly obscure films hidden away in the depths of the vast collection of movies. Some of which have been made available in the UK for the first time since VHS and a Lot that have been added to the service in their original uncut form!

So, with »

- Phil Wheat

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