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Creative Ways Local TV Stations Are Showing the Olympics Despite Rigid Rules

One station used an R. Kelly song instead of the anthem

With broadcasters confined by restrictions on anything Olympics-related, some local newscasters are coming up with creative ways to show viewers what's happening in Rio without running afoul of NBCUniversal, the…

Arianna Huffington Is Leaving The Huffington Post

Site co-founder will launch new company Thrive Global

Arianna Huffington is leaving The Huffington Post, a site she co-founded 11 years ago. Her new venture will take her right back to where it all started.  I thought HuffPost would…

NBC Gets Mixed Results for Olympic Ratings on Night 2

The network struggles, but NBCSN thrives

The opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics disappointed—in terms of rating—for NBC. Household viewership for Friday night's festivities were down 28 percent from the 2012 London Games opener. There…

Vice Is Launching a Nightly Newscast on HBO to Coincide With the First Presidential Debate

It's 18 months in the making

Vice's first daily newscast, called Vice News Tonight, will debut Sept. 26 on HBO. The half-hour broadcast is "for viewers who have grown increasingly skeptical of daily broadcast news," the…

Jon Stewart Takes Down Roger Ailes and Donald Trump in His First Daily Show-Style Rant in 11 Months

Makes surprise appearance on Late Show

Ever since Jon Stewart stepped down as host of The Daily Show last August, his fans have been begging him to return to late-night and deliver his brilliant, incisive political…

It's Official: Roger Ailes Resigns From Fox News Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Rupert Murdoch steps in as chairman and acting CEO

After a flurry of bizarre reports earlier this week, confirmed then quickly denied, about Roger Ailes' exit from Fox News, it's now official: The chairman and CEO is departing the…

SNL's Colin Jost and Michael Che Take Weekend Update to the Conventions

Special editions at the RNC and DNC

Count Saturday Night Live's Michael Che among the electorate who are "politicked out." "The world is burning down and we also gotta deal with this?" Che told Adweek in an interview…

Why the 2016 RNC and DNC May Go Down in History as 'the Livestream Conventions'

And why network news anchors aren't worried

The 2016 national political conventions stand to be the most broadcasted, most consumed, most shared conventions of all time. But that may have less to do with the candidates and…

Twitter Will Livestream CBS News' Coverage of the Republican and Democratic Conventions

Advertising details are still being finalized

Twitter and CBS are planning to livestream the Republican and Democratic National Conventions later this month. The companies announced plans today to run "gavel-to-gavel" coverage of each party's four-day event. First…

Bill O'Reilly Thinks Obama and Trump—'If He Wins'—Will Be 21st Century Legends

Plus, how he's expanding his empire

Specs Who Bill O'Reilly Current gig Anchor of the The O'Reilly Factor and executive producer of Legends & Lies Age 66 Twitter @OreillyFactor "I don't want to insult you," said Bill O'Reilly as…

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