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Topic: Bill Maher

Information Diet: Rev. Al Sharpton

The MSNBC talk show loves Twitter but not conservative content

Age 58 Accomplishments Host of MSNBC's PoliticsNation (nightly at 6 p.m.) and afternoon radio talk show Keepin' It Real; civil rights activist and founder of the National Action Network; Baptist minister;…

Negative Spin Ups Doc's Draw

2016's marketers funnel critical outrage into box office mega-hit

The marketers behind 2016: Obama’s America knew the ultra-conservative documentary would ignite a firestorm of criticism—and embraced it wholeheartedly. The unorthodox strategy helped to draw a whopping $33 million at the…

Information Diet: Dean Norris

'Breaking Bad' star a fan of 'The Sopranos' and 'The Wire'

Specs Age 49 Accomplishments Stars as DEA agent Hank Schrader on AMC’s Breaking Bad; appearing in The Frozen Ground, in theaters this November; graduate of Harvard University and the Royal Academy of…

A Look Back at a Week's Worth of Programming News

'Bones' won't be buried, dance with yourself until you Yahoo

I don't know if you've heard, but various television networks are having these upfront presentations, and they range from entertainingly professional industry demonstrations with some expensive production flourishes to utter bacchanals. The broadcast…

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