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Stephen Colbert's 5 Funniest Lines as Emcee of the Ad Council Dinner A public service for the industry

FedEx CEO Fred Smith was ostensibly the main man at the Ad Council's annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday night, but it can be hard even for the winner of a…

November 20, 2014, 6:19 AM EST

CBS Puts Football on Thursday, Joel McHale May Go to Late Late No more Crazy Ones, Hostages or Intelligence

UPDATE: CBS's Les Moonves, talking to Bloomberg denies... everything, really, saying that there are a lot of people throwing hats in the ring for Craig Ferguson's old gig. And that CBS…

May 14, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT

Stephen Colbert Named Successor to David Letterman Comedy Central mainstay signs 5-year pact with CBS

Stephen Colbert is moving three blocks east—and light-years from basic cable. The 49-year-old linchpin of Comedy Central’s long-running series The Colbert Report has been tapped to succeed David Letterman as the host…

April 10, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

Twitter's Redesign Speaks to Brands and Users With Emojis, Vine Messenger, Video, Ads 'Media forward' simplifies tweet culture

Twitter’s new look is rolling out more widely today, and it has some users saying it looks similar to Facebook. The messaging service is making changes to solve its most…

April 8, 2014, 2:02 PM EDT

A Recent History of the Heckler's Veto From #IStandWithPhil to #CancelColbert

The television world has weathered quite a few controversies in the last several months, many of which have one disturbing thing in common: They are fomented and sustained by people…

March 29, 2014, 2:10 PM EDT

Strong Sampling for Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show Debut Post-Olympics opener ties Conan, but trails Jay

While the overnights for Jimmy Fallon’s first night at the helm of The Tonight Show were promising, it would be premature to crown the antic talk show host the King…

February 18, 2014, 1:38 PM EST

Yo-Yo Ma Is Hooked on Homeland Celebrated cellist is also a newshound

Specs  Who Yo-Yo Ma Age 57 Accomplishments World famous cellist; performing at Carnegie Hall with his group The Silk Road Ensemble on Oct. 16 (it recently released the album A Playlist Without Borders);…

October 10, 2013, 10:54 PM EDT

Colbert Skewers Guest-Stealing VMAs and MTV's Van Toffler in Sponsored Segment—UPDATED 'A crushing disappointment brought to you by Hyundai'

Stephen Colbert does some of the smartest media criticism on television, but it's never better than when it's directed at his employers. Colbert has made something of a cottage industry out…

August 7, 2013, 2:49 PM EDT

House of Cards Star Corey Stoll Doesn't Bother With Cable Are you surprised?

Specs Who Corey Stoll  Age 37 Accomplishments Starred as Rep. Peter Russo (D-Pa.) on Netflix’s House of Cards; played Ernest Hemingway in Midnight in Paris; appearing in the films Glass Chin and Non-Stop, out…

May 2, 2013, 11:57 PM EDT

Shepard Smith Sleeps With His Samsung Galaxy Yet he still loves print

Who Shepard Smith Age 49 Accomplishments Host of The Fox Report With Shepard Smith; has been with Fox News since the network launched in 1996; was a correspondent for A Current Affair Base…

March 13, 2013, 2:15 AM EDT

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