Tag: TV news

O’Reilly Out At Fox News Amid Sex Harassment Scandal

Bill O’Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday that “after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will…

Billionaire Wilbur Ross Wins Senate Confirmation

President Trump’s nominee for U.S. commerce secretary won Senate confirmation on Monday, paving the way for work to begin on renegotiating trade deals with China and Mexico. Billionaire Wilbur Ross was confirmed with a Senate vote of 72-27, with support from 19 Democrats. Ross will now be at the helm of an agency with over…

Oprah Winfrey To Be ‘Special Contributor’ To ’60 Minutes’

Oprah Winfrey has been named a “special contributor” to CBS News’ “60 Minutes.” Winfrey will bring occasional reports to the newsmagazine starting this fall, when it begins its 50th season on the air. Executive producer Jeff Fager called Winfrey “a remarkable and talented woman with a level of integrity that sets her apart and makes…

Trump Promises ‘Major Investigation’ of Voter Fraud

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday his intention to investigate the possibility of voter fraud in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Trump has repeatedly claimed that “millions” of people voted illegally in the election, although such allegations are unsubstantiated. “I will be asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote in…

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry ‘Walks Off’ Her Show

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is going on strike from her eponymous weekend morning talk show over what she alleges to be a loss of editorial control. In an email sent to staff this week, obtained by The New York Times, Harris-Perry said she feels “worthless” to NBC executives because of recent pre-emptions in coverage, adding,…

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner Will Take Over Steve Kornacki’s Time Slot

After MSNBC announced it was canceling Alex Wagner’s afternoon show to make way for Brian Williams’ breaking news, it has confirmed starting soon, Wagner will be launching a new show on MSNBC’s weekend schedule, replacing Up with Steve Kornacki, who will serve as the Monday evening host on Chuck Todd’s MTP Daily.

‘True Detective’ Finale Teaser Totally Worth It

HBO has released a trailer for the last remaining episode of this season’s “True Detective.” While this short trailer doesn’t really answer any questions, there’s no doubt you junior gumshoes will still be dissecting every frame. Watch the teaser above and get ready to collect all the clues in time for the March 9 finale…

20 Million DirecTV Customers Lose Access To The Weather Channel

About 20 million DirecTV customers nationwide are without The Weather Channel because of a dispute over fees between the channel and the satellite service. The two companies pointed fingers at each other late Monday night after a midnight EST deadline for renegotiation of carriage fees passed without an agreement. In a statement, David Kenny, CEO…