Classic ‘Rudolph’ Christmas Special Sparks the Most Cynical 2017 Responses on Twitter

As is tradition, CBS aired the beloved Christmas special “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” on Tuesday night and many Twitter users found its classic optimism difficult to relate to in 2017. Some viewers rediscovering the 1964 Rankin/Bass stop-motion movie took to Twitter to celebrate their nostalgia, sending the hashtag #Rudolph trending during the special’s east coast … Read more

AT&T Wants Time Warner Merger Antitrust Trial to Start in February

AT&T responded at length to the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit that seeks to block its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, calling for a 10-day trial set to begin on February 20, 2018. The DOJ had targeted a May 7 trial date, which would prolong by months a transaction that was agreed upon last October … Read more

‘SNL’ Pulls ‘Safelite’ Parody Commercial Sketch From YouTube and Reruns

NBC “Saturday Night Live’s” Safelite sketch is no longer be available to watch — anywhere. The NBC show has pulled the parody commercial mocking the autoglass company from YouTube and reruns, Vulture reported on Monday. The sketch featuring Beck Bennett as Safelite Autoglass windshield repairman, Ken, was notably missing from Saturday’s rerun of the Oct. 7 episode, … Read more

‘Jersey Shore’ Revival Set to Air on MTV

MTV It’s time to return to the shore as MTV on Monday announced the upcoming revival of its most infamous reality show. “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” is set to air on the network in 2018, reuniting original stars Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul “Pauly D” Delvecchio,” Jenni “JWOWW” Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and … Read more

Julio Oscar Mechoso, ‘Jurassic Park III’ and ‘Legend of Zorro’ Actor, Dies at 62

Getty Images Veteran character actor Julio Oscar Mechoso died of a heart attack on Saturday, according to the Miami Herald. He was 62. With more than 120 acting credits to his name, Mechoso’s long career spanned both movies and television, as well as comedy and drama. He appeared in films such as “Little Miss Sunshine,” “The Legend … Read more