Blake Lively Trolls Husband Ryan Reynolds for His Christmas Cookies

Getty Ryan Reynolds has a whole lot going for him, but his cooking-making skills aren’t one of them. His wife, Blake Lively, subtly proved the point in a Friday Instagram post of some unappetizing-looking Christmas cookies he whipped up. We think that’s supposed to be a snowman, but the other ones are a bit of … Read more

Twitter Rules Rosie O’Donnell’s Crude Ben Shapiro Tweets Aren’t Abusive, He Cries ‘Double Standard’

Getty Images Twitter has ruled that Rosie O’Donnell telling conservative pundit Ben Shapiro to “suck my d—” was not a violation of their platform rules and that her intent had been taken out of context. “We have reviewed your report carefully and have found that there was no violation of Twitter rules against abusive behavior,” … Read more

Aaron Sorkin Suggests ‘West Wing’ Reboot With Sterling K Brown as President

Getty Images Aaron Sorkin says he has a “standing offer” from NBC to reboot “The West Wing,” but the lauded screenwriter and creator of the hit show that aired from 1999 to 2006 says he has no interest in adapting the Trump White House for television. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published on Wednesday, … Read more

‘SMILF’ Gets Season 2 Pick-Up at Showtime

Showtime Showtime is holding on to its new baby “SMILF.” The freshman comedy has been picked up for a second season, the network announced on Wednesday. Frankie Shaw’s deliciously raw look at the life of a 20-something single mother, which also stars Rosie O’Donnell in her first series regular TV role, will air its season … Read more

Evolution of Amy Schumer: From Stand Up Comic to Broadway Star (Photos)

Long before we all came to know and love the charming witty multi-hyphenate, Amy Schumer was once an unknown comic longing for her big break. Getty 2003 Schumer enters the world of stand-up comedy. She performs her first ever gig at  Manhattan’s Gotham Comedy Club shortly after graduating from Towson University in Maryland. Getty Images … Read more

James Woods Suggests Matt Lauer Might Have Been Fired Over Money

Getty Images Forget the allegation of sexual misconduct against Matt Lauer — actor and right-wing provocateur James Woods has an alternate explanation for why the “Today” co-host was given the heave-ho this week. Following Wednesday’s announcement that Lauer had been fired by NBC News after a complaint of “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace” was … Read more

‘A Prairie Home Companion’ Is Dead: Show Will Be Renamed, Old Episodes Retired

“A Prairie Home Companion” is dead. The long-running variety show, once synonymous with public radio and a staple of relaxing weekend drives, is losing its name after former host Garrison Keillor was fired by Minnesota Public Radio on Wednesday over accusations of “improper behavior.” MPR announced the rebrand of the 43-year-old weekly program in its statement … Read more

David Sweeney Out as NPR Chief News Editor Amid Sexual Harassment Accusations

David Sweeney, NPR’s Chief News Editor, has departed the company following sexual harassment complaints from three different women, NPR reports. Sweeney will be replaced by senior manager Edith Chapin, who has been appointed executive editor. In an email to NPR staff on Tuesday, Chris Turpin, acting senior vice president of news, announced Sweeney’s departure, saying … Read more

Why I Waited So Long to Share My Harvey Weinstein Saga (Guest Blog)

Getty Images I met Harvey Weinstein one winter evening in 1996 outside of the Miramax offices in TriBeCa. I was in my late 20s, a working actress, though not famous. A journeyman, so to speak. I was there to do a reading of a friend’s screenplay, and he introduced himself. He was charming, intelligent and … Read more

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