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Michelle Wolf Criticized By Spineless White House Correspondents’ Association

The White House Correspondents Dinner has been a lightning rod for controversy ever since Stephen Colbert mocked the Bush Administration back in 2006. Back then, the press debated about whether he was too mean to the sitting President while forgetting that the purpose of comedy from …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Betsy DeVos’s Disastrous 60 Minutes Interview

Last year on SNL, the insanely versatile Kate McKinnon played Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the first of Melissa McCarthy’s sketches as former press secretary Sean Spicer. When asked a question about proficiency in students, she freezes up and says: “I don’t know anything about school, but …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Jordan Peele is the Perfect Choice to Reboot The Twilight Zone

I will never forget the first time I saw the trailer for Get Out: the audaciousness of the basic concept – Stepford Wives with race – as well as the is-it-a-comedy-or-isn’t-it tone was such a mind-blower that I immediately texted my friend who works for Blumhouse, the production company …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How to live stream the 60th annual Grammy Awards

Industry icons and breakout artists alike will convene at New York’s Madison Square Garden in honor of the 60th annual Grammy Awards. The awards ceremony will occupy a total of three-and-a-half hours of air time, beginning at 7:30 PM EST/4:30 PM PST on CBS.Those that will not have access to a TV can still tune […]

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CBS fires legal executive for insensitive comments about Vegas mass shooting

CBS has fired a legal executive who voiced on social media that she wasn’t “sympathetic” to the victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas.“I’m actually not even sympathetic [because] country music fans often are Republican gun toters,” Hayley Geftman-Gold wrote in a since-deleted Facebook post. “If they wouldn’t do anything when children […]

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CBS fires legal executive for insensitive comments about Vegas mass shooting

CBS has fired a legal executive who voiced on social media that she wasn’t “sympathetic” to the victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas.“I’m actually not even sympathetic [because] country music fans often are Republican gun toters,” Hayley Geftman-Gold wrote in a since-deleted Facebook post. “If they wouldn’t do anything when children […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Star Trek: Discovery Before It Premieres

Hey, did you hear there’s a new Star Trek show starting September 24? Anticipation is mighty high here at io9—but for everyone who hasn’t been cataloguing every bit of info that CBS has revealed about Star Trek: Discovery on the long road to its debut, we’ve assembled this handy guide to get you up to […]

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Candy Crush TV Show Leads To In-Game Mario Lopez

The live-action Candy Crush game show debuts Sunday at 9PM Eastern on CBS. Along with guiding show contestants through the live-action casual puzzle game on the show, host Mario Lopez will also be appearing in each of the three Candy Crush Saga games for weekly TV tie-in events.  Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Official Reason for Star Trek: Discovery’s Many Delays Is ‘World Building Is Hard’

Earlier today CBS finally announced a premiere date for Star Trek: Discovery, ending months of delaying the series even further from its original January 2017 release window. The series’ showrunners also gave an answer as to why the show constantly got pushed back… and well, let’s just say it has us raising a…Read more… Continue […]

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Everything the Discovery Trailer Tells Us About the Future of Star Trek’s Past

Last night we got our first good look at the new Star Trek TV series, Discovery; its trailer was packed with some gorgeous shots, as well as new ships, uniforms, and tech of the show, which is set 10 years before the original series. Here’s everything we noticed.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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All the Science Fiction and Fantasy TV to Watch (or Avoid) This Summer

When summer comes, it brings with it lazy days in the sun and kids free of school. It also brings a slew of TV shows, perfect for watching when it’s too hot to leave the air conditioning (which is most of the time). Here’s the io9 guide to everything our beloved nerdy genres are putting […]

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What the Fuck Is Going On With Star Trek: Discovery?

Star Trek: Discovery is delayed yet again. A beloved Next Generation actor was reportedly offered an insulting amount of money to appear on the show. It lost a showrunner with a well-deserved fan base of his own. And CBS has made poor marketing decision after poor marketing decision. So, how screwed is this show?…

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