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Rosie O’Donnell Latest Run on ABC’s ‘The View’ Sparks Back-Stage Drama

Rosie O’Donnell’s short return run on ABC’s “The View,” produced more back stage drama than she did on the show, and that’s saying a lot. A producer reportedly was fired after a shouting match with O’Donnell that she appeared, in part, to have instigated. Jennifer Shepard-Brookman, who has worked as a producer on the show for eight years, was initially suspended weeks ago then fired last week. Shepard-Brookman was reportedly “profoundly and publicly disrespectful” to O’Donnell during a staff meeting in February....

Jennifer Lopez Drives Andy Cohen to Distraction in Low-Cut Dress (See!)

Jennifer Lopez knows what she wants in a man and knows what a man wants in her. She revealed both during an interview on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” last night (Jan. 23), wearing a revealing cleavage-baring outfit. Host Andy Cohen couldn’t stop talking to her breasts. At one point, he begged forgiveness for staring. “I’m going to do my best not to stare at your chest,” he said....

Dr. Phil Gets Into the Act Hosting the Lastest Bill Cosby Accuser (watch!)

Dr. Phil, who can seem ghoulish himself sometimes, has jumped into the Bill Cosby scandal. He’s hosting the latest victim on his show, a woman only identified as “Lisa” who tells a now familiar tale about the Cos’. It will be interesting to see what Dr. Phil, a former psychologist (not even a psychiatrist), concludes about Cosby’s behavior. Phil, full name Phil McGraw, is known for tough love prescriptions...

Christopher Walken vs. Johnny Depp: Who Makes Better Pirate? (video)

Christopher Walken clearly stole NBC’s “Peter Pan, Live!” and may be the only redeeming factor of the production. But here’s a bigger question: Is he a better pirate that Johnny Depp’s Capt. Jack Sparrow? Depp pretty much wrote the book on pirate eccentricity when he created the lead character for Disney’s blockbuster movie series “Pirates of the Caribbean.” While Depp may win in the looks and swagger department, no pirate has ever danced or sashayed quite like Walken’s Capt. Hook....

Game of Thrones Season Five Sneak Peek: More Black Arts Ahead (watch!)

“Game of Thrones” Season 5 is still months away but a brief clip released released on Twitter suggests that black arts will figure prominently in the story line and Arya, played by Maisie Williams, could be the beneficiary. Or maybe not. You may recall, in the Season 4 finale, Bran Stark and his troupe finally arrive at the large Heart Tree from his visions. But the clip focuses not on Bran, but his older sister, Arya. It opens with a premonition: An eerie female voice says, “I see a darkness in you.” ...

Goodfellas Mobster Frank Sivero Puts Hit on Simpsons For Likeness Heist

Frank Sivero, the actor who played an iconic mobster in the Martin Scorsese classic “Goodfellas” is suing Fox television show The Simpson, alleging that his likeness has been used for more than a decade without a penny coming his way. Now, he’s put a hit on the show that’s bigger than the infamous “Lufthansa heist” that was focus of the gangster movie. Sivero, now 62, is seeking more $100 million in damages. That works out to $6,25 million per episode, ...

American Horror Story Recap: Freaks Are Human, Too, Dontcha’ Know

Jessica Lange was creepy cool in the premiere of “American Horror Story: Freak Show” but once you get over the titillation of seeing a lot of supposed “freaks,” the show winds down quickly into platitudes and cheap theatrics. The much hyped premiere delivered on its shock value before lapsing into moralizing. If anything saves the show, it's Lange's portrayal of Elsa....

Jon Stewart Goes Into Deep Space to Explain Upcoming Elections (see!)

Jon Stewart had to go to the far reaches of the universe last night on “The Daily Show” to explain down-home politicking in the upcoming Congressional races for the House and Senate. Would you believe pols are arguing over how to hold a gun? Stewart has been regularly featuring reports on the elections in a series entitled “Democalypse 2014.” He’s gone to the far reaches of the earth to explain our political process, but this time he rockets into space in a hilarious segment....

Jimmy Kimmel ‘Fesses Up: Twerking Fail Viral Video a Set Up (watch!)

Jimmy Kimmel pulled one of the biggest Internet pranks yet with a YouTube video that shows a girl twerking in her apartment and catching herself on fire. Dozens of media outlets thought it was real and it drew more than 10 million views. News shows around the nation showed the video as if it were real and played it as a cautionary tale against twerking. But Kimmel came clean on his show last night (Sept. 9). ...

Adam Levine Plays Hillarious Wheel of Musical Impressions on Fallon

Adam Levine’s many talents apparently also include doing impressions of major pop stars. He played a new game “Wheel of Musical Impressions” on the Tonight show and was hilarious. Show host Jimmy Fallon played along, using what he called a “musical impressions generator.” It matched a pop star with a song, although in this case the songs were silly children's tunes like “Old McDonald.” Levine tackled Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and Eddie Vedder. ...

Downton Abbey Season 5: Intrigue, Seduction, Fire! See New Trailer!

Downton Abbey returns for season 5 in September in the UK and it looks like the modern world has finally caught up with the staid British aristocrats. And, that’s exactly the problem, groans head butler Charles Carson, played by Jim Carter. The new trailer only provides snapshots of the upcoming season, but it looks like the Abbey will be rocked by scandal. The whole clan is there: Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Hugh Bonneville, Joanne Froggatt, Elizabeth McGovern, Rob James-Collier, Brendan Coyle, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech, Lily James, Sophie Mcshera and Tom Cullen....

Lindsay Lohan Does ALS Ice Bucket on Fallon: Taps Prince Harry! (see!)

Lindsay Lohan made a special appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to do the ALS ice bucket challenge. Then, she challenged Prince Harry to do the same, like that’s going to happen. Lohan, 28, is supposed to be in London rehearsing for her West End revival of Mamet play Speed the Plow. Seems like she’s been everywhere but. She’s spent the last three weeks vacationing in Europe. The play debuts Sept. 24 and runs through Nov. 29 at London’s Playhouse Theatre. Opening night is Oct. 2. ...

Taylor Swift Gets to Play Dress Up on Jimmy Fallon’s ‘EW!’ (watch!)

Taylor Swift dressed up as a homely girl on the “Tonight” Show with Jimmy Fallon, so apologies right off the bat to any homely girls out there who felt offended. But it was kinda funny. The show is a play off teen-girl angst. Jimmy dresses in drag as “Sara,” who hosts a show that’s a parody of some of the programming on Teen Nick. Taylor played an awkward 13-year-old in braces named “Natalie.” ...

Discovery’s Shark Week Getting Torn To Shreds by… Scientists? (Watch!)

Shark Week is one of the Discovery Channel’s most popular series ever among everyone except marine biologists, who are appalled by the way programming has veered from the scientific to the sensational over the course of its 27 year history. Ironically, Discovery’s hype about its programs makes specific references to its contribution to science and the study of the ocean predators....

Selena Gomez Teen Choice Speech Alludes to Her Wild Month (watch!)

Selena Gomez alluded to her wild month during her acceptance speech for receiving the “Ultimate Choice Award” at this year’s Teen Choice Awards Sunday (Aug 10). And what a month it was. She clearly seemed stressed by it. What was supposed to be a quiet month off marked by her 22nd birthday turned out to be a tabloid nightmare. “I had to be honest, especially this month, I can’t thank you guys, because you remind me, amidst all the stuff we deal with personally, you remind me of what’s important....

Selena Gomez to Star at 2014 Teen Choice Awards (Watch Live Steam!)

The Teen Choice Awards 2014 airs tonight, but the Red Carpet events are just getting started (5pm Eastern) Watch them now live stream by clicking here to go. Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift and Ian Somerhalder are among the stars who will be making the scene. The guest are arriving on the red carpet at 2pm Pacific Time and 5 pm Eastern. The show will air on Fox at 8pm Eastern. To watch the show via livestream over the Internet you can watch here....

Lizzy Caplan Tells All About First Sex Scene on Masters of Sex (watch!)

Lizzie Caplan, who by now, could call herself a “sexpert,” tells Conan O’Brien about her first intimate scene with co-star Michael Sheen on the hit Showtime series “Masters of Sex.” It’s not quite what you might think. Kaplan, 32, plays Virgina Johnson, a “sexologist,” who worked on the pioneering Masters and Johnson study of sex during the uptight 1950s. As such, the part calls for regular sex scenes with Sheen, who plays sex researcher William H. Masters. Shooting the scenes are far from fun and games. She says her first encounter with Sheen in front of the cameras ended badly. ...

‘Game of Thrones’ Incest Blamed on Gays by Conservative Activist, WTF?

“Game of Thrones” depicts a fantasy world where life was nasty, brutish and short. But a conservative activist claimed today (July 24) a direct connection between the show’s incest scenes and today’s permissive attitudes about homosexuality. Media Matters For America, a non-profit progressive research and information group, condemned the attack. The group is calling attention to an article written by noted homophobic activist Michael Brown. He warns of looming “sexual anarchy” and the “normalization of incest.”...

‘Today Show’ Uses UK Singer Ed Sheeran to Kick Off Fourth WTF? (video!)

Ed Sheeran kicked off the Fourth of July holiday on NBC’s “Today Show” this morning (July 4). Only problem is Sheeran is British, and well, the holiday marks U.S. independence from Great Britain. Why not a U.S. singer. If there is any day of the year to be patriotic, it’s Independence Day. It commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia. Of course, the Declaration marked the official beginning of the American Revolutionary War. ...

Roots Meet Harry Potter on Fallon; Result? Tariq Busts a Rhyme (see!)

Leave it to a fan to make this unusual request on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” How about a rap song based on the theme song for “Harry Potter?” Can do, Jimmy said… and called on The Roots to make it happen. As it turns out The Roots’ Tariq is a major Harry Potter fan, or so he said. He rapped to the Harry Potter theme as if it were a rap song to begin with....

Mila Kunis Irked by Jimmy Kimmel, Other Soon-to-Be Fathers (watch!)

Mily Kunis is promoting her new movie “Third Person,” and Jimmy Kimmel wondered how she was handling being pregnant as well. After revealing he’s also expecting, Mila went off on a hilarious rant. “Hi, I’m Mila Kunis,” she said addressing the camera directly. “With a very special message for all you soon-to-be fathers.”...

Bachelorette Crosses Line, Exploits Eric Hill’s Death for Ratings (video)

“Bachelorette” Andi Dorfman was eager for her first “one-on-one” date with contender Eric Hill, but in the back of every viewer’s mind had to be emotional thoughts about Hill’s tragic death. Is that what producers were counting on? Hill died April 23 from injuries he sustained in a paragliding accident. By then, he’d finished filming his segment of the show. Chris Harrison went through some hand-wringing about the decision, but there was never a question whether he would remain in the show. ...

Dr Phil Called Out by Conan O’Brien Over V. Stiviano Interview (watch!)

Dr. Phil McGraw threw some hardball questions at Donald Sterling’s alleged mistress, V Stiviano,. But the ones about sex particularly irked comedian Conan O’Brien. “He really grilled her about all the rumors that she was actually sterling’s mistress. I know he’s a doctor but I don’t think all of Dr. Phil’s questions were entirely appropriate,” Conan griped. Dr. Phil went into considerable detail about the allegations, obviously to titillate the audience. ...

Jennifer Lawrence, Jimmy Fallon Spat Over Beef… Hilariously (watch!)

Jennifer Lawrence looked like she was about punch Jimmy Fallon in the mouth on the Tonight Show over a “beef” between the two. Jimmy and Jennifer had two distinctly different points of view about the incident. Lawrence, was peeved because she thought Fallon left her hanging during a party prank on Jennifer Lopez. Eek! Lawrence also referred to herself in the third person. ...