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Drama Threatens to Derail Vanessa Williams’ Miss America Return

The Miss America Pageant made headlines early this week when the organization announced that controversial beauty queen Vanessa Williams would return to serve as head judge at this Sunday’s event. Williams famously became the first African-American Miss America when she won the 1984 crown in September 1983, but she forfeited her title just 10 months […]

Have Lunch with ‘Late Show’ Host Stephen Colbert

Are you settling in for a lonely lunch at work? Don’t stuff down that ham and cheese sandwich in silence. Enjoy food and conversation with incoming “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert, who is producing a five-part “Lunch with Stephen” video series this week so you can virtually enjoy your midday meal with a real-life celebrity. What did […]

Rob Schneider’s State Farm Commercials Yanked over Vaccination Stance

State Farm insurance has yanked ads featuring comedian and “Saturday Night Live” alum Rob Schneider from rotation over his views on mandatory childhood vaccinations. The 50-year-old star has been outspoken in his belief that vaccinations can be harmful to children, and even lobbied against a 2012 California bill that now requires parents to obtain a […]

Report: Julianne Hough to Make ‘DWTS’ Return as Judge

Julianne Hough is headed back to where it all started. According to a TMZ report, the former “Dancing with the Stars” pro will return to the hit ABC series as a judge for the upcoming 19th season. Barring a snag in negotiations, Hough would join existing judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli as a […]

Report: New ‘View’ Panel Clashes During Explosive Test Show

Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy won’t make their final appearance on “The View” until Monday, but the ABC talk series is already moving ahead without them… and it’s not going well. According to a TMZ report, the network recently taped a test show to gauge the chemistry between Whoopi Goldberg, returning co-host Rosie O’Donnell and […]

David Letterman to Retire from ‘Late Show’ in 2015

David Letterman is calling it quits in 2015. According to multiple reports, the revered “Late Show” host will retire from his position next year, after more than two decades behind the desk of the CBS talk series. The news first broke via R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, who was in attendance at today’s “Late Show” taping as […]

Personal Injury Lawyer Produces Most Epic Bowl Ad Ever?

The most impressive commercial to air during last Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVIII telecast was only seen by a fraction of the record-setting 111 million viewers. Amid high-profile ads from the likes of Doritos, Budweiser and Radio Shack, football fans in Georgia were treated to a halftime commercial from personal injury lawyer Jamie Casino, who purchased […]