CBS Daytime Prez Departs: ‘The Talk’ to Blame?

CBS: Daytime Chief Barbara Bloom Exits the Network Executive Vice President of CBS Daytime President Barbara Bloom is departing the network when her contract expires at the end of the month.  Bloom replaced Lucy Johnson as the executive in charge of CBS’s daytime line-up in 2003.  Her aggressive, hands-on management style was a contrast to […]

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Drew Carey to Star in Improv Comedy Series

BY: Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES – Drew Carey is bringing his improv stylings back to TV. Carey will star in an improvised sketch comedy series that’s set to debut next spring on the Game Show Network. Joining Carey will be some of the comedians who appeared with him on the ABC improv series ‘Whose Line […]

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’30 Rock’ Goes Live, ‘Parks’ High On Lowe and More NBC News

NBC kicked off its executive session at Friday’s Television Critics Association press tour with a flurry of shiny, sexy news. Among the Peacock’s announcements: ‘30 Rock,’ which on its best days is deliriously irreverent, will dare to kick things up a notch with a live episode airing October 14. “[Executive producers] Lorne [Michaels] and Tina […]

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Drew Carey on Being Fat: ‘It Sucks’

Taking over as host of the long-running game show ‘The Price Is Right’ may have been a heavy burden, but Drew Carey is concerned with more weighty issues. Bob Barker Clarifies His Remarks on ‘Price’ Successor Drew Carey The 52-year-old comedian has dropped an impressive 80 lbs. since January, thanks to a strict new diet […]

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Big Changes Coming to ‘The Price Is Right’

The long-running game show ‘The Price Is Right‘ is looking to reinvent itself once again as it enters its 39th season. Changes are in store, and the first one to pay the price is the man behind the microphone: announcer Rich Fields, who has uttered the phrase “Come on Down!” since 2004, will not be […]

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Drew Carey Shares Political Ideas with Cleveland Council

By MEGHAN BARR Associated Press Writer CLEVELAND — Comedian Drew Carey, wearing a loud black-and-white checkered blazer, marched into City Hall in his hometown on Thursday and told council members what they’re doing wrong. Respectfully, of course. “I don’t envy anybody at this table,” Carey said during the three-hour-long discussion. “I know what’s it like […]

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