HLN network chief executive Scot Safon resisted any impulse to call his boss, Jeff Zucker, to say “What are you doing to me?” when he learned that CNN scheduled a nightly hour on the George Zimmerman murder trial for the same time HLN was airing one.
Dr. Drew Pinsky says he pulled the plug on “Celebrity Rehab” because of the “heat” directed his way following the deaths of celebrities he treated. Details …
CNN’s sister network HLN will once again host the Daytime Emmy Awards this year, airing the ceremony live from Los Angeles on Sunday, June 16.
Ty Pennington is doing some traveling again, this time for the HLN television network. HLN said Wednesday that Pennington, who stars in “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” will host a monthly series called “American Journey.”
Whitney Houston died in the same hotel, just hours before the Grammy Awards. Details …
Joy Behar is joining Current TV as the host of a prime-time talk show. Behar’s nightly program on cable channel HLN ended in December.
When Ann Coulter appeared on “The Joy Behar Show” last night, the host asked the pundit what got her bleeped when she was on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” earlier that morning. It had been thought that Coulter had been bleeped for saying that John McCain was “consistently a douchebag,” but according to Coulter, she said something […]
Anderson Cooper took umbrage with the breakout of hostilities on “Dancing With the Stars” between a dance instructor and one of the judges. Coop placed the ABC dance-competition series — which he referred to as “everybody’s mom’s favorite TV show” — on his esteemed “Ridiculist” Wednesday night on CNN for the dust-up that erupted between […]
We love it when celebrities are caught off guard. Take Bette Midler’s priceless reaction on “The Joy Behar Show” Tuesday night, when she took a Facebook fan question while showing off “Bette’s Most Outrageous Costumes.” Behar read the unexpected question: “Ask her if she was drunk when she had sex with Geraldo.” Seems the Divine […]
By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK — On a busy day of news, the slurred voice of Michael Jackson from beyond the grave is as valuable as “Thriller” for the HLN television network. The day the Jackson tape emerged last week during the manslaughter trial of the late singer’s doctor, Conrad Murray, Steve Jobs died, […]