When Herman Cain, who dropped out of the GOP presidential race before primary season started, got one percent of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday, it was pretty easy to figure out how that happened: He got the Colbert Bump. Stephen Colbert and his SuperPAC encouraged voters that a vote for Cain was a […]
Before yesterday’s AFC Championship game in New England, “American Idol” judge Steven Tyler sung the national anthem, and it was… interesting. A couple of missed words and some of Tyler’s patented screaming made for an anthem that was either unique or hard to listen to. The crowd seemed to react to the anthem with hoots […]
What’s a little infidelity among the talk shows? The answer is a lot, especially if the person involved is a presidential candidate. “Nightline’s” announcement that they had interviewed the second wife of Republican candidate Newt Gingrich, made waves throughout the morning shows. “Today,” “The View” and “The Talk” all took the morning to give their […]
NEW YORK — ABC News interviewed Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich’s second wife — with whom he’s said he has no relationship — and is likely to air the segment Thursday on “Nightline,” an ABC News executive told The Associated Press. That’s two days before the South Carolina primary, where the former House speaker is […]
CBS News is trying something new in the morning. The network debuted its “CBS This Morning” program Monday, the latest competitor to “Today” and “Good Morning America.”
David Letterman welcomed CNN’s Anderson Cooper in the latest installment of “Late Show,” and given all of Letterman’s political guests in recent weeks, it was no surprise when the presidential race entered the conversation. Letterman seemed particularly interested in two separate reported confrontations GOP candidate Newt Gingrich had with locals who disagreed with his political […]
The producers at “Today” had to know that pairing Bill Clinton and “Office” star Mindy Kaling in a segment where they list their favorite books would produce odd results, right? Watch and see for yourself.
(Reuters) – Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney made a return appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Monday night to present the program’s popular “Top Ten” list. The No. 2 item on “Top Ten Things Mitt Romney Would Like to Say to the American People” — “Newt Gingrich? Really?.” The entry on the […]
The folks at “The Daily Show” have been on a creative roll lately. On Tuesday, we had Jon Stewart and company’s brilliant takedown of Lowe’s and the “All-American Muslim” controversy. Now we have their new segment, which is jokingly sponsored by the controversy-averse home improvement chain.
Some conservatives don’t believe in Newt-mentum. Popular right-wing talk-radio host Michael Savage has offered Newt Gingrich $1 million to drop out of the race for the GOP nomination because he doesn’t believe the former Speaker of the House can beat President Barack Obama. “While it’s true that (Mitt) Romney is not a strong a conservative […]