WASHINGTON (AP) — When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was “a man’s game.” She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged 30 million viewers each week. On Sunday, the trailblazing comedienne will receive the nation’s top humor prize at the Kennedy […]
Last night on “The O’Reilly Factor,” Bill O’Reilly expressed no sympathy for the death of Whitney Houston over the weekend. While he did mention that he said a prayer for the singing star after hearing about her death, he also slammed the late star’s pattern of addiction.
Sure, Adele, Tony Bennett and the Foo Fighters all won at the Grammys, but that absurd (and interminable) list of awards also featured some stars known better for their non-musical exploits.
Soul singer Adele triumphed in her return to music’s stage on Sunday, scooping up six Grammys and winning every category in which she was nominated including album of the year for “21” and best record with “Rolling In the Deep.”
Denzel Washington is an unabashed fan of the New York Yankees. He’s such a fan that, in previous trips to “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno has pitted him against both the Yankees’ ace pitcher CC Sabathia and Hall-of-Famer Reggie Jackson in Yankee trivia quizzes. And he’s beaten them both.
Tony Bennett wowed the crowd at the Television Critics Association press tour on Thursday night, and he had very kind things to say about Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga.
From Chumlee of “Pawn Stars” to Kathy Griffin, Anderson Cooper, Ryan Seacrest and Dick Clark — Your guide to welcoming the New Year on Saturday night.
Will Drake and Tony Bennett be the next to pair off on one of Bennett’s “Duets” tunes? Maybe not. But the rapper and crooner are among the guest who’ll perform on NBC’s “New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly” special on Dec. 31.
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY She likely won’t get “21,” but Adele is poised to take the biggest bulk of nods when the Grammy nominations are announced Wednesday night. The British singer-songwriter has had a great year, thanks to her sophomore album, “21.” The mournful album about a failed relationship is the year’s best-selling disc with […]
Lady Gaga gave both ABC and Tony Bennett some holiday cheer over Thanksgiving. The singer’s ABC holiday special “A Very Gaga Thanksgiving” delivered the channel with a satisfying ratings boost on Thursday. The telecast drew 5.5 million total viewers with a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49, to help the network to its best Thanksgiving ratings […]