Jimmy Kimmel Sued Over a ‘Flying Rabbi’

It sounds like the opening to one of his own jokes: Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is being sued by an orthodox Jewish man known as “The Flying Rabbi.” Dovid Sondik, who The New York Post says is actually not a rabbi (and probably can’t fly), is suing Kimmel and ABC, for using his likeness without […]

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Procter & Gamble Moves From Soap Operas to Tweets

BY: Dan Sewell CINCINNATI – Goodbye, ‘Guiding Light.’ Hello, YouTube. Procter & Gamble Co., whose sponsorship and production of daytime TV dramas helped coin the term “soap operas,” has pulled the plug after 77 years. Instead, the maker of Tide detergent, Ivory soap and Olay skincare is following its customers online with a big push […]

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‘South Park’ Sued for Stealing Spoof

‘South Park‘ has never been a show to avoid controversy, but the series’ creators might have crossed the line recently with their spoof of a viral YouTube video. At least, that’s what a new copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Matt Stone and Trey Parker seems to imply. Brownmark Films, the company behind YouTube’s popular “What […]

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What the…? ‘Mad Men’ Video Goes Viral

NEW YORK – What? On ‘Mad Men,’ the Don Draper character has said it tersely, exasperatedly and tiredly. Now a popular new online video has edited together all the times Golden Globe-winning actor Jon Hamm has said “What?” on the AMC show. More than 117,000 viewers have watched the clip on YouTube. The video description […]

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Kid Singer from Pa. Makes Splash on TV Talent Show

WEXFORD, Pa. – Watch out, Susan Boyle. Here comes Jackie. A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was chosen by YouTube viewers to compete on NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent‘ stunned the judges and audience Tuesday night with her big voice. Jackie Evancho, of Pine Township, sang Giacomo Puccini’s aria “O Mio Babbino Caro” and received praise from […]

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BP Spoof Video is Runaway Hit for UCB Website

By Jake Coyle AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK – The most memorable comedic take on the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico hasn’t come from ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘The Daily Show‘ or a late-night monologue. Instead, a cheaply made video by an unlikely New York improv troupe has created the only commentary that […]

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