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(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Oprah Winfrey has sold the majority control of the Oprah Winfrey Network. The sale was made to Discovery Communications for $70 million, meaning the company now has 75 percent ownership of the network. Previously, Oprah and Discovery had run the network with joint 50-50 ownership. While this means...
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With the #MeToo movement showing no signs of slowing down, it seems that one media titan after another is falling. Among the latest is former PBS host Tavis Smiley, who has no intentions of laying down in the face of what he calls "a mistake" by PBS. In a bold...
Kristoff St. John accepts the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on June 20, 2008. (Matt Sayles/AP Images) One of the most famous black actors on the longest-running soap opera on TV, The Young and the Restless,...
Former U.S. President Barack Obama (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)David Letterman is back and channeling Rick Rubin with his new Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.” Although Stephen Colbert is currently dominating late night ratings in Dave’s old spot at CBS, Letterman is jumping back into the talk show...
Appearances can be deceiving. At first glance, Sandra Adell appears to be a distinguished, "got-it-all-together" college professor. But underneath her warm smile and disarming charm, Adell's life had spun out of control when she got hooked on slot machines. In an extraordinarily candid interview on Megyn Kelly Today, Adell opens up...
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This clip really needs no set up, other than this: Aalayah Eastmond, a 17-year-old at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, called her mother during the shooting -- to apologize for all her mistakes. Her mother eventually hung up the phone on her daughter. "I thought she was going to...
After the dysfunction of Scandal’s Olivia and Fitz, Issa and Lawrence of Insecure and just about every reality-TV couple, Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) and Randall (Sterling K. Brown) on NBC’s This Is Us are just the representation of #BlackLove viewers need. The Pearsons offer something viewers haven’t seen for...
Okay, seriously. No, no, no. I mean seriously, for real. Alex Trebek is correcting a contestant for mispronouncing "gangsta" — and then took his money away. The question answer involved one of those weird deals where the correct response is a mashup. In this case: "A song from Coolio from...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyBims8OkSY   Oprah Winfrey delivered a powerful speech while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award for Lifetime Achievement at the Golden Globes that honored Recy Taylor and all the women who have taken a stand against sexual assault and inequality. Mama O pulled no punches while depicting the history of abuses...
Note: Season 1 Spoilers throughout! This Is Us has wrecked me. I hopped aboard the hype train later than most, but when I did … I bought a season (or series?) pass immediately. Advertisement There’s an uncanny moment in life when you’re introduced to something that you never knew you needed until...