Chuck Todd has been named the new host of Meet the Press.
Todd, who currently hosts Daily Rundown, will replace current host David Gregory, who is reportedly leaving NBC altogether after six years, according to CNN Money.
Gregory took over Meet the Press in 2008 after the death of Tim Russert. The show subsequently fell in the ratings, dropping below ABC’s This Week and CBS’ Face the Nation.
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Peter Jackson didn’t just help fund the cause of the West Memphis Three, he’s now hosting Damien Echols of the now-freed trio at his home in New Zealand. “We’re doing investigative work, we’re doing forensic work,” Jackson said Friday at a press conference. He and partner Fran Walsh have been funding legal efforts for the three Americans, who were convicted as teens. During… Continue reading Peter Jackson Hosting West Memphis 3's Damien Echols (And 'The Hobbit' Premiere) in New Zealand
Wow, have you heard that Oprah Winfrey’s going to host next year’s Oscars?
That’s news to Academy president Tom Sherak, who told The Hollywood Reporter that no talks have taken place with the former talk show queen.
“The camera loves Oprah. Oprah’s a genius. But it’s not true, and I don’t know where that story even came from,” Sherak says.
The story apparently began with a Chicago Sun-Times post that claimed… Continue reading Oprah Hosting the Oscars? Just a Rumor, Says the Academy
Last week, it became official that Glee star Jane Lynch would host this year’s Emmy Awards, airing Sept. 18 on Fox. So how did the actress, who herself won an Emmy last year for playing Glee‘s Sue Sylvester, land such a high-profile gig? “I was on a plane after Upfronts and Mark Burnett was