CNN made an odd choice during its coverage of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher‘s death on Monday. During the broadcast, the network repeatedly showed a photo of Thatcher alongside Jimmy Savile, a BBC personality believed to be one of Britain’s most prolific sex offenders.
The above photo shows Thatcher and Savile at a 1980 charity event. During a five-minute “Starting Point” segment about Thatcher’s death and… Continue reading CNN's Margaret Thatcher flub: Should alleged pedophile Jimmy Savile have been left out of her death coverage?
With NBC finally confirming that Jay Leno will step down as host of The Tonight Show next year, the late-night host addressed the news in his monologue Wednesday night.
“Folks, I got to be honest with you, I had a really awkward day today,” Leno said. “I had to call David Letterman and tell him he didn’t get The Tonight Show again. Awful! Terrible!”
Letterman actually took on the succession… Continue reading Jay Leno’s monologue: ‘Jimmy, don’t let it slip into sixth’
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Set your DVRs: Matt Damon will finally submit to an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, Jan. 24. And “may God help Damon if he dares show his stupid face,” Kimmel said in a statement.
For nearly as long as he’s hosted Jimmy Kimmel Live, the comedian has had the same show-ending tradition: Apologizing and saying that he’s been forced… Continue reading Matt Damon to make first official guest appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
Comedian Jimmy Kimmel had planned to take his “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on the road from Los Angeles to Brooklyn. Despite that Hurricane Sandy is about to wreak havoc on the East Coast, he’s still planning to film his late night show in the borough starting Oct. 29.
A rep for the show tells Entertainment Weekly, “We are bringing in back-up generators and will be able to… Continue reading Hurricane Sandy not forcing Jimmy Kimmel to cancel Brooklyn shows (yet)
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At least there’s plenty of material for monologues. Jimmy Kimmel Live will still film this week’s shows at the Brooklyn Academy of Music starting Monday, as scheduled, despite Hurricane Sandy. “We are bringing in back-up generators and will be able to do our show in the event of a power failure,” a rep for the show tells EW… Continue reading ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Brooklyn shows to go on despite storm