Chelsea Handler Signs First-Look Producing Deal at Universal

Universal Chelsea Handler has signed a first-look producing deal with Universal Television and Universal Television Alternative Studio. The long-time talk show host will executive produce the upcoming Hulu dramedy “Unspeakable” and the TNT drama series “I Hate the Internet.” “Chelsea’s singular voice has long stood out among a crowded TV landscape, and we’re excited that … Read more

Laura Ingraham Apologizes to David Hogg for Tweet Gone Wrong

Getty Images Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham has apologized to Parkland, Florida, school shooting survivor David Hogg one day after a tweet that went viral and prompted calls for a boycott and a loss of at least three of her show’s sponsors. “On reflection, in the spirit of Holy Week, I apologize for any upset … Read more

‘The Big Sick’ Director Michael Showalter Signs TV Production Deal With Annapurna

Director Michael Showalter and his newly-formed production company Semi-Formal has signed a first-look production deal with Annapurna Television. The studio announced the multi-year partnership on Thursday and said it covers a current TV project in production, as well as future projects that Showalter writes, produces or directs. The partnership comes on the heels of Showalter’s … Read more

Kathy Griffin to Play Kellyanne Conway in Comedy Central’s ‘Make America Great-a-Thon’ Special

Kathy Griffin is set to play Kellyanne Conway in the upcoming Comedy Central special “Make America Great-a-Thon: A President Show Special,” the network announced on Thursday. Premiering Tuesday, April 3, the hourlong special stars “The President Show” creator Anthony Atamanuik as Donald Trump, hosting a telethon from the Oval Office to raise money for the … Read more

Fall Out Boy Fans Flummoxed by Princess Diana Car Crash Footage at UK Concert

Getty Images Fall Out Boy left many of their fans in Cardiff confused and uncomfortable when they played footage of Princess Diana during their performance on Wednesday night. The footage was played during the song “Champion,” which contains lyrics like “I’m a champion of the people who don’t believe in champions.” Perhaps that’s why the … Read more

Stephon Clark's Brother Shuts Down City Hall Meeting As Protests Continue

Protesters took over parts of Sacramento, California, on Tuesday, still enraged over the police shooting of unarmed black man Stephon Clark. The demonstrations disrupted a city council meeting and forced a Sacramento Kings basketball game into a lockdown for the second time.Clark’s brother, Stevante Clark, led protesters into Sacramento City Council chambers in the middle … Read more

Trump eyes having the U.S. military pay for his border wall

President Trump has figured out who’s going to pay for his wall on the U.S. border with Mexico. Hint: It’s not Mexico.Trump has privately pushed the U.S. military to fund construction of the border wall, the Washington Post and CNN reported Tuesday, citing sources who requested anonymity.The president is said to have suggested his idea … Read more

Pulse gunman intended to attack Disney World, was deterred by police presence

Omar Mateen visited Disney World with his wife, Noor Salman, in the days before the Pulse massacre, planning to hide a gun in a baby stroller, according to prosecutors during the trial of Salman.Watch Watch “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt,” providing reports and analysis of the day’s most newsworthy national and international events.

6 Fired At Howard University For Misconduct Involving Need-Based Tuition Funds

Mishandling of financial aid funds at Howard University led to a furious response from students and alumni. Wayne Frederick, the school’s president, is pictured here in 2017. (The Washington Post via Getty Images)Howard University President Wayne Frederick confirmed Wednesday that financial aid officials had misappropriated funds earmarked for low-income students for nearly a decade.The announcement came one … Read more

The Latest: French boo far-right Le Pen at memorial march

People attend a silent march to honor an 85-year-old woman who escaped the Nazis 76 years ago but was stabbed to death last week in her Paris apartment, apparently targeted because she was Jewish, and to denounce racism, in Paris, France, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — The Latest on anti-Semitism in … Read more