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Jimmy Kimmel, Tina Fey apologize for blackface depictions

Jimmy Kimmel apologized Tuesday for his 1990s blackface impressions of NBA player Karl Malone and other Black celebrities, a day after episodes of Tina Fey's 30 Rock which included characters in blackface were pulled from circulation.

Late-night hosts say fighting racism means more than talk

Six of the U.S. late-night television comedy hosts — five of them white men — turned serious after the nation's weekend of unrest following the death of George Floyd to suggest they and others need to do more than talk about racism.

Deadspin site in open revolt after being ordered to 'stick to sports'

A dispute between management and staff members over the focus of Deadspin is playing out on the popular sports and culture website for all of its readers to see.

Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with Netflix project

A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted Wednesday on Netflix as the streaming service's first project backed by Michelle and Barack Obama's new production company.

Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks call for more women at Rock Hall of Fame induction

Stevie Nicks, who became the first woman inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Janet Jackson, the latest member of the Jackson clan to enter the hall, called for other women to join them in music immortality on a night they were honoured with five all-male British bands.

Amid slipping Oscars and Grammy viewership, have awards shows lost their appeal?

After Nielsen's brutal morning-after report cards for the Oscars and Grammys this winter, it's worth asking whether television viewers are losing interest in watching the entertainment industry's most prominent people celebrate themselves.

Media face challenges in rush to cover sexual misconduct

Conflation of different forms of misbehaviour is one of the issues facing media organizations covering the fast-moving story of sexual misconduct.

Charlie Rose 'does not get a pass here,' says CBS Morning co-host Gayle King

Charlie Rose's co-hosts on CBS This Morning sharply condemned their suspended colleague Tuesday after the airing of sexual misconduct allegations that included groping female staffers and walking around naked in front of them, saying that it's a time of reckoning in society.

New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush suspended in harassment probe

The New York Times says it has suspended White House reporter Glenn Thrush while it investigates charges that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the Times.

Megyn Kelly on Bill O'Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

Megyn Kelly took on her former Fox News Channel colleague Bill O'Reilly in blunt terms on Monday, revealing she had gone to her bosses to complain about O'Reilly's behavior and saying the size of a newly revealed $32 million US settlement of harassment charges made by a Fox analyst was 'jaw-dropping.'

Jimmy Kimmel fires up health care debate, shows comedy's new role

Jimmy Kimmel's withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the latest Republican health care bill and, in the process, illustrated how thoroughly late-night talk shows have changed and become homes for potent points of view.

CNN retraction, resignations prompt fresh swipe from Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday.

Scott Pelley out as CBS Evening News anchor

​Scott Pelley is out as CBS Evening News anchor, and he'll be returning to full-time work at the network's flagship newsmagazine 60 Minutes.

Late-night comedy rushes into the Trump era

Between John Oliver's return from a three-month hiatus and Donald Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin's stint hosting Saturday Night Live, this is shaping up to be a big weekend in what has already been a promising start to the Trump era in late-night comedy.

The Donald vs. The Terminator: Trump slams Schwarzenegger's Apprentice ratings

Arnold Schwarzenegger is the latest victim of a Donald Trump Twitter attack. The U.S. president-elect took time Friday to note that the Terminator star was 'swamped' in his Celebrity Apprentice debut 'by comparison to the ratings machine, DJT.'