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Bruce Springsteen's Cousin's Drug Death

Bruce Springsteen's cousin died from an accidental drug overdose.Lenny Sullivan, who was the 'Working On A Dream' singer's' assistant road manager, died in October and his autopsy results released this week showed he passed away...

Jennifer Hudson's Presidential Performance

Jennifer Hudson is to sing for US President Barack Obama.The singer-and-actress is to perform for the president, his wife Michelle and 320 guests at a state dinner at the White House tonight (24.11.09). It is...

Fox Scores News Beat With Obama Chat

President Obama's brief interview with Fox News Channel's Major Garrett on Wednesday produced a fair amount of newsworthy copy. Suggesting that a behind-the-scenes truce between the news channel and the White House had been worked...

Obama To Be Interviewed For Fox News

The relationship between the White House and Fox News Network may be thawing, following the departure of White House communications director Anita Dunn, who famously called the news channel "an arm of the Republican Party."...

Under White House Attack, Fox News Soars

The White House's recent criticism of Fox News has apparently only served to boost the cable news network's ratings. A new survey indicates that in the period from September 28 to October 11, a period...

Comics Ecalate Obama Spoofs

For the first time in memory, winning the Nobel Peace Prize has become the subject of late-night lampooning by TV talk-show hosts and Saturday Night Live . The latest comedy attack follows an SNL sketch...

White House Fox "Smears The Administration"

The White House on Wednesday responded to Fox News commentator Glenn Beck's ongoing attack on President Obama's efforts to win the 2016 Olympics for Chicago. In a message posted on the official White House blog,...

Law & Order Creator "Sad" Over Loss Of Nbc's 10 00 Dramas

The White House reportedly canceled an appearance of a senior adviser on CNN's American Morning after it learned that Christopher Andersen, the author of Barack and Michelle Portrait of an American Marriage had been booked...

Beck Becomes Obama's "Most Potent Foe"

Landing a knock-out counterpunch against the founder of a group that had led a boycott against his program, Fox News commentator Glenn Beck on Sunday called the resignation of White House "green czar" Van Jones...

Obama Takes Another Night From Networks

Fox TV must have felt less than gleeful Wednesday as the White House announced that President Obama plans to address a joint session of Congress on Sept. 9 on his health-care proposals. Fox has been...

At Nbc's Request, White House Reschedules Obama News Conference

The White House on Monday shifted President Obama's planned primetime news conference on Wednesday from 9 00 p.m. to 8 00 p.m. after NBC indicated that it would not carry it live since it would...

Helen Thomas Accuses Obama Of Trying To Manage The Press

Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas, 88, who was ignored by President Bush and relegated to the rear of the White House briefing room during his administration, lashed out at the Obama administration for what...

Abc Tastes Victory With Nba Finals

It was not your typical week in the Nielsen ratings for last week -- not by an NBA long shot. ABC's coverage of the first two games of the NBA Finals between the Orlando Magic...

News Special Gives Nbc Rare Win

Aside from its Law & Order franchise, NBC's scripted programming continues to be whipped by the competition. News is another matter, however, with NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams regularly pulling audiences that are larger...

Obama Assassination Joke Rebuked On Canadian Tv

Canada's public broadcaster has been criticised over a comedy skit that joked about the possible assassination of US president Barack Obama.The "Bye Bye" comedy show, broadcast on the French-language Radio Canada network on New Year,...

By on 26 May 2009

Obama Could He Replace Leno?

President Obama demonstrated on Saturday that he could hold his own with the top late-night comedy hosts as he addressed the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington. He took no issue with Republican claims that...

Susan Boyle Turned Down Dinner Invite From Obama

Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle turned down an invitation to a dinner with US president Barack Obama, according to the News of the World.The paper cites an unnamed source as saying that the singer,...

By on 10 May 2009

Networks Likely To Turn Down Obama Primetime Request

After losing some $30 million from advertisers while they covered President Obama's three primetime news conferences in recent months, the major television networks are likely to follow Fox's lead and turn down the White House...

Obama Blackballed Me, Says Fox Reporter

Fox News White House correspondent Major Garrett has accused the White House of blackballing him during President Obama's press conference last week by not allowing him to pose a question. "That was retribution for the...

Fox Won't Air Obama's Primetime News Conference

Fox Broadcasting has refused a request from the White House to provide an hour in primetime on Wednesday for a news conference in which President Obama plans to discuss his first 100 days in office....

Tv Nets To Air Obama's 100th-day Conference

President Obama plans to mark his 100th day in office next Wednesday by holding a news conference that will be carried by the major broadcast networks and cable news channels at 8 00 p.m. White...

Harold And Kumar Actor Goes To The White House

The star of the cult Harold and Kumar films is to take a job in the administration of US president Barack Obama.Kal Penn, who plays Kumar in the popular stoner comedies, is to work in...

By on 09 April 2009

Nixon Denounced All In The Family

The liberal online news magazine Truthdig has uncovered a recording among the infamous White House tapes of former President Richard Nixon in which he denounces a 1970s' episode of Norman Lear's All in the Family...

Prez Scores Low With Lame Remark On Leno

President Obama, who has been faulted for having a teleprompter erected in front of him at virtually every public appearance, may wish he had had one operating during his interview with Jay Leno on Thursday...

Obama To Guest On Leno's Tonight Show

It may be rare -- if not unheard of -- for a sitting president of the U.S. to appear on a TV variety show when he is not engaged in an election campaign, but on...

West Wing Actor Dies Of Cancer

Actor Ron Silver, best known for his performance on the US TV show The West Wing, has died of cancer.The Emmy-nominated actor is reported to have died peacefully in his sleep with his family around...

By on 16 March 2009

Clooney Says Obama To Appoint Us Envoy To Darfur

President Barack Obama plans to appoint a full-time US envoy to the wartorn region of Darfur, according to actor and campaigner George Clooney.The Ocean's 11 star missed the Oscars to meet with the president and...

By on 24 February 2009

Fbi Investigated Former Mpaa Chief Valenti

During the Johnson administration the FBI launched an investigation to determine whether Jack Valenti, then a top White House aide, was gay, the Washington Post reported today (Thursday), citing files obtained under the federal Freedom...

Barack Obama To Honour Stevie Wonder

US president Barack Obama is to host a concert in honour of Stevie Wonder, it has been announced.The musician's song Signed, Sealed, Delivered played an integral role in President Obama's election campaign and he will...

By on 17 February 2009

Sam Donaldson Quits Abc After 41 Years

Veteran ABC newsman Sam Donaldson has told the Washington Post that he is leaving the network after 41 years. "Some people leave the business bitter, feeling they've been cast out, or they hang on too...

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