| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Barbara Walters is known for turning her interviews into sob sessions, but as she exits the business she's known all her life, she's determined not to do that. When the legendary broadcaster retires next month at age 84 from ABC's "The View," following...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Yahoo has recruited Josh Wolk, entertainment editor for New York magazine's Vulture.com website, to head up showbiz coverage as exec editor.
Wolk replaces Scott Robson, who ankled as Yahoo's editor-in-chief of entertainment earlier this month after...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The scramble to succeed late-night host David Letterman has talent handlers and Las Vegas oddsmakers shouting their picks from the sidelines. Politicians are squabbling over whether his replacement should be based in Los Angeles or New York.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:07 PM
As with most professions, broadcast journalism can be a competitive and sometimes even cutthroat business.
Some of the news greats like Dan Rather, Charles Gibson and Walter Cronkite stayed with their respective networks for most of their careers....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Seminole County deputies found five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition in the home George Zimmerman shared with his girlfriend, where he was arrested last week, accused of domestic violence.
A search warrant made public Tuesday shows that...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Katie Couric's syndicated television talk show has been canceled.
Disney/ABC Television and Couric jointly announced the move Thursday afternoon.
"While production will continue on “Katie” through June 2014, we’ve mutually agreed...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Aaron Carroll today offers a graphic depiction of the toll of the anti-vaccination movement. (H/t: Kevin Drum.) It comes from a Council on Foreign Relations interactive map of "vaccine-preventable outbreaks" worldwide 2008-2014.
A couple of...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:19 AM
And you thought your morning was rough.
Matt Lauer and Al Roker received prostate exams Thursday on "Today" in an effort to build awareness around prostate cancer.
Lauer's urologist, Dr. David Samadi, oversaw both procedures, which took about 35...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Suzanne Somers is the luckiest woman in the whole, big, wide world.
The onetime "Three's Company" star, now 66, revealed Tuesday on "The Talk" that she has an active sex life. A very active sex life, with Alan Hamel, her husband of 36...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:39 PM
In some nondescript boardroom at ABC, a room full of suits sat around mulling ideas for potential holiday specials. At some point came this pitch: “All the kids love Lady Gaga, and everyone loves the Muppets -- so how about the two cozy up together?...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:07 AM
"The Walking Dead" proves unpredictable once again! You thought last week's episode was a one-off detour into the Governor's activities since last season, and this week would return us to the exploits of Rick, Glenn and the rest of the prison crew. But...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Forget "The Walking Dead," "Homeland" or all the rest of the usual Sunday-night-TV sources of Monday buzz. The real shocker came from an unexpected place: Fox's long-running animated hit "Family Guy."
The development? After 11 1/2 seasons serving as the...