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Screen shot of SNL program celebrating Don Pardo's 90th birthday.

RIP: Don Pardo, timeless SNL announcer, dead at 96

RIP: Don Pardo, timeless SNL announcer, dead at 96

TUCSON, Ariz., August 19, 2014 – Don Pardo, the longtime NBC TV announcer who nearly found eternal life as “Saturday Night Live’s” once and future background voice, passed away quietly in Tucson, Arizona Monday, August 18. He was 96. His daughter, Paula, confirmed his passing to CBS radio news yesterday. Pardo turned his modest career

Theater in Glasgow where Ferguson’s pilgrimage to his native Scotland was filmed.

Craig Ferguson, Geoff, to co-host new CBS talk show in 2015

NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 –  It’s official. More or less. An AP report confirmed today that Craig Ferguson, the outgoing host of CBS TV’s “The Late Late Show” is in talks with the network to finalize a deal giving him an early evening talk show next year. Ferguson’s half-hour talk show reportedly will begin to

Screen shot of "The Orchestra" promo video.

‘The Orchestra’ 
app hits a high note as an astounding value

CHICAGO, August 18, 2014 – Apple recently treated the world to a stylized glimpse into the world of composer and conductor Esa Pekka Salonen, opening a window onto a musical world that most westerners are very unfamiliar with. On the heels of this smart and engaging campaign comes the “The Orchestra” app for the iPad

David Gregory, gone as host of NBC's "Meet the Press."

Who Cares? Dept.: David Gregory out at DOA ‘Meet the Press’

WASHINGTON, August 14, 2014 – After treating its longtime “Meet the Press” host shabbily for at least the past several months, the always-classy NBC news organization suddenly announced his replacement Thursday. Gregory was barely able to beat the public announcement with a tweet of his own. Gregory will be replaced by Chuck Todd, the NBC

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Lady Dane speaks with with Katrina Goodlett

WASHINGTON, August 12, 2014 — Katrina Goodlett is more than just a beautiful face, producer and host of The Kitty Bella Show on Blog Talk Radio. Katrina has been one of the many Trans women of color taking back the telling of Trans Narratives within the Media. Katrina is breaking ground by offering a platform for

2010 public domain photo of Robin Williams entertaining U.S. troops in Iraq.

BREAKING: Robin Williams an apparent suicide at 63

MARIN COUNTY, Calif., August 11, 2012 − Famed actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead earlier today, the result of an apparent suicide attempt. The following official statement from Marin County officials relating to the time of death and probable cause is reprinted here verbatim: On August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:55 a.m, Marin County Communications

President Obama addressing the nation on Iraq. (White House.gov)

Obama speaks on Iraq, Fox, CBS decline to cover

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2014 – President Obama addressed the nation last night (Thursday) at 9:30 p.m. regarding essentially meaningless and very limited air strikes he’s ordered on Islamofascist ISIS “rebels” in Iraq. With little notice, the administration requested TV airtime for the address. But with few exceptions, broadcast and cable networks didn’t bother to cover

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