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June 02, 2018 - 5:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After delaying its airing in the aftermath of February's Florida high school shooting, Paramount Network is permanently scrapping "Heathers." Representatives from parent company Viacom confirmed Saturday that the TV reboot of the 1988 movie black comedy about high-school murder...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2018 file photo, Samantha Bee, host of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," poses at an Emmy For Your Consideration screening of the television talk show at the Writers Guild Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bee is under fire for referring to Ivanka Trump as a "feckless c---" on her TBS comedy show. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday called Bee's language "vile and vicious." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 01, 2018 - 10:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who once bragged that his celebrity status gave him a pass to grab women's crotches, asked Friday why comedian Samantha Bee wasn't fired for using a vulgar, sexist term to describe his daughter. Trump tweeted that it was a "total double standard" that TBS...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2018 file photo, Samantha Bee, host of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," poses at an Emmy For Your Consideration screening of the television talk show at the Writers Guild Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bee is under fire for referring to Ivanka Trump as a "feckless c---" on her TBS comedy show. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday called Bee's language "vile and vicious." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 31, 2018 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Samantha Bee apologized to Ivanka Trump and viewers on Thursday for using an obscenity to describe her on a segment of her TBS comedy show. Bee said her language was "inappropriate and inexcusable. "I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it," she said. Bee called Ivanka Trump a "...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo, from left, Whitney Cummings, Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Jayden Rey, Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, Sarah Chalke and Emma Kenney arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Roseanne" in Burbank, Calif. ABC has canceled its hit reboot of "Roseanne", Tuesday, May 29, following Roseanne Barr's racist tweet about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey says the comment "is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel the show." (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 30, 2018 - 5:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Roseanne" was the week's most-watched comedy on television for what suddenly became its final episode. The series reached 10.58 million last Tuesday, second only to the CBS drama "NCIS" in the weekly Nielsen rankings. "Roseanne" was expected to come back next year, but ABC canceled...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, Roseanne Barr arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Roseanne" on Friday in Burbank, Calif. Barr has apologized for suggesting that former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett is a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the “Planet of the Apes.” Barr on Tuesday, May 29, tweeted that she was sorry to Jarrett “for making a bad joke about her politics and her looks.” Jarrett, who is African-American, advised Barack and Michelle Obama. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 29, 2018 - 7:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC canceled its hit reboot of "Roseanne" on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the "Planet of the Apes." ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey said the comment "...
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