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Stephen Colbert Avoids FCC Penalties for Controversial Trump Joke

6 hours ago

Stephen Colbert will not face any Federal Communications Commission penalties for a controversial joke about President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, Variety reports.

On the May 1st episode of The Late Show, Colbert unleashed a profanity-laden tirade against Trump, during which he declared, "the only thing [Trump's] mouth is good for is being Vladimir Putin's cock holster." The joke drew accusations of homophobia, spurred a viral #FireColbert campaign and elicited numerous FCC complaints, which prompted the agency to open an investigation.

Following its investigation, the FCC released a statement, saying, »


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See Jim Carrey Talk Smoking Weed With Richard Pryor on 'Kimmel'

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Jim Carrey stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday to discuss I'm Dying Up Here, a new series that he is executive-producing about aspiring comedians in Los Angeles in the 1970s. "It's like the Big Bang of comedy," Carrey told Kimmel.

Carrey suggested that political events in the U.S. in the Seventies spurred the rapid growth of the comedy scene. "Nixon, Watergate, the impeachment, all that stuff was happening back then," he explained. "There was a need to tell the truth and cut through the baloney, and so it »


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Watch Adam Levine, Alicia Keys Join 'Voice' Finalists for Soulful Prince Tribute

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Adam Levine and Alicia Keys teamed with their respective Voice finalists, Jesse Larson and Chris Blue, for two Prince tributes on the performance finale of The Voice Monday.

Larson and Levine tackled "Let's Go Crazy" in furious rock flair. The pair traded vocals and frenetic guitar riffs, but Larson left his distinct mark on the performance with a roaring solo during the bridge, which he managed to top later with a final scorching six-string flurry.

Later, Keys and Blue covered the supple "Diamonds and Pearls," the title track from Prince »


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Roger Moore, Seven-Time James Bond, Dead at 89

17 hours ago

Sir Roger Moore, who became an international star as the third actor to officially play James Bond, has died at age 89.

Moore's family confirmed the news on Twitter. "It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father, Sir Roger Moore, has passed away today in Switzerland after a short but brave battle with cancer," the statement read. "The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone."

Sir Paul McCartney said that he felt "lucky »


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Katy Perry Talks Taylor Swift Beef on 'Carpool Karaoke:' 'She Started It'

18 hours ago

Katy Perry and James Corden sang "Firework," "Dark Horse," "Bon Appetit," "Swish Swish," and "Roar" during the latest segment of Corden's immensely popular "Carpool Karaoke" segment on The Late Late Show. Just as entertaining: the pop star also used the platform to, once and for all, plainly address her antagonism with Taylor Swift, saying that it was Swift's responsibility to end their feud. 

Perry was an energetic karaoke companion: she shouted instructions to Corden like a drill sergeant – "body roll!" "stank face!" "let's go to Ibiza!" "come out raging!"– and »


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Watch James Corden's Emotional Reaction to the Manchester Bombing at Ariana Grande Show

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James Corden, the U.K.-born host of The Late Late Show, started off last night's episode with an emotional, heartfelt tribute to the victims of the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert at Britain's Manchester Arena, as well as a tribute to the city itself.

"It shocks me, every time we hear this sort of news that attacks like this can happen, but especially when there will be so many children at this concert tonight," Cordon says of the apparent suicide bombing that claimed the lives of 22 people and »


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How 'Saturday Night Live' Turned Our Trump Nightmare Into Comic Gold

22 May 2017 8:12 AM, PDT

Donald Trump has desecrated pretty much every American institution he's been able to get his greasy toddler paws on. (We will never be investigated by the FBI the same way again). But Saturday Night Live, an institution that had suffered from a few shaky years in recent times, came out of its first Season of the Beast looking better than ever. Since coming back on the air last October, the sketch show had its highest ratings in over 20 years and more sweet sweet, sweet cultural relevance than it's had since »


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See John Oliver Explain Why Trump's Russia Scandal Is 'Stupid Watergate'

22 May 2017 6:53 AM, PDT

John Oliver attempted to recap the week of White House chaos on Sunday's Last Week Tonight, answering four important questions: "What the fuck is going on?, "How big a deal is this?," "Where do we go from here?" and "Is this real life?"

Oliver appeared exhausted even before beginning the massive segment, asking viewers, "Can you even remember how this week began?" From there, he summarized the biggest headlines, including leaks that President Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting and that former FBI »


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Billy Bush Talks Donald Trump Bus Tape in First Interview Since Scandal

22 May 2017 6:17 AM, PDT

Seven months after Billy Bush's career – and nearly Donald Trump's presidential campaign – was derailed by the infamous Access Hollywood tape, the former Today host opened up about the "grab them by the pussy" recording, its aftermath and his next move.

"Looking back upon what was said on that bus, I wish I had changed the topic. [Trump] liked TV and competition," Bush told The Hollywood Reporter in an extensive interview, his first since the tape leaked in October. "I could've said, 'Can you believe the ratings on whatever?' »


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'Twin Peaks' Season Premiere Recap: Into the Black

21 May 2017 9:44 PM, PDT

It's happening again.

It's the first time we've see the Twin Peaks logo and heard the opening notes of Angelo Badalamenti's unforgettable theme song in 25 years. When it happens, we're looking right at the face of Laura Palmer. Director David Lynch and his co-creator and co-writer Mark Frost could have chosen pretty much any image to pair with the kick-off of the show's almost manically anticipated return. But after a cold-open flashback that recycled footage from the original series – the sequence from the series finale in which she informs »


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