iHeartMedia announced today that its National Programming Group has elevated 40-plus-year radio veteran John Ivey to the new position of President of CHR (Contemporary Hits Radio) Programming Strategy, effective immediately. He will report to Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer for iHeartMedia. In his new role, Ivey will oversee iHeartMedia’s CHR and recurrent CHR formats and […]
Eminem may be jealous of LaVar Ball.
It could be the ultimate late night TV show battle — Stephen Colbert against Donald Trump.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s military said early Wednesday that it had taken custody of President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state and one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, in what increasingly appeared to be a military takeover in the southern African nation. After apparently seizing the state broadcaster, ZBC, two uniformed officers said in […]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood had no time for the Country Music Association’s guidelines.
Rob Reiner’s “LBJ” is just the humanizing portrait of the 36th president you’d imagine from the “Princess Bride” director. It’s as workmanlike as Lyndon B. Johnson was as a politician; but as a primer on one of history’s less flashy leaders, it’s a worthwhile watch — mostly for fellow Texan Woody Harrelson’s committed performance behind…
It has a nice ring to it — at least, it does for Eric Garcetti. Los Angeles’ mayor appears to split his time these days between celebrating the city’s hosting of the 2028 Olympics, and entertaining conversations about a 2020 presidential run. The mayor showed up recently to stump for another mayor — this one […]
Reacting to the massive scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment and abuses on more than three dozen women, French President Emmanuel Macron has taken steps to strip the disgraced Hollywood producer of his Legion of Honor. In an interview with TF1 on Sunday, Macron confirmed he had reached out to the Grand Chancellor of […]
Korea’s recently-elected President Moon Jae-in took a stance on Sunday in favor of the editorial independence of the Busan Film Festival. He is not the first president to visit the festival, but is the first to have made an official speech in the event’s 22-year history. “Festival director, Kang Soo-youn and chairman Kim Dong-ho have […]
Eminem says he “f—-ing hates” President Trump, but it wasn’t all that long ago that Trump was giving the rapper his endorsement.
Make America lose itself again.
Media mogul and talk show queen Oprah Winfrey shocked fans on Thursday when she thanks fans for their support after an op-ed from the New York Post claimed that she was the Democratic Party’s best hope for a candidate in 2020. Could Oprah make a run for the Oval?
JAY-Z has no respect for President Trump — but is holding out hope for the future.
Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life.
The former Fox entertainment president will also oversee the in-house studio. read more
Netflix has hired Melissa Cobb as its new vice president of kids and family, the streaming service announced Thursday. Cobb, who most recently served as chief creative officer and head of studio for Oriental DreamWorks, will be based in the Los Angeles office, reporting to chief content officer Ted Sarandos. In her role, she will lead… […]
The show’s fan-favorite robot is zinging more than just the houseguests. read more
You can’t always get what you want — unless you’re the president.
With the SAG-AFTRA election coming to a close, SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris has denied an assertion of election fraud by her opponents. The controversy has arisen in the wake of a recent campaign claim by Carteris and her allies that presidential candidate Esai Morales had been negligent in his role as first VP of the… […]