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Posted Saturday 1/19/19 at 6:13AM EST
Stephen Colbert takes Fox News and MSNBC to task for calling his show The Colbert Report
It wasn't just Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade who said Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand announced her presidential run on The Colbert Report. Rachel Maddow did it, too. "Rachel! Rachel, how could you get that wrong?” Colbert asked. “You’ve been on this show. We wear the same glasses. We have the same haircut!”
Posted Saturday 12/01/18 at 12:30AM EST
Nashville Christmas Parade drops Kid Rock as grand marshal after he called Joy Behar a "b*tch"
Parade organizers have replaced Kid Rock with Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. after the singer referred to The View co-host as a "b*tch" on Fox & Friends Friday morning. The move was made after Nashville's mayor may skip the parade due to Kid Rock's involvement. “When you have the grand marshal of what’s labeled Nashville’s Christmas parade saying hateful things on national television, the mayor obviously does not want to be included in an event with someone like that,” said a spokesperson for the mayor.
Posted Wednesday 11/28/18 at 7:20AM EST
Fox News says it is disciplining employees who gave scripts in advance to former EPA chief Scott Pruitt
The cable news network's punishment comes after The Daily Beast revealed emails between Fox & Friends producers and Pruitt's staff, passing along "talking points" while giving Pruitt's staff script approval.
Posted Tuesday 11/27/18 at 1:19PM EST
Fox & Friends reportedly allowed Trump's former EPA chief to dictate interviews
Source: The Daily Beast
Emails revealed in a Freedom of Information Act from the Sierra Club and shared with The Daily Beast found that former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's team "chose the topics for interviews, and knew the questions in advance." In one instance, Pruitt’s team even approved part of the show’s script, The Daily Beast reports. Asked about The Daily Beast story, Fox News said it does not condone script approval. "This is not standard practice whatsoever and the matter is being addressed internally with those involved," a Fox News spokesperson said.
Posted Wednesday 10/24/18 at 9:03PM EDT
Fox & Friends' Brian Kilmeade admits to mistakenly contributing $600 to the Trump campaign by buying "Make America Great Again" merchandise
Source: The Hill
Kilmeade says he didn't realize buying Make America Great Again Christmas ornaments after the election in December 2016 was considered a campaign donation. "I had no idea that this would be considered a donation," Kilmeade tells The Hill. "I'm looking for something cool and unique for Christmas for adults after this historic election. (The ornaments were) a little expensive in retrospect, but that was it," he added. "I had no idea that would go to a campaign contribution."
Posted Thursday 8/09/18 at 2:00PM EDT
Fox News' Abby Huntsman to become The View's second conservative voice
The Fox & Friends Weekend co-host was recently in talks to join the ABC daytime show, where she would join Meghan McCain in providing a second conservative perspective. Huntsman is the daughter of Jon Huntsman, who is the former governor of Utah, a former presidential candidate, Obama's ambassador to China and Trump's current ambassador to Russia. ALSO: The View alum Candace Cameron Bure recently called on the show to add another conservative.
Posted Monday 7/23/18 at 11:01PM EDT
Fox & Friends Weekend's Abby Huntsman is reportedly in talks to join The View
Huntsman, the daughter of former Utah governor and current ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, would become the second conservative voice on the ABC daytime show, joining fellow conservative Meghan McCain. Sources tell The Huffington Post "ABC has sought a second conservative host on The View and has been eager to sign Huntsman for some time." Huntsman would replace Sara Haines, who is leaving to co-host the third hour of Good Morning America.
Posted Friday 6/15/18 at 12:35PM EDT
President Trump falsely tweets that Fox & Friends is "the highest rated (by far) morning show"
In fact, the highest-rated morning show is Good Morning America. Trump was tweeting about the Fox News show being on the White House front lawn. "Maybe I’ll have to take an unannounced trip down to see them?" he tweeted, before submitting to an impromptu interview with one of his favorite shows.
Posted Thursday 6/14/18 at 1:46PM EDT
Fox & Friends' Pete Hegseth sued for hitting a man with an axe on live TV
The West Point drummer who was hit on a New York City street during the June 2015 outdoor segment is suing after he says Hegseth “negligently attempted to throw an axe at a target."
Posted Tuesday 5/29/18 at 12:43PM EDT
Michelle Wolf took another shot at Sarah Huckabee Sanders in the premiere of her Netflix show The Break
Source: The Daily Beast
Wolf also defended her right to make jokes about whatever she wants, in her opening monologue. “The point is, we’re all going to die," she said. "So until then, we might as well laugh. And laugh at everything and everyone.” ALSO: The Break's executive producer calls Fox & Friends unfavorable review an "endorsement."
Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 12:18PM EDT
Murphy Brown revival will tackle the morning show wars -- think Morning Joe vs. Fox & Friends
Source: Entertainment Weekly
Murphy Brown will host a morning show called Murphy in the Morning on the rebooted comedy. Her son, played by Jake McDormand, will be her biggest competitor as host a conservative morning news show. CBS said Morning Joe and Fox & Friends are a fitting comparison. “We fully expect a lot of people are going to come to (Murphy Brown),” said CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl. “We felt… this could be a great piece to make this block the strongest on TV.”
Posted Friday 5/04/18 at 7:23PM EDT
President Trump appoints Dr. Oz and four Celebrity Apprentice alums to his health council
Source: New York Magazine
Trump announced a slate of appointments for his new "Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition" today. "And it reads like the casting announcement for the latest season of Celebrity Apprentice," notes Adam K. Raymond. "There’s a reason for that: A handful of the appointees were once contestants on the show." Joining Mehmet Oz on the council are Celebrity Apprentice alumni who once "worked" for Trump, including Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno from Season 5, retired Red Sox outfielder Johnny Damon (who was booted from Dancing with the Stars this week) from Season 7, pro golfer Natalie Gulbis from Season 2 and former NFL running back Herschel Walker, also from Season 2. ALSO: Trump booked himself for his first TV interview in months, on Fox & Friends.
# TOPICS: The Celebrity Apprentice, Fox News Channel, NBC, The Dr. Oz Show, FOX & Friends, Donald Trump, Herschel Walker, Johnny Damon, Lou Ferrigno, Mehmet Oz, Natalie Gulbis, Reality TV, Trump Presidency
Posted Thursday 5/03/18 at 12:55PM EDT
Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Michelle Wolf: "I think that the evening says a lot more about her than it does about me"
On Fox & Friends this morning, the White House press secretary said she's been unaffected by Wolf's White House Correspondents' Dinner slam. "I hope that she can find some of the same happiness that we all have because I think she may need a little more of that in her life because the rest of us here are doing great," she said of Wolf. ALSO: Samantha Bee sticks up for Wolf: “Feminism doesn’t mean you can never make jokes about another woman ever."
Posted Wednesday 5/02/18 at 4:40PM EDT
The View alum Elisabeth Hasselback signs a book deal
The former Survivor contestant, who has been off of TV since leaving Fox & Friends in 2015, will write a memoir-like book titled Point of View. It's her second book after 2009's The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide about living with celiac disease.
Posted Wednesday 2/07/18 at 9:09PM EST
Stephen Colbert’s Our Cartoon President predicted Wednesday's Fox & Friends
As Deadline's Lisa de Moraes points out, life imitated art Wednesday morning when a segment on Fox & Friends seemed to echo a running gag on the animated Late Show spinoff. ALSO: Showtime has posted the entire first episode of Our Cartoon President on YouTube.