Mar 21, 2013 22:23 EDT
America's late-night TV hosts appear set for a new shake-up, with veteran "Tonight Show" presenter Jay Leno said to be hanging up his microphone after falling out with his NBC bosses.
Mar 12, 2013 06:18 EDT
British singer and ex-Smiths frontman Morrissey has postponed a US show due to double pneumonia, his publicist said Monday, but denied he had been hospitalized.
Feb 01, 2013 17:33 EST
There was Crazy Talk at Macworld on Friday.
Oct 31, 2012 22:43 EDT
Michelle Obama would rather see herself as a "mom-in-chief," not a first lady, but she's a critical part of her husband's presidency and his close-fought bid for a second term in the White House.
Oct 23, 2012 20:00 EDT
Ellen DeGeneres on Monday received the 2012 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Ellen DeGeneres on Monday received the 2012 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 54-year-old DeGeneres, the host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, was presented with the 15th annual award at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., the AP reported. ?I never could have imagined my life would end up this way,? DeGeneres said in accepting the award. ?I only thought I'd be a positive gay comedian wearing parachute pants.? Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel called DeGeneres the ?original Modern Family.? ?In 1998, I mustered the courage to come out of the closet, despite the fact that I'm not gay,? he joked. The Mark Twain Prize honors ?people that have spent one season or less as a judge on American Idol,? he explained. Celebrities attending the event included Sean Hayes, Jane Lynch, Kristin Chenoweth and John Krasinski. DeGeneres' wife, Portia de Rossi, said on the red carpet:
Oct 17, 2012 20:00 EDT
Parks & Recreation's Aziz Ansari says Chick-Fil-A's anti-gay rhetoric has turned him off to the fast-food chain. ?Actor Aziz Ansari, who plays Tom Haverford on NBC's Parks and Recreation, has said Chick-Fil-A's anti-gay rhetoric has turned him off to the fast-food chain. In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Ansari told host Jimmy Kimmel that he no longer misses Chick-Fil-A. ?You're from South Carolina. What do you miss most from your home town?? Kimmel asked. ?I used to miss Chick-Fil-A. But then they started this controversy, put me in quite a conundrum. 'Cause look, I'm very pro-gay marriage. But I'm also very pro-delicious chicken sandwich,? said Ansari, also a stand-up comic. ?So what do you do?? ?I mean, at this point, why is anyone against gay marriage?? Ansari rhetorically asked. ?You know you're going to lose. You know you're on the wrong side of things. These are the same people that didn't want women to vote, that didn't want black guys to play football. What was the last t
Sep 21, 2012 09:13 EDT
Cult retro series "Mad Men" and comedy hit "Modern Family" are Emmys favorites again this weekend -- but a bunch of newcomers could yet produce surprises at US television's annual awards show.
Sep 08, 2012 20:00 EDT
Jimmy Kimmel has said that Ellen DeGeneres is everyone's gay friend. Jimmy Kimmel has said that Ellen DeGeneres is everyone's gay friend. Kimmel, the host of ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, made his remarks last week as DeGeneres was given her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ?Ellen is someone that I admire. I admire her talent. I admire the way she conducts herself at all times, on camera and off. When unenlightened people threaten to boycott her show, or her sponsors, simply because Ellen is honest about who she is, she doesn't belittle them or attack them like I would. Instead [she] engages them, she asks for understanding, she explains that she just wants to be treated the way she treats people ? with kindness and respect,? Kimmel said, referring to the Christian conservative group One Million Moms, which called on JCPenney to retire DeGeneres as the company's spokesperson because she is openly gay. ?I think that Ellen has made a difference.? ?Some people don't have gay friends,? Kimm
Jul 19, 2012 21:37 EDT
"Mad Men" dominated nominations for the primetime Emmy awards, a triumph for the 1960s-themed series that almost failed to return for its fifth season this year.
Jul 19, 2012 15:09 EDT
"Mad Men" dominated nominations for the primetime Emmy awards on Thursday, a triumph for the 1960s-themed series that almost failed to return for its fifth season this year.
Apr 27, 2012 20:00 EDT
Adam Lambert-Queen collaboration described as 'fireworks' by Queen drummer Roger Taylor. ?Adam Lambert and British rock group Queen will perform together at four concerts dates this summer, a collaboration Roger Taylor has described as ?fireworks.? Queen currently includes guitarist Brian May and drummer Taylor. Taylor and May formed the band Smile, which Freddie Mercury altered to Queen when he joined. Mercury died in 1991 of complications due to AIDS. While a July 7 performance at Sonisphere 2010 has been canceled, Lambert and Queen will perform together at a June 30 show in Moscow's Olympic Arena, and a show with Elton John is also under consideration. They'll also perform two shows in July at the Hammersmith Apollo to provide ?some alternative ? for some of the the people who had bought tickets? to the now-canceled Sonisphere date, Taylor told Billboard. Speaking to Yahoo!'s Reality Rocks music blog, Taylor described the collaboration with a single word: ?Fireworks!? May added: ?So
Apr 26, 2012 20:00 EDT
Adam Lambert was the musical guest on Thursday's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'. Adam Lambert was the musical guest on Thursday's Jimmy Kimmel Live. The 30-year-old Lambert took to the Bud Light outdoor stage to perform a five song set from his sophomore album Trespassing, which is due May 15. Roughly 1,000 fans watched the live performance, which is broadcast from the parking lot behind El Capitan theater in Hollywood. Two songs, Trespassing and Never Close Our Eyes, which Lambert co-wrote with Bruno Mars, were broadcast on the ABC late-night talk show. (His performance of Never Close Our Eyes is embedded in the right panel of this page. Visit our video library for more videos.) Lambert also performed Naked Love, Broken English and Cuckoo. The American Idol alum also made the cover of gay glossy Instinct. He told the magazine that the gay community is resistant to celebrate gay male pop stars. ?As a community, we're a little bit resistant to a gay male pop star ourselves,? Lambert said. ?It's ve
Mar 15, 2012 20:00 EDT
CNN labeled Rick Santorum's momentum 'Santoromentum,' but late night chat host Jimmy Kimmel has given the term a new definition. CNN labeled Rick Santorum's momentum ?Santoromentum? after he won Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday, but late night chat host Jimmy Kimmel has given the term a new definition. Kimmel, the host of ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live, discussed Santoromentum during his opening monologue. ?Last night CNN came up with a clever word for this, it's Santoromentum,? Kimmel told his audience with a chuckle. ?I understand you're looking for a catchy way to say that Santorum is gaining momentum, but Santoromentum? It sounds like something you put under your nose or the name of a drug.? ?It turns out it is the name of a drug,? Kimmel added before playing a spoof commercial for Santoromentum. In the ad, Santorum is seen gleefully agreeing with a male announcer's questions. ?Bother by irregularity? Constipation? And explosive diarrhea? Santoromentum can help,? the announcer states. T
Feb 24, 2012 14:09 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - You know you're in Hollywood when Uggie, the spunky dog from Oscar nominated film "The Artist" gets invited to an Oscar gifting suite -- and turns it down.
Jan 16, 2012 19:00 EST
Comic Todd Glass came out gay Monday during an episode of 'WTF with Marc Maron'. ?Comic Todd Glass came out gay Monday during an episode of WTF with Marc Maron. Glass, 47, is best known for competing on the second and third seasons of the NBC reality series Last Comic Standing. He's appeared regularly on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Louie. On the podcast, Glass told Maron that he decided to come out publicly in an effort to help troubled gay teens who are considering suicide. ?I cannot listen to stories about kids killing themselves any longer and not [think], 'When are you going to have a little blood on your shirt for not being honest about who you are?'? an emotional Glass said. Fear, not shame, Glass insisted, kept him from publicly acknowledging his sexual orientation. He added that he could see himself ?reverting? in some situations. ?As much as I told myself coming here, 'Get over it. It's not a big deal.' That is true. I needed to tell myself that ? fuc
Dec 21, 2011 18:31 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York court has dismissed a lawsuit by a man dubbed the "Flying Rabbi" against TV network ABC and late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" over its use of the man's image in a parody involving basketball star LeBron James.
Nov 24, 2011 19:00 EST
Nov 23, 2011 19:00 EST
Greater Boston 7 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Jared Bowen profiles the Peabody Essex Museum's Man Ray and Lee Miller exhibit, ``Partners in Surrealism.
Nov 22, 2011 19:00 EST
(Channel 2) Join in on the holiday fun with ``Curious George,'' the feature film starring Will Farrell, ``Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey,'' and ``Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas.
Nov 08, 2011 05:04 EST
US Republican Herman Cain vowed to fight back Tuesday after a woman publicly accused him of groping her in the 1990s, saying his White House campaign would roar on despite the "fabricated" claims.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Jimmy Kimmel, May 2007|
|Birth name||James Christian Kimmel|
|Born||November 13, 1967 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Genres||Observational comedy, News satire|
|Subject(s)||Everyday life, American culture, Pop culture|
|Influences||David Letterman, Howard Stern|
|Notable works and roles||Creator and Host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) and The Man Show, Co-host of Win Ben Stein's Money (Comedy Central)|
|Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host: 1999 Win Ben Stein's Money|