Talk Shows

Why Is This 'Access Hollywood' Host Leaving Her Job After 16 Years?

6/25/2015 2:25pm EDT
Shaun Robinsoon
Shaun Robinson is leaving "Access Hollywood" after 16 years of delivering breaking Hollywood gossip for the long-running NBC series.

"It's been an incredible ride, and I'm so blessed to have been able to meet the people that I've met and to have covered the stories I covered on the show," Robinson told People Magazine.

In 2012, Robinson wanted to leave the series but later changed her mind. After speaking with "Scandal" star Kerry Washington late last year about her own career dilemmas, Robinson realized she too had to make changes.

"She told me about a point in her career where she sai...
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You Have To See Maya Rudolph's Epic Rachel Dolezal Impression

6/24/2015 4:01pm EDT
Maya Rudolph Impression: Maya Impersonates Rachel Dolezal In Hys
If only Maya Rudolph was still on Saturday Night Live when that whole Rachel Dolezal scandal broke (you know, the woman who pretended to be black to become the president of the NAACP). We could have had several truly epic Rachel Dolezal sketches. But here's the next best thing.

According to TV Guide, Rudolph was a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday, where the conversation steered towards that very subject. Apparently, we're not the only ones aching for Maya Rudolph's Rachel Dolezal impression.

"I remember Tina [Fey] saying when Sarah Palin was happening, everyone kept saying, ...
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'The Daily Show With Amy Poehler' Was Almost A Real Thing

6/22/2015 11:57am EDT
Amy Poehler
The Daily Show With Amy Poehler was almost a reality. Except for one thing: Amy Poehler had zero interest in becoming the next Jon Stewart. According to a piece in The New York Times, Comedy Central originally had two big celebs in their sights for filling Jon Stewart's Daily Show seat: Chris Rock and Amy Poehler.

And Amy Poehler couldn't have said "no" faster. According to the piece, Comedy Central called up Poehler to "gauge her interest." Her interest? Non-existent. “They were pretty much expecting her to say no, and it was the quickest no in history," says an source close to the networ...
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Guess Who's Joining Fashion Police?

6/18/2015 2:35pm EDT
'Fashion Police' Has New Co-Host: Melissa Rivers To Return As Co
It's official, Melissa Rivers will be the new co-host of E!'s Fashion Police alongside Brad Goreski and Giuliana Rancic.

Taking the coveted seat of her late mother, Rivers will chair the fashion fest beginning August 31 as the series comments on the fashions of the MTV Video Music Awards.

The series will differ from its previous incarnation by allowing a new celebrity guest to chair the series with them each week.

"As an executive producer since the beginning, Melissa helped shape Fashion Police into an iconic TV series that couples fashion with comedy," stated Jeff Olde, Executive Vice ...
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Letterman Admits To Being Nervous For Certain Interviews

6/15/2015 1:08pm EDT
David Letterman Dishes On Which Interviews Made Him The Most Ner
David Letterman signed off the air last month in style after ruling late night television for years. Since then, the retired host has mostly kept a low profile.

But in the first interview he's given since he left, Letterman gave out some behind the scenes details from his show, including which guests he was most nervous to interview.

The piece, which was with Indianapolis Monthly, Letterman said he was most anxious when he had to interview singer-songwriter Warren Zevon and President Bill Clinton.

Letterman said the Zevon interview was awkward, because it was publicly known that he was d...
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How Often Do You Get To See Chris Pratt In High Heels?

6/11/2015 4:55pm EDT
Watch Chris Pratt Run In High Heels Like His Costar In 'Jurassic
Jurassic World hits theaters Friday and is getting mostly positive reviews so far. One aspect of the film that is generating a bit of debate, however, are the scenes where actress Bryce Dallas Howard gets chased by dinosaurs while wearing her high heels.

Some corners of the Internet are rolling their eyes at Hollywood once again making an actress do something ridiculous on screen that a man would never get asked to do.

But it looks like maybe someone on the Jurassic World set should have asked Chris Pratt. Turns out, he's game.

Pratt and Howard both appeared on The Late Late Show with ...
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'The Daily Show's' Police Assault Bikini

6/10/2015 3:42pm EDT
Jessica Williams' McKinney Bikini: 'Daily Show' Skewers Texas Po
Jessica Williams and "The Daily Show" just skewered the recent viral video out of McKinney, Texas- where a white police officer shoved a 14-year old girl to the ground and waved his gun at a group of unarmed black teenagers at a pool party.

Horrifying stuff. But as usual, "The Daily Show" flips the most upsetting stories of the day into some pretty terrific comedy.

For their McKinney bit, Williams appeared as the show's "Senior Texas Aquatics Correspondent" at a McKinney swimming pool (not really- she's just standing in front of a green screen). Williams wore a flowery pink bikini, a pair...
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Is Kelly Ripa Pregnant?

6/9/2015 10:14am EDT
Kelly Ripa Pregnant? Are Kelly Ripa And Mark Consuelos Trying Fo
Is Kelly Ripa pregnant?

According to Fashion & Style, the talk show host hinted that she and her husband, Mark Consuelos, might be ready to add to their family. When talking about a recent trip that she and Mark took to Montreal, she had a bit of a TMI moment, letting everyone know just how special the Canadian city is.

"If you're going to Canada, you must, must stop by Montreal...I love Montreal, it holds a very special place in my heart, in our hearts-Mark and me-we used to go there every year for our wedding anniversary...until we kept getting pregnant there," Kelly said on Live! this ...
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Letterman Goes Out In Style

5/21/2015 11:00am EDT
David Letterman Saluted By Famous Friends On Final 'Late Show'
David Letterman was saluted by some of the most famous people in television and politics on his final "Late Show" on May 20th and in the end, the funnyman's TV send-off was poignant and self-deprecating, much like the comedian himself.

Letterman revealed that the final six weeks of “Late Show” had been “flattering, embarrassing and gratifying” because of all the lovely things people had said about him and the series.

He also remarked that most of his shows “just absolutely sucked” and asked people to save some praise for his funeral.

Letterman also quipped, "I am looking forward to being...
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Tina Fey Takes It Off For Dave Letterman

5/8/2015 1:47pm EDT
Tina Fey Says Farewell To David Letterman By Stripping Off Dress
Tina Fey stopped by "The Late Show with David Letterman" last night in what she told the studio audience was her 20th appearance on the show.

"Because I live nearby, and people cancel a lot", the SNL alum quipped. But it was what Fey did next that really got a rise out of the crowd.

Letterman started the segment by telling Fey, that she looked "wonderful", which led to some back and forth in which the two discussed her attire, a gorgeous blue and black dress.

Fey said that last night's appearance was probably the final time she was going to get dressed up for a late night talk show, wit...
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