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Charlie Rose axed by CBS, PBS in wake of sex harassment scandal

The bloom is off Charlie Rose.

CBS News and PBS cut ties with the veteran broadcaster Tuesday after the Washington Post reported on Rose’s alleged pattern of sexual impropriety. 495 more words

World

Women from SNL sign statement supporting Al Franken amid scandal: 'We feel compelled to stand up for (him)'

MINNEAPOLIS — A group of women who worked alongside Al Franken on NBC’s Saturday Night Live have signed a statement of support for the Minnesota senator. 178 more words

Celebrity

'Saturday Night Live' goes after former cast member Al Franken, briefly

“Saturday Night Live” has never hesitated from going after its own people. David Spade took a swipe at former cast member Eddie Murphy for no particular reason in the 1990s, reportedly enraging Murphy for years. 597 more words

Television

‘I WAS DISGUSTED’: Ex-Playboy model Leeann Tweeden accuses ‘Fish Lips’ Al Franken of groping, kissing incident

Like a “salivating dog,” Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) was accused Thursday of relentlessly pursuing an ex-Playboy model who alleged Thursday the comedian-turned-politician groped her a decade ago. 684 more words

World

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sells 1M copies in four days

Taylor Swift’s new album Reputation has sold more than 1 million copies in four days.

Swift’s comeback record, her first since 2014’s 1989, was released on Friday to a blaze of publicity that included the singer appearing on U.S. 212 more words

Music

'Saturday Night Live' tackles sexual misconduct with shots at Roy Moore, Louis C.K. and others

Elahe Izadi, THE WASHINGTON POST

From politics to entertainment, headlines for weeks have been dominated by stories of powerful men being accused of sexual misconduct. 773 more words

Television

Larry David criticized for ’SNL’ Holocaust jokes

NEW YORK — Larry David is facing criticism from the Anti-Defamation League and others for joking about dating in concentration camps during his monologue while hosting “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend. 117 more words

Television