CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin abruptly ended her segment when the conversation took a sexist turn. What began as a discussion about the Jemele Hill controversy digressed when Fox Sports Radio's Clay Travis, who described himself as a "First Amendment absolutist" said, "I believe in the First Amendment and boobs." Baldwin cut Travis off, asking, "I just wanted to make sure I heard you correctly as a woman anchoring this show, what did you just say? You believe in the First Amendment and b-double-o-b-s?" "Boobs.
ESPN's Sergio Dipp "meant no disrespect" with his "Monday Night Football" sideline report that lit up social media. In a video posted on Twitter Tuesday, Dipp attributed his odd report during Monday night's San Diego Chargers-Denver Broncos game to his desire to pay tribute to Vance Joseph and Anthony Lynn, both making their debut as NFL head coaches, both African Americans, on the anniversary of the Sept.
A new slate of television shows and movies are gracing streaming services this September. Nostalgia-inducing Disney hits "Hercules," "Mulan," and "Pocahontas" will stream on Netflix, as well as this year's live action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" with Emma Watson. Jerry Seinfeld's upcoming special "Jerry Before Seinfeld" releases on the service in late September, as does Angelina Jolie's latest directorial effort "First They Killed My Father," four "Jaws" movies, and Robin Williams' "Dead Poets Society."
LOS ANGELES - Get ready for a zombie-exterminating version of "Pokemon Go." "The Walking Dead: Our World," from AMC Networks and Next Games, is a location-based augmented-reality mobile game that will show you hordes of the undead right in front of your on your smartphone -- wherever you happen to be -- which you'll have to fight off with guns, swords, grenades and other weapons.
Merry Jane, the cannabis news and lifestyle media platform which received an Emmy nomination for its production role in VH1's "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party," has announced a new lineup of content including a new short-form series in conjunction with Wiz Khalifa and Taylor Gang, as well as new episodes of "Talking Buds," the series helmed by Seth Rogen's creative agency, Point Grey.
ESPN radio and television host Ryen Russillo was arrested in Jackson, Wyo., on Wednesday morning for criminal trespassing, Jackson police said in a press release. Officers responded to a call at about 3:30 a.m. about an intoxicated man refusing to leave the caller's condo. Once police arrived, Russillo was found lying in a bedroom, clearly intoxicated. He displayed slurred speech, glassy bloodshot eyes, and was unable to answer questions coherently.
LOS ANGELES - Brothers Matt and Ross Duffer -- creators of Netflix's streaming hit "Stranger Things" -- have done like "Game of Thrones's" D.B. Weiss and David Benioff and slapped an expiration date on their popular series. During an interview with Vulture, the Duffer brothers explained that they envision "Stranger Things" ending after four seasons. According to the brothers, Netflix has already renewed the series for a third season. But by the end of that season, the preteens of Hawkins, Ind., will be headed toward college.
WASHINGTON - Steve Bannon returned to Breitbart News on Friday, after he was ousted as President Donald Trump's chief strategist. Charlie Spiering, the White House correspondent for Breitbart, tweeted that Bannon returned as executive chairman and chaired their evening editorial meeting. Breitbart also ran a story on Bannon's return. "The populist-nationalist movement got a lot stronger today," said Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlow. "Breitbart gained an executive chairman with his finger on the pulse of the Trump agenda."
LOS ANGELES - Fox Searchlight has set an April 20, 2018, release date for "Super Troopers 2" -- 17 years after the original. Jay Chandrasekhar is directing the comedy sequel, as he did on the original. Filmmaking team Broken Lizard raised $4.4 million in a 30-day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in 2015 that saw more than 50,000 contributors. It was one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns for a movie along with the $5.7 million raised by fans for the "Veronica Mars" movie starring Kristen Bell.
CNN said Thursday it had cut ties with Jeffrey Lord, one of its most polarizing and ubiquitous personalities, after he used a phrase largely associated with Nazis in World War II. The separation is the latest at the Time Warner-owned cable-news outlet, which has come under increased scrutiny since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. On Twitter, Lord used the phrase "Sieg heil" in a retort to Angelo Carusone, who heads the liberal activist organization Media Matters for America.