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Stephen Colbert Retires Character, Introduces ‘Identical Twin Cousin’  

Scott Baumgartner | July 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Late-show show Stephen Colbert was forced to retire Comedy Central blowhard “Stephen Colbert.” Then introduced his identical twin cousin “Stephen Colbert.” More »

Ivanka Trump Praises Melania Trump’s Speech Amid Plagiarism Controversy

Kit Bowen | July 21, 2016 - 5:10 pm

Liked it, don’t care. More »

5 Things You Missed from Last Night’s RNC: Laura Ingraham’s Nazi Salute, Donald Trump’s Kiss and More

Natasha Reda | July 21, 2016 - 10:14 am

What an awkward night. More »

Clint Eastwood Approves of Bill Hader’s Mocking ‘Saturday Night Live’ Impression (VIDEO)

Gary Susman | September 21, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Bill Hader should feel lucky, punk. After all, Clint Eastwood could have hated Hader’s scathing impression of him on last week’s Saturday Night Live — and as he’s shown in recent movies, the 82-year-old Hollywood legend can still kick some ass.

Fortunately for the sketch comic, Eastwood has given a thumbs-up to the… More »

First Lady Fashion Face-Off: Ann Romney Vs. Michelle Obama (GALLERY)

Kristin Koch | September 7, 2012 - 12:34 pm

Michelle Obama and Ann Romney’s speeches weren’t the only highlights of this week’s political conventions. The candidates’ wives made headlines for their convention style, sparking a style showdown that’s sure to heat up on the campaign trail this fall.

First to step out at the Republican National Convention: The underdog, Romney, who faced… More »

Republican National Convention: Paul Ryan Comes Out Swinging

Gary Susman | August 30, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Wednesday night’s primetime Republican National Convention coverage played a lot like Tuesday’s. There was an optimistic, hopeful speech by one of the party’s most prominent women, followed by one of its most prominent men delivering a blistering attack on the opposition.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke of American exceptionalism, citing her… More »

Republican National Convention: Ann Romney and Chris Christie — Two Stars Are Born

Gary Susman | August 29, 2012 - 1:15 pm

On its first night of primetime broadcast coverage, the 2012 Republican National Convention created two new TV stars: First Lady-hopeful Ann Romney and potential 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie. Viewers may differ on whether or not they succeeded in their mission – to make nominee Mitt Romney look like a warm, trustworthy human being as… More »