Talk shows

Italian former Prime Minister and Forza Italia (Go Italy) party leader, Silvio Berlusconi, gestures during the recording of the Italian state television RAI, Porta a Porta (Door To Door) tv talk show in Rome, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
January 12, 2018 - 8:16 am
ROME (AP) — Italian ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, known for his "bunga bunga" parties and fondness for younger women, is praising Catherine Deneuve for warning against a courtship backlash following the swell of sexual misconduct allegations against prominent men. In a late-night talk show Thursday...
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In this image released by CBS, actor and Golden Globe winner James Franco appears with host Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Facing accusations by an actress and a filmmaker over alleged sexual misconduct, Franco said the things he’s heard aren’t accurate but he supports people coming out “because they didn’t have a voice for so long.” (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After allegations of sexual misconduct circulated on social media about James Franco, the actor told late-night host Stephen Colbert that the "the things I heard on Twitter are not accurate." The allegations against Franco were prompted in part by Franco's best actor in a comedy or...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, Oprah Winfrey listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, during a ceremony where President Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom. Faced with the presidential buzz surrounding Oprah Winfrey, President Donald Trump is steering clear of nasty nicknames and colorful insults, though he’s making clear who would win a celebrity showdown. “I’ll beat Oprah,” Trump said at a White House meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
January 10, 2018 - 12:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. "I'll beat Oprah," the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, "I don't think she's going to run." Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, Oprah Winfrey listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, during a ceremony where President Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom. Faced with the presidential buzz surrounding Oprah Winfrey, President Donald Trump is steering clear of nasty nicknames and colorful insults, though he’s making clear who would win a celebrity showdown. “I’ll beat Oprah,” Trump said at a White House meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
January 09, 2018 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. "I'll beat Oprah," the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, "I don't think she's going to run." Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley’s talk show because of inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, for a new series about inspirational stories titled, “The Upside with Tavis Smiley.” It will be distributed digitally and also shown on The Word Network, a cable and satellite network with religious programming aimed at an African-American audience. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
January 08, 2018 - 5:58 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley's talk show after reported inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday to go back to work with a new series about inspirational stories. His series, "The Upside with Tavis Smiley," will be...
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This image released by NBC shows Oprah Winfrey accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
January 07, 2018 - 11:56 pm
Talk-show host, actress, producer and humanitarian Oprah Winfrey earned multiple standing ovations at Sunday's Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a moving speech referencing civil rights and Me Too. Winfrey became the first black woman to be given the award, which was...
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January 05, 2018 - 8:38 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gretchen Carlson says it's "a form of justice" that former Miss Americas like herself who were trashed in emails from former leaders of the organization now run it. In an interview with "Good Morning America" on Friday, the former Fox News anchor said she will make the...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it has suspended distribution of Smiley’s talk show after an independent investigation uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by its host. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
December 18, 2017 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tavis Smiley has defended himself from allegations he had sexual relationships with subordinates and created an abusive workplace environment, denying any wrongdoing and saying PBS made a mistake by suspending him from his talk show. He told ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday that...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it has suspended distribution of Smiley’s talk show after an independent investigation uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by its host. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 12:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS said Wednesday it has indefinitely suspended distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovered "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host. PBS said it had engaged an outside law firm to investigate "troubling allegations"...
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CORRECTS YEAR TO 2008 FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2008 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., accompanied by his daughter Meghan McCain, waves to supporters as he enters a campaign rally in Defiance, Ohio. Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father’s cancer on ABC’s “The View.” McCain is battling the same aggressive type of brain cancer that killed Biden’s son Beau in 2015. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
December 13, 2017 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's "The View." Meghan McCain, a panelist on the program, told Biden on Wednesday she hadn't been able to...
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