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  • Michelle Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady's office says she'll appear on the May 7 episode of the ABC country music drama "Nashville." The episode is titled "All Or Nothing With Me" and is set at Fort Campbell. Mrs. Obama and the wife of Vice President...

  • Who's on: Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

  • WGN America tries 'Salem' magic to expand audience

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — WGN America is calling on witchcraft to help launch the cable channel in a new direction. Starting this weekend, WGN America is adding its first original series to its schedule of Chicago sports and acquired programming such as broadcast network reruns. The groundbreaker...

  • Reality show starring Capitol Hill staffers in the works

    Hollywood might soon be coming to Hollywood for Ugly People. Sources tell the Washington Examiner that a "House of Cards" veteran is working to produce a reality show based in the district starring “D.C. up-and-comers,” including Capitol Hill staffers. The show is currently in development,...

  • Dish to refund $2M to Washington state customers

    SEATTLE (AP) — Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state attorney general's office. The Colorado-based company also...

  • CBS wins the week with basketball and hit series

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen ratings company says basketball and a slate of hit television series have handed CBS another winning week. It was CBS' sixth straight weekly win in prime-time viewers. The network had 15 of the top 20 shows, led by the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship game...

  • Rob Lowe: 'I want the government out of almost everything'

    Rob Lowe made waves this past weekend when he told the New York Times Magazine that he "want[s] the government out of almost everything."

  • Bryan Cranston of 'Breaking Bad' urges Obama to use executive orders to build 'legacy'

    Add Bryan Cranston, the star of TV's recent hit "Breaking Bad" and a new Broadway play about former President Lyndon B. Johnson, to Team Obamacare. In an interview with Yahoo News “global anchor” Katie Couric, the actor called Obamacare the highlight of President Obama's legacy....

  • Letterman 'wrapping things up,' to retire in 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman's departure from the late-night realm won't just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV. During a taping of Thursday's edition of "Late Show," Letterman startled his audience with the news...

  • Review: Fire TV device great, but not fully ready

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voice search on top of that. But for now, it's largely promise: Many of the best features work with only a handful of video services, which...

  • Stephen Colbert shows the real purveyors of Asian stereotypes: Hollywood liberals

    Question: Who are the most prominent public purveyors of Asian stereotypes and ethnic language-mocking in America? The right answer is liberal Hollywood and Democrats. The wrong and slanderous answer is conservatives, which is what liberal performance artist/illegal-alien-amnesty lobbyist...

  • Abortion supporters build 'House of Cards' by holding fictional character as an example

    Ah, Claire. She of the tasteful (if very dark) townhouse, of the fabulous haircut that never gets windblown, of the stunning black sheath with the deep killer neckline, the ideal thing to wear when your husband says something really too vicious, and you run off, on the spur of the moment, to...

  • Study: 6-to-1 liberal bias in Hispanic TV news

    Democrats have a strong ally in Hispanic TV news provided by Univision and Telemundo, with their audience of 3 million being fed news on immigration, Obamacare and even religion with a strong leftward bias, according to a new survey of nearly 1,000 stories on the cable networks.

  • Mainstream Media Scream: On way out, Piers Morgan demands gun control

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features CNN's Piers Morgan, his last day on air, blasting the National Rifle Association and claiming he's helped push gun control with a tremendous whack.

  • Ronan Farrow crushed in ratings by 'Golden Girls' reruns; Twitter appropriately mocks

    Poor Ronan Farrow. Born to celebrity parents, a Rhodes scholar, college graduate at age 15, Cronkite Award winner, degrees from Yale and Oxford, more than 245,000 Twitter followers -- yet none of this prepared him to host a TV show.



From the Weekly Standard

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    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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