President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama has been named Time's Person of the Year.
"He's basically the beneficiary and the author of a kind of New America, a new demographic, a new cultural America that he is now the symbol of," editor Richard Stengel said on Wednesday morning's Today show.
Adam Levine, Michelle Obama
The nominations for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday. Television held a strong presence among the honorees with two of The Voice coaches, NBC's freshmen hit Smash, Ellen DeGeneres, Rachel Maddow, Kathy Griffin, Jimmy Fallon and American Idol's Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood all scoring nominations.
Looks like the Clintons share more than just a love of politics!
When President Obama addressed Myanmar earlier this week to extend the United States' hand of friendship to the longtime military-ruled state, there was one person who might not have been tuning in. Hillary Clinton, Obama's Secretary of State, appears to have fallen asleep during his speech. Judge for yourself:
Mitt Romney, Barack Obama
The Democrats and Republicans did their best to info-tain you with their party conventions. While the ultimate judgment will come in November, here are the stars who shined and dimmed during the confabs.
Their political history may be fraught with tension, but former President Bill Clinton put aside any past disagreements with Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night. The 42nd president gave a rousing speech endorsing Obama's reelection in November, slamming the far right wing of the Republican Party and...
After I realized Political Animals wasn't a pet-themed reality show and was actually about an empowered female politician, I was beyond thrilled. Any miniseries — forgive me, "television event" — that could lure Oscar-nominee Sigourney Weaver to the small screen has to be great, right? Well, yes and no. Only about 20 minutes into the premiere and I began to realize how misguided I'd been. Political Animals isn't about a strong female in government. It's just another prime-time soap featuring a woman whose power is her sexuality and whose weakness is men (yawn).
Weaver stars as...
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Arsenio Hall is returning to late-night eight years after The Arsenio Hall Show left the air.
Hall, 56, is developing a new show with CBS Television Distribution that would debut in Fall 2013. So far, the show is...
Bill Clinton and Mindy Kaling, The Today Show
Our top moments of the week:
10. Best Silent Killer: When it came time for the jury to have at the final three Survivor: South Pacific contestants, the most vicious commentary of all comes from an unexpected source —Whitney — the sweet Southern belle. "Albert, you're sleazy," she says. "Coach, you used Christianity to manipulate your whole tribe. And Sophie? You're the most condescending person I've ever met." Are you sure about that, Whitney? Because that condescending person managed to snare enough votes to win.
9. Most Biting Remark: Top Chef delivers a Christmas miracle, or perhaps just a case of...
Controversial writer Christopher Hitchens, whose works slammed religion as well as such public figures as Mother Teresa and Henry Kissinger, has died, according to the Vanity Fair. He was 62.
Hitchens, who was a contributing editor to the magazine for nearly two decades, died of pneumonia at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston after a long battle with esophageal cancer.
Chelsea Clinton will become a full-time correspondent for NBC News, according to The New York Times.
The former first daughter will begin her duties immediately and is expected to work on the "Making a Difference" segment of NBC Nightly News which spotlights people who volunteer to improve the lives of others in their community.