E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic has already sat down with some of Hollywood's top stars, but now the cable network is giving her a permanent place to do it. E! is set to announce Beyond Candid With Giuliana, a new series of specials set to launch next month.
Beyond Candid will premiere in February with three new one-hour interviews, starting with pop star and former Disney Channel actress Demi Lovato on Monday, Feb. 3 at 10/9c.
Other interview specials next month include one with actress Melissa Joan Hart on Monday, Feb. 17 at 10/9c; and Fox News anchor and former The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Monday, Feb. 24 at 10/9c.
Our top moments of the week:
8. Don't Caption This Award: MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry lands in hot water during her "What's So Funny About 2013?" segment when her panelists, actress Pia Glenn and comedian Dean Obeidallah, take aim at Mitt Romney's grandson Kieran, who is black. "One of these things is not like the others; one of these things is not the same," Glenn says after the family's Christmas photo pops up. Obeidallah adds: "I think that this picture is great. It really sums up the diversity of the Republican Party. The RNC — at the convention — they find the one black person." Harris-Perry chimes in as well, joking that...
The Duck Dynasty family says there is no bad blood with A&E after the controversy surrounding patriarch Phil Robertson's anti-gay comments.
During Fox News' New Year's Eve special, Willie Robertson told anchorsBill Hemmer and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, "A&E and us are fine [and] we're looking forward to getting back to making some funny shows. It's a new year, so we're ready to break in a new year and start all over again"
Count Julie Chen among those who are not fans of Jenny McCarthy on The View.
The Big Brother host appeared on Howard Stern's radio show this week, along with her Talkco-host Sharon Osbourne, and had some less-than-flattering things to say about The View's decision to add McCarthy to its roundtable earlier this year.
They yap, they yammer, they sometimes even yell, but where would we be without our trusty talk-show hosts? Their programs pep us up for the day ahead and soothe us into slumber at night — that is, when they're not shocking the heck out of us! Here are the biggest, wildest, funniest and, yes, even the most tragic moments from the great wide world of chat.