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Ready to be Roasted: David Hasselhoff Says "Bring it on!"

David Hasselhoff

In commercials for the Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (airing Sunday, August 15, 10/9c), the actor gamely acknowledges the abundance of material that is likely to be slung at him at the legendary no-holds-barred event: Knight Rider, Baywatch, the undying devotion of his German fans to his music and, of course, "the video." That's the infamous clip from 2007 in which one of Hasselhoff's two daughters pleads with her shirtless, intoxicated father to stop drinking, all while he munches on a hamburger. It will all be easy fodder for confirmed roasters like... read more

Stars Come Out for TV Guide Magazine's "Power List" Party

Kathy Griffin and Joan Rivers

TV Guide Magazine threw a hot party last night at New York's trendy Gilt at the Palace Hotel to celebrate the publication of "The Power List," TV's 25 most influential people—and its 3000th issue.

There were Real Housewives dishing and dissing, White Collar's hunky Matt Bomer (one of TV Guide Magazine's new cover boys) wowing the crowd and Kathy Griffin proudly showing off her "date": Joan Rivers!

Here are a few tidbits we gathered from the attendees...

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Kelly Osbourne, Joan Rivers Among Upcoming Guest Hosts on The View

Kelly Osbourne, Joan Rivers

Kelly Osbourne, Joan Rivers and others will join the roundtable discussion on The View as guest hosts, ABC announced Thursday.

Rivers, who has appeared on the show more than... read more

WE TV Taps Joan Rivers, Wayne Newton for New Series

Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers

Joan Rivers and Wayne Newton are just two of the new faces coming to WE TV's new slate of programming, which the cable channel announced Tuesday.

Rivers will star alongside her daughter, Melissa Rivers, in the reality series Mother Knows Best. The show, set to premiere later this year, will follow the elder Rivers as she moves in with her daughter, her... read more

Top Moments: Strange Decisions from Miley Cyrus, Kate Gosselin and More

Kate Gosselin and Miley Cyrus

We saw some classic misjudgments this week: Questionable dancing, talking too much, crushing your own knuckles, cooking a human heart — wait, what? The last two, mercifully, are make-believe. The first two unfortunately aren't. It was a huge week for not-so-great decisions, even if we don't include one by a certain New Hampshire resident. Welcome to Top Moments, strange-decisions edition. read more

Joan Rivers Asks How'd You Get So Rich?

Joan Rivers

Ever pass ridiculously over-the-top mansions and ask yourself how those people became so well-off? Joan Rivers has, and she's about to knock on some very expensive doors to get the answer in her new series How'd You Get So Rich?

See how Joan Rivers has changed through the years

"I always would pass by places in the strangest cities — huge houses, big money, gorgeous cars — and always would say, 'How'd they get so rich?'" Rivers told TVGuide.com at the show's launch party. "So I thought: Wouldn't it be fun to do a show where you just go to the door and ask them."

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Kathy Griffin to Roast Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers and Kathy Griffin

Comedy Central will finally see some girl-on-girl roasting: Kathy Griffin will serve as Roast Master at Comedy Central's Roast of Joan Rivers, the network announced. The pairing is the first all-female Roast Master and Roastee in the franchise's history.

Who else has been roasted? Check out Comedy Central's past Roasts

"It will be my distinct pleasure to honor a true comedy legend. The One and Only, The Great, Joan Rivers," Griffin said in a statement. "I mean, not that Pam Anderson wasn't a comedy legend or anything... Let's just say it will be an evening of highs and lows. I will be roasting Joan with more ...
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Celebrity Apprentice Winner Joan Rivers on Annie Duke's Harsh Words

Joan Rivers, Donald Trump

Newly "hired" Joan Rivers gave her competitor Annie Duke a big hug after winning the final face-off on Celebrity Apprentice — but that doesn't mean the two will be friendly any time soon.

"We're not going to be BFFs," Rivers told TVGuide.com about her future interactions with the famous poker player. "It's a shame, because I think she's a brilliant poker player, but she plays life like poker and I don't. I play life like ... read more

VIDEO: Annie Duke Speaks Out on Joan Rivers' "Hitler" Comment

It's been a fiery season of Celebrity Apprentice — especially between finalists Joan Rivers and Annie Duke.

The poker champ stopped by TV Guide Network's TV Watercooler to set the record straight about their feud and about Rivers' comment that Duke is "worse than Hitler." She also opened up about whether the fighting on the show has been real and how she feels about Melissa Rivers' critical Twitter posts about her.

Plus: Find out what special gift Duke received that helps channel her anger toward Joan and Melissa Rivers.

Watch the video after the jump.

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Cheers: Z Will Rock You!

Paulie Z, Gilbert Gottfried, David Z and Joey C. by Jennifer Graylock/IFC

Cheers to TV's most unexpectedly grade-A treat: Z-Rock. If This is Spinal Tap and Curb Your Enthusiasm had a baby, it'd look like IFC's semi-improvised comedy series about Z02, a real-life Brooklyn metal band by night who pay the bills by playing kids' music as the Z Brothers by day. The power trio's members are surprisingly adept actors, and they're ably supported by stand-up Lynne Koplitz as their foul-mouthed but loving manager — she's like a sexier Susie Essman. Aptly, the guest list includes comics (Joan Rivers, Gilbert Gottfried) and rockers (just wait til you see the Z Brothers play a bris with Blues Traveler's John Popper). In short, Z rocks!• Share your own raves and rants about other shows on the Reader Cheers & Jeers discussion board.• We may feature your Cheer or Jeer on TVGuide.com or in TV Guide magazine! read more

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