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Mike Huckabee Criticizes Natalie Portman's Out-of-Wedlock Pregnancy

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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is criticizing Natalie Portman for glamorizing out-of-wedlock pregnancy.

During a radio appearance on The Michael Medved Show, Huckabee agreed with the radio host that seeing a visibly pregnant Portman on stage at Sunday's Academy Awards was "problematic" because she is not married to her fiancé and Black Swan choreographer, Benjamin Millepied.

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2010 Midterm Elections Coverage: What to Watch

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Here's a breakdown of what kind of 2010 midterm elections coverage you can expect and where:

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8/7c: Co-anchors George Stephanopoulos and Diane Sawyer will interrupt the Dancing With the Stars results show with live updates.

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Kris Allen Jams with Mike Huckabee

Kris Allen, Mike Huckabee

Forget Adam Lambert and Jamie Foxx. Kris Allen's first post-American Idol duet is with a former Republican presidential candidate: Mike Huckabee.

Allen, a Conway, Ark., native, teamed with Huckabee, the ex-governor of his home state, for a duet of The Beatles' "Yesterday" on Huckabee's Fox News Channel talk show, scheduled to air Saturday.

Huckabee, who often jams along with his musical guests, backed up the Season 8 champ on ...
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Mike Huckabee: From Post-candidacy to Punditocracy

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What's a former governor and presidential candidate to do when it's all over? For Mike Huckabee, it's heading to TV. In a move similar to many a retired sports star, the 2008 Republican White House hopeful has joined the Fox News Channel's series America's Election HQ as a contributing pundit.Huckabee, who was previously governor of Arkansas, withdrew his candidacy in March, when John McCain's delegate count qualified him as the presumptive GOP pick. Per Variety, former governor will now be a regular contributor to HQ. Will you be tuning in for his analyses? If we're lucky, maybe he'll invite celeb fan Chuck Norris to the set. — Anna DimondUse our Online Video Guide to see some of Huckabee's previous TV appearances. read more

The TV Weekend: Oscars and SNL

It was Oscar's 80th birthday, but it only felt like Sunday night's show went on for 70 years. (Official count: three hours, 20 minutes.) It’s an annual ritual, beating up on the annual Academy Awards broadcast for being too long, bloated, boring. That can especially be a problem when the show is as free of surprise as this year's was — true, Marion Cotillard's victory over Julie Christie for best actress was unexpected (though well earned), and I loved her gracious and giddy speech (one of the night's few truly memorable and spontaneous moments), but seriously, how many people saw either of their movies?In a year when most of the major film contenders fell something short of cultural phenomena, it's up to the host to make the show relevant and dynamic. Jon Stewart had his work cut out for him, with precious little prep time thanks to the writers’ strike, not to mention the preoccupation of an ongoing, historic presidential campaign that inspired some of his best jokes... read more

Cheers: SNL's Barack Obama Speaks!

Fred Armisen as Senator Barack Obama on Saturday Night Live by Dana Edelson/NBC Photo

Cheers to Saturday Night Live for pulling out all the stops with its first post-strike episode. Fred Armisen's Barack Obama impression was surprisingly subtle: The hardest part, Armisen tells TV Guide exclusively, was "figuring out the volume of his voice. It seems to be a combination of loud and not so loud at the same time. Even when he is being emotional, there is a calmness to him." SNL scored big with delightful cameos from Obama Girl, Steve Martin and Gov. Mike Huckabee (whose future may not lie in the White House but at the Chuckle Hut). Plus, the Annuale commercial parody was an instant classic, and Bill Hader's spoof of Daniel Day-Lewis was dead-on. And how cool was it to see Tina "Bitch is the New Black" Fey return to the real 30 Rock, but this time as guest host? Welcome back, Tina — and SNL!Related:• Saturday Night Live's Ratings? Seriously Good• Read and react to Bruce's opinions on American Idol, Top Model and more!• Share your own raves and rants a... read more

Conan-Colbert Brawl

Uh-oh! Looks like Conan O’Brien and Stephen Colbert’s tiff over who’s really responsible for Huckabee’s fame has reached a new level—we’re talking the ass-kicking kind! Last night, both Colbert and John Stewart appeared on Conan’s show to duke it out like men. Oh, and it was ugly too—bats were swinging, trash cans were flying and they even busted out a blow torch. It was no holds barred, we tell you! read more

This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Election

24 states, 1 nation—It’s gonna be mayhem out at the voting booths today! That’s right; Super Tuesday is upon us and it’s time for the gloves to come off. But imagine if the election was decided with some healthy gladiator-style competition… perhaps some jousting? Let this hard-core mash-up featuring the frontrunners (alongside the Hulkster) be our unique way of reminding you not to forget to vote today! Watch it now! | More online videosYour take: If push came to shove, which candidate looks like they would be the fiercest Gladiator of them all? read more

Huckabee's Victory a Bargain Compared to Obama's

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Not only did Mike Huckabee best all other Republican contenders in Thursday's Iowa caucuses, collecting 35 percent of the GOP vote, he did so while ponying up a fraction of what Barack Obama did to claim victory among his own party (earning 38 percent of the Democratic lovin'). With candidates overall spending on Iowa-targeted TV spots quintuple what they did in '04, Obama's campaign shelled out more than $9.5 million, more than any other contender. And Huckabee? A mere $1.4 million. Now that's priceless. — Ben Katner read more

A Robin Lands on Letterman, While Leno Hearts Huckabee

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Late Show with David Letterman returns on Wednesday not only with his writing staff (see our Strike Watch blog) but Robin Williams as his lead-off guest, says the AP. Also onboard for the evening is Shooter Jennings, with Donald Trump bumped to Friday. On Thursday, Dave welcomes Bill Maher, Ellen Page and a performance from Broadway's Young Frankenstein.Meanwhile, all eyes are on the late-night talkers that have not hammered out an agreement with the WGA (as Worldwide Pants' Letterman and Craig Ferguson did), and thus might have a harder time luring talent across a picket line. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tonight Show with Jay Leno is expected to have former Arkansas governor and White House hopeful Mike Huckabee as its first guest.Related:• WGA Plans "Intense" Pressure on Returning Late-night Shows• Letterman, Ferguson to Return with Writers, Thanks to WGA Deal read more

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