Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, and the cast of Duck Dynasty are among Barbara Walters' picks for the 10 most fascinating people of 2013.
Billy Crystal, Jimmy Fallon
This week, Billy Crystal revealed the little-known true origins of Duck Dynasty in an interview with Jimmy Fallon, while Jimmy Kimmel hosted "Modern Family Feud" with the young cast members of Modern Family. Yahoo! released a spoof of ESPN's 30 for 30 about the basketball game in Space Jam, Scott Porter took TVGuide.com on a tour of the Hart of Dixie set, and a Russian police choir sang Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Duck Dynasty's missing scarecrow has been found, but it's not a happy ending!
According to the Cherokee Tribune, after the Uncle Si Robertson scarecrow went missing in Ball Ground, Ga., police received a tip that it was spotted at the residence of a local resident. But when the police arrived, they only found...
The Robertson clan are celebrating Halloween on Wednesday's season finale of Duck Dynasty, but Jase is not exactly getting into the spooky spirit.
Much to his wife Missy's dismay, Jase refuses to dress up for their church's annual trick-or-treat event. (Willie, meanwhile, goes for a Freddie Kruger/Jason hybrid that Jase likens to "some kind of hobo cowboy.")
In this week's episode of Duck Dynasty, Miss Kay plays matchmaker for her son Willie— but not in that way.
Quack attack! After three days' worth of DVR usage was included, the A&E hit's season premiere on Aug. 14 drew a whopping 16.3 million viewers. "This show reaches a big swath of America," says David McKillop, A&E's executive vice president of programming. "This is not a boutique or niche show."
It's time for a reality-TV reality check. Even top executives and producers admit that the genre has become tired — an overload of singing battles, food challenges, screaming housewives and dating competitions. "We've been in a huge reality drought," says Greg Goldman, the new president of Studio Lambert USA, which produces Undercover Boss.
The broadcast networks continue to coast on the enduring success of veteran franchises like Survivor, but they're not minting many new hits. In cable, the success of docuseries like the Real Housewives franchise and Love & Hip Hop has led to a glut of such shows.
But a shake-up may finally be on the way. CBS recently named a new head of reality TV, Chris Castallo, while Fox is looking to fill the top job in its alternative department (which infamous reality kingpin Mike Darnell vacated at the end of July). There's also a new head of unscripted TV at AMC, while TruTV and A&E, both big reality networks, have new bosses.
Duck Dynasty star Jase Robertson claims he was a victim of "facial profiling" in New York City recently.
During an interview on Live! With Kelly and Michael last week, Robertson revealed that he was escorted out of a New York City hotel because a staff member thought he was homeless.
Kay and Phil
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13. Best Sequel: In case you haven't seen Bar Mitzvah boy Sam Horowitz's amazing YouTube video, or for those who simply can't get enough, Good Morning America invites Horowitz to perform in Times Square. Billed as his "Broadway debut," Horowitz once again brings the goods and does a fine job breaking in the parquet laid down especially for him. The most adorable thing? Horowitz can be heard panting, trying to catch his breath as Josh Elliott interviews his mom.
12. Best Curveball: While serving as the bartender of the evening on...
Now this is something to quack about.
The cast of A&E's runaway hit reality series Duck Dynasty has received big raises the day before Season 4 premieres, Deadline reports.
Duck Dynasty and 23 more (not-so) guilty pleasures
After prolonged talks, the Robertsons will earn...