Joy Reid to Take Over Melissa Harris-Perry’s Former Spot on MSNBC

MSNBC’s Joy Reid will host a new program airing from 10 a.m.-Noon ET on Saturday and Sundays, taking over the timeslot left behind by...
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Actor Hasan Minhaj attends the PaleyFest New York 2016 "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" at The Paley Center for Media on October 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)

The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj to Headline White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Comedian Hasan Minhaj will be the featured entertainer for the White House correspondents' dinner later this month, the White House Correspondents’ Association announced Tuesday. "I...

Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press Wins Pulitzer Prize

Stephen Henderson honored with Pulitzer Prize.  The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press and the staff of The Boston Globe for...

Charleston Daily Mail Columnist Loses Job for Calling Michael Brown an Animal

A Charleston, W.Va., columnist has lost his job after referring to Michael Brown as an animal. According to Mediaite, Don Surber, a 30-year veteran of...
Tamron Hall appears Monday morning on 'The Today Show' with Willie Geist, Natalie Morales and Al Roker. (NBC)

It’s Official: Tamron Hall is a TODAY Show Co-Host

Tamron Hall, 43, is squeezing onto that crowded Today show couch. She was announced this morning as a new official co-host for the morning show,...

Jimmy Fallon Debuts as Host of “The Tonight Show” with Low Ratings, and the...

Jimmy Fallon picked up strong sampling during his first night as NBC’s new The Tonight Show host, yet couldn’t surpass the recent record set by a...

Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Finds New Home on The Impact Network

The Impact Network, founder and President Bishop Wayne T. Jackson is pleased to announce the diverse Impact Network line up the addition of The...

Bill O’Reilly Breaks Silence for First Time Since Leaving Fox News

“I am sad that I am not on television anymore.” With those words, Bill O’Reilly broke his silence on Monday evening, addressing listeners for the...

Ownership Is the New Step in Netflix’s Pursuit of Television Domination

For most of its rapid ascent of the TV business, Netflix Inc. has rented shows. Now it wants to own them.Like a major Hollywood...

Shonda Rhimes says ‘Scandal’ Won’t Last 8 Seasons

Shonda Rhimes is keeping it real with “Scandal” again, which comes as a shock for some fans of the show. She revealed last November she knows when and...

Stocks for Cable Companies Fall as President Obama Calls for ‘Free and Open Internet’

President Obama jumped into the debate over so-called net neutrality on Monday, and in the process sent stocks of the company's largest cable-TV operators...

Fox News Names Tucker Carlson as Greta Van Susteren’s Replacement

Tucker Carlson will take over the 7 p.m. ET timeslot formerly occupied by Greta Van Susteren on Fox News Channel, first reported by the...

Netflix to Pay Verizon for Peering Two Months After Comcast Deal

Netflix has reached a deal to pay Verizon to connect networks, the second such agreement aimed at improving the quality of the video streaming...

Hispanic Media Company Univision Buys Black News and Commentary Site “The Root”

Hispanic media company Univision Communications has acquired The Root, a top online destination for African-American news and commentary, in a bid to expand its...

Pam Oliver on her Hair, Preparation for Game Day, and the Double-Standard for Women...

Make no mistake. When it comes to sports, Pam Oliver is all about her business. So much so that she often sacrifices her good looks for...

Bill Maher Calls Out Those Comparing Islamic Extremism to Christianity

Outspoken liberal and HBO's "Real Time" host Bill Maher rarely defends Christians, but now he is calling out those who are comparing Islam to...

PBS Show ‘Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly’ to End After 20-Year Run

“Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly,” an award-winning weekly public television series, will end early next year after a 20-year run. The last episode will air on Feb....

Dori J. Maynard Remembered as a Relentless Crusader for Diversity in Media

Journalism lost a courageous soldier this week. Dori J. Maynard, 56, who died Tuesday of lung cancer, didn't report in combat zones. She had no...

Essence Holds Event to Honor Black Women in Hollywood

In a word, Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood event was magical. #BlackGirlMagic was in full effect at the Beverly Wilshire to celebrate the day’s honorees:...

Larry Wilmore on TV Diversity, HBO’s ‘Insecure,’ and the Black Vote in 2016

In a new interview, Larry Wilmore discusses the new comedy he co-created for HBO and what he misses about ‘The Nightly Show.’It’s been less...