Aasif Mandvi’s ‘Daily Show’ interview gets GOP official fired

10.24.13 4 years ago

Aasif Mandvi’s “Daily Show” interview gets GOP official fired

According to the Buncombe County Republican chairman, Don Yelton made “offensive, uniformed and unacceptable” comments on Wednesday’s “Daily Show,” including blasting “lazy black people that wants the government to give them everything.”

E! got scooped on its Kim Kardashian-Kanye West exclusive proposal video
The co-founder of YouTube posted the engagement video before E!

Ken Jennings reunites with the woman who ended his “Jeopardy!” winning streak
Kathy Zerg beat Jennings in 2004 after he appeared in 75 episodes.

Tony Shalhoub OK after car crash outside Paramount Studios
The actor was rear-ended this afternoon.

CW doing another period drama, this one set in 1930s Hollywood

“Players” centers on a Midwestern woman who ends up in Hollywood’s starmaking machine after coming to town to avenge hers sister’s death.

NASA helps create a “Space Racers” cartoon for kids

NASA hopes to educate children about space using a show about five “talented young spaceships.”

Kathryn Hahn reunites with Adam Scott for “Greatest Event in Television History”

She’ll be part of the next installment, which has yet to be revealed.

“Dr. Phil” is losing ground to “Ellen” and “Live”

“Live With Kelly & Michael” and “Ellen” are close to surpassing the No. 1 Dr. Phil show.

“Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” vs. “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood”
Which of the two pairs does the most “double-dipping” of actors, Shonda Rhimes or Jason Katims?

“Grey’s Anatomy” got permission to use tonight’s superglue procedure
Jamie Arliss, whose life was saved when medical superglue was injected into a tumor in her heart, gave the show permission to use her story. PLUS: Is there hope for Callie and Arizona?

“Survivor’s” Brad Culpepper: “I’m not misogynistic, I’m not sexist, I’m not racist”
“I’m not any of the things that were said,” says this week’s ousted “Survivor” contestant.

That “Homeland” twist wasn’t so bad
“Were fans fooled?” says Verne Gay. “Sure, but that seems hardly the worst offense here – the greater one being an offense against logic. But at least the show has shed the shackles that threatened to tie it down, and in a way, already have.” PLUS: 7 ways to fix “Homeland.”

Lesbians are all over TV — what about gay men?

“On television, women longing for other women may be hot,” says Willa Paskin, “but men longing for other men is still decidedly not. TV”s gay men hardly ever get any action, and you will rarely see a bisexual guy falling for another man, and certainly never in a story line that could be described as swoony.” PLUS: Are lesbians really having a TV moment?

“The Crazy Ones” books Adriana Lima
She’ll play herself days before appearing on CBS’ Victoria’s Secret special.

Danielle Fishel fights back after being called a “fat cougar”

Fishel didn’t take kindly to comments calling her fat in her wedding gown. PLUS: William Daniels reads Mr. Feeny’s best “Boy Meets World” quotes.

How “Family Guy” will welcome back Cleveland
The “He’s Bla-ack” will come with some conflict.

See the young Samantha Jones with the young Carrie Bradshaw

Lindsey Gort talks about her new “Carrie Diaries” role.

Which shows are experiencing the sophomore slump?

“The Mindy Project” is struggling, “Revolution” is seeing all-time lows, while “Chicago Fire” and “Nashville” are doing well.

Why did Adam DeVine come up with “Adam DeVine’s House Party”?

The Comedy Central show, premiering tonight, aims to showcase standup comedians off the stage.

“Breaking Bad’s” Vince Gilligan talks about his lifelong relationship with books

At a Los Angeles Public Library event, Gilligan remembers growing up and spending lots of time in the library. PLUS: Check out early 2000s Aaron Paul.

Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” hires the daughter of Anna Wintour

The Vogue boss’ daughter, Bee Shaffer, will work as a segment producer for Meyers. PLUS: Vogue publishes Meyers’ wedding photos.

“Without a Trace’s” Marianne Jean-Baptiste joins NBC’s “Believe”

She’ll recur on the midseason drama.

Amy Poehler: How I’m prepping for the Golden Globes

Poehler jokes to Ellen about going on a juice diet. PLUS: Ellen shows Poehler a bunch of scary pranks.

See how TV kids have aged
From “Mad Men’s” Kiernan Shipka to “Game of Thrones'” Maisie Williams.

Starz developing a bank robber drama set in the ’70s
“Most Wanted” revolves around a bank robber on the FBI Ten Most Wanted list.

“Mad Men” makeup artist: We have to shave Jon Hamm sometimes 2 to 3 times a day
Hamm’s beard grows fast during the long hours they work.

Americans can buy the official “Downton Abbey” wine before the British
The “Downton” official Bordeaux collection makes its American debut on Nov. 1, weeks before its UK debut.

Watch TBS’ “Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host” teaser
Staring D.L. Hughley and Michael Ian Black.

MTV’s O.C. nursing reality show premieres tonight, with controversy

“Scrubbing In,” a show about traveling nurses,” has led to some outrage in the local Orange County nursing community.

Check out “The Woody Allen Show”
In 1965, Woody Allen filmed a TV special in Britain.

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