A&E suspended Phil Robertson because his comparison of homosexuality to bestiality was over-the-line
According to The Wrap, A&E Networks CEO Nancy Dubuc ultimately made the decision to suspend the “Duck Dynasty” star because his remarks to GQ were in conflict with “the fundamental values of the company.” PLUS: The White House had a pool going on which reporter would ask President Obama a “Duck Dynasty” question at today’s press conference (nobody asked), Bristol Palin lends her support for Robertson, crisis experts weigh in, 9 questions you were too embarrassed to ask about “Duck Dynasty,” and A&E has many “Duck” marathons planned over the next week.
Patton Oswalt unveils a standup special promo shot in reverse
Watch the “forward” and “reverse” versions of Oswalt’s Epix special promo for “Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time.”
Here are your holiday TV marathons, events and specials
From TBS’ “A Christmas Story” marathon to “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
George R.R. Martin will host a screening of every “Game of Thrones” episode at his New Mexico theater
For 12 weeks, starting Jan. 6, Martin will screen three shows per week, one night a week.
“Heroes” alum Jack Coleman surfaces on “CSI”
He’ll guest as a pastor whose teen daughter suddenly dies.
Nickelodeon renews “The Thundermans”
The live-action superhero kids’ comedy will be back for Season 2.
Shortly before joining “SNL,” Will Ferrell performed for the O.J. Simpson jury
As Ferrell recalls to Jimmy Kimmel, he was a member of the Groundlings when he and his fellow comedy troupe members were asked to entertain the O.J. jury.
“Real” from “Real Chance of Love” undergoes cancer-removal surgery
Ahmad “Real” Givens had a cancerous growth removed from his colon on Wednesday.
Judd Apatow talks to Jay Leno about interviewing him in 1983
A teenage Apatow had a knack for interviewing comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld.
“The Sing-Off” to have a “We Belong” finale
Pat Benatar will be joined by Pentatonix and Neil Geraldo to perform her 1984 hit.
Sofia Vergara butchers a Christmas carol her “Modern Family” co-stars
Watch the video of her attempt to sing “Jingle Bells,” shared by Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Writer on NBC’s “Believe” commits suicide
Ned Vizzini, who is best known for his book “It”s Kind of a Funny Story,” which was adapted as a Zach Galifianakis film, was found dead at age 32. Vizzini was a writer on the J.J. Abrams NBC drama.