John Oliver on guest-hosting ‘The Daily Show’: ‘The ratings are going to go down’

05.31.13 5 years ago

John Oliver on guest-hosting “The Daily Show”: “The ratings are going to go down”
“Ice is cold, and the ratings of this show are going to go down in the summer,” he says. “Add to that the fact that I”m here, so you”ll have your regular summer decline and that will become a more elemental nosedive.”

Jeff Probst, e-mailing from the “Survivor” set, recalls his date with Katie Couric
“What I remember most about the date is how nervous I was and how little I offered to the conversation,” says Probst, who never asked for a 2nd date because he didn’t have her number. PLUS: Yes, “Survivor” will have family members next season, Probst confirms.

California woman becomes the 2nd “Wheel of Fortune” player to ever win $1M
How did Autumn Erhard pull it off?

“Does Someone Have To Go?” drops in 2nd week, “Mike & Molly” finale dips
The workplace reality show fell 23% from its disappointing debut. PLUS: Nepotism wins on “Does Someone Have to Go?”

Jacoby Jones hopes to avoid the “Dancing with the Stars” curse on NFL players

As ESPN points out, “the four active NFL players to participate on DWTS before Jones — Jason Taylor, Chad Johnson, Hines Ward and Donald Driver — failed to play a full season in the year they competed on the show and all were either on different teams or retired by the following season.”

“GMA” wins its first May sweeps since 1994

“Good Morning America” had averaged 5.704 million total viewers to “Today’s”  4.783 million.

See images from the final “Skins” season, including “Game of Thrones” star Hannah Murray

Murray will reprise her Cassie role in one of three “Skins” films to mark the end of the teen series.

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