Rush Limbaugh: Conan O’Brien ripped me off

01.02.14 6 years ago

Rush Limbaugh: Conan O’Brien ripped me off
“We were the first to discover and document how the media, all of them, will use the same word or phrase in covering a story,” said the conservative talk show host, in reaction to Conan’s bits showing how newscasters repeat the same words.

“Duck Dynasty” stars’ New Year’s Eve interview boosts Fox News ratings

Willie and Kori Robertson didn’t say anything newsworthy in their late-night interview.

Why did “Fresh Prince’s” Uncle Phil feel so real?
James Avery’s character, says Rembert Browne, “was the opposite of so many black fatherhood tales that were playing out in the media, on television, and in real life. Instead of abandoning a child, he took in an extra. It’s hard to fully express how important it was to see a character like that growing up, but it mattered tremendously. It’s why Philip Banks felt real. Mainly because you wanted him to be.”

Mindy Kaling’s “Mindy Project” character is on Tinder

Users of the matchmaking app have reported being matched with the fictional character, though it’s unclear if Kaling is behind it all.

“Downton Abbey” gets the Lego treatment
A man spent 15 hours putting together the “Downton” castle and its people as a Christmas gift for his girlfriend.

Report: “Captain America’s” Agent Carter is getting a TV spinoff
Hayley Atwell is set to take on the role after playing Peggy Carter in the movies.

Check out John Travolta on “Kirstie”
It’s a “Look Who’s Talking” reunion.

“The Big Bang Theory” is a hit in France

The CBS comedy has replaced “Desperate Housewives” as the most popular American comedy around the world. And according to Nico Case, who lived in France in 2011, “bazinga” could be heard more than “bon jour” on the streets of Paris. PLUS: “Big Bang” owes its success to classic TV.

TV Guide Network will air marathons of CW shows
“The Tomorrow People,” “The Originals” and “Reign” will be marathoned on Jan. 4, 11 and 18, respectively.

“The Walking Dead” celebrates the New Year with “Apocalypse Resolutions”
The resolution cards include one showing Daryl, with the caption: “GET NEW CLOTHES.”

“My Little Pony” does a “Mad Men” tribute

The “Friendship Is Magic” special is set in “Manehattan.”

Super Bowl will be live-streamed for free for the 3rd year in a row

But you’ll have to pay to watch the NFC Championship game.

How to avoid “Sherlock” spoilers
The British series aired in the UK on Jan. 1 — 18 days before the U.S. airing.

“Full House” meets “Some Like It Hot”
Check out John Stamos and Bob Saget dressed as the iconic Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis characters.

“HIMYM” co-creator: I watched the “Cheers” finale for inspiration

“Cried as hard as I did in 1993,” tweeted Craig Thomas.

“Top Chef’s” Gail Simmons welcomes a daughter

Dahlia Rae Abrams is the first child for the “Top Chef” judge.

ABC kicks off 2014 with spy miniseries “The Assets”

The eight-part miniseries debuting tonight tells the story of double agent Aldrich Ames, who sold American secrets to Russia.

Patricia Richardson: There will never be a “Home Improvement” reunion show

“Earl died, we can’t have one without Earl,” she says.

Check out every “Futurama” character on a single poster

See one fan’s tribute to the late sitcom.

Flavor Flav loses his mom

The former reality star’s mother, Anna Drayton, passed away on New Year’s Eve.

Joseph Ruskin, legendary “Star Trek” guest actor, dies at 89
Ruskin appeared in five “Trek” series.

With Dan Harmon’s return, “Community” feels like it’s grown up

In many ways, tonight’s two-episode Season 5 comeback for Harmon presents a sadder, wiser and more subdued show — one preferable to last season, says Alyssa Rosenberg. It “feels less elaborate and extravagant than the version of Community that Harmon used to run,” she says. PLUS: “Community” feels like “Community” again, it’s back to being weird and fun, Donald Glover’s departure hangs over the first five episodes, Joel McHale calls “Community” “The Wire of comedy,” Gillian Jacobs says the “repilot” is brilliant, NBC promotes “Greenville,” and “Community” is planning a ’70s disaster movie episode.

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