Katie Couric’s RGB Coverup Shows How We Ended Up With Trump
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyThe mainstream media’s credibility took another big hit this week. Katie Couric, the former co-host of NBC’s Today show, revealed in a new memoir that she chose not to air some controversial comments made to her five years ago by the sainted Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, involving RBG’s criticism of NFL players like Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem.Couric says she was “conflicted” because she was a “big RBG fan,news.yahoo.com
Katie Couric admits she edited out controversial Ginsburg comments on athletes kneeling
Former Today anchor Katie Couric admits that she purposefully edited out comments that the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader […] The post Katie Couric admits she edited out controversial Ginsburg comments on athletes kneeling appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Who has been your favorite celebrity guest host of ‘Jeopardy!’ so far?
With rumors swirling on the internet that “Jeopardy!” executive producer Mike Richards is going to replace the late and great Alex Trebek as host of the show, we wanted to know: Who was your favorite guest host over the past few months?
The internet is obsessed with Aaron Rodgers guest-hosting ‘Jeopardy!’
Ever since Alex Trebek sadly died last year, America’s favorite game show, “Jeopardy!” has been rotating through a number of different hosts, including longtime contestant Ken Jennings, journalist Katie Couric, and now, NFL superstar Aaron Rodgers.
Fox meteorologist Dean turns into fierce Cuomo critic
(AP Photo)NEW YORK – To Fox News Channel's Janice Dean, New York Gov. “He needs to go to jail!” she thundered on “Fox & Friends.”Dean isn't a political commentator — she's Fox's senior meteorologist. AdYet Dean has made some dubious public claims about the impact of Cuomo's nursing home order and another news organization's coverage. Stories emerged about the lengths to which the governor and his staff went to conceal the number of virus deaths among New York nursing home residents. Best is also seen holding a sign saying, “Cuomo killed my mother.”___Dean waves off thoughts of a political future, but others don't.
Tokyo Olympics opening ceremonies will air live in US
Pressure is building on Japanese organizers and the IOC to explain exactly how they plan to hold the Tokyo Olympics in the midst of a pandemic. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)U.S. viewers will get to watch the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics live. Since Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of New York, interested U.S. residents will be watching the July 23 ceremonies on NBC at 7 a.m. EDT, 4 a.m. EDT in Los Angeles. Molly Solomon, the executive producer and president of NBC Olympics Production, said the global significance of gathering in Tokyo during the pandemic, as well as changing viewing habits, were the main factors in deciding to air the opening live in the morning for the first time. Solomon said the past nine months since the Tokyo Games were postponed have been spent refining coverage plans, including reducing how many people will be taken to Japan.
Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik to be 'Jeopardy!' guest hosts
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik, Aaron Rodgers and journalist Bill Whitaker are among the future guest hosts who will fill in for the late Alex Trebek on “Jeopardy!”The show announced Wednesday that Couric, the journalist and former “Today” show host, will become the first woman ever to host the show. The show has opted to use a series of interim guest hosts rather than immediately find permanent replacements. Ken Jennings, considered the show's greatest champion, is currently serving as the first guest host. “The show has been so special to me over the years.”Whitaker, a “60 Minutes” correspondent, will also be a guest host. The show will make a donation to the guest hosts' charity of choice that matches the total dollar amount won by contestants during their run.
Ginsburg's style was more than a subtle courtroom statement
Ginsburg's collars were more than a subtle statement every time she entered the courtroom. Ginsburg’s casket is to be on view beginning Wednesday at the Supreme Court, outside at the top of the court’s iconic steps, and later privately at the Capitol. There were lace ones and beaded ones, white ones and multicolored ones, handmade ones and ones any member of the public could purchase. Ginsburg wore scrunchies for so long that the 1980s accessory went out of fashion and then came back in style. “I have been wearing scrunchies for years,” Ginsburg told The Wall Street Journal in 2018 for an article about the hair tie's resurgence.
Shakira, Dwayne Johnson highlight coronavirus equity concert
NEW YORK Dwayne Johnson will host and Shakira, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson will perform on a globally broadcast concert calling on world leaders to make coronavirus tests and treatment available and equitable for all. The advocacy organization Global Citizen and the European Commission announced Monday that Global Goal: Unite for Our Future The Concert will air on June 27. The concert will also feature appearances from Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, Kerry Washington, Salma Hayek and David Beckham. It will be broadcast on NBC in the U.S. and other television stations, radio stations, websites and streaming outlets around the world. The event aims to lift up the global community that is tackling equitable access to healthcare, and other enormous injustices facing our world, Johnson said in a statement.
Why Jennifer Garner Won't Let 13-Year-Old Daughter Violet Join Instagram
Although Jennifer Garner is endlessly entertaining on Instagram, she's not a fan of the social media app for her children. The 47-year-old actress appeared on Katie Couric's podcast, Next Question With Katie Couric, on Thursday, and explained why she didn't want her eldest child with her ex-husband, Ben Affleck -- 13-year-old daughter Violet -- to join Instagram. Garner said the question of Violet joining Instagram has come up. While Garner's children -- including 10-year-old Seraphina and 7-year-old Samuel -- are not allowed to join Instagram, they do occasionally film her for it. For more, watch the video below: Why Jennifer Garner Says Prepping for Halloween With Her Kids Is Getting Harder (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Watch Jennifer Garner Sing Onstage at Save the Children's Centennial CelebrationJennifer Garners Kids Have the Meanest Nickname for HerInside Ben Affleck's Healthier Lifestyle and Relationship With Ex Jennifer Garner 1 Year After Entering Rehab
Jennifer Garners Kid Films Her Crying During 'Sound of Music' Screening
Jennifer Garner is showing her love for Julie Andrews! The 47-year-old actress took to Instagram on Thursday to post a video of herself attending a sing-a-long screening of The Sound of Music at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California. "When your kid catches you misty-eyed at the Sound of Music sing-a-long. Even with her obvious love for her kids, Garner did have a bone to pick with them about one thing -- their unwillingness to participate in a group costume for Halloween. RELATED CONTENT: Jennifer Garner Surprises Crowd By Singing at Save the Children's Centennial Celebration Embed Code RestartWatch Jennifer Garner Sing Onstage at Save the Children's Centennial CelebrationJennifer Garner Talks Halloween Plans With Her Kids and Why It's 'Harder'Jennifer Garners Kids Have the Meanest Nickname for Her
Katie Couric apologizes for "misleading" edit in documentary
Katie Couric is taking responsibility for a "dramatic pause" that was edited into her documentary "Under the Gun." The pause came while Couric spoke with members of the Virginia Citizens' Defense League about the ease of obtaining a gun. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has the latest on Couric's apology.cbsnews.com