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McCain book shares why she left 'toxic' times at 'The View'

Oct. 19, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain says she decided to leave “The View” following her second day back from maternity leave in January when frequent foil Joy Behar said “I did not miss you” during a political argument. McCain, who left this summer after four years as...

Bear and Hare: Seth Meyers picture book is an animal tale

Oct. 04, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seth Meyers has dreams beyond hosting his own talk show. “I’ve long wanted to write a story about a bear and am grateful that Penguin gave me the opportunity," Meyers said in a statement Monday issued by the Penguin Random House imprint Flamingo...

Pat Robertson steps down as host of long-running '700 Club'

Oct. 01, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Pat Robertson, who turned a tiny Virginia television station into a global religious broadcasting network, is stepping down after a half-century running the “700 Club” on daily TV, the Christian Broadcasting Network announced on Friday. ...

'View' hosts say they had false positive COVID tests

Sep. 27, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The two co-hosts of “The View” whose COVID-19 tests derailed a planned interview with Vice President Kamala Harris last week said Monday that their results turned out to be false positives. Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro were pulled off the air Friday...

Q&A: Nick Cannon on talk show, overcoming backlash last year

Sep. 23, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Nick Cannon faced heavy criticism for his anti-Semitic remarks last year, he initially thought about stepping away from his lucrative TV host and producer career for good. Cannon fell into a deep depression that felt like he was “stuck in...

Kamala Harris to face panelists on 'The View' Friday

Sep. 20, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will visit “The View” studio on Friday for her sixth appearance on the daytime chat show — but her first as vice president. She'll answer questions about the pandemic, Afghanistan and other topics. Harris appeared three...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Sep. 20, 2021 08:07 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2: Sept. 26: Country singer David Frizzell is 80. Actor Kent McCord (“Adam 12”) is 79. “The Weakest Link” host Anne Robinson is 77. Singer Bryan Ferry is 76. Actor Mary Beth Hurt is 75. Singer-actor Olivia...

Jay Leno bets on reboot of Groucho Marx 1950s game show

Sep. 13, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If leaving the storied role of “The Tonight Show” host mandates retirement, Jay Leno ignored the memo. Since his longtime late-night gig ended in 2014, Leno has kept up a brisk pace. He pops up regularly on TV projects from fellow comedians Jerry...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 19-24

Sep. 13, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 19-25: Sept. 19: Actor Rosemary Harris is 94. Actor David McCallum (“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” and “NCIS”) is 88. Singer Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers is 81. Singer Sylvia Tyson of Ian and Sylvia is 81....

Ellen DeGeneres says show is 'happy place' for final season

Sep. 10, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres has a lot of ground to cover in the 19th and final season of her talk show, which she promises will be a “huge celebration.” She intends to salute longtime viewers, stroll down memory lane to revisit early appearances by fledgling...