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  • Alt-Oscars: Trump backers tuning out Academy Awards, because Meryl Streep

    Supporters of President Trump are calling for a boycott of Sunday’s Oscars, a celebration that brings together the two things conservatives hate most: the “liberal” media and the Hollywood elite.

  • Nevada expert Jon Ralston on his plan to reinvent local news and why the Silver State swung blue

    Jon Ralston, NBC News Analyst, appears on “Meet the Press” in Washington, D.C. in 2016. Jon Ralston found himself in an odd position among political pundits on Nov. 8: He was one of the few who got his part right. In the days before the election, the longtime Nevada journalist and commentator all but called the crucial swing state for Democrat Hillary Clinton based on early voting numbers.

  • Trump TV? Son-in-law reportedly had talk with investor about postelection venture

    For months, Donald Trump has denied reports that he is quietly considering the launch of a television network or streaming service should he lose the presidential election. “I have no interest in a media company,” Trump told the Washington Post last month. Kushner is one of Trump’s top campaign advisers.

  • Donald Trump: ‘I’m not OK with Anderson Cooper, who treats me very unfairly’

    Republican nominee Donald Trump says he’s ready to go toe to toe with Hillary Clinton in the upcoming presidential debates, but believes the moderators of the first two — NBC’s Lester Holt, ABC’s Martha Raddatz and CNN’s Anderson Cooper — may treat him unfairly. “By the way, Lester is a Democrat,” Trump told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly on Monday night. According to Time magazine, which cited New York voter registration records, the “NBC Nightly News” host has been registered as a Republican since 2003.

  • Dr. Oz on Trump interview: ’I’m not going to ask him questions he doesn’t want to have answered’

    Trump will appear on “The Dr. Oz Show” on Thursday. When Donald Trump appears on “The Dr. Oz Show” on Thursday, the Republican nominee will reveal “his own personal health regimen,” according to a press release. Just don’t expect him to reveal the results of his recent physical — and don’t expect any probing from Dr. Mehmet Oz, the show’s host.

  • Watch Anchor’s Awkward On-Air Pregnancy Announcement

    One meteorologist’s on-camera pregnancy announcement was news indeed — to her broadcast TV colleagues, whose hilariously confused reaction to the surprise interruption of their regular programming has gone viral on Facebook. 

  • 16 Classic TV Shows to Watch With Your Kids

    Remember, even though these shows are old to you, they're new to your kids.

  • Elmo’s Tour of Sesame Street: Then and Now

    Sesame Street has undergone a number of changes for its 46th season: a new network (HBO), character (Nina, a bilingual Hispanic woman, to be voiced by Suki Lopez), and format (30 minutes instead of an hour); an updated theme song; and an entirely refreshed set.

  • Ellen DeGeneres and Wife Portia De Rossi Have a ‘Kid’

    Everyone can stop asking Ellen DeGeneres when she’s going to have a kid now. The talk show host, with wife Portia de Rossi, just adopted a 9-week-old puppy named Kid. 

  • Hidden ‘Easter Eggs’ on the New ‘Sesame Street’ Set

    Sesame Street kicks off its 46th season on Saturday — and parents and kids alike will have fun spotting “easter eggs” hidden around the brand new set.

  • Chris Evans: ‘Top Gear Atmosphere Was Like Armageddon When I Joined’

    There’s no denying that Top Gear bosses had quite a difficult 2015 when their hit BBC Two programme was thrown into chaos after host Jeremy Clarkson reportedly punched a producer in the face following a “fracas” over a cold meat platter. With the Beeb left with no choice but to sack the star, co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May also left and producers had to find themselves a brand new host to carry the show. 49-year-old Chris Evans was the lucky one to nab the prestigious role, and now he admits that when he first joined Top Gear the atmosphere in the office “felt like Armageddon”.

  • ‘I Love Lucy’ and the Cuba of America’s dreams

    Lucille Ball and her husband, Desi Arnaz, on the set of “I Love Lucy,” circa 1955. (Photo: CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)

  • ‘Flip or Flop’ Star Meets Fan Who Saved His Life

    “I stopped the TV, rewound it, watched a few more episodes, and I’m like, there’s definitely something there, I need to get the message to him.”   El Moussa had been to the doctor who told him nothing was wrong, but said that receiving a note from Read was the push he needed to get a second opinion — a decision that saved his life. El Moussa was diagnosed with thyroid cancer that had spread to his lymph nodes, and underwent thyroid radioactive iodine therapy immediately after. Thyroid cancer isn’t common in the United States, according to the Mayo Clinic, but rates of the cancer are increasing — possibly because of new technology that allows for earlier detection.

  • Tim Gunn on ‘Project Runway Junior’ Teen Contestants: ‘The Future Couldn’t Look Brighter’

    Tim Gunn has been teaching Project Runway contestants to “make it work” for more than a decade. The latest spinoff of Lifetime’s popular TV franchise, which premieres Thursday, Nov. 12, features a dozen aspiring designers, ages 13 to 17. They’ll be vying to make it to New York Fashion Week and ultimately be named the competition’s victor, which will earn the winner $25,000, a scholarship to California’s Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing, and a feature in Seventeen magazine. Gunn talked to Yahoo Parenting about his fear of mean girls, the best advice for parents of would-be designers, and why he’s feeling optimistic about Generation Z. What was it like working with teenagers?

  • Why Everyone Is So Upset About This 'Modern Family' Episode

    Which is why it was a little jarring when the Emmy-winning show aired a Halloween episode, “AwesomeLand,” in 2014 that featured an “insane asylum” chock full of the stereotypical characters — deranged patients, sadistic nurses, references to the “cuckoo farm,” and more.  Hilarious, right? Not for those who’ve been hospitalized for mental illness, or struggle with any of the mental health issues that one in five Americans face each year. There’s such a strong stigma around mental illness that makes it difficult to reach out for help, so it’s disturbing that a show that takes such pains to crush stereotypes would air such an off-color episode.

  • It’s OK to Let Kids Watch TV and Not Feel Guilty

    Parents are constantly shamed for their choices. From how we feed our children to how we educate them, everyone has an opinion on how to raise kids. The result? Moms and dads feel endlessly judged for the choices they make — even if they have no other options.

  • Singer and ‘DWTS’ Contestant Andy Grammer on His Running Routine, Nixing Sugar, and What Keeps Him Feeling Positive

    Andy Grammer isn’t just a radio wonder: he’s also a runner and former basketball player who shuns sugar. The “Honey, I’m Good” singer takes the stage of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” tonight.