Looking Back on the Moon Landing and the Giant Leap for TV Networks

On July 16, 1969, Variety ran a package of stories under the headline “Greatest Show Off Earth,” detailing the three TV networks’ fever over the July 19 moon landing. CBS exec producer Robert Wussler ...

Bob Newhart to receive Gold Derby’s prestigious Career Achievement Award

Bob Newhart to receive Gold Derby’s prestigious Career Achievement Award Bob Newhart has been selected by Gold Derby editors to receive a special Career Achievement Award at our Emmy season kickoff party on June 5 in Hollywood. Newhart is not only an Emmy Award winner and ...

‘Slow Burn’: Watergate Podcast Host on Avoiding Obvious Trump Parallels and Finding Out When Conspiracies Come True

‘Slow Burn’: Watergate Podcast Host on Avoiding Obvious Trump Parallels and Finding Out When Conspiracies Come True There’s enough Watergate addenda out in the general American consciousness to flood entire D.C. libraries, so there was an extra challenge for the creators of the Slate podcast “Slow Burn” to not only ...

Stephen Colbert on 'Howard Stern': 19 essential moments from the revealing interview

Stephen Colbert on 'Howard Stern': 19 essential moments from the revealing interview Incoming "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert was on "Howard Stern" this morning to discuss his new late-night gig, his career trajectory, his tragic family history, his infamous White House ...