Browsing Tag oprah winfrey

Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

By | February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am | No comments

Longtime friend Billy Crystal was Jay Leno's first guest on The Tonight Show back on March 25, 1992 when Leno took over the late night chair from the legendary Johnny Carson. He promised his old buddy to be his final guest, too. "A promise made. A promise kept," Crystal said...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News, TV/Movies

Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

By | November 14, 2013 at 11:23 am | No comments

It's been an exciting week for Wanda Sykes. After the announcement that she will executive produce the revival of NBC's Last Comic Standing, it was announced that the comedienne will return to the Oprah Winfrey Network in January with two more Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious...

Posted in: Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies

Oprah Winfrey vs Ellen DeGeneres (Infographic)

Oprah Winfrey vs Ellen DeGeneres (Infographic)

By | July 2, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments

Women make an average of 30% less than men: $.70 cents to a man’s $1.00. Women of color fair even worse when it comes to income—making just around $.64 cents to a white man’s dollar. While the odds are against the average woman, especially the average minority woman, in...

Posted in: Comedy Briefs, Features

Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

By | June 7, 2013 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Comedian Wanda Sykes is back in all her glory -- not that playing the school therapist on a recent episode of The Simpsons isn't glorious -- and she's got Oprah Winfrey behind her! The veteran stand-up will host Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious, two stand-up specials airing July...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Laughspin Podcast episode 33: Jeff Garlin, David Letterman, Anthony Jeselnik

Laughspin Podcast episode 33: Jeff Garlin, David Letterman, Anthony Jeselnik

By | January 9, 2013 at 3:03 pm | No comments

On the newest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, hosts Dylan Gadino (Laughspin editor) and Mike Gogel chat about Jeff Garlin's new podcast (premiering tomorrow!), the In Living Color reboot, comedian Andy Andrist's plans to reveal a video of his accused childhood molester and so...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

David Letterman talks sex scandal, opens up about Jay Leno on Oprah’s Next Chapter (Video)

David Letterman talks sex scandal, opens up about Jay Leno on Oprah’s Next Chapter (Video)

By | January 3, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments

UPDATE: Jan. 7 Here's some more clips from the interview, which aired last night! In the videos below, Letterman talks about his battle with depression, apologizing to Justin Bieber for remarks he made about the young pop star, why he didn't get the Tonight Show gig, his open...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, TV/Movies

Video: Rosie O’Donnell forgives Tracy Morgan for homophobic comments

Video: Rosie O’Donnell forgives Tracy Morgan for homophobic comments

By | October 26, 2011 at 11:41 am | No comments

Comedian Tracy Morgan was a guest on Rosie O'Donnell's new show The Rosie Show on the OWN network, owned and run by Oprah Winfrey. The visit, of course, eventually turned to Morgan's months-ago stand-up comedy show wherein he made a handful of disparaging remarks about gay...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

Video: Rosie O’Donnell tells Russell Brand: “I have been marinating in you”

Video: Rosie O’Donnell tells Russell Brand: “I have been marinating in you”

By | September 27, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments

Rosie O'Donnell's new chat program The Rosie Show premieres on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network on Oct. 10. So, obviously, she's been making the press rounds trying to promote the project. She recently popped up on Access Hollywood and was asked -- in light of her former celebrity...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, News

Chelsea Handler more powerful than Heidi Klum, Rachel Maddow, your mom

By | October 7, 2010 at 1:46 pm | One comment

Comedian Chelsea Handler is powerful. Like, it's official now. Forbes just named her as one of the '100 Most Powerful Women.' To be exact, she's the 33rd most powerful, which means she's not nearly as powerful as Michelle Obama or Oprah Winfrey, but she does power over folks...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies