Ellen DeGeneres returned to host the Academy Awards for a third time when she managed to wow the crowd and sweep Twitter on Sunday night.
Instead of a song-and-dance opening number, DeGeneres unleashed a humorous monologue that was peppered with mentions of the evening's nominees. Though the talk show host dished up jokes and jabs, DeGeneres' most impressive feat during the Oscars was live-tweeted throughout the entire awards ceremony, including several "selfies."
In fact, the social media site was crashed because of the flurry of activity over one of DeGeneres' selfies that included Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, among others. more >>
CNN anchor Carol Costello lost her temper with Atlanta officials including Mayor Kasim Reed after the city was gridlocked in traffic due to a surprise snow storm this week.
The broadcaster was interviewing Mayor Reed on live television Wednesday when tensions ran high. Costello, much like many Atlanta residents, had been stuck in her car for hours after a freak snow and ice storm crippled the Deep South on Tuesday.
"You know how angry people are at you," Costello opened, questioning Reed during the newscast. more >>
Chet Curtis, a longtime Boston television news anchor, died at age 74 on Wednesday.
Known as a legend in the world of nightly news, the anchor served New England for over 50 years before his death.
According to Bob Keating at New England Cable News, Curtis died after a long battle against pancreatic cancer, reported the Washington Post. more >>
Brandi Glanville said she "wanted to be molested as a child and was passed up" while interviewing two comedians for her podcast, "Brandi Glanville Unfiltered." The mother of two sons and star of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" received immediate backlash for the insensitive comments and later apologized for the statement.
Brandi Glanville's comments came during an interview with comedians Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine on Tuesday. In response to Florentine's experience with molestation, she decided to bring up her own non-experience in a joking manner.
"I was actually stalking you online, Jim, and we have something in common!" she said on the podcast. "I, too, wanted to be molested as a child and was passed up." more >>
Today it was announced that The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir will be performing for the Fox News Channel's Christmas Eve special "A FOX & Friends Christmas," which will broadcast at 8:00 pm Eastern on Dec. 24.
It is a two-hour event that will feature guests including comedian Jeff Dunham, country music artist Craig Morgan, singer Leona Lewis, and X Factor finalist Carlos Guevara, and a host of others.
"Fox & Friends" co-hosts Steve Doocy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Brian Kilmeade as well as "Fox & Friends Weekend" co-hosts Tucker Carlson, Anna Kooiman and Clayton Morris will be conducting interviews throughout the night of former governor Sarah Palin and Cardinal Timothy Dolan, among others. more >>
Barbara Walters is preparing for retirement and shared reflections on her 65-year career in journalism in a new interview this week.
The 84-year-old broadcast journalist is a staple on ABC, having hosted shows such as "ABC World News" as well as "The View."
Just ahead of her annual and final "Most Fascinating People" special, Walters appeared on "Piers Morgan Live" to reveal one major regret of her 84 years. more >>