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Is NBC Trying to Dump Matt Lauer?

Bryan Stelter of the New York Times reports – based on “three people with knowledge of the call” — that an NBC executive asked CNN’s Anderson Cooper if he would consider replacinng Matt Lauer as host of the Today show. This strategic leak (which the peacock network officially denied to the Hollywood Reporter) may just be an attempt to haggle down Lauer’s reported $25 million-a-year salary on a contract that […]

Sandusky Maintains his Innocence in Exclusive Jailhouse Interview

NBC’s Today Show aired excerpts of an audio-only jailhouse interview with convicted pedophile and former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky yesterday. The interviews with Sandusky were conducted by filmmaker John Ziegler as part of a film he is making in an effort to restore the name of Penn State’s long time head-football coach Joe Paterno.  In Ziegler’s interview with Matt Lauer, he explains he preemptively wrote an open letter […]

Matt Lauer to Replace Alex Trebek?

What is Jeopardy without Alex Trebek? Apparently, it’s looking a lot like Matt Lauer. Sources report to the New York Post that Lauer is topping Sony’s list of possible replacements. Anderson Cooper is also being considered for the role. Trebek has helmed the quiz show since 1984 becoming virtually synonymous with the series. Apparently Sony thinks a TV journalist is best suited to host the show. After all, who else […]

Al Gore's Book Tour from Hell

Vice President Al Gore somehow didn’t realize that the mainstream media was actually going to ask him questions about his recent sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera for a reported $500 million. Whoops… “I get the criticism, I just disagree with it…” ReactionLOL (2) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (0) Aww (0)