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Kathy Griffin To ‘The View’?

The producers like her and they need some help. …Griffin made a big impression on “The View’s” producers as a guest last Monday. They’ve now batted around the idea of asking the comedian to consider a regular guest-hosting gig, which might lead to a full time position on the show, Confidenti@l has learned. “She was […]

Brian Williams Speaks

This is his first time speaking publicly since his (temporary?) step-down from NBC News. Williams turned up at a fundraising fete Saturday night for his high school alma mater, Mater Dei High in Middletown, N.J., which is on the verge of shutting down. “This is Mater Dei. It’s been a very, very important part of […]

John Catsimatidis, who ran an unsuccessful campaign for mayor of New York, would like to buy the New York Daily News. Catsimatidis, a 66-year-old billionaire, confirmed to The Post that he has been negotiating with Zuckerman for about a month. The talks have been “complicated” but ongoing, Catsimatidis added. And he said he may not […]

Hmm…would this ticket work? [They] have joined the growing list of guest stars for the third TV movie in the phenomenon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Launching in July, Sharknado 3 will be set in Washington, D.C., this time and, per Syfy, will “cause mass destruction in the nation’s capital” before it roars down the Eastern Seaboard. […]

It’s not a good time to be in the newspaper business. Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman is exploring a sale of the tabloid and has retained the firm Lazard to assist in the process. In a Thursday email to staff, Zuckerman said he hadn’t been considering an imminent sale of the paper, which he acquired […]

Keith Olbermann responded with a one-word Tweet, “pitiful”, after Penn State announced raising more than $13 million for pediatric cancer research. Many took Olbermann’s tweet to mean that he thought the fundraiser itself was pitiful. Olbermann clarified that he thinks Penn State students are pitiful. ESPN released this statement: “We are aware of the exchange […]

The resignations follow a Daily Beast expose of the publication. …its readers perceive as a decline in the quality of content, sometimes with little connection to tea party issues. (One recent headline: “Big Strutting Peacock Picks A Fight With The Wrong Guy.”) The exposé also shone light on some of their business practices, such as the […]

It would be nice if grammar invaded the Internet, or maybe proofreaders. WTF Daily Caller pic.twitter.com/CxrA4TI6rC — Timothy Johnson (@timothywjohnson) February 18, 2015 Yes, that headline does indeed say “Kill All The Jews And When That Is Done Kill Those That Refused To Defend Them.” Apart from the fact that it needs a lot of […]

On the heels of an apology for calling the president “the antichrist,” a Minnesota newspaper has apologized for the great respect it showed the White House by calling him an “assclown.” Kevin Cusick, a sports producer for the Pioneer Press, apologized Monday for using the term to refer to President Barack Obama in a slideshow […]

It’s a witch hunt, says Time‘s Joe Klein. Klein wrote that the media appeared to be participating in a witch-hunt for the career of Brian Williams, in jeopardy after revelations that he exaggerated some of his stories. During an appearance on CNN today, he reiterated his claims. When asked whether the new revelations about his […]

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