TV gives viewers a split-screen comparison of Trump, Biden
President Donald Trump wipes his face during a break in an NBC News Town Hall, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. NBC News chief executive Cesar Conde said Thursday that NBC scheduled Trump out of fairness after Biden did a town hall at the same time last Thursday. There were apparently still hard feelings, given that Muir twice mentioned a nameless “another network” holding a Trump town hall. “Has there ever been two more different presidential candidates than Trump or Biden?” asked The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler in a tweet. At a rally in North Carolina on Thursday, Trump called NBC “the worst" and said he was being set up with the town hall.
`This Is Us' stars Moore, Hartley co-host Red Nose special
LOS ANGELES This Is Us stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC's Red Nose Day special to raise money and awareness for children in need. Funds raised by this years Red Nose campaign will be directed to help combat the effect of COVID-19 on youngsters and the organizations that aid them. In the pandemic, some of the most vulnerable parts of our population are obviously going to be children, Moore said. Instead, they're part of NosesOn.com, a website to make donations and get a digital Red Nose to share on social media, NBC said. Red Nose Day has raised $200 million annually for programs including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Children's Health Fund and Feeding America.
'SNL' fires new hire Shane Gillis
@2018 Jeff Kravitz/filmmagic.com via CNN(CNN) - "Saturday Night Live" has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light. "After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining 'SNL,'" an 'SNL' spokesperson on behalf of Lorne Michaels said in a statement to CNN. "We want 'SNL' to have a variety of voices and points of view within the show, and we hired Shane on the strength of his talent as comedian and his impressive audition for 'SNL.' Following news of his ouster, Gillis wrote on Twitter, "I'm a comedian who was funny enough to get 'SNL.' Gillis responded to the backlash Thursday night, posting on Twitter that "I'm a comedian who pushes boundaries.
Sarah Silverman calls out Jacksonville pastor who hopes 'she dies'
This is Adam Fannin of the Stedfast Baptist Church in Florida and he is going to get me killed. A message left with Law of Liberty, an independent Baptist church based in Jacksonville, was not immediately returned. "Adam Fannin is fired from Stedfast Baptist Church, but it's not for the reason that you think," he said. Stedfast Baptist Church in Jacksonville is currently led by Theo Matthews, who said he met Fannin earlier this year. Since Silverman's tweet Thursday, Matthews said the Stedfast Baptist Church in Jacksonville has gotten a lot of phone calls.
Celebrities are turning themselves into grandmas and grandpas with new FaceApp
Has a friend or a favorite celebrity shared a photo on social media recently and they're looking a little bit different? One of the funniest transformations comes from the Jonas Brothers, who took a group photo using the app. Another celebrity who used the app is Drake, and again, he looks like he is going to age well. While many people are having the best time playing with the FaceApp, some people on social media are warning the public about the potential risks of using the app. There have been reports that the Russian company that developed the app could be using your information.