Posts Tagged as ‘NBC’

because we found it: Fox News’ awkward reaction to SNL’s “Fox & Friends” spoof

“Fox News: Coffee, smiles, fear and terror!” On April 9, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) actors Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan played the presenters of Fox News’ morning talk show ‘Fox & Friends’ Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carlson and Brian Kilmeade, respectively.  The cast discussed several current issues starting with the federal budget showdown [...]

April 12, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: NBC and the state of Massachusetts help advance the right to same-sex marriage

NBC’s “Today Show” announced yesterday it is changing the rules for its annual wedding contest to allow same-sex couples to apply for a ceremony conducted on morning TV.  America’s number one morning show has quickly and soundly responded to GLAAD’s “Call to Action” and to thousands of fiery LGBT activists, knocking into popular culture a truly [...]

July 9, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Do a good deed and watch TV this week

What do Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Matthew McConaughey, Masi Oka, Faith Hill and Eva Longoria Parker have in common?  They are part of the Entertainment Industry Foundation that works to make sure big stars are using their power for good. As the centerpiece of EIF’s multi-year initiative, iparticipate, EIF has enlisted major broadcasting networks such [...]

October 20, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shocker: “The Philanthropist” is “good” or better TV

Are you watching “I’m a celebrity get me out of here!“  We hope not (because Heidi and Spencer are rude and embarrasing) and think it’s about time someone on TV tried to do something positive with the platform they have called prime time television. The Philanthropist, airing for the first time on NBC this Wednesday, [...]

June 22, 2009 by rachel | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

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