While Method Man and Redman have consistently put on an acclaimed live hip-hop show for close to two decades, not everything they've done together has been as successful. This year marks a decade since their short-lived Fox sitcom Method & Red. Let's revisit the series.
The list of former judges on FOX's The X-Factor reads like the attendance list at a Passages Malibu: Addiction Cure Center for celebrities obsessed with proving their talent (Nicole Scherzinger, 2011 and Demi Lovato, 2012), relevancy (Cheryl Cole, 2011 and LA. Reid, 2011-12), sanity (Britney Spears, ... More >>
43 reasons to hide the remote
If you've tuned into a radio over the past year or so you've probably heard the handiwork of Skylar Grey, the singer-songwriter who's helped pen the bombastic, inescapable hip-pop ballads "Love The Way You Lie," "Coming Home," and "I Need A Doctor." In the early '00s she also did hook-girl duty on ... More >>
Deep at the heart of Cheryl Cole's abrupt dismissal from the American edition of X Factor earlier this week is a twisted take on My Fair Lady. Here we have a pop star who takes leave from her U.K. homeland--where she's a household name thanks to her tenure in the hit-making girlband Girls Al ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXThis week's endless two-hour American Idol was the annual show where the three remaining contestants all return to their hometowns to wave out of car windows at screaming children. It's an annual Idol ritual, and it really goes a lot way toward proving just how completely al ... More >>
According to Fox 5, the Bronx Zoo Cobra has been found. The news channel reports that Wildlife Conservation Society officials are expected to announce they have recovered the snake. Last we heard, the Zookeeper was smoking some salvia and was headed up town. Update: The cobra was found in the House ... More >>
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Daniel Schorr has been gone since July, but he's missed more than ever right now. That's because if the late 93-year-old news sage had lasted just a few months longer we might have heard what he had to say tomorrow morning to Scott Simon on NPR's Weekend Edition about the firing of their now- ... More >>
Cablevision customers in the New York area lost their access to Fox 5 and My9 last night when the channel's parent company News Corp. "pulled the plug" over contract disputes, CNN is reporting. The corporate jockeying may sound boring, but has very real effects for anyone hoping to watch Game ... More >>
We told you this morning about the dispute between Cablevision and Fox parent company News Corp., which resulted in three million homes in the New York area losing access to the television stations Fox 5 and My9. As Saturday progressed, the battle got uglier, with News Corp. blocking Cablevis ... More >>
• The 2010 Nobel Peace prize has been awarded to Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese dissident, political essayist, literary critic, and democracy advocate who is currently serving 11 years in jail on subversion charges. Unsurprisingly, the Chinese Foreign Ministry did not appreciate this news one bit, a ... More >>
KFC's mega hit, the Double Down Sandwich, will soon morph into The Doublicious, comprising an Original Recipe fillet, Monterey Jack cheese, bacon, and Colonel's Sauce -- just like the Double Down -- but with a sweet Hawaiian Bread roll to hold it all together. [Nation's Restaurant News] Dean ... More >>
Keeping to her program, Fix commentator Sarah Palin used Facebook again today to complain of a joke on the Fox cartoon Family Guy, in which son Chris dates a well-spoken but fussy young woman with Down Syndrome who reveals her mother to be "the former governor of Alaska." For variety, Palin enli ... More >>
After weeks of high-stakes brinksmanship and a last-minute extension, Time Warner Cable cut a deal Friday night to pay an unspecified per-viewer fee to transmit Fox programming from News Corporation-0wned stations broadcasting in New York, Los Angeles, and a number of other major cities. Fox ... More >>
You may have seen ads in the papers and on TV -- one in the form of a ransom note -- warning you that Fox TV may go off the air, and that it's either Fox's fault or carrier Time Warner's, depending on who is paying for the advertising. Fox wants the cable company to pay a "retransmission co ... More >>
Twenty years ago today, Rupert Murdoch's upstart network FOX aired the first-ever half-hour episode of The Simpsons, a holiday special in which a financially strained fatso dad named Homer ends up at the dogtrack, where instead of Christmas-present money, he and his son Bart walk away with their o ... More >>
Books like Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals and the Michael Pollan oeuvre aren't just turning vegetarian starlets into hardcore vegans. Their message of the evils of factory farming may also be reaching mainstream television audiences across the country via such innocuous shows as FOX's foren ... More >>
"Takes a tough man to make a tender forecast," says legendary Fox 5 News Anchorman to his weatherman, Nick Gregory. "Keep fucking that chicken." Co-anchor Dari Alexander's reaction is choice, as we're sure was her reaction off-camera when Anastos said as a film bumper showed her working out, "Hey, ... More >>
Legman Robert Sietsema reports from Harlem: "The Jumbotron, encased in a blue plastic bubble, is set to Fox TV. The emcee apologizes -- 'It's the only signal we can get here.' The crowd groans and boos... 125th Street is lined with hastily-set-up tables selling photos and unauthorized t-shirts. C ... More >>
Nobody in the neighborhood seemed to notice, and the nannies continued to sweep into the bakery for cookies and milk with their young charges, just picked up from Greenwich Village's P.S. 41 next door. But Lafayette Bakery--which has rather grandly called itself a "French Baker ... More >>
Having this weekend visited Israel and strongly backed that country's incursion into Gaza, Mayor Bloomberg has reaffirmed his support, saying "This is one of those clear-cut cases. There's one terrorist organization that says repeatedly we're going to try to kill and maim as many innocent people as ... More >>
Outgoing Queens councilmember Anthony Como has built himself a weird, gabled house in Middle Village. Fox 5 News found that there were several violations on the construction and accosted Como on the street with them. Since Como is not the best-spoken local pol (he described the violations as "just a ... More >>
Mike Judge's much ballyhooed but rarely seen Idiocracycoming soon to your idiot box!
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Reverend Al Sharpton and Rupert Murdoch join forces to fight television technology
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The Year in TV
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Ex-Murdoch Employee Reveals 'Secret Society'
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Hollywood Revises History, Joins the Good Fight
Investigative Reporters Versus Murdoch
Fox News Wears Veil of Neutrality
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Why TV Ad Agencies Take Female Viewers For Granted
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