Nat Geo Making Killing Reagan Based on Bill O’Reilly’s New Book

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Nat Geo making Killing Reagan based on Bill O’Reilly’s new book

National Geographic’s Killing series has been the cable channel’s most-watched programming, so a movie based on O’Reilly’s latest book — which he discussed last night with Jimmy Kimmel — is in the works. Killing Reagan is different, however, because unlike the previous presidential killing books, Ronald Reagan wasn’t killed in office.


Minority Report
has a slow start, Blindspot and Life in Pieces have solid debuts

The Steven Spielberg-produced Minority Report, based on his 2002 movie, premiered to just 3.1 million viewers. Meanwhile, NBC’s Blindspot debuted to 10.6 million and CBS’ Life in Pieces attracted 11.5 million.


Jimmy Fallon to unveil an Empire spoof

Fallon's Jimpire premieres tonight on The Tonight Show. PLUS: Trai Byers lands a Wilhelmina modeling deal.


Stephen Colbert's interview with Ted Cruz was The Late Show host's toughest yet

Colbert had to tell his audience to stop booing during his often tense interview with the Republican presidential candidate.


Fresh Off the Boat returns without Eddie Huang’s narration

The voice of Huang, who’s been unhappy with the ABC comedy based on his memoir, will no longer be heard in voiceovers.


The View stars slam presidential candidates going on late-night shows

“All of the candidates are trying go out of their way to show their fun side,” said Whoopi Goldberg. “Do you have to be an entertainer to be a politician and is that something we’re we should be paying attention to?”


Tracy Morgan’s Emmy appearance was a surprise to Tina Fey

Fey says she first learned her 30 Rock co-star was at Sunday’s ceremony backstage, when he said hello.


The Big Bang Theory plays around with the “TV wedding” trope

As Laura Bradley points out, "There was something that felt a bit revolutionary about a season that begins with an imperfect wedding between two characters who've had a well-established relationship in the world of the show, then uses it as a launching pad to explore how marriage really works.” PLUS: Big Bang boss talks about the big wedding.


Amy Schumer’s book deal is worth $8 to $10 million

The Emmy winner is set to release a collection of essays.


Carly Fiorina sings on Jimmy Fallon

Watch her perform a song for her dog, Snickers.


Amazon celebrating Transparent’s Emmy wins by reducing the price of Prime membership

Amazon Prime can now be had for $67, for this week only.


Larry Wilmore had soul food with Bernie Sanders

The Nightly Show host explained the term “on fleek” to the Democratic presidential candidate.


Jimmy Kimmel kicks off Live Mean Tweets Week

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kristen Bell and Jeff Bridges read their mean tweets live before Kimmel’s audience. PLUS: Kimmel was stunned that people though Matt LeBlanc was really mad at him, and Kimmel conducted a tense interview with Kermit and Miss Piggy.


Justin Timberlake’s attempt to rewrite Seth Meyers’ theme song goes awry

Timberlake was really writing a theme song for his good pal Jimmy Fallon.


Check out Jay Leno’s Denim Car

The Denim 501 was created exclusively by Funny or Die.