Jimmy Fallon Greets Donald Trump Dressed as The Donald
The Donald looked at himself in the mirror during Friday’s visit to The Tonight Show, and saw Fallon dressed as him. “Let’s be honest, Fallon’s a lightweight,” said Fallon as Trump. “Me interviewing me, that’s what I call a great idea,” responded the real Trump.
Sure, Colbert has proven to be great at chatting with politicians, tech people and others you’re more likely to find on PBS. But that’s not going to cut it on network TV, if he wants to compete with Jimmy Fallon. “The trouble,” says Tim Goodman, “is that shiny stars drive ratings and they rule the late night world. It’s both refreshing and welcome that Colbert wants to have a more serious list of guests, but realism suggests that’s a better ploy for a basic cable channel than for CBS and its glittering new late night offering.” PLUS: Colbert books Apple CEO Tim Cook for Tuesday, Colbert’s Late Show is trading flash for substance, why the White House was forced to lift the embargo on the Joe Biden interview, why Colbert needs more female writers, and is Colbert actually Rosie O’Donnell in reverse?
“You bet your ass I’m a big Bachelor fan!” De Niro wrote in an e-mail to Anne Hathaway and The Intern director Nancy Meyers. “The man loves The Bachelor,” says Hathaway. Director Meyers is also into The Bachelor, saying: “There is nothing more compelling. I only fast-forward through group dates. The group date, I have to admit, I’m not that into.”
“Mariah is coming on,” says co-creator Lee Daniels. “We are trying to crack a story for her now. As with Mariah, she wants it her way. But as with Lee Daniels, I want it my way. So it’s the usual back-and-forth with mamacita until we figure out exactly what it’s going to be. We’re very close to cracking story for her. But we’re very excited.” PLUS: A day in the life of co-creator Danny Strong, The Butler’s Clarence Williams III to play Lucious’ mentor, and African-American Studies professors discuss Empire.
The Daily Show correspondent also told students last night at American University: “Now is a really, really, really good time to be a person of color.”
Walter White’s discontinued car has become a hit on the used-car market, especially among young people.
Australian actress Essie Davis is joining Season 6.
“Black people are everywhere on this show,” Hillary Crosley Coker says of the Halle Berry drama series.
It involves puppy parties, massages and the SoCal VoCals.
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Watch the new series prologue.
The PBS documentary, which turns 25 this year, looks different in wake of the June mass shooting, says Christopher Dickey. “The series,” he says, “sentimentalizes the aftermath of the war to the point of obscuring the deep problems of race and racism that endure to this day.”
Here’s what Stephen King, Zadie Smith and S.E. Hinton are watching.
The Cinemax series looks as stylish as ever.
Based on Amazon reviews of the coffee he brewed, Luke did indeed make good coffee.
The comedy follows a “train wreck” female Texas Ranger.
The former Letterman bandleader is guesting on The 7D.
In this video, children tackle Transparent, Homeland and Orange is the New Black.
In Season 2 of the Dolly Wells-Emily Mortimer comedy, Evan Rachel Wood and Olivia Wilde portray the pals on stage.
The HBO special that followed Ferrell as he joined a bunch of MLB teams for spring training for charity actually works. PLUS: How many celebrity vanity projects must we endure?
The Ben Affleck-Matt Damon HBO movie-making competition returns Sunday after a decade-long hiatus. As Alan Sepinwall notes, “Reality TV has changed, as has the process of both making movies and discovering talent, but the fundamental appeal of watching smart people steer themselves into a slow-motion car crash remains enduring.”