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Jimmy Fallon Apologizes to Michele Bachmann for 'Late Night' Walk On Music

by Catherine Lawson, posted Nov 23rd 2011 8:33AM
Michele Bachmann on 'Late Night''Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' house band The Roots sparked controversy Monday night when, as guest Michele Bachmann was introduced, they played a snippet of a 1985 Fishbone song called 'Lyin' Ass B*tch.'

On Tuesday Bachmann's Democratic colleague, Congresswoman Nita Lowey (New York), protested the choice of song and issued a statement calling on NBC to apologize.

After Monday night's show Jimmy Fallon joked that bandleader Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson had been reprimanded, tweeting "@questlove is grounded." However, Tuesday night he went further and apologized: "I'm honored that @michelebachmann was on our show yesterday and I'm so sorry about the intro mess. I really hope she comes back."

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New TV on DVD releases this week

by Bob Sassone, posted Oct 8th 2007 6:05PM

Captain and Tennille SongbookHere are the new TV DVDs, in stores tomorrow.

  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3
  • CSI: NY - Season 3
  • The Captain and Tennille - In Hawaii, In New Orleans, Songbook, and Christmas Show sets
  • Creature Comforts - Season 1
  • Degrassi Junior High - Complete Collection
  • Everybody Hates Chris - Season 2
  • Family Ties - Season 2
  • Ghost Hunters - Season 3, Part 1 and Shining Hotel sets
  • Girlfriends - Season 2
  • Hannah Montana - Vol. 3
  • Meerkat Manor - Season 1
  • Michael Palin Pole To Pole
  • Murder, She Wrote - Season 7
  • Robin of Sherwood - Set 2
  • Roots - Complete Collection
  • Roots - The Next Generation
  • Stargate: SG-1 - Complete Series
  • The Vicar of Dibley - A Holy Wholly Happy Ending and The Immaculate Collection

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Here are the nominees for the 2007 TCA Awards

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 8th 2007 2:41PM

Jon StewartThat's the Television Critics Association, the organization that represents over 200 TV critics nationwide and in Canada. They've revealed their nominees for their annual awards, and while a lot of the usual shows make the list, there are a few surprises as well. Some of that has to do with their choices, and some of it has to do with the categories they have and the way they nominate (for example, there aren't separate categories for "Best Performance in a Drama - Male" and "Best Performance in a Drama - Female," it's all under "Individual Achievement in Drama."

The list is after the jump.

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New TV on DVD releases this week

by Bob Sassone, posted May 21st 2007 6:20PM

Kitchen ConfidentialHere are the new TV DVDs, in stores tomorrow.

  • 24 - Slim sets for seasons 1-4.
  • Airwolf - Season 3
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender - Book 2: Earth, Vol. 3
  • Kitchen Confidential - Complete Series
  • The Magnificent Seven - Season 2
  • Mythbusters - Collection 1
  • The O.C. - Season 4
  • Roots - 30th Anniversary Edition
  • Scrubs - Season 5
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Season 1, Vol. 1

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