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Jon Stewart's Not Sure Donald Trump Is a True New Yorker After Pizza Debacle (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Jun 2nd 2011 5:42AM
'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'Jon Stewart may not be Italian, but he brought out the Italian New Yorker inside him to defend his beloved city on 'The Daily Show' (Weeknights, 11PM ET on Comedy Central). The offense was virtually everything to do with Donald Trump's lunch with Sarah Palin.

The former Governor of Alaska brought her bus tour to New York City, where Trump decided to treat her and her family to an authentic New York pizza lunch. Only, according to Stewart, he blew it in every sense of the word, from the pizza joint he chose, to the way he ate his pizza.

"It's New York City," he joked. "I hate to use this term this close to Ground Zero, but we're a bit of a Pizza Mecca."

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Donald Trump Tells Regis and Kelly About His Sarah Palin Pizza Lunch (VIDEO)

by Nick Zaino, posted Jun 1st 2011 1:05PM
Donald Trump phones it in on 'Live With Regis and Kelly'Donald Trump met with Sarah Palin for some pizza and politics Tuesday in New York City. Today, Trump phoned in to 'Live With Regis and Kelly' (weekdays, syndicated) to shed light on his conversation with Palin, Trump's on again/off again aspirations to run for president, and Palin's own plans.

It has been assumed that Palin will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 election, but she has yet to make any official announcement. Trump said he asked her the question directly. "I don't want to give anything away, but I'm not sure that she knows the answer herself," he said on 'Live.' "She hates what's happening to the country, she hates what's going on with respect to the economy and jobs, and many of the same issues I have."

Regis Philbin asked if a Palin/Trump ticket might be in the offing. Trump said he'd always liked the sound of Trump/Regis, or even Regis/Trump. But Philbin wouldn't have a show to promote come election season once he retires.

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Stephen Colbert Makes Fun of Sarah Palin's National Bus Tour (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Jun 1st 2011 5:42AM
Sarah Palin, 'Comedy Central'Sarah Palin has undertaken a bus tour across America with her family, and it seems to have the news organizations in a tizzy trying to figure out what she's up to. Or, as Stephen Colbert put it on 'The Colbert Report' (Weeknights, 11PM ET on Comedy Central), "Why is this happening?"

He pointed to her website, which said she's promoting "the fundamental restoration of America." More specifically, she's gaining inspiration from this journey, as is her family. And she's blogging about it on her website.

According to Palin, even her youngest daughter Piper is caught up in the spirit of their journey, remarking how impressive it was that George Washington worked so hard to keep his farm running.

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Bristol Palin Gets BIO Reality Series

by Chris Harnick, posted May 9th 2011 2:00PM
Bristol PalinBristol Palin has scored her own reality series. The daughter of Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, will star in her own series on BIO.

According to BIO, the show will follow Palin as she moves from Alaska to Los Angeles with her baby Tripp. She goes to work at a small charity and moves in with fellow 'Dancing With the Stars' contestant Kyle Massey and his brother Christopher.

"Bristol is the kind of personality BIO is drawn to," David McKillop, executive vice president of programming, A&E Network and BIO Channel, said in a statement. "Her personal life has been playing out in the media for several years but this will be the first time she's opening up her real life, with her son and her friends the Massey Brothers."

The project is currently untitled.

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Tina Fey Returns as Sarah Palin, Darrell Hammond is Donald Trump on 'SNL' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted May 9th 2011 12:58AM
Tina Fey & Darrell Hammond, 'Saturday Night Live'Tina Fey returned to the stage that made her famous when she hosted 'Saturday Night Live' (Sat., 11:30PM ET on NBC). She hinted about her most famous impression in the opening monologue, and then later she popped on those glasses and Sarah Palin was back!

But Fey didn't return for this 'SNL' take on the recent Republican debate alone. She was joined on stage by impressionist Darrell Hammond doing his classic Donald Trump, as well as the usual cast playing some of the other Republican candidates. But it was Fey and Hammond who stole the show.

"I just hope tonight that the lamestream media won't twist my words by repeating them verbatim," Fey said in character. She took a moment to acknowledge the elimination of one of "the world's great villains," Katie Couric.

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First Look: Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in HBO's 'Game Change'

by Chris Harnick, posted Apr 27th 2011 10:40AM
Julianne Moore, Sarah PalinTina Fey, watch your back! The first look at Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in HBO's upcoming film 'Game Change' has hit the Internet, and she looks astonishingly like the former Alaska governor.

Moore and Ed Harris will star in the HBO pic based on the book of the same name. Written by Danny Strong -- yep, Jonathan from 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and writer of HBO's 'Recount' -- the film starts production on Wednesday. Jay Roach of 'Austin Powers' fame and the director of 'Recount' will helm the film.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Melissa Farman will play Bristol Palin. Viewers may remember Farman from HBO's 'Temple Grandin.'

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Sarah Palin: 'I Need NOW's Defense Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle' (VIDEO)

by Jeremy Taylor, posted Mar 24th 2011 4:00PM
Last week, Bill Maher insulted Sarah Palin by likening her to a vulgar word for a part of the female anatomy. The National Organization of Women (NOW) issued a statement condemning Maher's language, however some believe the statement was a bit half-hearted.

Palin was 'On the Record With Greta Van Susteren' (weekdays, 10 PM ET on Fox News) where she addressed Maher's slur and NOW's reaction.

"Others want to bring more light to it and demand that Bill Maher apologize or that NOW defend me for something that was said about me -- by the way, I need NOW's defense like a fish needs a bicycle," Palin said.

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Kathy Griffin Jokes About Death Threats from the 'Palin Army' (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Mar 18th 2011 8:30AM
Kathy Griffin Talks Palin Army on '50 & Not Pregnant'In 'Kathy Griffin: 50 & Not Pregnant' (Thu., 9PM ET on BRVO), the comedienne discussed the "Palin Army" that has invaded her life (via social media) with threats following her many jokes at the Palin family's expense.

One Sarah Palin supporter wrote, "literally, 'I'm coming to your house tomorrow to murder you,'" said Griffin during the stand-up special.

But she noted, "The Palin Army probably could never really survive against the Gay Army. Because we don't need guns. We have sarcasm and we have snark and we have our verbal [beep] rapier wit and, dammit, that's how we conquer."

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Kathy Griffin: The Palins Are Like 'Political Lohans' (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted Mar 14th 2011 2:00PM
Kathy Griffin Invites Sarah Palin to Her Broadway ShowThe feud between Kathy Griffin and Sarah Palin continues on 'The Rachael Ray Show' (weekdays, syndicated) as Griffin invites Palin to her Broadway show, 'Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony.'

"I love that family," Griffin said of the Palins. "Any comedian is so very grateful. They give us so much material. They're like the political Lohans."

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Bill Maher Finds Another Way to Compare Charlie Sheen to Sarah Palin (VIDEO)

by Jeremy Taylor, posted Mar 14th 2011 9:20AM
For the second week in a row, Bill Maher had some fun comparing Charlie Sheen to Sarah Palin on 'Real Time With Bill Maher' (Friday, 10PM ET on HBO.) This time, Maher did so during his "New Rule" segment, which he kicked off by showing a photo from one of Sheen's latest web-rants, in which the actor had been wearing a pair of Ricky Vaughn-like glasses

"New rule: Image isn't everything. It takes more than some clean clothes and a pair of nerd glasses to take an unemployed ego-lunatic and turn them into ... " Maher proclaimed, as the background photo switched from Sheen wearing glasses to one of the always-bespectacled Sarah Palin. "Oh, never mind."

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Kathy Griffin Explains Why She Went After 16-Year Old Willow Palin (VIDEO)

by Jeremy Taylor, posted Mar 9th 2011 10:45PM
Over the weekend, Sarah Palin ripped Kathy Griffin as an "adult bully" for saying that it was her New Year's resolution to "destroy" Palin's 16-year-old daughter, Willow.

On 'The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell' (weekdays, 8PM ET on MSNBC), Griffin explained that she had targeted Willow because Willow had used the word 'f-g' in a Facebook wall posting, a posting that the media had gotten hold of.

"When you're 16, you know, you're really not supposed to use that word," Griffin said. And that's a word you do really tie in with bullying, especially in the LGBT community -- a community I really don't think she really cares about ... Because you can see if you look at the posting, that's not a joke."

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Julianne Moore to Play Sarah Palin? You Betcha

by Jean Bentley, posted Mar 9th 2011 5:00PM
Julianne MooreJulianne Moore will have to master another very distinct accent for her next TV role: The Oscar-nominated actress has been cast as none other than Sarah Palin in HBO's movie about the 2008 presidential election, 'Game Change.'

Based on the book of the same name, the movie will chronicle John McCain's failed 2008 White House bid. Moore is set to star as former-Alaska-governor-turned-McCain-running-mate Palin, Entertainment Weekly reports.

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Sarah Palin Calls Kathy Griffin an 'Adult Bully,' 'Has-Been' (VIDEO)

by Jeremy Taylor, posted Mar 7th 2011 12:10PM
Sarah Palin was recently on 'Justice With Judge Jeanine' (Saturday, 9PM ET on Fox News), and the former Alaska governor responded to rumors that Kathy Griffin will be playing a "Sarah Palin Tea Party–type" on 'Glee.'

"You know, Kathy Griffin can do anything to me or say anything about me, because you know she's kind of ... a 50-year-old adult bully is really what she is," Palin told Jeanine Pirro. "Kind of a has-been comedian and she can do those things to me. I would just ask for respect of my children."

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Bill Maher: Charlie Sheen Is Like Sarah Palin on Cocaine (VIDEO)

by Jeremy Taylor, posted Mar 7th 2011 6:15AM
While Charlie Sheen's creative phraseology and fervent commitment to "winning" have garnered him wall-to-wall media coverage and two million followers on Twitter, you can count Bill Maher among those who aren't impressed with the "rock star from Mars."

In fact, on 'Real Time With Bill Maher' (Fridays, 10PM ET on HBO) Maher compared Sheen to Sarah Palin, who has long been Maher's favorite whipping girl.

"It's childish, it's needlessly defensive, it makes no sense," Maher said of Sheen's now world-famous ramblings. "So if you've ever wondered what it would be like if Sarah Palin was on coke ..."

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Christine O'Donnell Says She's Been Asked to Compete on 'Dancing With The Stars'

by Catherine Lawson, posted Feb 23rd 2011 9:10AM
Christine O'DonnellSo, who saw this one coming? The cast for the next season of 'Dancing With The Stars' is due to be announced next week, and failed senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell says she's been asked to compete but hasn't yet decided whether to accept.

The Tea Party favorite announced the invite on her Facebook page Monday: "I just got the Official 'Ask' from Dancing With The Stars !! Although I am utterly flattered, my initial thought was to decline, as 2 year old nephew has more rhythm than me, and my two left feet!!"

The conservative Republican, who lost her bid for a Delaware senate seat amid controversy over statements that she had dabbled in witchcraft, says she's still mulling it over.

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