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Fox passes on Tina Fey's 'Cabot College'

Monday, August 18, 2014, 4:56 PM
Fox will not be going forward with "Cabot College," the pilot executive produced by Upper Darby's own Tina Fey and her "30 Rock" producing partner Robert Carlock. The show centered around a women's college that began accepting men for the first time in its history. Deadline.com reports that the network... Read more

Philly episode of 'Drunk History' airs tomorrow

Monday, August 18, 2014, 11:52 AM
"Drunk History" is a low concept show that should not work nearly as well as it does. Inebriated commenters tell tales of American history while famous faces reenact the scenarios in all of their slurry glory. In each episode, host Derek Waters goes to a different city and asks bar patrons about their... Read more

Kacie McDonnell announces she's leaving Fox 29

Friday, August 15, 2014, 10:15 AM
Traffic reporter Kacie McDonnell announced on today's "Good Day Philadelphia" that it is her last day at Fox 29. In her announcement, McDonnell said she'll be working for a TV station in Kansas City. The popular traffic reporter has decided to move closer to her boyfriend, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback... Read more

Patti LaBelle joins 'American Horror Story'

Monday, August 11, 2014, 5:19 PM
"American Horror Story," FX's scary anthology series, is known for packing its ranks with powerhouse actresses, like Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett, so why not add a powerhouse singer to the list? Wynnewood's own Patti LaBelle was recently added to the upcoming season, subtitlted "Freak... Read more

Katy Perry runs Art Museum steps

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 11:14 AM
Last night, Katy Perry tweeted: I keep my promises Philly! �� — KATY PERRY (@katyperry) August 6, 2014 Her promise? To head to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where she meeted and greeted with fans while wearing a sweet pizza-themed onesie. Duing her Wells Fargo Center run, Perry... Read more

Philly's Kristen Welker makes the Hill's 50 Most Beautiful

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:28 PM
Former NBC10 reporter Kristen Welker is the fourth hottest person in Washington, according to the Hill. She made their coveted "50 Most Beautiful" list, a la People's with fewer celebs. Welker is a correspondent for NBC News, a job that included covering President Barack Obama's 2012 reelection campaign... Read more

Larry Mendte back on the airwaves. But not in Philly

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 3:39 PM
Larry Mendte returns to the airwaves. He will be on New York 77 WABC on Sunday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. starting this Sunday. Mendte previously appeared on the now-defunct talk station IQ106.9 before getting the axe. Mendte isn't an unfamiliar name in the New York market. After he was dismissed from... Read more

Bill Cosby to perform for Temple gymnastics team

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 1:23 PM
Bill Cosby, a noted Temple University alum and booster, will host an intimate evening of stand up to support the Temple men's gymnastics team on Thursday, August 14. The team will now function as club team as of this month, relying on its own fundraising efforts, after the team was cut from Temple's... Read more

Hugh Douglas opens up about ESPN firing; says he wasn't drunk

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:19 AM
Former Eagle Hugh Douglas was on the inaugural Cheap Shots, a new radio show from former Eagles tight end Luther Broughton and co-host Micah Warren. Among other things, they discussed the incident that led to Douglas' firing from ESPN in August last year. Listen to the episode here. Douglas allegedly... Read more

6ABC, Roots' Black Thought respond to Welcome America profanity

Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 11:57 AM
Many television watchers were left scandalized on Friday while watching the 6ABC broadcast of the Wawa Welcome America festivities on the Ben Franklin Parkway. "Fourth of July in Philadelphia needs to come with one of those 'Parental Warning: Explicit Lyrics' stickers," Philadelphia magazine's Victor... Read more
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