NEW YORK (AP) — NBC “Tonight” show host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for doing an impersonation of fellow comic Chris Rock while in blackface during a 2000 episode of “Saturday Night...
NEW YORK (AP) — The former aide who has accused Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden of sexual assault has been interviewed by Megyn Kelly, the one-time Fox News and NBC journalist who's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly says she did the “twirl” before Roger Ailes, too.
The former Fox News Channel personality referred to an excruciating scene in the movie “Bombshell,” where John...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was two weeks before cameras were to start rolling on a film about the sexual misconduct scandals at Fox News that ended the reign of Roger Ailes and things were rolling...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Tamron Hall decided to leave NBC after the network gave her prime "Today" co-hosting slot to Megyn Kelly, the journalist threw herself a party — a pity party.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar waded into the day's hot-button issues on "The View" but no mention was made during Friday's live show about her own use of blackface many years ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News announced its professional divorce agreement with Megyn Kelly late Friday, ending an association with the former Fox News Channel star whose attempt to become a network morning television star as part of the "Today" show floundered.
Terms were not disclosed. Kelly was in the second of a three-year contract that reportedly paid her more than $20 million a year.
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after morning news shows at CBS and NBC abruptly lost male anchors Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer in sexual misconduct scandals, the "Today" show has done appreciably better weathering the storm.
Momentum at "CBS This Morning," the most buzzworthy morning show for a handful of years, stopped dead with Rose's firing. Last week CBS announced the exit of Ryan Kadro, the show's top executive who had worked there since its 2012 launch, leaving an uncertain future.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kathie Lee Gifford will put aside her morning glass of wine and step away from NBC's "Today" show in April.
NBC News chief Noah Oppenheim told staffers Tuesday morning that Gifford will leave the show after 11 years of getting up early, most recently hosting the 10 a.m. hour slot alongside Hoda Kotb and sipping plenty of reds.
NEW YORK (AP) — Martha MacCallum is no stranger to Fox News Channel viewers, but she will have a prominent new role for the network during its midterm election coverage.
MacCallum will co-host the evening with Bret Baier, taking over a job held by Megyn Kelly for the most recent big election nights. The other cable news networks have familiar faces out front: Brian Williams and Rachel Maddow on MSNBC and Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper and Jake Tapper on CNN.
SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A UPS employee in Ohio has been fired for wearing blackface as part of her Halloween costume.
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports UPS media relations manager Kim Krebs cited the company's strict policies against harassment and discrimination for the dismissal. Krebs says in a statement the company has "no tolerance for hatred, bigotry or prejudice."
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City hospital says an employee who posted photos of herself and another person in blackface no longer works there.
PHOENIX (AP) — When Colorado attorney Jeff Schwartz asked his 7-year-old son what he wanted to dress as this Halloween, the answer was clear: his favorite movie superhero, "Black Panther."
Schwartz said his white son's choice of a black character didn't give him pause.
"I didn't give it a second thought," said Schwartz. "I think that if my son wants to idolize a character — be it a black character or a white character — race doesn't need to come into it at all."
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly, the former Fox News Channel personality who made a rocky transition to softer news at NBC, was fired from her morning show Friday after triggering a furor by suggesting it was OK for white people to wear blackface at Halloween.
"'Megyn Kelly Today' is not returning," NBC News said in a statement. The show occupied the fourth hour of NBC's "Today" program, a time slot that will be hosted by other co-anchors next week, the network said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the cancellation of Megyn Kelly's NBC morning show (all times local):
A lawyer for Megyn Kelly says that she remains an employee of NBC News following the cancellation of her morning show and negotiations about "next steps" are ongoing.
Attorney Bryan Freedman did not elaborate on the discussions in a statement issued Friday hours after Kelly's morning show was canceled.
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly was absent from her NBC News morning show on Thursday following this week's controversy over her comments about blackface, amid indications that her time at the network could be ending after less than two years.
An NBC spokeswoman said that "given the circumstances," the network was airing repeats of "Megyn Kelly Today" on Thursday and Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly swiftly apologized Tuesday for a morning show segment that questioned why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong.
Following a social media backlash, Kelly wrote in an email to NBC News colleagues that she realized such behavior is wrong, that the history of blackface in culture is abhorrent.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University diving club coach began pressuring a female diver for sex within weeks after meeting her when she was 16, the former diver said Tuesday in an interview.
Former diver Estee Pryor said she had no experience with men when the 27-year-old coach approached her and began complimenting her.
NEW YORK (AP) — The bad news: You don't have a ticket to Windsor Castle to watch the wedding on Saturday of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The good news: There are plenty of options for watching it live from the comfort of your couch. Plus, it's really, really early for a lot of people.
Brett Favre says he might have had "thousands" of concussions during his Hall of Fame career.
The three-time NFL MVP who played from 1992-2010 and was known for his aggressive approach to football said Thursday on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today" that he is experiencing short-term memory issues.
Favre, 48, has become an advocate for concussion research and said he had three or four known concussions during his lengthy career, which spanned 302 regular-season games and 24 in the postseason.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he doesn't care about alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election because the actions weren't connected to his government.
In an interview with American broadcaster NBC News that aired Saturday, Putin also suggested that some of the 13 Russian nationals indicted by the United States may not be ethnically Russian.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tennis umpire arrested before a U.S. Open match and accused of beating her husband to death with a coffee mug before seeing the charges dropped says he may have died after tripping over their cat.
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Nicole Eggert on Wednesday doubled down on her allegations that former co-star Scott Baio sexually abused her when she was underage — accusations that Baio adamantly denied in a separate interview.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicole Eggert claims her former "Charles in Charge" co-star Scott Baio sexually abused her for years starting when she was 14.
Speaking on "Megyn Kelly Today" on Tuesday, Eggert said Baio first molested her when she was 14 and they had sexual intercourse when she was 17. Baio is more than 11 years older than Eggert.
NEW YORK (AP) — A once-aspiring actress has alleged Steven Seagal raped her at a wrap party for the film "On Deadly Ground," claiming he undressed her and assaulted her on his bed while she focused on a photo of Seagal's wife on the nightstand.
Regina Simons called the alleged assault "very predatory, very aggressive and traumatizing" during an interview that aired Friday on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." She was 18 at the time.
Seagal's lawyer did not immediately return calls for comment Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly lashed out at actress Jane Fonda Monday in a simmering dispute over an interview gone awry, even invoking the old "Hanoi Jane" nickname.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the "Today" show's first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct charges in late November.
Kotb, 53, will continue to co-host the show's fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three months ago the idea that Megyn Kelly would make news this week about President Donald Trump seemed unthinkable, but it illustrates her journey in establishing her NBC show as a destination for a national discussion about sexual misconduct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off the renewed focus on sexual harassment allegations against him, President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, declaring the New York Democrat and frequent presidential critic had come to his office "begging" for campaign contributions and "would do anything" to get them.
A chorus of Democrats accused Trump of insinuations about Gillibrand that were unsavory at best.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing into the sexual harassment debate, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat had begged him for campaign contributions in the past and "would do anything" to get them. Democrats accused the president of comments that were crude and worse.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump (all times local):
The White House is pushing back on sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump, saying he has already denied them.
Three women who previously accused Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories Monday on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." They're calling for a congressional investigation.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A daughter of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs said he sexually abused her for years when she was a child growing up in the secretive group, according to an interview aired Friday on "Megyn Kelly Today."
Rachel Jeffs, now 33, told NBC News the abuse began when she was 8 and happened countless times, despite her mother's attempt to intervene, before she confronted him about it in a letter at age 16.
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly took on her former Fox News Channel colleague Bill O'Reilly in blunt terms on Monday, revealing she had gone to her bosses to complain about O'Reilly's behavior and saying the size of a newly revealed $32 million settlement of harassment charges made by a Fox analyst was "jaw-dropping."
O'Reilly responded, in part, by posting a copy of a thank you note Kelly had sent to him for a gift given at a baby shower.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly (all times local):
Former Fox News anchor Juliet Huddy says she grapples with the idea of signing non-disclosure agreements to settle sexual harassment cases.
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly says she's not really done with politics after all.
The former Fox News host attracted attention on the debut of NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today" this week by saying she's "kind of done with politics for now."
But she said Wednesday that doesn't mean her show won't cover politics. Instead, she wondered whether every show everywhere should be all about President Donald Trump.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Will & Grace" star Debra Messing says she regrets her appearance on Megyn Kelly's new NBC daytime show.
Messing made her comments while responding to an Instagram follower who asked why the actress would appear on "Megyn Kelly TODAY." Kelly joined NBC from Fox News earlier this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly made her debut as an NBC morning TV host on Monday with the declaration that she's "kind of done with politics for now."
The former Fox News Channel anchor was in the thick of it during the 2016 presidential campaign, most notably when then-candidate Donald Trump turned on her following her sharp questioning of him in a debate.
She joked at the beginning of "Megyn Kelly Today" that "we'll be dissecting the latest tweet from President Trump."
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life. NBC hopes that starting Monday, she can spread some to the network and its viewers.
The former Fox News Channel star and Donald Trump foil debuts her talk show at 9 a.m. EDT, nestled into the four-hour "Today" show block and competing in most of the country with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest's "Live!"
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS premieres a news program Monday designed to showcase the journalism on its CBSN streaming service, the second time this summer one of the broadcast networks has tried a fresh twist on the newsmagazine format.
NEW YORK (AP) — On a rerun-riddled schedule last week, viewers flocked to the limited ration of fresh fare, according to Nielsen.
Game 5 of the NBA Finals was by far the week's big attraction, drawing more than 24 million viewers to ABC to land the week's top spot.
NBC grabbed the next three slots with its participation-variety shows "America's Got Talent," ''World of Dance" and "Little Big Shots."
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The publicity and uproar in the days before Sunday's broadcast of Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones didn't translate into ratings.
The NBC program was seen by 3.5 million viewers, according to Nielsen, an audience dwarfed by CBS rival "60 Minutes," a rerun which drew 5.3 million viewers. "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" had 6.2 million viewers for Kelly's interview of Vladimir Putin on the show's June 4 debut.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on Megyn Kelly's Sunday night interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones (all times local):
Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was seen by 3.5 million viewers, according to Nielsen.
Much criticized ahead of time, the report filled roughly one-third of NBC's hour-long "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly," whose audience was dwarfed by CBS rival "60 Minutes," which drew 5.3 million viewers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones hemmed and hawed when pressed repeatedly by Megyn Kelly to admit he was wrong to call the massacre at Newtown, Connecticut, a hoax.
Jones never gave a direct answer in a segment on NBC's "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly." Kelly has been criticized intensely for giving a platform to Jones, who has also called the Sept. 11 attacks an inside job and promoted the false story that a pizza place in Washington, D.C. was the site of a child sex ring.