Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 25-31:
Oct. 25: Actor Marion Ross is 92. Singer Jon Anderson (Yes) is 76. Singer Taffy Nivert (formerly Danoff) of Starland Vocal Band is 76....
NEW YORK (AP) — As "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" cruises into its tenth season, Jerry Seinfeld realizes that with great success also comes the potential for lawsuits. He experienced it with the "Seinfeld" television series, his animated turn in "Bee Movie," and now with his latest show.
The lawsuit comes from Christian Charles, who claims he developed the concept, and is therefore the owner of the project. Charles directed the first episode of the series.
ShowBiz Minute: CMT, Bee, Kardashian West
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Samantha Bee returned to her TBS show Wednesday, apologizing again for using a crude epithet to describe Ivanka Trump but expressing anger that the ensuing controversy distracted from more important issues.
President Donald Trump had called for her to be fired for what she said on last week's episode of "Full Frontal," but TBS accepted her apology.
Griffin defends Bee over Ivanka Trump comments
DENVER (AP) — A Western Conservative Summit to be held in Denver has denied press credentials to a television show starring Samantha Bee.
Bee has been criticized for referring to President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, by a vulgar term last week.
Bee, who hosts the TBS television show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," apologized for the remark Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who once bragged that his celebrity status gave him a pass to grab women's crotches, asked Friday why comedian Samantha Bee wasn't fired for using a vulgar, sexist term to describe his daughter.
Trump tweeted that it was a "total double standard" that TBS hadn't canceled Bee's show, "Full Frontal" after the comedian said Ivanka Trump was a "feckless c---" on immigration.
ShowBiz Minute: Bee, Trump, Roseanne
Stars react to Samantha Bee’s Ivanka comments
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Samantha Bee (all times local):
Samantha Bee is apologizing to Ivanka Trump and her viewers for using an expletive to describe the president's daughter.
Bee issued a statement Thursday that says her language was "inappropriate and inexcusable." She says she crossed a line and deeply regrets it.
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Samantha Bee apologized to Ivanka Trump and viewers on Thursday for using an obscenity to describe the president's daughter, an incident that quickly thrust her into the middle of the nation's political divide.
Her network, TBS, also said it was "our mistake, too," in allowing the language on Bee's show, "Full Frontal," on Wednesday. Her show is taped and not aired live.
NEW YORK (AP) — There were movie stars and supermodels, TV hosts and pop stars.
But perhaps the most rapturous ovation at Glamour magazine's annual Women of the Year awards went to 79-year-old Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters of California, who delighted the crowd — including hundreds of cheering young girls — with a rousing speech that ended on a very political note. "Impeach him," she exhorted the audience. "Impeach 45! Impeach 45!"
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been one epic year for women, a notion definitely not lost on Glamour magazine as it named U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, 27 key facilitators of the Women's March on Washington and astronaut Peggy Whitson among its women of the year from the worlds of politics, entertainment, fashion, business and more.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fun facts about Thursday's nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards:
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a rare TV reunion Tuesday as Stephen Colbert played host to a gang of fellow "Daily Show" alums on a special edition of CBS' "The Late Show."
Along with Jon Stewart, former longtime anchor of the Comedy Central fake newscast, Colbert welcomed Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry, all of whom, like Colbert, sharpened their satirical skills and won fans as "Daily Show" correspondents before heading out on their own.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert is hosting a "Daily Show" reunion on his late-night show.
CBS said Wednesday that Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry will join Colbert on "The Late Show" next week.
Colbert was part of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" hosted by Stewart before launching the channel's "The Colbert Report."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House Correspondents' Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT):
The First Amendment has been getting plenty of praise from prominent Washington journalists attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner. The event was held this year without President Donald Trump and without the usual Hollywood presence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee" is apologizing for a recent segment in which a cancer patient was described as having "Nazi hair."
A post on the show's official Twitter page Thursday offers an apology for offending Kyle Coddington, who was included in its coverage of the Conservative Political Action Conference.
"We only learned of his condition today & have removed him from the piece," the tweet said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian-commentator Samantha Bee and author-activist Masha Gessen will be speaking in May about "gender and power" during the age of President Donald Trump.
PEN America announced Thursday that Gessen and Bee have agreed to participate in the annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture, a featured event of the PEN World Voices Festival. Gessen, a prominent critic of Trump and of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, will give a talk, followed by a conversation with Bee.
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO's ads promoting John Oliver on "Last Week Tonight" depict him cowering behind a desk, with the tag line, "Scary times call for a scared man."
Be not afraid. Between Oliver's return Sunday from a three-month hiatus and Donald Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin's stint hosting "Saturday Night Live," this is shaping up to be a big weekend in what has already been a promising start to the Trump era in late-night comedy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Samantha Bee is throwing an alternative party to the annual White House Correspondents Dinner this spring.
Bee, who hosts TBS' "Full Frontal" weekly show, said she will welcome journalists and "non-irritating celebrities" to the first annual Not the White House Correspondents Dinner. It will be held on the same April night as that annual event, a fundraiser that mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities.
NEW YORK (AP) — Samantha Bee is keeping her job, but changing her night.
TBS announced on Wednesday that "Full Frontal," the weekly comic series starring Bee, will be back for its second season starting Jan. 11. But instead of broadcasting Monday nights, the show will switch to Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m. EST. TBS said that should make the production process easier.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama predicted that some of Hillary Clinton's opponents will belittle her as overly emotional if she becomes the nation's first woman president.
Obama's critics falsely claimed he wasn't born in the U.S. During an appearance on TBS' "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Monday, he was asked what the equivalent for Clinton will be.
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Samantha Bee insists she's a Jimmy Fallon fan. But she said Wednesday that her caustic attack this week on Fallon's now-infamous hair mussing appearance with Donald Trump came because she'd had it with the "continued normalization of deplorable."
The fallout from Trump's "Tonight" show appearance last Thursday is the most serious faced by the genial Fallon since he replaced Jay Leno in 2014 and instantly became the nation's most popular late-night host.
NEW YORK (AP) — It seems everyone has gone to the Republican National Convention.
But Samantha Bee already went to Cleveland and came back home — and lived to tell her audience about it.
"We wanted to get out of the studio, and that's what we did," said Bee from the Manhattan office of her TBS political-and-cultural-humor series, "Full Frontal" (which airs Mondays at 10:30 p.m. EDT).