As we mentioned in this morning’s Ticker, the White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday night was filled with jokes. Here’s a clip from Jimmy Kimmel and coverage of President Obama’s bit. Separately and unsurprisingly, Keith Olbermann had something to say about a joke aimed in his direction. Olbermann took to Twitter.
MinOnline has a list of the top six monthlies for May, with Marie Claire on top.
Ryan Seacrest continues along his path to world domination with a deal that will put him on the Today show as well as NBC primetime news and the network’s entertainment specials. He’ll be cutting back on E!. TVNewser has the press release.
Barnes & Noble is launching a digital subsidiary that will separate it from the bookstore business. B&N has partnered with Microsoft on a deal that will include the college book business and an app on the new Windows system. The two had been locked in a patent infringement lawsuit previously.
Consumers are spending more on home entertainment for the first time in years. The number: $4.45 billion. [via]
Katie Couric is getting her own online talk show. [via]
Whitney Cummings, the comedian behind 2 Broke Girls and Whitney, is getting her own talk show on the E! Network, Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings. The show will discuss pop culture, sex, relationships (the usual) but with comedians and her computer.
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