It is getting harder to keep track of regular television programming nowadays since people are so busy, but Television Fanatic has provided a unique service that lets users keep up with their shows during their free time. This service consists of a toolbar that is installed on the user’s computer that aggregates many popular shows and lets people view them online. All of the shows are legally downloaded to the company’s server, and users can even utilize the toolbar with their existing Netflix or Hulu accounts. Despite these many conveniences that are presented by the concept of video streaming, some people still have problems with the concept. Video streaming can sometimes lead to choppy quality or poor download speeds. That is why Television Fanatic has provided some tips on how to improve video streaming quality and speed. Read more
Greg Anderson, founder of Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation, experienced a defining moment in 1984 when we was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Greg was given just 30 days to live by his surgeon. He was told nothing more could be done. It’s now 2013, almost 30 years later, and Greg is not only alive but he thrives and is cancer-free.
Refusing to accept the hopelessness of his prognosis, Greg created a whole-person approach to cancer survival. This included medicine as well as high-level nutrition, daily exercise, powerful mind/body disciplines as well as contemplative prayer. Today he has started an international outreach to help people with cancer who have been told that their situation is hopeless. Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation is one of those inspiring organizations. Read more
According to the brand marketing experts at brand.com, reviews of popular television shows and movies have highlighted the rise of a particular segment of America’s population. This sector of users and viewers, dubbed ‘geek culture,’ makes up a large and fairly influential demographic. YouTube is using geek culture as a platform to showcase some of their most original and hilarious commentaries and pieces of content. Read more
Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera has politely declined an invitation to be on season 17 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” A bad foot is keeping him on the sidelines. Other TVNewsers have blitzed the ballroom in the past, including HLN’s Nancy Grace in 2011 — where she may or may not have had a wardrobe malfunction — and Tucker Carlson in 2007, at the time with MSNBC.
Honored to be asked to do DWTS. It’s a great show, enduring & energetic. Sorry Deena but can’t for lots of reasons including a bad foot Thx
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) August 6, 2013
“Today” show correspondent Peter Alexander and WJLA main anchor Alison Starling are just about a week into their new life as husband and wife. Alexander and Starling married last Saturday on the roof of the Newseum in Washington, DC.
The couple met while they were both reporters in Seattle, he at KCPQ (FOX) and she at KIRO (CBS).
(Photo: Greg Gibson Photography)
Morgan asks the actress if she had “more or less sympathy” for Fox News political analyst Sarah Palin as Louis-Dreyfus prepared for her role as the Vice President. “I have more sympathy for all women in government. I think that being…a woman in a position of power is tricky,” she says. “I think the more women we have in power the better off our country will be.”
“More Sarah Palins?” Morgan asks. “No. Not more Sarah Palins in my opinion,” adding, “I’d like a hundred more female democrats.”
TVGuide’s Stephen Battaglio chats with FBN’s Melissa Francis whose penning a memoir due out later this year. Francis, who went from child star, to Harvard, to business network anchor, gets praise from a former boss:
“She has a playful yet inquisitive edge to her that makes her different than the die-cast cable anchors,” says “Piers Morgan Tonight” executive producer Jonathan Wald, who worked with Francis at CNBC.
As the Girl Scouts of the USA celebrates its 100th anniversary, we’re finding out which tvnewsers once were Scouts themselves.
The girl pictured at right? Yup, it’s Katie Couric, who tells ABC News online of having competed for the ‘Most Creative Dish’ award at a troop cookout. Despite the steak sandwich she whipped up, she lost out, “much to my chagrin”.
The lesson she learned? “Sometimes life isn’t fair. It can be tougher to swallow than a steak sandwich, but that’s the way the hoagie roll crumbles.”
As Soledad O’Brien Searches for Breitbart ‘Bombshell,’ Breitbart Editor Says It’s ‘Happening on this Program’
Before he died a week ago today, conservative author Andrew Breitbart and his team were in the process of vetting videotapes from Pres. Obama’s college days. One of those videos is now out and posted on Breitbart.com. This morning on “Starting Point” Soledad O’Brien had on Joel Pollak, EIC of Breitbart.com.
The video shows the late Harvard Law professor Derrick Bell being introduced and embraced by Barack Obama at a rally. After playing the video and debating its merit, O’Brien asked Pollak: “If your bombshell is that Derrick Bell is a radical … is that what you’re trying to say? I’m just trying to understand what the bombshell is, because I haven’t seen a bombshell yet.”
“The bombshell is happening right here on this program,” said Pollak, “Where we have a story and you’re not interested in telling your viewers who Derrick Bell actually is.” Watch: