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Mainstream Media Lands on Hannity Biggest Losers List

On his end-of-year awards audience panel show Thursday, Sean Hannity picked the mainstream media as one of his top five losers.

Rolling an opening montage of the losers, “Hannity” aired the vile comments Martin Bashir made about Sarah Palin that ultimately led to his resignation, as well as fellow recently-departed host Alec Baldwin‘s confrontation with a local reporter.

Hannity also took a jab at MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, showing the “Hardball” host defending President Obama.

Others who made the list include Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, former Congressman Anthony Weiner, President Obama’s cabinet, and the president himself.

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Anderson Cooper Shares Mother’s Sexual Romance Story

On his show’s year-in-review panel last night, Anderson Cooper revealed more than his audience might have expected to hear about his mother’s romance memoir.

Responding to panelist Dan Savage picking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as his scandal of the year citing Ford’s knack for sexual jokes, Cooper told a story about his mother:

“My mom once wrote a romance memoir about men she had dated, and I use that term loosely, and she described one guy she was currently dating– my mom was 85 at the time– as the Nijinsky of cunnilingus. And she made me proofread the book.”

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Ron Burgundy Sings For His ‘Dear Friend’ Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Ron BurgundyWill Ferrell visited Conan O’Brien last night as “Anchorman” Ron Burgundy, and sang in defense of his “dear friend” Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

“My dear, dear, dear friend, Mayor Rob Ford of Toronto, is running for reelection, and I hold him in the highest regard…he is the best!”

“He’s a controversial figure,” O’Brien shot back.

“Controversial cause he’s so damn honest, yea,” Burgundy said. “Outstanding individual…he’s asked me to sing the campaign theme song for his reelection.”

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Toronto Mayor Makes the Morning Show Rounds: ‘I’m Embarrassed’

Following interviews with Fox News and CNN over the weekend, followed by more public antics yesterday, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appeared on both “Good Morning America” and “Today” this morning. Matt Lauer traveled to Toronto to interview Ford last night. While he says he’s “not perfect,” he did say he plans to run for re-election:

Ford also told ABC’s Linsey Davis that the city council “stabbed me in the back.” Watch: Read more

‘Oh My God! He’s Attacked Somebody’

So, here’s what happened in Toronto this afternoon. CBC TV was carrying live coverage of a City Council hearing that may strip embattled Mayor Rob Ford of more of his powers. As the hearing was entering a recess, Ford runs to the other side of the chamber and knocks over City Councillor Pam McConnell. “Oh my God! He’s attacked somebody,” said one of the CBC anchors.

FNC’s John Roberts, CNN’s Bill Weir Interview Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

RobertsFordThe Toronto Council meets again today to decide whether to strip embattled Mayor Rob Ford of more of his powers. Meanwhile, Ford is not backing down.

Over the weekend, while Bobby Moynihan was doing him, he did interviews with two U.S. networks. FNC’s Canadian-born John Roberts did a satellite interview with Ford Sunday afternoon.

“We talked to to him for about 15 minutes while he was taking a break from filming his new television show for the Sun News Network,” said Roberts.

This morning on CNN’s “New Day” Bill Weir talked about how his Ford interview came together. It started with a conversation Weir had with Ford’s brother, Toronto Councillor Doug Ford, Friday night. “I said I’d love to visit your ward and meet your supporters. He called my bluff, and less than 18 hours later I found myself in a Toronto housing project, listening to a Rob Ford rant.”

“I was tired of all these allegations and bullshit. Excuse my words. Sorry I shouldn’t swear in front of the kids,” Ford says to Weir. WATCH:

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