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Posts Tagged ‘Derek James’

Charlotte AM Host Lobbies Anderson Cooper for Job

As if he’s not going to be getting enough lobbying during the convention, Anderson Cooper was put on the spot by WCCB‘s FOX News Rising co-host and staff meteorologist Derek James.

The Charlotte morning anchor openly pitched Cooper, in town for the Democratic National Convention, for a spot as co-host on Cooper’s show “Anderson Live” (video above). Read more

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Happy National Hug An Anchor Day!

Happy National Hug An Anchor Day, everybody!

In a tradition reportedly started by “Fox & Friends” in 2009 (although they called it “Hug A Newsman Day” back then–video above), today, April 4th, is the time to show some affection to your favorite news anchor.

Anchors across the country have been taking part in the holiday on-air. Read more

Anchor Derek James Accuses Anderson Cooper of Ripping Off WCCB Segment

WCCB morning anchor Derek James is calling out Anderson Cooper for seemingly ripping off a regular segment that James did back in January (video above–begins around 1-minute mark).

Both James and Cooper share an apparent respect for the collected works of author Nicole Polizzi (aka Snooki). James expressed his admiration for Snooki at the beginning of this year in a series of segments that look a lot like one that Cooper did recently.

Charlotte’s WCCB Spoofs Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday’

The morning team at Charlotte’s WCCB spoofed the suddenly popular YouTube hit “Friday” this week, with “Fox News Rising” co-host Derek James doing his best Rebecca Black impression (video above).

“It made waves as the worst song ever,” reads the post on WCCB’s website, “so the gang at ‘FNR’ decided a spoof would be in order.”

The “Friday” music video, which features the 13-year-old Black singing about mundane events unfolding in her life, has racked up over 16 million views on YouTube so far and landed the wannabe pop star on “Good Morning America.

Original video, gulp, inside… Read more