Daytime Emmys return to live in-person show, 'Y&R' tops noms
TV-Daytime Emmys Preview FILE - Host Mario Lopez appears on stage at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif., on May 5, 2019. The stars and creators of daytime television are gathering in person to hand out trophies live at the Daytime Emmys on Friday. Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner of “Entertainment Tonight” host the awards, which return to a full-capacity live ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The singer could nab a third straight entertainment talk show host trophy, and her syndicated show is vying for its second consecutive honor. DeGeneres’ eponymous show won for writing team for a daytime non-fiction series, earning the comedian the final Daytime Emmy of her decorated 19-year run.wftv.com
‘Wheel of Fortune’ co-host Vanna White mourns loss of father in social media post: ‘Lived a full, happy life’
“It is with great sadness that I tell you my 96 year old dad passed away peacefully this morning,” Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White wrote on Twitter. “He lived a full and happy life and will be remembered as one of the kindest and most wonderful human beings of North Myrtle Beach. I love you so much dad. RIP #love #bestdadever.”news.yahoo.com
Give Kids the World announces DIS Con 2022, will showcase best of Disney, ‘Aladdin’ reunion
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Get ready to celebrate all the magic of Disney. Last week, Give Kids the World Village announced DIS Con 2022. The one-of-a-kind expo will celebrate all facets of Disney – Disney, Marvel and Pixar, as well as film, television, theme parks, music and memorabilia – and will run from Sept. 30 through Oct. 1 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Here’s whyHighlighting the event is a 30th anniversary reunion of the animated classic “Aladdin” featuring Linda Larkin, the voice of Princess Jasmine, and Jonathan Freeman, the voice of Jafar. READ: New York firm buys resort on Walt Disney World propertyConvention passes start at $59.99 for a single day.wftv.com
Wheel of Fortune: Third contestant wins $100K in same week
Stunned host: "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak said he was shocked when contestants topped $100,000 in winnings on three consecutive nights. Bree is our 🎉🎉🎉 THIRD $100,000 WINNER IN A ROW! >> ‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant will get car despite losing on technicalityThat was the first time there were back-to-back winners who cashed in more than $100,000. “I’m running out of words to describe my reaction,” Pat Sajak said. “That would be ridiculous” and “virtually impossible,” Pat Sajak said.wftv.com
‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant will get car despite losing on technicality
Getting technical: Pat Sajak ruled that a contestant delayed the final word in her answer and did not allow the correct response. (Christopher Willard via Getty Images)After a puzzling loss due to a technicality, a “Wheel of Fortune” contestant will receive a new Audi after all. During Tuesday’s airing of the show, Rubush reached the bonus round with $16,500 in earnings, Entertainment Weekly reported. https://t.co/WrX5xOVgIE — Audi USA (@Audi) December 23, 2021“Come on @WheelofFortune , the woman literally chose the right word,” “Jeopardy!” contestant Alex Jacobs tweeted. “Wheel of Fortune” did not immediately respond to requests for comment, CNN and Entertainment Weekly reported.wftv.com
Rush Limbaugh, radio king and architect of right wing, dies
FILE - This Nov. 5, 2018 file photo shows radio personality Rush Limbaugh introducing President Donald Trump at the start of a campaign rally in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. Ad“The Super Nova of American conservatism,” heralded Ann Coulter. “Lies are facts.”Rush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to the former Mildred Armstrong and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. Rush Limbaugh was on the air, and the public figure who would become known to millions essentially was born.
Rush Limbaugh, voice of American conservatism, has died
Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. Unflinchingly conservative, wildly partisan, bombastically self-promoting and larger than life, Limbaugh galvanized listeners for more than 30 years with his talent for sarcastic, insult-laced commentary. “We’re supposed to be horrified by the protesters,” Limbaugh told his listeners the next day after the Jan. 6 attack. AdRush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the former Mildred Armstrong, and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. He attracts more listeners with just his voice than the rest of us could ever imagine,” Beck wrote in Time magazine in 2009.
Trebek remembered for grace that elevated him above TV host
FILE - This May 5, 2019, file photo shows Alex Trebek gestures while presenting an award at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Alex Trebek never pretended to have all the answers, but the “Jeopardy!" He taped his daily “Jeopardy!” shows at a frenetic pace, recording as many as 10 episodes (two weeks’ worth) in just two days. It had yet to bring in a substitute host for Trebek — save once, when he and “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak swapped their TV jobs as an April’s Fool prank.
Contestant uses his intro to say he's trapped in loveless marriage
One contestant on Monday night's episode of "Wheel of Fortune" used his introduction with host Pat Sajak to tell viewers he is "trapped in a loveless marriage" to an "old battle-axe." The big-bearded contestant Blair Davis, from San Diego, said he owned a small trucking business, then went on to describe his family. "I've been trapped in a loveless marriage for the last 12 years to an old battle-axe named Kim," Davis told the crowd. "Absolutely, I love them like nobody's business," Davis said, smiling. Davis made some fans on Twitter laugh, with one writing, "About to start watching Wheel of Fortune again."
Is 'Wheel of Fortune' Contestant's Intro Best or Worst Ever? Today on Inside Edition
A "Wheel of Fortune" contestant's opening introduction is raising some eyebrows. Blair Davis told host Pat Sajak he was trapped in a "loveless marriage" and cursed with stepchildren. The recent shooting of Atatiana Jefferson has some wondering whether more emphasis is being placed on cop safety than civilian lives. Inside Edition visited a training center to see what prospective officers are being taught. For more Inside Edition stories tune in to today's show.