Do I think it’s funny President Biden called a Fox News reporter a ‘stupid son of a bitch’? Yes. Does that make me a hypocrite? Also, yes.

Sure, Huskies are criminally adorable when they’re puppies …

But the next thing you know, your living room sounds like this. (SOUND ON. FOR AS LONG AS YOU CAN HANDLE IT.)

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Look. I know it is hypocritical of me, a person who freaked out every time Former President Wiped His Ass with the First Amendment attacked the press (which was every other goddamned day, in case you forgot), thinks it’s funny that President Biden called Fox News’ Peter Doocy a “stupid son of a bitch” on a hot mic, but here we are. I’m pleased President Biden apologized, in large part for the sanctity of the office itself. But do I think he was wrong? Lol, nope.

But you know what is a terrible take?

And let’s all be honest: there’s a huge difference between calling a dumb reporter who asks dumb questions dumb, and calling the entirety of the Fourth Estate “the enemy of the people.” One of those things encourages serious — and sometimes acted upon — death threats and undermines the public’s faith in an institution that is designed to hold powerful people to account. The other is calling Doocy stupid. 

As predicted, Amy Schneider stands second to only Ken Jennings now. So how does Jeopardy! keep winning streaks secret for so long? It’s basically just on an honor system between the contestants and the show. However, when one is on a winning streak, it makes things … weird … thanks to the time between when the episodes taped and when they aired.

Laura Ingraham is handling SNL‘s impersonation of her with grace and class. J/K J/K J/K.

E! thinks they know which real-life socialites informed the characters on The Gilded Age.

So, maybe everyone was a little too quick to report that the King of the Hill reboot was definitely on. But if it does happen, it will involve a 15-year time jump.

Peter Dinklage thinks HBO should move on from Game of Thrones and do something new. LOL, OK, SURE, PETE. He also has some thoughts on Disney’s planned live-action Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and they aren’t positive, Bob.

Dick Vitale is sitting out the rest of the basketball season to rest up for vocal surgery.

#MeToo

James Snyder, the star of Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, has been fired for misconduct following a complaint from his co-star Diane Davis.

Queen Latifah has finally spoken out about Equalizer co-star Chris Noth and the allegations against him. “It’s still surreal. It is such a dicey, delicate situation that requires a great deal of respect. That’s a personal thing that he’s going to have to deal with.”  She continued, “Chris’s character’s obviously a big part of the show and it was amazing chemistry, amazing chemistry. And my feeling is justice has to prevail regardless. I just want the right things to be done, you know?”

Danny Masterson’s victims do NOT have to take their cases in front of a religious arbitration panel run by the Church of Scientology after all. The California Court of Appeal ruled that the women have a First Amendment right to leave the church and can not be bound in perpetuity to an arbitration agreement they signed with the cult years ago. GOOD. AND IT’S RIDICULOUS THAT THIS HAD TO BE LITIGATED IN THE FIRST PLACE BECAUSE OBVIOUSLY. (Frankly, most, if not all arbitration agreements are bullshit, but don’t tell my corporate lawyer husband I said so.)

Evan Rachel Wood has accused Marilyn Manson of raping her during the shoot for the video for “Heart-Shaped Glasses.”

I don’t know if Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly are trolling us or not with this engagement ring, but if it really is designed to hurt her if she takes it off … girl, you need to talk to Evan Rachel Wood before you marry this asshole …

This is an interesting article about the 2001 film Jeepers Creepers and whether it was based on a true story or not. Except, it’s not really about that at all? Instead, it becomes an exploration of Jeepers Creepers‘ director, Victor Salva, who was a convicted child rapist who continued to work in the business for years with the support of his powerful friends. It’s a reminder of how far we’ve come but also how depraved the business was before brave people came forward en masse to expose abusers of all stripes.

Filmmaker Shane Carruth has been arrested for domestic violence and vandalism.

BAFTA will not hand out any honorary prizes this year, in the wake of the whole Noel Clarke mess from last year.

In the wake of Joss Whedon’s disastrous interview in which he took no real responsibility for his actions, Charisma Carpenter and Ray Fisher reached out in support of each other:

Renewals

Cancellations

In Development

  • Maggie, a comedy that was originally set to air on ABC, is being moved to Hulu instead.
  • White House Doctor, a drama series produced by Alyssa Milano, has been given a script commitment at Fox.
  • Predators, a docuseries about apex predators, is coming to Netflix.

Casting News

Mark Your Calendars

  • Real Husbands of Hollywood More Kevin, More Problems will premiere on BET+ on February 10.
  • Juvenile Justice premieres on Netflix on February 25.
  • Adam by Eve: A Live in Animation will debut on Netflix on March 15.

R.I.P.

Vachik Mangassarian, Actor who appeared in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Curb Your Enthusiasm among others

Sergei Rakhlin, Russian entertainment journalist and longtime member of the HFPA

WATCH THIS

This Is Us: Jack buries his mother in what I’m sure will be a silly, upbeat episode and not one of those tear-jerking ones. 8 p.m., NBC

Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian: Aziz is still negotiating his comeback (though he didn’t really deserve to be canceled in the first place, if we’re all being honest). Netflix

The Madness of King George: If you haven’t seen this charming historical drama starring the wonderful Ian Holm and Helen Mirren, I suggest you treat yourself. 7 p.m., Movie Max

Late Night:

  • Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jamie Dornan, Nicole Byer, Imagine Dragons
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers: Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Margaret Qualley, Mike Schur, Larnell Lewis
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Joy Reid, Thomas Middleditch
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden: Christina Ricci, Jeremy O. Harris, a performance by the cast of “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Kristen Bell, Ike Barinholtz, Eric Bellinger
  • The Daily Show: W. Kamau Bell
  • Watch What Happens Live: Alexia Echevarria, Lisa Hochstein

TUES. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC Judge Steve Harvey
(new)
Abbott Elementary
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black-ish
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Judge Steve Harvey
(repeat)
CBS FBI
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FBI: International
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FBI: Most Wanted
(repeat)
CW Superman & Lois
(new)
Naomi
(new)
Local
FOX 9-1-1: Lone Star
(repeat)
Our Kind of People
(new)
News/Local
NBC American Auto
(new)
Grand Crew
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This Is Us
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New Amsterdam
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