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Discovery+ Nabs Rights to Alex Holder’s Trump 2020 Election Footage Documentary

Streamer Discovery+ revealed Wednesday that it has purchased Unprecedented, documentary filmmaker Alex Holder’s three-part series on former president Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that has gained the attention of the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. “Alex Holder’s Unprecedented three-part docuseries about the 2020 election will be released on Discovery+ […]

Donald Trump’s Media Company Seeks “Cancelled” Shows, News and Podcasts for Its Subscription Streaming Service

Former President Donald Trump appears intent on launching a subscription streaming video service, even as his company’s flagship product Truth Social has thus far failed to take off. Trump Media and Technology Group, led by CEO Devin Nunes, is actively beginning to build out the streaming service, and a securities filing Friday details what the […]

John Oliver Slams GOP’s Election Denier, Nationalist Candidate in Pennsylvania Governor Race

Doug Mastriano’s ties aren’t the only thing John Oliver doesn’t like about the man who won the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor last week. But, to be fair, he really doesn’t like those ties. Mastriano, a state senator who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump in his current campaign, is known for wearing ties […]

Trump Agrees to Use Truth Social as Primary Social Media Platform

Donald Trump has agreed to post on Truth Social before any other social media platform, as the new company views the former president as the centerpiece of its business model.  The disclosure comes in a filing related to the merger between blank check company Digital World Acquisition Corp. and Trump Media & Technology Group Corp., […]

‘Split at the Root’ Director Talks Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy: “It’s Psychological Torture”

The Trump administration in 2018 may have begun justifying the separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border to send undocumented asylum seekers to criminal detention and prosecution. But Emmy-nominated filmmaker Linda Goldstein Knowlton (The World According to Sesame Street) just saw frightened mothers with their children — some babies and toddlers — […]

John Oliver Takes on Dr. Oz and His “Sh— Show” Senate Campaign on ‘Last Week Tonight’

Not surprisingly, Donald Trump’s endorsement of Dr. Mehmet Oz in the Pennsylvania Senate — and Oz’s campaign itself — aren’t sitting well with John Oliver. The HBO late night talk show host showed a clip of the former president endorsing Oz ahead of the state’s Republican primary, in which Trump noted that Oz had been […]

Donald Trump Election Play ‘The 47th’: Theater Review

Tony and Olivier Award winner Bertie Carvel plays Trump, opposite Tamara Tunie’s Kamala Harris, in Mike Bartlett’s Shakespearean take on the next U.S. presidential election, directed by Rupert Goold.

‘SNL’ Cold Open Takes Crack at Fox News, Trump for Putin Support

Donald Trump, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson and friends flooded Mar-a-Lago to raise funds for the real victims of the Ukraine invasion — the oligarchs — during Saturday Night Live, touching on everything from the Capitol riots to Harry Potter and Rihanna’s pregnancy. “I’m Tucker Carlson, and I’m like if a pair of boat shoes came to […]

Donald Trump Must Testify in New York Investigation, Judge Rules

Former President Donald Trump must answer questions under oath in New York state’s civil investigation into his business practices, a judge ruled Thursday. Judge Arthur Engoron ordered Trump and his two eldest children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., to comply with subpoenas issued in December by New York Attorney General Letitia James. Trump and his […]

Biden Marks Year Since Capitol Attack: “I Will Stand in This Breach”

President Joe Biden on Thursday delivered what he declared was the “God’s truth” marking the first anniversary of the U.S. Capitol insurrection, the violent attack by Donald Trump’s supporters that has fundamentally changed Congress and raised global concerns about the future of American democracy. Biden’s criticism was particularly blistering of then-President Trump and his violent […]

Sean Hannity, Fox News Face Ethical Issues Over Trump Text Revelations

For years, Sean Hannity has skirted ethical boundaries with his role on a television network with “news” in its name. Yet it’s never been as stark as now, with the committee investigating last year’s Capitol insurrection seeking his testimony. The Jan. 6 select committee has revealed a series of texts where Hannity privately advised former […]

Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. Subpoenaed by N.Y. Attorney General

New York’s attorney general recently subpoenaed former President Donald Trump and his two eldest children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., demanding their testimony in connection with a civil investigation into the family’s business practices, according to a court filing made public Monday. The subpoenas, stemming from Attorney General Letitia James’ yearslong investigation into matters including […]