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Leonard Cohen Estate “Dismayed” at Unauthorized Use of “Hallelujah” at Republican Convention

Leonard Cohen's estate have issued a statement, along with Sony, regarding the unauthorized use of the late singer's song "Hallelujah" at the Republican National Convention.

TV Ratings: Republican Convention Closes Higher, Trails Democrats

Donald Trump's acceptance of his party's nomination for president drew the biggest ratings of the 2020 Republican National Convention, but it came in well behind the 2016 gathering.

Lil Rel Howery Talks Police Accountability, Double Standards in ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Guest Hosting Gig

Comedian and Get Out actor Lil Rel Howery passionately took on police shootings and budgets, the recent NBA and WNBA protests, and a discrepancy in treatment between America's white and Black teens…

Critic’s Notebook: On Final Night of Republican Convention, a Listless, Low-Energy Trump

The content of Donald Trump's numbingly long speech concluding the Republican convention was incendiary, but the delivery was unusually sluggish and soporific.

Stephen Colbert Declares “Full Disclosure, I Did Not Watch Much of the Convention”

Going live after the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, Stephen Colbert declared, "Full disclosure, I did not watch much of the convention." He then clarified, "I did not watch any of it."

Republican Convention Defends Police as Racial Tension Rises Anew

Republicans opened the third night of their convention with an aggressive defense of law enforcement, as the nation faced renewed tensions following the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin…

TV Ratings: Republican Convention Improves on Night 2

Ratings for the second night of the Republican National Convention improved by a decent amount, though they're behind the 2016 gathering.

Melania Trump Tells Virus Sufferers They’re “Not Alone”

The people closest to President Donald Trump — his family — were starring on the second night of the Republican National Convention as the GOP worked to reintroduce the president to American voters…

TV Ratings: Republican Convention Down on First Night

Night one of the Republican National Convention was down in the ratings compared to 2016, by about the same amount as the Democratic convention's opener last week.

Stephen Colbert Decries Republican “Cult” in Live Post-Convention Show

The first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention offered Stephen Colbert ample material for his live, post-show analysis on Monday.

Nikki Haley Argues “America Is Not a Racist Country” at Republican Convention

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is recounting how states like her native South Carolina have rebounded from racist violence, saying, "America is not a racist country."

Scott Baio Defends RNC Speech, Embraces Trump Backlash: “I Don’t Care” (Q&A)

"I still think he's going to win ... I think the silent majority is about done with this crap," Baio says of the GOP presidential nominee.