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  • Rock has made no decisions on Oscar monologue, says his rep

    January 25, 2016 3:00 PM

    NEW YORK - A representative for Chris Rock says the Oscar host has made no decisions about his opening monologue. Rock's publicist Leslie Sloane, in a statement Monday, refuted earlier comments by Academy Awards co-producer Reginald Hudlin that Rock had scraped earlier plans and was rewriting the show following... more »
  • Donald Trump to host 'Saturday Night Live'

    October 13, 2015 1:42 PM

    NEW YORK - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has agreed to host "Saturday Night Live" next month. NBC said its former "Celebrity Apprentice" host will be the headliner of the Nov. 7 show. It's the second time he has hosted the venerable comedy institution; he was on the show... more »
  • International Student Exchange Play Video

    July 16, 2015 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The International Student Exchange has been connecting people from different countries for 32 years. The non-profit organization finds homes for 2,800 exchange students every year, with about 150 of those students coming to Louisiana. The ISE is looking for families interested in hosting students in the program.... more »
  • Metro Council to talk pay raises and pageants Play Video

    March 25, 2015 7:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There is a packed agenda for Wednesday's Metro Council meeting . The council could decide to put more money in the pockets of city workers. They will vote on a pay raise today that was promised by Mayor Kip Holden. Everyone but the firefighter's union had... more »
  • Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

    February 10, 2015 6:28 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Comedy Central says that Jon Stewart will leave "The Daily Show" as host later this year. His departure was announced by Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless after Stewart broke the news to the audience at Tuesday's taping in New York. Stewart took over the show in 1999.... more »
  • Co-host of NPR's Car Talk dies at 77

    November 3, 2014 2:32 PM

    BOSTON - One of the hosts of National Public Radio's popular "Car Talk" show has died. The news organization says Tom Magliozzi died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old. NPR says Magliozzi and his brother, Ray, graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, were Cambridge... more »
  • LSU to host SEC Softball Tournament in 2015

    August 27, 2014 11:43 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - LSU will play host to the 2015 SEC Softball Tournament for the second time in program history next May, according to an announcement by Southeastern Conference athletic directors on Wednesday. The tournament, which will run May 6-9, 2015, will be held in the university's new Tiger... more »
  • Super Bowl could be back in New Orleans in 2018

    May 20, 2014 6:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Could the Super Bowl be coming back to Louisiana? NFL owners should decide today. New Orleans is a finalist for Super Bowl LII in 2018, along with Minneapolis and Indianapolis. The Crescent City is considered the favorite to win the bid, largely because of its warm... more »
  • National radio host, Kidd Kraddick dies unexpectedly

    July 27, 2013 11:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Nationally syndicated radio host David "Kidd" Kraddick died unexpectedly Saturday at age 53. Kraddick hosted the the B97 FM radio station program "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" in New Orleans. He also had a foundation, "Kidd's Kids," which rewards ill children with a dream vacation. ... more »
  • Locals aghast over radio skit making fun of Steve Gleason Play Video

    June 17, 2013 10:31 PM

    ATLANTA - Radio hosts were fired after making fun of former New Orleans Saint and ALS patient, Steve Gleason. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, causes rapid deterioration of muscles and loss of speech and other functions. Gleason is wheelchair bound, talks with the help of a... more »
  • LSU hosts Ole Miss for last regular-season series

    May 16, 2013 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Second-ranked LSU (46-7, 21-6 SEC) plays host tonight to Ole Miss for the start of their last regular season three-game series. LSU is No. 2 in the SEC with a 2.37 team ERA, and the Tigers' staff is fourth in the league in strikeouts with 412.... more »
  • Tigers play host to Demons tonight

    March 20, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - No. 3 LSU (18-2) hosts Northwestern State (9-13) tonight to start a four-game series. The Tigers won 12 of their last 13 games, including an SEC series win over Mississippi State last weekend. Coach Paul Manieri said they have a lot of respect for the... more »
  • Voice of Louisiana Hayride, Frank Page dies Play Video

    January 11, 2013 3:40 PM

    SHREVEPORT - The man who introduced a then-unknown Elvis Presley to worldwide audiences through his work with the Louisiana Hayride - the state's version of the heralded Grand Ole Opry - has died. Veteran radio broadcaster Frank Page died late Wednesday after succumbing to a severe respiratory infection while hospitalized... more »
  • Storm hosts Rose Parade show after fiery accident

    January 1, 2013 6:06 PM

    PASADENA, Calif. - Hannah Storm was back on the air Tuesday, hosting the Rose Parade telecast three weeks after a propane gas grill accident left the ESPN anchor with first- and second-degree burns to her face, hands, chest and neck. Storm lost roughly half her hair in the accident Dec.... more »

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