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‘Bachelor’ star apologizes for calling gays perverts, ABC issues swift rebuke

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Juan Pablo Galavis
The star of ABC’s “The Bachelor” has made anti-gay comments that drew a swift rebuke from the network and an apology from the bachelor himself. [...]

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‘The Bachelor:’ I respect gay people, but they’re not a good example for kids

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Juan Pablo Galavis
ABC's "The Bachelor" -- Juan Pablo Galavis -- says he's not interested in seeing a gay version of the popular reality series because gay people are not a good example for kids. [...]

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‘The Fosters’ credits negative attention from One Million Moms for strong season

Friday, January 17, 2014
ABC FamilyStef (Teri Polo) and Lena (Sherri Saum) in a scene from "The Fosters." The season finale, aired Aug. 5, 2013, featured the first gay characters to say “I do” since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.
PASADENA, Calif. — The people behind the ABC Family show "The Fosters" say that criticism from the group One Million Moms contributed to it getting off to a strong start for the cable network. [...]

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‘Duck Dynasty’ season 5 premiere down 3.3 million viewers from season 4 opener

Thursday, January 16, 2014
A&E
NEW YORK -- Nielsen says "Duck Dynasty" drew 8.5 million viewers for its fifth-season premiere. [...]

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Ellen DeGeneres collects 14th People’s Choice award

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Ellen-DeGeneres-PCA
LOS ANGELES -- The fans made their top picks in television, music and film at the 2014 People's Choice Awards and deemed Ellen DeGeneres their favorite daytime TV host, making her the woman with the most People's Choice honors - a total of 14 trophies. [...]

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Evander Holyfield: Homosexuality is like a ‘handicap,’ it ‘ain’t normal’

Sunday, January 5, 2014
Evander Holyfield
LONDON -- Former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield is facing calls to be kicked off the U.K.'s "Celebrity Big Brother" after likening homosexuality to a "handicap," and insisting that being gay is a choice and "ain't normal." [...]

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A&E reverses decision on ‘Duck Dynasty’ patriarch’s suspension

Friday, December 27, 2013
A&EPhil Robertson
“Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson will return to work on A&E’s reality show despite his comments about gay immorality, the channel said Friday, reversing its decision to suspend him after facing a backlash and threatened boycott. [...]

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‘Glee’ star Dot-Marie Jones marries longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen

Sunday, December 22, 2013
Invision/APDot-Marie Jones (right) and Bridgett Casteen at the
2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 15, 2013.
LOS ANGELES -- "Glee" star Dot-Marie Jones married her longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen on Saturday, reports People magazine. [...]

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‘Duck Dynasty’ fans react to Robertson’s suspension by A&E

Thursday, December 19, 2013
A&EPhil Robertson
LOS ANGELES — When the A&E network suspended "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson for disparaging gay people, it may have followed a time-honored TV tradition of quickly silencing a star who, for better or worse, speaks his mind. But in doing so it also ruffled the feathers of possibly millions [...]

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La. governor Bobby Jindal critical of A&E ‘Duck Dynasty’ suspension

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Zach Dilgard, A&E  (AP)From left: Phil Robertson, Jase Robertson, Si Robertson and Willie Robertson from the A&E series, "Duck Dynasty."
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The A&E cable television network's suspension of "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson from the hit reality show has drawn criticism from the governor of his home state. [...]

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