PBS Reports Alleged Sexual Harassment By Ex-Host Tavis Smiley

January 3rd, 2020 5:10 PM
The #MeToo movement accusing male celebrities of committing sexual harassment crimes is still playing out even thought we’re now in 2020, more than three years since the scandal started. The latest development came on Thursday, when a judge ruled against a motion to dismiss allegations regarding former talk show host Tavis Smiley, who was suspended by PBS after a report from an external…

PBS Cuts Al Franken From Comedy Tribute Honoring David Letterman

November 21st, 2017 5:47 AM
Senator Al Franken has been removed from a PBS program that aired nationally as a tribute to former CBS Late Night host and comedian David Letterman on Monday at 8 p.m. After noting that “Franken participated in the event,” the network stated that he “will not appear substantially in the PBS program” because his inclusion “at this time would distract from the show…