"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon aired a second video of NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams "rapping" last night.
In the video (below), Williams' newscasts are edited to the lyrics and music of Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre's rap hit "Gin and Juice."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the tune includes Williams stating the lyrics, "I've got a pocket full of rubbers and my homeboys do too.... Sipping on gin and juice, with my mind on my money and my money on my mind."
The parts of the song that included curse words were bleeped out.
Back In February, Fallon edited Williams to the tune "Rapper's Delight" that got more than 8 million views on YouTube.
"It's all anyone mentions to me anymore," Williams told Fallon last night, noted the New York Daily News.
Williams also recalled a story about how Cuba Gooding Jr. thinks he's a musical star.
A local newscast on WBIR in Knoxville, Tenn., recently went terribly wrong when the anchors invited two rabbits onto their desk.
Apparently, the television station was trying to get into the spirit of Easter, but the news anchors were shocked when the rabbits started humping on live television, noted Gawker.
WBIR posted the video (below) on its website with the headline, "Priceless: Awkward moment of the year!"
"He can't do that up here," said one news anchor. "They can be up here, but he can't do that."
The broadcast quickly cut away to congratulate a new mom, who is the wife of a station camerman.
Moments later, the anchor joked, “We will announce the third rabbit’s name in nine months.”
However, it only takes 30 days for a pregnant rabbit to give birth, reports The Daily Dot.
Fox TV will soon air a new reality series in which 12 American women are flown over to England and told that one of them could have a royal wedding with Prince Harry.
"I Wanna Marry Harry" (video below) has one huge catch, the real Prince Harry has nothing to do with the series. Instead, the women are fooled by Prince Harry look-a-like Matthew Hicks, notes Mediaite.com.
Hicks says in the teaser, “I really hope I have what it takes to pull it off.”
According to EOnline, that won't be a problem as the royal-hungry women are fooled by the ruse until Hicks reveals the painfully obvious truth.
Oddly, none of the women seem to question why Prince Harry would need to do a TV reality series to find a wife or why the royal family would suddenly approve of an American woman taking the throne.
PBS has been airing a new science/evolution documentary series entitled "Your Inner Fish," which is based upon a book of the same name written by paleontologist Neil Shubin, a professor at the University of Chicago.
Shubin (pictured) and his colleagues made a major discovery in 2004 when they found a fossil of "transitional" fish, the Tiktaalik, which scientists believe walked on land.
Shubin has been highlighting the transitional parts of the Tiktaalik's anatomy, including its neck, arm-like fins, lungs and gills (video below).
"Flaws in the human body, like our susceptibility to hernias, remind us that we’re all adapted from ancient ancestors, we are, every one of us, just a jury-rigged fish," says Shubin.
The Los Angeles Times praised the PBS series, "All in all, 'Your Inner Fish' reminds us what smart TV really is."
However, creationist Elizabeth Mitchell recently panned the series on creationist Ken Ham's web site Answers In Genesis and even blamed belief in evolution for abortion:
Wrongly believing that humans are just animals that go through a fish stage in the womb has tragically led many women to destroy the human life within them.
And the false belief that the human body suffers from many flaws consequent to our evolutionary heritage leads to a mistaken view of the real origin of suffering and death.
...God designed a perfect human body along with a perfect world in the beginning. How do we know? He told us so in Genesis 1:31. And God warned Adam that rebellion would have consequences (Genesis 2:16–17).
Adam did rebel and ever since that day the entire world has groaned (Romans 8:22) under sin’s curse. People’s bodies have worn down, gotten ill, and died. The problem is neither bad design nor evolutionary bondage, but the perversion of God’s good original designs as a consequence of man’s rebellion against the Creator.
Wrestling star James Brian Hellwig, also known as the "Ultimate Warrior," died this week and was mourned by fans across the country.
According to Fox News, the Ultimate Warrior collapsed on Tuesday night while walking to his car in Scottsdale, Ariz.
During an interview last night with former wrestler Diamond Dallas Page about the Ultimate Warrior's death, HLN's Nancy Grace went on one of her famous on-air rants (video below).
"Take a look at wrestlers who died young," said Grace as the screen scrolled the names of numerous wrestlers including Owen Hart and Mark Curtis.
However, Hart fell to his death in 1999 during a wrestling event in Kansas City.
His brother Smith Hart tweeted, "@NancyGraceHLN may be completely brain-dead. My brother Owen's death certainly had nothing to do with a lifestyle or drugs."
Curtis passed away in 2001 because of stomach cancer, reports TheBigLead.com.
According to WrestlingNewsSource.com, Grace also mentioned the "rumors of steroids and drug use in Warrior's death," but no cause of death has been determined yet.
Mediaite.com reports that wrestling fans responded by typing "#CancelNancyGrace" on Twitter:
#CancelNancyGrace because she probably thinks Abraham Lincoln died of steroid abuse.
People can be so heartless sometimes. How about you show some respect while a family mourns their loss. #CancelNancyGrace
Absolute horrendous job by @NancyGraceHLN , please know the facts before you speak on subjects you don't understand #CancelNancyGrace
The first preview of Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World, the spin-off of Boy Meets World, was finally released.
The 30-second clip features Cory Matthews (Ben Savage) married and struggling with parenthood. In the clip, Matthews’ daughter Riley tries to sneak out her bedroom window with her best friend. Instead, Matthews climbs through the window himself and gives them a talk.
“Here’s what I’m thinking,” Matthews says. “If it was your world, Maya would have you on the subway already thinking you put something over on me.”
The new show will include appearances by characters in Boys Meets World, like George Feeney, the teacher for Cory and Topanga.
The spin-off will focus on Riley’s struggles as an adolescent.
The series will premiere during the summer with 12 episodes, but it has no set start date.
On Thursday night, David Letterman announced that he would be stepping down as host of 'The Late Show' sometime in 2015.
“The man who owns this network, Leslie Moonves, he and I have had a relationship for years and years and years, and... I phoned him just before the program, and I said ‘Leslie, it’s been great, you’ve been great, and the network has been great, but I’m retiring,’” said Letterman, noted the Chicago Times.
Letterman explained his reason for retiring and shared his retirement plans on tonight's show (video below).
“A year from now, I’ll be on a beach with a metal detector,” joked Letterman.
According to EOnline.com, Letterman added, "A couple of days ago, Jane, a lovely woman who does my makeup every night, and you think you got a lousy job, she says to me, ‘Dave, there's really nothing more I can do. I said, ‘OK, fair enough.'"
During an appearance Wednesday on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” former U.S. President Bill Clinton said he wouldn’t be surprised if aliens existed.
Soon after becoming president, Clinton reported that he and his aides researched files on Area 51. His administration also researched the Roswell UFO sighting documents.
“I had all the Roswell papers reviewed,” Clinton, whose presidency occurred during the 50th anniversary of the sighting, said. “Everything.”
When asked if he would admit to the American people if he found evidence suggesting alien life, Clinton agreed.
The former president added that given the size of the universe and the discovery of new planets, he wouldn’t be surprised if aliens existed.
Clinton suggested that an alien presence could have positive benefits, like uniting the polarized world.
The Discovery Channel is planning a new TV reality series that sounds a bit like "The Hunger Games."
The new series "Survival Live" will follow eight people who are stranded in a wilderness located in the Pacific Rim for 42 days.
Unlike the reality series "Naked and Afriad," these contestants will be wearing clothes, but only what's on their back.
TV viewers will be able to watch the survivalists during one live episode and one taped-edited episode per week.
Web viewers will actually be able to watch the contestants' progress 24/7 live on their computers.
Taking another page from "The Hunger games," viewers will be able to help contestants with a phone call, food, clothing and other items.
According to the Daily Mail, each contestant will build their social network of audience supporters by doing video diaries.
During the weekly series, one contestant will be pulled from the competition during a live episode, while other contestants' lives will be featured on the edited version.
“It's a really fascinating opportunity to take one of our strongest genres, survival, and mash it up with a live environment, but also do it in a very social and digital way,” Eileen O'Neill, president of Discovery and TLC Networks, told The Hollywood Reporter.
“We have a lot of people who want to test their mettle on our survival shows,” added O'Neill. “These are pretty rugged environments, so we do background checks and psych checks, and that reduces the pool to choose from pretty quickly.”
On the final broadcast of "Piers Morgan Tonight" on CNN last Friday, the British host praised America for its opportunities and hard-working Americans, but criticized the "scourge of gun violence" in the U.S.
“The gun lobby in America, led by the NRA, has bullied this nation’s politicians into cowardly, supine silence, even when 20 young children are blown away in their classrooms,” said Morgan, noted The Daily Caller.
“This is shameful situation that’s frankly made me very angry," added Morgan. "So angry in fact that some people have criticized me for being too loud, opinionated, even rude when I debated the issue of guns, but I make no apologies for that.”
Morgan also had a message for pro-gun advocates who claim he is un-American.
According to The Guardian, Morgan told his critics, "I am so pro-American, I want more of you to stay alive, but I’ve made my point, I’ve given it a tremendous whack. Now it’s down to you. It is your country. These are your gun laws."