May 2, 2006 |
With Rosie O'Donnell as its newest co-host, "The View" brings a six-time Daytime Emmy winner onto a cast that has made a joke out of its inability to win an Emmy -- including last week, when Barbara Walters & Co. lost again to Ellen DeGeneres. O'Donnell will join the ABC chat show in September, replacing the "Today" show-bound Meredith Vieira. The move marks a plunge back into daytime television for O'Donnell.
December 23, 2006 |
Three months into the Reign of Rosie, "The View" has become must-see TV. But is it the type of viewing that series creator Barbara Walters was bargaining for? Rosie O'Donnell's inclusion in the daytime chat show's cast has boosted ratings but seemingly brought along a controversy du jour, the latest being this week's verbal mud fight between O'Donnell and Donald Trump that started with his backing of Miss USA after reports of her underage drinking.
June 19, 1999
Michael Phillips' article lambasting the Tony Awards presentation was unjustified ("Tony Awards Telecast Leaves Chorus Line of Puzzlement," June 8). Rosie O'Donnell does a wonderful job as the regular host, but the change of format of this year's show was not the debacle he made it out to be. I enjoyed the presentations and the production highlights performed throughout the telecast. Fortunately I had seen many of the plays nominated this year and was delighted to see the casts again and be reminded of the costumes, choreography, and the music.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 8, 2000
Where is the outrage? As I read last Monday's paper, I couldn't believe my eyes: two children dead by cars, one 3 years old ("Boy, 3, Falls Out Rolling Car, Is Crushed") and one 17 ("Man Held in Hit-and-Run Death of Walker," Oct. 1) and I asked myself: Where is the outrage? The Million Mom March wants to ban guns because kids die in accidents, so why not cars? Guns were designed for killing, no doubt, so when someone dies from gunshots it should not be a shocker. But cars are for getting from Point A to Point B, not for killing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 2000 |
With a little help from talk-show host Rosie O'Donnell, Los Alamitos High School Assistant Principal Jerry Halpin is $32,000 richer. As a contestant on the ABC-TV show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," Halpin correctly answered that the Defense Department is in the Pentagon, that Napoleon is the name of a pastry and that the rock band Pearl Jam was named after a dish made by singer Eddie Vedder's great-grandmother.
April 10, 2003 |
Rosie O'Donnell, host of this weekend's Kids' Choice Awards on Nickelodeon, said she won't use the show as a forum for her antiwar views but will talk about peace. She hasn't scripted any remarks but said they might be "something along the lines" of a hope for peace in the world. The show airs at 8 p.m. Saturday. The Kids' Choice Awards, which feature favorites in movies, TV, sports and books as selected by children in online voting, attracted more than 5 million viewers aged 2 to 11 last year.
June 26, 2007 |
Rosie O'Donnell, don't bother to come on down! The former host of "The View's" bid to replace Bob Barker as the host of "The Price Is Right" is apparently over, according to a Monday posting on her website. After meeting with representatives for the show last week, O'Donnell reported that a requirement to move to Los Angeles proved to be the deal breaker. O'Donnell lives outside of New York City with her partner and their four children.
November 6, 2003 |
A cancer survivor burst into tears Wednesday when she testified that Rosie O'Donnell had suggested she was lying about goings-on at her now-defunct magazine and told her that liars get cancer. Cindy Spengler, who was head of marketing at Rosie magazine, said O'Donnell made the remark after a meeting to discuss the magazine's problems. Spengler said O'Donnell called and told her that her silence in the meeting was tantamount to lying.
June 10, 2000
Yikes! What demonic force has taken control of the Tonys, my favorite awards show (" 'Contact,' 'Copenhagen' Big Winners at Tonys," June 5)? These awards used to be in good taste, a real class act! Now we have to endure Rosie O'Donnell screeching the opening number, a shame with all the musical talent on Broadway. Silly me, I know TV is all about ratings and not good taste! And though I adore Nathan Lane, why did he constantly make snide remarks about so many of the actors presenting awards as well as Hillary Clinton, who may be an actress but wasn't at the ceremony?
April 7, 2007
Re "U have 2 c Rosie has to go," Opinion, April 3 Jonah Goldberg's column on Rosie O'Donnell is what we've come to expect. He is no longer capable of explaining his conservative values. Rather, his mission is to attempt to discredit anything liberal because his right-wing arguments have been thoroughly discredited. About all that's left is to select a fringe issue like O'Donnell's uninformed ranting on the 9/11 building collapse, pretend it's somehow connected to journalism through Barbara Walters' presence and march inexorably to his conclusion that it gets a pass from scrutiny because it represents left-wing thought.