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PBS Names Replacement for Charlie Rose

Christiane Amanpour's CNN show will be repackaged

(Newser) - PBS is welcoming Christiane Amanpour, CNN's chief international correspondent, as an interim replacement for Charlie Rose, who was fired by both CBS and PBS last month after being accused of sexual harassment by multiple women. Amanpour on PBS—a repackaged version of the veteran journalist's show on CNN... More »

A Big Change Is Coming for Kermit the Frog

Steve Whitmire, who has voiced Kermit since Jim Henson's '90 death, is being replaced

(Newser) - Kermit the Frog is getting a new voice, reports the AP . ABC News and the Hollywood Reporter report that Steve Whitmire has left his role as the voice behind the iconic Muppet. Whitmire has voiced the character since Muppets creator Jim Henson's death in 1990. Per ABC, Whitmire's... More »

Coachella Nabs New Female Megastar to Headline

Lady Gaga will replace Beyonce as first woman headliner since Bjork in 2007

(Newser) - While a pregnant Beyonce is at home resting under her doctors' directives , a replacement has been named for her at Coachella: Lady Gaga, USA Today reports. The newly anointed headliner confirmed the announcement with a late-night tweet Tuesday, "Let's party in the desert!," along with a lineup... More »

Denver Mayor Guns for Salazar's Senate Seat

Hickenlooper interested, joining mix that includes outgoing senator's brother

(Newser) - The jockeying has begun for the Colorado Senate seat to be vacated by Ken Salazar, with Denver mayor John Hickenlooper telling the Denver Post he is interested in, if not “actively seeking,” the spot. Salazar has been designated as Barack Obama’s interior secretary; other names floated for... More »

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