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By Noel Sheppard | January 14, 2013 | 9:57 AM EST

It certainly was no surprise that HBO's schlockudrama "Game Change" won best TV movie at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards.

But when Julianne Moore accepted her award for best actress for her role in said piece of detritus, it was truly sick-making hearing her say, "I'd like to give a shoutout to two people who I think made a significant difference in 2008 election, Tina Fey and Katie Couric" (video follows with commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | January 11, 2013 | 4:40 PM EST

If your daughter was an actress doing a sex scene in a movie or television show, would you want to watch?

On the CBS Late Show Thursday, Girls star Lena Dunham said that not only is NBC's Brian Williams often on the set for the filming of this sex-packed HBO program, the cast jokes about having a "BriWi-cam" on him to gauge his reactions to his daughter Allison's sex scenes (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | January 8, 2013 | 5:07 PM EST

As NewsBusters reported Tuesday, Bill Maher on NBC’s Tonight Show offered Donald Trump $5 million to prove that he wasn’t “the spawn of his mother having sex with an orangutan.”

Later in the day, MSNBC’s Martin Bashir actually echoed Maher’s contention challenging Trump to come out and disprove it (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | January 8, 2013 | 10:17 AM EST

Bill Maher on Monday offered $5 Million to the charity of Donald Trump’s choosing if the billionaire could prove that he wasn’t “the spawn of his mother having sex with an orangutan.”

Such happened on NBC’s Tonight Show which clearly was in on the gag (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | January 7, 2013 | 9:25 AM EST

Is there anything that's "too gay" for Hollywood?

The answer is "Yes" according to Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh who recently told the New York Post that studios throughout tinseltown had no interest in his biopic about Liberace despite it starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon.

By Tim Graham | December 18, 2012 | 7:48 AM EST

HBO and Martin Scorsese are producing a documentary on Bill Clinton, with his full participation – which means it will have all the typical goo. But it's even cozier than that.

It’s not what you’d call an “independent” film – Washington Post TV writer Lisa de Moraes reported it’s produced by Steve Bing, who “is a major financial contributor to the William J. Clinton Foundation and has donated to former senator and onetime presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is now secretary of state.” But wow, did Scorsese lay the praise on thick in the press release:

By Seton Motley | December 4, 2012 | 8:40 AM EST

To paraphrase the estimable Yogi Berra - it’s like deja vu all over, and over, and over, and over again.

The Jurassic Press media is enraptured with a certain story.

By Noel Sheppard | November 17, 2012 | 12:34 PM EST

Schlockumentarian Michael Moore on Friday took an ironic shot at the Fox News Channel.

Appearing on HBO's Real Time, the perilously liberal propagandist said, "By watching Fox News you have de-evolved" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | November 17, 2012 | 11:02 AM EST

UPDATE AT END OF POST: Hannity responds.

Bill Maher on Friday told Fox News’s Sean Hannity to commit suicide.

This occurred on HBO’s Real Time as the host discussed the Florida man who allegedly killed himself last week as a result of Barack Obama’s re-election (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | November 10, 2012 | 3:24 PM EST

A war broke out on the set of HBO’s Real Time Friday when MSNBC’s sole conservative commentator S.E. Cupp had the nerve to say that Barack Obama’s foreign policy was no different than former President George W. Bush’s.

In the midst of the shouting, actor Samuel L. Jackson said to Cupp, “You don’t want to f—k with Dick Cheney" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | November 10, 2012 | 1:09 PM EST

As NewsBusters readers know, one of my favorite things to do on Saturday is expose the stunning ignorance of HBO's Bill Maher.

The Real Time host didn't let me down Friday actually saying during his prepared opening monologue that Indiana's Richard Mourdock lost his senate bid Tuesday to - wait for it! - "Elizabeth Warren up in Massachusetts" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | November 10, 2012 | 12:10 PM EST

Stop the presses! Stop the presses!

On HBO's Real Time Friday, Democratic strategist James Carville - yes, I said Democratic strategist James Carville - scolded the Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan for always blaming Republicans (video follows with transcript and commentary):