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Stephen Colbert Trolls President Trump in Twitter Spat with LaVar Ball

Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show on CBS, rarely misses an opportunity to take a dig at President Trump. The comedian seems especially prone to taking those digs when it comes to the president’s tweets. During Monday night’s opening monologue, Colbert didn’t let that opportunity go to waste.

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‘Longmire’ Actress Accuses Jeremy Piven of ‘Predatory Behavior’ as He Resumes Work at CBS

Earlier this week, Emmy-winning actor Jeremy Piven “unequivocally” denied that he had in any way harassed or groped reality star Ariane Bellamar on two separate occasions. Apparently that denial was good enough for CBS. The Daily Mail reports that Piven was seen on the set of the CBS drama Wisdom of the Crowd Wednesday. Two more accusers have now come forward.

NFL Broadcasters Ignore Anthem Protests as Ratings Crater

As the NFL’s 2017 season began, all the league’s broadcast partners were deeply interested in showing the national anthem in order to highlight the protests by millionaire players. But, as Week 6 hit and ratings had slipped to record lows, those same broadcasters began to end their attention on the protests to avoid angering millions of NFL fans.

UPDATE: CBS Exec Fired After No Sympathy for ‘Republican Gun Toters’ Post

Hayley Geftman-Gold, who served as senior counsel for strategic transactions at CBS, was fired Monday afternoon by the network. In a social media post, Geftman-Gold wrote that, for partisan reasons, she is “not even sympathetic” to the 50-plus murdered and 400-plus hospitalized during Sunday’s shooting massacre in Las Vegas.