Tavis Smiley

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 09: Talk show host Tavis Smiley speaks during the 'Tavis Smiley' panel at the PBS portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on January 9, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Tavis Smiley Announces Deal for New Show after PBS Firing

Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley’s talk show after reported inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday to go back to work with a new series about inspirational stories.


Tavis Smiley on PBS Suspension: ‘They Didn’t Give Me Due Process’

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” suspended PBS host Tavis Smiley lashed out at his network for his indefinite suspension and claimed that PBS did not give him “due process.” Smiley was suspended last week after sexual misconduct


Cruz: It’s Easy for the Rich to Support Gun Control

Republican presidential candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz argued “it’s easy…for people with a whole lot of money to support gun control. Because you can live in fancy neighborhoods, you can pay taxes and have the police protect you” in an


Tavis Smiley: Ben Carson ‘Black Bull In a Republican China Shop’

PBS host and author Tavis Smiley dubbed Dr. Ben Carson “a black bull in a Republican china shop” on Thursday’s “O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel. Smiley declared, after a debate with anchor Bill O’Reilly over whether Carson had “attacked