While you were working...
May 15th, 2012
06:30 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • As "controversial" as Howard Stern's new "America's Got Talent" job was supposed to be, he couldn't scare up ratings. Monday's premiere was actually 15 percent down over last year's debut. [NYDN]
  • We're betting Ellen DeGeneres is doing a little jig at the moment: The comedian/talk show host has been tapped to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. [WaPo]
  • Ellen DeGeneres also probably just made a ton of money, as it's been reported that Ryan Seacrest snagged her home for a mind-boggling $49 million. (As always kids, wield your grains of salt wisely.) [TMZ]
  • "Harold and Kumar" are slated to come to your TV in animated form during Comedy Central's Adult Swim. [Vulture]
  • What do Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Shia LaBeouf, Jessica Chastain and Kristen Stewart all have in common? Their movies are on a Cannes Festival must-watch list. [MTV]

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soundoff (12 Responses)
  1. Michael Calaizzo

    He is a talented Star and we need to show him respect.

    May 17, 2012 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  2. Zombies

    Is Adult Swim moving to Comedy Central, or is that a mistake?

    May 16, 2012 at 8:22 am | Report abuse |
  3. ^

    top of the day?! lmao! can u be anymore g ay !

    May 16, 2012 at 7:57 am | Report abuse |
    • ^^

      That's easy. Just meet JellyBean in person. That should answer your question "^"

      May 16, 2012 at 9:58 am | Report abuse |
    • JellyBean@^^

      The trolls around here seem to be unusually fixated with hom ose xuality.

      May 16, 2012 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
  4. JellyBean

    Top of the day to everyone!

    May 16, 2012 at 7:11 am | Report abuse |
    • LC

      Isn't it hilarious how ppl talk smack behind a computer and still fear using their own handle? Lmao, that coward! Top of day to you too @jellybean.

      May 16, 2012 at 11:54 am | Report abuse |
    • HG

      @jellybean & lc- good day to you, too. Sad when you can't be pleasant anymore without being accused of being whatever. Wishing all you trolls a happy & gay day! Try pulling that bug out of your azzes for a change!

      May 16, 2012 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  5. ryan who?

    ISNT THAT THE GUY FROM AMERICAN IDOL? HE IS GAY RIGHT?

    May 16, 2012 at 2:08 am | Report abuse |
  6. LC

    I guess ellen degeneres upgraded to a better 'home'. Is she going to stay in the gated g@y community ryan seacrest is slipping into?

    May 15, 2012 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  7. HG

    Good evening all. So ryan seacrest is worth $125 million, & he earns $45 million a year. He could nearly pay for that house with a years salary. Say what you will about him, he's a really good businessman. Good for him!

    May 15, 2012 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |

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