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NBC apologizes for airing edited Trayvon Martin 911 call

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Critics say version made George Zimmerman seem racistNBC has issued an apology after being called out for airing an edited version of a 911 call that George Zimmerman made shortly before shooting Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman, a Community Watch leader in Sanford, Fla., had called police after seeing Martin walking through his neighborhood, saying that the […]

Penn Jillette, Teresa Giudice join 'Celebrity Apprentice' season 5

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Reality show host, real estate mogul, and on-again-off-again presidential candidate Donald Trump has announced the lineup for the fifth edition of Celebrity Apprentice (or the twelfth season of The Apprentice, if you want to get technical). Magician Penn Jillette will be on hand as one of eighteen celebrities looking to raise money for their favorite […]

Judge: 'To Catch a Predator' is entrapment

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Man featured on show has case tossed outA California man accused of being a sexual predator after a TV sting has had his case thrown out. Joseph Roisman, now 26, appeared on the Dateline NBC show “To Catch a Predator” in 2006, where he was caught on tape showing up at a home to allegedly […]

'To Catch a Predator' Chris Hansen caught on video 'cheating'

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Hansen reportedly fooling around with 30-year-old news anchorThe tables have turned on NBC’s Chris Hansen, best known for catching child predators in video stings as Hansen has found himself caught on tape reportedly having an affair. Hansen, 51, allegedly has been fooling around with West Palm Beach news anchor Kristyn Caddell, 30, while Hansen has […]

NBC settles "Predator" lawsuit

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NBC has decided to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed that the “To Catch A Predator” show had caused her brother to kill himself after he was accused of inappropriate behavior. She was originally seeking $105 million. Patricia Conradt’s lawsuit had claimed her brother, a suburban Dallas prosecutor, fatally shot himself after […]

Teen moms critical of NBC's "Baby Borrowers"

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Baby Borrowers, a new show on NBC, has young couples see what it’s like to have a baby at their age when they are put in charge of an infant or toddler for several days. Some teens screening the premiere found the living conditions of the TV couples very unrealistic and certainly not typical of […]