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CNN’s Dana Bash Dishes on Power, Sex, and Fame for New NBC Drama ‘The Hill’

CNN’s anchor and political correspondent, Dana Bash, signs on as a consulting producer for the new NBC drama ‘The Hill’, that focuses on “the supercharged intersection of media and Capitol Hill where everything is transacted: information, sex, love, fame and power.” This intersection of CNN and Hollywood gets trumpeted in, an entertainment industry ‘trade paper’. Is this a conflict of interest for CNN, or just a way for the veteran journalist’s credibility to enhance the accuracy of the fictional drama series?

Right Angle

How SNL Could Appeal to Conservatives: In the Wake of Shane Gillis-gate

Saturday Night Live reportedly believed that comedian Shane Gillis would appeal to conservatives, so they hired him in a shameless play for a bigger audience going into the 45th season of the once-great sketch-comedy show. Then they fired Gillis within hours.