jeffrey toobin

  • CNN legal analyst believes gay marriage could be next if Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

    With a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin believes that Republicans will attempt to “roll back a whole series of opinions” if Roe is overturned.

  • Kathy Griffin posts about 'karma' after long-time foe Jeff Zucker abruptly resigns from CNN

    "Karma is the most patient gangster ever," Griffin posted on social media after Zucker announced his resignation from CNN.

  • The New Yorker suspends Jeffrey Toobin after CNN analyst exposed himself on Zoom

    Jeffrey Toobin, who is also CNN's chief legal analyst, has been suspended from the New Yorker after he showed his genitals during a Zoom work call.

  • ‘American Crime Story’ to Tackle Monica Lewinsky Scandal in Future Season

    The People v. O.J. Simpson raked in nothing but viewers, praise, and awards for FX, so all eyes have been on the network and producer Ryan Murphy for answers about the subsequent seasons of American Crime Story. At the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour, Murphy teased for SuperFan Los Angeles what the follow-up will cover: the U.S. government’s failures in handling the Hurricane Katrina disaster, as well as what happened from a first-person viewpoint, “within that microcosm, we go even more intimate to look at the various crimes that were committed — looting, what happened at Memorial Hospital, what happened at the Superdome,” Murphy divulged. The Katrina season has been delayed until 2018, and is in concurrent production with Season Three, which will dramatize the murder of Gianni Versace and air just six months after Season Two.

  • 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' Finale Postmortem: EPs Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski on Balancing 'Drama With Absurdism'

    Warning: This post contains spoilers about “The Verdict” episode of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. The utterly magnificent one-off season of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story concluded this week with “The Verdict,” an inevitably downbeat and elegiac ending for one of 2016’s most watercooler-worthy series. When FX’s American Crime Story anthology was first announced it had all the hallmarks of a Ryan Murphy spectacle, from the branding of the title to the audacious casting, and of course its high potential for tastelessness. Related: Ken Tucker Reviews ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Finale: He Did It, His Way The surprising greatness of this series has been due in no small part to head writers and executive producers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, the seasoned screenwriters behind similarly 'based on a true story’ classics like Ed Wood, The People vs. Larry Flynt, and the recent Big Eyes.