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THE WEEK March 9: Talk show tussle

Updated: 2012-03-09 20:03
By THE WEEK (chinadaily.com.cn)

Talk show tussle
American television talk show host Conan O'Brien discovered that a talk show in China, Da Peng, had copied the opening to his show almost exactly. What ensued was a back-and-forth between the two shows involving weird animations, apologies and awkward dancing.
Lohan hosts SNL
In other television news, struggling actress Lindsay Lohan hosted the popular comedy sketch program Saturday Night Live. It's no secret that the Parent Trap and Mean Girls star has had her fair share of legal trouble, drug problems and embarrassing moments. But recent reports say she’s getting better. Unfortunately, her return to acting didn't go as well as she hoped during a sketch in which she was supposed to be playing herself.
Oreo's 100th birthday
The classic, chocolate cookie sandwich is celebrating it's 100th birthday this week. Nabisco has charmed us through the years with touching commercials about Oreos – showing kids precious moments with their parents and children growing old with the cookie's timeless taste. But there was one Oreo advertisement that seemed out of place…
New iPad does what?
Apple's new iPad hit the shelves this week. The new tablet has better graphics, updated software, and higher quality photo and video. What else does it do?
This wacky world!
A teenager in Scotland found out why it's important to clean his room. After picking up a few things off of the ground, he found two old lottery tickets that won him nearly $84,000.
British Olympians are already training for the 2012 Summer Games. Reports this week say British athletes were ordered not to shake hands with athletes from other countries to prevent them from getting sick. What happened to the Olympic spirit?
Three years ago, a woman found a chicken nugget from McDonalds that was shaped like the head of the first president of the United States, George Washington. This week, she sold it online for more than $8,000.
A drug lab that was set up in a nursing home in the US blew up this week. I knew nursing homes smelled bad for a reason. Grandma's cookin' meth!

THE WEEK March 9: Talk show tussle

THE WEEK March 9: Talk show tussle
Director: Lin Hanqing Graphic Design: Zhang Xiao
Videographer: Cong Ruiting Producer: Chris Clark & Clark Cahill
Managing Producer: Christie Lee Executive Producer: Flora Yue
THE WEEK March 9: Talk show tussle
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