Derek's Domain

The Snark Report with Derek James: The Falcons Find London, O'Brien Gets Schooled and Kenny G Hits a Sour Note

The Falcons finally find London, "Downton Abbey" gets a parody, Conan O'Brien gets "judged" and Kenny G hits a sour note in Hong Kong. Read More »

Rising Reminds Carlos Mencia About The Last Time He Visited

Derek James and Kristine Zell are giving you just a preview of the fun you'll have when you see comedian Carlos Mencia out at the Comedy Zone! Read More »

The Snark Report with Derek James: Tori & Dean, SJP, LiLo and Snarking on Zell

Tori gets a look at the other woman, SJP ticks off tenants, LiLo gets political and Kristine gets snarked. Read More »

Derek & Kristine's Rock Crawling Adventure in Iron Station

Rising hosts Derek James and Kristine Zell are getting away from the newsroom and heading to the great outdoors! They go rock crawling in Iron Station. Read More »

The Snark Report with Derek James: An all Girl Snark with Renee, Nicki, Kim K, and Taylor

Renee goes under the knife, Nicki names her "girls," Kim K celebrates a birthday, Taylor's white noise and animal confusion. Read More »

Crowdsourced: What City is Home to the Worst Accent?

A poll says Pittsburgh has the worst accent, but many of you disagree. Read More »

The Snark Report with Derek James: High Notes, Hot Scenes, Bad Toys and Crappy Cooking

Mariah goes for the high notes, Shailene goes for the hot scenes, a Mom goes for the "Bad" toys and a reality show dude cookin' on YouTube. Read More »

The Snark Report with Derek James: Bieber, Bono, Brand and Beer Cans

A boxing Bieber, Selena's new manager, a beer can bash, Bono's reveal and Russell Brand's feud. Read More »

Jane The Virgin Star Gina Rodriguez

"Jane The Virgin" star Gina Rodriguez sits down with Derek to talk about the new hit CW series.

Best of The Snark Report: Hits and Misses for Oprah, Tori, Wendy, Bruce and Vick

Oprah in purple, Tori gets canned, "model" gets fooled, Wendy gets a hot new gig, is that really Bruce Jenner and Vick gets "dogged." Read More »

The Snark Report with Derek James: Bieber, Jon Gosselin, Family Feud

Thursday's Snark Report proves there's no place like home! Read More »

Smart Start's 'Toast for Tots' Benefits Early Literacy

5Church and PNC Bank are teaming up for the 2nd Annual "Toast for Tots", benefitting Smart Start of Mecklenburg County. Read More »

The Snark Report- Snoop Dog, Miley, Beyonce

Wednesday's Snark Report features new rivalries, haircuts and twerking jokes. Read More »

The Snark Report- Martha Stewart, Gwyneth, Mariah, Iggy

Tuesday's Snark Report is full of bad blood between celebrities. Read More »

The Snark Report with Derek James: Creep on the Field and Prompter Flub

Derek James is getting your week off to a good start with the Snark Report. Jon Burgundy, the First Lady, and an on-field guest at the Panthers game are all making appearances. Read More »

The Rising Team Does Their Best Telenovela Face

Since 'Jane the Virgin' premieres on WCCB Charlotte, we're having fun ahead of the show's series premiere. Jane's family loves to watch telenovelas. Rising is channeling our best "telenovela face", it's something of a look of shock! See how we did!

Nick Cannon Promotes Flu Shots But Derek Wants to Talk About Mariah

Nick Cannon wants you to get your flu shot. He's teamed up with TheraFlu to support the vaccines. Derek James doesn't ignore the elephant in the room, though. Read More »

The Snark Report- Katy Perry, Chelsea Handler, Ashton Kutcher

Finally Friday's Snark is full of new parenting advice. Read More »

Comedian Julie Scoggins Returns Home To Charlotte

Comedian Julie Scoggins brought the laughs by Rising before her performance at the Comedy Zone. Read More »

The Snark Report-Oprah, SNL, Jay Leno

Oprah's new project, SNL scandal, Jon Stewart Meets the Press, and more! Read More »

The Snark Report- Khloe K, Sleeping Host, Gee Wiz

Wednesday's Snark Report shows you what not to do after a breakup. Read More »

Getting the Scoop on 'The Flash' from Stars Grant Gustin and Tom Cavanagh

We've told you time and time again, "The Flash" is coming to WCCB! We're helping you get ready for the October 7 premiere by talking with two of the lead actors - Grant Gustin and Tom Cavanagh. Read More »

The Snark Report with Derek James: Katy Perry, Bruce Jenner, Bethenny

Katy Perry's "Gameday" Picks, Bruce Jenner gets layered, and The Ewing family rides off into the sunset! Read More »

'The Vampire Diaries' Star Candice Accola Previews Season 6

"The Vampire Diaries" is fresh off its Season 6 premiere and we're going straight to the stars of the drama for all the details.