CBS star Weatherly says Moonves situation is ‘complicated’
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Weatherly is a fixture at CBS. He played Anthony DiNozzo on "NCIS" from its premiere in 2003 until 2016, when he left to star in his own CBS series, "Bull."
It's that history with the network that Weatherly says makes it difficult to comment on Les Moonves' resignation earlier this month as chief of CBS amid sexual misconduct allegations.
Here are some of TV’s highest-paid stars
Here are some of the world's top-earning TV entertainers in 2017, according to Forbes magazine. The annual earnings of these stars may include income from additional activities such as producing, non-TV performances, endorsements and merchandising.
1. Dr. Phil McGraw, $79 million (talk-show host, personality, producer).
2. Ellen DeGeneres, $77 million (talk-show host, personality, producer).
3. Jerry Seinfeld, $69 million (comedian, sitcom star).
Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee does not believe the Patriots superstar turned convicted murderer was gay nor that he killed himself out of shame, fearing the public would find out.
In part two of the “Dr. Phil” sitdown with Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez yesterday, the syndicated shrink lobbed questions about Hernandez’s sexuality and his rumored affair with fellow inmate Kyle Kennedy for half the hour.
The fiancee of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez doesn't believe her high school sweetheart committed murder or suicide, she said in a prerecorded television interview that aired Monday.
Still wearing her engagement ring, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez told Phil McGraw of the talk show "Dr. Phil" that the guilty verdict in Odin Lloyd's murder, for which Hernandez was serving a life sentence, was "a shock to all of us. We were definitely leaning more toward an innocent verdict."
Face-biter said he fled demon-like figure before killings
STUART, Fla. (AP) — A Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple in their garage and chewing on the dead man's face told television psychologist Phil McGraw he was fleeing a demon-like figure named Daniel and only had a vague recollection of the slayings.
In a 22-minute interview released Tuesday by prosecutors, Austin Harrouff said he lost his wits as he walked back to his father's home after storming out of a restaurant where they had an argument.
‘The Shining’ actress Shelley Duvall reveals mental illness
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Shelley Duvall has revealed her struggles with mental illness in an interview with "Dr. Phil."
Duvall is best known for her turns in the horror movie classic, "The Shining," and for playing Olive Oyl opposite Robin Williams' "Popeye" in the 1980 film version of the comic strip.
Football, a debate and a few new shows scored big in ratings
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL football topped the ratings last week, while the first presidential debate won lots of viewers across multiple channels.
But "Bull" held the fifth-place spot that its debut airing won the week before. The legal drama, which stars Michael Weatherly as a trial consultant in a story loosely based on Dr. Phil McGraw's life, logged 13.6 million viewers to remain the most-watched freshman series thus far in this young season.
‘Bull,’ ‘Designated Survivor’ have promising ratings starts
NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen's first "most likely to succeed" list is out, and it includes Michael Weatherley, Mandy Moore, Kiefer Sutherland and Kevin James.
They are among the stars in new series that performed well during the first week of the new TV season, the Nielsen company said. The best performer was "Bull," CBS' series starring Weatherley as a trial consultant in a story loosely based on Dr. Phil McGraw's life. Its audience of 15.6 million made it the most-watched debut of the week.