NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something.
The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, who vie for the distinction...
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Dana Bash is learning the perils of doing personality profiles in a political city that's always on a war footing.
She's received a social media roasting this week for...
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local):
People across New Zealand will listen to the Muslim call to prayer on...
Dozens of rattlesnakes removed from under Texas home
ALBANY, Texas (AP) — A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house.
Nexstar Media selling 19 TV stations for $1.32 billion
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Nexstar is selling 19 television stations for $1.32 billion as part of its buyout deal with Tribune Media.
Nexstar agreed in December to buy Chicago's Tribune Media for...
Press groups condemn killing of Honduras journalist
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Press groups are condemning the weekend slaying of a Honduran television journalist.
The InterAmerican Press Association says Gabriel Hernandez was shot to death Sunday in...
NEW YORK (AP) — An unusual ending to ABC's long-running attempted love matches on "The Bachelor" paid off for the network.
Both parts of the finale to the 23rd edition of the series hit the...
OETA Foundation backs attorney general’s review
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The president and CEO of the OETA Foundation says the nonprofit fundraising group welcomes a full review of its finances and business operations by the Oklahoma attorney...
UFC moves pay-per-views exclusively to ESPN-plus
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — UFC is set to make ESPN-plus the exclusive distributor of its pay-per-view events.
UFC and ESPN had already launched a billion-dollar partnership earlier this year, and...
Roanoke TV station replacing Andy Griffith show
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia television station is replacing "The Andy Griffith Show" after a successful 35-year syndication run.
The Roanoke Times reports that WDBJ-TV is moving the...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is asking to intervene in a legal dispute between the state's public television network and its charitable fundraiser, and for a receiver...
The Montreal Canadiens' visit to the Carolina Hurricanes later this month is expected to be the first NHL game with a broadcaster calling play-by-play in the Plains Cree language.
Carlson comments signal brawl for advertisers
NEW YORK (AP) — This week's controversy over statements made by Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson is as much about a high-stakes battle over the network's financial future as it is over what he...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Late columnist Matthew Tully of The Indianapolis Star heads a class of five inductees this year onto the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
Boilermakers’ season opener at Nevada moved up 1 day
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue Boilermakers will play the 2019 season opener on a Friday night at Nevada.
Originally, the game was scheduled to be played Aug. 31. The schools said...
ALPHONSE ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — A British-led scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean has broadcast its first live, television-quality video transmission...
Boy in east Arkansas shot in face with flare gun
HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say criminal charges are expected after a 3-year-old boy was shot in the face with a flare gun in Helena-West Helena.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former employee at a St. Paul television station was found not guilty of making threats of violence against colleagues after he was fired.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new public access television show in Rhode Island features interviews with veterans about their experiences in war and how they cope with burdens they carry.
Costa Rica authorities raid Catholic Church offices
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Judicial police in Costa Rica's capital raided Roman Catholic church offices Thursday, searching for information about two priests accused of sexual abuse.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Civic-minded Virginia residents logging on to a city website expected to find video of the most recent Charlottesville City Council meeting, but were instead greeted...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Gray Television is selling two Charlottesville television stations and buying a third.
The Atlanta-based company, which currently owns or operates television...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House members say their proposal requiring daily sessions be televised online is about promoting transparency through modern technology.
Idaho high court says defamation can be implied
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court says individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied — but didn't outright say — something defamatory.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's offer of a new constitution and a truncated next term does not appear to have satisfied protesters, who faced off with riot police...
Jim Delany helped the Big Ten grow to 14 schools, launched the first athletic conference television network and helped construct the College Football Playoff while steadfastly protecting the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House national security adviser on Sunday described President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a success despite the lack of an agreement...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company says that 15.8 million people watched President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, testify against him on television before a congressional...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A television station has settled with three former Tennessee on-air news personalities who sued the station over age discrimination and harassment.
CHICAGO (AP) — State and local officials say film, television and media production activities in Chicago remains strong.
The Chicago Film Office announced Thursday more than $474 million...
Gray Television hires Van Susteren for local stations
NEW YORK (AP) — Cable news veteran Greta Van Susteren is trying out local TV by joining Gray Television, which owns stations in more than 90 markets across the United States.
What will cut through media noise with Cohen testimony?
NEW YORK (AP) — To a nation watching on television, Michael Cohen's congressional testimony on Wednesday was less about the goods he has on former client Donald Trump than it was a question of who...
Broadcasters aren’t succumbing to Netflix era
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — If there is a high point to Netflix's status as the "cool kids" taking over television, it may be remembered as an emotional Chuck Lorre accepting a best comedy Golden...
Dellacamera, Wagner Fox’s lead team for Women’s World Cup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — JP Dellacamera and former U.S. midfielder Aly Wagner will be Fox's lead broadcast team for the Women's World Cup.
Making its announcement 100 days before the tournament...
‘Chicago’ dramas do big business for NBC
NEW YORK (AP) — Producer Dick Wolf's factory of "Chicago" dramas is becoming increasingly important for NBC.
Both "Chicago PD" and "Chicago Fire" scored their highest ratings in nearly two...
Son of slain rapper XXXTentacion born in Florida
MIAMI (AP) — The son of slain rapper XXXTentacion was born last month at a South Florida hospital.
The baby's 20-year-old mother Jenesis Sanchez tells Miami television station WPLG that she...
Television signal cuts out on North Carolina-Duke telecast
Some viewers watching the North Carolina-Duke men's basketball game missed much of the second half of the telecast, which a cable system blamed on a technical issue.
Ego, publicity at stake when stars and TV critics meet
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Jerrod Carmichael, lamenting what he called the "terrible" state of TV comedy, asked his audience if they'd seen some of it. Staring back at the comedian was a hotel...
CBS’ ‘Big Bang Theory’ has season high as end nears
NEW YORK (AP) — As the time approaches to say goodbye to Sheldon, Amy, Leonard, Penny and the gang, the CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" hit a season high in popularity last week.
The 14.2 million viewers who tuned in to Thursday's episode will surely be topped, since television's most popular comedy calls it quits after 12 seasons this spring.
Television’s new ‘genius’ is Aretha Franklin
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news Sunday from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, where TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.
"GENIUS" IS ARETHA
The late singer Aretha Franklin will be the subject of the National Geographic network's third installment of its "Genius" series.
Before multiculturalism, blackface rampant in US pop culture
At the time Virginia's future political leaders put on blackface in college for fun, Dan Aykroyd wore it too — in the hit 1983 comedy "Trading Places."
Sports announcers of that time often described Boston Celtics player Larry Bird, who is white, as "smart" while describing his black NBA opponents as athletically gifted.
Trump speech viewed by 46.8 million viewers
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump's State of the Union address was seen by 46.8 million television viewers, an increase over his 2018 speech.
The Nielsen company said the speech, which was delayed by the government shutdown, topped last year's audience of 45.6 million. His first such address before Congress in 2017 was seen by 47.7 million.
Owens named chief executive behind CBS’ ’60 Minutes’
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Incoming CBS News president Susan Zirinsky opted for continuity on television's most popular news program, appointing Bill Owens as executive producer of "60 Minutes" on Wednesday.
Owens has been executive editor at "60 Minutes" since 2008, and has been running it on an interim basis since his predecessor Jeff Fager was fired in September for sending a threatening text message to a colleague writing a story about him.
Often overlooked, evening news shows have loyal fans
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The evening news may be one of television's most overlooked institutions, but the programs are still looked at.
Between them, the newscasts anchored by David Muir, Lester Holt and Jeff Glor were seen by an average of 26.9 million viewers each weeknight last week. If they were seen in prime time, both ABC's "World News Tonight" and NBC's "Nightly News" would be top 10 shows.
Super Bowl reaches 100.7 million people, down from 2018
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The New England Patriots' competitive but action-starved Super Bowl victory over the Los Angeles Rams was seen by 100.7 million people on television and streaming services, the smallest audience for football's annual spectacle in a decade.
FX chief says Netflix exaggerates viewership numbers
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Someone is standing up to television's Goliath, with a prominent competitor saying Monday that Netflix is deceiving the public about what is a hit and what isn't.
John Landgraf, the FX Networks chief executive who has frequently pointed out the glut of scripted TV, said Netflix is using cloudy measurements to claim increasing dominance among viewers. It's an approach he said reflects a worrisome Silicon Valley arrogance.
Come together: Super Bowl Sunday, the last stand of live TV
ATLANTA (AP) — Oh sure, there's plenty of evidence to support the soothsayers who are predicting the slow, inevitable death of live television.
And there's plenty of proof to bolster theories about the NFL's slipping popularity.
But when it comes to clicking away from Super Bowl Sunday — forget about it.
Charley Pride is in the spotlight with upcoming TV specials
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.
Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star's life.
The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told TV critics Friday that it remains a goal to have it made with Howard, who stars in the Fox music series "Empire."