NEW YORK (AP) — Cable television news has never been more in vogue and so competitive.
Several programs on MSNBC and CNN had their most-watched months ever in January, the Nielsen company...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican regulatory agency declared Friday that the country’s largest broadcaster, Grupo Televisa, has “substantial market power” in cable television service.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee's administration on Thursday unveiled the latest public service campaign to help battle the COVID-19 outbreak in Tennessee.
Believe it or not, a lot of new films have been released since movie theaters were shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic — and a lot of good films.
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a split screen for the ages on MSNBC Monday: on the left side, President Donald Trump talking about restoring law and order. On the right, a tear-gassed young woman vomiting...
LONDON (AP) — Internet supplier Virgin Media and mobile phone carrier O2 plan to merge and create a big new telecommunications provider in the U.K., the brands’ parent companies announced...
NEW YORK (AP) — For all the planning that went into “CBS This Morning” putting on a broadcast with its anchors working remotely, no one thought about the pillow.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Public Utility Commission has reached an agreement with Comcast to continue to allow the company to be a cable television provider in the state, while offering...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Intrigued by a drama set behind the scenes of a morning TV show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon topping the cast? How about a supernatural series with Lin-Manuel...
GERING, Neb. (AP) — A cable television provider erroneously paid more than $413,000 in franchising fees to a Nebraska Panhandle county for nearly a decade and the county board must now determine...
ALBANY, Texas (AP) — A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house.
NEW YORK (AP) — When CNN gave Chris Cuomo its 9 p.m. ET time slot last June, there was reason to fear it could be a television suicide mission.
After all, that hour is where the big dogs roam. Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow are the top two personalities in cable television. They still are, but Cuomo's "Prime Time" quickly established itself as CNN's most-watched program and, with 1.64 million viewers in January, is having its best month, the Nielsen company said.
NEW YORK (AP) — More than two years after a sexual misconduct scandal forced Roger Ailes out at Fox News Channel, and a year after his death, his ghost walks the halls of the network he built and ran for two decades.
Friday's theatrical release of the documentary, "Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes," puts his life story in the public eye again. Two other Ailes projects, a feature film from director Jay Roach and a Showtime miniseries, are also in the works.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Colorado-based company says it plans to create 600 jobs in Georgia over the next five years.
Global Callcenter Solutions will occupy temporary space in downtown Columbus before moving to a 46,000-square-foot (4,271-sqare-meter) structure that used to be a Winn-Dixie supermarket, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported .
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence has become an issue in a North Carolina congressional race.
As 9th District Democratic candidate Dan McCready announced he was suspending his campaign during the storm, The Charlotte Observer reports Republican rival Mark Harris has bought more local cable television ad time on The Weather Channel to run in the coming days.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cable television networks offer sports, reality, comedy and drama. But what's selling now is opinionated news.
Sixteen of the 17 most-watched programs on cable last week were either on Fox News Channel or MSNBC, the Nielsen company said. The only exception was coverage of the NBA draft on ESPN.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American drivers paid more for gas, but overall consumer prices rose only modestly in April, a sign that inflation remains mild.
The modest pace of consumer inflation may send a reassuring signal to the Federal Reserve, which is considering how quickly to raise interest rates this year.
Comcast will drop the Big Ten Network from its cable television system in states where there are no teams in the conference.
The Big Ten Network will remain available on Comcast Xfinity in Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Comcast is not available in Nebraska and Iowa.
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN is sending Chris Cuomo into battle against the two current giants of cable television news, Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow.
The network said Wednesday that they are shifting the morning show co-host into a prime-time slot at 9 p.m. EDT, to debut later this spring at a date not yet specified. The change will shave Anderson Cooper's current two-hour show into one.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Some cities and municipality groups in Virginia like the idea of a tax on streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify.
The Daily Press reported Saturday that cities such as Newport News and groups such as the Virginia Municipal League say it will generate more local tax revenue.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A conservative super PAC is sponsoring a million dollar ad campaign for Attorney General Adam Laxalt who recently announced his bid for governor.
NEW YORK (AP) — After the summer of Rachel Maddow, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity ascended to the top of the cable news mountain.
Hannity's move to the 9 p.m. timeslot paid immediate dividends for the network. President Donald Trump's biggest cable news backer averaged 3.2 million viewers in October, topping Maddow's 2.5 million, the Nielsen company said. Fox's Tucker Carlson, in an earlier time slot, had 2.8 million viewers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Print outlets like The New York Times and Washington Post have developed a mutually beneficial relationship with cable television news over a string of bombshell stories about the Trump administration. It's a news war with a twist.
Prime-time lineups on CNN and MSNBC are repeatedly thrown into chaos by late-breaking stories that, while nerve-wracking, nonetheless provide the sort of compelling, can't-turn-away programming that producers dream about.
NEW YORK (AP) — On the surface, the Fox News Channel Roger Ailes left behind would seem to be thriving. Profits are strong, and it has spent much of 2017 as the most-watched network in all of cable television, not just cable news.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cable television's Spike network will be transformed into the Paramount network early next year, introducing new series with stars to include Alicia Silverstone and Michael Shannon.
In its announcement Thursday, owner Viacom billed the rebranded network as "a prime destination for premium storytelling." Spike, launched in 2003, has focused on young men.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's proposal to add the state's 4.5 percent sales tax to various services currently excluded from the tax would generate an additional $769 million for cities and counties and about $934 million for the state, according to documents obtained by The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2k8tw4V ) through the Open Records Act.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google's cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones.
The trend is contributing to an advertising shift away from traditional network television programming to the more eclectic and diversified mix of clips ranging from cute cat videos to sobering shots of street violence found on YouTube.