NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic-era Golden Globes sunk to 6.9 million viewers, down a whopping 64% from 2020 and only barely beating the year when a writer's strike forced NBC to show a news...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Succession” wins Emmy Award for best drama series, its fourth trophy of the night.
“Schitt’s Creek” wins Emmy Award for best comedy series, capping a clean sweep of the show’s comedy categories
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Schitt’s Creek” wins Emmy Award for best comedy series, capping a clean sweep of the show’s comedy categories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's dystopian series "Watchmen" leads all Emmy nominees with 26.
GENEVA (AP) — The long-time leader of weightlifting’s governing body resigned Wednesday amid an investigation of suspected corruption exposed by a television program.
There's an intriguing experiment going on Down Under.
The Australian Football League — best known in the United States as an early staple of ESPN programming — eerily launched its season...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors to seek dismissal of rape case against California surgeon who appeared on reality TV.
Six bowls this season had their smallest crowds on record, with section after section of unoccupied seats a yawning indication of just how little buzz there can be for the long, long list of...
Chinese state TV won’t air NBA preseason games set in China and will review cooperation with NBA after Hong Kong tweet
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state TV won't air NBA preseason games set in China and will review cooperation with NBA after Hong Kong tweet.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Jim Fowler, a naturalist who rose to fame on the long-running television program "Wild Kingdom" and who famously bantered with Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show," has died....
EXETER, N.H. (AP) — The commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education has launched a video series of school cafeterias entitled, "School Days, Lunch Trays & Gourmets."
MIAMI (AP) — An emigre who once fled a right-wing strongman in Peru has made his U.S.-based television program a forum for hardline opponents of Venezuela's leftist President Nicolas Maduro — including some who are quite ready for the shedding of blood.
"I am a conspirator in favor of freedom," Jaime Bayly says.
Veteran sports writer Ivan Maisel of ESPN has taken on the task of telling the tale of college football, starting from the very beginning.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says prosecutors are investigating two prominent actors for comments on a television program.
Anadolu agency on Sunday quoted a statement from the Istanbul prosecutors' that said actors Metin Akpinar and Mujdat Gezen were "invited" for questioning following media reports about their alleged insults of Turkey's president and threats of "a coup and death."
NEW YORK (AP) — Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people who watched them.
ABC's showing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the most-watched of a handful of holiday specials that aired in prime-time last week, reaching 5.3 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. It's a tradition in many households that was first on television in December 1965.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois woman who lost 144 pounds (65 kilograms) on "The Biggest Loser" television program has written a book about her experiences.
The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports Sherman resident Sonya Jones says it wasn't until after she finished second on the weight-loss show that she realized her problem was emotions, not food.
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi said on Wednesday he will appeal a lifetime ban imposed by soccer's governing body.
Nyantakyi was banned on Tuesday after being filmed taking bribes by an undercover television program in Ghana.
He expressed "shock and deep sadness" over the decision of FIFA's ethics committee and has instructed his legal advisers to "urgently appeal" a decision he called "unfair, harsh and unwarranted."
ZURICH (AP) — Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi was banned from soccer for life on Tuesday after being filmed taking bribes by an undercover television program in Ghana.
FIFA said its ethics committee judges found Nyantakyi guilty of bribery, corruption and conflict of interest.
Nyantakyi was also fined 500,000 Swiss francs ($498,000), though it is unclear if FIFA has any authority to force payment.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Scene-stealing snakes, bears, turkeys and lobsters all make an appearance in the latest season of a television program featuring New Hampshire's Fish and Game conservation officers.
"North Woods Law" returns to the Animal Planet cable network on Sunday at 9 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Fox News executive Bill Shine is officially joining the White House.
Shine, the former co-president of President Donald Trump's preferred television channel, will be deputy chief of staff for communications. His expected hiring was reported last week.
The White House said Thursday that Shine "brings over two decades of television programming, communications, and management experience to the role."
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights lawyer says police have arrested a young comedian who was working for a popular satirical television program.
Azza Soliman told The Associated Press on Monday that plainclothes policemen raided Shady Abu Zaid's house in a Cairo neighborhood early on Sunday and arrested him. She says Abu Zaid's whereabouts are unknown.
His sister, Roula Abu Zaid, has confirmed the arrest in a Facebook post.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have detained a staunchly pro-government talk show host over allegations he insulted police and disseminated false news on his state television program.
In a statement carried on state news agency MENA late Saturday, Cairo prosecutors ordered Khairi Ramadan detained for 24 hours pending an investigation by national security officers into claims a segment was damaging to police.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl ratings may have been slightly down for NBC, but the network's entertainment division was buoyed by the showing of "This is Us" after the game.
The second-year drama scored with an episode that explains how the character of Jack Pearson, played by Milo Ventimiglia, died in the aftermath of a fire. The show was seen by just under 27 million people, its largest audience ever and the highest for any show with the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot in six years.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work as a special correspondent on a television program.
The Deseret News reports Smart shared the news Tuesday in an Instagram post.
Smart, a special correspondent for "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen," says she can't believe she was nominated.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Forces Network will broadcast the NFL's conference championship games on Sunday despite the federal government shutdown.
There was some question about access to the games for the U.S. military after the AFN put a message on its Facebook page on Saturday that its services would not be available because of the shutdown. The network airs American radio and television programming in Europe and other locations outside the U.S.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL's conference playoff games on TV and radio.
Games involving the Army and Navy men's basketball teams were played as scheduled.
You may know Samantha Brown from the many shows she's hosted on the Travel Channel. Now she has a new series launching Jan. 6 on PBS called "Places to Love."
LONDON (AP) — The British prime minister's office says it is treating with "utmost seriousness" a television producer's allegation that she was sexually assaulted inside 10 Downing St., the official office for Britain's leader.
NEW YORK (AP) — Midway through a season remembered for its protests by some players during the national anthem as much as bone-crunching hits, viewership for NFL football games is down 5 percent from last year.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how many people watch programming produced by streaming services like Netflix and Amazon.
Nielsen announced its new service on Wednesday and said that eight television networks and studios, including ABC and NBC, have subscribed to it.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — ESPN's "College GameDay" is returning to James Madison University in Virginia for the second time since 2015.
News outlets report the Saturday morning football show will broadcast from Harrisonburg this week before the Dukes play Villanova. The Dukes have won 17 consecutive games. Villanova is ranked No. 12.
The show first visited Harrisonburg in 2015 for a game that JMU lost, 59-49, to Richmond in front of 26,069 fans.
NEW YORK (AP) — The ability of television networks to know how many people are watching their programs is one temporary casualty of Hurricane Irma.
The Nielsen company said Tuesday that its ratings information from this past weekend is delayed because the company's processing center in Tampa, Florida, was shut down because of Irma. The company's weekly list of top television programs is usually released Tuesdays, and it's unclear when it will be ready.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Author and Emmy-winning celebrity cook Rachael Ray has listed her home in the Hamptons for sale for nearly $5 million.
Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/2wKvQGX ) reports the 49-year-old Glens Falls, New York, native's Southampton home is on the market for $4.9 million.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A television program featuring New Hampshire's fish and game conservation officers is back for a second season.
"North Woods Law: New Hampshire" returns to the Animal Planet cable network Sunday at 10 p.m. Network officials say the second season features officers rescuing injured, ill and abandoned animals, and risking their own lives searching for lost hikers.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Alice Isn't Dead" is taking on new lives.
NEW YORK (AP) — Financial services firm USAA, facing a backlash to its decision to pull advertising from Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, says it is withdrawing from other opinion-based television programs.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey passed two new decrees Saturday — one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs.
The country's Official Gazette published the decrees Saturday evening. The first named thousands of civil servants to be dismissed, including nearly 500 academics and more than 1,000 Turkish military personnel. It also reinstated 236 people to their jobs.
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A Maine, girl has gone to sleepovers and trick-or-treating with her pet duck. Now they're going on a national TV program together.
Morse Street Elementary School student Kylie Brown and her pet duck, Snowflake, took the internet by storm last year when a video of them was featured on TV. On Sunday, 6-year-old Kylie and Snowflake were appearing on TV again courtesy of Steve Harvey's "Little Big Shots" show on NBC.
The program showcases talented kids from around the world.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The long-running PBS television program "Antiques Roadshow" has canceled its summer stop in Gillette.
The network says in a press release that logistical issues led to the decision. It says planning is underway to reschedule a stop in Wyoming as part of a future tour.
Gillette was a last-minute addition to the show's tour that will start in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in June.
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — People in southwest Colorado could soon be watching Denver-based television thanks to a decision by the Federal Communications Commission.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox drew an audience of 111.3 million viewers for the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, a smaller audience than the game has had in the last two years but still ranking among the biggest for a television program in the United States.
The top Super Bowl audience — and the biggest for any American TV show — was the 114.4 million viewers who saw the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks in 2015, according to the Nielsen company.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana jail has made changes including additional officers and more resources for inmates after letting a cable television program film for four months inside its walls, a sheriff said.
The Clark County Jail also has added two body scanners to better detect weapons, drugs and other contraband being smuggled into the jail, Sheriff Jamey Noel said Friday. The jail also now has a drug detection dog for searches throughout the facility.
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.
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts plastic surgeon who's been a guest on several national television programs is facing drug charges.
Police say 70-year-old Sheldon Sevinor was arrested Sunday when officers conducting surveillance on a suspected drug dealer witnessed what appeared to be a drug transaction involving Sevinor.
Prosecutors say Sevinor's arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 11. Police say he's charged with possession of crack cocaine.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Hostetter, an actor, painter and musician best known for playing the steady stage manager in "Murphy Brown," has died.
Hostetter died Sept. 2 of complications resulting from a long battle with cancer, his wife, Del Appleby, told The Associated Press on Thursday. Hostetter was 69 and died in a hospice in Port Orange, Florida.
NEW YORK (AP) — May 15, 1940: Roger Ailes born in Warren, Ohio.
1962: After graduation from Ohio University, Ailes lands an entry-level position on a Cleveland TV station's local talk and music program starring Mike Douglas, a former big-band singer. Ailes rises to executive producer as "The Mike Douglas Show" relocates to Philadelphia and gains hit status in national syndication.
1968: Enters the political arena after offering his services as a media adviser to a...