Television

February 01, 2019 - 3:11 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is launching a weekly series that will link headline-making stories to their historical roots. The magazine-format program, titled "Retro Report," will be hosted by journalist Celeste Headlee and artist Masud Olufani, PBS said Friday. Humorist Andy Borowitz, who writes...
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Gina Rodriguez speaks in the A Final Farewell to "Jane the Virgin" panel during the CW TCA Winter Press Tour on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 31, 2019 - 11:55 pm
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. TISSUES, PLEASE The upcoming final season of "Jane the Virgin" is already drawing tears. The CW show's creator,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2010 file photo, cast member Jennifer Beals arrives at the premiere of "The Book of Eli" in Los Angeles. Showtime will air a sequel to its groundbreaking drama series "The L Word," which explored lesbian and bisexual life in Los Angeles. Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey, stars of the original 2004-09 series, will reprise their roles, Showtime said Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
January 31, 2019 - 2:10 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Showtime will air a sequel to its groundbreaking drama series "The L Word," which explored lesbian and bisexual life in Los Angeles. Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey, stars of the original 2004-09 series, will reprise their roles, Showtime said Thursday...
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In this Dec. 4, 2018 photo, Jaime Bayly poses for a portrait in Key Biscayne, Fla. An emigre who once fled a right-wing strongman in Peru, Bayly has made his U.S.-based television program a forum for hardline opponents of Venezuela’s leftist President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
January 31, 2019 - 12:51 pm
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,"...
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January 28, 2019 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Britain's Sky Sports News is returning to U.S. television this week for a transfer-deadline show on the NBC Sports Network. NBCSN will simulcast SSN's deadline show in London from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST on Thursday. It will then follow with three hours of its own coverage from its...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, journalist Tom Brokaw speaks during the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Awards ceremony in New York. Brokaw says he feels terrible that he offended some Hispanics with his comments on "Meet the Press" Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, that Hispanics should work harder at assimilation. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
January 27, 2019 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Tom Brokaw says he feels terrible that his comments on "Meet the Press" Sunday that Hispanics should work harder at assimilation "offended some members of that proud culture." The former "NBC Nightly News" anchor tweeted in response to a social media backlash to what he had...
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Marzieh Hashemi, a prominent American-born television anchorwoman for Iran's state television, who was detained for 10 days as material witness in a grand jury investigation, speaks during a interview with the Associated Press in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 25, 2019 - 12:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent American-born anchorwoman for Iran's state television says she believes the U.S. government jailed her because of her work as journalist and her beliefs, and as a warning to her to "watch your step." Marzieh Hashemi spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, a day...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, CNN's Jim Acosta walks into federal court in Washington. The CNN Chief White House Correspondent, who has frequently clashed with President Donald Trump and other officials, has a book coming out June 11. He’s calling it “The Enemy of the People,” Trump’s inflammatory insult for the cable network and others whose reporting displeases him. HarperCollins Publishers told The Associated Press on Thursday, Jan. 24 2019, that Acosta would describe the “near-constant conflict” in covering Trump and offer portraits of Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and others. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 24, 2019 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Acosta has some follow-up comments on the Trump administration. The CNN Chief White House Correspondent, who has frequently clashed with President Donald Trump and other officials, has a book coming out June 11. He's calling it "The Enemy of the People," Trump's inflammatory...
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Supporters of Marzieh Hashemi, an American-born anchor for Iran's state television broadcaster, demonstrate outside the Federal Courthouse where Hashemi will appear before a U.S. grand jury, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Washington. She is in custody as a material witness. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
January 24, 2019 - 3:03 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran arrested more than 7,000 people last year, including dozens of journalists, in what Amnesty International on Thursday called a "shameless campaign of repression" as the U.S. released an American anchorwoman for Iranian state television held for days as a...
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (11) works for a coach against Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) during the second half the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in New Orleans. The Rams won 26-23. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 23, 2019 - 6:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like two overtime games in the NFL conference championships to keep television viewers glued to their recliners. The New England Patriots' thrilling victory over the Kansas City Chiefs was seen by 53.92 million viewers on Sunday, the Nielsen company said. That's up...
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