Television programs

FILE - This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. She faced a swift backlash for her morning show segment on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, and wrote later that she realized that such behavior is wrong. She says she’s never been a “PC” kind of person, but does understand that she needs to be more sensitive on issues of race and ethnicity. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 23, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly swiftly apologized Tuesday for a morning show segment that questioned why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. Following a social media backlash, Kelly wrote in an email to NBC News colleagues that she realized such behavior is wrong, that the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2017, file photo, WWE Superstar Alexa Bliss is seen at the WWE 2K18 SummerSlam Kickoff Event in New York. Bliss ditched her skimpy two-piece ring gear that helped make the former WWE champ one of the more alluring wrestlers in the company for a full bodysuit. Performing for the first time in the United Arab Emirates, where strict rules apply to how much of the body a woman can bare in public, Bliss wasn't about to risk offending a nation that was set to have WWE female wrestlers fight on the same card as the men. (Adam Hunger/Invision for 2K Games/AP Images)
October 23, 2018 - 4:46 pm
Former WWE champ Alexa Bliss ditched her skimpy two-piece ring gear for a full bodysuit. Performing for the first time in the United Arab Emirates, where strict rules govern what women wear in public, Bliss wasn't about to risk offending a nation set to have WWE female wrestlers fight on the same...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington police say a man was shot by a security guard in the lobby of the building housing the local Fox broadcast affiliate. The incident Monday afternoon in Washington's Friendship Heights neighborhood put the Fox 5 news crew in the unusual position of covering their own...
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This image released by Providence Pictures shows an ancient kiva in Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Culture National Historical Park, northern New Mexico. The location is featured in a new four-part PBS docuseries, “Native America,” that seeks to recreate a world in the Americas generations prior to the arrival of Europeans. The first episode of Native America “From Caves to Cosmos.” is scheduled to air on most PBS stations on Tuesday. (Providence Pictures/PBS via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 3:03 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers. Children then get lessons about Thanksgiving, maybe the Trail of Tears or the 19th century wars over the removal of tribes in the American West. Rarely discussed is...
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This combination photo shows J.R.R. Tolkien, author of "The Lord of the Rings," series in 1967, left, and J. K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" series at the "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" Broadway opening in New York on April 22, 2018. The effort to discover America's best-loved novel - and promote reading - will end with the winner announced on Tuesday's finale of PBS' "The Great American Read." The series profiled the contenders and let bookworms, famous and not, advocate for their pick. (AP Photo)
October 22, 2018 - 1:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The results are in for an impassioned national election that put the popularity of candidates Jane Austen, J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling on the line. The effort to discover America's best-loved novel — and promote reading — ends with the winner announced on Tuesday's 8 p.m. EDT...
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October 22, 2018 - 7:04 am
NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades. Miller is retiring. His last tournament will be the Phoenix Open the first...
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
October 22, 2018 - 5:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name — Elaine Benes of "Seinfeld" and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in comedy. On Sunday night at...
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Yara Shahidi attends the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
October 20, 2018 - 4:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an "identity blind narrative" in the struggle for acceptance of all. "We should all feel deserved and supported in expressing our right to being our whole selves, limited by nothing...
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FILe - In this June 21, 2018 file photo, Mike Colter attends the premiere of the Netflix original series Marvel's "Luke Cage" season two at The Edison Ballroom in New York. The Marvel universe just got a slice smaller on Netflix with the cancellation of “Marvel’s Luke Cage” after two seasons. The news Friday, Oct. 20, surprised fans and came a few weeks after Netflix axed another live-action Marvel series, “Iron Fist.” Both are part of The Defenders world. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File )
October 20, 2018 - 2:56 pm
The Marvel universe just got a slice smaller on Netflix with the cancellation of "Marvel's Luke Cage" after two seasons. The news Friday surprised fans and came soon after Netflix axed another live-action Marvel series, "Iron Fist." Both are part of The Defenders world and ordered up by Netflix...
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Summer Zervos leaves New York state appellate court, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in New York. President Donald Trump's lawyers hope to persuade an appeals court to dismiss or delay Zervos' claim that he defamed her by calling her a liar after she accused him of unwanted kissing and groping. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
October 18, 2018 - 5:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Appeals court judges weighing President Donald Trump's bid to shut down a former "Apprentice" contestant's defamation suit against him are asking a hypothetical question: Could a New York court order the president to jail if he were to buck an order in the case? The question came up...
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