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In this image released by NBC, the Voices of Hope Children's Choir appear on stage during "America's Got Talent," in Pasadena, Calif. The talent competition series dominated the ratings last week. (Trae Patton/NBC via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 5:33 pm
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...
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FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. (AP Photo/File)
June 14, 2018 - 2:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — That didn't take long. A day after a federal judge cleared the way for AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, Comcast made a bold all-cash $65 billion offer for Fox assets, setting up a clash with Disney and becoming the first big media company to attempt what is expected to be a spate...
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This undated image provided by Amazon.com, Inc. shows an Amazon Fire TV Cube. Amazon unveiled the new voice-controlled Fire TV device, which lets users shout out when they want to turn on the TV, flip channels or search for sitcoms, all without pushing any buttons. The Fire TV Cube is not entirely hands-free yet, however. Some apps or streaming services may require viewers to pick up the included remote to rewind or stop a show. (Amazon.com, Inc. via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 10:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexa for couch potatoes is coming: Amazon's new streaming TV device will let users shout out when they want to turn on the TV, flip channels or search for sitcoms — all without pushing any buttons. The Fire TV Cube is not entirely hands-free yet, however. Some apps or streaming...
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This May 3, 2017 file photo shows bananas for sale at a Whole Foods Market in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. U.S. wholesale prices edged up just 0.1 percent in April 2018 held down by a big drop in food costs. It was the smallest gain in four months. The April increase in the Labor Department’s producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, followed a 0.3 percent rise in March, the government reported Wednesday, May 9. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 10, 2018 - 11:34 am
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...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Once known as “America’s Mayor” and hailed for helping unite a wounded city, Giuliani has become the face of President Donald Trump’s aggressive new legal team. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 04, 2018 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, once known as "America's Mayor" and hailed for helping unite a wounded city after Sept. 11, has become the aggressive face of President Donald Trump's forceful new legal team. Giuliani, who is bonded with the president by a particular brand of New York bravado, has...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Once known as “America’s Mayor” and hailed for helping unite a wounded city, Giuliani has become the face of President Donald Trump’s aggressive new legal team. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 03, 2018 - 7:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, once known as "America's Mayor" and hailed for helping unite a wounded city after Sept. 11, has become the aggressive face of President Donald Trump's forceful new legal team. Giuliani, who is bonded with the president by a particular brand of New York bravado, has...
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Norwegian female boxing star Cecilia Braekhus, left, arrives with her trainer, Lucia Rijker, at a news conference in Los Angeles Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Braekhus will fight against Kali Reis during the boxing event at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on Saturday, May, 5. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 03, 2018 - 12:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cecilia Braekhus was barely a teenager when she began sneaking out the window of her family home in Bergen, Norway, to train secretly as a kickboxer. Although she had an instinctive love for the excitement and discipline of combat sports, she wasn't quite sure how to tell her...
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FILE- This combo of file photos shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia on July 17, 2017, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming. The moves come as Comcast, the world’s largest cable company, and other cable operators try to work out relationships with once fierce rivals in a changing media landscape. (AP Photo/File)
April 25, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming. The moves come as Comcast, the world's largest cable company, and other cable operators try to work out relationships with...
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April 12, 2018 - 9:08 pm
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 and Washington, D...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova's comfortable victory over Michigan in the NCAA men's basketball final may have been good for the blood pressure of the team's fans, but it wasn't good for television ratings. The game was seen by 16 million viewers on TBS, TNT and Tru TV last week, the Nielsen company...
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