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FILE - This June 19, 2013 file photo shows Greta Van Susteren at the National Press Club in Washington. On Thursday, June 29, 2017, Van Susteren tweeted, “I am out at MSNBC.” The network confirmed it, and said she will be replaced at the 6 p.m. hour by a show hosted by Ari Melber. Van Susteren started her nightly show on MSNBC on Jan. 9, 2017. She was a longtime host at Fox News Channel, but left the network in the summer of 2016. She’s had the cable news hat trick: programs on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
June 29, 2017 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Greta Van Susteren's stop at a third cable news network proved to be short. MSNBC said Thursday that she's out after less than six months at the network, to be replaced by Ari Melber. Van Susteren began hosting a Washington-based 6 p.m. weeknight show at MSNBC on Jan. 9, joining the...
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Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., listens at left as follow committee member Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla. questions witnesses on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, during the committee's hearing on Russian intervention in European elections in light of revelations by American intelligence agencies that blame Russia for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 29, 2017 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tweet about cable TV host Mika Brzezinski (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's tweets are getting tough coverage at Fox News Channel, a usually friendly media outlet. Anchor Shepard Smith led his afternoon newscast with Trump...
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Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., listens at left as follow committee member Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla. questions witnesses on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, during the committee's hearing on Russian intervention in European elections in light of revelations by American intelligence agencies that blame Russia for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 29, 2017 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tweet about cable TV host Mika Brzezinski (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Congressional Republicans and Democrats are speaking as one in criticizing President Donald Trump's crude tweet about a female cable TV anchor. House Democratic leader...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2013, file photo, "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley attends the CBS Upfront in New York. The Trump administration has been a boon for the cable news networks each night yet curiously not for the broadcast evening news programs, where a viewership slump contributed to Pelley losing his job last week as anchor of the "CBS Evening News." (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
June 05, 2017 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has been a boon for the cable news networks each night yet curiously not for the broadcast evening news programs, where a viewership slump contributed to Scott Pelley losing his job last week as anchor of the "CBS Evening News." CNN, Fox News Channel and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2016, file photo, Ariana Grande arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. Grande's mother used a Twitter post on May 29, 2017, to reflect on the bombing of her daughter's May 22, 2017, concert in Manchester, England. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 02, 2017 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney says its networks will air Ariana Grande's "One Love Manchester" benefit on Sunday. The concert, to be carried by broadcasters around the world, is aimed at helping victims of the recent attack in Manchester, England. The full concert will air live at 2 p.m. EDT on Freeform,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2016, file photo, Ariana Grande arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. Grande's mother used a Twitter post on May 29, 2017, to reflect on the bombing of her daughter's May 22, 2017, concert in Manchester, England. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 02, 2017 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney says its networks will air Ariana Grande's "One Love Manchester" benefit on Sunday. The concert, to be carried by broadcasters around the world, is aimed at helping victims of the recent attack in Manchester, England. The full concert will air live at 2 p.m. EDT on Freeform,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. The National Geographic TV network says it won’t air “Killing Patton,” its next planned movie adaptation of Bill O’Reilly’s book series on the deaths of historical figures. The network wouldn’t immediately comment on whether the decision had anything to do with the harassment allegations that led to O’Reilly’s April firing at Fox News Channel. In a statement, National Geographic said the movie was in development for a couple of years and “it was a difficult project to crack creatively.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 23, 2017 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has found itself somewhere it has rarely been the past decade — out of first place. The network's weekday prime-time lineup, long the king of cable news, finished behind MSNBC in viewers last week, the Nielsen company said. Among the 25-to-54-year-old audience that...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2006 file photo, Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News, listens as anchor Shepard Smith, seen on screens in front and behind him, as Smith talks to the audience via satellite from Israel, at the Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
May 19, 2017 - 12:06 am
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. Instead, Fox feels at a crossroads. Ongoing lawsuits related to the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 18, 2017 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. He...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 1988 file photo, Vice President George H.W. Bush, left, gets some advice from his media advisor, Roger Ailes, right, as they stand behind the podium at the Superdome in New Orleans, La., prior to the start of the Republican National Convention. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
May 18, 2017 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Few media titans can claim a lasting legacy. They make their impact felt during stellar careers, and are honored and rewarded for it. Then, one way or another, they pass from the scene as other studio and network bosses, publishers and impresarios take their turns at wielding power...
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