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FILE - In this April 22, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump watches as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 14, 2020 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top member of the White House coronavirus task force said Tuesday that “none of us lie” to the public, an accusation President Donald Trump had retweeted, and that while kids need to be back in school as Trump insists, “we have to get the virus under control.” Adm. Brett Giroir'...
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FILE - This Jan. 12, 2012 file photo shows Hugh Downs at the "Today" show 60th anniversary celebration in New York. Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died. His family said Downs died of natural causes Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 99. Downs was a host of the ‘Today’ show on NBC, worked on the ‘Tonight’ show when Jack Paar was in charge, and hosted the long-running game show "Concentration." (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
July 02, 2020 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Downs, the genial, versatile broadcaster who became one of television’s most familiar and welcome faces with more than 15,000 hours on news, game and talk shows, has died at age 99. Downs died of natural causes at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Wednesday, said his great-...
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June 30, 2020 - 6:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mention prime-time television stars in other ages, and you’d think of Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Harmon or Jennifer Aniston. Now it’s Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson. Fox News Channel was the most-watched network in prime-time television last week, counting both broadcast and cable, the...
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This image released by CBS shows the cast of the daytime drama series "The Young and the Restless." The long-running daytime drama won the Emmy for outstanding drama series at the 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. (Sonja Flemming/CBS via AP)
June 27, 2020 - 1:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Young and the Restless” won best drama at the first virtual Daytime Emmys along with three acting trophies on Friday night, with some winners speaking out about racial injustice. Ellen DeGeneres accepted the trophy for best entertainment talk show for her self-titled program...
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FILE - This Sept. 17, 2018 file photo shows Leslie Jones at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The former "Saturday Night Live" star will host a new version of the game-show "Supermarket Sweep," which originally aired on ABC from 1965-67. The show follows three teams of two as they compete using their grocery shopping skills and knowledge of merchandise to win cash prizes. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 17, 2020 - 3:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC’s fall schedule released Wednesday optimistically details its plans, including a new thriller from the creator of “Big Little Lies.” But there’s a key element missing — the debut dates made uncertain by the coronavirus pandemic. “I am hopeful that the season will start...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2012, file photo, the "America's Got Talent" logo appears at a press event in New York. "America's Got Talent" was the No. 1 show last week, according to Nielsen company figures out Tuesday, while CBS was the most-watched broadcast network and Fox News was the most-viewed cable channel. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
June 16, 2020 - 6:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Summertime escapism in the form of talent and game shows ruled on broadcast TV, with “60 Minutes” the exception. “America's Got Talent” on NBC was the most-watched show last week, according to Nielsen company ratings out Tuesday. But the No. 2 slot was claimed by CBS' long-...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, the cast of "black-ish" attends a For Your Consideration event in Burbank, Calif. Pictured from left are Nelson Franklin, Peter Mackenzie, Jenifer Lewis, Miles Brown, Anna Deavere Smith, Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Marcus Scribner, Yara Shahidi, Marsai Martin and Jeff Meacham. ABC is bringing back the lion’s share of its series for next season, including “black-ish,” “A Million Little Things” and “The Rookie.” Those are among the shows that will return in the 2020-21 season, the network said Thursday, adding to the list of previously announced renewals for a total so far of 19. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2020 - 7:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC is bringing back the lion’s share of its series for next season, including “black-ish,” “A Million Little Things” and “The Rookie.” They are among the 19 shows that will return in the 2020-21 season, the network said Thursday, adding to a list of previously announced renewals...
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FILE - This May 5, 2019 file photo shows Alex Trebek presenting an award at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. The “Jeopardy!” veteran host's nomination for best game show host could give him for a second consecutive win in the category. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2020 - 5:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first season of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” received Daytime Emmy Awards nominations for best entertainment talk show and host, while “Jeopardy!” veteran Alex Trebek’s nod for best game show host could give him a second consecutive win in the category. “General Hospital” earned...
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FILE - This May 5, 2019 file photo shows host Mario Lopez on stage at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. The Daytime Emmy Awards are skipping a theater ceremony because of the coronavirus but the honors will be presented on a TV broadcast on June 26. Nominations for the 47th annual Daytime Emmys will be announced Thursday on CBS’ “The Talk,” with categories including best drama series, talk show and game show. The TV academy that organizes the daytime awards had announced it wouldn’t hold the traditional theater ceremony out of pandemic safety concerns. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 20, 2020 - 7:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Daytime Emmy Awards are skipping a theater ceremony because of the coronavirus but the honors will be presented on a TV broadcast. CBS' decision to air the awards on June 26 is a bright spot for the daytime honors, which had been consigned to an online presentation in recent...
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This image released by CBS shows host Wayne Brady on the set of the gameshow "Let's Make a Deal." Shut-in television viewers tuned in to the game show “Let’s Make a Deal” in record numbers last week. The Nielsen company said the show recorded its best week in the 11 years since it was revived by CBS with Wayne Brady as host. (Monty Brinton/CBS via AP)
May 07, 2020 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wayne Brady and the folks at “Let's Make a Deal” want to honor those fighting the coronavirus — and they don't have to wear their capes if they don't want to. The CBS daytime game show that usually has a studio audience in zany costumes is asking front-line workers to submit a video...
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