Television

July 19, 2018 - 10:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified comments that drew complaints from employees. Paramount Pictures CEO Jim Gianopulos wrote in a memo Thursday that Amy Powell had been fired for making comments that were "inconsistent with...
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President Donald Trump arrives to sign an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 19, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — What do the phrases "blind hatred," ''frothing," ''hysteria," ''meltdown," ''freak-out" and "derangement" have in common? They've all been used by Fox News Channel personalities this week to describe media coverage of President Donald Trump's Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin...
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FILE - This June 14, 2018, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox logo outside its New York office. Comcast says it’s dropping out of the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment business, instead focusing on its bid for Sky.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 19, 2018 - 2:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men. Comcast can now focus on its pursuit of European pay-TV operator Sky, a deal that would give the...
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July 19, 2018 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's top executive, Jeff Zucker, is undergoing heart surgery and will take a six-week leave of absence from running the news network. CNN said Zucker made the announcement to his staff Thursday following a morning editorial meeting. His top deputy, Michael Bass, will be in charge...
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July 18, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The country that Maine Gov. Paul LePage has been visiting in hopes of strengthening ties is the subject of a jab from President Donald Trump over NATO. Trump questioned on Fox News Channel whether the military alliance's mutual defense pact might conceivably let tiny Montenegro start World War III...
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July 18, 2018 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking another jab at NATO, questioning whether the alliance's mutual defense pact might conceivably let tiny Montenegro's "very aggressive people" start World War III. Trump commented in an interview with Tucker Carlson of Fox News Channel that aired...
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From left, France's Djibril Sidibe, N'Golo Kante and Florian Thauvin pose with the World Cup trophy during an official reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, Monday, July 16, 2018. France is readying to welcome home the national soccer team for a parade down the Champs-Elysees, where tens of thousands thronged after the team's 4-2 victory over Croatia Sunday. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Cup soccer final where France defeated Croatia was seen by just over 16 million people in the United States on Sunday. While that made the Sunday morning telecast on Fox and Telemundo the most-watched program of the week, it represented a significant drop in viewership...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 16, 2018 - 10:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Seconds after President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader's performance "disgraceful." It was the most startling of several strong media reactions to the session, televised live by...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 16, 2018 - 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Australia's prime minister says he finds U.S. intelligence of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election "very compelling," and...
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July 16, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. Sinclair wants to buy Tribune Media and its 42 TV stations, including KTLA in Los Angeles and WPIX in New York. To address...
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