Television industry

FILE - In this May 5, 2016 photo, Megyn Kelly poses for a portrait in New York. After her brassy start at NBC News, viewers are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward Megyn Kelly in anticipation of her big test this fall. Kelly's show isn't as popular as its predecessor in the time slot, "Dateline NBC," and lost viewers each week. But many shows are seeing audience declines, including direct competitor "60 Minutes." (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, FIle)
July 26, 2017 - 12:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After her brassy start at NBC News, viewers are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward Megyn Kelly in anticipation of her big test this fall. Her newsmagazine ends its eight-episode summer run this weekend, featuring Kelly's interview with comic Ricky Gervais. That's a light sign-off...
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July 14, 2017 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While too early for a torch lighting, a new Olympic-themed television network makes its debut Saturday morning. The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is designed to highlight Olympic sports and athletes and will begin airing in some 35 million American homes Saturday at 6 a.m. EDT...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer speaks at the Newseum in Washington during "The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days" forum. Fox News Channel has signed Fleischer to a contributor role. The network announced Monday, July 10, that Fleischer will provide "strategic communications and political analysis" for both Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 10, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has signed former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer to a contributor role. The network announced Monday that Fleischer will provide "strategic communications and political analysis" for both Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Fleischer served as...
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REMOVES REFERENCE TO SURVIVOR - This image released by CBS shows Paul Abrahamian, a contestant on "Big Brother 18" and competing in the new game show, "Candy Crush," premiering, Sunday, July 9 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. (Sonja Flemming/CBS via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 4:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candy Crush addicts, and you know who you are, put down your mobile device immediately. Then you can watch "Candy Crush," the TV game show. Expect breezy, energetic fun from the CBS series debuting 9 p.m. EDT Sunday with host Mario Lopez, said executive producer Matt Kunitz,...
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FILE - This is a Thursday, May 4, 2017 file photo of Rupert Murdoch, right, Chairman of Fox News Channel, as he walks with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, left, to their table for dinner aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York. Britain’s Culture Secretary Karen Bradley is ruling on whether to permit the proposed 11.7 billion pound merge of Sky and Twenty-First Century Fox. Bradley is set to offer her verdict Thursday June 29, 2017. The merger would allow Rupert Murdoch to consolidate his power base in British media. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/File)
June 29, 2017 - 10:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government stalled Twenty-First Century Fox's takeover of the Sky pay television and broadband network Thursday after regulators said the deal could give Rupert Murdoch and his family too much influence over the country's media. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said Thursday...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer points to a questioner during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 26, 2017 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters turned testy on Monday, with CNN's Jim Acosta interrupting President Donald Trump's chief spokesman to demand he explain why television cameras were ordered off. Trump's relations with the media — never strong to...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create, a spokesman for Cosby said Thursday, June 22. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 22, 2017 - 8:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create and other issues, a spokesman for Cosby said. Cosby is eager to get back to work following a deadlocked jury and mistrial in his sexual assault case...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create, a spokesman for Cosby said Thursday, June 22. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 22, 2017 - 7:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create, a spokesman for Cosby said Thursday. Cosby is eager to get back to work following a deadlocked jury and mistrial in his sexual assault trial,...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa. Judge Steven O'Neill who presided over Cosby's sexual assault trial is weighing whether to make public the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in the case. He said he would rule by Wednesday, June 21. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 22, 2017 - 6:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the release of jurors' names in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A spokesman for Bill Cosby says a series of town halls is planned to help educate young people about the problems their misbehavior could create. Spokesman Andrew Wyatt...
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June 12, 2017 - 3:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company behind ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" has suspended production of the reality show and sent its contestants home while producers look into allegations of misconduct on the set in Mexico. Warner Bros. says it is "conducting a thorough investigation of these allegations"...
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