Television industry

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 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 - 12:10 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 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 - 12:10 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 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — During the past quarter-century, The Associated Press has had sit-downs with the Fox News founder several times. He was always brash and entertaining. Below are excerpts from those interviews: ___ July 1995 — With Fox News still a year away, Ailes had launched NBC-owned America's...
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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 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — During the past quarter-century, The Associated Press has had sit-downs with the Fox News founder several times. He was always brash and entertaining. Below are excerpts from those interviews: ___ July 1995 — With Fox News still a year away, Ailes had launched NBC-owned America's...
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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 - 11:29 am
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 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 - 9:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes, the communication maestro who transformed TV news by creating Fox News Channel only to be ousted from his media empire at the height of his reign for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. He was 77. A former GOP operative to...
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This image provided by Fox shows Seth MacFarlane, from left, Penny Johnson Jerald, Adrianne Palicki, Halston Sage and guest star Brian George in a scene from "The Orville". Fox said Monday, May 15, 2017, its schedule will include the new space adventure starring and produced by MacFarlane. The series is set 400 years ahead and follows the adventures of an exploratory spaceship. (Fox via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network is calling on superpowers and Seth MacFarlane to boost ratings this fall. "The Orville," a new space adventure starring and produced by MacFarlane, is set 400 years in the future and follows the adventures of an exploratory spaceship. "This is Seth's passion project...
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File- This photo taken April 6, 2016, shows Bill O'Reilly attending The Hollywood Reporter's "35 Most Powerful People in Media" celebration at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York. During an interview Friday, May 12, 2017, with Glenn Beck, O’Reilly complained of a liberal “hit job” that did him in. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — During an interview Friday with Glenn Beck, another former Fox News Channel personality who was the subject of an advertiser boycott, Bill O'Reilly complained of a liberal "hit job" that did him in. "In the weeks to come we're going to be able to explain all of it," O'Reilly said in...
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May 07, 2017 - 8:20 pm
Telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group is close to an agreement to buy rival TV station operator Tribune Media. The New York Times reports ( http://nyti.ms/2pW08TO ) talks were continuing Sunday and a deal may be announced Monday. The newspaper is citing unnamed officials who they say...
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