What’s happening: Virus fears hit Africa, markets, schools

PARIS (AP) — Amusement parks, sporting events, religious gatherings, reality TV shows, even schools. More and more of da...
22:49 28 February 2022

Ex-Gov. Blagojevich returns to Chicago, maintains innocence

CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after Pres...
10:58 19 February 2022

Ex-‘Love Island’ host Caroline Flack found dead in London

LONDON — Caroline Flack, a British television presenter who hosted the controversial reality TV show “Love Island,” has died at age 40, her family sai...
19:37 15 February 2022

Edie Falco talks new show ‘Tommy’ and staying close to home

NEW YORK — In her role in the news CBS drama “Tommy,” actress Edie Falco plays the first female chief of police in Los Angeles, but the native New Yor...
15:42 14 February 2022

Rape case to be dropped against doctor who was on reality TV

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Prosecutors will seek to dismiss charges that a doctor who appeared on a reality TV show and his girlfriend raped and drugged wome...
22:54 4 February 2022

Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia network to debut on Oct. 4

PASADENA, Calif. — Chip and Joanna Gaines' new Magnolia cable network will debut on Oct. 4, with a dozen shows currently in production.
0:36 17 January 2022

New BBC America documentary series tackles global change

NEW YORK — If sheer drama is what you crave on TV, look no further than the tale of a fearless mother at the far edge of South America.
18:01 15 January 2022

Awkwafina gets 2nd season of new cable network comedy series

PASADENA, Calif. — Awkwafina may not have an Oscar nomination, but the breakout star has already secured a second-season renewal of her new Comedy Cen...
19:47 14 January 2022

NBC: Change will come to ‘America’s Got Talent’ if needed

PASADENA, Calif. — An investigation of Gabrielle Union’s complaints of racism and other troubling behavior on the set of “America’s Got Talent” is bei...
1:07 12 January 2022

The Americas to star in NBC nature series ‘The New World’

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20:13 11 January 2022

PBS to mark its 50th anniversary with ‘American Portrait’

PASADENA, Calif. — PBS will mark its 50th year with an exploration of what it means to be an American in a rancorous period.
19:49 10 January 2022

Meghan, Harry miles apart as they start new independent life

LONDON — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were taking the first steps into their new independent life thousands of miles apart on Friday, as a friend ...
18:27 10 January 2022

Growth in number of TV series ‘bananas,’ network boss says

PASADENA, Calif. — The mass of television series is certifiably “bananas,” according to the TV executive who has kept a close eye on its growth.
4:34 10 January 2022

With ‘Megxit,’ Harry and Meghan aim to control media image

The relationship between Britain’s royals and the media is awkward, mistrustful — and seemingly inescapable. But now Meghan and Harry want out.
19:30 9 January 2022

‘Modern Family’ to bid farewell in April series finale

PASADENA, Calif. — “Modern Family” will air its finale after 11 seasons on April 8, and there are no spin-offs in the works involving its large cast.
21:10 8 January 2022

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 12-18

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 12-18
16:47 7 January 2022

Son of television producer dies in ski accident in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — The son of television producer Jenji Kohan, who created the series “Örange is the New Black," died in a New Year's Eve ski accident i...
21:58 2 January 2022

Jane Seymour on finding new love in her mid-60s: No Tinder

LOS ANGELES — Jane Seymour was in her mid-60s when her husband of 20 years decided it was over. The actress was floored.
14:37 27 November 2021

TV comedy greats take a bow, make ’em laugh at ceremony

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — “There’s nothing I believe more than this, that laughter adds time to one’s life,” Norman Lear told an audience gathered to ho...
10:52 22 November 2021

Disney Plus blames past hacks for user accounts sold online

Disney says Disney Plus account passwords being sold in underground hacking forums are coming from previous breaches at other companies, predating las...
17:00 20 November 2021

Jussie Smollett: Chicago prosecution was malicious

CHICAGO — Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett says his $10,000 payment after the close of a criminal case should prevent Chicago from seeking reimbu...
16:41 20 November 2021

Embattled Illinois prosecutor announces bid for reelection

CHICAGO — A prosecutor who came under harsh criticism when her office suddenly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett and is now the subject of...
20:20 19 November 2021

Chrissy Teigen, Kim Raver and more cheer ‘Sesame Street’

NEW YORK — You can never be too old for "Sesame Street." The beloved children's series premiered 50 years ago this month and is still a favorite among...
18:32 18 November 2021

Ex-ambassador’s testimony shines light on conservative media

NEW YORK — Former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment testimony on Friday spotlighted the role of conservative media in her downfall ...
22:39 15 November 2021

An ambassador fired: What to watch on Day 2 of impeachment

WASHINGTON — An ambassador, her firing and a pair of fixers.
12:46 15 November 2021

N. Scott Momaday remembers 1969 Pulitzer, promises memoir

SANTA FE, N.M. — Kiowa writer N. Scott Momaday, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his groundbreaking novel “House Made of Dawn,” said he’s not done...
5:29 15 November 2021

‘Bits and pieces:’ Americans view impeachment on their terms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Cattle rancher Jeffery Gatzke in South Dakota was listening in as he worked on his tractor in his workshop. The first public heari...
23:39 13 November 2021

‘Sad day’ or a ‘scam’? What to watch at impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are giving President Donald Trump a reality show for the ages as they take their case public for his impeachment.
0:54 13 November 2021

A Whole New World: Disney streaming debuts with hit brands

NEW YORK — Disney will sprinkle its pixie dust on the streaming arena Tuesday, as its Disney Plus service debuts with an arsenal of marquee franchises...
18:29 11 November 2021

What you get for $7-a-month Disney Plus subscription

NEW YORK — "The Simpsons," ''Cinderella" and several movies from the Star Wars and Marvel universes will share a streaming home Tuesday as Disney Plus...
18:19 11 November 2021