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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley’s talk show because of inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, for a new series about inspirational stories titled, “The Upside with Tavis Smiley.” It will be distributed digitally and also shown on The Word Network, a cable and satellite network with religious programming aimed at an African-American audience. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
January 08, 2018 - 4:58 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley's talk show after reported inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday to go back to work with a new series about inspirational stories. His series, "The Upside with Tavis Smiley," will be...
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December 11, 2017 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker magazine says it has cut ties with its well-known political reporter Ryan Lizza for alleged sexual misconduct. A New Yorker spokeswoman said Monday that the magazine recently learned Lizza had "engaged in what we believe was improper sexual conduct." A CNN spokeswoman...
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FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. This person can't discuss the matter publicly. (AP Photo/File)
November 16, 2017 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. This person can't discuss the matter publicly. The conversations are at a very early stage,...
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Johnny Langendorff, who he said pursued a suspect of a deadly church shooting, waits to be picked up from the scene where the suspect was found dead near the intersection of FM 539 and Sandy Elm Road in Guadalupe County, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. A man opened fire inside of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday, killing more than 20 people. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
November 06, 2017 - 1:16 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a church in Texas (all times local): 1:10 a.m. President Donald Trump says the mass shooting at a Texas church is the result of a "mental health problem at the highest level." Speaking at an event with the Japanese prime minister in Tokyo...
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This Wednesday, March 29, 2017, photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Comcast Corp. reports financial results Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 26, 2017 - 12:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast's video upswing could be sputtering out. The cable company added TV customers last year for the first time in a decade. But on Thursday it posted its biggest quarterly cable-customer loss since 2014. Research firm MoffettNathanson predicts that industrywide, traditional...
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October 17, 2017 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Univision's channels have gone dark for Verizon's 4.7 million Fios cable customers because of a contract dispute. Verizon says Univision wants payments for its networks to more than double. Verizon says this is an "excessive price increase" given "reported declining viewership."...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. It felt like a flashback on Fox News Channel Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, with O'Reilly looking into the camera and declaring "the spin stops here." Six months after he was fired from Fox when it was revealed the network paid $13 million in settlements to five women alleging bad behavior on his part, O'Reilly returned as a guest on former colleague Sean Hannity's show. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 26, 2017 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It felt like a flashback on Fox News Channel Tuesday, with Bill O'Reilly looking into the camera and declaring "the spin stops here." Six months after he was fired from Fox when it was revealed the network paid $13 million in settlements to five women alleging bad behavior on his...
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September 22, 2017 - 6:44 am
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens. The Orange County Register reports ( http://bit.ly/2wE42az ) a Lake Forest woman says she was watching HGTV on her Cox Communications cable service...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a cast member in the HBO series "Veep," poses at an Emmy For Your Consideration event for the show at the Television Academy in Los Angeles. HBO says its much-honored political comedy "Veep" is coming to an end. The cable channel said Wednesday, Sept. 6, that "Veep" will air its seventh and final season in 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 06, 2017 - 8:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO says its much-honored political satire "Veep" is coming to an end. The cable channel said Wednesday that "Veep" will air its seventh and final season in 2018. Series star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won five consecutive Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Selina Meyer, a self-absorbed...
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