Broadcast television

FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, Terry Crews, left, and Andy Samberg attend "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" FYC Event held at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. NBC is turbo-charging the trend of reviving canceled comedies with its pickup of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The network quickly swooped in after Fox dumped it, adding it to NBC's midseason schedule. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 13, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is turbo-charging the trend of reviving canceled comedies with its pickup of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The network quickly swooped in after Fox dumped it last week, adding it to NBC's midseason schedule. While the fan outcry was heartening, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:01 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Democratic congressional candidate in New Mexico used an expletive in a television ad Friday to condemn the National Rifle Association and inaction by U.S. lawmakers on gun control, beginning a 15-second spot with the words "F--- the NRA." In the ad, Albuquerque City Council...
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Members of Japan's pop group Tokio, from left, Tomoya Nagase, Taichi Kokubun, Shigeru Joshima and Masahiro Matsuoka bow during a press conference on another member's sexual harassment in Tokyo Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Tatsuya Yamaguchi of the group, who acknowledged last week he had sexually harassed a teenage woman, tendered his resignation. Tokio leader Joshima said Yamaguchi apologized to the other members and submitted his resignation Monday night, but there was no immediate decision whether to accept it and the group won't disband. (Muneyuki Tomari/Kyodo News via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 7:25 am
TOKYO (AP) — Tatsuya Yamaguchi of Japan's star pop band Tokio, who acknowledged last week that he had sexually harassed a teenage girl, says he's quitting the group. The other four band members appeared at a news conference Wednesday that was broadcast live on national television, making the Tokio...
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This combination photo shows Colin Jost, left, and Michael Che at the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special in New York on Feb. 15, 2015. NBC says that Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" will co-host this year's Emmy Awards. The 70th prime-time Emmy Awards will air Sept. 17. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
April 26, 2018 - 1:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says that Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" will co-host this year's Emmy Awards. Che and Jost anchor the "Weekend Update" segment of "Saturday Night Live" and are head writers on the long-running sketch show. The Emmy ceremony rotates from the major...
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April 20, 2018 - 4:52 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is buying ads on Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television stations that blast the company for forcing reporters to read conservative-leaning corporate statements on air. John Heenan's ad will air starting Monday on stations...
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January 23, 2018 - 7:16 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts are giving a hand to the International Space Station's big robot arm. NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle floated outdoors Tuesday to install the new mechanical gripper. Because of the lingering effects of the government shutdown, the...
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CORRECTS THAT COLEMAN IS AT RIGHT, NOT LEFT - In this July 30, 1981 photo, John Coleman, weather channel founder, right, and Frank Batten, publisher of the Norfolk, Va., Virginian-Pilot and Ledger-Star, and chairman and chief executive of Landmark Communications, Inc., are seen during a news conference in New York. John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel and longtime KUSI weatherman, died Saturdaty night, Jan. 20, 2018, at home in Las Vegas, said his wife Linda Coleman. He was 83. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
January 21, 2018 - 6:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Coleman, who co-founded The Weather Channel (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A broadcaster who co-founded The Weather Channel but later drew anger from people for his open distrust of climate change has died in Las Vegas. John Coleman was 83. Coleman was...
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In this image from video run by China's CCTV shows the Panama-registered tanker "Sanchi" is seen ablaze after a collision with a Hong Kong-registered freighter off China's eastern coast, Monday, Jan. 8, 2017. The U.S. Navy has joined the search for 32 crew members missing from the oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a bulk freighter off China's east coast. (CCTV via AP Video)
January 08, 2018 - 3:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media reported Monday, as authorities from three countries struggled to find its 32 missing crew members and contain oil spewing from the blazing...
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FILE - In a Saturday, July 22, 2017 file photo, Seth MacFarlane, left, and Adrianne Palicki attend the "The Orville" panel on day three of Comic-Con International, in San Diego. The Fox broadcasting network, home to "The Simpsons" and "The Orville," will continue to carry scripted entertainment after its sale to Disney. Fox Television Group CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman said the announced sale that will split up Fox and the 20th Century Fox studio won't turn Fox into a platform solely for sports and other live programming. In Dec. 2017, Disney said it was buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including its film and TV studios and cable and international TV businesses. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP, File)
January 04, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The latest from the TV Critics Association winter meeting that began Thursday in Pasadena, California (all times are local): 7 p.m. The final season of Fox TV's "New Girl" will debut April 10, picking up the characters' lives a few years after they were last seen. After the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, Olivia Munn arrives at the premiere of "Office Christmas Party" at the Village Theatre Westwood in Los Angeles. Organizers said Wednesday, Jan. 3 2018, that Munn will host the 2018 Critics’ Choice awards to be broadcast Jan. 11 on the CW. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 03, 2018 - 2:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizers said Wednesday that Olivia Munn will host the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards to be broadcast Jan. 11 on the CW. Munn follows T.J. Miller, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman when he was in college. Munn is among Brett Ratner's sexual harassment accusers...
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