Reality TV

In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and John Goodman appear in a scene from the comedy series "Roseanne." "Roseanne," "Will & Grace," "Twin Peaks" and "American Idol" were among the reboots largely snubbed by the television academy on Thursday. (Adam Rose/ABC via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much. "Roseanne" quickly became television's top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet. The series was...
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An Emmy statue appears on stage at the 70th Primetime Emmy Nominations Announcements at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 12, 2018 - 2:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the nominations for the 70th annual Emmy Awards, which are being announced Thursday by in Los Angeles (all times local): 11 a.m. Globe-trotting food chronicler Anthony Bourdain has received several posthumous Emmy nominations on Thursday. Bourdain's CNN series, "...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2014 file photo, fireworks illuminate the sky over the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations in Washington. PBS’ tradition of broadcasting music and fireworks from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol is facing competition from a different live concert in the same city at the same time hosted on the White House’s South Lawn. Though each event will feature competing “American Idol” alums, the PBS’ “A Capitol Fourth” has the bigger stars: The Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffett, Pentatonix, Chita Rivera, Luke Combs, The Temptations, Renee Fleming, CeCe Winans, Joshua Bell and “American Idol” singer Lauren Alaina. It will be hosted by John Stamos.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 03, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fourth of July is usually a time for national unity, when Americans of all political stripes often turn their gaze to Washington as part of a patriotic lovefest. But there promises to be some division this year when it comes to what to watch. PBS' tradition of broadcasting music...
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In this image released by NBC, the Voices of Hope Children's Choir appear on stage during "America's Got Talent," in Pasadena, Calif. The talent competition series dominated the ratings last week. (Trae Patton/NBC via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cable television networks offer sports, reality, comedy and drama. But what's selling now is opinionated news. Sixteen of the 17 most-watched programs on cable last week were either on Fox News Channel or MSNBC, the Nielsen company said. The only exception was coverage of the NBA...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Farrah Abraham arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, Calif. Police say the former reality TV star has been arrested after attacking a security guard at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Police say the security guard was asking Abraham to leave the hotel because she refused to stop shouting at other guests. The guard said she hit him in the face with her forearm, grabbed his ear and pushed him in the face. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 13, 2018 - 7:20 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Police say former reality TV star Farrah Abraham was arrested early Wednesday after attacking a security guard at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Beverly Hills Police said the security guard asked Abraham to leave the hotel around 1 a.m. because she refused to stop shouting at...
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Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Judiciary Committee, responds to reporters asking about President Donald Trump's diplomatic travels at the G-7 in Canada and the summit with the leader of North Korea in Singapore, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 12, 2018 - 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders aren't quite celebrating President Donald Trump's historic meeting Tuesday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying the initial agreement they struck won't mean much unless the North completely denuclearizes. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2012, file photo, Neal Boyd sings during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC's "America's Got Talent" and dabbled in Missouri politics, died Sunday, June 10, 2018, at his mother's house in Sikeston, Mo. He was 42. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 11, 2018 - 11:54 am
SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) — Neal Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC's "America's Got Talent" and dabbled in Missouri politics, has died. Scott County Coroner Scott Amick says Boyd died around 6 p.m. Sunday at his mother's house in Sikeston. He was 42. Amick says Boyd had a number of medical problems,...
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June 07, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A onetime contestant on the TV reality show "Top Chef" has been arrested on charges he poisoned his Brooklyn neighbor's giant maple tree that's now in danger of dying. Prosecutors say Adam Harvey is due in court Friday after allegedly drilling holes into the trunk of the 60-year-old...
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This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. Kardashian West arrived at the White House for a meeting with presidential senior adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law. She has urged the president to pardon Alice Marie Johnson, who is serving a life sentence without parole for a nonviolent drug offense. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 07, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman whose life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump thanked him on Thursday for "having mercy" and said reality TV star Kim Kardashian West saved her life. After flexing his clemency powers once again, Trump tweeted: "Good luck to Alice Johnson. Have a wonderful...
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This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. Kardashian West arrived at the White House for a meeting with presidential senior adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law. She has urged the president to pardon Alice Marie Johnson, who is serving a life sentence without parole for a nonviolent drug offense. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 06, 2018 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing his clemency powers once again, President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the life sentence of a woman whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West. "BEST NEWS EVER!!!!" was the exuberant Twitter response from Kardashian West, who visited the White...
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