TV dramas

FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Chicago police say they're interviewing two "persons of interest" who surveillance photos show were in the downtown area where Smollett says he was attacked last month. A police spokesman said Thursday the two men aren't considered suspects but may have been in the area at the time Smollett says he was attacked. Smollett says two masked men shouted racial and homophobic slurs before beating him and putting a rope around his neck on Jan. 29. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 15, 2019 - 3:07 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A Chicago police spokesman confirms that the two suspects arrested in the reported hate crime involving black actor Jussie Smollett are black. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi also says the...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. A historically black women’s college in North Carolina that’s one of two such institutions left in the U.S. is trying to raise $5 million to stave off losing accreditation. Bennett College has reported sizeable donations as it closes in on its Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 fundraising deadline, aided by supporters of Smollett. He told police he was attacked in Chicago this week. Just days before, he had appeared on MSNBC alongside university president Phyllis Dawkins to raise awareness of the school’s plight. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
February 12, 2019 - 5:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett on Tuesday dismissed any suggestion that he has been less than cooperative with police since the star of the "Empire" television drama reported he was attacked by two masked men in Chicago last month. Smollett's representatives issued a statement a day after...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018 file photo, Milo Ventimiglia arrives at a season three premiere screening of "This Is Us" in Los Angeles. Ventimiglia is being honored as Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals on Friday, Feb. 8. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 08, 2019 - 11:58 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — "This Is Us" actor Milo Ventimiglia was honored Friday as Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Farkas Hall in Cambridge. The Emmy-nominated actor received the award after a roast from Elizabeth Mann and Mariana Sanchez Medina of the Hasty...
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Eva Longoria participates in the "Grand Hotel" panel during the ABC presentation at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at The Langham Huntington on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
February 05, 2019 - 7:06 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Eva Longoria was so busy behind the scenes of the upcoming series "Grand Hotel," it took a bit for the actress to realize there was no part for her. As an executive producer on the ABC drama, Longoria was in position to do something about it. She asked writer Brian Tanen to...
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Gina Rodriguez speaks in the A Final Farewell to "Jane the Virgin" panel during the CW TCA Winter Press Tour on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 31, 2019 - 11:55 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. TISSUES, PLEASE The upcoming final season of "Jane the Virgin" is already drawing tears. The CW show's creator,...
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CORRECTS NETWORK FROM SHOWTIME TO CW - Gina Rodriguez speaks in the A Final Farewell to "Jane the Virgin" panel during the CW TCA Winter Press Tour on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 31, 2019 - 8:58 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The upcoming final season of "Jane the Virgin" is already drawing tears. The CW show's creator, Jennie Snyder Urman, said she's crying in the editing room as she works on the concluding episodes of the show starring Gina Rodriguez. The producer and actress grew emotional...
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January 31, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — "Homeland" fans will have to wait longer than expected for the start of the last season. Showtime said that the drama's planned return in June has been pushed back to fall. The complexity of production is the reason for the season-eight delay, Showtime entertainment...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2010 file photo, cast member Jennifer Beals arrives at the premiere of "The Book of Eli" in Los Angeles. Showtime will air a sequel to its groundbreaking drama series "The L Word," which explored lesbian and bisexual life in Los Angeles. Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey, stars of the original 2004-09 series, will reprise their roles, Showtime said Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
January 31, 2019 - 2:10 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Showtime will air a sequel to its groundbreaking drama series "The L Word," which explored lesbian and bisexual life in Los Angeles. Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey, stars of the original 2004-09 series, will reprise their roles, Showtime said Thursday...
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Alison Holloway, from left, Mike Darnell, RuPaul and Ben Winston participate in the "The World's Best" show panel during the CBS presentation at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at The Langham Huntington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 30, 2019 - 11:23 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. SUPER KICK-OFF CBS is betting big on "The World's Best," handing over the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot to...
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Noah Wyle participates in the "The Red Line" show panel during the CBS presentation at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at The Langham Huntington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 30, 2019 - 5:42 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Noah Wyle is back in Chicago for a TV drama that's far different than the 1990s hit "ER" that launched his career. In CBS' limited series "The Red Line," Wyle's character loses his African-American husband in a mistaken police shooting that's the catalyst for family anguish...
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