Stories tagged: television
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
More advertisers say they have ditched Fox’s O’Reilly show
Bill O’Reilly’s top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. Automakers Hyundai and BMW, financial firm T. Rowe …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Analysis: Bill O’Reilly’s problems just got real
Fox News stood by Bill O’Reilly when he settled a high-profile sexual harassment lawsuit in 2004 and when a 2015 Mother Jones article chronicled the host’s misleading claims about having …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Fox News faces another sexual harassment claim against network leadership
The sexual harassment scandal at Fox News Channel continued on Monday, with a contributor alleging that the network’s co-founder pressured her for sex and its current co-president retaliated against her.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Comcast said to gain rights to offer online TV nationwide
Comcast has acquired rights from cable network owners to offer their channels nationwide, according to people familiar with the negotiations, giving the biggest U.S. cable operator a backup plan if …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts
Elmo doesn’t take the news well, complaining that he’s worked at “Sesame Street” for 32 years. He also wonders what’s going to happen to his medical insurance, given that he …
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
The space between like and love, as seen on Netflix’s ‘Love’
“Love” is highly aware of the fragility of early relationships, when two people are not committed to each other but pondering it. Even in the best moments, on the best …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
CBS reaches deal to keep ‘Big Bang Theory’ on air
Along with the drama “NCIS,” “Big Bang Theory” is consistently one of the two most popular shows on television when original episodes are aired.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Cosby wants jury pool prescreened for bias before trial
Bill Cosby’s lawyers hope to prescreen potential jurors to weed out those with opinions about the sex-assault case before jury selection begins in earnest.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Julia, a girl Muppet with autism, makes the move to TV’s ‘Sesame Street’
For more than a year, Julia has existed in print and digital illustrations as the centerpiece of a multifaceted initiative by Sesame Workshop called “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ delves into Paris robbery
The episode comes nearly six months after thieves stole more than $10 million in jewelry from the reality star.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
Classic episodes of ‘MST3K’ coming to Netflix this week
Twenty vintage episodes are coming to the streaming service in advance of the reboot launching in April.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Nick who? Tyra Banks announced as new host of ‘America’s Got Talent’
“America’s Got Talent” nabbed a new host over the weekend, and now NBC’s long-running reality series might as well be renamed “America’s Got Top Model.” The network announced Sunday that …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Long in the making, Ed Sheeran will make a cameo on ‘Game of Thrones’
Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss revealed that English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will be making a cameo appearance in Season 7 of HBO’s hit series.
UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
SNL skewers first daughter Ivanka Trump
The biting humor of “Saturday Night Live” took aim at another Trump this week – first daughter Ivanka.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Bearded Michael Stipe finds doppelganger in David Letterman
Both the singer and the late night television icon have been sporting bushy beards lately. Letterman showed his off in a cover shot for this month’s New York magazine. Stipe …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Laverne Cox is cast as ex-con in ABC buddy-cop comedy pilot
Variety and Deadline report that Cox will star on “The Trustee” as ex-con Amanda Jones alongside Meaghan Rath. “The Walking Dead” star Michael Cudlitz will play a police captain on …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Baldwin: Trump impression unlikely at Correspondents dinner
“I think the White House Correspondents’ people will probably not ask me to do Trump if I had to bet,” Baldwin told the Associated Press on Monday. “I wouldn’t be …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Return of ‘Voice’ leads NBC to ratings victory
NBC, rebooting for the midseason, also landed in the top 20 with all four of producer Dick Wolf’s Chicago-based dramas that aired last week, including the latest, “Chicago Justice.”
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Robert Osborne, genial face of TCM, dead at 84
Osborne, a former actor and Hollywood journalist, was with Turner’s classic movies channel from the beginning.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
‘SNL’ imagines Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump at the bus stop
“Saturday Night Live” took a departure with its cold open this week, taking us out of the Trump White House – and into the universe of the 1994 movie “Forrest …
Sun., March 5, 2017
Veradale Boy Scout among the survivalists featured on Fox’s ‘Kicking and Screaming’
Initially, Terry Fossum said he balked at the notion of appearing on a reality show but as his twin stepsons were getting ready to graduate from high school Fossum was …
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Blaming Trump and his ‘baggage,’ Schwarzenegger bails on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’
The series didn’t exactly roar out of the gate when it debuted on Jan. 2, just a few weeks before Trump’s inauguration. It premiered with just under 5 million viewers, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Alton Brown is coming to Spokane, and he’ll be hungry
Brown is bringing his latest stage show, “Eat Your Science,” to the INB on March 29.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Swing Time: Ex-Cubs catcher Ross on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
The Chicago Cubs think David Ross could be a real factor this season. He has excellent footwork, knows the swing and can handle a partner, all the elements needed to …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
‘Feud’ gets into Joan Crawford-Bette Davis spat
It was a clash of the titans when Robert Aldrich cast Joan Crawford and Bette Davis in the gothic film, “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” in 1962. Young audiences will …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
‘Gossip Girl’ star Penn Badgley gets married in New York
Domino Kirke shared an Instagram photo of herself in a white dress next to Penn Badgley with the caption “married” Monday. She also shared a picture of the couple’s vegan, …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
FX to follow ‘Bette and Joan’ with ‘Feud: Charles and Diana’
Murphy, whose many successes include FX’s long-running anthology “American Horror Story” and last season’s hit miniseries “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” will launch the 8-episode “Feud: Bette …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017
Politics, performance issues are on host Jimmy Kimmel’s mind
LOS ANGELES – Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night talk show isn’t taping today, but Kimmel’s working. He’s always working. Right now he’s wearing his standard uniform when he’s not on the air …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl
The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program said in an emotional phone interview Tuesday that she adopted a newborn and named her Haley Joy. The 52-year-old …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to ‘enjoy life’
The 66-year-old actor-singer tells People magazine his family has a history of dementia and he had sensed “this was coming.” He says for now he wants to stay focused and …