Stories tagged: television
Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:01 a.m.
NBC to air Jones interview despite efforts to ‘distract’
NBC News vowed Friday to go ahead with Megyn Kelly’s report on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Sunday, despite his “efforts to distract and ultimately prevent” its airing.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Television reporters told to stop filming in Senate hallways, prompting outcry
Television reporters covering the Capitol were told Tuesday to stop filming interviews in Senate hallways, a dramatic break with tradition as lawmakers face pressure to respond to journalists’ inquiries about …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
Chris Harrison sorry for ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ suspension
Warner Bros. spokesman Paul McGuire says the company is investigating the accusations and will take “appropriate responsive action.” Neither Harrison, nor McGuire offered any detail on the accusations.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
‘Bachelor in Paradise’ production halted, show in question after alleged ‘misconduct’ on set
Reports from TMZ and Entertainment Tonight point to an incident in the pool between contestants Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson.
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Expiration of film tax credit could take a bite out of “Z Nation,” other productions
The state tax incentive for film productions in Washington is set to expire at the end of the month, and its chances of being renewed are uncertain. Without it, the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
No obstacles: Spokane fitness guru on NBC’s new ‘Spartan: The Ultimate Team Challenge’
Spokane fitness guru Ben Greenfield will be on NBC’s new “Spartan: The Ultimate Team Challenge.”
Thu., June 8, 2017, 6 p.m.
‘Z Nation’ production becomes an art exhibition at the MAC
Public invited behind-the-scenes of the Spokane-based SyFy series in new exhibit opening at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Watching Comey: For some it’s a party
Politics-obsessed Americans gathered at bars and restaurants Thursday with an excitement normally reserved for the Super Bowl or the World Series, ordering FBI sandwiches and morning shots of Russian vodka …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Man attacks guard, breaks door at Seattle TV station
Police arrested a man who they say attacked a security guard and broke through a secured door at a Seattle TV station.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
Al Pacino to star as Penn State’s Joe Paterno in HBO biopic
HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with the fallout from the child sex abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Wife swap: Leah Remini joins Kevin James on ‘Kevin Can Wait’
Erinn Hayes, who played James’ character’s wife in the first season of “Kevin Can Wait,” says she won’t be back for season two. She calls the decision “very sad.”
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
The 7: TV shows that were a bust on the big screen
“Baywatch” is the latest movie to draw on a TV show for inspiration – and is the latest to really stink at it.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 3 p.m.
Fishburne, Mantegna to host Memorial Day concert in DC
Performers will include classical singer Renee Fleming; singer and actress Vanessa Williams; country singer Scotty McCreery; and singer John Ondrasik of the band Five for Fighting. Irish tenor Ronan Tynan …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
US Senate votes to name courthouse after actor Fred Thompson
Besides a starring role in the “Law & Order” TV series, Thompson appeared in such motion pictures as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Die Hard II.”
Tue., May 23, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
‘SNL,’ the show Trump decried as ‘terrible,’ shattered records this past season
Just like the “failing” New York Times and Washington Post, the object of President Trump’s scorn finds huge success.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
The new ‘Twin Peaks’ is frightening, baffling and just right for fans
Showtime released nothing about the highly anticipated return of “Twin Peaks” which debuted on Sunday, so hardcore fans weren’t sure what to expect. Except something weird.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Katy Perry’s ‘backpack kid’ steals show during ‘SNL’ gig
First, there was Left Shark. Now we have the Backpack Kid.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 10 p.m.
Vanessa Bayer joins Bobby Moynihan in ‘SNL’ exodus
Vanessa Bayer, the longest-tenured current female cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” has decided not to return to the NBC sketch series.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Fox News fires liberal commentator Bob Beckel for racially insensitive remark
Fox News Channel said Friday that it had fired liberal commentator Bob Beckel for making a racially insensitive remark to a black employee.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Bobby Moynihan leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’ for CBS sitcom
Deadline.com reports Moynihan is bowing out after CBS picked up the pilot for “Me, Myself & I,” a sitcom starring Moynihan and John Larroquette.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 7 p.m.
10 damn fine things to know about ‘Twin Peaks’
The reboot of the 1990s cult TV show features a wide array of familiar faces.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Harry Styles steps in to host Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’
Styles will be featured in Corden’s signature “Carpool Karaoke” segment Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
‘Roseanne’ returning to ABC with Barr as star; Katy Pery joining rebooted ‘Idol’
NEW YORK – “Roseanne,” one of TV’s rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Fox to air ‘A Christmas Story’ as a live musical in December
NEW YORK – The Fox network is getting in the Christmas spirit with its announcement Friday of “A Christmas Story,” a live TV musical scheduled for December. The three-hour special …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
It’s ‘Daily Show’ reunion on Colbert’s ‘The Late Show’
Taping begins minutes after the day’s political bombshell – that President Trump had fired FBI Director James Comey.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Kevin Spacey says new ‘House of Cards’ is among ‘best’ done
The actor, who stars as a power-hungry South Carolina congressman who connives his way to the presidency, says the upcoming fifth season of “House of Cards” is “one of the …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
ABC announces revival of ‘American Idol’ next season
ABC, which agreed with producers FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment on the reboot, released few details, including whether longtime host Ryan Seacrest will return.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Netflix’s controversial ‘13 Reasons Why’ gets a second season
The drama is based on Jay Asher’s 2007 novel about Hannah Baker, a young girl who kills herself and leaves behind 13 audio tapes detailing how the actions (and inaction) …
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Sinclair to pay $3.9 billion for Tribune Media, expanding its local TV reach
Sinclair Broadcast Group, already the nation’s largest local TV station operator, wants to be even bigger.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Hulu just joined the live TV wars
Hulu on Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited streaming app, Hulu with Live TV, which seeks to compete with the likes of SlingTV, DirecTV Now and YouTube TV.