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A&E >  TV

The birth of cable news

Once upon a time, you could watch TV news in the mornings (think NBC’s “Today” show), in the evenings and maybe again at night. The rest of the time, you relied on radio or newspapers. All that changed 40 years ago today with “the 24-hour news cycle” brought on by the creation of CNN.

A&E >  Entertainment

‘Newhart’ and 14 other memorable TV sendoffs

When a TV series ends, does it go out with a typical episode? With a “clip show,” revisiting moments over the life of the series? Or does it take the premise of the series a step further and make a creative leap that leaves fans aching for more?
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Working at home tests family atmosphere of TV morning shows

UPDATED: Wed., April 8, 2020

NEW YORK – For all the planning that went into “CBS This Morning” putting on a broadcast with its anchors working remotely, no one thought about the pillow. It sat – slightly crookedly – on a chair behind Gayle King in the makeshift studio set up in her family room. And that pillow, every time the camera caught it, was driving one viewer nuts.
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Around the remote: ACM Awards are postponed, but not the music

UPDATED: Sun., April 5, 2020

With the annual ACM Awards show postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, country music artists are still finding ways to connect with fans. This two-hour special promises at-home acoustic performances along with intimate conversation by some of the genre’s biggest stars.
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Water cooler: Innovative late night hosts are all in with at-home look

Everyone in the entertainment industry has had to evolve with coronavirus restrictions, and for late-night television that means things have become a bit more laid-back. Many hosts have turned to broadcasting from home for a quieter and less-polished production, but their innovations offer a uniquely entertaining and heartening experience.

Asking the right questions of your CBD company

Bluegrass Hemp Oil in Spokane Valley offers a variety of products that can be very effective for helping with some health conditions. (Courtesy BHO)

If you are like most CBD (cannabidiol) curious consumers, you’ve heard CBD can help with many ailments.