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  • Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84

    Updated: 49 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," died of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles on Sept. 1. He was 84. Publicist Richard Hoffman announced Jones'...

  • 3 new comics added to 'Daily Show'

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipating its relaunch with Trevor Noah as host later this month, Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" has added three new comics to its rotating cast of correspondents. Ronny Chieng, who has spent the bulk of his comic career in Australia; Desi Lydic, who appeared in MTV's...

  • NBC to celebrate NASCAR's history at Darlington Raceway

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The return of the Southern 500 to Labor Day weekend will be marked by a throwback celebration at Darlington Raceway that will include everything from the retro paint schemes on the track to the actual broadcast booth. The Southern 500 last ran on the holiday weekend in...

  • California man recounts tackling gunman on Paris-bound train

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of three Americans who foiled an attack on a Paris-bound train said he and his friends did whatever they could to disarm the gunman. Anthony Sadler said in an interview set to air Wednesday on "NBC Nightly News" that he didn't think about what could have gone wrong...

  • ACC faces many variables on TV channel to rival SEC, Big Ten

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own. Details have been scarce about the behind-the-scenes process the league and broadcast partner ESPN are navigating in an effort to determine whether it makes financial sense to start...

  • Clooney, Bush and Biden among Stephen Colbert's first guests

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly nine months after exiting Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert returns Tuesday as host of CBS' "The Late Show," airing nightly at 11:35 p.m. EDT. Here is his first week's guest list: Tuesday: George Clooney and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush. Wednesday: Scarlett...

  • Unmasked, Stephen Colbert debuts Tuesday hosting 'Late Show'

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street. Having split from cheeky Comedy Central a few blocks away, he will now hold court at old-guard CBS. He will inherit the theater, time slot and series title (though with an added "The") owned...

  • France hero in ABC's new 'Dancing' cast

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC moved quickly to land one of the three men who foiled a terror attack on a Paris-bound train last month for the 21st season cast of "Dancing With the Stars." The network announced Wednesday that Alek Skarlatos, who overpowered a gun-toting man last month with his friends...

  • Actor tries to rescue neighbor in Manhattan high-rise fire

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Dylan Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan. It happened on the 33rd floor of a building on West 43rd Street just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Baker, who has a recurring TV role in "The Good Wife," told NBC New York...

  • Oklahoma food news and notes

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Oklahoma food news and notes

  • Biden to appear on Colbert's 'Late Show'

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert's inaugural guests on "The Late Show." CBS announced Tuesday that Biden will join previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and country singer Toby Keith on Sept. 10. Colbert takes over hosting duties from...

  • CBS to stream some regular-season NFL games for 1st time


    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS will stream some regular-season NFL games online for the first time. The network said Tuesday that the Oct. 4 matchup in London between the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins will be streamed. That kicks off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. The Thanksgiving afternoon game between...

  • Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 24-30


    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 24-30. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 10.34 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.53 million. 3. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 8.46 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 8.39...

  • MTV spreads out its awards show to get more viewers


    NEW YORK (AP) — MTV boosted the viewership of its annual Video Music Awards, this year hosted by Miley Cyrus, with a little help from its friends. The Nielsen company said just over 5 million people watched the program on MTV on Sunday night, which would have represented a sharp drop from last...

  • 'Coach' reboot series axed at NBC

    Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    The "Coach" revival series is, well, not being revived at NBC. Variety has confirmed the comedy is not moving forward at the network with insiders citing creative issues for the network's change in heart.

  • Trivia Tuesday: Spider-Man!

    Matthew Price | Yesterday

    Spider-Man remains the world’s most popular superhero, in 2014 earning more than $1.3 billion in licensing revenue.  How much do you know about the famous wall-crawler? Find out with our Trivia Tuesday contest featuring Spider-Man!  Send your answers to these questions to...

  • Donald Trump among next week's guests on 'The Tonight Show'


    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is returning to NBC. Not to his old show, "The Celebrity Apprentice," but to "The Tonight Show," where he'll be a guest on Sept. 11. Currently leading the Republican field in the 2016 presidential race, Trump will sit down with host Jimmy Fallon to discuss his...

  • Alex Morgan featured in series produced by LeBron James


    CLEVELAND (AP) — Soccer star Alex Morgan will be the first athlete profiled on Disney's inspirational "Becoming" series produced by LeBron James. Morgan helped the United States win the FIFA Women's World Cup this summer. Her path from childhood to Olympic gold medalist will be told in the...

  • Pandora to celebrate 10-year anniversary with ad-free day


    NEW YORK (AP) — Pandora will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a day of free advertisements. The streaming service said Tuesday it will launch Listener Love Day on Sept. 9 for 24 hours without ads. Pandora currently offers a free subscription with ads and an ad-free subscription for $5 a...

  • Christie tells Fallon he might 'go nuclear' in next debate


    NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate. During an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Monday night, the New Jersey governor and presidential candidate told Fallon that he's...



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