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  • NBC's Morales moves West to 'Access Hollywood'

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC "Today" show anchor Natalie Morales is moving West to become host of the entertainment show "Access Hollywood," but will keep a role on the morning program. Morales has been the news anchor for the "Today" show and co-hosts the morning program's third hour, which begins at 9...

  • Kanye West, Kim Kardashian latest names to visit Havana

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HAVANA (AP) — Rap superstar Kayne West, his wife Kim Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family are the latest celebrities to visit Havana. They stopped at the Museum of Rum on Wednesday, stepping out of a hot-pink antique American convertible as they snapped selfies and were...

  • Seth MacFarlane to produce, star in Fox TV sci-fi series

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth MacFarlane is going to star in and produce a sci-fi TV series set 300 years in the future. Fox said Wednesday that the series, described as a comedic drama, is intended for the network's 2017-18 season. The untitled show will follow a motley crew of a spaceship from...

  • Hulu to sell Internet TV package with live programming

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hulu is expanding its Internet TV programming with a subscription service offering a mix of live cable and broadcast options that will include news and sports. The move will pit 8-year-old Hulu, a streaming service created by TV networks to counter the threat posed by Google's...

  • Story about affair takes Fox News correspondent off air

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's chief White House correspondent, Ed Henry, is "taking some time off" following publication of a magazine story alleging an affair with a Las Vegas woman, the network said Wednesday. The magazine In Touch Weekly quotes a woman described as a hostess detailing...

  • Abby Wambach to join ESPN as analyst and contributor

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach is joining ESPN as an analyst and a contributor. Wambach, the leading career scorer in international soccer, will cover the European Championships in France and the Rio Olympics in August. But her role won't be limited to soccer: She will work across...

  • Meet the next sport of the modern age: Drone racing

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Decked out in high-tech goggles, pilot Steve Zoumas dives low and sees the final gate zooming toward him: a 20-foot-tall metal-framed box ringed with neon. Boom! His sight goes black. The crowd lets out a collective "Whoa!" as pieces of his aircraft, which has just...

  • Craig Ferguson to host NBC's Red Nose Day charity telecast

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Craig Ferguson will host NBC's second Red Nose Day telecast for children in need. NBC said Wednesday that Ferguson will be joined by stars including Kristen Bell, Julianne Moore, Paul Rudd and Jack Black in a live prime-time special airing later this month. Besides making...

  • Comedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife in touching essay

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Patton Oswalt has authored a touching essay nearly two weeks after the unexpected death of his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara. In the essay posted on time.com , the 47-year-old Oswalt writes that McNamara's "family is devastated but can't help remember all of the...

  • Mary Sarah advances to the top 9 on 'The Voice' - and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani will perform on the show next week

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 22 hr ago

    Tulsa-born and Richmond, Texas-bred country singer Mary Sarah, a member of Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton's team, advanced to the top 9 on tonight's "The Voice" results episode. The others who advanced to the top 9 of Season 10 include Adam Wakefield and Paxton Ingram, also of...

  • TV series focusing on drug lord 'El Chapo' in development

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The History Channel says it's developing a drama series focusing on the drug lord known as "El Chapo." The series will explore global drug wars through Joaquin Guzman's story, the channel said. The drama's title is "Cartel," preceded by a hashtag. A pilot script was ordered...

  • Drugs possible in death of woman on 'Catfish' reality show

    Yesterday

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drug use may have factored into the death of a woman who appeared on MTV's reality show "Catfish," police in Alabama said Tuesday. Authorities were called to an apartment in suburban Birmingham early Saturday morning about a woman in medical distress, Hoover Police Lt....

  • Study: 'Biggest Loser' contestants have slower metabolisms

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — A new study has found that many competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds. The National Institutes of Health study finds that participants come out of the weight-loss reality competition...

  • Bangladesh blogger seeks US help as threats escalate

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Bangladeshi blogger and social activist Ashif Entaz Rabi hosted a TV talk show about a slaying of a publisher by Islamic extremists, he faced a torrent of threatening phone calls. He says young men with earpieces started loitering outside his workplace, and a militant...

  • Wilmore says his 'tone didn't fit room' in DC performance

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Larry Wilmore says his "tone didn't fit the room" at his much talked-about White House Correspondents Association speech but believes his use of a provocative term to address President Barack Obama may open an important dialogue for the country. The Comedy Central host...

  • 'Blues Brothers' cartoon show tuning up for a television gig

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — "The Blues Brothers" could be coming to TV as a prime-time animated comedy series. Bento Box Entertainment Tuesday announced the project, co-created by executive producers Dan Aykroyd, former "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts and Judy Belushi, widow of Blues Brothers...

  • David Attenborough at 90: still an eager student of nature

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Attenborough, who turns 90 on Sunday, isn't resting on his laurels or any other element of the natural world he's explored so fully. The man behind acclaimed documentaries including "Life on Earth" and "The Life of Birds" is giving insects their TV close-up in...

  • NBC and Golf Channel facing a busy summer of golf

    Yesterday

    The summer schedule for NBC and Golf Channel is not finalized, though this much is clear: There won't be another summer like this one from the number of big events to two premier tournaments that the networks have never broadcast. "We're fortunate enough to have a deep, talented bench," said...

  • Raptors ratings still struggling to compete with NHL, Jays

    Yesterday

    TORONTO (AP) — Despite getting more attention from Canadian TV viewers, the Toronto Raptors are still struggling to compete with hockey and baseball. Canadian sports network Sportsnet says the Raptors' first-round Game 7 win over the Indiana Pacers had average audience of 1.53 million viewers...

  • As 'The Good Wife' nears goodbye, its co-creators look back

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — As "The Good Wife" comes in for a landing after seven seasons, it finds its namesake heroine, Alicia Florrick, facing the same dilemma as when it began: defending her husband, now the governor of Illinois, who is mired in a scandal that could send him back to prison. Will this...



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