Broadcast television

April 20, 2018 - 4:52 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is buying ads on Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television stations that blast the company for forcing reporters to read conservative-leaning corporate statements on air. John Heenan's ad will air starting Monday on stations...
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January 23, 2018 - 7:16 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts are giving a hand to the International Space Station's big robot arm. NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle floated outdoors Tuesday to install the new mechanical gripper. Because of the lingering effects of the government shutdown, the...
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CORRECTS THAT COLEMAN IS AT RIGHT, NOT LEFT - In this July 30, 1981 photo, John Coleman, weather channel founder, right, and Frank Batten, publisher of the Norfolk, Va., Virginian-Pilot and Ledger-Star, and chairman and chief executive of Landmark Communications, Inc., are seen during a news conference in New York. John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel and longtime KUSI weatherman, died Saturdaty night, Jan. 20, 2018, at home in Las Vegas, said his wife Linda Coleman. He was 83. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
January 21, 2018 - 6:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Coleman, who co-founded The Weather Channel (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A broadcaster who co-founded The Weather Channel but later drew anger from people for his open distrust of climate change has died in Las Vegas. John Coleman was 83. Coleman was...
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In this image from video run by China's CCTV shows the Panama-registered tanker "Sanchi" is seen ablaze after a collision with a Hong Kong-registered freighter off China's eastern coast, Monday, Jan. 8, 2017. The U.S. Navy has joined the search for 32 crew members missing from the oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a bulk freighter off China's east coast. (CCTV via AP Video)
January 08, 2018 - 3:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media reported Monday, as authorities from three countries struggled to find its 32 missing crew members and contain oil spewing from the blazing...
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FILE - In a Saturday, July 22, 2017 file photo, Seth MacFarlane, left, and Adrianne Palicki attend the "The Orville" panel on day three of Comic-Con International, in San Diego. The Fox broadcasting network, home to "The Simpsons" and "The Orville," will continue to carry scripted entertainment after its sale to Disney. Fox Television Group CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman said the announced sale that will split up Fox and the 20th Century Fox studio won't turn Fox into a platform solely for sports and other live programming. In Dec. 2017, Disney said it was buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including its film and TV studios and cable and international TV businesses. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP, File)
January 04, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The latest from the TV Critics Association winter meeting that began Thursday in Pasadena, California (all times are local): 7 p.m. The final season of Fox TV's "New Girl" will debut April 10, picking up the characters' lives a few years after they were last seen. After the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, Olivia Munn arrives at the premiere of "Office Christmas Party" at the Village Theatre Westwood in Los Angeles. Organizers said Wednesday, Jan. 3 2018, that Munn will host the 2018 Critics’ Choice awards to be broadcast Jan. 11 on the CW. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 03, 2018 - 2:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizers said Wednesday that Olivia Munn will host the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards to be broadcast Jan. 11 on the CW. Munn follows T.J. Miller, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman when he was in college. Munn is among Brett Ratner's sexual harassment accusers...
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FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. This person can't discuss the matter publicly. (AP Photo/File)
November 16, 2017 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. This person wouldn't discuss the matter publicly. The conversations are at a very early...
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October 26, 2017 - 11:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 25 about media-ownership rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Dennis Wharton was the head of the National Association of Broadcasters. He is executive vice president of communications. A corrected version of the story is below: FCC plans vote over...
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October 17, 2017 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 9-15. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NFL Post Game," CBS, 16.58 million. 2. NFL Football: N.Y. Giants at Denver, NBC, 16.16 million. 3. NFL Football: Philadelphia at Carolina, CBS, 14.58 million. 4...
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August 27, 2017 - 11:40 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Troubled Australian television broadcaster Ten Network will be sold to U.S. giant CBS Corp. subject to regulatory approval of foreign ownership, the Sydney-based company's administrator said on Monday. New York-based CBS had "entered into binding transaction documents" to...
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