Television programs

The Fox Theatre displays signs for the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit, Monday, July 29, 2019. The second scheduled debate will be hosted by CNN on July 30 and 31. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 29, 2019 - 8:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Raise your hand if you can think of some different ways CNN will approach the second Democratic presidential debate, which will unfold over two nights in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday. That's a hint. CNN pledges not to ask questions that require a show of hands by the politicians...
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Gary Carr, from left, Anne Hathaway, Cristin Milioti and Daniel Jones participate in the Amazon Prime Video "Modern Love" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 27, 2019 - 5:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Hathaway says playing a bipolar character in Amazon's new series "Modern Love" affected her emotionally long after she wrapped the role. Hathaway plays Terry Cheney, a woman navigating romance with bipolar disorder, in an episode of the anthology. The series, based on The...
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Jen Salke participates in the Amazon Prime Video "Executive Session" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 27, 2019 - 3:12 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amazon Prime Video's "Making the Cut" isn't just about fashion, it's about worldwide commerce. Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke told a TV critics meeting Saturday that there's an international field of designers in the upcoming competition series. That makes them a...
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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson participates in the Starz "Power" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Friday, July 26, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 27, 2019 - 1:22 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 50 Cent said he thinks "Power" being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. "I like to say it's racial. That's the easy way to get out of things," said the rapper and executive...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2019 file photo, Mary J. Blige arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The end of the hit Starz series “Power” is the beginning of several planned spinoffs, the first featuring Blige. The Grammy-winning singer and actress said the announcement was probably the most exciting thing that would happen to her this year. Blige’s casting in the new show, titled “Power Book II: Ghost,” was announced Friday, July 26 at a TV critics’ meeting. The sixth and last season of “Power” will air in two parts, Starz said. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2019 - 11:09 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The end of the hit Starz series "Power" is the beginning of several planned spinoffs, the first featuring Mary J. Blige. The Grammy-winning singer and actress said the announcement was probably the most exciting thing that would happen to her this year. Blige's casting...
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Co-creator/executive producer Mindy Kaling speaks in Hulu's "Four Weddings and a Funeral" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Friday, July 26, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 26, 2019 - 8:46 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Hulu's "Four Weddings and a Funeral" pays homage to the 1994 film, but don't expect a Hugh Grant copycat in the limited series. Creator Mindy Kaling says she deliberately avoided duplicating the movie's floppy-haired British guy as the romantic lead. That character and...
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This image released by MTV Documentary Films shows Bruce Franks Jr. in a scene from the documentary “St. Louis Superman," one of two films that will be released by MTV's new documentary division. (MTV via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 12:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Films about living in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol and a St. Louis-area activist turned politician will be the first released by MTV's new documentary division. MTV announced earlier this year that it had hired Sheila Nevins, who for many years was among the most influential...
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FILE - In this file image released by Netflix, Uzo Aduba, left, and Samira Wiley appear in a scene from "Orange is the New Black." The series' creative team said Thursday it has formed a fund that will support advocacy groups pressing for criminal justice reform and women re-entering society from prison, protect immigrants' rights and end mass incarceration. The fund, named in honor of show character Poussey Washington, will spread out every donation equally to eight already-existing nonprofit groups. The announcement comes on the eve of the Friday premiere of the series' seventh and final season. (Jojo Whilden/Netflix via AP, File)
July 25, 2019 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" isn't content with leaving behind a legacy of good television. It wants to do good in the real world, too. The series' creative team said Thursday it has formed a fund that will support advocacy groups pressing for criminal justice reform...
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July 24, 2019 - 8:07 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The future of "Big Little Lies" is as uncertain as the legal fate of the Monterey Five. HBO programming chief Casey Bloys says that he's looking at the possibility of another season with skepticism. Bloys told a TV critics' meeting Wednesday that he doesn't see an...
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Executive producer/writer Jack Thorne, from left, executive producer Jane Tranter, Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson and Lin-Manuel Miranda participate in HBO's "His Dark Materials" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 24, 2019 - 7:32 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — HBO's forthcoming fantasy series "His Dark Materials" and its new televangelist comedy "The Righteous Gemstones" bring wildly different worlds to the screen, yet both grapple with the same central problem: How to take on religion without demeaning viewers' beliefs. "His...
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