Television programs

ADDS A THE TO THE TITLE OF THE SERIES - FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, actor Patrick Stewart attends a press conference for the film "Logan" at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Stewart is boldly going where he’s been before - “Star Trek.” CBS All Access said Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, Stewart has been tapped to headline a new “Star Trek” series, reprising his “Star Trek: The Next Generation” character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
August 05, 2018 - 7:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Stewart is boldly going where he's been before — "Star Trek." CBS All Access said Saturday that Stewart has been tapped to headline a new "Star Trek" series, reprising his "Star Trek: The Next Generation" character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard. The new series is not a "Next...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Lewis Center, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 04, 2018 - 8:48 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on former Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump insulted the intelligence of NBA star LeBron James via Twitter but didn't repeat his criticism of the Ohio native before a...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2018 file photo LeBron James listens to a question at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. President Donald Trump is turning his wrath on the basketball superstar. Trump tweeted late Friday, Aug. 3 that James was interviewed "by the dumbest man on television," CNN anchor Don Lemon, but that he "made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do."(AP Photo/Phil Long, File)
August 04, 2018 - 7:51 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging NBA star LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent African-American men. Melania...
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Danny DeVito, left, and Rob McElhenney, creator/writer/executive producer/actor, participate in a table read during a panel for "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" during the FX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
August 03, 2018 - 6:11 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Television is in danger of storytelling overload with diminishing returns to viewers, FX Networks' chief executive said Friday. His previous caution that there was too much TV was overly narrow, John Landgraf said: "There's too much story, there's too much narrative."...
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Angela Bassett, a cast member in the television series "9-1-1," waves to photographers at the FOX Summer TCA All-Star Party at Soho House West Hollywood, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 03, 2018 - 2:20 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news Thursday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. APU IN THE SPOTLIGHT Creators of "The Simpsons" have the freedom to handle the show's depiction of...
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This image released by Fox shows the character Apu, an Indian shop owner featured on "The Simpsons," animated series. Fox says it trusts the creators of the series to handle the show's depiction of Apu, which has drawn fire as a racist stereotype. (Fox via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 8:14 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Creators of "The Simpsons" have the freedom to handle the show's depiction of Indian shop owner Apu in the right way for their show, a top Fox executive said Thursday. Apu, the Kwik-E-Mart clerk who has sold expired food and ripped off customers in the long-running...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 02, 2018 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday refused to distance herself from President Donald Trump's assertions that the media is the "enemy" of the American people. Pressed during a White House briefing on the issue, Sanders said Trump "has made his position...
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August 02, 2018 - 2:29 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — And your host, Rob Lowe. The actor will preside over "Mental Samurai," a new game show on Fox to air during the upcoming season, the network announced Thursday. Contestants will be tested in such categories as knowledge, memory, numbers and sequencing while being...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 24, 2018, file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks during a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan was surprised and proud to find out he has Jewish roots. The Republican from Wisconsin discovered his family history while filming a segment for the upcoming season of the PBS series "Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr." Gates says he traced Ryan's heritage back to his 10th great-grandfather born in 1531 in Germany. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 01, 2018 - 12:40 pm
In a story July 31 about the upcoming season of the PBS series "Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.," The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of Gates' wife. Her name is Marial Iglesias Utset, not Sharon Adams. A corrected version of the story is below: House Speaker Paul Ryan...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Chris Hardwick arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Hardwick's career is getting back on track after a review of sexual assault allegations made by a former girlfriend. NBC said that Hardwick will serve as a guest host next Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, on "America's Got Talent" and will return as host for season three of "The Wall" game show. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 01, 2018 - 12:10 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Hardwick's career is getting back on track after a review of sexual assault allegations made by a former girlfriend. NBC said that Hardwick will serve as a guest host next Tuesday on "America's Got Talent" and will return as host for season three of "The Wall" game show...
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