Television programs

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Octavia Spencer arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Octavia Spencer is bringing the story of black haircare mogul Madam C.J. Walker to television. Netflix said Sunday, July 29, 2018, that Spencer will produce and star in a limited series about the outsized life of Sarah Breedlove, who was known professionally as Walker. The eight-episode drama is based on the book "On Her Own Ground" and includes LeBron James as a producer. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 12:07 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. SUCCESS STORY Octavia Spencer is bringing the remarkable saga of black haircare mogul Madam C.J. Walker to...
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Matt Groening, from left, Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre and Josh Weinstein, cast members of the Netflix series "Disenchantment," pose for a photo during the Netflix portrait session at Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
July 29, 2018 - 10:12 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Matt Groening said his new adult cartoon series "Disenchantment" has a feminist component that sets it apart from his previous shows. Groening spoke to reporters about bringing fresh talent to the Netflix show at a Sunday panel for the Television Critics Association,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, A.G. Sulzberger poses for a photo on the 16th floor of the New York Times building in New York. Trump met with the publisher of The New York Times to discuss media coverage of his administration, including the president’s oft-repeated accusation that the media is the “enemy of the people,” Trump and the newspaper said Sunday, July 29, 2018. The meeting with A.G. Sulzberger occurred July 20, the White House and Times said. (Damon Winter/The New York Times via AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 8:52 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The publisher of The New York Times said Sunday he "implored" President Donald Trump at a private White House meeting this month to reconsider his broad attacks on journalists, calling the president's anti-press rhetoric "not just divisive but increasingly dangerous." In a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Aziz Ansari arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Netflix is standing by "Master of None" and Ansari despite a sexual-misconduct allegation against him earlier this year. Cindy Holland, a programming executive for the streaming service, said Sunday, July 29 there's been thought given to a third season for the comedy starring and co-created by Ansari. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 7:29 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix is standing by "Master of None" and Aziz Ansari despite a sexual-misconduct allegation against him earlier this year. Cindy Holland, a programming executive for the streaming service, said Sunday there's been thought given to a third season for the comedy...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, file photo, Kenya Barris participates in the "Black-ish'" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Barris, the creator of the ABC comedy “black-ish” is leaving the network. Barris confirmed his departure from ABC Studios in an Instagram post Friday, July 27, 2018, in which he thanked those who had helped him and said he was “nervous but ready” for his next steps. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 7:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of the ABC comedy "black-ish" is leaving the network. Barris confirmed his departure from ABC Studios in an Instagram post Friday in which he thanked those who had helped him and said he was "nervous but ready" for his next steps. The writer-producer created "black-...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018, file photo, Emma Stone arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Emma Stone plays Annie Landsberg and Jonah Hill plays Owen Milgrim in "Maniac," about a radical kind of pharmaceutical treatment with no complications or side-effects whatsoever. Things do not go as planned. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 5:53 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jonah Hill and Emma Stone are starring in a new TV series that tackles sensitive issues of mental illness and the pharmaceutical industry. The Netflix series, a black comedy titled "Maniac," follows two participants of a murky late-stage pharmaceutical drug trial. Hill...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Octavia Spencer arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Octavia Spencer is bringing the story of black haircare mogul Madam C.J. Walker to television. Netflix said Sunday, July 29, 2018, that Spencer will produce and star in a limited series about the outsized life of Sarah Breedlove, who was known professionally as Walker. The eight-episode drama is based on the book "On Her Own Ground" and includes LeBron James as a producer. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 3:10 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Octavia Spencer is bringing the story of black haircare mogul Madam C.J. Walker to television. Netflix said Sunday that Spencer will produce and star in a limited series about the outsized life of Sarah Breedlove, who was known professionally as Walker. The eight-...
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Julia Roberts participates in the "Homecoming" panel during the TCA Summer Press Tour on Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 28, 2018 - 7:02 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney are reunited on screen and, to hear them banter, it feels so good. The actors, who starred on the big screen in "My Best Friend's Wedding" and "August: Osage County," play romantic partners in the upcoming Amazon drama "Homecoming."...
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July 27, 2018 - 7:14 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Will Smith, Jordan Peele, Kirsten Dunst and Robert Downey Jr. are part of YouTube Original's new show line-up. YouTube said Friday that in "Will Smith: The Jump," the star will bungee jump from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon on Sept. 25. "Get Out" filmmaker Peele is...
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Roseanne Barr talks with Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity while being interviewed during a taping of his show, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. The comedian and actress will appear on the Fox News show "Hannity" on Thursday at 9 p.m. EDT for the first time since she was fired from ABC which canceled its successful reboot of "Roseanne" in May following the star's racist tweet likening former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to a cross between the Muslim Brotherhood and a "Planet of the Apes" actor. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 26, 2018 - 9:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roseanne Barr has told Sean Hannity in her first televised interview that she's sorry for a racist tweet that led to the cancellation of her hit ABC series and insists she is not racist. The comedian appeared on Hannity's prime-time show on Fox News on Thursday night in a wide-...
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