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  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Republican presidential candidates John Kasich and Mike Huckabee; David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee. ___ NBC’s…

  • Expensive ad space almost sold out for debate

    NEW YORK (AP) — Get in your bids fast. CNN said Friday that only one commercial slot is still available for its coverage of the Sept. 16 debate between top Republican presidential contenders, and it’s…

  • Ex-son-in-law of John Gotti pleads not guilty to conspiracy

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A reputed member of New York’s Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti pleaded not guilty Friday in what authorities say is a multimillion- dollar scam involving scrap metal and…

  • Q&A: Ken Burns says US civil war still relevant

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns is looking back at his series “The Civil War” as PBS prepares to air a remastered edition 25 years after the network first aired the landmark 1990 documentary. “It…

  • Rocker Chrissie Hynde: Assault by bikers is ‘the way it was’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Legendary rocker Chrissie Hynde was with the band. And not just as the sultry-voiced singer with the Pretenders, which won popularity decades ago with hits such as “Brass in Pocket” and…

  • NBC golf analyst Rolfing battling cancer

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Television golf analyst Mark Rolfing has been diagnosed with salivary gland cancer and will not be part of the Golf Channel or NBC broadcast team for the rest of the year.…

  • With Emmys change, ‘OITNB’ creator not a fan of genres

    NEW YORK (AP) — The creator of “Orange Is the New Black” says though the Emmys switched the hit show from the comedy category to drama, she’s not a fan of people boxing the series…

  • 6 times drugs were mentioned during the MTV VMAs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards were peppered with commercials warning young adults about the dangers of drugs — but during the show itself, drug references were almost as predominant as the…

  • Ukraine: Russians can’t own broadcasters

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure banning Russians from establishing or being involved in the business of television and radio stations in the country. The measure that passed Thursday says no…

  • MTV Video Music Awards criticized for glorifying marijuana

    NEW YORK (AP) — An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV’s parent company about the program’s multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong…

  • Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney’s favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as “That Darn Cat!” and “The Love Bug,” has died of complications…

  • ABC Family gets top marks for gay, lesbian inclusiveness

    NEW YORK (AP) — The television network that gets the most praise from an advocacy group that monitors content featuring gays, lesbians and transgender people has “family” in its name and targets an audience of…

  • Ron Perlman, Dana Delany talk Amazon’s ‘Hand of God’

    NEW YORK (AP) — In her new Amazon original series, “Hand of God,” Dana Delany is the exasperated wife of a man — played by Ron Perlman — who seems to be having a breakdown…

  • Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his own

    NEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert. Jeb Bush, a scheduled guest on Colbert’s first night hosting CBS’ “The Late Show” on Tuesday, recently sent a letter to potential supporters raffling off a…

  • 3 new comics added to ‘Daily Show’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipating its relaunch with Trevor Noah as host later this month, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” has added three new comics to its rotating cast of correspondents. Ronny Chieng, who has…