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  • South African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart

    NEW YORK (AP) — The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show” advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    NSA: 1 suspect dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade; 2nd man, officer injured FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after…

  • NBC, Cirque du Soleil bringing ‘The Wiz’ to TV, Broadway

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Wiz” is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil. NBC said Monday it will air a Dec. 3 live production of the…

  • NCAA Tournament ratings score with Duke-Gonzaga game

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Duke-Gonzaga game on CBS drew the best overnight rating in 10 years for a Sunday NCAA Tournament regional final. The network announced Monday the 9.9 overnight rating. The Elite Eight…

  • 5 things to know about new ‘Daily Show’ anchor Trevor Noah

    NEW YORK (AP) — You hadn’t heard of Trevor Noah before? Or maybe you recognized him as that handsome, funny guy who’s made a few appearances as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”?…

  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to “The Daily Show” a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart’s replacement as host, Comedy Central…

  • AP Exclusive: ‘Daily Show’ host Noah discusses his new gig

    NEW YORK (AP) — The deal was done only last week, says Trevor Noah, the 31-year-old South African comedian who will take over “The Daily Show” from longtime host Jon Stewart. Shortly after Comedy Central…

  • Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Wild thing! You make everything groovy.” That half-century-old rock classic from The Troggs might serve as the theme song of Animal Planet. In a deft brand-freshening a few years ago, the…

  • Integration, reconciliation recounted in ‘The Class of 65′

    “The Class of ’65: A Student, a Divided Town and the Long Road to Forgiveness” (Public Affairs), by Jim Auchmutey In 1965, the all-white high school in the small, south Georgia town of Americus ended…

  • Trevor Noah to succeed Jon Stewart

    WASHINGTON — The new host of “The Daily Show” will be Trevor Noah. The 31-year-old South African comedian tweeted about his new role. No-one can replace Jon Stewart. But together with the amazing team at…

  • Cote de Pablo returns to CBS in ‘The Dovekeepers’ miniseries

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cote de Pablo was vacationing in Greece when she received the script for “The Dovekeepers,” a miniseries based on Alice Hoffman’s best-selling novel. “By page 24 I was sobbing,” she recalled…

  • Pastor in co-pilot’s German hometown says co-pilot, family ‘belong to our community’

    MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown says the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the…

  • NBC News’ boss faces challenge fixing MSNBC

    NEW YORK (AP) — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the same puzzles he tried to solve a decade and a half ago: how to make MSNBC…

  • Police investigate threat to BBC boss over Clarkson firing

    LONDON (AP) — British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired “Top Gear” host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague. The Mail on…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Former Gov. Martin O’Malley, D-Md.; Victoria Reggie Kennedy. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Victoria Kennedy; former Rep. Patrick Kennedy,…