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  • Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ win over Japan in the Women’s World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television. The 5-2 victory Sunday, which gave the…

  • Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US

    NEW YORK (AP) — A video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious “achievements” in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership. The satirical item, under…

  • First daughter Malia Obama interning this summer on the set of ‘Girls’

    WASHINGTON — Passers-by in the hipster area of Williamsburg in Brooklyn this summer might make a double-take this summer as they stroll past the New York set of HBO’s “Girls.” Turns out that lucky intern fetching coffee…

  • Report: Kourtney Kardashian splits with Scott Disick

    WASHINGTON – In case you’re still keeping up with the Kardashians, we have some heartache to reports. Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are reportedly splitting. E! News reports the two broke up over the Fourth…

  • Who will make us laugh during upcoming presidential campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential campaign is beginning without late-night television hosts who helped us laugh through past ones, both a cultural loss and an opportunity for new voices. David Letterman is gone, taking…

  • Screen legend dishes on Oscar, Emmys, Blacklist

    WASHINGTON — From breaking the Hollywood Blacklist with “Peyton Place,” to breaking the color barrier with “In the Heat of the Night,” actress Lee Grant has done it all. Along the way, she’s picked up an Oscar, two…

  • NBC returns to NASCAR coverage with Sunday race at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For 29 years, the summer race at Daytona International Speedway was a part of the nation’s birthday. The event was always run on Independence Day, no matter what day of…

  • Panama too drops out of Trump’s Miss Universe pageant

    PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump’s comments about immigrants. The Miss Panama Organization and the Telemetro…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate; Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Reps. Tom Cole,…

  • In Women’s World Cup viewership, new generation is older one

    A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet. Today’s adults were young, impressionable fans when Brandi Chastain ripped off her…

  • HGTV relies on relationships for good TV

    NEW YORK (AP) — HGTV is working the buddy system. The home-and-garden network has upped the number of shows with co-hosts who are related or married to five, adding “America’s Most Desperate Kitchens,” hosted by…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate; Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Reps. Tom Cole,…

  • Reelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel. Reelz CEO Stan…

  • Reigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant’s owner, was “hurtful and unfair” in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she isn’t giving up…

  • TV news crews robbed of cameras during live broadcasts

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — News crews from two San Francisco Bay Area television stations were robbed at gunpoint and a cameraman was pistol whipped during live broadcasts on Thursday. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://tinyurl.com/nr7oxnp)…