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  • Arabic news channel backed by Saudi prince goes on air

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The fight for Arabic news viewers is heating up. A new pan-Arab channel known as Alarab took to the airwaves Sunday from its headquarters in the tiny island nation of Bahrain,…

  • Jimmy Fallon set for Super Bowl Sunday show in Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) — Jimmy Fallon is planning his own match-up on Super Bowl Sunday. The host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” is set to wage a lip sync contest with actors Will Ferrell and Kevin…

  • George R.R. Martin recalls TV pilot with alien at Super Bowl

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The creator of “Game of Thrones” says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl. George R.R. Martin is now a…

  • Sports, entertainment stars converge for ESPN party

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stars from the sports and entertainment world mingled Friday night at ESPN’s lavish pre-Super Bowl party, which featured an energetic performance from pop newcomer Charli XCX. Actors, television sports analysts and…

  • Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis

    TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been omitted. Some anime…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates; DeMaurice…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates; DeMaurice…

  • DA: May be illegal for mayor to give ‘Undercover Boss’ money

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — It may have been illegal for the mayor to promise $155,000 in gifts to needy city employees as part of his appearance on the CBS show “Undercover Boss,” and the state Ethics…

  • ‘Foyle’s War’ returns for a final, satisfying season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end is at hand for “Foyle’s War,” the absorbing, impeccably produced World War II-era series that moved smoothly from crime to spy drama as the years passed. That the final…

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 trailer leaked

    WASHINGTON – “Game of Thrones” fans have had April 12, 2015 circled on their calendars ever since Season 4 wrapped on June 15 of last year. Now, a Season 5 trailer has been leaked, which…

  • Matt Damon, Ben Affleck admit to Deflategate

    WASHINGTON — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is getting support from passionate fans — genuine and phony — as Deflategate stretches toward Super Bowl Sunday. Jimmy Kimmel strung together Massachusetts-bred celebrities — including actors Matt…

  • ‘Gotham’ star Taylor delights fans with his Penguin villainy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Although filmed in the real Gotham City, Fox’s “Gotham” inhabits a New York all its own. What resides here is part reverential mythmaking (it recounts Batman’s genesis), part free-floating film noir…

  • Super Bowl TV Ratings

    Super Bowl television ratings and shares, including network (both NBC and CBS televised the first Super Bowl). The rating represents the percentage of televisions tuned in to a program. The share is the percentage of…

  • Marshawn Lynch, Gronk play ‘Kombat’ on ‘Conan’

    WASHINGTON – The worlds of sports and entertainment have collided for one of the most bizarrely entertaining videos of the year. Conan O’Brien invited Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch to play “Mortal Kombat X” with…

  • Report disputes claims that US hacked reporter’s computer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department inspector general report is disputing allegations by former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson that the federal government secretly monitored her personal computer. Attkisson, who has said her personal computer…