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  • Trump’s pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was…

  • Ted Cruz turns ‘Simpsons’ jobseeker; he’ll take any part

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he’s got another job in mind as well: voice actor for “The Simpsons.” In a tongue-in-cheek BuzzFeed video posted Tuesday, the Republican senator from…

  • Cheryl Burke, Thomas Roberts won’t host Miss USA

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Miss USA pageant has lost all of its co-hosts. “Dancing with the Stars'” Cheryl Burke and MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts said Tuesday they won’t take part in the July 12…

  • Storied club’s Kim Kardashian event turns typically divisive

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Plans for Kim Kardashian to appear at one of San Francisco’s most august institutions have set off a typical “love her/hate her” stir. The reality TV star is scheduled to speak…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for June 22-28

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 22-28. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 11.08 million. 2. “NCIS,” CBS, 8.78 million. 3. “Celebrity…

  • Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film

    NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell’s fight with Alzheimer’s Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. The Nielsen company said 2.76 million people…

  • Fox News launching real estate program

    NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, HGTV. Fox News Channel is getting into the real estate television business. The network announced that it will debut a new weekend series, “Bob Massi is the Property Man,”…

  • Carlos Slim’s Ora TV latest company to dump Trump

    NEW YORK (AP) — A TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim says it will scrap a project it was developing with real estate mogul Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican…

  • Mexico won’t send contestant to Miss Universe

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s national beauty pageant director confirms the country won’t send a contestant to the Miss Universe contest because of insulting remarks by Donald Trump, an owner of the pageant. Lupita Jones…

  • Bella Thorne helps kick off MTV’s ‘Scream’ adaptation

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bella Thorne has advice for anyone being chased by a villain in a horror film: “Don’t look back, OK? Just don’t look back. And try not to trip in the process,”…

  • Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump’s brand?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is Donald Trump’s business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be? Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show…

  • NBC to Donald Trump: You’re fired; Televisa drops pageant

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his…

  • Mexico’s Televisa drops Miss Universe after Trump remarks

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican media giant Televisa says it will no longer broadcast the Miss Universe Pageant or engage any other communication project with Donald Trump. Televisa says its decision comes in the wake…

  • Early, weighty choices in ‘Frontline’ doc ‘Growing Up Trans’

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Growing Up Trans” explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for…

  • Jack Carter, brash comic, dies at 93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage,…