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  • Actor known for role as dim-witted boss on ‘Seinfeld’ dies

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel von Bargen, who played George Costanza’s dim-witted boss Mr. Kruger on “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 64. Von Bargen died Sunday in the Cincinnati area, Harry Gilligan, owner of Gilligan Funeral…

  • Comedy Central’s ‘Too Many Stars’ means plenty of laughs

    NEW YORK (AP) — You’re a bit late to bid on the chance to join John Oliver in robbing a wine store. You’re also too late to bid on taking a bow onstage with the…

  • Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

    CHICAGO (AP) — Announcer Craig Sager is returning to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline after being treated for leukemia. Sager will be work the Oklahoma City at Chicago game on Thursday night for…

  • CBS sponsoring Vietnam exhibit at Newseum to honor Bob Simon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting. “Reporting Vietnam” will…

  • Miles O’Brien’s life lesson cost his left arm

    NEW YORK (AP) — For television science correspondent Miles O’Brien, seeing on film the aftermath of the fluke injury that resulted in the amputation of his left arm above the elbow proved more difficult than…

  • CBS sponsoring Vietnam exhibit at Newseum to honor Bob Simon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting. “Reporting Vietnam” will…

  • India says it will act against BBC for airing banned film

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s home minister said Thursday that the government would act against the British Broadcasting Corporation after it ignored a court order and aired a documentary about a fatal gang rape in…

  • Venezuelan mayor’s arrest casts light on unlikely marriage

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — She was raised by a leader of Venezuela’s opposition and made a name for herself on a popular anti-government TV show. He is the tourism minister and one of the socialist…

  • Aretha Franklin welcomes ‘Idol’ to her hometown of Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin not only is the “Queen of Soul.” She’s also the queen of “American Idol.” The music legend welcomed the long-running TV singing competition to her hometown of Detroit Wednesday. The…

  • ESPN returns to NHL after awarded 2016 World Cup TV rights

    Professional pucks will be back on ESPN. The cable TV giant regained a foothold with the NHL on Wednesday when it was awarded the U.S. rights to broadcast the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The…

  • CBS hires Rick Neuheisel away from Pac-12 Network

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has hired former UCLA coach and Pac-12 Network analyst Rick Neuheisel to be a studio analyst on its Saturday college football pregame show. The network announced Tuesday that Neuheisel, who…

  • NBC’s ‘Parks and Recreation’ says farewell

    NEW YORK (AP) — Viewers said farewell to Amy Poehler and the gang of Pawnee, Indiana, bureaucrats on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” in a finale that made more of a dent online than on television.…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for Feb. 23-March 1

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 23-March 1. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “NCIS,” CBS, 17.38 million. 2. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 16.67 million. 3. “The Walking Dead,” AMC,…

  • Andrew Lack in talks to return to NBC

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC Universal is in talks to bring back Andrew Lack to its troubled news operation, which would be the first high-level shake-up following several rough months culminating in the six-month suspension…

  • Winfrey’s Harpo Studios in Chicago to close in December

    CHICAGO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey will close Harpo Studios in Chicago, where she filmed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for more than 20 years, this December, and will transition production for her cable network to a…