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  • TNT has 7 percent rise in viewers from ’14 conference finals

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cleveland’s four-game sweep of Atlanta in the Eastern Conference finals averaged 6.8 million viewers on TNT, a 7 percent increase from last season’s coverage. The four games, along with the Inside…

  • “Hard Knocks” coming to Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans will be the stars of this season of “Hard Knocks.” The popular HBO reality series picks one team each season to follow during training camp. This year, viewers will…

  • Late-night TV vet Bill Maher forges ahead with hit formula

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Maher strides into the weekly writers meeting for his HBO show and puts his feet up on the table. His team of scribes, many of whom he’s worked with for…

  • ‘Dancing,’ ‘Voice’ on top as viewers got musical last week

    NEW YORK (AP) — Music and dancing ruled on the airwaves last week, as “Dancing With the Stars” and “The Voice” tuned up to score five out of the 10 most-watched shows. ABC’s “Dancing” took…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for May 18-25

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 18-25. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewerships. 1. “Dancing With the Stars” (Monday), ABC, 14.35 million. 2. “Dancing With the Stars” (Tuesday), ABC, 13.49 million. 3.…

  • Danielle Brooks heading to Broadway in ‘The Color Purple’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Danielle Brooks is going from orange to purple — jumping from “Orange Is the New Black” on TV to a Broadway stage in the upcoming “The Color Purple” revival. The…

  • David Duchovny takes a dangerous ’60s trip in ‘Aquarius’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Between wrapping “Californication” and the return of “The X-Files,” David Duchovny is making a detour to the mind-bending 1960s. In NBC’s drama “Aquarius,” he plays a Los Angeles police detective whose…

  • Kevin Connolly Recalls Awkward Run in with Liam Neeson on “Entourage” Set

    (NEW YORK) — When Kevin Connolly reprises his role as Eric Murphy in the film adaptation of the former HBO series, Entourage, he’ll be showing a lot of skin. To prepare for the film, the actor said on Wednesday’s Live…

  • CBS’ Bob Schieffer is ready for retirement

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At 78, Bob Schieffer is entitled to reminisce about the “good old days” of reporting. He believes young people coming into the business can also learn from them. Schieffer will host CBS’…

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus joins Jerry Seinfeld web series

    WASHINGTON – Elaine and Jerry are getting back together. Julia Louis-Dreyfus will appear on the new season of Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” a web series of one-on-one conversations with comedians in cars, well, getting coffee. Her appearance…

  • Jon Stewart reveals program to help vets enter TV

    WASHINGTON – You know him as the wisecracking host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” a post he’ll resign this fall. But Jon Stewart is also busy helping American military veterans enter the TV industry. The New…

  • Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder share wedding video

    WASHINGTON – Actress and singer Nikki Reed has shared her wedding video. It celebrates one month of marriage to actor Ian Somerhalder. You know Reed from “Lords of Dogtown” and “The Twilight Saga” and Somerhalder from…

  • TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of…

  • William Shatner treks to DC for wrath of Awesome Con

    WASHINGTON — It may not be the final frontier, but it’s a must-hit event for pop culture fanatics. The third annual Awesome Con convention returns to the Washington Convention Center from May 29 to 31…

  • Historian, author of ‘The Pacific’ Hugh Ambrose dies at 48

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history “The Pacific” after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48. Ambrose died of…