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  • 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)…

  • In Tech: Lifetime video service, Sprint’s new price plans

    Fans of Lifetime’s melodramatic movies can now see them for $4 a month — without subscribing to cable. Lifetime’s online video service is the latest move by an entertainment company to bypass the traditional cable…

  • ‘Shark Week’ returns for 28th year with first Cuban visit

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sharks are serious business this summer, with “Sharknado”-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly attacks on beachgoers off the Florida, California and North and South Carolina coasts. Seriousness also marks…

  • Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on ‘Sesame Street,’ retiring

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street” is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring. Manzano, 65, broke the news…

  • Outraged over peas in guac? Wait until you try Brocamole!

    Thank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is? The apparently misguided pairing was exposed for all its perversity Wednesday, when the New…

  • ‘Humans’ star William Hurt says AI sentience is ‘inevitable’

    NEW YORK (AP) — For William Hurt it isn’t a question of whether someone will invent a robot with feelings, it’s a matter of when. “I think I may be pretty good at saying if…

  • ‘Rectify’ returns for Season 3 of a murder’s aftermath

    NEW YORK (AP) — Abigail Spencer remembers being about to shoot a scene for last season’s “Rectify.” It was set in a hospital room as Daniel, played by series star Aden Young, came out of…

  • Reelz channel to air Miss USA after NBC drops pageant

    NEW YORK (AP) — Reelz channel to air Miss USA after NBC drops pageant.

  • Colbert interviews Eminem on Michigan public-access TV show

    MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Stephen Colbert has temporarily taken over a public-access TV show in southeastern Michigan in an episode that featured rapper Eminem. Colbert hosted the latest episode of “Only in Monroe,” which airs…