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  • Dish’s Internet TV, Sling, gets HBO service for $15 a month

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO lovers have one more way to watch “Game of Thrones.” If you subscribe to Dish’s $20-a-month Internet TV service, Sling TV, you can order HBO for an extra $15 each…

  • Fired host Rodner Figueroa replaced by Univision

    MIAMI (AP) — Three weeks after Univision host Rodner Figueroa was fired for remarks he made about first lady Michelle Obama, Carlos Calderon and Jomari Goyso were named the new hosts of “Sal y Pimienta.”…

  • Mark Wahlberg to produce Boston Marathon bombing movie

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS Films says Mark Wahlberg is set to produce “Patriots’ Day,” a feature film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account. The studio…

  • TV vet takes to sky, dives into sea to help injured animals

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not every veterinarian would call it paradise. Scott Sims gets to far-flung locales in the Hawaiian Islands by flying a plane he built himself or by biking, riding an ATV or…

  • ‘A.D. The Bible Continues’ goes beyond the biblical epic

    OUARZAZATE, Morocco (AP) — The people are restive, the priesthood is scheming and a fanatic band of insurgents known as the zealots are plotting assassinations — and now to make matters worse, the body of…

  • Lucy Lawless is bewitching as a newcomer to WGN’s ‘Salem’

    NEW YORK (AP) — As if there weren’t enough upheaval in 17th-Century Salem, Massachusetts, this haunted village is about to welcome Lucy Lawless. Celebrated for such unflinching performances as Xena, Warrior Princess, and Lucretia in…

  • Crimea’s only Tatar TV station goes off air

    MOSCOW (AP) — Crimea’s independent television station ATR went off air at midnight on Tuesday after Russian authorities repeatedly refused to give it a broadcasting license. ATR was established as the first channel dedicated to…

  • April Entertainment Guide

    Must-hit events and activities around town for the month of April.

  • Trevor Noah defends self in backlash to old tweets

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of “The Daily Show,” rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an unfair reflection of him and his comedy. “To…

  • ‘General Hospital’ leads Daytime Emmy nominations

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC’s “General Hospital” earned a leading 28 nominations for Daytime Emmy awards, with four of its stars competing for honors as top actor or actress. Nominations were announced Tuesday for the…

  • Charter nabs Bright House in latest pay-TV deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Charter buying Bright House for $10.4 billion is the latest big deal in the pay-TV industry. Companies want to merge as costs for channels like ESPN have shot up, while their…

  • Turin Egyptian Museum gets overhaul of pharaonic proportions

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum’s new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence,…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for March 23-29

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 23-29. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “NCIS,” CBS, 16.23 million. 2. “The Walking Dead,” AMC, 15.78 million. 3. NCAA Men’s Basketball: Notre Dame vs.…

  • Hot on TV: Zombies, basketball, Jesus

    NEW YORK (AP) — Zombies, basketball and Jesus Christ have been hot television properties during the past week. The Nielsen company said that AMC’s fifth season finale for “The Walking Dead” on Sunday was seen…

  • Just 7 more episodes of ‘Mad Men’ as its creator looks back

    NEW YORK (AP) — How time flies in this very mad world! It seems like only yesterday that the 1960s were dawning for Don Draper, his family and his comrades at the Sterling Cooper advertising…