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  • Comcast now has nearly as many Internet as cable customers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators’ fears about a giant cable company’s control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers. For…

  • ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Better Call Saul’ star Raymond Cruz plays real-life monster

    WASHINGTON — You know him for his signature phrase: “Tight, tight, tight!” With one phrase, Raymond Cruz turned Season One villain Tuco Salamanca into one of the most beloved characters of AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” then reprised the…

  • ‘Star Trek’ actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk’s assistant on the original “Star Trek” series, has died. She was 85. Whitney died of natural causes Friday in her home in the Central…

  • Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

    NEW YORK (AP) — For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies. Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas…

  • Intuit drafting another small business for Super Bowl TV ad

    NEW YORK (AP) — Intuit is looking to draft another small business for some air time in football’s biggest game. The maker of QuickBooks accounting software is planning its second competition in which small companies…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — House Speaker…

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — House Speaker…

  • Telethon that Jerry Lewis memorably ran pulls plug

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon is ending its annual Labor Day telethon, a television tradition for decades that has slowly disappeared from view since the sudden end of Jerry Lewis’ role…

  • NBC picks up ‘Chicago Med,’ 2 other dramas for new season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is expanding its “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago P.D.” family with “Chicago Med,” set in a hospital emergency room and starring Oliver Platt and S. Epatha Merkerson. The new series will…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — House Speaker…

  • Obama among guests helping Letterman wrap up ‘Late Show’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama is stopping by the “Late Show” one last time as David Letterman gets ready to retire. The appearance Monday will be Obama’s third time as president swapping jokes with Letterman,…

  • Ryan Phillippe says ABC ‘Secrets and Lies’ role took a toll

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Phillippe admits taking his work on ABC’s “Secrets and Lies” home with him during filming. “I lost 15 to 20 pounds over the course of shooting,” said the 40-year-old actor…

  • Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ takes satanic turn in 2nd season

    ARDMORE STUDIOS, Ireland (AP) — John Logan, the creator, writer and show runner of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful,” has a studio full of surprises in store for fans of the Victorian Gothic horror series. But the…