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  • Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his own

    NEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert. Jeb Bush, a scheduled guest on Colbert’s first night hosting CBS’ “The Late Show” on Tuesday, recently sent a letter to potential supporters raffling off a…

  • 3 new comics added to ‘Daily Show’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipating its relaunch with Trevor Noah as host later this month, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” has added three new comics to its rotating cast of correspondents. Ronny Chieng, who has…

  • NBC to celebrate NASCAR’s history at Darlington Raceway

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The return of the Southern 500 to Labor Day weekend will be marked by a throwback celebration at Darlington Raceway that will include everything from the retro paint schemes on the…

  • California man recounts tackling gunman on Paris-bound train

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of three Americans who foiled an attack on a Paris-bound train said he and his friends did whatever they could to disarm the gunman. Anthony Sadler said in an interview…

  • ACC faces many variables on TV channel to rival SEC, Big Ten

    The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own. Details have been scarce about the behind-the-scenes process the league and broadcast partner ESPN are navigating…

  • Clooney, Bush and Biden among Stephen Colbert’s first guests

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly nine months after exiting Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert returns Tuesday as host of CBS’ “The Late Show,” airing nightly at 11:35 p.m. EDT. Here is his first week’s guest list:…

  • Unmasked, Stephen Colbert debuts Tuesday hosting ‘Late Show’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street. Having split from cheeky Comedy Central a few blocks away, he will now hold court…

  • France hero in ABC’s new ‘Dancing’ cast

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC moved quickly to land one of the three men who foiled a terror attack on a Paris-bound train last month for the 21st season cast of “Dancing With the Stars.”…

  • Actor tries to rescue neighbor in Manhattan high-rise fire

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Dylan Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan. It happened on the 33rd floor of a building on West 43rd Street just…

  • “The Voice” Coaches’ Dream Picks for a Fifth Coach Include Kermit the Frog

    (LOS ANGELES) — There are only four red chairs on The Voice, but if the show ever added another, who should sit in it? In a new video on TVLine.com, this season’s coaches reveal their dream picks…

  • Biden to appear on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert’s inaugural guests on “The Late Show.” CBS announced Tuesday that Biden will join previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and country…

  • 3.4 million saw Travers Stakes finish; American Pharoah 2nd

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The second-place finish of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah at the Travers Stakes was watched by 3.4 million viewers on NBC. The network announced the numbers Tuesday. American Pharoah was beaten…

  • Television and movie producers announced for Oscars telecast

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast. Hill is a 25-year Fox veteran and former chairman and CEO…

  • Former TV judge Joe Brown released from jail

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Former television judge Joe Brown has been released from jail after serving a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court. The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1NVcQco) Brown was released from the Shelby…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for Aug. 24-30

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 24-30. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 10.34 million. 2. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 8.53 million. 3. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday),…