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  • Here come the judges as ‘AGT’ returns for its 10th season

    NEW YORK (AP) — “They keep telling people it’s the 10th anniversary. But it’s the fourth season, as far as I’m concerned,” says Howard Stern, who joined “America’s Got Talent” as a judge in 2012.…

  • Joel McHale to host annual ESPY awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actor and talk-show host Joel McHale will be the host of the annual ESPY Awards show in July. The irreverent sports awards show, created by ESPN, is actually being shown on…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Authorities arrest man wanted in the killings of a wealthy DC family, their housekeeper WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their…

  • Reality star Duggar resigns from Family Research Council

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star’s apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen. Tony Perkins, president…

  • Jeff Gordon to join Fox as full-time analyst in 2016

    Jeff Gordon will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, teaming with Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip in the three-man booth. Gordon is retiring at the end of this season and signed a multi-year…

  • Manfred: MASN eventually must pay Nats increased rights fees

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will eventually be forced to pay increased rights fees to the Washington Nationals. Both teams own stakes in MASN, and…

  • Nielsen: 13.76 million viewers for Letterman

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comic celebrities turned out for David Letterman’s late-night farewell — and so did his biggest audience in more than 21 years. The Nielsen company said Thursday that 13.76 million viewers saw…

  • Red Nose Day combats child poverty (Photos)

    The runup to NBC’s “Red Nose Day” special, an adaptation of a British institution, saw celebrities and everyday people across the region and the country donning the clown-like costume piece on May 21.

  • David Letterman leaves late night with thanks and a smile

    NEW YORK (AP) — There are those who will argue that the world of television hasn’t suffered such a loss in nearly a generation, and they’re right. When David Letterman signed off CBS’ “Late Show” for…

  • China suspends TV drama over plot of crotch grenade

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese television drama got pulled off the air following a public outcry over a plot in which a hidden grenade is pulled from a woman’s crotch during an amorous scene. The…

  • Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment:

    SENATE-TRADE NEW: Obama’s trade allies scramble to line up 60 Senate votes WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda are scrambling to keep Senate foes from killing it before a full-blown debate…

  • David Letterman signs off as late-night host

    NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, ushered into retirement by four presidents who declared “our long national nightmare is over” and saying there was nothing…

  • Final Top 10 list for David Letterman

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Top 10 list on David Letterman’s final show before retirement on Wednesday, delivered by celebrities. The category was “Things I’ve Always Wanted to Say to Dave.” 10. Alec Baldwin: “Of…

  • Brian Williams nixes PBS appearance; Michelle Obama steps in

    WASHINGTON (AP) — NBC’s Brian Williams has withdrawn from hosting a broadcast honoring those who support U.S. veterans and military families, and first lady Michelle Obama is stepping in to film an introduction instead. Williams…

  • David Letterman to sign off as late-night host

    NEW YORK (AP) — After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is signing off. The transplanted Hoosier, who made Top Ten lists and ironic humor staples of television comedy and…