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  • At 93, TV producer Lear seeks to keep pushing boundaries

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran TV producer Norman Lear of “All in the Family” fame is looking ahead to his next groundbreaking series. Lear, 93, told a TV critics’ meeting Saturday that he’s working…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ___ ABC’s “This Week” — Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Democratic presidential candidate; former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., Republican presidential…

  • ‘Downton’ producer doesn’t shut door on big-screen film

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With “Downton Abbey” coming to an end, its executive producer is offering hope that a follow-up movie is at least a possibility. By ending the TV drama several years shy…

  • Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics

    MIAMI (AP) — In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fielded questions ranging from the upcoming presidential debate to Donald Trump, from Latin American…

  • Steven Moffat on ‘Sherlock’ special; how long series can go

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Sherlock” fans have grown familiar with the waiting game between TV seasons, but they may be encouraged that show-runner Steven Moffat says he could see it “going on for a…

  • ‘Downton Abbey’ to get a float in the 2016 Rose Bowl parade

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Maggie Smith’s character on “Downton Abbey” might find the pomp and circumstance uncomfortable, but the PBS show is getting its own float in the Rose Parade, two days before the…

  • ‘Finding Your Roots’ to return for season 3 after PBS probe

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Finding Your Roots” will return for season three, but whether the celebrity genealogy series that buried an uncomfortable fact about Ben Affleck’s ancestor continues after that remains in doubt, PBS’…

  • WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

    “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61. The WWE confirmed the death. The wrestling organization provided no additional details. Piper,…

  • SNL stars Armisen, Meyers, Hader reunite for parody series

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here’s a roundup of news Friday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: ROCK ON The shaggy-haired…

  • Daniel Wu’s martial arts TV series premieres in Nov. on AMC

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Hong Kong movie star Daniel Wu is bringing martial arts back to TV in the U.S. with his upcoming series “Into the Badlands,” premiering Nov. 19 on AMC. Wu, who…

  • SNL stars Armisen, Meyers, Hader reunite for parody series

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The shaggy-haired rocker who set up his amplifier in the posh hotel lobby looked a lot like Fred Armisen. And wasn’t that Seth Meyers snapping his picture? It was indeed…

  • Dolly Parton’s family life subject of TV movie

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Dolly Parton wants the upcoming TV movie about her life growing up poor in Appalachia to show viewers the kind of family she thinks is missing on television today. Parton, 69,…

  • Maisie Williams has ‘significant role’ on ‘Doctor Who’

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When viewers see Maisie Williams on the new season of “Doctor Who,” she’ll be a brand-new character, not someone from the Doctor’s past. “Once you see what she’s up to…

  • Antonio Banderas to star in Starz series ‘Cuban Quartet’

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Starz is developing “Cuban Quartet,” a series starring Antonio Banderas. Starz CEO Chris Albrecht made the announcement Friday at a panel for television critics in Beverly Hills, California. The series…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ___ ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Democratic presidential candidate; former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., Republican presidential candidate; Republican National Committee Chairman…