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  • TV depiction of Colombia’s only saint angers her devotees

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia’s next big prime-time sensation. But the planned debut Wednesday of a TV soap opera dramatizing…

  • NBC cancels Poehler comedy project ‘Welcome to Sweden’

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — U.S. viewers aren’t going to see the love story on TV’s “Welcome to Sweden” play out. NBC has canceled the comedy starring Greg Poehler two weeks into its second season.…

  • Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth ready to be a normal couple

    NEW YORK (AP) — Now that they’re finally engaged, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth are ready to go on their first real-world date. The bachelorette and her chosen fiancé are now able to live their…

  • The Latest: Handler admits to a fascination with Dolezal

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here’s the latest from the Television Critics Association summer meeting in Beverly Hills, California, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs (all times local):…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for July 20-26

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 20-26. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 10.5 million. 2. “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC, 8.71 million.…

  • ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ a summertime hit

    NEW YORK (AP) — The survey says: ABC’s version of “Celebrity Family Feud” ended its run on Sunday as an unexpected summertime hit. The Steve Harvey-hosted show, which aired six hour-long editions, averaged 9.1 million…

  • Hulk Hogan takes to Twitter after WWE cuts ties

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him amid a report that the wrestling star used racial slurs in a conversation…

  • Correction: Movie Theater Shooting story

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — In stories published July 25 about Louisiana movie theater gunman John Russell Houser, The Associated Press, relying on court filings his family’s lawyer submitted to obtain a protective order against him…

  • Mexico national team coach allegedly hits TV journalist

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The coach of Mexico’s national soccer team is known for his histrionic displays of emotion during games. Now Miguel Herrera’s off-field composure is being questioned after a television sports anchor claimed…

  • Feds: ‘Wicked Tuna’ TV fisherman claimed to be disabled

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Massachusetts man seen manning big fishing rods and harpooning huge fish on the reality show “Wicked Tuna” collected government benefits while claiming to be disabled and unable to work, federal…

  • Trial set for man who threw banana peel at Dave Chappelle

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The man accused of throwing a banana peel at comedian Dave Chappelle during a New Mexico performance is headed to court. Jury selection is scheduled for Sept. 23 for the…

  • IOC awards Olympic broadcast rights to Qatar’s beIN Media

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has awarded broadcast rights in the Middle East and North Africa from 2018-2024 to Qatar’s beIN Media Group. The IOC said Monday the deal would cover the…

  • Comedy Central’s ‘Key & Peele’ will end after current season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedy Central’s irreverent sketch comedy series “Key & Peele” will come to an end after this season, the network confirmed Sunday. Co-creator and star Keegan-Michael Key told the online trade publication…

  • 2016 Republicans use Trump, TV to make debate cut

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump’s credibility and branding the billionaire businessman “a cancer on conservatism.” Rick Santorum, a conservative stalwart, popped up on a TV program popular with liberals. Lindsey…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ___ ABC’s “This Week” — Attorney General Loretta Lynch; Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham; Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. ___…