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  • Fox News hires King’s niece as commentator

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it has hired Alveda King, a niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., as a commentator for the network. Alveda King, director of…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Mayor James Knowles of Ferguson, Missouri; former Secretary of State Colin Powell; Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. ___ NBC’s “Meet…

  • Hans Zimmer on scoring TV boxing show; playing with Pharrell

    NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer is known for powerful scores for such films as “Inception,” ”Gladiator” and “The Dark Night.” Now he’s hoping to knock people out with music for the small…

  • For boxing’s ‘other guys,’ a prime-time opportunity

    Boxing is about to put on its richest fight ever. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao can attract hundreds of millions of dollars, but the superlatives of their planned May bout don’t reflect the state of…

  • Greek ultra-right lawmaker cleared over TV talk show slap

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawmaker from a Nazi-inspired Greek party was acquitted Friday of a charge stemming from an attack on two female left-wing colleagues during a live TV talk show. An Athens court…

  • Fox’s Kelly, author Sandberg agree: Do laundry, guys

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly and “Lean In” author Sheryl Sandberg agree: Chore play can work at home. Sandberg, who wrote the working women’s manifesto, was talking with Kelly on…

  • CBS’ Plante returns to Selma 50 years later

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after covering the civil rights marches in Selma for CBS News, senior White House correspondent Bill Plante is returning to Alabama for this weekend’s commemorations still working for the…

  • Curtis Stone gets behind the camera, back into the kitchen

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Success came early and strong for Curtis Stone. By his 20s, the Australian was cooking in London’s top restaurants. By 30, he’d made the jump to television. But after nearly a…

  • NBC brings back former news president

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has changed the leadership of its troubled news division by bringing back the executive who led the network out of a dark period two decades ago. The hiring of Andy…

  • Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

    CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia. The sideline reporter worked the Chicago Bulls’ victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder for TNT,…

  • Comedy Central’s Bee moves to TBS

    NEW YORK (AP) — The exodus continues at “The Daily Show,” with TBS announcing Thursday that it is giving longtime correspondent Samantha Bee her own topical comedy show. TBS had only recently announced it was…

  • Miles O’Brien’s life lesson cost his left arm

    NEW YORK (AP) — For television science correspondent Miles O’Brien, seeing on film the aftermath of the fluke injury that resulted in the amputation of his left arm above the elbow proved more difficult than…

  • Jaime Camil shines as telenovela star on ‘Jane the Virgin’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Last pilot season, Jaime Camil had options — two offers for dramas at ABC and Netflix. Then came a script for The CW’s “Jane The Virgin,” airing Mondays at 9 p.m.…

  • Actor known for role as dim-witted boss on ‘Seinfeld’ dies

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel von Bargen, who played George Costanza’s dim-witted boss Mr. Kruger on “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 64. Von Bargen died Sunday in the Cincinnati area, Harry Gilligan, owner of Gilligan Funeral…

  • Comedy Central’s ‘Too Many Stars’ means plenty of laughs

    NEW YORK (AP) — You’re a bit late to bid on the chance to join John Oliver in robbing a wine store. You’re also too late to bid on taking a bow onstage with the…