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Saturday, March 24, 2018


TV's nonpartisan July 4th: fireworks, the US Constitution

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Happy nonpartisan Fourth of July! In this rancorous political environment, America's birthday is a chance for people to leave the verbal fireworks aside, at least briefly, and understand and appreciate what they've got. TV, which typically revels in left-right shouting matches, instead is cooperating with shows that help do just that

Anna Chlumsky, Shemar Moore to announce Emmy nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actors Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore are set to announce nominations for the 69th annual Emmy Awards. The nominations will be released July 13 at the TV academy's headquarters in Los Angeles. The event will stream live on In announcing the presenters Thursday, TV academy CEO Hayma Washington said the

Trump gets it from all sides for trash-talking MSNBC hosts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a crude Twitter attack on the brains, looks and temperament of a female TV personality Thursday, drawing bipartisan howls of outrage and leaving fellow Republicans beseeching him: Stop, please just stop. Trump's tweets aimed at MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski revived concerns about his views of women in a city

Corinne Olympios says 'Bachelor in Paradise' probe over

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Bachelor in Paradise" cast member Corinne Olympios said her team's investigation of the reality show was completed to her satisfaction. But Olympios said Thursday that she declined an invitation to return to the ABC series when it resumes production. Earlier this month, taping was halted on the show after unspecified allegations

Greta Van Susteren out as MSNBC host

NEW YORK (AP) — Greta Van Susteren's stop at a third cable news network proved to be short. MSNBC said Thursday that she's out after less than six months at the network, to be replaced by Ari Melber. Van Susteren began hosting a Washington-based 6 p.m. weeknight show at MSNBC on Jan. 9, joining the

Kevin Hart to pose as Lyft driver in online series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Seinfeld pioneered being funny in cars with "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." James Corden took it to another level with "Carpool Karaoke." Now, Kevin Hart is going to go undercover as a Lyft driver. That's the premise of an original series being made by Hart's production company and studio Lionsgate

Katt Williams faces court appearance after fight with teen

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Katt Williams faces an initial court appearance Thursday, one day before the comedian's next scheduled show in New Orleans. Authorities say Williams was arrested Wednesday and was being held without bond. Police say the 44-year-old Williams and 17-year-old Luke Wash are charged with disorderly conduct after fighting at an apartment complex

ID network doing docu-series based on Ohio case

NEW YORK (AP) — Conscious of the success of long-form crime mysteries like "Serial" on NPR and HBO's "The Jinx," the Investigation Discovery network says it will air its first-ever serialized drama later this spring. The six-part docu-series, "The Vanishing Women," will focus on six women who have gone missing or have been found dead

Nobel literature laureate Imre Kertesz dies at 86

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Imre Kertesz, the Hungarian writer who won the 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature for fiction largely drawn from his very real experience as a teenage prisoner in Nazi concentration camps, has died. He was 86. Book publishing firm Magveto Kiado said Kertesz died at 4 a.m. Thursday at his Budapest home

Murder-for-hire plot featured on 'Cops' headed to trial

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — If the State of Florida's attempted murder-for-hire case against Dalia Dippolito unfolds like a reality show, maybe that's because it was made with television in mind. Dippolito, 33, became the key figure in a special edition of TV's "Cops," which worked with Boynton Beach police to show her allegedly conspiring

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