Television

FILE - This Feb. 12, 2004, file photo shows radio talk-show host Ed Schultz in Fargo, N.D. Schulz, whose career took him from quarterbacking at a Minnesota college to national radio and television, died Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Washington, D.C. He was 64. (AP Photo/Dave Samson, File)
July 05, 2018 - 2:35 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Broadcasting personality Ed Schultz, whose career took him from quarterbacking at a Minnesota college to national radio and television, has died. He was 64. His son, David Schultz, tells The Associated Press that his father died of natural causes Thursday morning in Washington, D...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak to a "Salute to Service" dinner in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Trump has found a receptive audience for his campaign-style rallies on Fox News Channel. The network has carried the president speaking live to supporters four times in the past few weeks, and planned to do so again on Thursday. By contrast, CNN and MSNBC don't carry the speeches live. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 05, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign-style rallies have found a receptive audience at Fox News Channel, which unlike the other cable news networks often carries his speeches live and in their entirety. Four times in the past few weeks, Fox has set aside its usual prime-time programming...
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July 05, 2018 - 10:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel analyst Brit Hume has deleted a Fourth of July tweet that suggested Democrats "sure don't love" America. Hume had referred to a Gallup poll that said 47 percent of Americans said they were "extremely proud" to be Americans, the lowest percentage in the 18 years that...
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A fan of Poland holds up a scarf as he watches a World Cup soccer match between Poland and Colombia at The Garden at Studio Square NYC in New York on Sunday, June 24, 2018. While the immigration debate occupies politicians and new policies have thrown thousands of families into disarray, the World Cup shows how much people from other countries help make up the fabric of New York. (AP Photo/Terrin Waack)
July 04, 2018 - 7:19 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The lack of a U.S. team caused a big viewership drop for World Cup telecasts. The 48 group stage broadcasts on Fox and FS1 averaged 2,069,000 viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. That is down 42 percent from the 3.54 million average on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC four years ago and...
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England fans react watching the round of 16 match between Colombia and England on a big screen in a fan zone at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. England ended its long run of penalty misery and reached the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 12 years. The English beat Colombia 4-3 in the shootout. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 03, 2018 - 5:44 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Moscow police say they have detained a person after a statue was vandalized with an "England" inscription at the stadium where England played Colombia in the World Cup. Russian social media users posted a picture of...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2014 file photo, fireworks illuminate the sky over the U.S. Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations in Washington. PBS’ tradition of broadcasting music and fireworks from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol is facing competition from a different live concert in the same city at the same time hosted on the White House’s South Lawn. Though each event will feature competing “American Idol” alums, the PBS’ “A Capitol Fourth” has the bigger stars: The Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffett, Pentatonix, Chita Rivera, Luke Combs, The Temptations, Renee Fleming, CeCe Winans, Joshua Bell and “American Idol” singer Lauren Alaina. It will be hosted by John Stamos.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 03, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fourth of July is usually a time for national unity, when Americans of all political stripes often turn their gaze to Washington as part of a patriotic lovefest. But there promises to be some division this year when it comes to what to watch. PBS' tradition of broadcasting music...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by NBC, the Voices of Hope Children's Choir appear onstage during "America's Got Talent," in Pasadena, Calif. "America's Got Talent" continues to dominate the summer television landscape, although not by enough to make NBC the week's top-ranked network. (Trae Patton/NBC via AP, File)
July 03, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "America's Got Talent" continues to dominate the summer television landscape, although not by enough to make NBC the week's most popular network. The talent show was seen by 11.3 million people last week, more than four million more than the next closest show, a repeat version of "...
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, arrives at the Zurich airport, in Kloten, Switzerland. Monday, July 2, 2018. Hassan Rouhani is on a two day state visit to Switzerland(KEYSTONE/Walter Bieri)
July 03, 2018 - 12:46 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is warning that regional oil supply could be jeopardized if the Unite States manages to get its allies to stop buying Tehran's oil. Rouhani spoke to Iranian expatriates in Switzerland during his visit there on Monday. He says the U.S. has...
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In this image released by NBC, the Voices of Hope Children's Choir appear on stage during "America's Got Talent," in Pasadena, Calif. The talent competition series dominated the ratings last week. (Trae Patton/NBC via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cable television networks offer sports, reality, comedy and drama. But what's selling now is opinionated news. Sixteen of the 17 most-watched programs on cable last week were either on Fox News Channel or MSNBC, the Nielsen company said. The only exception was coverage of the NBA...
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A screen shows a failure message saying a post could not be sent because "the content contains information that violates relevant laws and regulations" on Sina Weibo next to a smaller computer screen showing a "Last Week Tonight" HBO show's host John Oliver with a photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Winnie the Pooh, in Beijing, Friday, June 22, 2018. The popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about the show and its HBO host Oliver after the news satire program aired a segment this week making fun of Xi. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 22, 2018 - 12:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent sensitivity about being compared to Winnie the Pooh and his country's crackdown on human rights. Attempts to send...
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