New 5-year deal for PBS CEO, new YouTube pact for public TV

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Longtime PBS chief executive Paula Kerger will head the public TV service for another five years. Kerger, who joined PBS as CEO and president in 2006, sa...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep,' 'Big Bang,' seek final Emmy nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" is seeking to claim the Emmy Awards version of the Iron Throne one last time. When the Emmy nominations are released Thursday, the HBO fantasy s...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make final grabs for Emmy glory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a long-running, much-admired television series ends, Emmy voters can bring the show and its stars back for a final bow — or give them the bum's rush. "Game of...

ABC's 'How to Get Away with Murder' to end after next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It will be case closed next season for "How to Get Away with Murder," with the show's upcoming sixth season to be its last. The series and its star, Viola Davis, a...

Hollywood executive's book recalls misbehaving stars, moguls

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Hollywood executive Harris Katleman has an eclectic, five-decade track record that could only be the result of skill, moxie and luck. He championed the Osca...

TV is over the moon with specials recounting 1969 landing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1969 moon landing turned an achievement seen only in the imagination and sci-fi movies into a most improbable television event, a live broadcast starring Neil Armstrong and a de...

Fox's Hannity, Carlson enjoy Trump rally ratings bonanza

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ratings figures show Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson enjoyed a ratings surge from last week's 2020 Trump campaign kickoff rally. Viewers watching la...

Corden's 'Late Late Show' visits London, gets silly in Paris

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When James Corden takes his "The Late Late Show" to England, he does it up royally. He's yet to ask Queen Elizabeth to join him, but this week's London-based shows...

That hoped-for 'Friends' reunion? Sitcom creator says 'nope'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of TV's "Friends" says there are no plans for a reunion and there won't be any. Marta Kauffman says she wouldn't want to "mess up a good thing" for fan...

Adam Scott relishes putting women first in 'Big Little Lies'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women dominate "Big Little Lies ," both on the screen and in the behind-the-scenes power of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, who are executive producers as well as stars of the ...

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to viewers, who flocked to live versions of a pair of classic sitcoms and a special about a 20th-century TV beauty. ABC's ...

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity's impact

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day's fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he's eager to spread the word. "I ...

New network TV shows compete with controversy for attention

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadcast networks invest serious time and money in rolling out their upcoming schedules for ad-buyers this week in New York. But with stars like Jussie Smollett and ...

'Big Bang Theory' stars reflect on show's end, next steps

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — With "The Big Bang Theory" ending after 12 seasons, viewers can comfort themselves with reruns. The cast has those — and residuals— but not the reassuring workplace rhythm and c...

CBS defends handling of 'Bull' actor and misconduct claim

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is defending its handling of a sexual harassment claim against "Bull" drama series star Michael Weatherly. CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl said Wednesday t...