'This Is Us' takes on race, class and teenage love in Philly

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two high schoolers are testing their fledgling relationship with a day on the town, a classic start to a screen romance. But on Tuesday's "This Is Us," the carefree date in Philadel...

Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars with Oprah but no library

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the streaming wars near a fever pitch and viewers are targeted from every vantage point — Disney Plus has the Marvel and Star Wars brands! HBO Max counters with "Game of Thrones"...

In Apple TV's 'Morning Show,' women rebel, men misbehave

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Morning Show" started life as a behind-the-scenes peek at a slice of network TV as familiar and routine as a wake-up cup of coffee. Then shocking revelations of sexual miscondu...

'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as husband and long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s s...

Ghost hunter's work gets TV afterlife in 'The Holzer Files'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The work of the late paranormal researcher Hans Holzer is getting an afterlife on TV. Holzer wrote more than 100 books starting with "Ghost Hunter" in 1963 and inc...

Versatile Forest Whitaker goes from crime boss to music man

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forest Whitaker plays a real-life crime boss in Epix's new drama series "Godfather of Harlem," with the commanding intensity expected from him. He's switching thin...

Patricia Heaton leaps generation gap in 'Carol's Second Act'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patricia Heaton is having a recurring dream she describes as "half prosperity, half panic," in which she and her husband are remodeling a massive apartment in New York City with a s...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' aim for records at Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Get the snacks and a scorecard ready for the 2019 Emmy Awards. As TV academy voters honor what they consider the small-screen's best, viewers can join in by tallyi...

It's no joke: women rule the Emmy comedy series category

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the winner of the best comedy series Emmy Award is announced Sunday, odds are good that a woman will be giving the acceptance speech. An unprecedented number ...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make last Emmy Awards stand

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politi...

YouTube star Lilly Singh makes bold leap to late-night TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The stubborn curfew barring female hosts from late-night network TV is about to be challenged. Viewer warning: expect more rule-breaking when NBC's "A Little Late With Lilly Singh" ...

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...