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Judge delays sentence for 'The Bachelor' star in Iowa crash

May. 21, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge will not consider requests from a dead farmer's relatives to impose prison time when she sentences "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of the accident that killed the man, she ruled Tuesday. The wife and sons of farmer Kenneth Mosher are not considered...

"Big Bang Theory" finale gets galactic ratings to win week

May. 21, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In its last blast, "The Big Bang Theory" topped the TV ratings by a light-year. The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy's 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. Sunday night's...

Nielsen's top programs for May 13-19

May. 21, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 18.5 million. 2. "Game of Thrones," HBO, 13.61 million. 3. "Young Sheldon," CBS, 13.6 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 11.7 million. 5. "Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang...

Alabama Public Television won't run 'Arthur' gay wedding

May. 21, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur" because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner. APT...

Why Quebec endlessly beckons those on a bicycle

May. 21, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much.  In Quebec City and its hinterlands, cyclists plunge into a history shaped by French explorers, the Roman Catholic Church, aboriginal...

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion

May. 21, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The cost of English Premier League broadcast rights has risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons. Despite a drop in the value of domestic rights, interim chief executive Richard Masters says foreign broadcasters are paying about 30% more for games....

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity's impact

May. 21, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

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 saw how the money was being spent, and how it's impacting these kids on a very real level and giving them a better shot at...

New Coke, from 1985, makes comeback with 'Stranger Things'

May. 21, 2019 9:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola drinkers will get a chance to relive one of the company's darker chapters as New Coke makes a comeback under a partnership with the Netflix drama "Stranger Things," the companies announced Tuesday. Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1985, when Coca-Cola changed...

Author: 'Game of Thrones' finale was ending, also beginning

May. 21, 2019 7:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What's next for "Game of Thrones?" The author, whose work was adapted into the HBO series that drew a record-setting numbers of viewers for Sunday's finale, says it's "been a wild ride." George RR Martin wrote on Monday that it "was an ending, but it was also a beginning." The 70-year-old...

Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems

May. 21, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a "hate-for-profit racket." Pete Buttigieg used Fox News' own air to criticize two of its most popular personalities. Whether...