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Nielsen's top programs for July 8-14

Jul. 16, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 9.81 million. 2. MLB All-Star Game, Fox, 8.15 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.35 million. 4. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 6.05 million. 5. "Bring...

Nielsen's top programs for July 1-7

Jul. 10, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 1-7. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 6.82 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.8 million. 3. "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks," NBC, 5.87 million. 4. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 5.77...

The Latest: Gov. Newsom says Trump wants to help California

Jul. 6, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 4 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says President Donald Trump has called him and expressed commitment to helping California recover from two earthquakes that hit the state in as many days. Speaking to...

Nielsen's top programs for June 24-30

Jul. 2, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 24-30. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "Democratic Debate" (Thursday), NBC, MSNBC, Telemundo, 18.1 million. 2. "Democratic Debate" (Wednesday), NBC, MSNBC, Telemundo, 15.3 million. 3. "America's Got Talent,"...

Widodo seals 2nd term as Indonesia leader after court battle

Jun. 27, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's top court Thursday rejected a losing presidential candidate's allegations of massive and systematic election fraud, sealing a second term for Joko Widodo, who in fending off the rising power of Islamists has drifted toward authoritarian tactics. The Constitutional...

Nielsen's top programs for June 17-23

Jun. 25, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 10 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.1 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.2 million. 4. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 5.6 million. 5....

One Championship plans 80 shows, big roster expansion in '20

Jun. 19, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

One Championship plans to stage about 80 martial arts shows in 2020, and the MMA promotion will roughly double its roster of fighters to do it. One CEO Chatri Sityodtong revealed his latest plans for ambitious expansion to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The promotion is putting on 45 events this year in Asia,...

Nielsen's top programs for June 10-16

Jun. 18, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NBA Finals: Toronto at Golden State, Game 6, ABC, 18.76 million. 2. NBA Finals: Golden State at Toronto, Game 5, ABC, 18.6 million. 3. "America's Got Talent," ABC, 9.46...

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died

Jun. 12, 2019 4:56 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died. In an interview broadcast Tuesday evening by Swiss television RTS, Macron said the death of the tree shouldn't be read as a...

Nielsen's top programs for June 3-9

Jun. 11, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 3-9. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NBA Finals: Toronto at Golden State, Game 3, ABC, 13.35 million. 2. NBA Finals: Toronto at Golden State, Game 4, ABC, 12.79 million. 3. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 9.82...