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MSNBC expands weekend programming, gives Hunt weekday shift

Sep. 10, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC is giving Washington correspondent Kasie Hunt a pre-morning coffee shift on weekdays and expanding its weekend lineup to have more live hours of news. Hunt will revive the “Way Too Early” news program that will air at 5 a.m. Eastern on weekdays, leading into...

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Current events push 'Black Panther,' Fox News to big ratings

Sep. 1, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A special airing of “Black Panther" in the wake of the death of star Chadwick Boseman was a bright spot for the broadcast networks in a ratings week otherwise utterly dominated by Fox News Channel's coverage of the Republican National Convention. ABC's last-minute scheduling...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

ABC's Muir, Democratic convention on cable TV lead ratings

Aug. 25, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In this pandemic season, ABC's David Muir has emerged as broadcast television's star of the summer. The “World News Tonight” anchor's nightly summary averaged 8.2 million viewers last week, more than any prime-time program on television, the Nielsen company said. ABC's...

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Republican Convention takeaways: All Trump, all the time

Aug. 25, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump aggressively asserted control over the Republican National Convention on Monday, overshadowing the prime-time speakers, as he made clear he wants voters to focus on him. Takeaways from the first night of the convention: AN OMNIPRESENT CONVENTION PRESENCE Trump....

President Donald Trump speaks to the 2020 Council for National Policy Meeting, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's vision of American greatness at center of convention

Aug. 23, 2020 10:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will aim to recast the story of Donald Trump's presidency when they hold their national convention, featuring speakers drawn from everyday life as well as cable news and the White House while drawing a stark contrast with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Trump is...

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) denies wide receiver Lil'Jordan Humphrey (84) the ball during a one on one play during NFL football training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center in Metairie, La., Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (David Grunfeld/The Advocate via AP, Pool)

Saints' Jenkins primed for campaigns on and off the field

Aug. 20, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Malcolm Jenkins sees historically significant opportunities before him with both the contending New Orleans Saints and with a racial justice movement that has gathered burgeoning momentum in recent months. He also sees no reason why his focus on one should necessarily come at the...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is seen in a video feed from Delaware with his wife Jill Biden, and his grandchildren at his side, after winning the votes to become the Democratic Party's 2020 nominee for President, during the second night of the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisc., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Pool via AP)

Democrats nominate Biden for epic challenge to oust Trump

Aug. 19, 2020 12:49 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their presidential candidate Tuesday night, with party elders, a new generation of politicians and voters in every state joining together in an extraordinary, pandemic-cramped virtual convention to send him into the general election campaign...

'60 Minutes' leads quiet week in Nielsen ratings

Aug. 18, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Led by the reliable “60 Minutes” on CBS, news programming dominated the television rankings on a quiet week in mid-August. Nine of the 20 most popular programs were news or commentary shows, eight of them on Fox News Channel, the Nielsen company said. CBS was the most popular...

Dems put divides aside, rally behind Biden at convention

Aug. 18, 2020 12:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama delivered a passionate condemnation of President Donald Trump during Monday's opening night of the Democratic National Convention, declaring him “in over his head” and warning that the nation's mounting crises would only get worse if he's reelected over Joe...

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Fox news, business cable channels to stream internationally

Aug. 11, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fox News and Fox Business channels are going international. A digital streaming service with the pair will launch in Mexico on Aug. 20, expanding to Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom on Sept. 17, Fox News Media said Tuesday. Fox News International will be available in 20...