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Pakistan revokes permit for TV over alleged anti-army remark

Aug. 12, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities on Friday revoked a broadcast permit for a private television station after it was taken off air following an interview during which an opposition party official allegedly incited troops and officers against the military leadership. ...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 1

Aug. 09, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.24 million. 2. “60 Minutes Presents,” CBS, 5.93 million. 3. NFL Pre-Season Hall of Fame Game (Raiders vs. Jaguars), NBC, 5.48 million. 4. “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC, 4.73...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of July 25

Aug. 02, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

1. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.47 million. 2. “60 Minutes Presents,” CBS, 6.04 million. 3. “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC, 4.53 million. 4. “Big Brother” (Sunday), CBS, 4.07 million. 5. “America's Funniest Home...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of July 18

Jul. 26, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the week of July 18-24, the top 20 prime-time shows, their networks and viewerships: 1. Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Fox, 7.51 million. 2. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.15 million. 3. “60 Minutes...

'Succession' tops Emmy nominations, 'Squid Game' also scores

Jul. 12, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Succession” received a leading 25 Emmy nominations Tuesday, but the satirical drama about the rich and ruthless has a landmark rival in “Squid Game,” the first non-English language series to vie for television’s top honor. Netflix's “Squid Game,” a...

Daytime Emmys return to live in-person show, 'Y&R' tops noms

Jun. 23, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After two years of real-life drama and isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic, the stars and shows of daytime television are gathering in person to hand out trophies at the Daytime Emmys. Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner of “Entertainment Tonight”...

Fox News aside, blanket TV coverage set for Jan. 6 hearing

Jun. 08, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television viewers will find nearly blanket prime-time coverage of a Congressional hearing Thursday on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, with the exception of Fox News Channel. Fox News will cover the first in a series of House Select Committee public hearings as “news...

'Stranger Things' return encourages weekend binging

Jun. 01, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For millions of fans of Netflix's sci-fi drama “Stranger Things,” there's little mystery in how they spent their Memorial Day weekend. Netflix released seven new episodes of the show's much awaited fourth season and said that a record-setting 286 million hours...

Live updates | Zelenskyy says Russia hopes for famine crisis

May. 30, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukraineian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says the Russian blockade of Ukrainian sea ports prevents Kyiv from exporting 22 million tons of grain. In his nightly address Monday, Zelenskyy said the result is the threat of famine in countries dependent on the grain and...

French 32-year-old journalist is killed in Ukraine

May. 30, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A 32-year-old French journalist was killed Monday in eastern Ukraine, fatally hit by shell shrapnel while covering a Ukrainian evacuation operation, according to the French news broadcaster he worked for. BFM TV said Frédéric Leclerc-Imhoff was killed as he was...