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CBS gives no indication it will release Moonves findings

Dec. 18, 2018 6:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS offered no indication Tuesday that it would publicly release the findings of the report that led the network to deny a $120 million exit package to Leslie Moonves, the chief executive who was dismissed for sexual misconduct. Moonves, once the most powerful executive in the television...

Some advertisers leave Carlson show after immigrant comments

Dec. 18, 2018 5:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Some advertisers say they are leaving conservative host Tucker Carlson's show following his remarks that immigrants could make the U.S. "poorer and dirtier." It's the latest example of sponsors leaving a Fox News Channel show after controversy, but experts say the flap is likely to blow...

Nielsen's top programs for Dec. 10-16

Dec. 18, 2018 5:13 PM EST

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at L.A. Rams, NBC, 18.12 million. 2. NFL Football: L.A. Chargers at Kansas City, Fox, 17.41 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 14.55 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 12.28...

Football dominates television viewing as holiday nears

Dec. 18, 2018 5:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Professional football — the lifeblood of live television this time of year — illustrated its dominance in the ratings this past week. Four NFL games finished among the Nielsen company's 20 most popular prime-time programs, with NBC's Sunday night and Fox's Thursday contests...

Sheriff tried to avoid arrest: 'Jesus Christ, I'm a sheriff'

Dec. 18, 2018 8:33 AM EST

KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — A police report and bodycam video show that a Michigan sheriff accused of drunken driving asked a deputy not to arrest him. Television station WJRT obtained bodycam video from the Nov. 16 arrest of Midland County Sheriff Scott Stephenson, who later pleaded guilty to driving while...

Bomb explodes outside private Greek TV station, no one hurt

Dec. 17, 2018 6:42 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A powerful bomb exploded early Monday outside the southern Athens headquarters of Greece's private Skai broadcaster, which has been strongly critical of government policies, damaging the glass-fronted building but causing no injuries. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 15, 2018 4:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump; Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Dick Durbin, D-Ill. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Roy Blunt,...

The Latest: Cohen says Trump knew payments were wrong

Dec. 14, 2018 8:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen and President Donald Trump (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer says Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs with him "would...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 14, 2018 6:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump; Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Dick Durbin, D-Ill. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Former Housing Secretary Julian Castro, a possible 2020 Democratic...

CBS replacing head of struggling morning show

Dec. 14, 2018 12:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News is replacing the top executive at "CBS This Morning," which has struggled to maintain its footing since Charlie Rose was fired a year ago on sexual misconduct charges. The network announced Friday that executive producer Ryan Kadro will be leaving "CBS This Morning" and the...