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Fox News names Hemmer to take over Smith's time slot

Dec. 9, 2019 1:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran anchor Bill Hemmer will replace Shepard Smith on Fox News Channel's afternoon newscast, the network announced Monday. Hemmer has been with Fox News since 2005, after previously working at CNN. He has most recently been a co-host of Fox's 10 a.m. news program, which now has an...

Nadler says committee vote on impeachment possible this week

Dec. 8, 2019 3:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speeding toward impeachment, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he expects a committee vote soon on charges against President Donald Trump that will focus on abuse of power on Ukraine in a bid to get an unfair advantage in U.S. elections and obstruction in the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 7, 2019 7:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's “This Week" — Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.; Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press" — Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Denny Heck, D-Wash.; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.. ___ CBS'...

November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

Dec. 4, 2019 4:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there's a new king of broadcast television — at least for now. The network ended CBS' 18-year winning streak in November, a period when ratings are watched closely to set advertising rates. A combination of factors,...

Wall builder who pitched to Trump on Fox wins $400M contract

Dec. 3, 2019 8:31 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tommy Fisher’s ambitious plan to win a border wall contract included what could be the next best thing to making a pitch directly to President Donald Trump himself — talking to him through his favorite cable TV channel, Fox News. And it just may have worked....

CBS moves ‘Evening News’ to Washington

Dec. 2, 2019 4:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anchor Norah O’Donnell’s move from New York to Washington gives the “CBS Evening News” a unique calling card among the three network newscasts starting Monday. Although nightly newscasts have split home bases in the past, this will be the first time either the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 29, 2019 7:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., and Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Secretary of State John Kerry, Democratic...

Hearings great for cable news, less so for broadcast

Nov. 26, 2019 6:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Five days of impeachment hearings were a boon to programmers and accountants at the cable news networks. For the big broadcasters, not so much. The daytime hearing audience ranged from a high of 13.8 million on opening day to a low of 11 million on the third day, the Nielsen company said....

Nancy Grace joins Fox Nation streaming service

Nov. 26, 2019 5:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former CNN mainstay Nancy Grace is signing up for a crime show on Fox Nation, an illustration of how Fox News’ streaming service has evolved counter to expectations one year into operation. Cameras will show her delivering her podcast and SiriusXM radio show, “Crime Stories...

Honduran journalist killed leaving station

Nov. 26, 2019 2:00 PM EST

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities say a television journalist has been shot to death shortly after leaving his station. Security spokesman Jair Meza Barahona says that José Arita was killed after leaving Channel 12 in the north coast city of Puerto Cortes Monday night. The initial...