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Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster

May. 26, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. Pelley was forced out of the position in 2017 after six years on the job. The "60 Minutes" correspondent told CNN's...

"Big Bang Theory" finale gets galactic ratings to win week

May. 21, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In its last blast, "The Big Bang Theory" topped the TV ratings by a light-year. The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy's 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. Sunday night's...

New network TV shows compete with controversy for attention

May. 17, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When broadcasters staged their annual, extravagant showcases for next season's shows, they were after media-buyers' hearts and wallets and headlines about, say, wooing award-winner Edie Falco for a police series or Jimmy Smits of "L.A. Law" fame back to a new legal drama. Then unwelcome...

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after star faced misconduct claim

May. 15, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza Dushku. Dushku said she was written off the show after complaining...

'Big Bang' tops 'Thrones' in ratings race of departing shows

May. 14, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" edged out "Game of Thrones" as the two beloved TV behemoths again topped the ratings as they approach their finales. CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" drew 12.6 million live viewers last week, while HBO's "Game of Thrones" had 12.5 million, the Nielsen company said. It was...

ABC again the top network in report on Asian Americans on TV

May. 1, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

Major television networks are hitting far more lows than highs in tapping into Asian American talent, according to a study released Wednesday by the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition. The advocacy group's annual report on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX came on the first day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month....