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'Lord of the Rings’ series trailer debuts at Comic-Con

Jul. 22, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

Comic-Con audiences got a sneak peek at the new “Lord of the Rings” series “The Rings of Power” Friday in San Diego. Amazon Studios unveiled a new trailer for the show, set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings." Stephen...

Jan. 6 hearing dominates top TV networks — except one

Jul. 22, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — America's top television networks on Thursday turned prime time over to a gripping account of former President Donald Trump's actions during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol — with one prominent exception. The top-rated news network, Fox News Channel,...

No charges for 'Late Show' crew arrested on Capitol Hill

Jul. 19, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Monday they have declined to bring charges against nine people associated with CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” who were arrested in a building in the U.S. Capitol complex last month. The decision, made by the U.S. attorney’s...

'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...

Partial list of Emmy Award nominees

Jul. 12, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of nominees for the 2022 prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com: Comedy Series: “Abbott Elementary”; “Barry”; “Curb Your Enthusiasm”; “Hacks”;...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jul. 04, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. June 29, 2022. Editorial: Lawmakers should force TCEQ to get tougher on polluters A state advisory panel this month described the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as “a reluctant regulator” that should do more to protect Texans...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jun. 22, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. June 20, 2022. Editorial: Hunting humans: Ludicrous Eric Greitens hits a new low targeting fellow Republicans Missourians have long been accustomed to boorish behavior from Eric Greitens, the disgraced former governor credibly accused of tying up and...

Colbert says his staffers guilty of 'first-degree puppetry'

Jun. 21, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert pronounced his staff members who were arrested at a congressional office building last week as guilty of “first-degree puppetry,” and lashed out at those comparing the incident to the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot. That includes Fox News...

The moments resonating from the Jan. 6 hearings (so far)

Jun. 20, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — By the numbers, the Jan. 6 committee hearings attracted 20 million live viewers on opening night, 11 million for the first daytime session and nearly 9 million for Thursday's third installment. Yet those traditional Nielsen company yardsticks don't begin to measure...

MLB moving forward with long-delayed 13-pitcher limit

Jun. 19, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Come Monday, there is going to be a little more room in big league bullpens, from Seattle to Tampa Bay, and plenty of places in between. Major League Baseball is moving forward with its oft-delayed plan for a 13-pitcher limit on active rosters. The move could affect...