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Video shows Trump, Epstein chatting at 1992 Mar-a-Lago party

Jul. 17, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Video footage unearthed by NBC News shows Donald Trump and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein chatting at a party at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in 1992. NBC said the video posted Wednesday was recorded as part of a profile of Trump, who was newly divorced at the time. It shows the future...

Baseball's Home Run Derby proves a popular summer event

Jul. 16, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball's All-Star game is fading as a midsummer television attraction, but the adjunct Home Run Derby is becoming popular in its own right. The Nielsen company says a little more than 8 million people watched Tuesday's All-Star game on Fox, enough to be the second-most popular thing on...

Nielsen's top programs for July 8-14

Jul. 16, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 9.81 million. 2. MLB All-Star Game, Fox, 8.15 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.35 million. 4. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 6.05 million. 5. "Bring...

CBS News takes some chances with new anchor, Norah O'Donnell

Jul. 14, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Long consigned to the evening news ratings basement, CBS News figures it can't hurt to take some chances. The first was the appointment of a new anchor, Norah O'Donnell, who takes over Monday at the start of what promises to be a busy midsummer week. The second comes in November, when the...

Iran spy TV show glorifies hard-liners imprisoning reporter

Jul. 14, 2019 6:22 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Farsi caption has unfurled across the black screen of a channel of Iranian state television every night for days now, promising viewers that what they are about to witness is "based on a real case." But the slick graphics, chase scenes and gunfights of "Gando" serve a far different...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 13, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; investor and liberal activist Tom Steyer. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and...

Fox News viewers flock to Trump's holiday speech

Jul. 10, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fourth of July meant hot dogs, fireworks and President Donald Trump for many Fox News viewers. Fox News reached an average of 4.09 million viewers between 6 and 8 p.m. EDT last Thursday for its coverage of Trump's much-discussed holiday parade in Washington, D.C., the Nielsen company...

Nielsen's top programs for July 1-7

Jul. 10, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 1-7. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent," NBC, 6.82 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.8 million. 3. "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks," NBC, 5.87 million. 4. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 5.77...

NBC's Lester Holt to get Walter Cronkite journalism award

Jul. 9, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its 2019 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to Lester Holt, news anchor for NBC. Holt has anchored NBC's flagship "Nightly News" broadcast since 2015, following eight years as anchor of the newscast's weekend edition and 12 years as...

Trump ramping up criticisms of Fox, usually a friendly venue

Jul. 8, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — During a live segment on a cable news network, from a sports bar in France where patrons were celebrating the United States women's World Cup Championship, a profane chant about President Donald Trump broke out. The First Viewer was not pleased. But the object of his ire was not CNN or...