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Kim Godwin named ABC News president, CBS' Zirinsky to exit

Apr. 14, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC named Kim Godwin as its news division president on Wednesday, making her the first Black woman to be the top news executive at a broadcast network. Godwin has been second-in-command at CBS News, which learned Wednesday that its own division...

Ample opportunities for viewers to follow Chauvin trial

Mar. 29, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — American news consumers have a multitude of options to follow the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in the death of George Floyd, which began on Monday with a chilling rerun. Opening the case in a Minnesota courtroom, prosecutor Jerry...

For television, NFL deal is likely a matter of survival

Mar. 22, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The $113 billion deal to telecast NFL games through 2033 is head-swimmingly large — until you consider that the very survival of broadcast networks as we know them may depend upon it. The deal announced by the NFL and media companies last Thursday...

World viewership of royals' interview nearly 50 million

Mar. 09, 2021 18:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Worldwide viewership of Oprah Winfrey's interview with British royals Prince Harry and Meghan is up to nearly 50 million people — and counting — as CBS quickly scheduled a Friday night rerun for anyone who missed it the first time. The estimate of...

Will Paramount+ be a mountain or a molehill in streaming?

Mar. 04, 2021 08:59 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Paramount+ debuts Thursday as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from ViacomCBS. It's betting that consumers are willing to add yet another paid streaming service in an increasingly crowded field. Its...