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HBO leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation

Jan. 19, 2022 13:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO and HBO Max have become the top contenders at the GLAAD Media Awards with a combined 19 nominations, landing the bulk of its nods for its TV shows like “Hacks,” “The Other Two” and “The Sex Lives of College Girls.” The annual awards honors media for...

Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88

Jan. 15, 2022 19:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, died Saturday, his family said. He was 88. Emery passed away peacefully of natural causes, surrounded by family, at Tristar...

Sky Sports News off US television due to NBCSN shutdown

Jan. 03, 2022 15:23 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sky Sports News has been dropped from U.S. television following the shutdown of the NBC Sports Network. SSN, the leading outlet of British and European soccer news on U.S. television, was broadcast on Fox Soccer Channel for many years, then was dropped when...

Chicago plans largest NYE fireworks show with COVID measures

Dec. 29, 2021 16:23 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago will host its largest New Year’s fireworks display in city history after canceling last year’s celebrations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters Wednesday that the celebration after last year's hiatus was planned with...

Football, reality competition conclusions dominate TV

Dec. 21, 2021 17:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Football and other forms of televised competition — the season finales of some popular reality shows — dominated the Nielsen company's weekly list of the most popular shows on television. Four separate NFL games were on Nielsen's list of the most popular...

Miss America turns 100. Will she last another 100 years?

Dec. 14, 2021 15:47 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — As Miss America turns 100, a major question remains unanswered: Is she still relevant? The glitzy competition, born from a 1921 Atlantic City beauty contest just a year after women were given the right to vote, maintains a complicated presence in American...

A defining image: Rittenhouse nearly crumbles out of picture

Nov. 19, 2021 23:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As the last of five “not guilty” verdicts were read aloud on Friday, Kyle Rittenhouse shook with sobs and collapsed, nearly falling out of sight of the television camera fixed on him in a Wisconsin courtroom. It was instantly the defining image of...

Fox's 'The Five' scores rare win for daytime; NFL takes top

Nov. 09, 2021 21:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's prime-time lineup gets plenty of attention, but, lately, the network's viewers have been drawn to an early-bird special. In October, Fox's “The Five” eclipsed every show on cable news in popularity for the first time ever, the...