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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...

Sara Gilbert exits 'The Talk,' cites work-life balance

Apr. 9, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sara Gilbert is leaving the daytime talk show she helped launch. Gilbert announced Tuesday on CBS' "The Talk" that she's decided to exit as a co-host because of her packed work and personal schedule. Gilbert, who produces and stars on ABC's "The Conners," said her life was "slightly out...