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Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid

Sep. 22, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Comcast has emerged as the top bidder for European broadcaster Sky after a rare auction held by British regulators. After three rounds of secret bidding on Friday and Saturday, Comcast offered the higher price of 17.28 pounds ($22.58) per share for Sky, the equivalent of nearly 30 billion...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 22, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" —Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash.; David Perdue, R-Ga. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Reps. Trey...

Fox, Comcast bid for Sky in rare auction

Sep. 22, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Comcast and 21st Century Fox are contenders for the highest bid for European broadcaster Sky. The two companies are competing Saturday in a rare auction to determine which bid for Sky is the highest. The three-round auction began Friday after the London stock market closed. Britain's...

British regulator says Comcast has won an auction to formally bid for Sky, offering 29.6 billion pounds ($38.6 billion).

Sep. 22, 2018 2:32 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — British regulator says Comcast has won an auction to formally bid for Sky, offering 29.6 billion pounds ($38.6 billion).

Vin Scully makes rare public appearance at Dodgers game

Sep. 21, 2018 10:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully has made a rare public appearance at Dodger Stadium to help honor fellow Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrin. The Spanish-language broadcaster was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor, with his name joining Scully and such Dodgers greats as Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and Roy...

Jane Fonda, her life and men star in a revealing documentary

Sep. 21, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As beguiling and powerful as Jane Fonda is onscreen, she has yet to play a role that's a match for her whiplash-inducing life of artistry, celebrity and polarizing activism. Then there's the personal drama, including serial marriages to three very different husbands with their own claims...

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

Sep. 21, 2018 4:10 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor said Friday his office has received leads to more than 12 possible additional victims in the investigation of a surgeon and a female companion already charged with drugging and raping two women. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas told...

Wendy Williams' new hot topic: Helping substance abusers

Sep. 21, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk show diva Wendy Williams feels lucky to be alive after more than a decade of cocaine abuse and now wants to help others be present in their own lives. Williams has been giving back through the Hunter Foundation, created with husband Kevin Hunter, since 2014. The two recently added a...

76ers set to turn promising season into must-see TV

Sep. 21, 2018 2:55 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Ben Simmons is set to turn the 76ers into must-see TV. But he hopes to have another smash hit off the court. NBC has given a script commitment to "Brotherly Love," loosely based on the life of the Aussie-born NBA rookie of the year. Deadline described the pitch like this: "Brotherly...

Freddy Krueger ready to scare the cast of 'The Goldbergs'

Sep. 21, 2018 2:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddy Krueger is coming for "The Goldbergs." ABC announced Friday that Robert Englund is reprising his role as the "A Nightmare on Elm Street" slasher for a Halloween episode of the ABC sitcom. The show is keeping with its 1980s setting. The Krueger episode, titled "Nightmare on Elk...