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After long wait, scripted shows return to network schedules

Nov. 17, 2020 6:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After the coronavirus pandemic sidelined creators and led to a delayed start of the traditional fall television season, scripted shows are beginning to return to network schedules. Not all of them, not yet. But the return was most apparent the week after the election, and already there are...

This image released by CBS shows Obba Babatund, portraying Daniel Harrison Sr., from left, Shemar Moore, portraying his son Hondo, and Deshae Frost, as Darryl, kneel in front of a mural in a scene from

'S.W.A.T.' dives into Black, police conflict in season debut

Nov. 10, 2020 8:38 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ghost of a bitter chapter for Los Angeles haunts the season debut of “S.W.A.T.,” which casts today’s police-connected African American deaths as part of a cruelly repetitive history. Series star Shemar Moore and executive producer Aaron Rahsaan Thomas are proud...

A man stops to watch election returns on electronic billboards in Times Square, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

After tense night, election mystery remains for media

Nov. 4, 2020 7:25 PM EST

After an extraordinary night of shifting vote counts and a rebuke of President Donald Trump, news organizations kept vigil Wednesday as Americans waited to learn who their next president would be. Methodical vote counting Wednesday left Democrat Joe Biden on the cusp of the presidency. The Associated Press said...

This image shows the logo for the online channel OML on Revry, devoted to women in the LGBTQ community. The channel debuts Thursday as part of Revry, a digital platform that offers free, ad-supported LGBTQ programming. (OML on Revry via AP)

New channel offers fare for women in the LGBTQ community

Oct. 29, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An online channel devoted to women in the LGBTQ community is launching with shows including a pandemic-set romantic comedy and a paranormal drama. The channel debuts Thursday as part of Revry, a digital platform that offers free, queer-focused programming, including the 24/7 Revry News...

Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens as President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)

NBC's Welker sharp in first turn as debate moderator

Oct. 22, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Moderator Kristen Welker — with the help of an offstage mute button — helped give Americans the substantive, crackling debate over leadership that had been missing so far during the 2020 presidential campaign. The NBC News White House correspondent worked hard Thursday to keep...

FILE - In this June 13, 2018 file photo, Channing Dungey arrives at the Women In Film Crystal and Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Dungey has been named chairman, Warner Bros. Television Group, starting her tenure at the studio early next year. The news was announced today by Ann Sarnoff, Chair and CEO, WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group, to whom she will report. Dungey will succeed Peter Roth who will be stepping down from his Studio responsibilities running the TV Group and its operating divisions in early 2021.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

Oct. 22, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Zendaya won last month’s Emmy Award for top drama series actress, her triumph seemed to underscore the TV industry’s progress toward inclusivity. The “Euphoria” star became the second Black winner in the category in five years, following Viola...

This combination photo shows the cast of the award-winning White House television drama.

'The West Wing' cast reunites again, this time for a book

Oct. 19, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The stars of “The West Wing” are once again joining together, this time for a book about the award-winning White House television drama. On Monday, Dutton announced that it had acquired “What's Next: A Citizen's Guide to The West Wing,” organized by actors...

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'West Wing' reunites cast with a mission: get out the vote

Oct. 14, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While “The West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin was gratified to bring an episode of the drama series to life on the stage, he’d rather discuss the bigger return he wants to see. “We’re just trying to push fans of ‘The West Wing’ to the...

A member of the cleaning staff sprays The James Brady Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump's return means more anxiety for White House reporters

Oct. 6, 2020 10:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's return to the White House to recover from the coronavirus seems certain to raise the already heightened anxiety level of the journalists assigned to follow him. Three reporters have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days while covering a White House described...

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TV's 'Warrior' latest proof that Bruce Lee still holds sway

Oct. 2, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

Even nearly 50 years after his death, Bruce Lee can still make ripples. From this summer’s ESPN documentary, “Be Water,” to Quentin Tarantino’s heavily criticized depiction of him in “Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood,” the martial arts legend continues to captivate...