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Russian army chief in Syria meets Kurds over Turkey tensions

Nov. 28, 2022 15:13 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The chief of Russian forces in Syria has met with a Kurdish commander over threats by Turkey to launch a new incursion into northern Syria, a Kurdish spokesman and an Arab TV station said Monday. Siamand Ali, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces,...

Argentina-Mexico World Cup Spanish TV gets 8.9M US viewers

Nov. 28, 2022 06:39 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Argentina’s 2-0 win over Mexico was the most-watched Spanish-language World Cup group stage broadcast in U.S. history, drawing 8.9 million viewers on Telemundo television and the streaming services of Telemundo and Peacock. The game, which started at 2 p.m. EST...

US-England World Cup game seen by 19.98M on US television

Nov. 27, 2022 13:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ 0-0 draw against England in the World Cup drew 19.98 million viewers for English- and Spanish-language broadcasts, the third-most watched men’s soccer game on U.S. television. The match, which kicked off at 2 p.m. EST on Friday, was seen by...

Giants-Cowboys sets NFL regular-season record for viewers

Nov. 25, 2022 20:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Thanksgiving afternoon game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys set the mark for the most-watched NFL regular-season game on record. The Cowboys 28-20 victory on Fox averaged 42 million viewers, according to Nielsen, surpassing the 41.55 million...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 25, 2022 18:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Reps. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Mike Turner, R-Ohio; Dr. Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Gov. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Rep. James Comer, R-Ky.; Dr. Anthony...

Football leads Nielsens; Fox's Hannity helped by Trump

Nov. 25, 2022 11:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the Nielsen company's list of the 20 most-watched programs on prime-time television for the week of Nov. 14-20. 1. NFL Football: Kansas City at L.A. Chargers, NBC, 17.89 million. 2. NFL Football: Washington at Philadelphia, ESPN, 12.77 million....

World Cup draws record viewership to Telemundo and Peacock

Nov. 24, 2022 13:45 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The World Cup is drawing record viewership to Spanish-language broadcasts on Telemundo and Peacock, with Mexico’s match against Poland giving the digital streaming platforms their biggest weekday in total consumption. Mexico's win on Tuesday was the...

Air pollution monitoring to increase for Oregon communities

Nov. 24, 2022 11:11 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two of Oregon’s most economically disadvantaged and racially diverse communities — one in Portland and the other on the south coast — are getting a boost in their fight against air pollution. The air-quality challenges facing “environmental justice...

TV meteorologist, pilot die in news helicopter crash

Nov. 22, 2022 18:18 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A helicopter pilot and a meteorologist who worked for a North Carolina television station died Tuesday when a news helicopter crashed along a Charlotte-area interstate, with police praising the pilot for heroically avoiding the roadway in his final moments. ...

World Cup opener watched by 7.2 million viewers in US

Nov. 22, 2022 11:31 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ecuador's 2-0 win over Qatar in this year's World Cup opener was seen by 7.2 million television viewers in the United States. The game Sunday was seen by 3.228 million on the English-language telecast on FS1 and Fox's streaming services. It was viewed by 4 million...