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Only 3 returning big network shows see rise in live viewers

Oct. 15, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's sophomore drama "A Million Little Things," reality show "Shark Tank" and the Fox first-responders drama "9-1-1" have something in common that they can take pride in. Over the first three weeks of the television season, they are the only three of 49 prime-time shows returning to ABC,...

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 7-13

Oct. 15, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 7-13. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: N.Y. Giants at New England, Fox, 16.26 million. 2. NFL Football: Pittsburgh at L.A. Chargers, NBC, 14.89 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 12.41 million. 4. NFL...

'Chrisley Knows Best' stars sue Georgia tax official

Oct. 15, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Reality television personalities Todd and Julie Chrisley on Tuesday accused a Georgia tax official of abusing his office to pursue "bogus tax evasion claims" against them. The "Chrisley Knows Best" stars filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Joshua Waites, the director of the Georgia...

'Grease' spinoff set for new streaming service HBO Max

Oct. 15, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spinoff series inspired by the 1978 movie musical "Grease" has been ordered by HBO Max. The streaming service said Tuesday that "Grease: Rydell High" will be set in the 1950s, the same era as the film, and will include new and familiar characters. The music also will be a mix, with...

ABC apologizes for video wrongly said to be from Syria

Oct. 15, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is apologizing for airing a video that it said depicted a Turkish attack on Kurds in Syria, but instead was taken at a military gun demonstration in Kentucky. The brief footage was aired on "World News Tonight" Sunday and "Good Morning America" on Monday. The network said it...

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

Oct. 15, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw Tuesday in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang. Specific details of the game weren't immediately available. South Korean soccer officials were unable to watch a telecast of the historic game at Kim...

Trump calls for Spicer votes on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Oct. 14, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to influence votes on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." Trump on Monday tweeted that viewers should vote for former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. The president called Spicer a "good guy" and wrote "he has always been there for us!" Spicer tweeted...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 12, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Reps. Jim Himes, D-Conn., and Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.; former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. ___ CBS' "Face the...

Fire badly damages Washington state food bank

Oct. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP) — A food bank that serves roughly 1,100 people in Pierce County, Washington was damaged in a fire Friday, and officials don't yet know how much food, if any, can be saved. Families in need of food showed up throughout the day of the fire and were directed to other food banks for help,...

Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for 'Jackie Brown,' dies at 78

Oct. 12, 2019 2:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," died Friday. He was 78. Publicist Kathie Berlin said Forster died of brain cancer following a brief illness. He was at...