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This image released by MTV shows the current cast of MTV’s reality competition series, “The Challenge.” Currently airing its 35th season, the coronavirus pandemic has allowed “The Challenge” to draw in new viewers to its consistently loyal fanbase. This season’s premiere gained its highest rating in more than 14 years. (MTV via AP)

After 35 seasons, MTV's 'The Challenge' still going strong

Jul. 7, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Before “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race” and “American Ninja Warrior,” there was MTV’s “The Challenge.” It’s often brought big ratings and memorable moments for the network, but longtime host T.J. Lavin doesn’t...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick arrives for a workout for NFL football scouts and media in Riverdale, Ga. Colin Kaepernick will be featured in an exclusive docuseries produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co. The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Company was announced Monday, July 6, 2020.  (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File)

Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Jul. 6, 2020 12:36 PM EDT

Colin Kaepernick will be featured in a documentary series produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co. The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Co. was announced Monday. The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted...

FILE - This Sept. 10, 2019, file photo shows Kim Kardashian arriving to the Serena Williams fashion show during Fashion Week in New York. Kim Kardashian West is selling a stake in her beauty brand for $200 million, in a deal that values the TV reality star's three-year-old business at $1 billion. The buyer is Covergirl owner Coty Inc., which will get a 20% stake in KKW Beauty.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Kim Kardashian West sells stake in beauty brand for $200M

Jun. 29, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West is selling a stake in her beauty brand for $200 million, in a deal that values the TV reality star's three-year-old business at $1 billion. The buyer is Covergirl owner Coty Inc., which will get a 20% stake in KKW Beauty. Coty seems to be enamored with the Kardashians:...

This image released by HBO shows late writer Michelle McNamara from the six-part docuseries “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” debuting on Sunday. (HBO via AP)

New HBO series looks at lives disrupted by a serial killer

Jun. 25, 2020 10:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's said that documentary filmmaking is all about being in the right place at the right time. If so, director Liz Garbus has been doubly lucky with her latest project. Two years ago, she and her team started filming their series on the hunt for the still-unknown Golden State Killer, whose...

Atlanta reality TV star charged with misusing relief funds

Jun. 24, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A reality television star who appeared on the show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” was indicted Wednesday for allegedly using coronavirus relief funds intended to help small businesses survive to pay for luxuries such as a Rolls-Royce and custom jewelry, federal officials said....

MTV fires 'Siesta Key' star as new season continues

Jun. 17, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

SIESTA KEY, Fla. (AP) — One of the stars of MTV's Florida-based reality show “Siesta Key” has been fired. MTV posted the decision to remove Alex Kompothecras, 25, on the show's official Twitter account Tuesday evening. “We’ve made the decision to cut ties with Alex and are...

FILE - This Sept. 17, 2018 file photo shows Leslie Jones at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The former

ABC's fall TV schedule is set, but virus has say on timing

Jun. 17, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC’s fall schedule released Wednesday optimistically details its plans, including a new thriller from the creator of “Big Little Lies.” But there’s a key element missing — the debut dates made uncertain by the coronavirus pandemic. “I am hopeful...

FILE - This Sept. 17, 2018 file photo shows Leslie Jones at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The former

ABC's fall TV schedule is set, but virus has say on timing

Jun. 17, 2020 1:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC’s fall schedule released Wednesday optimistically details its plans, including a new thriller from the creator of “Big Little Lies." But there's a key element missing — the debut dates made uncertain by the coronavirus pandemic. “I am hopeful that the...

In this image released by Hulu, Emiliano Marentes, left, owner of Elemi, appears in his kitchen as host Padma Lakshmi looks on, in a scene from

Padma Lakshmi gets political with series cheering immigrants

Jun. 16, 2020 11:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Padma Lakshmi has watched in anger as some politicians denigrate immigrants. She's been left seething as newcomers are discriminated against or targeted. So she has responded with something she knows quite a lot about: food. Specifically, immigrant food: burritos, dosas, crab boil, pad...

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New this week: Neil Young, 'Miss Juneteenth,' Padma Lakshmi

Jun. 15, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES —“Miss Juneteenth”: In Channing Godfrey Peoples’ leisurely first feature, Turquise Jones (Nicole...