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'Queens' hopes to earn the TV respect meant for royalty

Nov. 23, 2021 18:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Naturi Naughton read the script for ABC’s new music-inspired drama “Queens,” a feeling of déjà vu rushed through her. “It’s definitely a little eerie to me. When I read the script, I was like, ’Oh, this is what I lived though. I...

TV's 'Ghosts,' 'Wonder Years' are long-view ratings winners

Oct. 26, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At first glance, broadcast newcomers “Ghosts” and “The Wonder Years” have barely had a chance to prove themselves in the ratings. The CBS comedy “Ghosts” has shown early promise, so far landing just outside the top 20 for the young season...

Peter Scolari of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies,' dies at 66

Oct. 22, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on “Newhart” and a closeted dad on “Girls” and who was on Broadway with longtime friend Tom Hanks in “Lucky Guy," has died. He was 66. Scolari died...

Boo! Sitcom 'Ghosts' combos misfit spirits, feel-good charm

Oct. 14, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The title seems to be a dead giveaway, but there’s more to the new comedy “Ghosts” than things that go bump in the night. “We totally think of this show as ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ meets 'Ted Lasso,” said producer Joe Wiseman. ...

Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal: maintaining its integrity

Sep. 23, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik knew she’d be busy around this time of year, but not this busy. Besides starting production on a new season of Fox's sitcom “Call Me Kat,” Bialik was recalled to duty as a “Jeopardy!” guest host — the result of the quiz show's...

Emmys: ‘Crown,’ ‘Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit,' streaming triumph

Sep. 20, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to sweep top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry. ...

Emmys Latest: Sudeikis celebrates "big team win" for "Lasso"

Sep. 20, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

The Latest on The Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Jason Sudeikis took home best actor in a comedy series for his leading role in “Ted Lasso,” but the actor seemed more enthused to share the show’s victory with his...

Emmys: Jean Smart pays tribute to late husband in speech

Sep. 20, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

Jean Smart held back tears while accepting the best actress in a comedy series Emmy for her role in “Hacks,” which she dedicated to her late husband. “Before I say anything else, I have to acknowledge my late husband who passed away six months ago yesterday,”...

List of Emmy winners includes Jean Smart, 'Ted Lasso' actors

Sep. 19, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

List of main winners at the Emmy Awards: Comedy Series: “Ted Lasso.” Drama series: “The Crown” Limited Series: “The Queen’s Gambit” Actress, Drama Series: Olivia Colman, “The Crown” ...

‘Ted Lasso’ wins best comedy series Emmy award, the first top series honor for the fledgling Apple TV+ streaming service

Sep. 19, 2021 23:08 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ‘Ted Lasso’ wins best comedy series Emmy award, the first top series honor for the fledgling Apple TV+ streaming service.