Latest TV dramas News

Top TV moments: 'Roseanne,' Oprah's speech, message funerals

Dec. 14, 2018 10:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a remarkably dramatic year on television, with much of it unscripted. While prime-series including "This Is Us" and "Atlanta" reached notable emotional and provocative highs, TV impressively fulfilled its role as witness to gripping real-life events. We had the chance to see it...

Aaron Sorkin hits Broadway with an iconic courtroom drama

Dec. 11, 2018 3:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Sorkin is a huge fan of courtroom dramas, both as a reader and as a watcher. His first Broadway play was the swashbuckling military justice story, "A Few Good Men," and he's returned with another legal thriller this winter. But this time he had to shake off a real courtroom drama. A...

Some old favorites - very old - reappear on television

Dec. 11, 2018 3:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people who watched them. ABC's showing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the most-watched of a handful of holiday specials that aired in prime-time last week, reaching 5.3 million viewers, the Nielsen...

Crew member of Starz series 'Power' hit, killed at shoot

Dec. 10, 2018 4:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A production assistant on the Starz network drama series "Power" has been struck and killed by a vehicle while setting up traffic cones for a film production in Brooklyn. Police say 63-year-old Pedro Jimenez, of Manhattan, was pronounced dead at a hospital following the accident just before...

Jets OL Harrison's post-football path will include mystery

Dec. 7, 2018 3:12 PM EST

Jonotthan Harrison's career path after football will include lots of mystery. The New York Jets center has his sights set on helping solve murders as a larger-than-life homicide detective. "It sounds strange, but I'm a real puzzle-type guy," the 6-foot-4, 300-pound Harrison said with a smile. "I have all kinds of...

Russian chemistry teacher accused of setting up a drug lab

Dec. 7, 2018 2:38 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Prosecutors in St. Petersburg have charged two Russian high school teachers of producing and selling drugs, a case that Russian media have compared to the "Breaking Bad" television series. The prosecutors in Russia's second-largest city have accused a chemistry teacher of...

Dick Cheney biopic 'Vice' tops Golden Globes nominations

Dec. 6, 2018 2:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" staged an awards-season coup Thursday, landing a leading six nominations from the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards to narrowly edge more expected favorites like Bradley Cooper's tear-jerking revival "A Star Is Born," the interracial road-trip drama...

The Latest: 'Vice' leads Golden Globe nominees with 6 nods

Dec. 6, 2018 10:35 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6:05 a.m. Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" has swooped in to lead nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with six nods. The...

Former CBS chief Moonves accused of more sexual misconduct

Dec. 5, 2018 3:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An internal investigation of former CBS chief Les Moonves has turned up more evidence of sexual misconduct, as well as lying and destruction of evidence, throwing into jeopardy his $120 million severance package, The New York Times reported Wednesday. A look at what's known about the...

TV holiday joy means 'Wonderful Life,' Reba, romance, Santa

Nov. 30, 2018 5:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In need of a jolt of holiday joy? Or a comforting spot of romance or silliness or spirituality? Television has you covered. There are classic old movies ("It's a Wonderful Life") and a sleigh full of new wannabes; Christmas carols galore; the majesty of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; and,...