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Daytime Emmys: 'The Young and the Restless' wins best drama

Jun. 27, 2020 1:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Young and the Restless” won best drama at the first virtual Daytime Emmys along with three acting trophies on Friday night, with some winners speaking out about racial injustice. Ellen DeGeneres accepted the trophy for best entertainment talk show for her self-titled...

President Donald Trump speaks during his campaign rally at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, June 20, 2020. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)

Trump rally flop in Tulsa, but a hit on television

Jun. 23, 2020 5:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Now it's apparent where many of President Donald Trump's supporters who stayed away from Saturday's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were instead: they were home watching it on television. Fox News Channel, which aired Trump's speech live, had the biggest Saturday night audience in the...

A Chinese paramilitary policeman wearing a face mask to protect against the new coronavirus stands guard outside the Australian Embassy in Beijing, Saturday, June 6, 2020. China is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing's latest attempt to punish the country for advocating an investigation into the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Australia voices concern over man sentenced to die in China

Jun. 15, 2020 5:04 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said Monday that his government is “very sad and concerned” by China's sentencing of an Australian man to death for drug trafficking, and that he had repeatedly raised with China the case of the 56-year-old former actor and...

In this photo made available Wednesday June 10, 2020 by ITV/Emmerdale, reduced production staff film a scene on the set of the television show 'Emmerdale' in Leeds, England. After weeks of shutdown, British soap opera “Emmerdale” is back in production, leading the industry when it comes to filming drama during social distancing. New health and safety methods were tested during a series of special lockdown episodes that showed the fictional family dramas of the rural Yorkshire village played out during the pandemic. (ITV/Emmerdale via AP)

British soap 'Emmerdale' leads in getting back to the set

Jun. 10, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After weeks of shutdown, British soap opera “Emmerdale” is back in production, leading the way when it comes to resuming regular filming during the coronavirus era. New health and safety methods were tested during a series of special lockdown episodes that showed the fictional...

Creator fires 'Law & Order' spin-off writer for online posts

Jun. 2, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A TV writer who has worked on “S.W.A.T.” and “Chicago P.D.” was fired from an upcoming “Law & Order” spin-off because of online posts about social unrest in Los Angeles. Craig Gore was dropped from NBC's “Law & Order: Organized...

This combination of photos released by AMC shows Sian Clifford, left, and Matthew Macfadyen in scenes from

AMC drama revisits 'Millionaire' quiz show coughing scandal

May. 28, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Any misconduct that attached to ABC's “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” was of the garden—variety business type. During the quiz's show initial 1999-2002 run, the network milked the unexpected hit with nightly airings until its ratings crashed. Then there was the...

This undated photo made available by Terry Cartwright Television Ltd shows the filming in London of “The First Team” a new BBC comedy drama series about a fictional soccer team. One of the executive producers is Tom Werner, the American chairman of Liverpool, who was a source of behind-the-scenes knowledge and footballing contacts. (Terry Cartwright Television Ltd via AP)

Soccer gets comedy series treatment with help from Liverpool

May. 22, 2020 8:03 AM EDT

Mattie Sullivan cannot believe he is making the leap from American soccer to the Premier League. The English club’s American chairman is delighted to be signing a player who can “sell some shirts back home" and hands over the contract to be signed. But the ink isn’t even dry when chairman...

FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, the cast of

ABC renews 19 shows, adds David E. Kelley drama 'Big Sky'

May. 21, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC is bringing back the lion’s share of its series for next season, including “black-ish,” “A Million Little Things” and “The Rookie.” They are among the 19 shows that will return in the 2020-21 season, the network said Thursday, adding...

FILE - This May 5, 2019 file photo shows host Mario Lopez on stage at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. The Daytime Emmy Awards are skipping a theater ceremony because of the coronavirus but the honors will be presented on a TV broadcast on June 26. Nominations for the 47th annual Daytime Emmys will be announced Thursday on CBS’ “The Talk,” with categories including best drama series, talk show and game show. The TV academy that organizes the daytime awards had announced it wouldn’t hold the traditional theater ceremony out of pandemic safety concerns. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Daytime Emmys back on TV, but with socially distanced show

May. 20, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Daytime Emmy Awards are skipping a theater ceremony because of the coronavirus but the honors will be presented on a TV broadcast. CBS' decision to air the awards on June 26 is a bright spot for the daytime honors, which had been consigned to an online presentation in recent years as...

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Queen Latifah arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Newark, N.J. Queen Latifah will step into the role of a retired special-ops agent who fiercely believes in justice in “Equalizer,” one of three new CBS shows for the 2020-21 season.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

CBS 'optimistic' about fall lineup despite production halt

May. 19, 2020 7:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS said it plans a fall schedule that's a close match to last season, but the network is keeping a watchful eye on when the industry will emerge from its virus-caused production shutdown. The majority of the network’s returning shows will be back in the time slots they held in...