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'The West Wing' cast reunites again, this time for a book

Oct. 19, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The stars of “The West Wing” are once again joining together, this time for a book about the award-winning White House television drama. On Monday, Dutton announced that it had acquired “What's Next: A Citizen's Guide to The West Wing,” organized by actors...

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'West Wing' reunites cast with a mission: get out the vote

Oct. 14, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While “The West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin was gratified to bring an episode of the drama series to life on the stage, he’d rather discuss the bigger return he wants to see. “We’re just trying to push fans of ‘The West Wing’ to the...

A member of the cleaning staff sprays The James Brady Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump's return means more anxiety for White House reporters

Oct. 6, 2020 10:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's return to the White House to recover from the coronavirus seems certain to raise the already heightened anxiety level of the journalists assigned to follow him. Three reporters have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days while covering a White House described...

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TV's 'Warrior' latest proof that Bruce Lee still holds sway

Oct. 2, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

Even nearly 50 years after his death, Bruce Lee can still make ripples. From this summer’s ESPN documentary, “Be Water,” to Quentin Tarantino’s heavily criticized depiction of him in “Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood,” the martial arts legend continues to captivate...

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard (13) is tackled by New Orleans Saints strong safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) and cornerback Marshon Lattimore in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TV

Sep. 29, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The surest sign of how the coronavirus shutdown has devastated the television industry is the fourth-place finish of CBS in what was nominally the first week of a new fall season. The network's viewership was down a whopping 61% from the premiere week last year, the Nielsen company said....

Something unusual is missing among Nielsen's top programs

Sep. 22, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's something missing in the Nielsen company's listing of last week's 20 most popular prime-time programs, something that once would have seemed inconceivable. Not a single scripted program is included — no drama or no comedy. The most-watched scripted show of the week, NBC's...

In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Catherine O'Hara accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for

A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards

Sep. 21, 2020 4:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. Zendaya, 24, became...

In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Jesse Armstrong, center, and the team from

The Latest: 'Succession' swipes the crown for best TV drama

Sep. 21, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest from the Emmy Awards (all times PDT): 8 p.m. “Succession” has taken its turn at the top. The HBO series won best television drama series at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night for its second season. It was the fourth Emmy of the night for...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020 file photo, the ViacomCBS headquarters is shown in New York's Times Square. ViacomCBS will rebrand its CBS All Access streaming service as Paramount Plus, set to debut early next year with new original shows. The exact launch date and pricing haven't been disclosed.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

ViacomCBS to rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount Plus

Sep. 15, 2020 10:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ViacomCBS will rebrand its CBS All Access streaming service as Paramount Plus, set to debut early next year with new, original shows. The expanded streaming service has been in the works since February, when CEO Bob Bakish said ViacomCBS planned to add “substantial content”...

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'Avengers' and 'Game of Thrones' star Diana Rigg dies at 82

Sep. 10, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Diana Rigg, a commanding British actress whose career stretched from iconic 1960s spy series “The Avengers” to fantasy juggernaut “Game of Thrones,” has died. She was 82. Rigg’s agent, Simon Beresford, said she died Thursday morning at home with her family....