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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 17, 2018 6:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Reps.-elect Deb Haaland, D-N.M., Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., Donna Shalala, D-Fla., Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., and Lauren Underwood, D-Ill. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press"...

Arkansas man pleads not guilty to threatening Don Lemon

Nov. 15, 2018 6:50 PM EST

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to CNN anchor Don Lemon has pleaded not guilty. The Baxter Bulletin reports Benjamin Craig Matthews, 38, appeared in Baxter County Court Thursday . Matthews, who is from Mountain Home, about 110 miles (177...

Correction: Media-CNN vs Trump story

Nov. 15, 2018 2:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 14 about CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the AP and other news organizations had filed an amicus brief in support of CNN on Wednesday. The amicus brief has not been filed yet. A corrected version of the story...

Judge delays ruling on CNN reporter's White House credential

Nov. 15, 2018 2:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has delayed his decision on whether to order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly had been expected to announce his decision on the matter Thursday afternoon but delayed the...

NBC, CBS fighting for television ratings dominance

Nov. 13, 2018 4:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Score one week for NBC in what's becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings this season. NBC's victory in the most recent measurements provided by the Nielsen company means it has won bragging rights for three weeks so far this fall, with CBS also winning...

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 5-11

Nov. 13, 2018 4:37 PM EST

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 5-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Dallas at Philadelphia, NBC, 20.1 million. 2. NFL Football: Carolina at Pittsburgh, Fox, 14.8 million. 3. "NFL Pregame," NBC, 13.63 million. 4. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.85...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 9, 2018 5:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y.; White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; former Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Sen. Cory Gardner,...

White House suspends CNN's Acosta after Trump confrontation

Nov. 7, 2018 9:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference. They began sparring after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the...

Nielsen says 36.1 million people watched midterm returns

Nov. 7, 2018 6:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a good election turnout on television, too. The Nielsen company said Wednesday that 36.1 million people watched midterm election results on TV, a whopping 59 percent increase over the last midterms in 2014. For the last midterm election during Barack Obama's presidency, an...

Midterm coverage a roller-coaster, maybe to expected result

Nov. 7, 2018 10:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After hours of television commentating, swinging needles on election meters and reams of statistics from obscure counties called up on computer screens, CNN's Jake Tapper had a revelation about Tuesday's midterm elections. "Actually," he said, "this is pretty much what we thought was going...