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Man or cyborg? 'Jeopardy!' champ passes $1 million mark

Apr. 24, 2019 3:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect "Jeopardy!" contestant. But given how he's made a level of excellence rarely seen on the television quiz show appear almost mundane, it sometimes seems that way. Holzhauer eclipsed the $1 million mark...

Brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers, claiming defamation

Apr. 23, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself sued the "Empire" actor's attorneys on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation by continuing to insist publicly that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on Smollett despite knowing...

Mueller report release not exactly appointment viewing

Apr. 23, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Given all the attention it has received over the past two years, the actual release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report wasn't exactly appointment television viewing. The ABC, CBS and NBC broadcast networks and the cable's CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC collectively averaged 12.7...

Nielsen's top programs for April 15-21

Apr. 23, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 15-21. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NCIS," CBS, 11.89 million. 2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 11.45 million. 3. "Game of Thrones," HBO, 10.29 million. 4. "FBI," CBS, 8.77 million. 5. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.47 million. 6....

The Latest: Smollett's attorneys call lawsuit 'ridiculous'

Apr. 23, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed against Jussie Smollett's attorneys (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Jussie Smollett's attorneys say a lawsuit accusing them of defaming two brothers who say they helped the "Empire" actor stage an attack against himself is "ridiculous." Attorneys Mark Geragos and...

Fox News to host town hall meeting with Pete Buttigieg

Apr. 23, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) is the latest Democratic presidential candidate to agree to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel. The May 19 event will be broadcast live from Claremont, New Hampshire. Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace will moderate. Buttigieg is a Rhodes...

Brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage an attack against the "Empire" actor sue his attorney for defamation

Apr. 23, 2019 10:35 AM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — Brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage an attack against the "Empire" actor sue his attorney for defamation.

Lowe switches from Premier League horse race to real equines

Apr. 23, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rebecca Lowe is making a one-weekend switch from the Premier League horse race to actual equines. Lowe will co-host NBC's coverage of the Kentucky Derby on May 4 with Mike Tirico, the network said Tuesday. She also will co-host the Kentucky Oaks on NBCSN on May 3, when she anchors...

Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series with Magic

Apr. 23, 2019 3:11 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In response to an early call, Toronto coach Nick Nurse formed the perfect "O'' with his mouth and held it for a dozen or so seconds. Oh, these playoffs. They can leave your mouth agape — just like Nurse's gone-viral expression on the bench during a win Sunday in Orlando. Now leading...

Smollett case could undermine prosecutor's reform efforts

Apr. 23, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

Chicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor. But anyone who has followed Kim Foxx's work recognized in the texts the same reforms she has been...