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'Criminal Minds,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' end on ratings high

Feb. 25, 2020 5:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two long-running series — CBS drama “Criminal Minds” and ABC's “Fresh Off the Boat” — ended their runs last week with modest bumps in the ratings. The investigators on “Criminal Minds” concluded their 15th and last season by chasing a...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Matthews apologizes for Nazi analogy to Sanders victory

Feb. 24, 2020 9:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologized Monday to Bernie Sanders for comparing the Democratic senator's win in the Nevada caucus to the Nazi takeover of France. Matthews' self-described “bad” analogy deepened the discontent that the presidential candidate and his supporters have...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 22, 2020 3:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC's “This Week" — National security adviser Robert O'Brien; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press" — Clyburn; Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence ___ CBS' “Face the Nation"...

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waves to his friends after giving a press conference at his Chicago home on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, one day after having his prison sentence commuted by President Donald Trump. (Mark Welsh/Daily Herald via AP)/Daily Herald via AP)

TV analyst? Spokesman? Freed ex-governor goes job hunting

Feb. 20, 2020 9:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Job wanted: Ex-governor and ex-con with strong speaking skills and good hair seeking employment. Fresh out of prison thanks to a commutation this week from President Donald Trump, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is in the hunt for a post-prison career. "I need to start working and...

'NCIS' leads the way on quiet television week

Feb. 19, 2020 4:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two long-running television competitions, “American Idol" and “Survivor,” debuted new seasons this past week but it was another old reliable that beat them both. “NCIS,” where star Mark Harmon has been solving crimes since the series began on CBS in...

An employee of a local television channel shows a picture of slain journalist Aziz Memon on his mobile, after a demonstration to condemn his killing, in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The body of Memon was found dumped in a canal just hours after he went missing while on his way to work, police said Monday. His family said he was brutally killed but that they have no idea who was behind the slaying. (AP Photo/Pervez Masih)

Body of Pakistani reporter found hours after he went missing

Feb. 17, 2020 7:29 AM EST

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The body of a slain Pakistani journalist was found dumped in a canal just hours after he went missing while on his way to work, police said Monday. His family said he was brutally killed but that they have no idea who was behind the slaying. The 56-year-old Aziz Memon had worked...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 14, 2020 5:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC's “This Week" — Democratic presidential candidates Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press" — Klobuchar; Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. ___ CBS' “Face the Nation" —...

In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, photo, Black News Channel Chairman J.C. Watts discusses the launch of the nations only 24-hour news network during an interview in Tallahassee, Fla. The launch followed years of planning for former U.S. Rep. Watts, who likened it too giving birth to a child. It is also made possible by the backing of billionaire businessman and Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)

National Black News Channel makes debut

Feb. 14, 2020 5:33 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. J.C. Watts was beaming like a proud parent as he talked about the launch of Black News Channel — a project he's worked on for years to create what's now the nation's only 24-hour news network aimed at African Americans. He was sitting at the network's...

FILE - In a Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 file photo, Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax speaks during the 9th Annual wreath laying and  ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, in Washington. District Judge Anthony Trenga in Alexandria has tossed out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax against CBS, who he accused of slanted reporting on sexual assault allegations levied against him. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga in Alexandria dismissed the case against CBS on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Judge dismisses lieutenant governor's libel suit against CBS

Feb. 11, 2020 6:43 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday tossed out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax against a television network he accused of slanted reporting on sexual assault allegations against him. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga in Alexandria dismissed the lawsuit. But he declined to...

Statuary Hall, near the House floor, is set up for news media for the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Fox News has best ratings since Trump election, inauguration

Feb. 11, 2020 5:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The week President Donald Trump was acquitted in his impeachment trial was Fox News Channel's best in the ratings since the weeks he was elected and inaugurated. The Nielsen company said Fox News averaged 4.27 million viewers in prime time last week, better than any network except for ABC,...