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Kilmeade, Jones get Fox News Saturday shows in shuffle

Jan. 20, 2022 16:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has shuffled its Saturday night lineup to add hourlong programs hosted by network veteran Brian Kilmeade and newcomer Lawrence Jones. Kilmeade has been part of the three-person team that hosts the “Fox & Friends” weekday morning show, where...

Football games send viewers to TV on cold weekend

Jan. 19, 2022 20:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL wild card games and the NCAA football championship gathered millions of people in front of their television sets on a cold winter weekend. An average of 30.5 million people watched the NFL's wild card games on television and digitally over the weekend, which...

Biden's news conference takes abrupt, lengthy turn

Jan. 19, 2022 19:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first half of one of his rare news conferences as president, Joe Biden stuck to an organized plan, calling on reporters from a list in a binder. Then the president went rogue. It started when CNN's Jeff Zeleny broke in with a question that...

DirecTV drops Trump-friendly One America News

Jan. 16, 2022 00:08 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — DirecTV plans to drop One America News Network, significantly shrinking the reach of the right-wing TV channel friendly to Donald Trump and widely criticized for spreading misinformation including the former president’s false claim that he won the 2020 election. The...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 15, 2022 10:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. surgeon general; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Clyburn; Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — National security...

ABC News draws fire for editing of CDC director's interview

Jan. 13, 2022 13:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is under fire for its editing of a “Good Morning America” interview with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky that created uncertainty that’s being exploited by vaccine critics. In the interview, Walensky discussed a study that showed how most vaccinated...

NFL regular-season ratings increase 10% over last season

Jan. 12, 2022 18:54 PM EST

An extra week of games, close finishes and a non-election year helped propel the NFL to its highest regular-season ratings in six years. The 272 regular-season games averaged 17.1 million viewers across television and digital platforms, that is a 10% increase over 2020 and is the...

Indigenous news outlets, nonprofits drive deeper coverage

Jan. 11, 2022 15:44 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kiowa tribal member Tristan Ahtone remembers just getting started in journalism over a decade ago and pitching ideas on Indigenous topics. His bosses would say things like: “We ran a Native story earlier this year. Do we need another one?” Thankfully, he said,...

Jesse Watters is Fox News' new 7 p.m. Eastern host

Jan. 10, 2022 15:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has given its 7 p.m. Eastern hour on weeknights to opinion host Jesse Watters, whose star has risen at the network with the ratings success of “The Five,” where he is one of the regular panelists. Watters will remain on “The Five,” but will...

Biden shied away from news conferences, interviews in Year 1

Jan. 09, 2022 11:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what's become a familiar scene, President Joe Biden lingered after delivering a recent speech on the pandemic as reporters fired a barrage of questions. He bristled at a query about the shortage of COVID-19 rapid tests, answered another about omicron-spurred...