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Long-running 'COPS' show revived for Fox Nation service

Sep. 13, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Media is reviving the long-running TV series “COPS” for its Fox Nation streaming service as part of a pitch to entice police, firefighters and other first responders to sign up for the service. Fox Nation will debut four episodes of the...

Free TV service Locast suspends operations after legal loss

Sep. 02, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

Locast, a service that streamed local TV for free in about three dozen U.S. cities, suspended its operations Thursday after losses in court against the broadcast industry. The owners of the country's major broadcast TV networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — had sued...

Amazon to stream Academy of Country Music Awards in 2022

Aug. 19, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Academy of Country Music Awards is making the streaming switch, moving from a TV network to Amazon Prime Video and marking the first time the streaming service will exclusively air an awards show. In the announcement on Thursday, the ACMs...

China fines tech giants for content exploiting children

Jul. 21, 2021 05:45 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s internet watchdog said Wednesday it has fined platforms operated by e-commerce company Alibaba and gaming firm Tencent for spreading sexually suggestive content involving children, as regulators seek to clean up content harmful to minors. ...