Television

AT&T's internet TV service to carry CBS channels

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- CBS Corp said AT&T Inc has agreed to carry the television network's channels on its IP-based TV service, U-verse.

TV Land pulls 'Dukes of Hazzard' amid Confederate flag debate

LOS ANGELES - TV Land has pulled re-runs of the 1980s sitcom "Dukes of Hazzard," the U.S. cable network said on Wednesday amid controversy over portrayals of the Confederate flag, which is notably featured on the show's "General Lee" vehicle.

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U.S. court vacates ruling against Golf Channel over Stanford fraud

- A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out its own ruling that could have forced the Golf Channel to repay $5.9 million it received from convicted swindler Allen Stanford.

Obama asks the questions in interview with British naturalist Attenborough

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama for a change was the one asking the questions in an interview that aired on Sunday with British naturalist David Attenborough in which they agreed that combating climate change would require a global effort.

Jimmy Fallon injures hand, cancels 'Tonight Show' taping

NEW YORK - Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's "Tonight Show," had minor surgery after injuring his hand in his New York apartment, his representative said, forcing the cancellation of Friday's taping of the show. | Video

People 26 Jun 2015

In interview switch, Obama questions British naturalist for BBC program

WASHINGTON - In an interview, President Barack Obama is normally the one giving the answers. But on Sunday, he will turn the tables and ask the questions in an interview with naturalist Sir David Attenborough airing on BBC.

Sci-fi TV series 'Humans' breathes new life into robot debate

NEW YORK - Attractive, efficient robots relieve people of the menial tasks of everyday life but problems arise when the androids threaten to surpass their creators in "Humans," a new sci-fi TV series that explores the fascination and fear about technology.

26 Jun 2015

Donald Trump to sue Univision for dropping Miss USA pageant: lawyer

NEW YORK - Donald Trump, the billionaire real estate developer, is planning to sue U.S. Spanish-language TV network Univision for hundreds of millions of dollars for dropping coverage of the Miss USA pageant, which he partly owns, his lawyer said on Thursday.

25 Jun 2015

James Murdoch says family is united as he takes helm of Fox

CANNES - James Murdoch, who will take the helm of Twenty-First Century Fox next week, said there was little he and his father Rupert did not agree on with respect to the future of the family media empire.

Rupert Murdoch 25 Jun 2015

MTV goes looking for likes with its latest revamp

LONDON - MTV, the channel that revolutionized the music industry by playing artists' videos on rotation, is reinventing itself again, opening up to its social-media-savvy audience by putting their videos on air. | Video

Music 25 Jun 2015