Television

Advertisers ditch TLC's troubled '19 Kids and Counting'

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LOS ANGELES - Four advertisers pulled out of TLC's reality show "19 Kids and Counting," putting pressure on the U.S. cable network to decide the fate of the top-rated program about a Christian family after reports that the eldest son had molested underage girls.

Hollywood stars, presidents join Letterman for final act

NEW YORK - Hollywood stars Steve Martin and Tina Fey, comedians Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld and a host of U.S. presidents joined the band Foo Fighters on Wednesday to bid farewell to David Letterman as the veteran "Late Show" host signed off for the last time. | Video

U.S., 21 May 2015

FCC chairman reached out to Time Warner Cable, Charter CEOs: WSJ

- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler reached out to the chief executives of Time Warner Cable Inc and Charter Communications Inc to convey that the agency is not against cable deals, the Wall Street Journal reported.

21 May 2015

'Mad Men' creator muses on series and that Coca-Cola commercial

NEW YORK - "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner offered insights in the creation of his acclaimed television drama about the dark side of advertising in the 1960s and explained the significance of the Coca-Cola ad that ended the series on Sunday.

20 May 2015

Happiness breaks out as TV's 'Mad Men' ends packed with surprises

NEW YORK - Television's "Mad Men" swigged their last drinks and made a final, brilliant, advertising pitch on Sunday in a series finale that saw many characters find happiness in unexpected places.

18 May 2015

Woody Allen says his TV series will be a 'cosmic embarrassment'

CANNES, France - Award-winning film maker Woody Allen fears his first foray into directing for the small screen will be a disaster, saying that he should never have signed up to make a television show for Amazon.com. | Video

People 15 May 2015

'The Simpsons' Springfield comes to life at U.S. theme park

LOS ANGELES - Springfield comes to life on Wednesday with the opening of a replica of the town from the hit animated television series "The Simpsons". | Video

13 May 2015

TV chef Sandra Lee, N.Y. governor's girlfriend, diagnosed with cancer

NEW YORK - Sandra Lee, a television chef and longtime girlfriend of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, has been diagnosed with breast cancer, and the governor will be taking time off to be with her, his office announced on Tuesday.

U.S., People, 12 May 2015

U.S. presidential candidate Fiorina spins web around interviewer

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina apparently has learned something about registering website domain names.

Tech, Politics 10 May 2015