Blanchett, Redford take on newsroom drama in 'Truth'


LOS ANGELES - Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett take on newsroom drama in "Truth," with the Hollywood stars portraying TV news anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes, whose 2004 report on then U.S. President George W. Bush's military record caused a scandal. | Video

Hillary Clinton pokes fun at herself in 'Saturday Night Live' appearance

NEW YORK - Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dropped in at the late night comedy show "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday, appearing in a sketch as a bartender alongside comedian Kate McKinnon, who played the former United States senator and secretary of state.

Politics, 04 Oct 2015

Late night TV hosts reach beyond midnight for digital domination

LOS ANGELES - Daniel Radcliffe raps the alphabet. Mariah Carey sings karaoke to her own hits. Celebrities read out nasty tweets about themselves. In the race to go viral online, U.S. television late night hosts are bringing out the big guns.

01 Oct 2015

Pope joke, few changes make for lukewarm Trevor Noah TV debut

NEW YORK - Trevor Noah got a lukewarm welcome as new host of "The Daily Show" in a debut that featured jokes about himself, immigrants and Pope Francis, and was watched by some 3.5 million Americans. | Video

29 Sep 2015

Four Teamsters charged with Boston reality TV show extortion bid

BOSTON - Four members of the Teamsters union were arrested on Wednesday and charged with trying to extort a non-union company filming a reality television show in Boston last year, federal prosecutors said.

U.S., 30 Sep 2015

Nicki Minaj to bring family story to life in TV comedy series

LOS ANGELES - Rapper Nicki Minaj is bringing the story of her New York upbringing to television with a comedy series for ABC Family.

29 Sep 2015

Snow-capped peaks of 'Blood & Oil' get panned by North Dakotans

WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakotans, so annoyed that ABC's oilfield soap opera "Blood & Oil" features sweeping vistas of mountains that don't exist in their state, made a drinking game out of the geological farce during the show's Sunday night premier.

28 Sep 2015

'The Simpsons' return with marital strife, murder and Spider-Pig

LOS ANGELES - If fans of "The Simpsons" thought that, after 26 years, Fox's never-aging animated family will not have any new challenges, they are about to be mistaken.

25 Sep 2015

QVC employee to plead not guilty to defrauding TV network

PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania lighting manager accused of stealing more than $1.8 million from QVC, a televised shopping network that employed him for over a decade, will plead not guilty to all charges at his arraignment next month, his lawyer said Friday.

25 Sep 2015

'Ghost Adventures' guest stars found shot to death in Nevada

- Paranormal investigators Mark and Debra Constantino, who appeared on television series "Ghost Adventures," were found shot to death in an apartment after a standoff with police in Nevada, authorities said on Thursday.

U.S. 24 Sep 2015