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U.S. TV ratings for Clinton speech lower than Trump's


LOS ANGELES Hillary Clinton's history-making speech at the Democratic National Convention attracted a smaller U.S. television audience than rival Donald Trump's address a week earlier, according to Nielsen ratings data released on Friday.

'People v. O.J. Simpson,' 'Game of Thrones' lead Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," a TV mini-series exploring racial tensions that strained the criminal justice system 20 years before Black Lives Matter, dominated the Primetime Emmy nominations on Thursday along with HBO's medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones." | Video

Jul 14 2016

'Game of Thrones' cast tight-lipped at Comic-Con; Hodor steals spotlight

SAN DIEGO, Calif. There is no shortage of gruesome, tragic deaths in HBO's hit medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones," but the demise of the show's friendly giant Hodor last season still affected the crowd at a Comic-Con panel on Friday, as they loudly cheered his name.

Jul 22 2016

Hollywood stands behind Jennifer Aniston's take on media sexism

Hollywood celebrities are lining up behind actress Jennifer Aniston after she penned a blog criticizing the media for the way it scrutinizes female stars. | Video

People Jul 13 2016

Trevor Noah on balancing comedy and current affairs for 'Daily Show'

NEW YORK It has been 10 months since Trevor Noah took the helm at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," but the South African comedian said he still agrees when people say he's not ready to host the satirical late night news show. | Video

People Jul 13 2016

U.S. FCC will not set new rules on retransmission fights

WASHINGTON The Federal Communications Commission's chairman said on Thursday he will not propose new rules on negotiations between broadcasters and pay-TV providers over retransmission rights.

Jul 14 2016

Cosby loses latest bid to get sex assault charges dismissed

NORRISTOWN, Pa. A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday denied Bill Cosby's latest bid to have the sexual assault charges against him thrown out, ruling that the 78-year-old comedian must stand trial in the case. | Video

U.S., People Jul 07 2016

FCC chair proposes retaining most U.S. media ownership rules

WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday proposed retaining most rules limiting cross ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market.

Jun 27 2016

Roster of top stars honor Prince at annual BET awards

Stars paid tribute to the late singer Prince at Sunday's Black Entertainment Television awards in a series of performances honoring the late singer, while veteran actor Samuel L. Jackson was honored for lifetime achievement.

Music, Jun 27 2016

Noel Neill, Lois Lane in 'Superman' TV series, dies at 95

(Corrects this July 4 story to deletes reference to Neill in "Superman and the Mole Men" in sixth paragraph.)

People, Jul 05 2016