Archives: TV

  • Game 1 of Stanley Cup most-watched since '97

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago's 4-3 triple-overtime win over Boston attracted the most TV viewers for an opening game of the Stanley Cup finals in 16 years. NBC's broadcast averaged 6.358 million viewers, the most to watch a Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals since Detroit and Philadelphia drew 9,000...

  • Months later, Sarah Palin back as Fox News analyst

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin is rejoining Fox News Channel as an analyst less than half a year after they decided to part ways. The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate has signed on as a contributor to Fox and the Fox Business Network, it was announced on...

  • 'Magic City' captures Miami Beach's glamorous past

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Miami Beach's resort hotels showed guests a tropical paradise when they were built in the 1950s, but just beyond the sunny facade was a shady, more dangerous world. Funded by the mob and crooked union bosses, the resorts attracted the rich, the famous and the powerful just as...

  • Summer shines and so do these 10 don't-miss shows

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — No matter how fine the weather may be, you just can't stay outdoors all summer. Who could handle all that sun block and fresh air? So it's good news indeed that the networks continue to crank out new shows amid the usual warm-weather reruns, in stark contrast to years gone by...

  • Soledad O'Brien joining HBO's 'Real Sports'

    Updated: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    NEW YORK (AP) — Soledad O'Brien is joining fellow "Today" show alum Bryant Gumbel at HBO's "Real Sports." HBO said Wednesday that O'Brien will be a reporter on the monthly magazine show, which is anchored by Gumbel. Her first story, due this month, is about war veterans who use martial arts...

  • Correction: TV Isn't Everywhere story

    Updated: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story June 11 about the "TV Everywhere" initiative, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Comcast Corp. would be the first pay TV provider to offer its subscribers access to live TV streams of networks TBS and TNT on mobile devices outside the home. The AP's...

  • Jennifer Lopez pitches new TV project in D.C.

    Alicia M. Cohn

    Updated: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    Jennifer Lopez wants D.C. to know she's still "Jenny From the Block," seeing as the multitasking superstar mentioned growing up in the Bronx within the first three minutes of her interview onstage Wednesday at the Cable Show taking place at the Washington Convention Center. "I grew up watching...

  • Hip, cage-free TV: 'Portlandia' is renewed

    Updated: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the last season of "Portlandia," the mayor of this sustainability-obsessed city vanished in shame after he was singled out as Portland's "No. 1 electricity hog," Portland went into a blackout, cats barked, creepy music played, and a bizarre Australian who calls himself...

  • Comcast's new X2 platform saves TV shows online

    Updated: Tue, Jun 11, 2013

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about filling up your DVR? The nation's largest cable TV provider, Comcast Corp., is rolling out a new TV platform that does away with the hard drive and saves your TV shows online. Comcast unveiled the platform, called X2, on Tuesday at the annual gathering of cable...

  • Speakeasy: John Oliver starts 'Daily Show' gig with NSA zings

    Nikki Schwab

    Updated: Tue, Jun 11, 2013

    "I think you're misunderstanding the perceived problem here, Mr. President. No one is saying you broke any laws. We're just saying it's a little bit weird that you didn't have to." - British comedian John Oliver's punchy debut Monday night hosting "The Daily Show" while Jon Stewart takes the...