Tuesday, January 17, 2017

TV

President and CEO Paula Kerger speaks at the PBS Executive Session at the 2017 Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

BY LYNN ELBER PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is waiting, but not quietly, to see what the Trump administration’s impact on public broadcasting and its federal funding may be, PBS ...
In this image provided by courtesy of PBS and The Fred Rogers Company, "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" is among the PBS KIDS programs that will be available through new 24/7 multiplatform kids services to be launched by PBS later in 2016. (PBS/The Fred Rogers Company via AP)

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is launching a round-the-clock children’s channel that will be available on member stations and digital platforms. The free PBS Kids channel starting Monday is aimed ...
In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, "Best Actress" winner Brie Larson arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson will help announce this year’s Academy Award nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Friday revealed ...
In this Feb. 7, 2015 file photo, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch arrives for the British Academy Television Awards 2015 Nominees Party at Kensington Palace in central London. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — There’s a little less mystery about the season finale of the television series “Sherlock” after a Russian version of the episode leaked online. The show’s official Twitter ...
In this Oct. 28, 2011 file photo, New York City Councilman Eric Ulrich, holds a pair of scissors at the ribbon-cutting or the opening of the Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

BY VERENA DOBNIK NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump proved you could ride reality TV fame to the White House. Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner proved that having a film ...
In this May 3, 2016 file photo, Katie Couric attends the LA premiere of her documentary "Under The Gun" in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

BY LYNN ELBER PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Katie Couric, slammed three years ago as insensitive during an interview with transgender women Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox, says she has evolved. ...
This Feb. 14, 2013 file photo shows Amy Locane Bovenizer entering the courtroom to be sentenced in Somerville, New Jersey. (AP Photo/The Star-Ledger, Patti Sapone, File)

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A former “Melrose Place” actress convicted in a fatal drunken driving accident won’t have to go back to prison, a judge ruled Friday at a resentencing ...
This Oct. 24, 2016 file photo shows actress Priyanka Chopra at the 2nd Annual InStyle Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC says “Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra is “home resting comfortably” after being injured on the set of the action-thriller series Thursday night. The network released no ...
In this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo, actor Joseph Fiennes attends AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss the film, "Risen" in New York. Fiennes has been cast in Hulu's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's award-winning novel, "The Handmaid's Tale." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — A British broadcaster said Friday it was canceling a TV comedy starring Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson after the program was condemned by the late musician’s family. ...
In this Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 photo, Steve Wilson, Curator of Film at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center, arranges artifacts and props from the television show "Mad Men" on the Texas campus, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

BY JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The last America saw of Don Draper, he was meditating on a Pacific hillside, imagining one of the iconic ads in television history. ...
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