Saturday, July 22, 2017

TV

In this Sept. 20, 2015 file photo, creator-showrunners David Benioff, left, and D.B. Weiss accept the award for outstanding writing for a drama series for "Game Of Thrones" at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

BY FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK (AP) — No scripts have been written, not even an outline. But HBO’s announcement on Wednesday that the creator-showrunners of “Game of Thrones” will follow ...
Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY KEN RITTER LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole ...
In a Saturday, May 13, 2017 file photo, Ryan Seacrest arrives at Wango Tango at StubHub Center, in Carson, California.

BY FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK (AP) — Seacrest in! Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting “American Idol” when it returns for its first season on ABC. Kelly Ripa made the ...
In this Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, actor Forest Whitaker poses for photographers at the "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" premiere in London.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network says Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will guest-star in a multi-episode arc on “Empire” this fall. Whitaker will play “Uncle Eddie,” a charismatic music ...
In this June 15, 1995 file photo, O.J. Simpson, left, grimaces as he tries on one of the leather gloves prosecutors say he wore the night his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were murdered in a Los Angeles courtroom.

NEW YORK (AP) — Television networks will interrupt this presidency on Thursday to revisit an old obsession. ABC, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, HLN and ESPN will show O.J. ...
In this July 13, 2017 file photo, retired Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discovery Channel wants Shark Week viewers to be donors as well. The channel’s annual celebration of all things shark will include requests to support Oceana, an ...
An entrance to the headquarters of the publicly funded BBC in London, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. ($2.9 million) a year.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — The publicly funded BBC was forced to publish the names and salaries of its highest-earning actors and presenters Wednesday, unleashing a national debate about ...
This image released by HBO shows Lena Headey, left, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in "Game of Thrones," which premiered its seventh season on Sunday, July 16.

BY LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women dominate Westeros as never before, and it’s the same with the “Game of Thrones” ratings. The HBO drama’s seventh-season premiere last weekend ...
In this July 11, 2015, file photo, Kermit the Frog, left, and puppeteer Steve Whitmire attend "The Muppets" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International in San Diego.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Muppets Studio is blaming “unacceptable business conduct” for its dismissal of Steve Whitmire as the longtime performer of Kermit the Frog. This explanation, issued Monday, ...
White House press secretary Sean Spicer points to a questioner during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017.

BY DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — Cameras remained off Monday at the White House press briefing on orders of the Trump administration, sidelining one of daytime television’s most popular ...
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