Wednesday, August 16, 2017

TV

Seth MacFarlane participates in the "The Orville" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

BY LYNN ELBER BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on ...
Chad L. Coleman, from left, Mark Jackson, J. Lee, Halston Sage, Peter Macon, Scott Grimes, Penny Johnson Jerald, Adrianne Palicki, Seth MacFarlane, David A. Goodman, Brannon Braga and Liz Heldens participate in the "The Orville" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Seth MacFarlane is seeking escape from the current wave of dystopian science fiction, and his vehicle is “The Orville.” MacFarlane said Tuesday that he wants ...
In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that’s largely been framed by Netflix: ...
In this May 21m 2016 file photo,David Letterman poses in the press room at the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman, who said goodbye to his long-running talk show two years ago, will say hello to TV again with a new show for Netflix. Netflix ...
In this March 8, 2016 file photo, Padma Lakshmi participates in a speaker series at AOL Studios in New York to discuss the upcoming finale of "Top Chef."

BOSTON (AP) — Padma Lakshmi, the host of the “Top Chef” reality TV show, testified Monday that she was “petrified” when a Teamster confronted her while union members were picketing ...
This Monday, July 17, 2017, photo shows the Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia.

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming ...
Kyra Sedgwick participates in the "Ten Days In The Valley" panel during the Disney ABC Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — TV producer Tassie Cameron had a recurring nightmare: While she was in her study working on a script, her sleeping children were taken from their ...
This Sunday, July 6, 2014 file photo, Dave Chappelle performs at the Essence Festival in New Orleans. As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he’s grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage.

BY MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he’s grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage. ...
In this July 22, 2015 file photo, co-host Eric Bolling appears on "The Five" television program, on the Fox News Channel, in New York.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News said Saturday that it has suspended Eric Bolling, co-host of its late-afternoon news program “The Specialists,” while it investigates allegations he sent a lewd ...
In this March 18, 2016 file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix.

BY DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — A liberal advocacy group that targeted Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly for advertiser boycotts in the past now has its sights set on ...
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