Broadcast television

February 03, 2019 - 4:49 pm
The Canadian subsidiary of General Motors was unable to stop an auto workers union from airing a critical TV commercial during the Super Bowl. The 30-second ad calling the automaker greedy and "un-Canadian" broadcast on Canadian TV stations during Sunday's game. GM announced plans in November to...
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January 28, 2019 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Britain's Sky Sports News is returning to U.S. television this week for a transfer-deadline show on the NBC Sports Network. NBCSN will simulcast SSN's deadline show in London from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST on Thursday. It will then follow with three hours of its own coverage from its...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2010 file photo, Russian scientists Sergey Zimov and his son Nikita Zimov extract air samples from frozen soil near the town of Chersky in Siberia 6,600 kms (4,000 miles) east of Moscow, Russia. Scientists say the world’s permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 degrees Celsius (0.54 Fahrenheit) over a decade. A study published Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019, found the biggest rise in Siberia, where frozen soil temperatures rose by 0.9 degrees Celsius (1.62 Fahrenheit) between 2007 and 2016. (AP Photo/Arthur Max)
January 16, 2019 - 5:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say the world's permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 degrees Celsius (0.54 Fahrenheit) over a decade. A study published Wednesday found the biggest rise in Siberia, where frozen soil temperatures rose by 0.9 degrees Celsius (1.62...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., walk from the West Wing to speak to reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump about border security in the Situation Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 08, 2019 - 8:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television pundits moved swiftly to correct or challenge President Donald Trump following Tuesday's Oval Office speech on the proposed border wall, after their networks were the target of an unusual debate over whether they should show him at all. "Just because you say it's a crisis...
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President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House as he walks to Marine One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Washington. Trump is en route to Camp David. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 07, 2019 - 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 7:25 p.m. President Donald Trump's prime-time address to the nation about the southern border will be aired live Tuesday by the major broadcast and cable television networks. Representatives for ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox...
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December 27, 2018 - 2:43 pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Sunday Night Football: Kansas City at Seattle, NBC, 19.6 million. 2. NFL Regular Season: New Orleans at Charlotte, ESPN, 13.3 million. 3. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-kick," NBC, 12...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley celebrates after scoring against the Philadelphia Eagles during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 18, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at L.A. Rams, NBC, 18.12 million. 2. NFL Football: L.A. Chargers at Kansas City, Fox, 17.41 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 14.55 million. 4. "NCIS,"...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas, after being defeated by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020.(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
November 17, 2018 - 8:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020. "You're going to have to have an organization that speaks directly to...
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This image released by FX shows Mj Rodriguez as Blanca in a scene from "Pose." A study says there are a record number of LGBTQ characters on network TV series airing this season. The program features the largest cast of transgender actors in series. (JoJo Whilden/FX via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 8:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A record-high percentage of LGBTQ characters are part of the new TV season's prime-time network series, according to the media advocacy group GLAAD. The annual study by media advocacy group GLAAD out Thursday also found an increase in the characters' ethnic diversity, with...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2018 file photo, CEO of Christian Broadcasting Network and son of founder Pat Robertson, Gordon Robertson, speaks during an interview at CBN headquarters in Virginia Beach, Va. The conservative Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increasing attack by both President Donald Trump and his supporters, many of them evangelicals. The Christian Broadcasting Network’s news channel will provide a religious perspective that other channels lack, CEO Gordon Robertson told The Associated Press in an interview in advance of the network’s formal launch Monday, Oct. 1. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
October 01, 2018 - 12:49 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increasing attack by President Donald Trump and some of his supporters, many of them evangelicals. The Christian Broadcasting Network's news...
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