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TV

'Empire' to get 1 more season on Fox amid schedule shake-up

Friday, 24 May 2019, 10:35 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

"Empire" will return for its final season this fall on Fox — with Jussie Smollett a question mark — and should count itself lucky. Fox, the lowest-rated network among the big four...

Jussie Smollett will not return to 'Empire' for next season

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:33 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Fox Entertainment said Tuesday that Jussie Smollett will not return to his series "Empire" next season in the wake of allegations by Chicago officials the actor lied about a racially motivated...

Hugs, tears mark taping of final 'Big Bang Theory' episode

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 10:32 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Hugs and tears punctuated the final taping of "The Big Bang Theory," a lovefest for its stars, crew and audience alike. There were plenty of punchlines as well, as the true-to-form hit comedy...

Court TV pounds gavel again as all-trial channel is reborn

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 10:31 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Court TV is ending its long recess. The channel for legal junkies that thrived during the trial-crazy 1990s comes back from the dead after more than a decade Wednesday amid a crime-story craze...

ABC again the top network in report on Asian Americans on TV

Monday, 20 May 2019, 10:29 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Major television networks are hitting far more lows than highs in tapping into Asian American talent, according to a study released Wednesday by the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition. The...

Study: Kids' suicides spiked after Netflix's '13 Reasons'

Friday, 17 May 2019, 09:29 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Suicides among U.S. kids aged 10 to 17 jumped to a 19-year high in the month following the release of a popular TV series that depicted a girl ending her life, researchers said. The study...

Police-shooting drama brings young actress into spotlight

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 09:28 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Aliyah Royale imagined her TV series debut might be a comedy. Instead, she plunged into an emotionally demanding role in a police-shooting drama that brought the 19-year-old into the daunting orbit of...

PBS film 'KOREA' eyes social, political tolls of Korean War

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 09:26 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

To escape the poverty of South Texas migrant camps, Homer Garza joined the U.S. Army. Months later he and his company found themselves surrounded in South Korea by an invading North Korean...

'Courage' special brings author Brené Brown to Netflix

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 09:25 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Brené Brown's books on shame, vulnerability and courage have given her A-list fans like Oprah and Melinda Gates and made her a go-to leadership consultant for both Pixar and the Seattle...

The talking dead: Life during and after 'Game of Thrones'

Monday, 13 May 2019, 09:22 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Oh, how special it must feel to land a role on a new pilot for HBO — or better yet, get a call saying you've got the part on the show that has become a pop culture phenomenon — only to...

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