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Bryan Cranston, left, and Aaron Paul, winners of the best drama series award for "Breaking Bad" pose backstage at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

Emmy Awards score with viewers, but so do dramas

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers tuned in to see TV stars celebrating each other on Sunday but didn’t ignore what else the medium had to offer. The Nielsen ratings company said that on the […]

09/25/2013

In this Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, PBS host Charlie Rose, left, interviews Syrian President Bashar Assad at the presidential palace in Damascus, Syria. In an interview broadcast Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 on "CBS This Morning." (AP Photo/SANA)

CBS News says it almost gave up on Assad interview

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News had essentially given up its pursuit of Syrian President Bashar Assad for an interview because he would not agree to go on “60 Minutes,” until Charlie Rose suggested airing […]

09/10/2013

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) runs out of bounds as Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews dives for him during the second quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

ESPN, Fox earn record NFL opener ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco’s victory over Green Bay was the highest-rated and most-watched telecast of any kind since the Academy Awards in February, leading Fox to its best NFL opening week ever. Sunday’s […]

09/10/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, about the situation in Syria. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Kerry reasserts Syria charge despite Assad denial

LONDON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry says Syria’s President Bashar Assad could resolve the crisis surrounding a chemical weapons attack simply by turning over “every single bit” of his weapons stock to the […]

09/09/2013

A television screen shows the CBS channel with an announcement by Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

CBS back on air in NYC, LA, Dallas after programming agreement with Time Warner ends blackout

NEW YORK, N.Y. – TV network CBS and cable provider Time Warner Cable ended their monthlong programming dispute on Monday and resumed broadcasts to millions of homes in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles. The […]

09/02/2013

GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is bringing its ads back to football’s biggest game. The automaker says its Chevrolet brand is returning to next year’s Super Bowl because the game falls in the middle of […]

08/23/2013

This 1970s image released by NBC shows Lew Wood from the NBC News "Today" show in New York.  Wood, a veteran broadcast journalist who covered the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy for CBS and later anchored the news report for NBC's "Today" show, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at a hospice in Riverside County, Calif. He was 84. (AP Photo/NBC)

Former ‘Today’ news anchor Lew Wood dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lew Wood, who marched with Martin Luther King, covered John F. Kennedy’s assassination and was a news anchor for NBC’s “Today” show during a distinguished broadcast career that began with the […]

08/22/2013

A television screen shows the CBS channel with an announcement by Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

TV blackouts aren’t shutting out fans completely

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A week into the blackout of CBS programming to millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers, viewers are finding workarounds. Nancy Keiter, a graphic designer in New York, plans to watch early […]

08/09/2013

This is a 1979 photo of Cosmo Allegretti, who played Dennis the Painter on the children's show "Captain Kangaroo." (AP Photo/CBS)

Allegretti, ‘Captain Kangaroo’ character, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Cosmo Allegretti, who created and voiced puppet characters like Grandfather Clock and Dancing Bear on the children’s television show “Captain Kangaroo,” has died. He was 86. Allegretti, who had homes in […]

08/07/2013

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CBS rejects Time Warner Cable offer to end fight

CBS CEO/President Les Moonves is rejecting the latest proposal by Time Warner Cable to end its blackout of the network’s stations in Los Angeles and other major markets. In a letter to Time Warner Cable CEO […]

08/06/2013

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CBS rejects Time Warner’s a la carte proposal

Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt is offering to end a four-day blackout of CBS stations, saying the cable operator would allow CBS to sell its stations’ signal “a la carte” to consumers instead of […]

08/05/2013

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Time Warner, CBS draw viewers into fee spat

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Time Warner Cable can’t work out their differences, so they want viewers to help settle the fight. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas […]

08/04/2013

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