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Julie Andrews arrives at the U.S. Premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks," at Disney Studios on Dec. 9, 2013, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Julie Andrews missed NBC’s live ‘Sound of Music’

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — More than 18 million television viewers watched Carrie Underwood perform the role of Maria last week in NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live!” But Julie Andrews wasn’t among them. Andrews, who […]

12/10/2013

From left, Tracy Spiridakos as Charlie Matheson, Billy Burke as Miles Matheson, Daniella Alonso as Nora, and Paras Patel as Albert, in a scene from "Revolution." (AP Photo/NBC, Brownie Harris, File)

Erratic TV violence ratings fail parents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Violent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like “The Walking Dead” but can equal them in graphic gore, a failure of the TV ratings system, […]

12/09/2013

Brian Williams, anchor of "Nightly News" in New York.  (AP Photo/NBC, Justin Stephens)

Brian Williams is only network anchor in S. Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s Brian Williams is anchoring his nightly newscast from South Africa early this week, covering the world’s mourning for Nelson Mandela, but he won’t have some of his usual company. ABC […]

12/09/2013

Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!"  (AP Photo/NBC, Will Hart)

‘Sound of Music’ alive for 18.5 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Sound of Music” has the sound of a hit for NBC. Nearly 18.5 million viewers tuned to Thursday night’s live telecast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, according to the […]

12/06/2013

Cranes lift a derailed Metro North train car, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

NEW YORK (AP) — Two data recorders retrieved from the commuter train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve, killing four people and injuring dozens, may provide information on the speed of the train, how […]

12/02/2013

Carrie Underwood as Maria and Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp during a rehearsal for "The Sound of Music Live!," in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Giovanni Rufino)

Hills coming alive with ‘The Sound of Music Live!’

NEW YORK (AP) — Maria, former would-be nun, is about to get married. Starring as Maria in NBC’s new version of “The Sound of Music,” Carrie Underwood is clad in her own T-shirt and leggings […]

11/26/2013

ABC News correspondent Amy Robach (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision for Advertising Week/AP Images, File)

ABC’s Amy Robach to have double mastectomy

NEW YORK (AP) — A month after undergoing a mammogram on “Good Morning America,” ABC’s Amy Robach said Monday she has breast cancer and will have a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery this week. The […]

11/11/2013

Catherine Ashton, the European Union's foreign policy chief, second from left, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, arrive at a press conference at the end of the Iranian nuclear talks in Geneva, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. The European Union's top diplomat and Iran's foreign minister said nuclear talks between six world powers and Tehran did not seal a deal. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

Wary Congress eyes fresh sanctions against Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wary of Iran’s nuclear intentions, senators are predicting a bipartisan push for fresh penalties and increased leverage against Tehran despite administration opposition, and waiting to hear directly from Secretary of State John […]

11/10/2013

ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas at the New York Film Festival premiere of "All Is Lost" in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

ABC says Elizabeth Vargas is in alcohol rehab

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran ABC News reporter and “20/20″ anchor Elizabeth Vargas is in treatment for alcohol dependency, the network said Wednesday. Vargas, who is 51 and married to singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, last appeared […]

11/06/2013

Journalist Dan Rather (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

They’d Rather not invite Dan to join CBS Kennedy coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — The 50th-anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination on CBS News won’t include the recollections of its longtime anchor Dan Rather, further proof of the lingering bitterness following Rather’s messy exit and […]

11/05/2013

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