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This Wednesday, April 23, 2014 photo released by CBS shows Lyle Lovett, left, and Craig Ferguson on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," on the CBS Television Network. Ferguson says he is stepping down as host of the show this year. CBS said that Ferguson made the announcement to his studio audience Monday, April 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/CBS, Sonja Flemming)

Craig Ferguson announces late-night retirement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few weeks after David Letterman announced he’d be retiring from the CBS late-night television lineup, Craig Ferguson did the same. Ferguson, host of “The Late Late Show” since 2005, told […]

04/29/2014

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they […]

04/21/2014

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‘Homeland’ actor James Rebhorn dies at 65

NEW YORK (AP) – James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included “Homeland,” “Scent of a Woman” and “My Cousin Vinny,” has died. He was 65. Rebhorn’s agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the […]

03/24/2014

Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Cable merger future-proofs against Internet’s rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When you buy a TV, sales clerks often pitch you on “future proofing” your set. Turns out, buying a cable TV company relies largely on the same principle. Charter Communications Inc.’s […]

02/04/2014

CBS creating unit to develop special live programs

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Illustrating changing tastes in television, CBS’s entertainment chief said Wednesday the network is making a special effort to develop miniseries and live “event” programming. Following the success of its miniseries “Under […]

01/15/2014

Hundreds of fans funnel hot air from computer servers into a cooling unit to be recirculated at a Google data center in Mayes County, Okla. The green lights are the server status LEDs reflecting from the front of the servers. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou, File)

Notable technology in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — As I look back at the more than 100 tech products we reviewed in 2013, a handful of gadgets and services deserve a second look. It’s become clear that one brand […]

12/31/2013

A Samsung Electronics' 110-inch UHD TV. (AP Photo/Samsung Electronics Co.)

Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. The launch Monday of the […]

12/30/2013

Actor Diogo Morgado who plays Jesus in the film "The Bible." (AP Photo/LightWorkers Media, Joe Alblas)

NBC plans miniseries sequel to ‘The Bible’

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing viewers more of the Good Book. The network says it will film the 12-hour miniseries “A.D.” as a follow-up to the miniseries “The Bible” that aired on the […]

12/17/2013

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TWC adds live local TV to ‘TV Everywhere’ in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. said Friday that it has made live local TV station signals available on its TWC TV app in Los Angeles and San Diego, taking one further step […]

12/13/2013

Veteran character actor Al Ruscio has died at 89, said his longtime manager, Judy Fox.  Ruscio died Nov. 12. (AP Photo/David LaPorte)

Veteran film, TV, stage actor Al Ruscio dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran character actor Al Ruscio, who appeared in countless film, television and stage productions across half a century, has died at age 89, said his longtime manager, Judy Fox. Ruscio, who […]

11/16/2013

Chef Jamie Gwen

Chef Jamie Gwen’s radio show nominated for Taste Award

KFWB NEWS TALK 980 congratulates Food & Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen, the Syndicated Radio Show hosted by TV and Radio personality Jamie Gwen, which has been honored with a nomination from The Taste Awards under the […]

11/14/2013

Kevin Trudeau (AP File Photo)

TV pitchman jailed after jurors find him guilty

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors deliberated for less than an hour Tuesday before finding Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt in weeklong trial during which prosecutors accused the TV pitchman of lying in infomercials to boost […]

11/12/2013

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