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Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio kidnapper called mother of 1 victim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro said he called the mother of one of his captives and told the woman her daughter was alive and had become his wife, according to interrogation videotapes. […]

09/06/2013

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

This image provided by TiVo, Inc shows a sports menu from the new TiVo Roamio Plus. (AP Photo/TiVo, Inc.)

TiVo refreshes lineup with 6-tuner Roamio DVRs

NEW YORK (AP) — TiVo Inc. wants to give television viewers more control over what they watch on traditional channels and over the Internet as the pioneer of digital video recorders unveils its fifth-generation devices. […]

08/20/2013

Hillary Clinton (AP Photo)

2016 campaign checklist: Who’s doing what

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is the season of cultivation for people who might run for president in 2016. It’s a time to get to know donors, to get the public to know you on TV […]

08/19/2013

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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

In this 1980 file image released by Warner Brothers Pictures, actress Eileen Brennan as Capt. Doreen Lewis in a scene from, "Private Benjamin." (AP Photo/Warner Brothers Pictures, File)

‘Clue’ actress Eileen Brennan dies at 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eileen Brennan, who played the captain in “Private Benjamin,” has died at 80. Kim Vasilakis, an assistant to Brennan’s managers, says Brennan died Sunday in Burbank after a battle with bladder […]

07/30/2013

This publicity image released by CBS shows, cast members, from left, Cote de Pablo, Sean Murray and Michael Weatherly in a scene from "NCIS." (AP Photo/CBS, Michael Yarish)

CBS: It was de Pablo’s decision to exit ‘NCIS’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS Corp. chief executive Les Moonves says every effort was made to keep the actress who plays Ziva David on TV’s highest-rated show, “NCIS.” Moonves says Cote de Pablo was […]

07/29/2013

Flat screen TV

‘Alarming’ rise in children injured by falling TVs

CHICAGO (AP) — Falling televisions sent nearly 200,000 U.S. children to the emergency room over 20 years and the injury rate has climbed substantially for these sometimes deadly accidents, a study found. Doctors and safety […]

07/21/2013

This image released by Netflix shows Kevin Spacey as U.S. Congressman Frank Underwood in a scene from the Netflix original series, "House of Cards." (AP Photo/Netflix, Melinda Sue Gordon)

Emmys, online shows may take big leap Thursday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” on Thursday become the first online contenders to nab top Emmy nominations, it will be a breakthrough moment for shows making a splash […]

07/17/2013

TV ratings

Racially insensitive remarks heat up ‘Big Brother’

NEW YORK (AP) — Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been bad for television ratings. Contestants on this season’s “Big Brother” have […]

07/10/2013

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Study: TV’s female characters are sexual targets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teenage female characters are sexual fodder for broadcast network TV series, especially comedies, according to an advocacy group’s new study. An examination of 238 sitcoms and dramas airing during four weeks […]

07/09/2013

Bert and Ernie mark DOMA decision on New Yorker cover

Referring to this week’s landmark Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage, the new cover of The New Yorker features famous “are they or aren’t they” couple Bert and Ernie of “Sesame Street” snuggled up on […]

06/28/2013

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