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  • David Frost dies at 74; British journalist interviewed Nixon

    David Frost badgered statesmen and made small talk with stars, but one exchange towered over all the others in his 50-year career. "You've explained how you have got caught up in this thing," he told Richard Nixon in his famous 1977 TV interviews with...
  • Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America

    Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America
    Al Jazeera America anchor John Seigenthaler visited "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night, and though he surely knew what to expect from a Stephen Colbert interview, this one was particularly brutal — and brutally funny. Seigenthaler, who spent close...
  • LeBron James, 'Cosby Show' producer developing sitcom for Starz

    LeBron James, 'Cosby Show' producer developing sitcom for Starz
    Not content with two straight NBA championships. LeBron James is spreading his very expansive wings into the world of television. The Miami Heat forward is teaming up with writer/actor Mike O'Malley, business partner Maverick Carter and Tom Werner,...
  • Al Jazeera America to add new staff and shows

    Al Jazeera America to add new staff and shows
    News channel Al Jazeera America said it is adding new staff, programming and additional bureaus just two months after the network made its debut. "More people and more bureaus plus our new programming will help us keep the promise we made to our viewers...
  • Time Warner Cable to carry Al Jazeera America

    Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with millions of subscribers in New York and Los Angeles, has agreed to carry the news channel Al Jazeera America. The agreement, unveiled Thursday, means that the channel, owned by...
  • State of the Union draws 33.3 million viewers, lowest since 2000

    State of the Union draws 33.3 million viewers, lowest since 2000
    President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address drew an average of 33.3 million viewers Tuesday night, according to Nielsen. That is the lowest showing since 2000, when President Clinton's speech averaged 31.5 million viewers. Total viewership for...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Orange Is the New Black' Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Is the Warmest Color," "Orange is the New Black" and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year's GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. The 25th Annual...
  • Time Warner Cable Launches Showtime's Internet Video Service

    Here's one silver lining for Time Warner Cable customers out of its bruising fight with CBS: The MSO, under the deal it eventually reached with the Eye, has launched Showtime Networks' authentication service to let subscribers access the premium cabler'...
  • Al Jazeera denounces Egyptian TV airing of arrest video

    Al Jazeera denounces Egyptian TV airing of arrest video
    CAIRO -- The Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera on Monday objected strongly to the airing on Egyptian television of a video showing the arrest of two of its journalists, saying the leaked images were a clear attempt to stir up public sentiment against the...
  • Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view

    Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view
    SACRAMENTO — A federal allegation that state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon tried to hide a $25,000 bribe in a charity run by his brother has shed light on the use of nonprofits by California legislators to collect cash out of public view. Some...
  • Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes

    Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes
    Swiss forensics examiners found sufficient traces of the deadly radioactive isotope polonium-210 in the exhumed remains of Yasser Arafat to conclude with relative certainty that the late Palestinian leader died of poisoning in 2004,  Al Jazeera channel...
  • Time Warner Cable to start carrying Al Jazeera America this week

    Time Warner Cable to start carrying Al Jazeera America this week
    Time Warner Cable will start carrying the news channel Al Jazeera America this week. According to the cable operator's website, Al Jazeera America will launch as early as this Friday on many Time Warner Cable systems around the country, including...