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More Cuts in Store for New York Times as Internal Report Criticizes Paper for Devoting ‘a large amount of resources to stories that relatively few people read’

Staff cuts are in the works at The New York Times, along with additional budget cuts as the newspaper continues to struggle to bring its operation into the digital age, according to a report by The New York Post. “The thickly staffed editing...

James Cameron and Nat Geo Explore the Myth of Atlantis — and Come Up With Something

A new documentary airing later this month on National Geographic Channel set out to investigate any possible truth behind the myth of the lost city of Atlantis, and while the people behind the program may or may not have solved...

‘The View’ vs. ‘The Talk’: One Side Is Claiming Total Victory

ABC’s “The View” and CBS’s “The Talk” might be thought of as natural enemies — two daytime talk staples on rival broadcast networks, each hosted by panels made up of about five women, competing for eyeballs in the crowded and lucrative daytime talk...

Scoreboard: Monday, January 16

Strong start for Martha MacCallum in her new 7 p.m hour. Maddow drew more than 2 million viewers. CNN won the demo at 8 and 10 p.m. Brian Williams's 'The Obama Years' drew 1.1 million.

‘Live With Kelly’ Names Guest Hosts for Week of Jan. 23

The morning talk staple “Live with Kelly,” hosted by Kelly Ripa — and without a full-time co-host since the high-profile departure of Michael Strahan last spring — has named its lineup of guest co-hosts for the Week of Jan. 23...

Colbert Goes After Trump’s Approval Rating, Definition of ‘Day One’

CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert mined President-elect Donald Trump for monologue material on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” mocking Trump’s plans for “Day One” of his presidency along with his low approval rating. Colbert also had fun at the...

Cable Network Ranker: Week of January 9

Fox News, CNN and MSNBC were all top 10 cable networks in total day and in prime time.

San Diego Reporter Detained in Mexico

She was not working for the station at the time.

NBC Brings Back 16-Time Emmy Winner ‘Will & Grace’

NBC announced today that it will bring back one of its most successful sitcoms of all time, “Will & Grace.” The network will air 10 new episodes of the show during the 2017-2018 season. The revival will reunite all four...

Did the NFL Put a Gag Order on Lady Gaga? What She Reportedly Won’t Be Allowed to Talk About During Super Bowl

The NFL is denying a report that it ordered Super Bowl halftime performer Lady Gaga to refrain from talking about Donald Trump during her appearance at the big game. The denial follows a report by ET quoting a source close...

Hot New Series Gets Two-Year Renewal

The new broadcast series that is being called the fall season’s best-reviewed and highest-rated new show, NBC’s “This Is Us,” has been picked up by the network for two additional seasons. NBC reports that 72 million total viewers have watched...

Media Acquisition Creates Nation’s Second-Largest TV Station Group

A large media acquisition that closed Tuesday creates the second-largest TV station group in the country. TVNewsCheck reports that Nexstar Broadcasting Group closed its $4.6 billion acquisition of Media General just six days after the FCC approved the deal. The...

Reality Personality Seriously Injured in Car Crash

One of the young stars of a cable TV reality show is said to be recovering from a serious car crash that took place Monday. People reports that 19-year-old Savannah Chrisley, who appears along with other members of her family...

Blackout Averted as Dish and Gray Come to Terms

A blackout of Gray Television stations on Dish Network systems has been averted, with the two companies coming to terms at the 11th hour. B&C reports that Dish and Gray reached a retransmission consent agreement “in principle” Tuesday night that...

NBC Expands Order for New Hit Series

NBC has ordered 20 additional episodes of a show that is off to a hot start on the network: the alternative series “The Wall.” Executive produced by NBA superstar LeBron James and Maverick Carter and hosted by Chris Hardwick, “The.....

Amazon’s ‘Strange Trip’: Streamer Lands New Scorsese Project

Amazon announced today that it has acquired a new project from executive producer Martin Scorsese and director Amir Bar-Lev — the Grateful Dead documentary “Long Strange Trip.” The four-hour film will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival,...

Pres. Obama in Final Briefing: ‘Having You In This Building Has Made This Place Work Better’

"Even when you complained about my long answers, the only reason they were long is because you asked 6-part questions."

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