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Why the NBA Moved Next Year’s All-Star Game

The NBA announced Thursday that it is moving the 2017 All-Star Game, which had been scheduled to be played in Charlotte. The New York Times reports that the move is a protest against a North Carolina law that eliminated anti-discrimination...

Why a ‘Harry Potter’ Marathon Is Happening on TV

A “Harry Potter” marathon is coming up later this month, and there’s a reason, according to Freeform, which is running the programming event. The occasion is Harry’s birthday. The character reportedly celebrates his birthday on July 31. From what we...

Networks Covering Mass Shooting in Germany

The cable networks have broken away from politics to cover a mass shooting in Munich, with Fox News initially reporting up to 10 people shot. Some reports put the number even higher. CNN has aired cell phone video that shows people–including children–running from the mall. The network reports several people dead. Lynn Stein, a witness, told CNN she heard “several...

Superhero Series Renewed

A series based on a Marvel superhero has been picked up for a new season. Making the renewal announcement at Comic-Con, Netflix revealed that it will bring back “Daredevil” for season three. The network has already ordered a spinoff series,...

After He Was Shot, Man in South Florida Asked Police Officer, ‘Why Did You Shoot Me.’ The Police Officer’s Chilling Response

In an incident that was largely captured on video, police reportedly shot a man who was trying to assist with a situation in which an autistic man had left his facility and was sitting in an intersection in North Miami,...

Happy Birthday, Harry! Freeform Celebrates Harry Potter’s Birthday With a Three-Day Marathon Event, Airing July 29 Through 31

Press release from Freeform, July 22, 2016: “It’s not every day yer young man turns eleven, now is it?” And with those words from Hagrid on Harry Potter’s birthday, so began Harry’s new life into the magical world of wizardry...

Jon Stewart Reclaims Late-Night Pulpit — For Now

Jon Stewart, who became a late-night institution during his 16-year run as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” has reclaimed a spot in the daypart — but presumably the arrangement is temporary. Stewart has been reconnecting with his old Comedy...

Cable Drama Series to End Its Run

A drama series that has had a good run on cable, becoming one of the trademark shows for MTV, will end its run after one more season. MTV announced at Comic-Con that the sixth season of “Teen Wolf” will be...

MTV Announces Final Season of ‘Teen Wolf’ at 2016 San Diego Comic-Con

Press release from MTV, July 21, 2016: MTV today announced to a packed room of over four thousand, die-hard fans at San Diego Comic-Con that its beloved drama horror series “Teen Wolf” will conclude with its sixth and final season.....

In An Earlier Time, ‘Pressure’ to Leave, Made Roger Ailes Want to Stay Atop Fox

From the archive: "Megyn has a great future. A lot of people will try to recruit her."

Trump: Cruz Being Booed at RNC Was ‘Beautiful’

"I don't think Ted Cruz is in line for Secretary of State," Koppel joked.

WFOR Weekend Meteorologist Resigns

He was named weekend weather anchor in April 2014

Macon Morning Anchor Dies in Accident

"Taylor was scheduled to be off today to celebrate her 25th birthday."

The Resignation of Roger Ailes and the Stench of Mendacity

The problem, according to TV Week Open Mic blogger Chuck Ross, is not that 21st Century Fox got rid of Roger Ailes, the chairman and CEO of the Fox News Channel – it’s what Rupert Murdoch and his sons said...

The Resignation of Roger Ailes and the Stench of Mendacity

I was stopped mid-article on Wednesday while reading in the Financial Times about Roger Ailes, the chairman and CEO of the Fox News Channel, who was expected to exit the company. Here’s what I was reading (you can find the...

Live Blog: RNC Day 4

Trump will call himself the champion of the "forgotten."

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