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Scoreboard: Saturday, May 21

Justice with Judge Jeanine was the most-watched cable news program of the day.

Layoffs as Vice News Prepares for Nightly Newscast

"All of UK editorial team, plus the only two foreign correspondents laid off just now (including me)."

WGN Asked People What They Thought About the AM Newscast

They also showed how many anchors it takes to screw in a light bulb

In Explosive Deposition Excerpts, Bill Cosby Admits to Drug-Filled Romps With Young Women

Even as Bill Cosby smiled and waved to onlookers today while arriving at criminal court, newly unearthed deposition excerpts were making the rounds in which Cosby admits to plying young women with drugs and booze and having sex with them,...

Bill Cosby Ordered to Stand Trial on Sexual Assault Charges

Comedian Bill Cosby will stand trial for felony indecent assault after a judge determined today that there is sufficient evidence in a Pennsylvania case to proceed to trial. Cosby, who appeared in court for the pretrial hearing, will return to...

Producer of Broadway Smash ‘Hamilton’ to Develop TV Projects

The producer of the Broadway smash “Hamilton” and his producing partner, a former NBC executive, will be developing TV projects after signing a production deal. Universal Television announced that Jeffrey Seller and Flody Suarez signed with the company. In announcing...

Elijah Wood Says His Comments on Pedophilia in Hollywood Have Been Misinterpreted — Here’s What He Really Meant

After inadvertently becoming a focal point of a flurry of reports about child sexual abuse in Hollywood, actor Elijah Wood said he didn’t mean to imply that he had personal insights into the problem. Wood clarified his views for The...

Congressional Report: NFL Improperly Tried to Influence Concussion Research

An investigation by members of a congressional panel concluded that the NFL improperly attempted to influence research into concussions by the National Institutes of Health, The New York Times reports. The league agreed in 2012 to donate “tens of millions...

Wow! Local Sportscaster Goes WAY Off Script, Attacks His Colleague — Watch the Video

As on-air meltdowns go, an incident that took place during a live newscast at the San Francisco station KRON-TV is right up there with the most awkward. Veteran sportscaster Gary Radnich apparently felt newscaster Catherine Heenan stole his thunder when she...

Cable Network Ranker: Week of May 16

Fox News finished No. 3 in total prime time viewers and No. 2 in total day viewers this past week. CNN beat MSNBC in total day viewers, but MSNBC beat CNN in total prime time viewers.

HBO Names New Head of Programming

Following the sudden exit late last week of Michael Lombardo as HBO programming chief, the pay-cable channel has named Casey Bloys as president of programming, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “The shakeup, which left many of HBO’s top producers blindsided,...

Evening News Ratings: World News Tonight Breaks Through

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir was TV's most-watched evening news program for the week of May 16. NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt remains No. 1 in the A25-54 demo.

Steve Doocy Takes World’s Slowest Indy Car Ride

"It's crazy here in New York City," said the frustrated Indy car driver.

Oklahoma City Reporter Says He’s Moving to San Diego to Anchor

"I truly love it here and will miss the people, places and everything that makes this city and state so wonderful," he wrote on Facebook.

Viewer Tells Arkansas Anchor Society ‘Not Ready for Gay Men Reading News’

"I've dreamt of being a reporter since I was 9 and I won't stop on your behalf," McCoy said via Twitter.

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