TV

  • US reality TV show: Police killed TV crew member + suspect
    Omaha-shootout 2014-08-28 15:34:07 UTC
    Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant killed a crew member with the longrunning TV show Cops as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities i...
  • The Voice Season 6: Who Was Eliminated Tonight, May 6, 2014?
    Sisaundra_lewis-_%22natural_woman%22_-diaalnews.com 2014-05-07 04:15:35 UTC
    As if The Voice's double eliminations weren't cruel enough, tonight Carson reminds us that not two but THREE contestants will be going home tonight. How are we supposed to deal with this? Let's get through this together.<a href="http://diaalnews....
  • Colbert: Who gets the last laugh?
    Stephen_colbert-diaalnews.com 2014-04-02 07:39:29 UTC
    A review of the best commentary on and around the world... <h3>Today's must-read</h4>When you pick a fight with a man who stars in his own television show - particularly one who uses parody to self-consciously revel in his own glory - you have ...
  • Piers Morgan fires parting shot at the NRA in final CNN show
    Piers-morgan-diaalnews.com 2014-03-29 20:15:39 UTC
    <h3>Attributing poor ratings to a feud with gun rights advocates, the host said a muted goodbye to the struggling news network</h3> There was no big celebration for Piers Morgan, no cake delivered to his desk on-air, no interviews with his favo...
  • How the US TV drama about Saudi Arabia was scrapped
    Diaal 2014-03-25 07:16:08 UTC
    <h3>A US television channel has scrapped plans to produce a pilot programme called Alice in Arabia after Twitter users labelled the concept "lazy" and "racist"</h3> The channel in question - ABC Family - announced it would be making the show la...
  • The Voice: Sisaundra Lewis Steals The Show
    Sisaundra-diaalnews.com 2014-03-18 05:10:49 UTC
    The blind auditions introduced so many great singers so when they were put head-to-head, some tough competition was brought into the spotlight. Thankfully, The Voice has the steal, which saved some of the best singers — and also kept the judges fi...
  • The Voice' Recap: Battles Begin With a Bang
    Nup_161683_1302 2014-03-18 04:45:55 UTC
    It's out with the blind auditions and in with the battle rounds on The Voice, where coaches pair off their contestants and challenge them to out-sing the other in a sudden-death duet. Each coach invites a fellow musician for help as guest mentor, ...
  • From Downton to Sherlock: US TV’s British Invasion
    -entertainment 2014-02-01 07:05:22 UTC
    Downton Abbey is smashing records and Doctor Who is filling convention centres in America. Why is TV from the UK so popular across the pond? Ken Tucker/ BBC reports. When the fourth series of Downton Abbey premiered in the US on 5 January to mo...
  • Seth MacFarlane brings his love of science to TV
    Untitled 2014-01-14 07:57:32 UTC
    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Stewie likes science. Seth MacFarlane, creator of "Family Guy" and voice of Stewie on the animated Fox show, is bringing his love of space exploration to television. He's the executive producer of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Od...
  • Producers: 'American Idol' making changes
    8509c6aad984d601480f6a7067009de3 2014-01-14 07:54:34 UTC
    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The producers of "American Idol" said Monday that the show's new season will include changes to freshen it, including expanded song choices for contestants. After tending toward a fair amount of golden oldies, the show's...
  • Downton Abbey season four: as beautifully British & baffling as ever
    Downton-abbey-diaalnews.com 2014-01-06 12:01:44 UTC
    <h3>Spoiler alert: This blog is for people watching Downton Abbey season four. Do not read on if you have not seen episode one.</h3> After three breathless seasons, any American with an enduring taste for Downton Abbey will get what they deserv...
  • 'The Voice' season 6: Shakira, Usher to return in 2014
    Diaalnews-entertainment 2013-12-18 07:57:26 UTC
    As speculated, Shakira and Usher will return as coaches on the NBC show "The Voice" for season 6 in spring 2014, once again replacing veteran stars Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green, the network confirmed on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The new season, w...
  • 'Downton Abbeys don't grow on trees' : NBCU's Michael Edelstein
    Downton_abbey-diaalnews-entertainment 2013-12-18 07:57:10 UTC
    Downton Abbey may seem a quintessentially English drama, yet it ultimately belongs to a US media giant. Carnival, the UK producer of Downton, Whitechapel and Dracula, is owned by NBC Universal (itself a subsidiary of US cable company Comcast), whi...
  • Shelton, Bryan returning as hosts of ACM Awards
    Luke_bryan-blake_shelton-diaalnews-entertainment 2013-12-02 19:00:34 UTC
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are returning as hosts of the next year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The country music stars teamed up last year and things went so well they're coming back for the April 6 awards at th...
  • Palin's PAC asks about Bashir action
    N-sarah-palin-large570 2013-11-20 20:32:03 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin's political action committee has asked NBC News whether commentator Martin Bashir will be disciplined for comments about the former Alaska governor that the PAC called appalling. Bashir apologized Monday for suggesti...
  • Underwood will star on live TV in 'Sound of Music'
    Underwood-sound_of_music-diaalnews-entertainment 2013-10-23 08:53:46 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — The end of the year looks busy for Carrie Underwood, and she couldn't be happier. The six-time Grammy winning singer will host the Country Music Association Awards for the sixth time. You can see her every week singing the openi...
  • Maher: Michele Bachmann & Scalia are 'The Same Idiot'
    Antonin-scalla-and-michele-bachmann-are_the_same_idiot 2013-10-12 16:01:55 UTC
    Bill Maher had plenty of material to work with on "Real Time" Friday night, considering the fact that both Rep. Michele Bachmann and Justice Antonin Scalia publicly addressed their concerns about the end of days and the devil (respectively) in the...
  • 'Glee' episode says goodbye to Monteith, Finn
    Diaalnews- 2013-10-10 02:09:15 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Other TV series have woven a cast member's death into an episode honoring them and their character. But "Glee" has an especially sensitive task. The Fox series will pay tribute Thursday to Cory Monteith, who was found dead in...
  • Halle Berry to star in CBS series next summer
    Halle_berry-diaalnews.com 2013-10-05 07:40:09 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says Halle Berry will star in a serialized drama coming to the network next summer. The Oscar-winning actress will headline "Extant," a 13-episode thriller. Berry will play an astronaut trying to reconnect with her family wh...
  • Emmys score with viewers, but so do dramas
    Breaking-bad-all-characters 2013-09-24 23:49:51 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers tuned in to see TV stars celebrating each other but didn't ignore what else the medium had to offer. The Nielsen company said that on the same night that "Breaking Bad" won an Emmy Award for best drama, the pe...
  • BBC’s Sian Williams Would Read News Naked, If Allowed
    Sian_williams-diaalnews.com 2013-09-17 06:28:34 UTC
    Ah, Europe. With their laxer policies from everything from drinking to nudity, who wouldn’t want to live there? But it’s not all free-wheeling nudists Frenchmen all bicycles: BBC Breakfast host Sian Williams said she would read the news naked, if ...
  • Kanye West unveils photo of baby on TV's 'Kris'
    Diaalnews.com-kanye_west-jenner's_daughter__kim_kardashian 2013-08-25 15:48:49 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baby North West has made her television debut. Kanye West showed a photo Friday of his 2-month-old daughter with Kim Kardashian on Kris Jenner's Fox show, "Kris." The family matriarch also posted an image of her granddaughter...
  • Al-Jazeera America prepares for Tuesday launch
    Diaalnews.com-al-jazeera 2013-08-19 15:47:19 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — In a warren of offices at a former bank building near Madison Square Garden, dozens of journalists are at work on gleaming new electronic equipment, ready to turn their test runs of Al-Jazeera America into the real thing. The Qa...
  • Lea Michele breaks silence after Monteith death
    Diaalnews.com 2013-07-30 06:46:17 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lea Michele is breaking her silence online after her "Glee" co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith died of an overdose earlier this month. The actress posted a photo of her and Monteith on Twitter on Monday, along with...
  • 'The Bachelorette' recap: The Blindside
    Diaalnews.com 2013-07-30 05:46:29 UTC
    Ahoy, rose lovers! Welcome to "the television event of the summer"! And no, I'm not talking about Broadchurch -- but only because that starts next week. I'm talking instead about part one of the final leg of Desiree's "journey," which brings us to...