TV dramas

Jared Padalecki, left, and and Jensen Ackles participate in The CW "Supernatural: Final Season" panel during the Summer 2019 Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
August 05, 2019 - 3:57 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The makers of "Supernatural" and "Arrow" say they're bringing the CW shows to a close at the right time. "You don't want to be the last person at a party, even if it's the best party on the planet," said Jared Padalecki, who's paired with co-star Jensen Ackles as the...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Claire Danes attends the "Homeland" FYC Event at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Showtime says the eighth and final season of “Homeland” will debut in early 2020. Production on the acclaimed drama’s last 12 episodes is underway, the channel said Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 02, 2019 - 2:14 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says the eighth and final season of "Homeland" will debut in early 2020. The channel said on Friday that production on the acclaimed drama's last 12 episodes is underway. Former CIA agent Carrie struggled last season to uncover an international conspiracy to...
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This combination photo shows actor James Marsden at a screening of "Westworld" during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 19, 2018, left, and actress Amber Heard at the Planned Parenthood of New York City spring gala benefit in New York on May 1, 2019. Marsden and Heard will star in the CBS All Access limited series "The Stand," based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel. (Photos by Brent N. Clarke, left, and Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
August 01, 2019 - 8:27 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — James Marsden and Amber Heard will star in "The Stand," a limited series based on the Stephen King novel. CBS All Access said Thursday that King will write the final chapter of the drama, a coda not in his book about a plague-devastated world. Marsden will play Stu, a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Michael Weatherly attends a special screening of "Doctor Strange" at AMC Empire 25 in New York. CBS is standing behind "Bull" and its star, Weatherly, who is getting leadership training in the wake of a sexual harassment settlement. CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told a TV critics' meeting Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, the drama remains popular. Its star Weatherly is "loved" by viewers even after allegations against him by former "Bull" actress Eliza Dushku, Kahl said. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
August 01, 2019 - 3:11 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS is standing behind "Bull" and its star, who is getting leadership training in the wake of a sexual harassment settlement. CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told a TV critics' meeting Thursday that the drama remains popular. Kahl said its star Michael Weatherly...
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July 30, 2019 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you watched TV last week, chances are it wasn't a scripted series. The CBS crime drama "Instinct" was the only scripted comedy or drama to make the Nielsen company's list of 20 most popular programs in prime-time last week. None of the Top 40 in cable were scripted series, either...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, file photo, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger speaks during the PBS Executive Session at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, Calif. Kerger will head the public TV service for another five years. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
July 30, 2019 - 11:17 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Longtime PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said she's ready to face more budget fights and competition with the expanding number of commercial outlets treading on public TV's programming turf. Kerger, who joined the Public Broadcasting Service as president and CEO in...
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July 25, 2019 - 2:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Dramatic video shows a toddler who climbed onto a conveyor belt scrambling over suitcases during his wild ride on a luggage chute that took him underground inside the world's busiest airport. Edith Vega's son Lorenzo, 2, climbed aboard the belt when she briefly set him down to print...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2009 file photo, Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau speaks during a press conference in New York. Morgenthau, the longest-serving former Manhattan district attorney who tried mob kingpins, music stars and white-collar criminals and inspired a character on "Law & Order" has died. He was 99. His wife, Lucinda Franks, told The New York Times that Morgenthau died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at a Manhattan hospital after a short illness. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
July 22, 2019 - 10:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — He seemed almost out of central casting — tall and patrician, with a cultivated above-the-fray presence. And in fact, former Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau inspired some television casting of his own, as the model for the avuncular character of prosecutor Adam...
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This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke, left, and Kit Harington in a scene from the final episode of "Game of Thrones." On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding drama series. (HBO via AP)
July 16, 2019 - 4:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap. The bloodthirsty...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, file photo, actor Rip Torn attends the New York premiere of "Marie Antoinette." Award-winning television, film and theater actor Torn has died at the age of 88, his publicist announced Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
July 10, 2019 - 11:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in television, theater, and movies, such as "Men in Black," and win an Emmy in his 60s for "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88. Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with...
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