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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Clarkson, Hall both have strong ratings during Monday debut

The two local women debuting afternoon syndicated shows this week have both gotten off to a good start. According to an article on Deadspin, NBCUniversal’s Kelly Clarkson, from Burleson, premiered on Monday to a...

’60 Minutes’ to look back at Steve Kroft’s 30 years on show

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Kroft's 30th and final year at "60 Minutes" was the toughest. Television's top news program hopes to wipe the slate clean with a new season starting later this month. But...

Trump attacks Fox News, but the network remains silent

NEW YORK (AP) — The one constant with President Donald Trump's increasingly frequent attacks on Fox News has been the network's refusal to respond, even as the president complains that "Fox isn't working for...

Fort Worth’s Tamron Hall’s faith in herself pays off with new show, life

NEW YORK (AP) — When Tamron Hall decided to leave NBC after the network gave her prime "Today" co-hosting slot to Megyn Kelly, the journalist threw herself a party — a pity party. That included...

Fall brings new shows, services and chance of bigger TV tabs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Intrigued by a drama set behind the scenes of a morning TV show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon topping the cast? How about a supernatural series with Lin-Manuel Miranda...

Bob Newhart marks his 90th birthday, calls laughter the key

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Congratulate Bob Newhart on turning 90 on Thursday, and he offers a polite critique in return. "I'm not crazy about the term 'turning,'" he says, chuckling. "Sounds like the leaves are...

Valerie Harper broke taboos, stole hearts as TV’s Rhoda

NEW YORK (AP) — There was never a better laugh line in all of sitcomania and, in her signature role as Rhoda, Valerie Harper nailed it. Eyeing a piece of candy with desire yet trepidation,...

Valerie Harper, TV’s sassy, lovable Rhoda, dies at 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. Longtime family friend Dan Watt...

Leslie Jones exiting ‘SNL,’ Kate McKinnon back next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" cast member Leslie Jones is leaving the NBC show after five seasons, while Kate McKinnon is sticking around. Jones' departure was confirmed by a person familiar with the...

Eddie Murphy to host ‘SNL’ for the first time in 35 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Murphy will be returning to a place that helped launch his career — "Saturday Night Live." The comedian will be the host of the sketch comedy show on Dec. 21,...