Holiday TV forecast: a sleighful of movies, music, a Grinch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are enough holiday TV movies to overturn Santa’s sleigh this season, with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel and a new streaming service adding to the cargo. A more expansive view of the world also is part of the ride, with a lesbian couple included in a Freeform film and Hanukkah shout-outs… Continue reading Holiday TV forecast: a sleighful of movies, music, a Grinch

Media filters set current impeachment hearings apart

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans are choosing to experience the impeachment hearings through media filters that depict the proceedings as either a worthless sham or like Christmas in November. That’s the chief difference between now and the two other times in the modern era when a presidential impeachment was explored, and will likely… Continue reading Media filters set current impeachment hearings apart

‘We love you, Alex!’ Contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ moves Trebek

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek got choked up when he read the final response from a Brown University student who wanted to show support as Trebek battles pancreatic cancer. The emotional moment came in Monday’s episode when Trebek read Dhruv Gaur’s final answer. Instead of writing a correct response, Gaur wrote “We… Continue reading ‘We love you, Alex!’ Contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ moves Trebek

Fort Worth start-up Supply reels in ‘Shark’

SHARK TANK - "1107" - A 13-year-old from Gallatin, Tennessee, presents his ingenious improvement to a household gardening tool. An entrepreneur from Bend, Oregon, introduces the Sharks to the relatively unknown, lowest carb nut on the planet with his food product line. While a husband and wife duo from Fort Worth, Texas, pitch their safe design, engineered to provide a lifetime of perfect shaves. Finally, a surgeon from Los Angeles, California, presents his formulated immune support pack designed to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use on "Shark Tank," SUNDAY, NOV. 3 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Eric McCandless) PATRICK CODDOU, JENNIFER CODDOU

To the cheers of family, friends and business associates, Fort Worth start-up Supply, a men’s razor company, landed a $300,000 deal with Robert Herjavec on ABC’s Shark Tank, broadcast Sunday, Nov. 3. Supply owners Patrick and Jennifer Coddou hooked the “Sharks” with their innovative single-edge razor design. All the “Sharks” were highly complementary of the… Continue reading Fort Worth start-up Supply reels in ‘Shark’

HBO orders 10 episodes of ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO is green-lighting a new “Game of Thrones” prequel after reportedly canceling another that starred Naomi Watts. The cable channel said Tuesday that it’s given a 10-episode order to “House of the Dragon,” set 300 years before the original series that ended its eight-season run in May. The prequel is based… Continue reading HBO orders 10 episodes of ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel

AT&T says HBO Max streaming service to launch in May for $15

AT&T said Tuesday that its HBO Max streaming service will launch in May for $15 a month, joining a crowded field. The company has said HBO Max will become the “workhorse” for its video business as cord-cutting of traditional TV expands. It hopes to migrate people who pay for HBO in different ways today to… Continue reading AT&T says HBO Max streaming service to launch in May for $15

New HBO series ‘Watchmen’ hopes to match original’s ambition

NEW YORK (AP) — Damon Lindelof didn’t take lightly the challenge of adapting the most acclaimed graphic novel of all time. The “Lost” and “The Leftovers” co-creator was a fan of the revered “Watchmen” book ever since his father handed him the first few issues when he was 13 in the mid-1980s. So agreeing to… Continue reading New HBO series ‘Watchmen’ hopes to match original’s ambition

‘Patsy and Loretta’ highlights bond between iconic singers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music, and her latest television film “Patsy and Loretta” combines those passions into the true story of a friendship between two of country music’s most powerful voices. The biopic about Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, which airs Oct. 19… Continue reading ‘Patsy and Loretta’ highlights bond between iconic singers