• Television Jan 16

    ESPN Reporter’s Fiancée Reveals He Died of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Not Pneumonia

    The fiancée of ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff shared that his sudden death at 34 on Christmas Eve was actually caused by stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and not pneumonia, as doctors previously thought. Katy Berteau wrote in a Twitter thread on Aschoff’s account Wednesday night that doctors found non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in his lungs following his death.

  • TV Jan 5

    How Watching TV Will Change in the 2020s

    What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? Amid new gadgets and glitz, the CES tech show in Las Vegas aims to offer some answers, many of which boil down to more streaming and more efforts to glue you to your phone. The show’s keynote addresses, once dominated by computer and chip makers, will this year feature executives...

  • SOHO Dec 16, 2019

    Immersive NYC Pop-Up Welcomes Fans to Town of ‘Schitt’s Creek’

    New York City’s latest pop-up is a little bit Alexis — and a whole lot of fun. The fully immersive, hands-on and free experience for “Schitt’s Creek” fans opened Friday, welcoming viewers into the podunk town’s favorite locales. Cafe Tropical (complete with its oversized, four-paged menus featuring dozens of dishes), the Moira’s Rose’s Garden, Rose Apothecary, and a detailed...

  • Television Dec 12, 2019

    Don Draper, Eleven, Selina Meyer Lead AP Roles of the Decade

    The Associated Press has picked its top TV characters of the decade, a list that includes Walter White from “Breaking Bad,” Don Draper from “Mad Men,” Alicia Florrick from “The Good Wife” Eleven from “Stranger Things” and Barney Stinson of “How I Met Your Mother.” One cast-member from “This Is Us” made the cut, as did someone from “Downton Abbey.”...

  • Television Dec 11, 2019

    How Streaming, Diversity, #MeToo Shaped TV’s Decade of Change

    As the decade draws to a close, it’s clear that we’re looking at TV differently. We binge it, take it with us and find new stories to watch. Streaming is behind the biggest media revolution in 30 years, since cable TV’s rapid growth in the 1980s, and it is looking to expand. New services include Disney Plus and Apple TV...

  • Television Dec 10, 2019

    The Associated Press Picks TV’s Top Moments From 2019

    Many have noticed how fragmented our TV viewing is, with multiple competing streaming services and dozens of channels pulling us in different directions. But the year also saw some jaw-dropping moments that found huge audiences, whether it was a royal interview or a viral alien. The Associated Press has put together a list of the best TV moments in 2019….

  • Dec 31, 2018

    Verizon Reaches Deal to Continue Carrying Disney Channels

    Verizon customers can continue to watch ESPN, ABC and other channels owned by Disney after the two companies announced a deal over programming fees. The telecommunications giant and the entertainment company said in a joint statement Sunday: “Verizon and The Walt Disney Company have reached a broad-based distribution agreement.” The statement said details would be released in the coming days.

  • Jun 18, 2018

    Stars Shine at the 2018 MTV Awards

    “Black Panther” and “13 Reasons Why” led the pack with seven nominations at the MTV TV and Movie Awards on Saturday. Both movie and small screen stars were in attendance to celebrate the winners as Tiffany Haddish hosted the event in Santa Monica, California, Saturday, June 16, 2018. The full ceremony aired Monday night.

  • Nov 27, 2017

    How to Rescan Your Television to Receive NBC New York’s Signal

    NBC New York is moving to a new transmitter with a much stronger signal and wider reach. If you are an over-the-air viewer who watches our station with an antenna, you will need to rescan your TV channel lineups by the end of March 2018 to keep receiving NBC New York.

  • Oct 17, 2017

    Verizon Removes Univision From Its Offerings Following Contract Dispute

    Univision’s channels have gone dark for Verizon’s 4.7 million Fios cable customers because of a contract dispute. Verizon says Univision wants payments for its networks to more than double. Verizon says this is an “excessive price increase” given “reported declining viewership.” Univision says it’s still attracting viewers despite industry ratings declines. Fights over channels’ cost between cable companies and owners...

  • Mar 10, 2015

    Suburban Mom Shoots Rifle at TV While Kids Were Watching: Police

    A woman in northwest suburban Algonquin fired at least one shot from a rifle at a television while her three children were watching it because she allegedly was not happy with their TV consumption.

  • Feb 27, 2015

    “House of Cards” Season 3: Netflix’s Success and Uncertain Future

    The hit Netflix original program “House of Cards” debuted its third season early Friday, giving fans a chance to see Frank and Claire Underwood continue their machinations, now from a hard-won White House perch.

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