Television

Everything Coming to and Leaving Netflix in October 2019

Fall is here, and Netflix is adjusting its programming accordingly for October 2019. Just in time for Halloween, the streaming service is adding horror titles like “Scream 2,” “Haunted: Season 2” and “House of the Witch.” But one of the biggest highlights next month is the arrival of the highly-...
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Ringo Starr Performs 'Yellow Submarine' With Classroom Instruments on 'Fallon'

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” went psychedelic in honor of an appearance by a former Beatle. Ringo Starr joined Fallon and The Roots for a new take on “Yellow Submarine.” They gave the 1966 track, which Starr sang lead on, the “classroom instruments” treatment. Against the backdrop of a...
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Emmy Awards viewership plunges to 6.9 million people

By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Awards plunged to a record-low viewership of 6.9 million, illustrating a collective shrug by the public for an annual program that celebrates the best of television and is designed to build excitement for a new season. The Nielsen company...
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Jonas Brothers, Meghan Trainor Pay Tribute to 'Friends' for 25th Anniversary

It’s been 25 years since Ross, Chandler, Joey, Monica, Rachel and Phoebe first got together for coffee at the Central Perk, and some of today’s biggest stars are paying tribute to “Friends” on the iconic TV show’s anniversary. The Jonas Brothers did an elaborate recreation of the opening segment,...
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Why Simon Cowell Credits Kelly Clarkson With the Success of 'American Idol'

When “American Idol” first hit the airwaves in 2002, those involved with the show didn’t know exactly what to expect. The singing competition was inspired by the British show “Pop Idol,” but no one knew if the idea would take off in America. That all changed when Kelly Clarkson took the stage. The...
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'This Is Us' Star Mandy Moore Releases First New Song in a Decade

“This is Us” will return for its fourth season later this month, but Mandy Moore is putting her pop star hat back on first. The singer-songwriter has returned with her first new original song in a decade with “When I Wasn’t Watching.” The track is from her forthcoming new album, which she has...
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Reality star 'The Situation' released from federal prison

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- "Jersey Shore" cast member Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is now a free man. The 37-year-old reality television star's publicist says he was released from prison in Otisville, New York, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. He took to Twitter shortly after his release, writing, "Turn up...
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'SNL' adds 3 to its cast, including an Asian American comic

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Saturday Night Live" is adding three new cast members for its upcoming 45th season, including the show's only Asian American performer. Bowen Yang, who joined NBC's "SNL" last season as a staff writer, will be a featured player, NBC said...
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Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price -- $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1. Walt Disney Co. is launching its own assault on...
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Leslie Jones exiting 'SNL,' Kate McKinnon back next season

Earlier this month, Jones announced she's doing a Netflix stand-up special.
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