Tonight in Prime Time
Kent appears to be a hot bed of eagle-eyed marksmen. Two Kent residents Federal Way police commander Kyle Sumpter, 51, and aerospace engineer Kelly Bachand, 25 are competitors on the History Channel reality show Top Shot. The fifth season premieres at 10 p.m. Wednesday. The 12-episode show features 16 competitors the best competitors from previous seasons who are put through a series of challenges involving marksmanship.
Being the first female host of the Indianapolis 500 isn't as big a deal as, say, being the first black president. Or the first active gay athlete in one of the four major pro sports.
One of pay-TV's top trend analysts, Bruce Leichtman, says the biggest pay-TV companies lost 80,000 TV subscribers over four quarters, a first in his research over more than a decade.
Fox reality chief Mike Darnell said Friday that he's exiting the network after an 18-year stay, ending a reign that - depending on one's point of view - has made TV more exciting or more squalid. And great for Fox.
Failure is OK, but continuing to work hard is more important, Michelle Obama said Friday.
Long holiday weekends used to be a kind of purgatory for TV lovers. Broadcasters hung out their "Gone Fishin'" signs, and about the most you could hope for were all-day marathons of middling series like "Knots Landing," "Happy Days," or "The Rifleman."
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was never a fan of MTV's "Jersey Shore," saying it unfairly cast the state in a negative light.
ABC's newest "Bachelorette," Desiree Hartsock, says it's not hard to keep the details of her experience on the show a secret from her friends.
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Tavis Smiley has stood out in 20 years in broadcasting, and he has no intention of changing his style or substance.
The annual Cannes festival on the French Riviera is the grandest platform in the world for the highest ambitions of film, a place where the art form is worshipped with wild passion and adoring reverence. Movies are projected pristinely in regal theaters, where they're greeted by the world's cinephiles with feverish excitement.
America's 100 million cable and satellite subscribers are forced to pay ever-higher bills for a growing number of channels they do not watch. The American people are being ripped off.
New Jersey used a record-breaking gesture Friday to celebrate its recovery from a record-setting storm, proclaiming to the nation that the Jersey shore is back in business following Superstorm Sandy.
Actress Amanda Bynes appeared disheveled in a long blond wig and sweats Friday in a criminal court where she was charged with reckless endangerment after police said she heaved a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment.
CBS strengthened its dominance over the television industry this year at the same time that the unprecedented reign of "American Idol" came to a close.
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