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  • Nielsen's top programs for June 8-14

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NBA Finals: Cleveland vs. Golden State, Game 5, ABC, 20.86 million. 2. NBA Finals: Golden State vs. Cleveland, Game 4, ABC, 19.84...
  • Patrick Macnee dies at 93; dapper John Steed in TV's 'The Avengers'

    Patrick Macnee dies at 93; dapper John Steed in TV's 'The Avengers'
    He played the urbane John Steed, the bowler hat-wearing, umbrella-carrying British secret agent who fought and matched wits with assorted scoundrels with the help of a succession of smart, tough and sexy female partners. Patrick Macnee, 93, the...
  • NBC's Holt ready to take over as 'Nightly' anchor

    New "Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt says he doesn't believe the broadcast needs to take special steps to rebuild trust among viewers following Brian Williams' demotion, even as NBC's first advertisement promoting him lauds his dependability. "If I...
  • 'Game of Thrones' is week's top drama

    The shock-filled season finale of "Game of Thrones" on HBO reigned as television's most-watched drama during a week when many eyes were watching the gripping NBA Finals between the Warriors and Cavaliers. The Nielsen company said 8.1 million people...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. begins home confinement

     Jesse Jackson Jr. begins home confinement
    Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. began three months of home detention Monday and proclaimed it a "great day" to be with family and friends. Jackson waved to onlookers Monday morning as he left the Volunteers of America Chesapeake Residential Re-...
  • TV picks for the week of June 21-27

    Time to see if funnyman Vince Vaughn can channel a convincing villain with the return of the HBO series "True Detective." Here's what caught my eye on television this week: Sunday: "Celebrity Family Feud" 7 p.m., ABC: Survey says ... wait, these are...
  • Charleston mayor on 3 Sunday programs

    Charleston mayor on 3 Sunday programs
    Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley will be a guest on three Sunday morning programs. He will talk to ABC's "This Week," CNN's "State of the Union" and CBS' "Face the Nation." Riley, a Democrat, will discuss the latest on the shooting at the Emanuel African...
  • NBC's new anchor Lester Holt rose steadily to top

    While Lester Holt's ascension to full-time anchor of NBC's "Nightly News" came as a result of Brian Williams' stunning downfall, no one can say he hasn't worked hard to take advantage of an opportunity. The California-born Holt becomes the first African-...
  • 'Astronaut Wives Club': No ratings liftoff

    UPDATED: Most viewers were more interested in a "Big Bang Theory" rerun than ABC's look at the first astronauts' wives. "The Astronaut Wives Club" averaged 5.5 million viewers in its premiere Thursday. The ABC drama ran third in the time slot to CBS'...
  • Brian Williams will leave 'NBC Nightly News' and join MSNBC

    Brian Williams will leave 'NBC Nightly News' and join MSNBC
    Brian Williams, the popular NBC News anchor who became embroiled in controversy over false statements he made about his reporting, will no longer be the anchor of the network's evening newscast and will be assigned to handling breaking news on cable...
  • Brian Williams gets a second chance, and truth strikes out at NBC News

    Brian Williams gets a second chance, and truth strikes out at NBC News
    Lester Holt gets a well-deserved promotion to nightly news anchor and Brian Williams gets to come back to MSNBC albeit in a demoted capacity. Were there any losers in the big announcement from NBC News today? Yes, serious journalists –...