Tag: Television programs

Shark bites new viewers for Discovery in 33rd year

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NEW YORK — Shark Week just finished its 33rd edition on Discovery, a television event so old that one advertising executive joked it could...

EXPLAINER: How California could recall its governor

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LOS ANGELES — California will hold a recall election Sept. 14 that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. The date was...

Phelps to work as NBC commentator, correspondent at Olympics

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STAMFORD, Conn. — Michael Phelps will be part of NBC's Olympics coverage as a correspondent and swimming commentator, the network announced Monday. ...

Japan girds for a surreal Olympics, and questions are plenty

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TOKYO — After a yearlong delay and months of hand-wringing that rippled across a pandemic-inflected world, a Summer Games unlike any other is at...

New this week: ‘Zola,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ and a Felicity Jones film

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Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. ...

Peyton Manning teams up with brother, ESPN for MNF MegaCast

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ESPN has finally landed Peyton Manning as a “Monday Night Football” commentator. It's just not in a way anyone expected, and it won't be...

Here they come! California lists recall election candidates

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LOS ANGELES — California’s next governor could be a retired homicide detective, a marijuana reform advocate or a former mayor. Maybe the job will...

Why the Anthony Bourdain voice cloning creeps people out

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The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Anthony Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism...

WWE leaves virtual reality behind in 1st tour since 2020

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PHILADELPHIA — Triple H walked with his arms crossed like an X -- his signature Degeneration X symbol -- with his 7-foot tag-team partner...

Plenty at stake for NBC as COVID Olympics opening looms

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NEW YORK — If all goes well for NBC Universal over the next several weeks, Americans will be buzzing about the Olympic performances of...