Television programs

The Fox Theatre displays signs for the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit, Monday, July 29, 2019. The second scheduled debate will be hosted by CNN on July 30 and 31. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 29, 2019 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Raise your hand if you can think of some different ways CNN will approach the second Democratic presidential debate, which will unfold over two nights in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday. That's a hint. CNN pledges not to ask questions that require a show of hands by the politicians...
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FILE - This Sept. 29, 2008 file photo shows President Bush walking from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. PBS announced Monday, July 29, 2019, that they will offer a two-part documentary, titled "W," which will air in spring 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
July 29, 2019 - 1:30 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A documentary about the life and political career of former President George W. Bush is coming to PBS stations next year. The two-part documentary, titled "W," will include interviews with historians, journalists and inner-circle members. Among them: Bush's chiefs of...
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July 29, 2019 - 11:47 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — PBS will air a five-part documentary series called "Asian Americans." The series will chronicle the Asian American story in the U.S. and aims to launch in 2020 during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which is in May. In 2010, the U.S. Census identified the Asian...
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FILE - This May 18, 2019 file photo shows actress Rita Moreno at the 78th annual Peabody Awards in New York. PBS announced Monday, July 29, it will air a documentary about Moreno, “Rita Moreno: The Girl Who Decided to Go For It,” charting her decades-long career. The project is slated to air in 2020. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)
July 29, 2019 - 11:45 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — PBS will air a documentary on EGOT winner Rita Moreno, the network announced Monday. "Rita Moreno: The Girl Who Decided to Go for It" will chart her decades-long career. It will feature interviews, archival footage, reenactments of Moreno's childhood and animation...
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Jen Salke participates in the Amazon Prime Video "Executive Session" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 28, 2019 - 2:10 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amazon Prime Video's "Making the Cut" isn't just about fashion, it's about worldwide commerce. Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke told a TV critics meeting Saturday that there's an international field of designers in the upcoming competition series. That makes them a...
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Gary Carr, from left, Anne Hathaway, Cristin Milioti and Daniel Jones participate in the Amazon Prime Video "Modern Love" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 27, 2019 - 4:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Hathaway says playing a bipolar character in Amazon's new series "Modern Love" affected her emotionally long after she wrapped the role. Hathaway plays Terry Cheney, a woman navigating romance with bipolar disorder, in an episode of the anthology. The series, based on The...
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Faith Soloway, left, and Jill Soloway participate in the Amazon Prime Video "Transparent" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 27, 2019 - 3:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Transparent" creator Jill Soloway says they know wrapping up the award-winning series with a musical finale is a risk, but risks are part of the show's DNA. Soloway joined sibling and executive producer Faith Soloway and the cast of the Amazon series during a Television Critics...
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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson participates in the Starz "Power" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Friday, July 26, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 27, 2019 - 12:22 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 50 Cent said he thinks "Power" being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. "I like to say it's racial. That's the easy way to get out of things," said the rapper and executive...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2019 file photo, Mary J. Blige arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The end of the hit Starz series “Power” is the beginning of several planned spinoffs, the first featuring Blige. The Grammy-winning singer and actress said the announcement was probably the most exciting thing that would happen to her this year. Blige’s casting in the new show, titled “Power Book II: Ghost,” was announced Friday, July 26 at a TV critics’ meeting. The sixth and last season of “Power” will air in two parts, Starz said. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2019 - 10:09 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The end of the hit Starz series "Power" is the beginning of several planned spinoffs, the first featuring Mary J. Blige. The Grammy-winning singer and actress said the announcement was probably the most exciting thing that would happen to her this year. Blige's casting...
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Co-creator/executive producer Mindy Kaling speaks in Hulu's "Four Weddings and a Funeral" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Friday, July 26, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Hulu's "Four Weddings and a Funeral" pays homage to the 1994 film, but don't expect a Hugh Grant copycat in the limited series. Creator Mindy Kaling says she deliberately avoided duplicating the movie's floppy-haired British guy as the romantic lead. That character and...
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