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TV Networks Beefing Up Staff for 2020 Presidential Election

NEW YORK — The competitive chiefs of ABC, CBS and NBC News found something to agree on Thursday: Each is hiring more staff to cover the 2020 presidential election than they have for any other election. That's partly due to growing digital operations at the ...
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Call Him Judge Jerry: Springer Gets Court Show

NEW YORK — Hopefully there won't be any chairs in this courtroom. Talk show host Jerry Springer is getting a new TV role as "Judge Jerry," where he'll hear testimony and render verdicts before a studio audience. NBC Universal Television Distribution announc...
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Tonight Show Cancels Norm Macdonald After MeToo Comments

NEW YORK — "The Tonight Show" canceled an appearance by Norm Macdonald after criticism of his comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr. In a statement, NBC said it canceled Tuesday's appearance "out of sensitivity ...

Tiger Woods Juices Ratings for PGA Championship

NEW YORK — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from...