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Politics Jun 27President Trump takes swipe at CNN following resignations
President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday.
Politics Oct 20Chris Wallace’s simple question churns post-debate chatter
Fox News' Chris Wallace worked hard to keep the final presidential debate substantive, but it was the simplest of queries that extracted the biggest headline.
Arts Sep 19Trump becomes punchline at this year’s Emmys
Since it often seems like the most entertaining limited series on television, there was little surprise that the presidential campaign made its presence felt at the Emmy Awards.
Politics Jun 23C-SPAN uses social media feeds to cover sit-in protest
With the cameras it uses to cover Congress shut off, C-SPAN turned to social media feeds on to beam live coverage of the House Democrat's sit-in to demand votes on gun control legislation.
Politics Mar 27Trump’s penchant for phone interviews draws network ire
In television news, a telephone interview is typically frowned upon. Donald Trump’s fondness for them is changing habits and causing consternation in newsrooms, while challenging political traditions.
Politics Jan 28Fox says Trump demanded $5 million donation
NEW YORK -- Last-minute attempts by Fox News Channel to end its feud with Donald Trump failed and Thursday's presidential debate went on without him, creating the odd spectacle of competing television networks covering a Trump rally at the same…
Politics Nov 09Trump’s ‘SNL’ appearance wins viewers; critics call it a ‘dud’
NEW YORK -- "Saturday Night Live" earned the expected ratings benefit of an episode hosted by Donald Trump but, given the protests and vicious panning the show received, NBC has to wonder if it was all worthwhile.
Politics Oct 30GOP suspends partnership with NBC News for February debate
After this week's controversial CNBC debate, the Republican National Committee says it's suspending its partnership with NBC News and its properties and won't allow the network to co-host a presidential primary debate scheduled for February.
Arts Sep 09Stephen Colbert debuts his new take on late night TV
NEW YORK — Stephen Colbert began his tenure as host of the CBS "Late Show" Tuesday with a tribute to predecessor David Letterman, a brief conversation with rival Jimmy Fallon and a surprise cameo from Comedy Central buddy Jon Stewart.
Nation Sep 08Stephen Colbert officially takes over as ‘The Late Show’ host
Stephen Colbert — the real guy, not the Comedy Central character — officially takes over for the retired David Letterman as host of CBS' "The Late Show" on Tuesday night.