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Hot on TV: Zombies, basketball, Jesus

NEW YORK (AP) — Zombies, basketball and Jesus Christ have been hot television properties during the past week.

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AP Exclusive: ‘Daily Show’ host Noah discusses his new gig

In this photo taken Oct. 27 2009 South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

NEW YORK (AP) — The deal was done only last week, says Trevor Noah, the 31-year-old South African comedian who will take over “The Daily Show” from longtime host Jon Stewart.

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NBC News’ boss faces challenge fixing MSNBC

In this Aug. 2, 2011 file photo, Phil Griffin, left, president of MSNBC, Rachel Maddow, center, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show," and Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word," take part in a panel discussion on the show at the NBC Universal summer press tour, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Griffin has run MSNBC since 2006. Normally, executives at networks with his ratings are looking for another job, especially with a new boss coming in. But he and Andy Lack have a long relationship, and Griffin has credited Lack with kick-starting his career by assigning him to supervise NBC News coverage of the O.J. Simpson case.  (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the same puzzles he tried to solve a decade and a half ago: how to make MSNBC work.

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Details on PlayStation Vue, comparison with Sling TV

This file screen shot image provided by Sony Computer Entertainment America shows the "You're Watching" section of the Sony PlayStation Vue interface. Launched Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia, Sony’s PlayStation Vue service is the latest Internet-only offering, with more than 50 broadcast and cable channels starting at $50 a month. HBO and ESPN aren’t included, but additional sports channels are available for a $10 or $20 more. (AP Photo/Sony Computer Entertainment America, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s new PlayStation Vue online TV service launched in three cities last week with more than 50 channels starting at $50. Additional channels can be had for $10 to $20 more, and the service comes with some on-demand apps for remote viewings.

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