Posts Tagged Television

ABC’s Sawyer does prime-time prison special

In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, Diane Sawyer attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special in New York. Sawyer  traveled to four prisons across the country for a special, “A Nation of Women Behind Bars,” that will air on ABC Friday at 10 p.m. EST. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For her first big assignment after leaving as ABC “World News Tonight” anchor, Diane Sawyer went behind bars.

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New cable show offers sex in a box as therapy

This image released by WeTV shows contestants Elle, right, and Brandon during a taping of the new relationship therapy series "Sex Box," airing Friday at 10 p.m. EST. (AP Photo/WeTV)

NEW YORK (AP) — A relationship therapy TV show that premieres Friday gives most participating couples the same prescription: Go into a modular, windowless room onstage and have sex while the studio audience waits until they’re done. Not surprisingly, “Sex Box” has attracted some negative attention.

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Williams tells TV station Panthers are releasing him

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams said the team plans to release him after nine seasons.

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Nielsen: Oscars viewership down 16 percent

Host Neil Patrick Harris speaks at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar viewership was down 16 percent from last year and reached its lowest point since 2009, with 36.6 million people watching the Neil Patrick Harris-hosted awards show on ABC Sunday night.

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