Posts Tagged Television programs

Biblical soap opera enjoying ungodly success in Brazil

In this May 13, 2015 photo, Brazilian actresses perform on the set of the Brazilian prime-time soap opera, "The Ten Commandments" at a RecNov studio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Set in ancient Egypt and loosely based on the story of Moses, “The Ten Commandments” is billed as Brazil’s first Biblical soap opera. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final close.

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FIFA probe shines light on middle-man sports marketing firms

Private security guards stand outside the headquarters of sports marketing company Traffic Sports, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 28, 2015. U.S. officials say Jose Hawilla, the owner of the Brazil-based sports marketing firm, is one of four men who has pleaded guilty in the U.S. soccer corruption investigation involving bribes totaling more than $100 million. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department’s targeting of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, has put a spotlight on the powerful role that marketing firms play in the global sports arena.

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Hulu pulls ’19 Kids’ after allegations against Josh Duggar

This undated image released by TLC, shows some members of the Duggar family from the reality series "19 Kids & Counting." The family is featured in the show, whose 10th season concluded May 19, 2015. (TLC via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Hulu has pulled the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.

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Debut of ‘Daily Show With Trevor Noah’ set for Sept. 28

In this April 13, 2015 file photo, Trevor Noah, South African comedian and new host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, poses at South African Tourism's sixth annual Ubuntu Awards, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Comedy Central says Sept. 28, 2015 will be opening night for Noah, when the 31-year-old will be stepping into the job held by Jon Stewart since 1999.  (Jason DeCrow/South African Tourism via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central says Sept. 28 will be opening night for Trevor Noah as the new host of “The Daily Show.”

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Lawyer: Tracy Morgan happy Wal-Mart crash lawsuit behind him

In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of "Fargo" at the SVA Theater in New York. Actor-comedian Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a New Jersey highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. A filing in federal court in Newark on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, refers to a confidential settlement reached by the two sides.  (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan was very emotional after settling his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

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