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World Series TV rating down from ’13, up over ’12

The Kansas City Royals celebrate after their 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals lead the series 2-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The World Series is averaging a 7.5 rating through three games, down 7 percent from last year but up 4 percent over San Francisco’s last appearance in 2012.

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TLC cancels its ‘Honey Boo Boo’ series

In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, beauty pageant regular and reality show star Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson speaks during an interview as her mother, June Shannon, looks on in her home in McIntyre, Ga. On Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the TLC network canceled the “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” series, following published reports that Shannon was in a relationship with a man who had a criminal past. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.

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P.D. James’ riff on Jane Austen comes to TV

This photo provided by PBS/Masterpiece shows Matthew Rhys, left, as Darcy and Anna Maxwell Martin as Elizabeth Darcy, in "Death Comes to Pemberley." The television show airing Oct. 26, 2014 and Nov. 2 on PBS, is adapted from P.D. James’ 2011 mystery novel that revisits characters from Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” (AP Photo/PBS/Masterpiece, Robert Viglasky/Origin Pictures)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actors generally are eager for work and a challenge, but Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin admit they were skittish about taking on the lead characters of “Pride and Prejudice.”

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James Corden to take over ‘Late Late Show’ March 9

This June 25, 2014 file photo shows James Corden at the New York premiere of "Begin Again" in New York. CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show." Corden is replacing Craig Ferguson, who after a decade in the host chair exits Dec. 18. The show will continue to originate from Los Angeles. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of “The Late Late Show.”

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Burns’ series gives PBS a ratings milestone

In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns walks through the museum at the Georgia home used by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Warm Springs, Ga.  FDR, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and another Roosevelt who occupied the White House as president, Theodore Roosevelt, are the subjects of a new Burns documentary for public television, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” PBS said the seven, two-hour episodes that aired last month had an average audience of 9.2 million viewers. The most popular was the first night, on Sept. 14, which had 11.7 million viewers, according to the Nielsen company. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns’ series “The Roosevelts” earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker’s third most popular film after “The Civil War” and “Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.”

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