Posts Tagged Television programs

Tester to ESPN: Air more FCS playoff games

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is calling on ESPN to expand its coverage of Football Championship Series playoff games, in particular those featuring the University of Montana and Montana State University.

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875 hours of holiday programming on TV last year

NEW YORK (AP) — If it’s anything like last year, television viewers won’t have to look very hard for holiday-themed programming this season.

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Singer John Mayer among ‘Late Late Show’ subs

In this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, Drew Carey arrives at the CBS Daytime After Dark comedy event at The Comedy Store  in West Hollywood, Calif. Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS' "The Late Late Show" before new host James Corden takes over in March. The network on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, announced its plans for the 12:37 a.m. time slot for the winter months after current host Craig Ferguson leaves. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Drew Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS’s “The Late Late Show” before new host James Corden takes over in March.

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Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for cancellation

In this Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, Garth Brooks attends the 2014 ASCAP Centennial Awards, benefiting the ASCAP Foundation and its music education, talent development and humanitarian activities, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer. NBC on Wednesday, Nov. 26, confirmed the postponement, saying Brooks was being replaced on the show by Whoopi Goldberg and Tom Colicchio. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC’s “Tonight” show because he said it “seemed distasteful” given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer.

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NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014

In this Aug. 1, 2011, file photo, Mark Lazarus, Chairman of NBC Sports Group, takes part in a panel discussion on "Sunday Night Football" along with the show's producer Fred Gaudelli at the NBC Universal summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it. The NFL’s knack for defying the viewership declines that plague nearly everything else on TV wouldn’t be possible without each time slot consistently filled with enticing matchups, said Lazarus. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it.

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