Posts Tagged Television programs

Review: The case against binge-watching TV

This image released by Netflix shows Taylor Schilling, left, and Uzo Aduba in a scene from "Orange Is the New Black." Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching _ going through several episodes in a single stretch, rather than one a week, as was common before the advent of digital video recorders and Internet streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. (AP Photo/Netflix, Paul Schiraldi, File)

LAKE CITY, Pa. (AP) — It’s no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits.

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Celebrities join public TV anti-dropout effort

In this Sept. 28, 2013 photo provided by WNET, Wes Moore, right, hosts "American Graduate Day 2014," at Tisch Studio in Lincoln Center, in New York.  The show airs on public media Sept. 27, 2014 to celebrate individuals and groups helping young people achieve college and career success. Moore, the bestselling author of "The Other Wes Moore," and host of “Beyond Belief” on the Oprah Winfrey Network, is a longtime education advocate, and founder of BridgeEdU - an innovative college completion platform that reinvents the freshman year. (AP Photo/WNET, Joseph Sinnott)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Bennett and Edward James Olmos are among the celebrities joining a public media effort to boost school graduation rates.

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Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon.

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Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize

This Jan. 13, 2013 file photo shows Jay Leno, left, and Jimmy Fallon backstage at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his “Tonight Show” predecessor Jay Leno with the nation’s top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Leno will receive the prize during a performance by his fellow comedians Oct. 19 in Washington. The show will be broadcast nationally Nov. 23 on PBS stations. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, file)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his “Tonight Show” predecessor Jay Leno with the nation’s top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

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List of winners from the 66th Emmy Awards

In a story Aug. 26 listing the Emmy Awards winners, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Adam Bernstein won for outstanding directing of a miniseries, movie or dramatic special for “Fargo.” Colin Bucksey won the category for “Fargo.” Bernstein was also nominated for his direction of “Fargo.”

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