Posts Tagged Television programs

Review: Plenty of options for HBO online, not enough time

In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO, talks about HBO Now for Apple TV during an Apple event in San Francisco.  Like HBO Go, the app that cable and satellite TV subscribers have, HBO Now gives you instant access to new TV episodes and movies, along with programs from months and years ago. You don’t need a cable TV package to watch hit shows such as “Game of Thrones” and “Girls.” (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Now, the cable channel’s new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse.

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Dr. Oz: We will not be silenced

In this June 17, 2014, file photo, Dr. Mehmet Oz, vice chairman and professor of surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Oz is fighting back against critics who are trying to get him removed from a faculty position at Columbia University. Dr. Mehmet Oz will air an episode of his syndicated talk show on Thursday that specifically takes on the group of 10 doctors from around the country who wrote to a Columbia dean about him. The group suggested last week that Oz promotes “quack treatments” of weight loss supplements with no scientific proof that they work. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Vowing that “we will not be silenced,” television’s Dr. Oz is fighting back against critics who are trying to get him removed from a faculty position at Columbia University.

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A ‘Beat the Clock’ for the YouTube generation

In this Tuesday, March 31, 2015 photo, host Elliot Morgan, center, watches over contestants Dominic DeAngelis, left, and Gabie Hanna as they try to knock over glasses with party whistles during a taping of the classic game show "Beat the Clock," at YouTube Space LA, in Los Angeles. FremantleMedia, the company that owns the rights to "Beat the Clock" and more than 150 other game show formats, commissioned original digital content studio Tiny Riot! to produce content for Buzzr.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This isn’t your grandparents’ “Beat the Clock.”

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Forget happiness: Dark comedy ‘Happyish’ sets the bar lower

HOLD FOR STORY - This photo provided by CBS shows, Steve Coogan, as Thom, in season 1 of the television series, "Happyish."  The show starring Coogan debuts April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Showtime, Mark Schafer)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A veteran ad man at an existential crossroads has a “Mad Men” ring to it. Stir victimized Keebler cartoon elves into Showtime’s dark comedy “Happyish” and it’s obvious that something very different is afoot.

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PBS probes slave-owning issue; Affleck expresses regret

NEW YORK (AP) —

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