Posts Tagged Television programs

Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, file photo, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.  appears before the Nevada Athletic Commission in Las Vegas. Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing championship boxer Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a “dog house” fight to the death. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a “dog house” fight that was supposed to last until someone quit.

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‘SNL’ adds black woman to cast from writers room

In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, actress Leslie Jones poses at the "Top Five" premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. NBC says "Saturday Night Live" is adding Leslie Jones to its cast. The African-American comedian wins her on-camera role after serving as a writer on the show last season. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast.

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‘Stalker’ star Maggie Q loves acting _ and privacy

In this image released by CBS, Maggie Q appears in a scene from "Stalker." The series, which stars Maggie and Dylan McDermott as detectives who investigate stalking incidents for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD, airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET. (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton)

NEW YORK (AP) — For Maggie Q, her new series, “Stalker,” hits close to home. But not too close, if Maggie can help it. She sees privacy, and guarding her personal space, as vital to her freedom.

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Olympic leaders to finalize Bach’s reform package

In this Wednesday, July 9, 2014 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference after an executive board meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)

LONDON (AP) — IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel.

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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

This Feb. 23, 2011 file photo shows three Dish Network satellite dishes at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, Calif. Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish’s programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

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