• In this Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, executive producers Alex Gibney, left, and Kahane Cooperman participate in "The New Yorker Presents" panel at the The Amazon 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. The New Yorker regularly features a formidable mix of deeply-reported stories and profiles, fiction, slices of life, cultural coverage and cartoons. Makers of "The New Yorker Presents" achieved the small miracle of capturing the magazine's rhythm and pioneering a "60 Minutes"-style newsmagazine with the work done by documentarians instead of news reporters. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Amazon debuts series based on New Yorker magazine

    NEW YORK (AP) — After working 18 years at “The Daily Show,” Kahane Cooperman had only a weekend off last summer before starting a job running Amazon’s new video version of The New Yorker magazine.

  • In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards. Rock will be back as host this year, but it's an open question how many African American viewers will be tuning in. A lack of diversity in Oscar nominations have led to stars like Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith calling for a boycott of the Academy Awards, scheduled for Feb. 28. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    Even before controversy, blacks cool to Oscars telecast

    NEW YORK (AP) — The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.

  • In this image released by FX, Cuba Gooding Jr. portrays O.J. Simpson, left, in a scene from "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," a 10-part series that debuted on Feb. 2. The first part of FX's star-studded miniseries on the former football star's murder case and trial became the most-watched scripted series premiere in the network's history, the Nielsen company said. (Ray Mickshaw/FX via AP)

    TV viewers choose Simpson over Madoff in crime stories

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a television competition between notorious criminals, O.J. Simpson topped Bernard Madoff.