• Correction: GOP 2016 Convention-TV Ratings story

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story July 22 about ratings for Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican convention, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 1.9 million viewers watched it on PBS. It was 2.75 million viewers.

  • Trump convention speech draws 32.2 million TV viewers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Nielsen company says an estimated 32.2 million people watched Donald Trump deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech.

  • Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    TV maestro Donald Trump took his reality show to Cleveland

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bluster and brutishness have long made a home on reality TV, including Donald Trump’s former showcase.

  • In this Jan. 30, 1996 file photo, Roger Ailes, left, speaks at a news conference as Rupert Murdoch looks on after it was announced that Ailes will be chairman and CEO of Fox News. 21st Century Fox said Thursday, July 21, 2016, that Ailes is resigning immediately. Murdoch will assume the role of Chairman and acting CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    The post-Ailes Fox News may have bigger problems

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes built the Fox News Channel into a ratings juggernaut, one that successfully presented a conservative alternative to mainstream news and garnered a large new audience in the Age of Trump.

  • In this May 18, 2010 file photo, TV personality Gretchen Carlson appears on the set of "Fox & friends" in New York.  Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is resigning from the network immediately, according to a statement by 21st Century Fox on Thursday, July 21, 2016. The decision comes amid allegations by Carlson that she was fired after refusing his sexual advances. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Timeline of events leading to Roger Ailes resignation

    NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the key events leading up to Roger Ailes’ resignation from Fox News Channel, the cable-news juggernaut he built from scratch two decades ago:

  • In a Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes poses at Fox News in New York. 21st Century Fox says Ailes is resigning. The announcement comes amid  charges by former anchor Gretchen Carlson, who claims she was fired after refusing his sexual advances. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)

    Roger Ailes out as head of Fox News, Fox Business

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel, his career at the network he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following allegations that he forced out a former anchor after she spurned his sexual advances.

  • Commissioner John Swofford announces an ACC/ESPN Network during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    ACC, ESPN extend deal to 2036 that includes new ACC Network

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford said Thursday the league has extended its media deal with ESPN through the 2035-36 season, which includes the eventual launch of an ACC TV channel.

  • Newspapers withdraw applications for Olympic accreditation

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s two largest newspaper groups are not sending journalists to cover the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because of a dispute with broadcasting rights-holder Sky TV and the New Zealand Olympic Committee over accreditation terms they say will unfairly restrict coverage.

  • Seminoles football to appear on all-access Showtime series

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State will be featured on this season’s all-access football series on Showtime.

  • AP source: ACC, ESPN to launch ACC Network in 2019

    The Atlantic Coast Conference’s television network will launch in August 2019, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday.