• Marlins fire TV analyst Tommy Hutton after 19 seasons

    MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have fired Tommy Hutton, their TV analyst for 19 years.

  • This photo provided by courtesy of HBO shows, Michiel Huisman, from left, Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Iain Glen, in a scene from "Game of Thrones," season 5.  TV fans want gifts that recognize their passion, like a "Game of Thrones" wax seal coaster set.  (Nick Wall/HBO via AP)

    There’s a holiday gift to make every TV fan happy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pity TV fans back in the day, eager to buy really cool merchandise tie-ins to their favorite series but victims of bad timing.

  • In this May 13, 2015 file photo, HLN anchor Robin Meade, left, and CEO Albie Hecht attend the Turner Network 2015 Upfront at Madison Square Garden in New York. Hecht has quit as chief executive of the HLN network, leaving the CNN offshoot in search of a new boss. echt, a former executive at Spike and Nickelodeon, joined the former Headline News two years ago to guide the network in the direction of being a social media hub.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

    HLN network boss out after 2 years

    NEW YORK (AP) — Albie Hecht has quit as chief executive of the HLN network, leaving the CNN offshoot in search of a new boss.

  • This image provided by CBS shows a scene from the holiday classic, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," airing Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015,  8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network.  (CBS/Classic Media via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO ARCHIVE; NO SALES; FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY.

    The Grinch, Mariah Carey join the holiday TV festivities

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s that most wonderful time of the TV year when we are visited again by the welcome ghosts of classic holiday programs past — hello again, Frosty the Snowman and even mean old Grinch!

  • LA Clippers dance squad to get reality series

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers’ dance squad is getting its own reality series.

  • In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Joe Stinziano, executive vice president of Samsung Electronics America, introduces a Samsung SUHD 4K TV at a news conference in Las Vegas. There’s an emerging picture standard that offers four times the pixels of today’s high definition. It’s known as ultra-high definition, or 4K. But do you need it? (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

    TV Buying Guide: Get out tape measure before shopping

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you’re shopping for a TV, get out a tape measure and do some quick calculations before you head to the store. And count the number of gadgets you’ll want to connect to your screen.

  • In this image released by CBS, Marcia Gay Harden, right, and Alton Fitzgerald White appear in a scene from the series "Code Black." scheduled to air on Nov. 25, 2015 on CBS. White, who has played the role of “Mufasa” in “The Lion King” over 4000 times, guest stars. (Monty Brinton/CBS via AP)

    CBS drama ‘Code Black’ welcomes cast from ‘The Lion King’

    NEW YORK (AP) — The medical drama CBS’ “Code Black” gets a dose of Broadway magic this week when cast members from “The Lion King” — and one memorable Mufasa — end up in the emergency room.

  • 2 World Cup luge events in US means more exposure

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Luge is the fastest sport on ice and breathtaking for fans watching the competitors whiz by face-up and feet-first on their fiberglass sleds.

  • This image released by National Geographic shows a scene from "Saints & Strangers," premiering Nov. 22-23 at 9 p.m. ET. The four-hour movie tells the story of  religious pilgrims and thrill-seeking opportunists thrown together on the Mayflower, and their efforts to build a settlement peacefully among the Native Americans they encounter. ??(David Bloomer/National Geographic Channels via AP)

    Nat Geo movie tells gritty Pilgrims’ tale

    NEW YORK (AP) — With its political infighting, tip-of-the-arrow diplomacy and climactic decapitation scene, the National Geographic Channel’s film “Saints & Strangers” is the “Game of Thrones” version of the first Thanksgiving.