• 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.

  • This Oct. 18, 2014 photo shows fan art from the anime series "Tamako Market" at the Demachi Masugata Shotengai in Kyoto, Japan. Anime tourism is a phenomenon in Japan, with fans hunting down real-world places that are used as settings in the cartoons. (Michael Vito via AP)

    Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in anime

    TOKYO (AP) — Everyone’s surprised that “Pokemon Go” is getting people out from behind their screens and out of the house. But Japanese animated creations have a much longer tradition of sending people on real-world adventures, although in a very different way.

  • St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Mike Mayers reacts after allowing a grand slam to Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, not seen, during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 24, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Billy Hurst)

    Cardinals’ Mayers battered in ML debut; Dodgers win 9-6

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Mike Mayers had one of the worst major league debuts ever, and did it on national TV.

  • In this Jan. 7, 2016, file photo, Ken Griffey Jr., left, poses for a photograph with Mike Piazza at a press conference announcing they are both elected into the 2016 National Baseball Hall of Fame, in New York. The Seattle Mariners made Ken Griffey Jr. the first pick of the 1987 amateur draft and a year later the Dodgers selected Mike Piazza on the 62nd round with the 1,390th pick. Both left indelible imprints on the game and will be rewarded Sunday with induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    Baseball Hall revamps veterans’ committees

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Baseball’s Hall of Fame has again revamped its veterans’ committees, attempting to increase consideration for more contemporary players, managers, umpires and executives.

  • 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.

  • This image released by the Disney Channel shows the character Elena who  becomes a crown princess in a scene from, "Elena of Avalor," premiering July 22 on Disney Channel. (Disney Channel via AP)

    Disney’s first Latina princess, Elena, takes her bow on TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rarefied sorority of Disney princesses has come a long way since 1937’s Snow White set the tone, gradually expanding to add Asian, African-American, Native American and Middle Eastern tiara-wearers. Prepare to curtsy before another fresh face: Elena, the first Latina to take the vaunted throne.