Posts Tagged Television programs

Reports of Maggie Smith’s ‘Downton’ exit may be premature

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Maggie Smith in a scene from "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Laurie Sparham)

LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.

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Cypriot referee blows whistle on alleged match-fixing

In this Monday, Feb, 16, 2015, Cyprus' soccer referee Marios Panayi speaks to the Associated Press during an interview in capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Marios Panayi outlined a web of corruption allegations that he says has besmirched Cypriot soccer and damaged the credibility of its referees. The full-time referee told The Associated Press that some Cypriot referees are deciding the outcomes of games with incorrect calls ordered up by a senior Cyprus Football Association official who he said manipulates team standings to keep himself in power and to keep negotiating lucrative television rights deals.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee.

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Television’s ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session

In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Judge Judy Sheindlin attends the Vanity Fair Tribeca Film Festival party at the State Supreme Courthouse in New York. Daytime television’s most popular personality, “Judge Judy” Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and will keep her court in session into 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File )

NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime television’s most popular personality, “Judge Judy” Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and plans to keep her court in session into 2020.

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Julianne and Derek Hough to hit the road again this summer

Dancers Derek Hough and Julianne Hough participate in AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss their upcoming "Move" live dance tour at AOL Studios on Monday, March 2, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sibling performers Derek and Julianne Hough have a busy summer ahead.

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Brokaw memoir about his battle with cancer coming in May

In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, Tom Brokaw speaks at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner in Hershey, Pa. Brokaw, the former NBC anchor has a memoir coming out May 12, Random House announced Monday, March 2, 2015. The book is called “A Lucky Life Interrupted” and will draw upon a journal Brokaw began keeping in 2013 after learning he had multiple myeloma. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brokaw is sharing the news about his battle with cancer.

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