Posts Tagged Television programs

WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.

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‘Ballers’ looks at humor, drama in the lives of pro athletes

In this image released by HBO, Dwayne Johnson, left, and Rob Corddry appear in a scene from the series "Ballers," airing Sundays at 10 p.m. EDT on HBO. (Jeff Daly/HBO via AP)

MIAMI (AP) — Omar Benson Miller spent three seasons on “CSI: Miami,” but only this past year did he get a chance to film a television show in South Florida.

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NBC severing business relationship with Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump casts a shadow against papers he used while speaking to members of the City Club of Chicago, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

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Early, weighty choices in ‘Frontline’ doc ‘Growing Up Trans’

This image released by PBS shows transgender teen Ariel, formerly Ian, in a scene from "Growing Up Trans", from the "Frontline" series airing on PBS on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. “Growing Up Trans” explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever and their parents are now experiencing it. (Frontline/PBS via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Growing Up Trans” explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for these youngsters as they also navigate the changes adolescence brings.

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Discovery secures European Olympic TV rights through 2024

In this Wednesday July 9, 2014 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference after an executive board meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.   U.S. based media giant Discovery Communications Inc. has secured the European broadcast rights for four Olympics through 2024 in a landmark deal worth euro1.3 billion ($1.45 billion). The parent company of the Discovery Channel and Eurosport won the rights to the games of 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024, and also agreed to collaborate with the IOC on its new year-round Olympic Channel. The IOC says the deal covers all platforms, including free television, subscription and pay TV, internet and mobile phones in 50 countries across the continent. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)

LONDON (AP) — U.S.-based media giant Discovery Communications Inc. secured the European broadcast rights for four Olympics through 2024 on Monday in a landmark deal worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.45 billion).

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