Tag Archives: Television in the United States

11Nov/17

Actor John Hillerman dead at 84

(NBC) – John Hillerman, star of “Magnum P.I.,” has died. The actor’s nephew told local media that Hillerman died at his home in Houston, Texas. He was 84. Continue reading

09Nov/17

Apple orders Witherspoon, Aniston drama in TV push

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Apple Inc has ordered two seasons of a drama series that stars Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston and looks at the lives of people working on a morning television show, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday (November 08). Continue reading

23Oct/17

David Letterman honored with Mark Twain prize for humor

David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture. Continue reading

19Aug/17

Protest march begins ahead of Boston ‘Free Speech’ rally

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 19, 2017) (NBC) – Opposition groups began to march on the streets of Boston Saturday (August 19) ahead of a “Free Speech” rally with right-wing speakers, a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist protest. Continue reading

15Aug/17

Teen Choice honors Pratt, Zendaya, Fifth Harmony

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – The Teen Choice Awards were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday (August 13). The show, which honored actors, singers, and social media stars, was highlighted by Chris Pratt, who made his first public appearance since his separation from his wife, Anna Farris. Pratt was honored with two awards, including Choice Sci-fi movie actor. Continue reading

12Mar/17

Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards

Ellen DeGeneres, Fifth Harmony, The Ghostbusters, Kevin Hart, Chris Hemsworth, Jace Norman, JoJo Siwa, Zendaya and More Win Big at Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards Continue reading

25Jan/16
Pearl River County gun shop

Mississippi gun store owner, son killed in shootout with customers

A gun store owner and his son were shot dead in Pearl River County, Mississippi, on Saturday afternoon after an argument with two customers over a service charge got out of hand, authorities said.
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26Nov/15

Thanksgiving parade set amid heightened security

City officials estimate 3.5 million spectators will crowd New York City to watch Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, held under tight security two weeks after the attacks in Paris. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading