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FILE - In this Friday, May 19, 2006 file photo, Indy Racing League driver Townsend Bell dons his helmet before practicing for the 90th running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.  NBC Sports analyst Townsend Bell will have his own unique double duty Saturday, July 4, 2020 when he calls the IndyCar race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then flies to Daytona International Speedway to compete in the IMSA sports car race.  (AP Photo/Tom Strattman, File)
Bell to commentate and race on same day in different statesTownsend Bell is putting his own unique twist on “double duty” this weekend
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FILE - This Feb. 15, 1960 file photo shows host Hugh Downs on the set of the game show "Concentration" in National Broadcasting Company Studio in New York.  Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died. His family said Downs died of natural causes Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 99. Downs was a host of the ‘Today’ show on NBC, worked on the ‘Tonight’ show when Jack Paar was in charge, and hosted the long-running game show "Concentration." (AP Photo, File)
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, diesHugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
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FILE - Mike Judge arrives at a screening for "Silicon Valley" during the 35th annual PaleyFest in Los Angeles on March 18, 2018. Comedy Central announced an expansive deal with Judge to reimagine MTV's 1990s animated series "Beavis and Butt-Head," as well as additional spin-offs and specials. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Right time to 'get stupid again': Beavis, Butt-Head comebackBeavis and Butt-Head are coming back to TV in a reimagined version of the animated series about a pair of Gen X slackers."
The Associated Press3 days ago
For third time this month, Fox News leads all networksThe biggest prime-time television stars now aren't comics like Jerry Seinfeld or action stars like Mark Harmon
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2014 file photo, Mel Brooks, left, stands with Carl Reiner during Brooks' hand and footprint ceremony on the 40th anniversary of the movie "Young Frankenstein," in Los Angeles. Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks’ “2000 Year Old Man,” has died, according to reports. Variety reported he died of natural causes on Monday night, June 29, 2020, at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 98. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
Carl Reiner, comedy’s rare untortured genius, dies at 98Carl Reiner,  who died Monday at 98, was the rare untortured genius of comedy, his career a story of laughter and camaraderie, of innovation and triumph and affection
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FILE - In this May 24, 1964 file photo, cast and crew of the television comedy series "The Dick Van Dyke Show" from left, Richard Deacon, Mary Tyler Moore, Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series, Lead; Dick Van Dyke, Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series, Lead; Sheldon Leonard, producer of the show, which was named best comedy series; Carl Reiner, Outstanding Writing Achievement in a Series; and Jerry Paris, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy. pose with their awards at the 16th Annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.  Variety reported that Reiner died of natural causes on Monday night, June 29, 2020, at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 98. (AP Photo, File)
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' diesCarl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo, Gary Woodland poses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. The U.S. Open is returning to NBC starting this year at Winged Foot after Fox Sports has asked to end its 12-year contract with the USGA, multiple people told The Associated Press on Sunday night, June 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
USGA transfers US media rights from Fox back to NBCUniversalThe USGA is leaving the Fox for the Peacock
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FILE - This Sept. 10, 2019, file photo shows Kim Kardashian arriving to the Serena Williams fashion show during Fashion Week in New York. Kim Kardashian West is selling a stake in her beauty brand for $200 million, in a deal that values the TV reality star's three-year-old business at $1 billion. The buyer is Covergirl owner Coty Inc., which will get a 20% stake in KKW Beauty.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Kim Kardashian West sells stake in beauty brand for $200MKim Kardashian West is selling a stake in her beauty brand for $200 million, in a deal that values the TV reality star’s three-year-old business at $1 billion
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo, Gary Woodland poses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. The U.S. Open is returning to NBC starting this year at Winged Foot after Fox Sports has asked to end its 12-year contract with the USGA, multiple people told The Associated Press on Sunday night, June 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
AP sources: NBC gets US Open as Fox gets out of contractThe Associated Press has learned NBC is getting the U.S. Open back this year
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2010 file photo, actor and show co-creator Mike Henry appears with signage for his animated series "The Cleveland Show" at a panel discussion at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif. The show was a spin-off from the long-running series "Family Guy." Henry, announced Friday, June 26, that he will no longer voice the black character Cleveland Brown on "Family Guy." The spin-off series was canceled after its fourth season in 2013. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)
Mike Henry to stop voicing Black character on 'Family Guy'“Family Guy” voice actor Mike Henry says he is stepping down from the role of Cleveland Brown on the Fox animated series
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This combination photo shows Heather Tom at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. on May 5, 2019, left, and Jason Thompson at the 43rd annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on May 1, 2016. Tom won an Emmys for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for her role in "The Bold and the Beautiful," and Thompson won an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for his role in "The Young and the Restless," at the  47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. (AP Photo)
Daytime Emmys: 'The Young and the Restless' wins best drama“The Young and the Restless” won best drama at the first virtual Daytime Emmys along with three acting trophies, with some winners speaking out about racial injustice
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, actress Elizabeth Banks arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Banks will play the manic science teacher Ms. Frizzle in a live-action film "The Magic School Bus," based on the animated TV show that ran 1994 to 1997. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Elizabeth Banks to drive 'Magic School Bus' onto big screens“The Magic School Bus” has traveled everywhere from Pluto to inside the human body
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New HBO series looks at lives disrupted by a serial killerIt's said that timing is everything when it comes to documentary filmmaking
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Atlanta reality TV star charged with misusing relief fundsFederal officials say a reality TV star who appeared on the show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” has been indicted for allegedly misusing coronavirus relief funds
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President Donald Trump speaks during his campaign rally at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, June 20, 2020. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
Trump rally flop in Tulsa, but a hit on televisionIt's clear where many of President Donald Trump's supporters who didn't show up for his campaign rally in Oklahoma last Saturday were instead
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