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Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith (55)c elaborates his fumble recovery in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)
Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TVWith the coronavirus having thrown a halt to the production of most dramas and comedies, television ratings for the first week of the fall season were way down compared to last year
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In this Sept. 28, 2020, booking photo provided by the Williamson County, Texas, Sheriff's office shows Sheriff Robert Chody, who was booked into his jail Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, on a $10,000 bond. A grand jury indicted the Texas sheriff Monday on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death of Javier Ambler, a Black man who died in police custody last year. Chody is facing the third-degree felony charge that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. (Williamson County Sheriff via AP)
Texas sheriff indicted after probe into Black man's deathA Texas sheriff has been indicted on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by a police reality TV series “Live PD.”
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This image released by LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions shows Julianne Moore as Gloria Steinem, left, and Bette Midler as Bella Abzug in a scene from "The Glorias." (LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions via AP)
New this week: Mariah Carey, Gloria Steinem & 'South Park'This week’s new entertainment releases There's a starry film adaptation of the play “The Boys in the Band” on Netflix with Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells
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Steve Harvey poses for a portrait on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 in Atlanta. Harvey says his daytime talk show being canceled by NBC opened up new doors with Facebook Watch. The comedian launched “Steve on Watch" on the streaming platform. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP)
Steve Harvey talks show revival on Facebook Watch, NBC splitSteve Harvey says his daytime talk show being canceled by NBC opened up new doors with Facebook Watch
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In this combination photo, Demi Lovato, left, arrives at the Billboard Music Awards on May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas and Max Ehrich arrives at the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" premiere on June 28, 2017, in Los Angeles. Singers-actors Lovato and Ehrich have called off their engagement after two months, according to a person close to Lovato who spoke Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.  (AP Photo)
Demi Lovato, Max Ehrich call off engagement after 2 monthsSingers-actors Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich have called off their engagement after two months
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This image provided by Showtime shows Holly Hunter, left, as Sally Yates and Jeff Daniels as James Comey in a scene from "The Comey Rule." Hunter plays former federal prosecutor Sally Yates in Showtime’s two-part drama, debuting Sunday and Monday, Sept. 27 and 28. (Ben Mark Holzberg/CBS Television Studios/Showtime via AP)
Holly Hunter suits up as US prosecutor in 'The Comey Rule'Oscar-winning actor Holly Hunter has been entrusted with playing an array of real-world women, from tennis great Billie Jean King to a cheerleading mom gone astray
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Turner Sports expands rights deal with MLB through 2028Turner Sports will continue broadcasting Major League Baseball after agreeing to an extension of rights through the 2028 season
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FILE - In this June 2, 2004, file photo, Gale Sayers addresses a luncheon sponsored by the College Football Hall of Fall in South Bend, Ind. Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his mark as one of the NFL’s best all-purpose running backs and was later celebrated for his enduring friendship with a Chicago Bears teammate with cancer, has died. He was 77. Nicknamed “The Kansas Comet” and considered among the best open-field runners the game has ever seen, Sayers died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)
Sayers, Piccolo friendship lives on in 'Brian's Song'NFL players of different colors didn't share hotel rooms on the road when the Chicago Bears put Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo together in 1967
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FILE - This is a 1970 file photo showing Chicago Bears player Brian Piccolo. Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his mark as one of the NFL’s best all-purpose running backs and was later celebrated for his enduring friendship with Chicago Bears teammate Brian Piccolo, has died. He was 77. Nicknamed “The Kansas Comet” and considered among the best open-field runners the game has ever seen, Sayers died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/File)
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
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Something unusual is missing among Nielsen's top programsSomething was missing in last week's list of the 20 most-watched television programs in prime time, something that would have once seemed inconceivable
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In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Jennifer Aniston, left, and Jimmy Kimmel sanitize the winner's envelope while presenting the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)
Aniston is award-worthy first responder in Emmy fire skitJennifer Aniston missed out on an Emmy but was an award-worthy first responder when a stunt got overheated
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In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Maria Schrader, center, and the team from "Unorthodox" accept the award for outstanding directing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)
Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'The novelty of seeing stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep that annual show from slipping further in popularity
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FILE - Kal Penn attends the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York on Nov. 11, 2019. Penn is hoping to reach Millennial and Gen Z voters with a new half-hour TV show on Freeform, “Kal Penn Approves This Message,” premiering Tuesday, Sept, 22. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Kal Penn hopes for dialogue with new show for young votersPolitics has been more than a little shouty of late
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FILE - Ellen DeGeneres poses in the press room at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. DeGeneres says she'll be ready to talk when her daytime show returns this month after a staff shake-up prompted by allegations of a toxic workplace. “I can’t wait to get back to work and back to our studio. And, yes, we’re gonna talk about it,” DeGeneres said in a statement announcing the show's Sept. 21, 2020, start of its 18th season. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Ellen DeGeneres makes on-air apology, vows a 'new chapter'Ellen DeGeneres used her opening monologue of the new season of her daytime talk show to address allegations of a toxic work environment, apologizing for things “that never should have happened.”
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In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Damon Lindelof, left, and Cord Jefferson accept the award for outstanding writing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special for "Watchmen" for "This Extraordinary Being" during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)
The 'Pandemmys' were weird and sometimes wonderfulHost Jimmy Kimmel called them the “Pandemmys,” and wondered aloud why they should even be happening at a time like this
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