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Democratic debate gives Apple's news service a chance to establish credibility

Feb 6, 2020
The company is partnering with ABC News to provide analytics, field questions from Apple News readers and provide infographics.
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces Apple News Plus during a company product launch in March 2019 in Cupertino, California.
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Actor Rob Lowe tweeted that “the film business passed away today with the announcement of the 'popular' film Oscar. It had been in poor health for a number of years. It is survived by sequels, tent-poles, and vertical integration.”
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Spending on Oscar ads is up

Mar 2, 2018
Why? Because it’s one of the few television shows advertisers are pretty sure all kinds of people will show up for. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

'The Real O'Neals' runs into reality

Mar 7, 2017
This ABC show is what you might expect for a network comedy. Or it was, until Donald Trump got elected.
At its heart, "The Real O'Neals" is about a teenage boy coming out. Above, executive producers Todd Holland, Stacy Traub and the show's cast.
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Ryan, Carson or Anderson?

Dec 30, 2016
TV networks vie for your attention when the ball drops.
Confetti display atop Times Square at Midnight during the Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016 on December 31, 2015 in New York City. 
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This fall, TV networks go back in time

Aug 26, 2016
To stand out in a sea of content, TV networks are relying on recognizable brands.
Actors Tristin Mays, Justin Hires, Lucas Till, Geroge Eads and Sandrine Holt will star in CBS' revival of "MacGyver" this fall.
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Stephanie Savage and 'The Astronaut Wives Club'

Jun 18, 2015
Stephanie Savage created "Gossip Girl." Her latest project is 'The Astronaut Wives Club."
Stephanie Savage is the creator behind ABC's new series "The Astronaut Wives Club," adapted from Lily Koppel's book "The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story."  
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Nielsen finds a pretty giant glitch in its ratings

Oct 10, 2014
The television ratings company has been reporting incorrect ratings for the past six months.

'Black-ish' is a sitcom unafraid of big questions

Sep 23, 2014
We talk with Larry Wilmore and Kenya Barris, who based the new show on his life.

The 3 things that made 'Pretty Little Liars' a smash

Sep 15, 2014
Showrunner Marlene King has caught lightening in a bottle with her mystery series.