Stories by David Bauder

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

TV cancels 'Honey Boo Boo'

NEW YORK - The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.
By David Bauder

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

NEW YORK - The Nielsen company admitted to errors dating back to March in its measurement of television viewing.
By David Bauder

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Mellencamp strives for age-appropriate sound

NEW YORK - John Mellencamp feels he has some impressive co-writers for his latest songs, including playwright Tennessee Williams and folk legend Pete Seeger. That they're both dead doesn't matter.
By David Bauder

Thursday, July 3, 2014

PBS looks at Nixon through prism of 'The Dick Cavett Show'

PBS is marking the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation by running a documentary on the Watergate scandal as seen through the prism of Dick Cavett's late-night talk show at ...
By David Bauder

Friday, June 6, 2014

Osteen to have SiriusXM radio channel

Texas megachurch pastor Joel Osteen is getting his own channel on SiriusXM satellite radio, which will air his sermon at Yankee Stadium on Saturday live nationally.
By David Bauder

Friday, May 23, 2014

Lemon will be allowed more freedom by CNN

CNN news anchor Don Lemon has attracted attention by adding his opinion to stories he's telling. His bosses are rewarding him with more airtime.
By David Bauder

Monday, March 17, 2014

Weather Channel reimagines morning

NEW YORK - Sam Champion is trying to deliver more than a weather forecast.
By David Bauder

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

The Weather Channel refocuses on core audience

The Weather Channel is trying a novel approach to turn around some flagging ratings: It is re-emphasizing weather.
By David Bauder

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013

ABC, CBS news gaining with different approaches

NEW YORK - Evening newscasts on ABC and CBS are both gaining ground on market leader Brian Williams of NBC News, but that's one of the few things they have in common.
By David Bauder

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Paula Deen's TV appearance ends in tears

NEW YORK - Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a Today show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who's never said ...
By David Bauder

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

ABC's 'The Lookout' a new outlet for 'Nightline'

NEW YORK - Yes, Cynthia McFadden, Bill Weir and Terry Moran of ABC's Nightline are still at work at ABC News, and this summer, even noninsomniacs can see them.
By David Bauder

Monday, June 3, 2013

Fox News 'mole' resurfaces with book

NEW YORK - Joe Muto has dealt with losing his job, losing his reputation and losing friends. The low point for the former Fox News Channel "mole" came three weeks ago.
By David Bauder

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Rocker's 'Sound City' explores studio's impact

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Rock musician Dave Grohl set out to make a recording studio the subject of his first-ever film.
By David Bauder

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

'The Job' promises not to humiliate contestants

PASADENA, Calif. - Mark Burnett says reality TV shows don't have to be mean to work. The veteran producer of Survivor and The Voice is working on a new CBS show, The Job, which premieres on CBS on ...
By David Bauder

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

News commentator raises liberal banner high

NEW YORK - To his boss, Chris Matthews has become a statesman. His critics probably have other words. The veteran MSNBC host raised his profile during the presidential campaign. His 5 p.m.
By David Bauder

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

'Young and Restless' is still No. 1 soap

NEW YORK - When The Young and the Restless climbed to the top of the daytime drama ratings, there were 13 soap operas on the air. Now there are four. The CBS drama just marked week No. 1,248, or ...
By David Bauder

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Cable TV begins its holiday programming blitz

NEW YORK - If the holidays still seem a long way off, you clearly haven't done much television channel surfing lately. The Hallmark channel has already begun two months of wall-to-wall holiday ...
By David Bauder

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012

Norah O'Donnell is more than early show's 'lady'

Norah O'Donnell understood the cultural differences that led Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to shake her hand before their "CBS This Morning" interview last week, and to request that ...
By David Bauder

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

Daytime talk show was hard sell for Steve Harvey

NEW YORK - Steve Harvey played hard-to-get before deciding to become a daytime television talk-show host.
By David Bauder

Friday, June 15, 2012

NBC will show every Olympic event

Every 2012 Olympics event will be streamed live online or telecast by NBC and its affiliated cable networks in the U.S. this summer.
By David Bauder
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