Stories by David Bauder

Friday, May 20, 2016

Spanish network Telemundo outlines plans to continue its growth

The Spanish-language network Telemundo says it hopes to continue its growth with a non-traditional programming strategy that will include projects based on the story of drug lord El Chapo, the ...
By David Bauder

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Web site offers concert experiences apart from arenas

NEW YORK - Bruce Spring­steen's generous gesture to snowbound followers this winter was the first time many music fans became aware of, a Web site that offers concert experiences to ...
By David Bauder

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

Blacks unlikely to watch Oscars even before controversy

NEW YORK - The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.
By David Bauder

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Bruno Mars, Beyonce upstage Coldplay

Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show.
By David Bauder

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

'CBS This Morning' could see viewership boost after Super Bowl

The Super Bowl looms as an important opportunity for the people at "CBS This Morning," although they have no plans to be anywhere near the San Francisco area.
By David Bauder

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Al Jazeera America says it is shutting down

PASADENA, Calif. - The Al Jazeera America cable news network said Wednesday it will shut down two and a half years after its launch, a victim of a rough business environment and political ...
By David Bauder

Monday, July 6, 2015

Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US

A video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious "achievements" in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership.
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
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One of Augusta's oldest and largest chemical plants announced Thursday it is shutting down in 16 months, eliminating up to 600 employee and contractor jobs.