Television

Luke Bryan to host 55th Annual CMA Awards on ABC

Luke Bryan will host his first CMA Awards as the 55th annual show takes place on ABC on November 10. Country music's biggest night will feature one of their biggest stars in Bryan, who is a two-time CMA Entertainer of…

'American Idol' crowns a winner

"American Idol" has named a winner. Down to the final three contestants, Grace Kinstler, Willie Spence and Chayce Beckham, performed for the last time on Sunday's nailbiter. "I can tell you, it's very close at the moment. You can't assume…

'Nomadland' wins best picture at a social distanced Oscars

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a wistful portrait of itinerant lives on open roads across the American West, won best picture Sunday at the 93rd Academy Awards, where the China-born Zhao became the first woman of color to win best director and a historically diverse group of winners took home awards.

HBO Max and Roku finally reach a deal

New York (CNN Business) -- Christmas came early for Roku users. WarnerMedia reached a deal with Roku on Wednesday that brings HBO Max, the company's nascent streaming service, to Roku devices starting on Thursday. The deal is a significant one…

Audition for American Idol from home starting this week

This year, because of COVID-19, "American Idol" auditions are going virtual with “Idol Across America,” a virtual nationwide search for talent. The search is underway. Each area of the country gets its own audition day. For Washington and Oregon, that…

Legendary TV host Regis Philbin dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,”…

Power restored to KAPP-TV transmission site

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash -- A power outage that affected KAPP-KVEW's ability to broadcast channels to Yakima and Kittitas counties has been fixed. Power went out to our Ahtanum Ridge transmission site around 10:00 p.m. on Friday and affected our over-the-air…

Independent filmmaker, Lynn Shelton, dies at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54. Shelton’s publicist, Adam Kersh, said in a statement Saturday that she died Friday in Los Angeles from an unidentified…

Brad Pitt portrays Dr. Fauci on Saturday Night Live

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt portrayed Dr. Anthony Fauci in the second at-home episode of “Saturday Night Live,” that featured musical guest Miley Cyrus, an Adam Sandler cameo and plenty of disinfectant jokes. A bespectacled Pitt, speaking in Fauci’s…