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Giants-Cowboys sets NFL regular-season record for viewers

Nov 29, 2022 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Thanksgiving afternoon game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys set the mark for the most-watched NFL regul...
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Today show - anchor Al Roker hospitalized for blood clots

Nov 19, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Roker says he's recovering after he was hospitalized last week for blood clots in his leg and lungs. The NBC “Today&...
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Luke Combs tops CMA Awards; Loretta Lynn, Lewis honored

Nov 10, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Luke Combs is the winner of the Country Music Association Awards' coveted entertainer of the year trophy. Combs thank...
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This year's World Series is 2nd-least watched on TV

Nov 9, 2022 / Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies finished as the second least-watched World Series ...
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World Series, football dominate week's TV ratings

Nov 9, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The four World Series games telecast last week were consistent in their drawing power, each pulling in between 11.16 million ...
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Powerball announces delay to record-breaking $1.9B drawing

Nov 8, 2022 / Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Multi-State Lottery Association says that the Powerball drawing was delayed and it’s likely that the result...
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A decade in Nashville, Lainey Wilson is just getting started

Nov 8, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Louisiana-native Lainey Wilson is no overnight success as she heads into the Country Music Association Awards as the ...
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Nintendo's profit climbs on Switch machine, software sales

Nov 8, 2022 / Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo has reported a 34% surge in its profit for the first half of the fiscal year on strong sales ...
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Powerball jackpot up to record $1.9 billion after no winner

Nov 7, 2022 / Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A record Powerball jackpot grew to an even larger $1.9 billion after no one won the lottery drawing on Saturday night...
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World Series no-hitter most-watched Game 4 since 2019

Nov 7, 2022 / Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Houston Astros’ World Series no-hitter was the most-watched Game 4 in three years. Houston’s 5-0 win over...
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Football, World Series most popular on television

Nov 2, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Sports ruled the day again in the Nielsen company's list of the most popular programs in prime-time television. NBC's Sunday ...
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World Series is most-watched since 2019 through 2 games

Nov 2, 2022 / Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Houston’s 5-2 win over Philadelphia in Game 2 was viewed by 10,789,000 people on Fox as the matchup remained the mo...
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Amazon Music expands catalog to 100M songs for members

Nov 1, 2022 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon Music is gearing up for a massive content expansion: The streaming giant will offer a full catalog of music with mo...
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Perfect 10: Taylor Swift sets Billboard Hot 100 first

Nov 1, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “Midnights” became a perfect 10 for Taylor Swift as she is the first artist to claim the top 10 slots of ...
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Powerball prize soars to $1.2B after no winners found Monday

Nov 1, 2022 / Associated Press

There were no big treats from the Halloween night Powerball drawing, as none of the tickets sold matched all six numbers. The lack of a winner mean...
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ESPN sells majority interest in iconic X Games brand

Oct 26, 2022 / Associated Press

ESPN has closed a deal to sell its majority stake in the X and Winter X Games. That marks the end of a nearly three-decade chapter during which the...
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Nielsen, Amazon Prime spar over who really watches football

Oct 26, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — If you ask the Nielsen company, 7.8 million people watched last Thursday's football game between New Orleans and Arizona, mos...
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Nantz to call last Final Four in '23, Eagle to take over

Oct 25, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Nantz will step away from calling the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament after next year and will be succeeded by Ian...
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Barkley, 'Inside the NBA' crew agree to contract extensions

Oct 19, 2022 / Associated Press

Charles Barkley will not be leaving TNT or the “Inside the NBA” crew for the foreseeable future. Barkley has signed a 10-year extension...
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Prime Video will add Black Friday game to NFL package in '23

Oct 19, 2022 / Associated Press

The NFL has announced that Amazon Prime Video will stream a game on Black Friday beginning next season. The game will take place on Nov. 24, 2023, ...
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Sunday night NFL tilt leads in week's television ratings

Oct 19, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC had an attractive Sunday night football matchup between NFC East contenders Dallas and Philadelphia this week, and were r...
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Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy celebrates 20th anniversary

Oct 18, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton proudly accepted the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy at Gotham Hall Thursday night, saying she was “proud a...
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Dolly Parton donation strategy: 'I just give from my heart'

Oct 18, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton laughs at the idea that she is some sort of secret philanthropist. “I don’t do it for attention,&rdq...
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Lainey Wilson, Carly Pearce celebrate at CMT Artists show

Oct 18, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — It's been a good year for country artists Lainey Wilson and Carly Pearce, who are being honored with their peers ...
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Football, dramas lead Nielsen's weekly top 20 list

Oct 12, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — As is traditional in the fall, NBC's Sunday night football telecast dominated the weekly television rankings, in this case a ...