Yaya DaCosta Joins Elite Society in ‘Our Kind of People’

In an interview, the actor discusses leaving “Chicago Med” for her soapy new Fox drama about a powerful Black community on Martha’s Vineyard. “I can carry a show,” she said. “It’s time.”

#actors-and-actresses, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #dacosta-yaya, #fox-broadcasting-co, #our-kind-of-people-tv-program, #television

The Fall TV Season Is Back, Smaller Than Ever

The broadcast networks’ premiere week returns after a pandemic hiatus. Here’s what there is to see, from a new version of “The Wonder Years” to the latest addition to the “NCIS”verse.

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‘Fantasy Island’ Returns, Now With a Ms. Roarke

Roselyn Sánchez leads this Fox reboot of the beloved ABC series, playing a grandniece of Ricardo Montalbán’s white-suited steward of a mystical isle.

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When the World Feels Like a Disaster, ‘9-1-1’ Is on Call

The outlandish emergencies of “9-1-1” and “9-1-1: Lone Star” are oddly comforting in a terrifying time.

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Smartmatic says disinformation on Fox News about the election was ‘no accident.’

The company was responding to a motion filed by Fox that argued that mentions of Smartmatic were part of its reporting on a newsworthy event.

#fox-broadcasting-co, #fox-business-network, #fox-news-channel, #libel-and-slander, #presidential-election-of-2020, #smartmatic-sgo-group, #suits-and-litigation-civil

How Kids, Lawsuits and Legislation Can Save Democracy

Three ways out of America’s infodemic.

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When a Break From TV Brings More TV

What does a TV critic do when he’s laid up for six weeks? Tracks down the shows he missed the first time around.

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Dominion Sues Fox News, Claiming Defamation in Election Coverage

Dominion Voting Systems, an election technology company, accused the news channel of advancing lies that devastated its reputation and business.

#dominion-voting-systems-corp, #fox-broadcasting-co, #murdoch-rupert, #news-and-news-media, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suits-and-litigation-civil

N.F.L. Signs Media Deals Worth Over $100 Billion

The new deals with broadcasters and streaming services pave the way for team owners to add a 17th regular season game to the schedule and to recoup revenue lost with reduced fan attendance in 2020.

#amazon-com-inc, #cbs-corporation, #espn, #football, #fox-broadcasting-co, #national-football-league, #national-football-league-players-assn, #smith-demaurice, #television

‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘The Great North’ and the Art of Nice

A genre of sitcom argues that being kind doesn’t make you a chump.

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How the Pandemic Is Coming to Prime Time. (Or Not.)

As series roll out after pandemic delays, they’re trying to predict what audiences want: Television that reflects our shared Covid reality? Or that provides a distraction from it?

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In ‘Next,’ a ‘Mad Men’ Star Gets Madder

John Slattery stars as an irascible former tech titan in the new Fox drama. In a conversation, he discusses artificial intelligence, Emmy disappointment and life as a middle-aged sex symbol.

#fox-broadcasting-co, #next-tv-program, #slattery-john, #television

Pandemic Is Far From Over, Experts Say, Despite Trump Allies’ Claims

The C.D.C. and leading experts have concluded, using different scientific methods, that as many as 90 percent of Americans are still vulnerable to infection.

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Trump Says Some Really Strange Things. Republicans Say No Comment, Again.

“If the leader comments, I’ll be sure to pass it along,” said a spokesman for Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader. As of Tuesday afternoon, there was nothing to pass along.

#fox-broadcasting-co, #house-of-representatives, #ingraham-laura-a, #republican-party, #senate, #trump-donald-j, #twitter, #united-states-politics-and-government

G.O.P. TV Ratings Fall Below Democrats, Despite Fox News’s Big Night

About 17 million tuned in on the Republican convention’s first night, compared with 19.7 million for the Democrats. Close to half of TV viewers at 10 p.m. were watching Fox News.

#democratic-national-convention, #fox-broadcasting-co, #fox-news-channel, #guilfoyle-kimberly, #hannity-sean, #msnbc, #news-and-news-media, #nielsen-media-research, #presidential-election-of-2020, #ratings-audience-measurement, #republican-national-convention, #republican-party, #television

Postponed College Football Games Could Disrupt $1 Billion in TV Ads

Fox and Disney, which owns ESPN and ABC, prepare to take another hit from a pandemic that has already affected them with shutdowns and delays.

#advertising-and-marketing, #big-ten-conference, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #espn, #football, #football-college, #fox-broadcasting-co, #pacific-12-conference, #television, #walt-disney-company

How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong

We may not know the results for days, and maybe weeks. So it’s time to rethink “election night.”

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Trump Defends His Cognitive Testing Results on Fox News. Again.

The president again tried to defend his own mental fitness for office — and disparage Joe Biden’s — by frequently repeating a memory sequence: “Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.”

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An Ex-Times Reporter. An Ohio Wedding Provider. Covid Contrarians Go Viral.

Anger at lockdowns and mask mandates provides fertile ground for arguments about the best way to fight the virus.

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Naya Rivera, ‘Glee’ Actress, Is Missing at California Lake

Rescuers were searching Lake Piru in Ventura County for the 33-year-old actress late Wednesday night.

#fox-broadcasting-co, #glee-tv-program, #rivera-naya, #television, #ventura-county-calif

Is Trump Challenging Mother Nature to a Duel?

He can’t beat her coronavirus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #fox-broadcasting-co, #germany, #sweden, #trump-donald-j, #university-of-minnesota, #vaccination-and-immunization

‘Don’t Try This at Home’: Even ‘Fox & Friends’ Balked at Trump’s Advice

Fox News anchors conceded that injecting disinfectant would be “poisonous.” But Rush Limbaugh and Breitbart defended Trump.

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Dr. Oz Faces Backlash After Coronavirus Comments

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a heart surgeon and television personality, said he “misspoke” on Fox News when he said that reopening schools “might be a trade-off some folks would consider.”

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How Right-Wing Pundits Are Covering Coronavirus

Following President Trump’s lead, many commentators have played down fears.

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