Campaigns Start To Keep ‘America’s Most Wanted’

By DENA POTTER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. – Hours after “America’s Most Wanted” was canceled, a small, passionate campaign emerged online to save the Saturday night staple that allowed anyone with a television set to become part of a nationwide manhunt. The show has been rescued before. In 1996, an outpouring of support from fans, […]

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Fox Cancels ‘America’s Most Wanted’

It’s the end of an era at Fox. Fox is canceling its long-running series “America’s Most Wanted” after 23 years, it was announced Monday. “Most Wanted” is the longest-running series on Fox and has had impressive results, capturing more than 1,000 criminals during its run. Series host and producer John Walsh is said to be […]

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Fox Unveils Summer Schedule

After difficult attempts to launch scripted shows during a season where everyone is too busy barbecuing, swimming, and generally basking in sunlight to be inside watching serialized television, Fox will only air original episodes of returning reality shows this summer. There will be no other new fare, with all scripted series coming in the form […]

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Fox Moves ‘American Idol’ To Wednesday and Thursday Nights

‘American Idol‘ executive producer Nigel Lythgoe has recently been discussing new format changes to the reality juggernaut, but now Fox has revealed scheduling changes: ‘Idol’ will move to Wednesday and Thursday nights when it returns for a 10th season in January. Removing ‘Idol’ from Tuesday night allows the network to take full advantage of lucrative […]

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Fox’s Fall Schedule: ‘Glee’s On the Move, ‘Idol’ Fixes And More

Fox’s schedule for the 2010-11 TV season seems comfortably familiar (e.g. ‘Bones‘ and ‘Fringe‘ are staying put on Thursdays), but it’s not without its flourishes of fresh fare and a new time slot or two for fan faves – ‘Glee‘ included. Fox Chairman Acknowledges ‘Idol’s in Trouble A few of the initial changes for ‘Idol’ […]

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TV Show Led To Arrest In 4 Thanksgiving Killings

MIAMI – A secretive motel guest in the Florida Keys checked in under a fake name, paid in cash, stockpiled canned food and insisted on cleaning his own room. He even covered his car — all an attempt, authorities said, to elude police after he was accused of gunning down four relatives at Thanksgiving dinner. […]

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‘America’s Most Wanted’ Helps Nab Another

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a fugitive wanted in three San Francisco Bay area slayings after his case was featured on ‘America’s Most Wanted.’ Twenty-five-year-old Rafael Campbell was wanted in the fatal shooting of a Berkeley man and the deaths of two others who were struck by the alleged getaway car on May […]

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