Watch: The Hottest Music Clip in America: Obama Sings Al Green

Who’s the real American idol? At the moment, it’s President Obama — after singing only six words of an Al Green song. The President’s oh-so brief, but heartfelt rendition of Green’s most famous song, “Let’s Stay Together,” Thursday night in New York stole the spotlight from the singing hopefuls who were seen auditioning for “American […]

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Chelsea Clinton Hired by NBC News

NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton is going to work for NBC News. The network said Monday that it has hired the 31-year-old Clinton to work on projects for the “NBC Nightly News” and Brian Williams‘ newsmagazine “Rock Center.” She will do projects in the “Making a Difference” series, generally positive stories about individuals and companies. […]

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New Life in Television’s Evening News

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — There’s new life in broadcast television’s evening news shows, in part because of forces once thought poised to kill the genre off. Despite repeated death knells for the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts, they’ve just completed a TV season where all three grew their audiences for the first […]

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Scripted Series Not a Big Summer Draw for Networks

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK — Television viewers aren’t too interested in scripted shows during the summer, at least not the shows that broadcast networks are offering. Mostly, they’re reruns, and viewers are looking elsewhere. Only three scripted series ranked among the Nielsen Co. top 10 last week: reruns of “NCIS” and […]

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