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AP News - Jul 28, 2015 5:24 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 20-26. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 10.5 million.2. "Celebrity Family Feud," ABC, 8.71 million. ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 5:09 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The survey says: ABC's version of "Celebrity Family Feud" ended its run on Sunday as an unexpected summertime hit.The Steve Harvey-hosted show, which aired six hour-long editions, averaged 9.1 million viewers and was the most-wat ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 3:47 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick has joined the upcoming cast of A.R. Gurney's "Sylvia" on Broadway.Broderick, who recently appeared in "It's Only a Play," joins previously announced Tony-winners Julie White and Annal ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 11:36 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — Farm Aid will have a 30th-anniversary concert featuring Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews in Chicago.Plans were announced Tuesday for the all-day Farm Aid 30 show on Sept. 19. Other performers include Ma ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 10:28 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more.Attendance a ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 8:58 AM

"Broken Promise" (NAL/Penguin Random House), by Linwood BarclayLinwood Barclay returns to the small town of Promise Falls for his latest novel, "Broken Promise," bringing back several characters and delivering another gripping tale.In thi ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 4:34 AM

SEATTLE (AP) — True-crime writer Ann Rule signed a contract to write a book about an unknown Seattle serial killer six months before he was identified as her co-worker Ted Bundy, who shared the night shift at Seattle's Crisis Clinic.The woman cr ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 1:00 AM

Aug. 2: Keyboardist Garth Hudson of The Band is 78. Director Wes Craven is 76. Singer Kathy Lennon of The Lennon Sisters is 72. Actor Max Wright ("Alf," ''Norm") is 72. Actress Joanna Cassidy is 70. Actress Kathryn Harrold is 65. Actor Butch Patrick (" ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 12:02 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning authors Diane McWhorter and Edward Ball are among 36 recipients of grants from a new government program that supports scholarly nonfiction books, a struggling genre in recent years.The National Endowment of the Huma ...more

AP News - Jul 27, 2015 10:22 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager.A-Rod marked his 40th birthday Monday night by homering for the New York Yankees against Texas, the team that gave him his first huge contract ...more