January 1, 2000 |
From native dancers in New Zealand ushering in the millennium's first sunrise to Rio's sunny beaches filled with revelers, from confetti-covered partyers in Times Square to rain-drenched celebrations in Los Angeles, television panned its lens across continents, oceans and time zones to capture the dawn of a new century. Beginning in the early morning hours Friday, CNN, soon joined by ABC and PBS, provided the bulk of the live television coverage available in the U.S.
May 23, 2012
NASA will provide periodic televised coverage of the SpaceX mission to the International Space Station on the Internet. Coverage can be found at http://www.nasa.gov/ntv, now scheduled for: Thursday at 11:30 p.m. PT: Live coverage from NASA's Johnson Space Center mission control in Houston as the Dragon spacecraft performs its flyby of the space station. Friday at 11 p.m. PT: Live coverage of the rendezvous and berthing of the Dragon spacecraft to the space stationcontinuing through the capture and berthing of the Dragon to the station's Harmony node.
November 25, 2013 |
A toast to Imagine Dragons for snagging the award for alternative artist at the American Music Awards. The band's rendition of "Demons" at the annual show, best described as a combo dubstep-rock-Blue Man Group tribute, was truly alternative -- part Nickelback, part Vegas spectacle. The entertainment and the song suggested a brand of rebellion akin to ordering a McRib at McDonald's instead of a Big Mac. Their gig during Sunday night's broadcast of the worst music award ceremony of the year -- no small feat -- offered ample evidence.
October 15, 1991 |
Cable television's CNN, C-SPAN and Court TV networks plan live coverage of today's Senate's debate and vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas. The debate is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. PDT. CBS, NBC and ABC said they would broadcast live coverage of the vote, which is scheduled for 3 p.m. PDT. CBS and ABC said they would monitor the preceding debate and air it live as events warrant. NBC said it would carry live debate coverage until 10 a.m.
October 11, 1991
ABC, NBC, CBS and CNN will provide live coverage beginning at 7 this morning of the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearings on allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. C-SPAN, cable television's commercial-free public affairs network, will provide live coverage after conclusion of what is expected to be a brief House session. KCET Channel 28 will air the hearings on a delayed basis beginning at 10 a.m.
January 22, 1998 |
Most network television coverage of Pope John Paul II's five-day visit to Cuba will be tape-delayed on the West Coast, so local viewers looking for extensive live coverage will have to tune to cable--particularly CNN and MSNBC. The two, along with cable's Fox News Channel, will be providing regular news reports each day on the pope's activities. Other highlights: CNN plans live coverage of the pontiff's meeting with Cuban President Fidel Castro today at 3:30 p.m.
January 26, 2014 |
The Grammy 2014 concert/awards at Staples Center is set to begin at 5 p.m. PST (with the show on tape delay for the West Coast at 8 p.m.) The pre-show awards included wins for Paul McCartney, Daft Punk, Rihanna and "Kinky Boots. " The red carpet has rolled out, and L.A. Times reporters are on the scene. See live coverage from the pre-show, the red carpet and the awards show below. (Mobile users, click here for live coverage.) GRAMMY PRE-SHOW | WINNERS, LIVE STREAM
October 11, 1991 |
The ABC, NBC and CBS television networks said Thursday they will air live coverage today of the 7 a.m. PDT start of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas. CNN, PBS and C-SPAN earlier said they would provide gavel-to-gavel coverage of the hearings, as did cable's new Court TV network, which serves 5 million homes. ABC said it had not decided how long it will continue its live coverage.