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.
October 10, 2013 |
The PGA and NBC announced Friday that the the Ryder Cup, the most prestigious team event in golf, will stay on the network through 2030. NBC has televised the competition since 1991. This agreement features new programming and special coverage of the Ryder Cup including: Ryder Cup preview shows, vignettes, features, reports and points updates on NBC and the Golf Channel, a Ryder Cup documentary series on both networks, live coverage of practice rounds (for the first time ever) and the Ryder Cup captain selection show on Golf Channel, and new Ryder Cup highlights programming on Telemundo and Mun2 to expand Spanish-language viewing opportunities.
December 5, 2012 |
The Grammy nominations are set to be unveiled in an hourlong show from Nashville starting at 10 p.m. PT/ET Wednesday and airing on CBS. Though Adele was the big headline last time around, this year the picture is a bit cloudier, with no obvious front-runner. Adele's "21," the bestselling album of 2011, has once again led the way this year, according to Nielsen SoundScan figures. And the biggest album of 2012 that was actually released in 2012 is not eligible for Grammy consideration: Taylor Swift 's "Red" missed the Sept.
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.
July 2, 2002 |
Univision's live Spanish-language coverage of Brazil's 2-0 victory over Germany in the World Cup final Sunday morning scored a huge victory over ABC's live coverage in Los Angeles. Univision's game coverage, carried by Channel 34 at 4 a.m., drew a 5.8 rating with a 30 share of the audience and was seen in 308,000 homes. ABC's live coverage on Channel 7 at 4 a.m. earned a 2.7/14 and was seen in 143,000 homes. Nationally, ABC's live coverage earned an overnight rating of 3.
June 9, 2013 |
She may be known to most people as Angela on "Who's the Boss?" but Judith Light knew she couldn't count on any of her previous TV roles when she returned to New York after many years. “I was terrified to come back to the theater,” she said in the media room at the Tony Awards. “I needed to prove to this community that I mean it, that I really want to be back here.” Light won last year for her portrayal in “Other Desert Cities” but said that this year, acting in "The Assembled Parties," was a different experience.