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Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67

NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, died at age 67. Cassidy, who announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with dementia, died surrounded by his family, a family statement released by publicist JoAnn …

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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Charlie Rose

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins …

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Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67

NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67. Cassidy, who announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with dementia, died surrounded by his family, a family statement released by publicist …

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Hulu sued for not offering audio service for blind customers

BOSTON (AP) — Advocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy TV shows and movies. The federal lawsuit filed in Boston on Monday asks the court to declare that Hulu’s failure to provide services for the blind violates the …

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Nielsen’s top programs for Nov. 13-19

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 13-19. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at Dallas, NBC, 21.06 million. 2. “Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick,” NBC, 15.31 million. 3. NFL Thursday Night Football: Tennessee at Pittsburgh, NBC, 13.52 million. 4. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 13.44 million. 5. “NCIS,” CBS, 13.09 …

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The Latest: PBS cuts ties with Rose after misconduct claims

Charlie Rose

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Charlie Rose (all times local): 1:35 p.m. PBS has ended its partnership with Charlie Rose, host of its long-running interview show, after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. The 75-year-old Rose has interviewed newsmakers in the media, entertainment, business and politics weeknights on PBS’ schedule since 1991. PBS …

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Football helped NBC to another ratings touchdown last week

NEW YORK (AP) — As Thanksgiving approaches, NBC can be thankful for another weekly ratings win, its second in a row. As with last week, NBC won largely on the strength of two football games. Sunday night’s clash between Philadelphia and Dallas was the week’s most-watched program, while Thursday’s face-off between Tennessee and Pittsburgh ranked third, Nielsen said. Sunday’s game …

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Branagh, Friel among winners of International Emmy Awards

Kenneth Branagh

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Branagh won the International Emmy for Best Actor, while Anna Friel won the Best Actress trophy at the 2017 International Emmy Awards gala Monday night in New York. Branagh and Friel were among 11 winning performers and programs spanning eight countries: Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Norway, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. The …

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