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1 year 1 month ago

Renovated Ben Franklin Museum reopening in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia museum dedicated to the city's most famous Founding Father is reopening after nearly two years of renovations. The new Benjamin Franklin Museum will welcome its first visitors on Aug. 24. The 7,000-square-foot underground facility had opened in 1976 at the downtown site where Franklin's house...

8 months 2 weeks ago

News Producer

KOAA Television, the Cordillera-owned, consistent #1 NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs/Pueblo, CO is looking for a Full time Content Producer with the ability to produce a fast paced newscast, with multiple live shots, taking full advantage of brand new state of the art set and a newly redesigned website. We...

1 year 5 months ago

Bruno Mars' sisters get WE TV reality series

NEW YORK (AP) - Bruno Mars isn't the only singer in the family. The 27-year-old Grammy winner's four sisters will appear in a WEtv reality series documenting the recording process of their debut album, the cable network announced Wednesday. The show will air this fall. It will include eight hour-long...

1 year 3 months ago

Digital Media Marketing Director Career Opportunity at KOAA Television, Colorado Springs

KOAA and KOAA.com, the Cordillera owned #1 NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs-Pueblo, CO, is seeking a Digital Media Marketing Director . KOAA/#1 NBC has immediate opening for progressive, multi-platform savvy marketing director. Responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the organization's marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations...

2 years 1 month ago

Olympics derail almost everything else on TV

NEW YORK (AP) - Here's a TV trivia question: What was the most-watched prime-time program last week that had nothing to do with the Olympics? The answer: A repeat of the CBS drama "NCIS." Otherwise, NBC's Olympic coverage thoroughly dominated TV last week, with ratings beyond what NBC expected. The...

2 years 3 months ago

Inventor of TV Remote control dies

The inventor of the TV remote has died at age 96. Eugene Polley, died of natural causes on Sunday. His family says he passed away in a suburban Chicago hospital. Polley's Flash-Matic pointed a beam of light at photo cells in the corners of the television screen. Each...

2 years 8 months ago

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on swear words on TV

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is considering whether government regulators may still police the airwaves for curse words and other coarse content at a time when so many Americans have unregulated cable television, and the Internet is awash in easily accessible adult material. The justices are hearing arguments...

2 years 11 months ago

Netflix signs streaming deal with DreamWorks

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Netflix has signed a deal with DreamWorks to stream its movies and TV specials beginning in 2013. Netflix Inc. said Monday that the multi-year licensing deal will make it the exclusive subscription TV service for first-run films and select television specials from DreamWorks Animation SKG...

3 years 3 months ago

29 million view American Idol finale

NEW YORK (AP) - Country crooner Scotty McCreery and Fox itself are both smiling over the conclusion of "American Idol." Wednesday's finale of the nation's most popular television show was seen by an estimated 29.3 million people. The Nielsen Co. said Thursday that was 21 percent more than last...

3 years 8 months ago

Golden Globes most watched show

NEW YORK (AP) - The Nielsen Co. says Sunday's Golden Globes ceremony was seen by almost 17 million TV viewers. It beat all network competition in its time period, slightly exceeding last year's audience for the film and TV awards show. According to time zone-adjusted Nielsen "fast national" figures...

3 years 9 months ago

Loud commercial bill signed into law

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed legislation to prevent advertisers from abruptly raising the volume of TV commercials louder than regular programming. The law signed by Obama on Wednesday requires the Federal Communications Commission to adopt industry standards coordinating ad decibel levels to those of the regular...

4 years 1 week ago

Democrat Hickenlooper to spend $1.3 million on TV ads

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's campaign for governor says he raised $403,597 in August and is budgeting $1.3 million for television advertising before November's election. The Democratic candidate says in his latest finance report filed Tuesday that his campaign spent nearly $358,000 in August, when Hickenlooper began airing commercials. ...

4 years 1 month ago

Focus on the Family will run ads on Broncos games

Focus on the Family will run statewide ads during Denver Broncos games for the first time this season. The Colorado Springs-based family-counseling ministry attracted a lot of attention by running an ad during the Super Bowl featuring Tim Tebow, now a Broncos' rookie quarterback. Focus vice president Gary Schneeberger...

4 years 3 months ago

Cablevision wants to buy Bresnan

Cablevision says it has agreed to pay $1.37 billion for mid-sized cable television provider Bresnan Communications, a move that will help the New York cable company expand into western states. The company's move follows an auction that involved bids from some of the nation's largest cable companies. Bresnan's owners...

4 years 3 months ago

Obama to address nation on gulf oil spill

President Barack Obama will address the nation this evening, in a televised speech you'll see on NewsFirst5 at 6 pm, a revised time. On a visit to Mississippi and Alabama Monday, the president tried to sound both in command and upbeat, saying he's confident the Gulf Coast will eventually...

4 years 3 months ago

Curious raccoon invades news set

A curious raccoon dropped into a TV newsroom in Flint, Michigan Thursday during the morning news. The morning show team heard some noise coming from behind the set and quickly found the source was "Rusty" the raccoon. Rusty made his way in through an open garage door. ...

4 years 4 months ago

Betty White to host SNL

Betty White never expected to be on Saturday Night Live, much less host it. At 88, she's by far the show's oldest host ever. A movie with Sandra Bullock and a Super Bowl Snickers commercial have boosted White's profile in recent months, but she's been a TV regular since...

4 years 5 months ago

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin returns to 'SNL'

She's back and wearing leather. Tina Fey reprised her impression of Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live" while hosting the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday night. It was Fey's first performance as the former Alaska governor since her iconic impressions during the 2008 presidential campaign when Palin was the...

4 years 2 months ago

Respect for You, Respect for the Storm

Impressive. Powerful. Violent. Damaging. Here on the Front Range and across the plains, our severe weather demands respect . News First 5 is uniquely prepared for severe weather at all times. Because we respect you and we respect our powerful storms, News First 5 assembled the most experienced...

4 years 6 months ago

U.S. commander apologizes on Afghan TV

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan went on national television Tuesday to apologize for a deadly air strike, an extraordinary attempt to regain Afghans' trust while a mass offensive continues against the Taliban in the south. Two U.S. Marine battalions, accompanied by Afghan troops, pushing from...

4 years 7 months ago

Super Bowl most watched TV show ever

The Super Bowl was watched by more than 106 million people, surpassing the 1983 finale of "M-A-S-H" to become the most-watched program in television history. The Nielsen Co. estimated Monday that 106.5 million people watched the New Orleans Saints upset the Indianapolis Colts. That beats the "M-A-S-H" finale, which...

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