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  • Italy state TV: Ex-Premier Giulio Andreotti dies

    May 6, 2013 7:53 AM

    ROME (AP) - Italian state television says Giulio Andreotti, Italy's former seven-time premier, has died at age 94. Andreotti was hospitalized last year with heart problems stemming from a respiratory infection. At his prime, Andreotti was one of Italy's most powerful men: He helped draft the country's constitution after World... more »
  • Terrebonne Sheriff's Office, TV producers sued

    May 7, 2012 9:07 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Chauvin (shoh-VAN') woman, who claims a deputy used unnecessary violence as television cameras rolled, has filed suit against the Terrebonne Sheriff's Office and the production company of an upcoming TV show. The suit says 47-year-old Angela Rodrigue was abused when arrested and the crew exacerbated... more »
  • Lafayette PD Featured on COPS

    September 11, 2011 12:32 PM

    The Lafayette Police Department was showcased on the television hit Cops. Saturday night, the first of the seven shows aired on fox for the all new season premiere. Crews rode around with the Lafayette Police Department for eight weeks, capturing every move. The chief of police tells us... more »
  • WWL-TV: $606 missing from NOPD evidence room

    February 9, 2011 9:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Police Superintendant Ronal Serpas tells WWL-TV that they've opened a criminal investigation of money missing from the department's property warehouse. Serpas says the evidence commander discovered that $606 was missing when she checked to see whether drugs had accidentally been put into a double-keyed... more »
  • Google TV Announces Initial Line-up of Content Partners

    October 4, 2010 3:30 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is entering the increasingly crowded Internet TV market with contributions from a variety of top television programmers and websites. The initial line-up of content partners announced Monday includes Time Warner Inc.'s Turner Broadcasting networks and HBO. The first Google TV sets from Sony Corp. are... more »
  • Senate Passed Bill to Require TV Stations to Turn Down Loud Commercials

    September 30, 2010 11:53 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Legislation to turn down the volume on loud TV commercials that send couch potatoes diving for their remote controls looks like it'll soon become law. The Senate late Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to require television stations and cable companies to implement industry standards capping the volume... more »
  • Landrieu, Grassley Discuss Foster Care on TV

    September 30, 2010 8:06 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat, is joining a Republican colleague in a national television appearance to promote better foster care for children. Landrieu and Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, are to appear Friday on the Dr. Phil show to discuss foster care and adoption.... more »
  • Apple unveils new TV box for renting movies, shows

    September 1, 2010 9:28 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple Inc. is refining its plans to annex the living room into its entertainment empire. On Wednesday, Apple unveiled a smaller, cheaper version of Apple TV, which connects to a high-definition television and can show rented movharismatic con man is married to one beautiful woman a... more »
  • Amazon trying to offer subscription TV, movies

    August 31, 2010 10:17 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Amazon.com Inc. is talking with major media companies about offering unlimited views of older TV shows and movies online, as it struggles to stay relevant to consumers flocking to Apple Inc.'s iTunes a la carte store and Netflix Inc.'s all-you-can-eat subscription plan. Amazon has approached several... more »
  • Rosie O'Donnell gets daytime TV on Oprah's channel

    August 5, 2010 10:23 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rosie O'Donnell is returning to daytime TV with a talk show on Oprah Winfrey's new network. Winfrey announced the show Thursday, calling O'Donnell a true original who brings passion to everything she does. O'Donnell hosted a syndicated series, "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" from 1996 to 2002... more »
  • TV king in US, Asians rely on mobile video

    August 4, 2010 10:18 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - People in China watch half as much television each day as Americans, but they are more likely to catch video on computer or mobile phones. That's among the findings in a study of technology habits issued Monday by the Nielsen Co. Nielsen surveyed some 27,000 online... more »
  • Mexico Begins Extradition Process For TV Producer

    June 2, 2010 10:06 PM

    CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Cancun prosecutors said Wednesday they have begun extradition proceedings for a TV producer being sought in his wife's death at a posh hotel in this Caribbean resort after officially confirming he is not in Mexico. Quintana Roo state assistant attorney general Rodolfo Garcia said his office... more »
  • Laura Ling Does First TV Interview Since Being Released

    May 18, 2010 2:49 PM

    CHICAGO (AP) - An American journalist who was imprisoned in North Korea for months says she told interrogators she was trying to overthrow the government in a ploy for mercy. Laura Ling appeared on Tuesday's episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in her first televised interview since her August release.... more »
  • $3.7 Million Movie and TV Studio Renovation

    April 27, 2010 12:03 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A foundation created to bring biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to Shreveport is spending $3.7 million to renovate its first floor for the movies and TV. The Times reports that Biomedical Research Foundation plans to rent to digital animation, recording and television studios. Planned tenants for BioSpace... more »
  • 2 Louisiana broadband systems get federal money

    February 18, 2010 7:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has awarded grants and loans totaling $33.5 million to two Louisiana broadband companies to expand high-speed Internet into rural areas. The money comes from the federal economic stimulus program. Allen's TV Cable, Inc., which serves Morgan City and several other areas, received a... more »
  • Big Screens For The "Big Game"

    February 2, 2010 6:54 PM

    There's no better way to watch the big game than on a big screen T.V. They're many choices out there making it hard to pick the perfect set. There's plasma, DLP, LCD and now LED. How are you ever supposed to make a choice on what will... more »
  • Lafayette History

    November 13, 2009 9:48 AM

    Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel recently wrapped a series of listening tours. Hhe wanted to know what vision Lafayette residents had for the hub city in 10... 20... or 30 years. But as one wise man said, in order to figure out where we're going, we must remember where we've... more »
  • TV-The Onion

    November 6, 2009 8:56 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - ESPN had better watch its back. Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from the satirical news magazine The Onion. The prospective half-hour scripted series will be based on The Onion's Sports Network, an online video series that parodies sports shows - especially those on ESPN. Onion... more »
  • Iberia Parish Company Debuts on Science Channel

    October 16, 2009 9:58 AM

    A Loreauville business is taking center stage on the Science Channel. Berard Transportation will be featured on a new show called Heavy Metal Taskforce. It airs at tonight (Friday, October 16) at nine. The Iberia Parish company specializes in moving extremely heavy objects. For the show workers transport a 13-hundred-ton... more »
  • St. Martinville Cake Designers Make National TV Debut

    September 28, 2009 8:17 AM

    Two local ladies are made their national TV debut Monday night. Martha Herbert and Becky Guidry, the two sisters behind Southern Ladies Designer Cakes competed on the Ultimate Cake Off on The Learning Channel. The St. Martinville natives won the competition with their automobile inspired cake.

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