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Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly" on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97.

“Fixer Upper,” the HGTV show that made the renovation of Waco homes a primetime television staple, will end after its fifth season, stars Chip and Joanna Gaines announced Tuesday.

If you're anything like this writer, you're already exhausted from the emotional roller coaster that is this season of "The Bachelor." Fortunately, there's a new show in Iceland that offers all the intrigue, drama and suspense of your favorite reality series. And by that, we mean it's an online livestream of four kittens living in an oversized custom-made dollhouse. It's a simple recipe for a show, but "Keeping Up With The Kattarshians" has taken Iceland by storm.

NEW YORK — Even though Linda Ellerbee has addressed many tough topics with young audiences before, it took a decade before Nickelodeon approved her idea of a "Nick News" episode where children with terminal illnesses talk about their lives.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — "The Daily Show With Trevor Noah," which debuts on Comedy Central on Sept. 28, will be a little different from Jon Stewart's show, but it will be mostly the same. But it will also be different. (And the same.)

NEW YORK (AP) — Abigail Spencer remembers being about to shoot a scene for last season's "Rectify." It was set in a hospital room as Daniel, played by series star Aden Young, came out of the coma from his brutal beat-down. At bedside was his devoted sister Amantha, played by Spencer.

NEW YORK — Hidden in the attention being paid to David Letterman leading to his May 20 retirement is the knowledge that it will also mean the end of a regular television role for America's bandleader, Paul Shaffer.

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods — a stance he says some if not all of those accusers oppose.

 NEW YORK — With this week's premiere of a series based on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show feature of lip sync-dueling celebrities, the Spike television network is throwing open the door of its boys' clubhouse to women.