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Tavis Smiley announces deal for new show

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley's talk show after reported inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday to go back to work with a new series about inspirational stories. His series,…

Walmart, book distributor suspend ties with Tavis Smiley

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart and a book distributor distanced themselves from Tavis Smiley on Thursday after PBS said an investigation found "troubling allegations" of sexual misconduct by the radio and TV host. The moves came a day after PBS…

PBS Suspends Distribution of Smiley Show for Misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS said Wednesday it has indefinitely suspended distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovered "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host. PBS said it had engaged an outside law firm to…

Christiane Amanpour Replaces Charlie Rose on PBS

(CNN) - PBS has a plan for replacing Charlie Rose's late-night interview program and it starts with Christiane Amanpour. "Amanpour," the acclaimed journalist's existing program on CNN international; will be aired by PBS stations "on an interim basis." The Public…

New allegations against Rose emerge from women at CBS News

NEW YORK (AP) — The morning show where Charlie Rose worked until being fired Tuesday is reporting that two women at CBS News claim that Rose grabbed them inappropriately, with one saying he also whispered a sexual innuendo. The accusations…

Senator Al Franken cut from PBS David Letterman tribute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS and WETA say Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken will not appear substantially in David Letterman's Mark Twain Prize special airing Monday night. Representatives said Sunday that PBS will air an updated version of the previously…