Stephen Battaglio

covers the TV and media business for the LA Times

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Reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering the media business; former Business Editor of TV Guide; author of David Susskind: A Televised Life

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“America’s Funniest Home Videos” celebrated its 30th birthday on Sunday. It’s ABC’s longest running primetime entertainment program.

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“America’s Funniest Home Videos” celebrated its 30th birthday on Sunday. It’s ABC’s longest running primetime entertainment program.

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On Monday night, CBS Evening News debuted a new anchor: Norah O’Donnell. She called President Trump’s recent tweets “racist.

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On Monday night, CBS Evening News debuted a new anchor: Norah O’Donnell. She called President Trump’s recent tweets “racist.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group is closing a deal to take over Tribune Media, which owns KTLA and other local news channels in New York and Chicago.

Right wing broadcaster Sinclair pushes politics

Sinclair Broadcast Group is closing a deal to take over Tribune Media, which owns KTLA and other local news channels in New York and Chicago.

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