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Labor Day

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  • The Big E: Food, Music, Animals, Shopping, Parades And More

    The Big E: Food, Music, Animals, Shopping, Parades And More
    They say Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and thus the unofficial start of fall, a bit ahead of its proper late-September starting date. In Southern New England, we know fall doesn't unofficially start until it's time for the Big E, the...
  • David Muir, Brian Williams split wins

    David Muir, Brian Williams split wins
    "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" last week marked five straight years as the most-watched network evening newscast. Williams and NBC have won in total viewers for 260 consecutive weeks as well as 307 of the last 308 weeks. But ABC could crow...
  • TV ratings: 'Masterchef' takes key demo; 'Monday Night Football' returns

    TV ratings: 'Masterchef' takes key demo; 'Monday Night Football' returns
    Despite the season-opening doubleheader of "Monday Night Football" on ESPN, two hours of Fox's "Masterchef" stayed steady, according to Nielsen. The culinary competition show elevated Fox to the No. 1 network among the key demo, earning a rating of 1....
  • 'MasterChef,' 'Ninja Warrior' Finale Solid Opposite Return of 'Monday Night Football'

    ESPN was expected to dominate Monday's ratings race with its season premiere doubleheader NFL action on "Monday Night Football," but the finale of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" and an expanded episode of "MasterChef" on Fox held up well. In Nielsen's...
  • On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild present tea event; Glendale Beautiful fall dinner

    On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild present tea event; Glendale Beautiful fall dinner
    Cabrini Literary Guild members look forward to their membership tea each year. Besides kicking off their new year, the tea brings in new members as well. In spite of many groups losing members, Cabrini keeps attracting them. Their Garden Tea at the La...
  • Fall theater 2014: Classics by Beckett, Foote, Orton will arise anew

    Fall theater 2014: Classics by Beckett, Foote, Orton will arise anew
    The fall season always brings the hope that something new will astonish us. I'm betting that a few old works might fit the bill. Perhaps I'm in a retrospective state of mind because my post-Labor Day theatergoing began at the beginning, with "Persians,"...
  • Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'

    Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'
    In the basement of the House of Charm, watching a group of people sing and dance, Steve Martin consults his iPad and prepares, once again, to transform. Above him, Balboa Park goes about its business. Tourists arrive by red trolley, brides pose amid the...
  • Schmich: The things we lose when we travel

    Schmich: The things we lose when we travel
    We often travel to lose ourselves then wind up losing stuff instead. Hats. Scarves. Books. Reading glasses. One of anything that comes in pairs. "Did I leave my car key at your house?" I asked a friend the other day after a visit to New York. Back...
  • NFL scrutinized over Ray Rice inquiry, other domestic violence cases

    The NFL has been dogged by the same questions for a couple of days: Did the league ever see video from the actual beating Ray Rice gave his then-fiancée? And, if it didn't, why not? Here is another question for Commissioner Roger Goodell and the other...
  • 'The Maze Runner,' 'The Equalizer' Join TV Ad-Spend Top 5

    In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "This Is Where I Leave You" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $5.1 million for spots that have aired 946 times across 44 networks through September 7. This is...
  • Pair of NFL Games Help NBC Find the Ratings End Zone

    NBC dominated the ratings race during the first big week of football, as its traditional opening two games of the NFL season powered the net to one of its most lopsided weekly victories of recent years. Three college games cracked the week's top 20 too...