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  • Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series

    Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series
    Dora Marquez, as the pint-sized global superstar herself might say, has gotten muy grande. The beloved cartoon character first walked her tiny feet into the hearts of children 14 years ago with the premiere of "Dora the Explorer" as part of Nickelodeon'...
  • 11 Top U.S. Magazines To Hawk NBC's 'Blacklist' On Fake Covers

    To draw attention to the second-season launch of its popular drama, "The Blacklist," NBC has convinced no fewer than 11 of the nation's best-known magazines to put the series' star, James Spader, on their covers. Well, sort of. Starting this week,...
  • DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

    Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...
  • Fox Sports Taps YouTube Space LA for Social-Focused @TheBuzzer Web Show

    Fox Sports, looking to deepen its reach with younger audiences on social platforms, has partnered with YouTube Space LA to produce a daily web-video series explicitly focused on fast-breaking stories that will be shared online. The videos, each about one...
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • Community group plans forum for council candidates

    Mesa Verde Community Inc. is hosting a Costa Mesa City Council candidate forum Thursday evening. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The nonprofit's president, Darnell Wyrick, is the moderator. Mesa Verde...
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career

    Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career
    When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Philadelphia apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place. But for Threadgould, 40, that didn't mean making a mess. On the contrary, it's all about discovering beauty or at least function in...
  • 'Strain' renewed; virus to spread

    'Strain' renewed; virus to spread
    The vampire catastrophe just got bigger. "The Strain" has been renewed for a second season, FX announced Tuesday. Six episodes in, "The Strain" has become a bit hit for the cable channel. Seven episodes from season one remain to be seen this year....
  • All 82 Panthers' games to be televised on Fox Sports Florida

    Press release from Panthers and FOX Sports Florida FOX Sports Florida and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment jointly announced today the Florida Panthers’ 2014-15 NHL regular season television broadcast schedule, featuring all 82 games broadcast on...
  • Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

    Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm
    U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for calm and a change in police tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago. The violence...