| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:00 AM
At first glance "Harvey Beaks," the new animated series from Nickelodeon, looks like a children's storybook. The lushly painted backgrounds have a real comfort to them, evoking the lighthearted tales of our own youths.
But then the characters pop on...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Apple's ambition to be a dominant player in television is expected to accelerate the unraveling of the pay-TV bundle.
The tech giant is in negotiations with major television companies to offer a "skinny" package of channels that would include ABC, CBS...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Sony Playstation is checking out the Vue.
Sony Computer Entertainment on Wednesday launched its cloud-based TV service, called Vue, featuring such popular networks as CBS, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, Fox, NBC, TBS and Discovery...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Media company Viacom Inc. has begun restructuring its operations, resulting in layoffs in the company's advertising sales division and its TV Land cable channel.
At least 20 people on Thursday were let go at TV Land, according to three people familiar...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:26 AM
Adventure Time: Candy Capers Mathematical Edition written by Ananth Panagariya and Yuko Ota, illustrated by Ian McGinty, KaBOOM!, 160 pages, $29.99
History is written by the winners, and comics history is often reduced to Marvel vs. DC. Those...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Just how much does an online television service have to offer before it has a legitimate alternative to pay TV?
Sling TV announced Wednesday that it's adding AMC and its sister channel IFC to its $20-a-month basic package. AMC is home of "The Walking...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:40 PM
There is a good reason for Jack McBrayer to have an executive producer credit on the new Adult Swim sitcom "The Jack & Triumph Show."
"I go around apologizing to people after the fact," explained the indomitably cheerful actor who also costars in the...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:55 PM
A man who barricaded himself in a stolen car for more than two hours in downtown Burbank was taken into custody Tuesday evening.
Police stopped the man, who has not been identified, at 2:38 p.m. near Third Street and Magnolia Boulevard just outside...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network are not currently available on satellite-broadcaster Dish Network, the result of an impasse in carriage talks between the two companies.
Dish said in a statement early Sunday morning that 21st Century Fox had...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The 42nd Annie Award nominations, presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, cover film, TV production, commercials, short subjects, video games, student films and honorary and achievement awards. The newest category --...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:02 PM
Dish Network's new Sling TV service, which starts rolling out this week, is an unapologetically niche product. If you're looking for a streaming video service that's a perfect substitute for cable or satellite TV, Sling TV isn't it. At this point, nothing...