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  • NBC's Brian Williams suspended for 6 months for 'inexcusable' actions

    NBC's Brian Williams suspended for 6 months for 'inexcusable' actions
    NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War. NBC chief executive Steve Burke said Williams'...
  • 'Fresh Off the Boat': good, bad ratings news

    UPDATED: "Fresh Off the Boat," the ABC sitcom about Eddie Huang's memories of growing up in Orlando, generated good and bad ratings news. The local revelation: You love it, Orlando. "Boat" moved into its regular 8 p.m. Tuesday slot. It was ABC's most-...
  • 'NCIS': Gibbs sets ratings pace again

    Gibbs (Mark Harmon) varied his routine and elected to be a good friend in the latest "NCIS," but fans still helped him tower over the competition. "NCIS" averaged 18.1 million viewers Tuesday night and put CBS on top in total viewers and young adults....
  • 'Saturday Night Live': What critics said about the show 40 years ago

    'Saturday Night Live': What critics said about the show 40 years ago
    On Saturday, NBC will rebroadcast in full the first episode of "Saturday Night Live" as part of a weekend-long celebration of the show's 40th anniversary that culminates with a 3-hour show Sunday night. When the show premiered in October 1975, it...
  • 'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it

    'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it
    The “Saturday Night Live” 40th anniversary special violated a central show-business tenet -- always leave them wanting more -- and got away with it. The three-and-a-half hour telecast tried to do too much, but nostalgia was a powerful...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' tears trump 'Men' finale

    UPDATED: On the night "Two and a Half Men" ended and a new "Odd Couple" started, "The Big Bang Theory" remained the most-watched program. "Big Bang" averaged 17.5 million viewers for a poignant episode that saluted Wolowitz's late mother and Carol Ann...
  • 'The Bachelor' upstages Donald Trump

    ABC gave "The Bachelor" three hours Sunday night, and he scored ho-hum ratings. (It's not easy going against a "Saturday Night Live" reunion special.) But on Monday, "The Bachelor" was back in its regular slot, and the numbers were looking up. "The...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' repeat, new 'Scandal' score

    UPDATED: A "Big Bang Theory" repeat had the most viewers Thursday night, which isn't good news for the broadcast network business in a February ratings period. The networks hope to reach big audiences, and the "Big Bang" at 8 p.m. pulled 11.4 million to...
  • February: Good news for WFTV, WESH

    February: Good news for WFTV, WESH
    February brought very good news to WFTV-Channel 9. The ABC affiliate continued to lead in most news time slots and surpassed Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 at 10 p.m. NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 had the most-seen prime-time lineup, thanks to the Super...
  • At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime

     At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime
    "Saturday Night Live" is 40 years old this year. Forty years before its debut — Oct. 11, 1975, during the Ford administration — Jack Benny was in his third year on radio; the Marx Brothers were starring in "A Night at the Opera," their first...
  • Legendary radio, TV personality Gary Owens dies

    Legendary radio, TV personality Gary Owens dies
    Gary Owens, the radio, TV and voice-over performer who appeared on the “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” TV series and created the phrase “beautiful downtown Burbank,” died Thursday surrounded by family in his home in Encino. Owens...