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  • Chicago's Robert Townsend talks Cosby, Second City and a 1-man show

     Chicago's Robert Townsend talks Cosby, Second City and a 1-man show
    Here's something you may not know about Bill Cosby. "He orders lunch for everyone," Robert Townsend said when I reached him in Los Angeles by phone. "Usually somebody like a production assistant does that. But he will call the restaurant himself and...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Amazing 'Crazy' Race'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Amazing 'Crazy' Race'
    Previously on "The Amazing Race," there were so many teams! And they were so happy! Until Phil sent most of them home. Last week, Leo and Jamal came in last place. Tonight, we find out who wins. Here’s the part where I tell you that my...
  • It's Time to Beef About Substandard TV Commercials

    The Super Bowl, a national holiday celebrating America's twin loves of football and capitalism, is a time to embrace the art of TV advertising, even when the game's lousy. Yet while there's still ample romance surrounding the image of the creative ad...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Figure skating and that pregnant pre-score moment

    The NFL has instant replay and its tense, endless minutes as refs scrutinize ball bobbles under the hood. Basketball has its reviews of three-point lines and halftime buzzer beaters. But for that fraught sports moment just between subjective act and...
  • Oscar Parties 2014: The Ultimate Guide

    In 2014, the week leading up to and including Academy Awards Sunday is packed with events, parties, pampering salons and luxury suites, so much so that Hollywood A-listers, nominees and influencers -- who are, naturally, invited to everything -- will need...
  • No Netflix, No Problem? TiVo Founders' Qplay Set-Top Places Bet on YouTube and Other Free Video

    Here comes another device built to haul Internet video to HDTVs. But with the new Qplay gizmo, you won't be able to watch Netflix's "House of Cards" -- or any other subscription-video content. Instead, the Qplay adapter currently is able to access only...
  • 'American Idol' Hopes For Digital Lift From Google and Facebook Linkups

    Fox and the producers of "American Idol" are putting down new digital roots as the show enters the homestretch in its 13th season. Their bet: that promotional integrations with Google and Facebook will help elevate ratings for the aging franchise,...
  • YouTube Software Developer Zefr Raises $30 Million Round Led by IVP

    Zefr, a startup that provides YouTube content-management tools for media firms and marketers, announced $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). IVP, founded in 1980, has invested in 300-plus companies over the years,...
  • Big Media Hopes To Kill The Ad-Zapping DVR With Video On Demand

    When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and skip programs he wasn't ready to see. "I lived and...
  • What the 1984 Betamax ruling did for us all

    What the 1984 Betamax ruling did for us all
    Friday night at 9, millions of Americans will sit in front of their televisions and watch the tropical police drama "Hawaii Five-0" on their local CBS station. And over the next week, roughly 3 million more will watch the show on their own schedule. That'...
  • 'Raging Bull' Case Reaches the Supreme Court

    Disputes over film rights are a dime a dozen in Hollywood. Most of them are dismissed. So it will be a rarity on Tuesday, when the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case over the rights to "Raging Bull," the 1980 Martin Scorsese movie about boxer...