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  • Chuck Lorre to End His Vanity Card Missives?

    Is No. 463 the end of the line for Chuck Lorre's famously specific vanity card messages? Since the days of "Dharma & Greg" in the late 1990s, Lorre has penned a new message to run as part of his vanity card slate at the end of every original episode of...
  • Yes, we're shallow

    Years ago, Andy Rooney did his 60 Minutes curmudgeon shtick with the Sunday paper. He took up a Sunday edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer and methodically discarded the sections in which he was not interested, such as the classifieds ("I already have a...
  • David Letterman: How long can the TV talk host stay on the job?

    David Letterman: How long can the TV talk host stay on the job?
    Now that David Letterman has extended his deal with CBS through 2015, it's time to ask: How long can the onetime heir to Johnny Carson stay on the job?  Letterman, host of CBS' "Late Show," will turn 68 in 2015. Television executives strive to reach...
  • Andy Rooney dies at 92; curmudgeonly commentator on '60 Minutes'

    Andy Rooney dies at 92; curmudgeonly commentator on '60 Minutes'
    Andy Rooney, CBS News' longtime resident curmudgeon whose whimsical and acerbic essays on "60 Minutes" turned the rumpled writer into an unlikely — and reluctant — TV celebrity, died Friday night, only weeks after retiring from the show. He...
  • California Cook: Focaccia as it was meant to be

    California Cook: Focaccia as it was meant to be
    When a television series has devolved so far from its original premise that it reaches a kind of nonsensical absurdity, we say it has jumped the shark. That's usually a good time to go back and take a fresh look at what made the original work so well. The...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011
    Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
  • Celebrity deaths of 2011

    1. Steve Jobs On Oct. 5, the 56-year-old Apple co-founder and CEO died of a rare form of cancer on his pancreas. Following his passing, President Obama said "There may be no greater tribute to Steve's success than the fact that much of the world...
  • Gone, but not forgotten, in 2011

    Year-ending memories include those of people who made marks in entertainment before passing. In 2011, they included a significant number of behind-the-scenes talents whose television efforts endure. Andy Rooney: It's a sad irony that the pundit's death...
  • Woo Hoo! FOX orders two more seasons of "The Simpsons"

    Woo Hoo! FOX orders two more seasons of "The Simpsons"
    FOX has renewed THE SIMPSONS, the longest-running comedy in television history, for an incredible 24th and 25th season, bringing the series total to an astonishing 559 episodes. THE SIMPSONS airs Sundays (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.   In the words of...
  • Small Wonders: Down a runway toward destruction

    Ever since M*A*S*H went off the air, I’ve been a little disillusioned with TV. That’s not to say I don’t watch, or like, certain TV shows: “30 Rock” and “Modern Family” stand out. While channel surfing, I will...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...