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  • 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...
  • Book review: 'I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections' by Nora Ephron

    Book review: 'I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections' by Nora Ephron
    I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections Nora Ephron Alfred A. Knopf: 142 pp., $22.95 It's good to be Nora Ephron. When you're Nora Ephron, you can get Meryl Streep, who once played a fictionalized version of you, to star as Julia Child in your...
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: One tweet over the line

     
    Technology has always been the unstated enemy -- and occasional accomplice -- on “The Good Wife,” and on Tuesday night’s episode, this deeply ambivalent relationship was more obvious than ever. This week’s case centered on a teenage...
  • Jon Stewart like Edward R. Murrow: Are you kidding?

     
    Many viewers rightly admire Jon Stewart for his deft skewering of the pretentious and hypocritical. But a New York Times analysis Monday took the high regard for the "Daily Show" host to new levels of adoration. He was compared to CBS News legend Edward...
  • ‘Undercover Boss, ‘CSI: Miami’ put CBS in front Sunday — plus programming answers for Mom and Dad

     
    CBS won Sunday behind the performances of "Undercover Boss," which visited Orlando, and "CSI: Miami." The network was also tops in the 18-to-49 age group. But other networks had reason to hope: "Secret Millionaire" is bringing viewers to ABC. And "The...
  • The Morning Fix: Rooney retires. 'Terra Nova' no go. Get your own glasses.

     
    The Morning Fix is a roundup of the day's media headlines....
  • 'Awkward' creator discusses season finale and what lies ahead

     
    'Awkward' creator Lauren Iungerich and star Nikki DeLoach discuss the season finale of the MTV series; and share what to expect next season....
  • Suge Knight to be subject of Showtime documentary

     
    Showtime is developing a documentary on controversial music figure Marion "Suge" Knight, the co-founder of Death Row Records, the famed West Coast rap label...