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  • Fox News Hits Ratings Highs, MSNBC Sputters in Busy Week

    A busy week in news was a good one for Fox News Channel, which logged its second highest-rated frame of the year, but a weak one for MSNBC, which found itself deep in third place. FNC, with several shows hitting 2014 highs, won in adults 25-54 and...
  • Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.

    Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.
    Jimmy Kimmel apparently wanted to beat traffic Monday afternoon: The late-night host and wife Molly McNearney took public transportation to the Emmy Awards and chronicled their journey. And why not? For the first time in 40 years, TV's stars were...
  • Robin Williams and us

    I awoke recently to shocking news. I guess that's not so unusual in Israel — especially during war time — but this really floored me. Robin Williams dead at 63; the media buzzing around the story like bees around honey, throwing out words like...
  • Standup Scene: Comedy audiences take risks too

    Standup Scene: Comedy audiences take risks too
    Jeff Arcuri is a joke machine tonight. As the host of “This Week’s Show” every Thursday at Bar Celona in Wrigleyville, it’s his job to amp up the crowd, and he’s doing it well. “I want to get a tattoo of a cross with my...
  • Williams Indeed A Hero

    Regarding the letter "Williams, Hoffman Not Heroes" by Bryan Chapman, and others criticizing columnist Colin McEnroe over his Aug. 17 article, "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip Seymour Hoffman Are Heroes": They are missing a point. Mr. McEnroe...
  • Robin Williams: Should Hollywood Do More to Help Stars in Dark Places?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Robin Williams battled drugs and depression for almost as long as he was famous. Although he maintained his sobriety for nearly 20 years, friends say he slipped into a dark place over the summer, following the cancellation of...
  • Univision Wins Second Straight Week Among Young Adults

    NBC again edged ahead of its Big Four rivals in adults 18-49 last week, but Univision has made it two straight frames as the top-rated network overall in the key demo. With its year-round slate of firstrun telenovelas, the Spanish-language Univision...
  • Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams

    Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams
    In the wake of the high-profile suicide of comedian Robin Williams, Central Florida's main crisis hotline reports a surge in callers who feel depressed, lost and isolated. "Suicide is a very taboo subject. We don't usually talk about it," said Josette...
  • Your official 2014 Emmy Awards drinking game

    Your official 2014 Emmy Awards drinking game
    If you're a fan of awards shows, drinking isn't required to get through the three-hour self-celebration that is the Emmy Awards. But it sure makes it more fun. And if you're either not a big awards show person (or perhaps forced to watch for some...
  • Robin Williams: 'Inside the Actors Studio' salutes him

    Robin Williams: 'Inside the Actors Studio' salutes him
    To salute the late Robin Williams, "Inside the Actors Studio" will repeat its popular episode with the Oscar winner. Viewers can catch James Lipton's interview with Williams at 8 p.m. Thursday on Bravo. Williams demonstrates his gifts as an...
  • 'The Good Lie' and 'A Most Wanted Man' Set To Play at Deauville

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HAUGESUND, Norway- Deauville will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a strong competition lineup of U.S. indies, leading up with Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man" and Reese Witherspoon starrer "The Good Lie." The Normandy-...