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  • TV ratings: 'Crazy Ones' debuts strong, beating 'Michael J. Fox'

    TV ratings: 'Crazy Ones' debuts strong, beating 'Michael J. Fox'
    Thursday night saw the return of TV veterans Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox, with Williams easily getting the bigger audience.  Williams was back to his wacky antics for the debut of CBS' "The Crazy Ones," and his shtick appears to still have a...
  • Who's to blame for an 'invalid' reservation number?

    Who's to blame for an 'invalid' reservation number?
    When Jeff Williams' pre-paid Priceline reservation number is "invalid" he's forced to rent a car at a higher price. Should Priceline refund the difference? Q: I recently pre-paid for a rental car using Priceline's "name your own price" option. I was...
  • The music world loses a great jazz champion -- Jean Bach

    "What people think of me is none of my business!" This has been attributed to Oscar Wilde, Mae West and Gary Oldman. So, who do you think said it? The music world lost a great champion over Memorial Day. She was Jean Bach, a beauty in her 90s who...
  • What is everybody reading, seeing, writing, and recalling?

    "WHAT'S the best book you've read so far this year?" asked The New York Times of James McBride. (He is the author of 'The Color of Water' and "The Good Lord Bird.") His answer had more people talking than I've heard in lit circles in ages. His answer...
  • Robin Williams' Return to TV Draws 15.6 Million for CBS

    With a big assist from megahit "The Big Bang Theory," Robin Williams' "The Crazy Ones" on CBS easily topped Michael J. Fox's new NBC show in Thursday's comedy collision. Williams and Fox aren't scheduled to meet on a regular basis this fall, but their...
  • Why Mark Carson matters

    Mark Carson was shot in the face because he's gay. His alleged killer, 33-year-old Elliot Morales, is said to have confronted Carson, 32, and a companion, in New York's Greenwich Village last Friday night, yelling antigay slurs. When Carson walked away,...
  • Fall TV shows: How did NBC win premiere week? (hint: thanks, Cee Lo)

    Fall TV shows: How did NBC win premiere week? (hint: thanks, Cee Lo)
    NBC has been in the ratings doghouse for years. So how is it that the long-suffering network is en route to win the first week of the new TV season?  We've got two words for you: "The Voice."  The singing contest returned for its fifth cycle this...
  • Robin Williams versus Michael J. Fox: Ratings round 1 goes to ...

    Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox, two aging stars of 1980s TV, squared off with comedy premieres Thursday night. And the first round went to .... Williams.  CBS' 9 p.m. sitcom "The Crazy Ones" - which has the former "Mork & Mindy" star playing a zany...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' reaches biggest audience ever

    'Big Bang Theory' reaches biggest audience ever
    UPDATED: Sheldon Cooper was the main man in Thursday night television. Two episodes of "The Big Bang Theory" were the ratings leaders. A special 8:30 episode drew 20.4 million fans, the biggest audience in the sitcom's history. The season premiere in...
  • Saturday: UCF on ABC, Tina Fey hosts 'SNL'

    Saturday: UCF on ABC, Tina Fey hosts 'SNL'
    The Saturday television highlights start early. 1. ABC presents South Carolina playing at the University of Central Florida at noon, which has the folks at WFTV-Channel 9 overjoyed. That ratings bonanza will be followed by Florida State at Boston...
  • Time to rethink our conception of success based on stress

    I'm happy to announce that next week, on June 6, Mika Brzezinski and I will be cohosting the Huffington Post's first-ever women's conference, "The Third Metric: Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power." As the title makes clear, the purpose is to...