| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Families of the world, unite. It's safe to return to the television, together.
For years, television has been criticized by many for being too violent, too sex-obsessed, too adult. The official "family viewing hour" disappeared in 1977, and by the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:46 AM
MANCHESTER — A contestant from the TV show, "The Voice," is to be the first guest artist at Manchester High School's Performing Arts Academy.
Noah Lis is to perform for students on Monday and answer questions on topics such as preparing for a...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:58 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - What have we learned so far?
One week into the 2014-15 television season, according to Nielsen's official game clock, the biggest headline for the broadcast nets is that they've been able to generate solid sampling for high-...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Randy Jackson -- the guy from "American Idol" and Journey, not the guy from the Jackson 5 -- is going to be a single man, dawg: Erika Jackson, his wife of almost 19 years, filed for divorce on Friday in L.A.
She's asking him to pay her legal fees and...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The flesh-eating creatures from AMC's gory "The Walking Dead" have started to eat into football's pricing power, according to Variety's annual analysis of primetime TV advertising costs.
Advertisers are willing to pay more for a package of spots across...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:42 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - FremantleMedia North America digital-content arm Tiny Riot entered into a pact with sister company BroadbandTV, which operates a YouTube multichannel network, to jointly create at least five digital pilots in anticipation of...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:37 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Chico Teixeira's "Absence," Daniel Aragao's "I Swear I'll Leave This Town" and Andre Ristum's "The Other Side of Paradise" world premiere in the Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival's centerpiece Premiere Brasil.
The Rio Fest...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:47 PM
With all respect to Stefon, the gushy club-hopping, seen-it-all, lives-in-a-trash-can-near-Radio-Shack correspondent that Bill Hader played on "Saturday Night Live," the Bill Hader story has everything: A childhood in Oklahoma, a job in a movie theater,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Two wine and food events are coming up, one near Yosemite, the other right here in town.
On Friday, the rather grand Erna’s Elderberry House in Oakhurst, just south of the entrance to Yosemite, will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell, two reality competition kingpins, are teaming up for a new ABC game show.
"500 Questions," the show's current working title, has been given a direct-to-series order from the network for a rollout in 2015.
The goal of the...
| Sep 19, 2014
Sunday, Sept. 21
Music by the bay The Bayside Summer Concert Series features patriotic and rock music by Max Impact from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. No bikes, skateboards or roller skates are permitted in the...