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  • Michael Johns, 'American Idol' Finalist, Dies at 35

    Michael Johns, who sang on season seven of "American Idol," died Friday at 35. Though an official cause of death was not released, several news outlets said he died of a blood clot after injuring his ankle. Johns was voted off the show shortly after...
  • Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season

    Fox acknowledges need for new hits after disappointing season
    The marching orders for Fox Broadcasting's new entertainment team from its boss is simple. "We need some new hits," said Peter Rice, chairman and chief executive of the Fox Networks Group at the semiannual Television Critics Assn.'s press tour in...
  • Miranda Lambert's life has gone 'Platinum,' and she's grateful

     Miranda Lambert's life has gone 'Platinum,' and she's grateful
    Miranda Lambert can point to all sorts of things she has now that she didn't have a decade ago when she launched her career in country music. The singer and songwriter has racked up a string of four hit albums, six No. 1 chart hits, a Grammy Award, 18...
  • Upfronts: 'Gotham' Impresses as Fox Talks 'Next-Generation' Approach

    After a tough season in the ratings, Fox put the emphasis on the re-engineering of what Kevin Reilly dubbed "America's next-generation network" at its upfront Monday, held at Gotham's Beacon Theater. And there was barely a mention of "American Idol,"...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' on Fox

     Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 25 - 31, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Growing Up Fisher The now-canceled sitcom...
  • Will summer's singing-competition shows be the same old song?

    You might think, at this point, that there is simply no way a TV network could possibly put on another singing show. And yet you would be wrong. Fox has the once-powerful "American Idol" and NBC the still-formidable "The Voice." But ABC has been...
  • Wait for it: Fall TV season sees big delayed-viewing boosts

    Wait for it: Fall TV season sees big delayed-viewing boosts
    Call it "must-wait TV." More viewers are recording shows or watching them on video on demand instead of watching live TV. The good news for the networks is that it means the shows are getting bigger audiences than traditional ratings would suggest....
  • NBC's 'Talent' Returns Strong, 'Night Shift' Opens Fairly Well

    NBC has won the first Tuesday of the summer season in key demos behind a good return for vet "America's Got Talent" and a pretty good start for original drama "The Night Shift." ABC hung in there with its unscripted fare, including the season premiere...
  • TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' steady; 'Idol'-less Fox crashes

    TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' steady; 'Idol'-less Fox crashes
    NBC easily won in Tuesday night ratings with the mostly steady return of "America's Got Talent," while Fox's lineup cratered without "American Idol." "Talent" was the top show in both total viewership and among key 18- to-49-year-olds, according to...
  • 'Modern Family' Cast Talks Emotional Wedding Finale

    One of TV's most popular couples, "Modern Family's" Mitch and Cam, finally met at the altar and got married. To celebrate the two-part wedding finale (part one aired last Wednesday), the cast and creators attended a wedding extravaganza on the Fox lot...
  • Making Sense of Rupert Murdoch's Next Big Moves

    Coming off a year marked by splits, including his empire and marriage, can you blame Rupert Murdoch for making 2014 all about bringing companies together? That's the modus operandi at 21st Century Fox. Earlier this month, the conglom confirmed its intent...