| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:37 PM
"Hello?" I said into the phone, questioning whether the line's crackling was the sign of a bad connection or a dropped call.
"Hello?" replied a voice I thought to be my own: an echolike combination of nasally, high-pitched and Midwestern-cum-Valley girl...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:10 AM
"Sunday Night Football" elevated NBC to the top of the TV ratings but Fox followed closely behind in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic with help from an NFL overrun.
The New England Patriots-San Diego Chargers game on NBC notched a rating of 6.1...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Comic and radio personality Adam Carolla, who stars in the recently renewed Spike TV series "Catch a Contractor," has sold his retreat in Malibu for $3.6 million.
The 1.7-acre property, with ocean, coastline and sunset views, contains a main house, a...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Most Hollywood marriages don't turn out like this.
Fifteen years ago, several executives were jockeying for a plum position running 20th Century Fox Television, the production company behind "The Simpsons" and "Ally McBeal." The boss made a decision,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:17 PM
MANCHESTER — In Sunday night's episode of "Family Guy," the main character and his anthropomorphic dog get drunk the night before Thanksgiving and devour the family turkey.
"Before you get mad," Peter Griffin says to his wife, who has demanded...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Comedian Bobby Slayton has performed his own intense style of stand-up comedy for more than 30 years and is often referred to as "The Pitbull of Comedy" and "Yid Vicious."
Slayton will bring his intense style of humor locally from Nov. 26-30 to the Fort...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
HBO's "Olive Kitteridge" opens with an older woman walking into the woods on a fall day. She is carrying a blanket, radio, envelope, revolver and one bullet.
She spreads the blanket on the ground, turns the radio to a classical station and places it...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Football, great actors and daring stunts figure in this weekend's highlights:
Previews for "The Walking Dead" reveal that this weekend's episode, "Slabtown," gives an update on the missing Beth (Emily Kinney). AMC's preview reads: "We get to meet a whole...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
With a stronger, football-fueled lead-in from "60 Minutes," rookie CBS drama "Madam Secretary" appears to have delivered its best ratings scores since its premiere last night, while ABC's drama trio of "Once Upon a Time," "Resurrection" and "Revenge"...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:09 AM
As Thomas Wolfe once wrote (and I believe I'm accurate here): You can go home again despite the fact your new sitcom on Fox just pulled a 0.7/2 rating among viewers 18 to 49, attracting 1 million fewer eyeballs than your lead-in, a "Family Guy" repeat. Of...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:40 AM
The November sweeps ratings period begins today and runs through Nov. 26. Here's a schedule of highlights -- and I will continue to add to it as I get more information:
Today: A big night on CBS. “The Big Bang Theory” returns to Thursday....