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  • Netflix orders 'F is for Family' animated comedy from Bill Burr

    Netflix orders 'F is for Family' animated comedy from Bill Burr
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix has picked up "F Is for Family," a half-hour animated series based on the stand-up comedy of Bill Burr, in a pact with Gaumont International Television and Wild West Television. The six-episode series, slated to hit...
  • 'GoodFellas' actor sues Fox, saying he created a 'Simpsons' character

    'GoodFellas' actor sues Fox, saying he created a 'Simpsons' character
    "The Simpsons" has had a hit put on its head in the form of a huge lawsuit.  "GoodFellas" actor Frank Sivero sued Fox Studios on Tuesday for $250 million, claiming he was not compensated for "The Simpsons" using his likeness for mobster character Louie,...
  • Netflix Orders 'F Is for Family' Animated Comedy Series from Bill Burr

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix has picked up "F Is for Family," a half-hour animated series based on the stand-up comedy of Bill Burr, in a pact with Gaumont International Television and Wild West Television. The six-episode series, slated to hit...
  • 'Goodfellas' actor sues Fox over 'Simpsons' character

    'Goodfellas' actor sues Fox over 'Simpsons' character
    Frank Sivero, a character actor who played Frankie Carbone in "Goodfellas," filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox on Tuesday, claiming that his likeness was ripped off for use as the wiseguy Louie character on "The Simpsons." Sivero claims that he...
  • 'Goodfellas' Actor Files Right of Publicity Suit Against Fox Over 'Simpsons' Character

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Frank Sivero, a character actor who played Frankie Carbone in "Goodfellas," filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox on Tuesday, claiming that his likeness was ripped off for use as the wiseguy Louie character on "The Simpsons....
  • Ratings: Manning Milestone Big for NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC dominated Sunday's ratings race with its San Francisco-Denver matchup on "Sunday Night Football," with audiences tuning in to see Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning make NFL history by throwing his 509th career touchdown...
  • How 'Simpsons World' Went from Deal Point to Immersive App Via FX Networks

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The genesis of "Simpsons World" -- the authenticated app that is the multimedia playground for all things connected to the iconic toon -- was a deal point in the megabucks syndication deal that brought "The Simpsons" to...
  • Candidates for H.B. council, city attorney stake out positions at final forum

    More than 100 people gathered at the Huntington Beach Central Library on Thursday evening to hear candidates for City Council and city attorney make their case one more time before the public hits the polls Nov. 4. The League of Women Voters of...
  • 'Walking Dead' vs. Peyton Manning: Both win

    'Walking Dead' vs. Peyton Manning: Both win
    UPDATED: On a very busy night of television, Peyton Manning and "The Walking Dead" were the top winners Sunday. New touchdown king Manning and the Denver Broncos walloped the San Francisco 49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Despite a 42-17 score,...
  • Danny Elfman talks about Halloween concerts of Tim Burton movie music

    Danny Elfman talks about Halloween concerts of Tim Burton movie music
    Danny Elfman will be back this Halloween season for concerts of his music from the movies of Tim Burton. The performances, which will feature a live orchestra and choir, are scheduled for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles,...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Oct. 19-25

    DON'T MISS: "Private Violence" This timely, highly important 90-minute documentary examines the horrors of domestic abuse through the eyes of two female survivors. Presented during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the film sheds light on the complex,...