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  • Former 'SNL' actress Jan Hooks dies at 57

    Former 'SNL' actress Jan Hooks dies at 57
    Actress Jan Hooks, best known for portraying first ladies Hillary Clinton, Betty Ford and Nancy Reagan on "Saturday Night Live" in the 1980s, died in New York, the office of her agent Lisa Lieberman said on Thursday. She was 57. Hooks performed...
  • 'SNL' actress Jan Hooks dies aged 57 - agent's office

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Actress Jan Hooks, best known for portraying first ladies Hillary Clinton, Betty Ford and Nancy Reagan on "Saturday Night Live" in the 1980s, died in New York, the office of her agent Lisa Lieberman said on Thursday. She was...
  • CW's 'The Flash' Off to Fast Ratings Start Tuesday -- Net's Best Bow in Five Years

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CW drama "The Flash" opened to impressive ratings Tuesday, drawing more young adults than any program on ABC (including "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD") or Fox last night and logging the best scores for a premiere on the network in...
  • NASCAR.com reporter's road to success paved with drive, focus and hustle

    Alan Cavanna grew up in Marlborough, Conn. which is roughly between New York City and Boston so he grew up around boys who wanted to be Roger Clemens, or Patrick Ewing, or Drew Bledsoe or Mark Messier. The only child of George Cavanna and Sue Crawford,...
  • '60 Minutes' dog fetches big audience

    UPDATED: The brilliant border collie came through Sunday night for "60 Minutes." Chaser was a hit with viewers, according to ratings locally and nationally. The CBS news magazine averaged 14.2 million viewers for the Chaser report by Anderson Cooper,...
  • 'Bob's Burger's' king Loren Bouchard likes pineapple on his beef

    'Bob's Burger's' king Loren Bouchard likes pineapple on his beef
    Ask "Bob's Burgers" creator Loren Bouchard to name his go-to burger and his voice drops a notch. "I have a guilty little secret," he said recently. "I like pineapple on my burger. I like the combination of fruit and meat. I think people look down on it....
  • TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' helps NBC win the night

    TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' helps NBC win the night
    "Sunday Night Football" championed TV ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen. The Cincinnati Bengals-New England Patriots game, which aired from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. PDT on NBC, earned a rating of 6.9 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic....
  • Fox's 'Mulaney' Off to Weak Start Sunday; 'Once' Strong, 'Madam Secretary' Rises

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox's live-action comedy "Mulaney" opened Sunday to the weakest scores for any of the fall's series premieres, holding just a little over half its "Family Guy" lead-in and placing fourth among the major networks in young...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • Fox's 'Family Guy' Crossover With 'Simpsons' Tops Premiere Week in Several Demos

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - ABC's "How to Get Away With Murder" was the most impressive newcomer in premiere week -- setting a DVR playback record in the process -- but a handful of returning shows stepped up big as well. Among them was Fox's hourlong...
  • 'The Simpsons Family History' celebrates show's 25th anniversary

    'The Simpsons Family History' celebrates show's 25th anniversary
    If Maggie Simpson were like any other infant, she'd be a millennial by now, having long since traded in her pacifier for a smartphone. But in Matt Groening's world, the Simpsons never grow older — at least not past the age they were when they were...