| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:51 AM
A few years ago, on a TV show that you likely never watch and probably never heard of but eventually might appreciate, Bob Odenkirk crafted a brief and remarkable performance. In fact, until Odenkirk joined AMC's acclaimed "Breaking Bad" in 2009 as the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 12:30 PM
No, the Grain Belt Express isn't a monorail pitched by a con man like in "The Simpsons"; it's a transmission line designed to carry wind-generated electricity.
Beginning next week, Clean Line Energy Partners will host a series of public meetings about...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Animators Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon have given "The Simpsons" a fresh new look using pixel art. The video was posted on their YouTube channel Simpsons Pixels.
Every scene is remade using pixel art — from Bart's chalkboard rant "Pixel art is...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:47 AM
UPDATED: Green Bay's 55-14 triumph over Chicago wasn't suspenseful, but it still managed to put NBC's "Sunday Night Football" atop the ratings nationally.
Locally was a different story.
Updated national ratings showed NBC averaging 16.9 million...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:42 AM
UPDATED: The Dallas Cowboys scored a big one for Fox Sunday night.
The Cowboys' 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions pulled in 42.3 million viewers in the 7 p.m. hour, according to updated ratings.
That hour put Fox ahead of the broadcasting pack. The...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:16 PM
UPDATED: College football kept pace with the NFL in the weekly ratings for Central Florida.
The most-watched telecast to start in prime time last week was the Sugar Bowl between Ohio State and Alabama.
The most-watched sports telecast overall was...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:42 AM
UPDATED: Tom Brady put on the biggest show in prime time Sunday. (In Orlando, he had serious competition from zombies.)
Brady's performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" averaged 20.8 million viewers. Brady and New England beat Indianapolis, 42-20....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:56 AM
UPDATED: Sports and song really produced Sunday night for NBC, CBS and ABC.
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" averaged 22.4 million viewers. The Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants, 31-28.
A football overrrun on CBS pulled in 26.4 million and pushed...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Twenty-five years ago — in 1989, to save you the math — two situation comedies premiered, each destined to become American institutions, even as each regarded American institutions with a jaundiced and ironic eye. One was a cartoon, set in a...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:48 AM
UPDATED: The NFL lifted NBC and Fox Sunday night.
NBC had the most reasons to cheer, because the New Orleans Saints-Dallas Cowboys game was the night's most-watched show, despite the Cowboys' 38-17 victory. The game averaged 22.7 million viewers....