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  • So now we know who was killed off on 'The Simpsons'

    So now we know who was killed off on 'The Simpsons'
    Not-really-that-great Spoiler Alert: "The Simpsons" has been promising a major character's death for more than a year now, and the Sunday night premiere was the supposed delivery of that promise. So who did they off? Apu? Montgomery Burns? Sideshow Bob?...
  • TV ratings: Football dominates; 'Simpsons,' 'Family Guy' open strong

    "Sunday Night Football" helped elevate NBC to No. 1 network of the night, but Fox didn't fall far behind with season premieres of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy." The New Orleans Saints-Dallas Cowboys telecast on NBC at 8:30 p.m. earned a rating of 7....
  • The serious side of 'The Simpsons' and 'Seinfeld'

    The serious side of 'The Simpsons' and 'Seinfeld'
    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...
  • New fall shows mix it up by adding serialization, 'Blacklist'-style

    New fall shows mix it up by adding serialization, 'Blacklist'-style
    One reason "The Simpsons" has run long enough to sustain an uninterrupted 12-day marathon is that nothing much changes around Springfield. The kids don't age, and what happened, oh, 17 years ago doesn't have any bearing on this week's events. But the days...
  • TV Ad Prices: Football, 'Walking Dead,' 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Blacklist' Top the List

    The flesh-eating creatures from AMC's gory "The Walking Dead" have started to eat into football's pricing power, according to Variety's annual analysis of primetime TV advertising costs. Advertisers are willing to pay more for a package of spots across...
  • TV This Week Sept. 28 - Oct. 4: 'Reign' on KTLA

    TV This Week Sept. 28 - Oct. 4: 'Reign' on KTLA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Your journalist gal-pal is back on the...
  • 'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV

     'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV
    Calling "Sesame Street" children's programming is like calling "Saturday Night Live" a sketch comedy show or "The Simpsons" a cartoon. Technically it may be accurate, but the label fails to grasp its wide and powerful reach in pop culture. Case in...
  • Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner

    Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner
    French intellectuals love trying to figure out America. Essential to our victory in the Revolutionary War, our first international ally, and beloved by Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, France occupies an odd space in the...
  • 'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl

    'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl
    "The Simpsons" set up shop at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend -- and tens of thousands of loyal followers made the pilgrimage to witness the epochal event. Part ultimate fan concert, part musical gift to faithful viewers, "The Simpsons Take the...
  • Whoa, mama! First day of 'Simpsons' marathon sets FXX ratings record

    Homer Simpson may not be much of an athlete, but he and his family are running one heck of an ultramarathon for FXX. In Day 1 of the longest programming marathon in TV history, 34 reruns of old episodes of "The Simpsons" shattered ratings records...
  • TV ratings: PGA Championship wins the night for CBS

    TV ratings: PGA Championship wins the night for CBS
    The Professional Golfers' Assn. of America Championship helped CBS earn No. 1 network of the night status, according to Nielsen. The tournament, which ran until 9 p.m. EST, had a rating of 2.4 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic. With roughly 11....