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  • TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' wins; Fox shows rise

    TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' wins; Fox shows rise
    The Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers “Sunday Night Football” game boosted NBC to No. 1, according to early Nielsen ratings. The telecast, which drew 17.3-million viewers, averaged a rating of 6.2 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic....
  • Bears-Packers not a rivalry anymore

    Bears-Packers not a rivalry anymore
    It would be fair to say "Bear down" has turned into "lay down" when it comes to games against thePackers. The Monsters of the Midway haven't lived up to the nickname recently when they play Green Bay. It's OK to admit you switched over "The Walking...
  • Patriots, Broncos lift CBS, '60 Minutes'

    UPDATED: The score was lopsided but so were the ratings. The New England Patriots' 43-21 victory over the Denver Broncos drew 29.1 million viewers in the 7 p.m. hour Sunday on CBS, according to updated ratings. CBS said it was the highest-rated NFL game...
  • Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets

    Steve Burke is not an executive prone to exaggeration. If anything, the NBCUniversal CEO is known for his understated style in public settings. So when Burke made a blunt statement about ratings growth potential for the Peacock's domestic cable...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Networks' need for hit sitcoms is no laughing matter

    There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy. The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory." ------------ For...
  • Filmmaker Werner Herzog on his new box set and more

     Filmmaker Werner Herzog on his new box set and more
    Filmmaker Werner Herzog — German-born, having made films in the Amazon, the Sahara, Wisconsin, Antarctica, all points between and most recently a resident of Los Angeles — belongs to the world, and should be cherished accordingly. An...
  • 'The Simpsons,' 'CSI,' 'SNL': this weekend

    'The Simpsons,' 'CSI,' 'SNL': this weekend
    The weekend highlights include the 40th season premiere of "Saturday Night Live," the 26th season premiere of "The Simpsons" and the 15th season premiere of "CSI." Are you ready for Mark-Paul Gosselaar as twins? What's ahead: 1. "60 Minutes," 7 p.m....