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  • The end of an era: No more Saturday morning cartoons

    The end of an era: No more Saturday morning cartoons
     An era ended this weekend, and I completely missed it. Gizmodo, in a fine story you can read by clicking here, noted this was the first weekend in who-knows-how-many generations in which there was no Saturday morning cartoon programming on American...
  • Broadcast networks encouraged by better than expected ratings

    Fox needed help in the TV ratings this fall, and it got some from a nice kid named Bruce Wayne. "Gotham" is a live-action prequel that tells the story of how young crime victim Bruce grew up to become the comic superhero Batman. It also illustrates...
  • 'Walking Dead': Top of the world, Ma!

    'Walking Dead': Top of the world, Ma!
    You really, really liked the season premiere of "The Walking Dead." The zombies overtook football. The chilling and rousing stop at Terminus sent AMC's zombie drama to the top of Sunday's ratings in Central Florida. The fifth-season premiere drew 250,...
  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Danny Elfman bringing back Tim Burton-themed Halloween concert

    Danny Elfman bringing back Tim Burton-themed Halloween concert
    Jack Skellington is back. Or rather, Danny Elfman is. The movie composer is bringing back his Halloween concert of music from the movies of Tim Burton, with performances scheduled for the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles and the...
  • NFL scores for NBC, Fox

    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....
  • Post Office Celebrates Batman's 75th Anniversary with Stamp Collection

    Batman is leaving his mark on the United States Postal Service with a new stamp collection that will become available starting at next month's New York Comic Con. The series will feature different versions of the crime fighter during the Golden, Silver,...
  • 'Simpsons' character's death, heavily publicized, leaves fans unmoved

    'Simpsons' character's death, heavily publicized, leaves fans unmoved
    The Grim Reaper visited Springfield for the 26th-season premiere of "The Simpsons" on Sunday. Fans were warned (or perhaps teased) about the death in advance, but that may have been a mistake. Executive producer Al Jean called the death "overhyped" before...