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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....