| Oct 20, 2013
Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If four creatures created by the legendary Jim Henson Company are holding forth on the TV screen, interviewing guests and chatting about interesting stories and gossip, then you must be watching - a cable-news network?
While it's difficult to imagine a...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:05 PM
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Marcia Wallace, who played Bart's fourth-grade teacher Edna Krabappel on Fox's animated comedy "The Simpsons" and Bob Newhart's wisecracking receptionist Carol Kester on the classic 1972-78 CBS sitcom...
| Oct 27, 2013
Emmy Award-winning actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced the "Simpsons" role of Edna Krabappel and played wisecracking receptionist Carol Kester on the classic sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," has died at the age of 70.
Wallace died at home in Los Angeles...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal."
The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:40 AM
The biggest shockers of Sunday night's "Walking Dead" occurred at the very beginning and at the very end. In the middle? Well, there was a whole lot of coughing.
The mysterious flu-like disease that began infiltrating the prison in the season premiere...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
In a tribute to the late Marcia Wallace, "The Simpsons" will write her character, Edna Krabappel, off the show.
Edna's departure won't happen soon because the Fox animated sitcom has completed a year's worth of episodes with Wallace voicing Krabappel,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sunday night's buzzy American Music Awards on ABC posted a big gain over last year's all-time low, for its best ratings performance in four years.
According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, the awards telecast drew 12.9 million viewers and scored...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Seth MacFarlane's animated hit "Family Guy" could be considered one of the silliest shows on television.
One word you don't often hear associated with the Fox hit: poignant.
PHOTOS: TV characters who have been killed off
Sunday's episode was...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Viewers are thrilled to have the NFL back.
Consider how well "Sunday Night Football" performed for NBC. The game averaged 25.4 million viewers, according to updated ratings. It was the No. 1 show for the week. "Football Night in America," NBC's pregame,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"The Simpsons" are finally headed to cable.
Gary Newman, chairman-CEO of 20th Century Fox TV, told an investor confab Thursday that the studio is poised to shop a mammoth package of rerun rights to the enduring toon's nearly 600 episodes. 'Simpsons'...