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  • 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...
  • What's worth watching, and what's not, this fall

    DON'T MISS IT The show you can't miss this fall is not on network TV, cable or even Netflix. "Transparent," a dark comedy about the most dysfunctional family since the Bluths of "Arrested Development," belongs to Amazon Studios, which is fast becoming...
  • TV picks for the week of Sept. 14-20

    What a weird week. A few new fall series roll out early on the networks (see my full preview of the new primetime season in Thursday's American-Statesman) and then, toward the end of the week, things really dry up. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday:...
  • 'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl

    'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl
    Few corners of the Earth have been safe from the cultural reach of “The Simpsons.” From Pakistan to Sweden to China, the American family that perhaps put the most fun into dysfunctional has delighted audiences - and confounded network and...
  • TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' elevates NBC; 'Miss America' down 25%

    The 2015 Miss America competition lost the TV ratings crown to "Sunday Night Football," according to early Nielsen ratings. Down 25% from last year's pageant, the competition, won by Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, earned a rating of 1.5 among the key 18-...
  • Football Wins Sunday For NBC; 'Miss America' Tumbles on ABC

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Football dominated primetime's ratings action on Sunday, with CBS leading early with the conclusion of its late NFL doubleheader game and NBC winning the rest of the way with "Sunday Night Football." One of pigskin's victims...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • E-reader: 'Akira' meets 'The Simpsons'

    E-reader: 'Akira' meets 'The Simpsons'
    The Left-Bank Gang by Jason, comiXology, 1-hour read, $9.99 Plenty of writers have fixated on the 1920s Paris literary scene, but no one approaches it quite like Norwegian cartoonist Jason. In his graphic novel "The Left-Bank Gang," he reimagines famous...
  • 'The Simpsons' to Air in China for First Time in Pact with Sohu Video

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Simpsons" will air in China for the first time in the show's 26-season history thanks to a streaming pact between Fox and Sohu Video. The multi-year deal includes the show's latest season, which bows Sept. 28 on Fox....
  • Movies Help Make Lego the World's Largest Toymaker

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Licenses to "Star Wars," "The Simpsons," DC and Marvel's superheroes, and its own films like "The Lego Movie" have helped make Lego the world's largest toy company when it comes to revenue and profits, beating Mattel and...