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  • 'Rookie Blue,' Other Thursday Originals Rise; Early Numbers Skewed by Preseason Football

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - UPDATE: In updated estimates released late Friday by Nielsen, ratings did indeed fall off for ABC's "The Quest" (0.5 rating/2 share in adults 18-49 and 1.91 million viewers overall) and "Rookie Blue" (1.0/3 in 18-49, 5.32...
  • 'The Simpsons' Marathon More Than Triples Primetime Audience for FXX

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - FXX scored solid ratings in primetime Thursday with its "The Simpsons" marathon, more than tripling the network's usual audience and contributing to the nascent channel's most-watched day ever. According to Nielsen estimates,...
  • Moment of Friday: Why Mimi Pond loves Mike Leigh's ugly '70s couch

    Moment of Friday: Why Mimi Pond loves Mike Leigh's ugly '70s couch
    Screenwriter and graphic novelist Mimi Pond says that when she watches a film, one of the things she notices most is the set design. She loved the bright color palette of Jacques Demy's "Umbrellas of Cherbourg" and couldn't get enough of the lush...
  • Sorry Jags fans, forecast doesn't look good for Jacksonville this season

    Sorry Jags fans, forecast doesn't look good for Jacksonville this season
    First, my apologies to Jacksonville Jaguars fans. Sincere apologies. I like your owner, Shahid Khan. He got rich making bumpers for cars, which sounds like a great way to get rich. He acts as if he really cares about his team and community. Plus he'...
  • CBS' 'Big Brother' Surges to Season Highs Sunday; ABC's 'Rising Star' Edges Up in Finale

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One month from its finale, CBS reality veteran "Big Brother" surged to summer highs on Sunday, including the top young-adult series score for any show on any network in nearly two months. Also of note on the night was an uptick...
  • Emmys Scorecard: HBO Leads Networks, 'Sherlock' Tops Programs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HBO towered over the competition with a leading 99 Emmy nominations this year, so it's little surprise that the premium cabler came out on top in networks when all 122 awards are taken into account. For shows, "Sherlock" leads...
  • TV ratings: 'The Simpsons' marathon a winner for FXX

    Nothing for Homer to "D'oh!" about in the ratings for the recent "The Simpsons" marathon on FXX. The 552-episode, 12-day marathon of the cartoon elevated FXX to the top of the cable network heap among the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic over that...
  • 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...
  • Alert, nerds!

    We're all well aware by now that Chicago has its very own Comic Cons—Wizard World and C2E2—but the fact remains that San Diego's event, which wrapped Sunday, is the mother of all things sci-fi, comic, fantasy and, well, nerd. Some of the...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of Aug. 17-23

    DON'T MISS: "Doctor Who" Regeneration happens. And so it is that Peter Capaldi finally gets the keys to the TARDIS this week. Capaldi, a 56-year-old Scottish actor and lifelong "Who" fan, becomes the 12th Time Lord in the wildly popular franchise and he...
  • Emmys: 'Shark Tank' wins, Winter Park doesn't

    Emmys: 'Shark Tank' wins, Winter Park doesn't
    Mel Brooks, Neil Patrick Harris and President Barack Obama helped boost the winners at this year's creative arts Emmys. But Winter Park wasn't so fortunate. The Emmy for outstanding commercial went to Apple's "Misunderstood." Budweiser's "Hero's...