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  • 10 things you might not know about literary enigmas

    10 things you might not know about literary enigmas
    There's no mystery about the best place for book lovers to gather this weekend — it's the Printers Row Lit Fest in the South Loop. But here are other questions about literature that have confounded many: 1/ In September 1849, Edgar Allan Poe...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Fox Shakes Up Sunday Animation Block in Major Schedule Overhaul

    Fox will shake up its Sunday animation block for the first time in nearly a decade next fall, pairing live-action sitcoms "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and newcomer "Mulaney" on the night with "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy." Suffering ratings declines due to...
  • TV This Week, May 4 - 10: '24: Live Another Day' on Fox

    TV This Week, May 4 - 10: '24: Live Another Day' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 4 - 10, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY All in all, Homer is just another brick in the...
  • Cartoon Network's 'Regular Show' To Step Up Half-Hours

    ANNECY -- J.G. Quintel's Emmy winning "Regular Show,' one of the jewels in Cartoon Network's ratings crown, in and outside the U.S., looks set to become more regularly bigger. "Regular Show's" regular segs clock in at a quarter of an hour, including...
  • TV This Week May 11 - 17: 'Penny Dreadful' and more

    TV This Week May 11 - 17: 'Penny Dreadful' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 11 - 17, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Keep calm and get animated: John Oliver brings...
  • Fox plans more drama and less 'Idol.' AT&T and DirecTV inch closer.

    After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfront presentations. The Skinny: Hoping to get to the Yankees-Mets game tonight if it doesn't get rained out. Keep a good thought. Today's roundup includes analysis of Fox's new prime-time lineup. Also,...
  • Fox Consumer Products hopes to look sharp in Domenico Vacca

    Does the future of fashion run through the studio back lot? Fox Consumer Products, the licensing and merchandising arm of Twentieth Century Fox, thinks it might. The folks who made it possible to purchase "The Simpsons" skateboards, "Avatar" pinball...
  • An interview with 'Bravest Warriors' director Breehn Burns

    An interview with 'Bravest Warriors' director Breehn Burns
    I return again, compulsively, to the subject of "Bravest Warriors," a Web-based cartoon series about four teenage heroes — Chris, Beth, Wallow and Danny by name — in the intergalactic, multi-plane 31st century. It is one of the best things,...
  • Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'

    Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'
    Fox Broadcasting is overhauling much of its prime-time lineup after a disappointing season. The network, which endured steep declines in overall viewers and in the coveted 18-to-49-year-old  demographic, said it will premiere 12 new shows next season....
  • Stephen Hawking displays great comic timing with John Oliver

    Stephen Hawking displays great comic timing with John Oliver
    If the key to comedy is in the timing, then you'd think a man without the ability to speak would be at a severe disadvantage. But as Stephen Hawking demonstrated on "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday, he has a higher understanding of time and timing than...