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  • 'Simpsons' executive producer Al Jean says upcoming death is permanent

    'Simpsons' executive producer Al Jean says upcoming death is permanent
    Al Jean, executive producer and show runner for Fox's long, long, long-running "The Simpsons," says the death that is coming to Springfield in the upcoming 26th season premiere will be permanent. "When we kill [a character], they stay dead," Jean said....
  • TV Ad Prices: Football, 'Walking Dead,' 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Blacklist' Top the List

    The flesh-eating creatures from AMC's gory "The Walking Dead" have started to eat into football's pricing power, according to Variety's annual analysis of primetime TV advertising costs. Advertisers are willing to pay more for a package of spots across...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV

     'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV
    Calling "Sesame Street" children's programming is like calling "Saturday Night Live" a sketch comedy show or "The Simpsons" a cartoon. Technically it may be accurate, but the label fails to grasp its wide and powerful reach in pop culture. Case in...
  • 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...
  • '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-...
  • 'The Simpsons': Five of the series' greatest musical moments

    'The Simpsons': Five of the series' greatest musical moments
    The music of "The Simpsons" will be in the spotlight starting Friday when the long-running Fox animated series takes over the Hollywood Bowl for a live concert extravaganza featuring songs performed by cast members and other guests, including Conan O'...
  • Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'

    Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'
    Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
  • 'The Simpsons' and 'Ray Donovan's' Hank Azaria on His First TV Role

    As "The Simpsons' " gruff barkeep Moe Szyslak -- and several other Springfieldians -- Hank Azaria has been a part of the longest-running American TV show almost since its inception. He's now wrapping a run in quite a different role, as the overly...