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  • The end of an era: No more Saturday morning cartoons

    The end of an era: No more Saturday morning cartoons
     An era ended this weekend, and I completely missed it. Gizmodo, in a fine story you can read by clicking here, noted this was the first weekend in who-knows-how-many generations in which there was no Saturday morning cartoon programming on American...
  • 'Walking Dead': Top of the world, Ma!

    'Walking Dead': Top of the world, Ma!
    You really, really liked the season premiere of "The Walking Dead." The zombies overtook football. The chilling and rousing stop at Terminus sent AMC's zombie drama to the top of Sunday's ratings in Central Florida. The fifth-season premiere drew 250,...
  • Broadcast networks encouraged by better than expected ratings

    Broadcast networks encouraged by better than expected ratings
    Fox needed help in the TV ratings this fall, and it got some from a nice kid named Bruce Wayne. "Gotham" is a live-action prequel that tells the story of how young crime victim Bruce grew up to become the comic superhero Batman. It also illustrates...
  • Former 'SNL' actress Jan Hooks dies at 57

    Former 'SNL' actress Jan Hooks dies at 57
    Actress Jan Hooks, best known for portraying first ladies Hillary Clinton, Betty Ford and Nancy Reagan on "Saturday Night Live" in the 1980s, died in New York, the office of her agent Lisa Lieberman said on Thursday. She was 57. Hooks performed...
  • '60 Minutes' dog fetches big audience

    UPDATED: The brilliant border collie came through Sunday night for "60 Minutes." Chaser was a hit with viewers, according to ratings locally and nationally. The CBS news magazine averaged 14.2 million viewers for the Chaser report by Anderson Cooper,...
  • TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' helps NBC win the night

    TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' helps NBC win the night
    "Sunday Night Football" championed TV ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen. The Cincinnati Bengals-New England Patriots game, which aired from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. PDT on NBC, earned a rating of 6.9 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic....
  • Danny Elfman bringing back Tim Burton-themed Halloween concert

    Danny Elfman bringing back Tim Burton-themed Halloween concert
    Jack Skellington is back. Or rather, Danny Elfman is. The movie composer is bringing back his Halloween concert of music from the movies of Tim Burton, with performances scheduled for the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles and the...
  • 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...
  • 20th Century Fox TV chiefs Walden, Newman to helm Fox network

    20th Century Fox TV chiefs Walden, Newman to helm Fox network
    Fox Broadcasting is getting new leadership. The network, which is coming off a disappointing season, will be overseen by Gary Newman and Dana Walden, the co-chairmen of 20th Century Fox Television, the television production unit of 21st Century Fox,...
  • 21st Century Fox wants one big happy TV family with new structure

    21st Century Fox wants one big happy TV family with new structure
    In restructuring its television operations, 21st Century Fox is hoping to create one big happy family that will put more hits on the Fox network while continuing to make shows for rival networks as well. The new unit, dubbed Fox Television Group, will...
  • Producers Endorse New Fox Presidents: "They Really Know What They're Doing"

    The announcement that 20th Century Fox Television heads Dana Walden and Gary Newman would take the reins of Fox Broadcasting brought ringing endorsements from showrunners in their stable. "I've worked with them both for a while, and they really know what...