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  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: "Arrow" on CW.

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: "Arrow" on CW.
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Arrow Slade (Manu Bennett) makes...
  • Fox's Tuesday Comedies Gobbled Up By the Olympics

    Fox's first-run comedies struggled to attract much of an audience Tuesday opposite the Winter Olympics as NBC again easily beat its combined broadcast competition. According to Nielsen estimates, Olympics action including figure skating, snowboarding and...
  • AMC's 'The Walking Dead' snatches Sunday ratings medal from Olympics

    AMC's 'The Walking Dead' snatches Sunday ratings medal from Olympics
    Baby Judith is alive and well, and so is "The Walking Dead" on AMC. Sunday night's original episode, entitled "Inmates," attracted 13.3 million viewers, making it the No. 1 regularly scheduled entertainment program for the night. As impressive, the...
  • Will Forte to star in new Fox comedy 'Last Man on Earth'

    Will Forte to star in new Fox comedy 'Last Man on Earth'
    Former "Saturday Night Live" performer Will Forte will star in the title role of a new Fox comedy "Last Man on Earth" that will premiere during the middle of the next broadcast season. Forte, who has earned positive notices for his supporting role in...
  • Talking TV: How did Jimmy Fallon do?

    Talking TV: How did Jimmy Fallon do?
    After weeks, months and even years of hype, Jimmy Fallon took over the "Tonight Show" on Monday night, right smack in the middle of the Winter Olympics, which was itself marked by the return of pink eye survivor Bob Costas.  So, how'd he do?  Well, he...
  • Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations

    Sochi Olympics audience levels exceed NBC's expectations
    Despite Bob Costas' persistent eye infection, a heat wave in Sochi and slightly lower NBC prime-time numbers compared with four years ago, NBCUniversal executives are giving the Winter Olympics a high score. Audience levels have exceeded the network's...
  • NBC's Olympics Ratings Healthy While Its Host Is On the Mend

    In sports parlance, Bob Costas remains day-to-day for NBC. The longtime NBC Olympics host continues to be sidelined due to an eye infection that has left him "very frustrated," according to of Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group. Lazarus spoke...
  • Get ready -- 2014 is the year of the biblical epic!

    "IF the soundtrack of America's love affair with the Beatles began with 'I Want to Hold Your Hand,' its first, indelible visual backdrop was New York City. From the 4,000 fans who greeted them on February 7th at JFK airport -- newly named in memory of the...
  • Sports stars go to bat for Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch

    Sports stars go to bat for Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch
    Harry Caray's Restaurant Group once again teamed up with sports stars from the past and present (and a former “Desperate Housewives” actor) for the newest addition to the Harry Caray family. The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, former Blackhawk...
  • Olympics 2014: What's wrong with Bob Costas' eye?

     
    If you tuned into the first 2014 Winter Olympics primetime broadcast on NBC Thursday (Feb. 6), you may have noticed that host Bob Costas was looking a little wonky in one eye....
  • Finally, a wistful Jay Leno does go gently out of that late night

    Finally, a wistful Jay Leno does go gently out of that late night
    Thursday night, for the second time, Jay Leno resigned his commission on "The Tonight Show," which he had captained from 1992, with time off for Conan O'Brien. A victim of time, of corporate self-interest and the phenomenon that is his successor,...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Costas, Remnick, Posner on what Putin wants

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Costas, Remnick, Posner on what Putin wants
    [Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...