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  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony
    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
  • End of Olympics, Start of 'Amazing Race' Soft on Busy Night That Includes Daytona 500

    A delayed Daytona 500 race on Fox only added to another crowded Sunday -- with options including NBC's closing night of Olympics coverage, AMC's "The Walking Dead" and the finale of PBS' "Downton Abbey" -- and may have contributed to the soft premiere...
  • NBC Averages 21.4 Million Viewers for Sochi Olympics, Down From Vancouver

    NBC and Nielsen were expected to release more detailed ratings information on Tuesday, but preliminary estimates show the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics averaging a strong 21.4 million viewers in primetime. While down 12% from the 24.4 million who watched on...
  • Gendler, Connolly Upped at AMC/Sundance Channel Global

    MADRID - Two of the executives who are shaping AMC/Sundance Channel Global's roll-out around the world have been upped at the company, Gail Gendler to vice president, acquisitions, and Patrick Connolly to VP, programming and scheduling. Both will...
  • Why late-night kingdoms are tricky to pass along

    Why late-night kingdoms are tricky to pass along
    Being as Queen Elizabeth I, the so-called Virgin Queen, had no heirs, issues of succession loomed large in William Shakespeare's day. The fellow wrote constantly of what did and did not constitute "fair sequence," to borrow a phrase from "Richard II,"...
  • Was Bob Costas' Olympics eye infection caused by botched Botox?

     
    There's a new theory floating around as to the cause of Bob Costas' eye infection that sidelined him from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: botox....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Grim Sleeper' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Nightline Prime The late night newsmagazine...
  • ESPN, FOX Lead Sports Emmy Awards Noms

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have announced the nominees for the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards. ESPN leads with the most network nominations at 30, followed by FOX with 18. HBO has 15 noms, and NBC and NBCSN are tied with 14. Hulu...
  • 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...
  • Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut

    Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut
    Seth Meyers took the “Late Night” stage Monday night like a man who didn’t have anything to prove. His approach to his hosting debut was suggestive not of a much-hyped beginning, but of a Tuesday night show a couple of years into a...
  • Olympics: Sickly Bob Costas still wins ratings race

    Olympics: Sickly Bob Costas still wins ratings race
    UPDATED: It will be a different Olympics without Bob Costas Tuesday night. Suffering pinkeye, he will vacate his hosting duties to Matt Lauer of "Today." But Costas and NBC easily won Monday night by averaging 22.4 million viewers in prime time,...
  • Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics

    Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics
    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are quickly becoming known for the offbeat moments and social media attention as much as the competitions themselves. From the poor condition of Sochi hotel rooms to U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner's negative...