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  • CBS Haunts Friday Ratings

    Fast National ratings for Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 The annual NBC showing of "It's a Wonderful Life" wasn't so wonderful in the ratings. Instead CBS and "Ghost Whisperer" got their Nielsen wings Friday. CBS averaged a 5.8 rating/10 share for the night,...
  • Debating public policy at the Nassau County Legislature

     
    Members of the Nassau County Legislature wrestled with several thorny issues at Monday???s meeting, debating tax policy, debt-to-spending ratios, tax certiorari and the environment ??? to name just a few. It may not have drawn comparisons to Jimmy Smith.....
  • Dodgers, Braves Tie for Pennant

     
    The Dodgers and Braves would meet in a best-of-three playoff series to determine the National League representative in the World Series. Both teams won their regular-season finales to stay tied for first. The Dodgers beat the Cubs, 7-1, and the Braves...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Coraline' leads Annie noms | DGA lifetime kudo to Norman Jewison | Sandra Bullock saluted by Santa Barbara filmfest

     
    • Brad Brevet comments on today's announcement of nominations for the 37th annual Annie Awards, noting, "Focus Features' 'Coraline' topped the list of feature nominees with 10, with Pixar's 'Up' following with nine and Disney's 'Princess and the Frog'...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Alice' concludes on SyFy

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 6 - 12, in PDF format This week's TV Movies THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Caterina Scorsone stars as a young woman trapped in a fantasy world in the conclusion......
  • Interesting afterlife in 'The Lovely Bones'

     
    "The Lovely Bones" is a less descriptive title for Peter Jackson's adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel than, say, "Dead Alive" or "Heavenly Creatures" -- the names of the two low-budget features that first got him noticed in the U.S. But you don't buy...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: Rufus Wainwright is profiled in a new documentary

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20-26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies OPERATIC: In the new documentary "Rufus Wainwright: Prima Donna," the eccentric musician prepares his opera, "Prima Donna," and recalls his childhood......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: AMC offers a Crosby/Kaye holiday classic

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies DREAMING: Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye star in a marathon of the 1954 holiday favorite 'White Christmas' (9 and......
  • Monday's TV Highlights: NBC gives it the old college try with 'Community'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies BACK TO SCHOOL: NBC offers a quartet of episodes of its new college-themed sitcom "Community" starring Joel McHale,......
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Jan. 30, 1941: Frank Capra tried to show a print of his first film, "Fultah Fisher's Boarding House," and "found the film had completely disintegrated. He'll pay almost anything for another print," Hedda Hopper says ... Hey, it's Trixie Friganza!...
  • Oscar nominations: Fascinating facts, figures and milestones

     
    With invaluable assistance from our many forum posters, here are interesting stats about this year's nominations for the Oscars. Nine not so fine: "Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" lead this year's derby with nine nominations each; "Nine" managed just four...
  • Quiz: Who won the most Oscars for directing?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: John Ford won the most Oscars for directing (four): "The Quiet Man," 1952; "How Green Was My Valley," 1941; "The Grapes of Wrath," 1940; "The Informer," 1935....