| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:12 PM
When he was tapped to run CNN a year ago, Jeff Zucker was supposed to help lift ratings at the 24-hour cable news network.
CNN last week plunged to its worst numbers since August 2012, months before Zucker, a former NBC boss, was brought...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:00 AM
In the 1937 promotional film "How Walt Disney Cartoons Are Made," an announcer describes some of the intricate work going into the studio's first feature-length film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," in a department called Inking and Painting.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees:
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
With a "Sunday Night Football" showdown between the Dallas Cowboys and the New Orleans Saints, NBC had no trouble breezing past the other major broadcast networks.
According to early numbers from Nielsen, which are subject to change because the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal."
The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:15 PM
She sent San Diego's departing Mayor Bob Filner some resignation "gifts" last week, among them a mirror, so he could see who was to blame for his downfall. This sort of made-for-TV event has been S.O.P. for lawyer Gloria Allred for more than 30 years....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Let's call it the least shocking plot twist of the year: Brian Griffin, the intelligent dog on Fox's long-running animated comedy "Family Guy" returned to the show on Sunday, ending three weeks of fan mourning.
The episode, "Christmas Guy," revealed...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
In what may be the perfect mash-up of retro-nostalgia with modern-day reality TV mania, you can now grow a "Duck Dynasty" beard via Chia Pet.
We caught a blurb about the Chia Willie and Chia Uncle Si handmade decorative planters on NBC's "Today" show...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Forget "The Walking Dead," "Homeland" or all the rest of the usual Sunday-night-TV sources of Monday buzz. The real shocker came from an unexpected place: Fox's long-running animated hit "Family Guy."
The development? After 11 1/2 seasons serving as the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:30 AM
WWE Studios and Film Roman have tag teamed to co-finance and co-produce the web series "Camp WWE," a comedy series aimed at adults that will revolve around what WWE's wrestlers were like as kids.
The companies will produce up to 13 three-minute...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:39 AM
D'oh! This one was a no-brainer: The Simpsons are now Legos.
Lego and Twentieth Century Fox Television announced this week they had reached a much-anticipated deal to turn everyone's favorite dysfunctional family into Lego bricks.
There are six mini-...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Is "The Blacklist" NBC's Holy Grail, the long-sought hit drama the network needs to finally rebuild its schedule?
Certainly NBC is making that case, and the show is being hailed as a breakthrough in media reports. Slate, calling the show "one of the...