| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has realigned a big chunk of its television empire, bringing its syndication and distribution business under the control of two respected Fox executives, Dana Walden and Gary Newman.
Walden and Newman have jointly run...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Drunk History," which has lived on the website Funny or Die in fits and starts since 2007, graduates to television Tuesday, courtesy of Comedy Central. It is a strange business: a show in which people who have had too much to drink, for real, travel to...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The next TV season is weeks away, but advertisers have already crowned a few winners.
A Variety survey of commercial-ratings projections culled from four top ad-buying firms shows marketers expect NBC to handily have the biggest bumper crop of Sunday-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Fox has announced the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series.
"The X Factor" will kick off the season Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 with a two-night premiere event. Judges for the talent competition show this season will be Simon Cowell, Kelly...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Bart Simpson might tell police not to have a cow over graffiti in his likeness popping up around Naperville, but authorities say cleaning up the damage is costly.
There have been numerous reports of graffiti, especially in the downtown, during the month...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Universal Orlando officials have shared more details about the still-under-construction portions of its Springfield project, an area within Universal Studios theme park that brings to life the hometown of "The Simpsons" animated TV series.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Cleaning out my notebook of various Universal Orlando facts culled from media previews and observations this week.
+ I think the visual that will to stick with me from Thursday's grand opening of Transformers: The Ride -- 3D is the Black Diamond Jet...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Converse and "The Simpsons" have collaborated on a collection of Chuck Taylor All Stars that hit retail on June 15.
It seems completely appropriate that the longest-running scripted prime-time series in the history of American television would team up...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Before becoming a widely lauded songwriter, Jimmy Webb was just another aspiring musician living in a dingy Los Angeles apartment.
The Oklahoma transplant would wander from his low-rent flat in Silver Lake to a place that would inspire one of his most...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The late TV personality Huell Howser will be remembered Tuesday at a sunset memorial at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:54 PM
In the massively popular Cartoon Network series “Adventure Time,” veteran voice actor Tom Kenny plays Ice King, a curmudgeonly wizard ......
| May 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Along with other cool announcements like next summer's 24: Live Another Day, Kevin Reilly, chairman, entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company, this morning unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the upcoming 2013-14 season. Along with five live-action...