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  • What's worth watching, and what's not, this fall

    DON'T MISS IT The show you can't miss this fall is not on network TV, cable or even Netflix. "Transparent," a dark comedy about the most dysfunctional family since the Bluths of "Arrested Development," belongs to Amazon Studios, which is fast becoming...
  • Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'

    Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'
    Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
  • 'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl

    'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl
    "The Simpsons" set up shop at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend -- and tens of thousands of loyal followers made the pilgrimage to witness the epochal event. Part ultimate fan concert, part musical gift to faithful viewers, "The Simpsons Take the...
  • TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' elevates NBC; 'Miss America' down 25%

    The 2015 Miss America competition lost the TV ratings crown to "Sunday Night Football," according to early Nielsen ratings. Down 25% from last year's pageant, the competition, won by Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, earned a rating of 1.5 among the key 18-...
  • Football Wins Sunday For NBC; 'Miss America' Tumbles on ABC

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Football dominated primetime's ratings action on Sunday, with CBS leading early with the conclusion of its late NFL doubleheader game and NBC winning the rest of the way with "Sunday Night Football." One of pigskin's victims...
  • TV picks for the week of Sept. 14-20

    What a weird week. A few new fall series roll out early on the networks (see my full preview of the new primetime season in Thursday's American-Statesman) and then, toward the end of the week, things really dry up. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday:...
  • 'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl

    'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl
    Few corners of the Earth have been safe from the cultural reach of “The Simpsons.” From Pakistan to Sweden to China, the American family that perhaps put the most fun into dysfunctional has delighted audiences - and confounded network and...
  • Springfield comes alive as 'The Simpsons' take over Hollywood Bowl

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Under the starry skies of Hollywood on Friday, the animated world of America's longest-running television series "The Simpsons" came alive through music and lively performances from the cast on stage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl....
  • Ken Burns not done yet as America's captivating history professor

    Anyone launching a course on U.S. history could do a whole lot worse than revolving the curriculum around the films of Ken Burns. For example, "The Civil War," the 1984 project that put Burns on the map, continues to be utilized in schools across the...
  • Music-Themed 'The Simpsons' Marathon to Air on FXX

    Just as America is recovering from FXX's recent 12-day marathon of every episode of the "The Simpsons," the cabler has set an eight-episode, music-themed marathon of the cartoon, beginning at 8 p.m. on Sept. 11. The marathon is tied to "'The Simpsons'...
  • Russian Cinema: Toon Boom Echoes, But Not Far Enough

    The russian animation sector is booming. Some 30 toon studios operate in the country, including Melnitsa Animation Studio, Riki Productions and Wizart Animation, and there are a range of high-quality animated features in the pipeline. The government is a...
  • 'The Simpsons' to Air in China for First Time in Pact with Sohu Video

    "The Simpsons" will air in China for the first time in the show's 26-season history thanks to a streaming pact between Fox and Sohu Video. The multi-year dealincludes the show's latest season, which bows Sept. 28 on Fox. The cartoon will be subtitled...