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  • Russi Taylor, the voice and personality of Minnie Mouse

    Russi Taylor, the voice and personality of Minnie Mouse
    When she was a young girl, Russi Taylor and her family visited Disneyland, where she had a close and remarkable encounter with Walt Disney himself. "It was night time and we had just gotten off of the Mark Twain boat ride. There was a man sitting on the...
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame 2015 Honorees Revealed

    Will Ferrell and Melissa McCarthy are among the 30 honorees selected to receive a star on Hollywood's the Walk of Fame in 2015, the Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced Thursday morning. Jennifer Garner, Peter Jackson, Eugenio Derbez, Daniel...
  • Stephen Hawking displays great comic timing with John Oliver

    Stephen Hawking displays great comic timing with John Oliver
    If the key to comedy is in the timing, then you'd think a man without the ability to speak would be at a severe disadvantage. But as Stephen Hawking demonstrated on "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday, he has a higher understanding of time and timing than...
  • TV ratings: 'Resurrection' season finale up slightly as ABC wins

    TV ratings: 'Resurrection' season finale up slightly as ABC wins
    The first season finale of the freshman drama "Resurrection" came to a close Sunday, helping ABC score a nightly victory in the ratings.  According to early numbers from Nielsen, nearly 7.9 million viewers overall tuned in to see the season closer for...
  • Fox Shakes Up Sunday Animation Block in Major Schedule Overhaul

    Fox will shake up its Sunday animation block for the first time in nearly a decade next fall, pairing live-action sitcoms "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and newcomer "Mulaney" on the night with "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy." Suffering ratings declines due to...
  • Bill Plympton Takes Annecy Animation Fest by Storm

    Some people go on vacation in June. Bill Plympton goes to Annecy. The man dubbed the King of Indie Animation is a popular draw at the famed French animation festival, which he's attended since 1985. "That's when I started discovering the potential of...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • An interview with 'Bravest Warriors' director Breehn Burns

    An interview with 'Bravest Warriors' director Breehn Burns
    I return again, compulsively, to the subject of "Bravest Warriors," a Web-based cartoon series about four teenage heroes — Chris, Beth, Wallow and Danny by name — in the intergalactic, multi-plane 31st century. It is one of the best things,...
  • 'Game of Thrones': Most gruesome fight ever?

    'Game of Thrones': Most gruesome fight ever?
    UPDATED: The Mountain vs. the Viper was one of the most horrific fights in TV history. Did HBO's "Game of Thrones" set a new standard for gruesome theatrics? The fight was shocking, surprising and another classic "Games" moment. The HBO drama did...
  • Judd Apatow, Matt Weiner, John Wells Endorse Patric Verrone for Senate

    A long list of high-profile Hollywood writer-producers -- including Judd Apatow, Greg Daniels ("Parks and Recreation"), "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner and "The West Wing" showrunner John Wells -- are backing Patric Verrone's campaign for the state...
  • Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'

    Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'
    Fox Broadcasting is overhauling much of its prime-time lineup after a disappointing season. The network, which endured steep declines in overall viewers and in the coveted 18-to-49-year-old  demographic, said it will premiere 12 new shows next season....
  • Jack Bauer returns, Barbara Walters exits

    Jack Bauer returns, Barbara Walters exits
    May is the busiest month for television, and the action starts early this year. The May sweeps begin Thursday and run through May 21, the official end of the season. What to expect? The broadcast networks unveil their fall lineups the week of May 12...