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  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Whoa, mama! First day of 'Simpsons' marathon sets FXX ratings record

    Homer Simpson may not be much of an athlete, but he and his family are running one heck of an ultramarathon for FXX. In Day 1 of the longest programming marathon in TV history, 34 reruns of old episodes of "The Simpsons" shattered ratings records...
  • 'The Simpsons' set to invade the Hollywood Bowl

    'The Simpsons' set to invade the Hollywood Bowl
    When you gather some of the top creative names behind "The Simpsons" in one room, a reporter's questions tend to get buried under rapid-fire one-liners, overlapping anecdotes and boisterous laughter. ¬°Ay caramba! But who would expect otherwise from a...
  • Fall TV 2014: Premiere dates for new and returning shows

    It's time to rev up those DVRs. Here's a rundown of premiere dates for new and returning shows to help you get with the program this fall. (Dates and times subject to change): Sept. 6 "The Chair" (11 p.m., Starz) Sept. 7 "Utopia" (8 p.m., Fox)...
  • TV ratings: 'The Simpsons' marathon a winner for FXX

    Nothing for Homer to "D'oh!" about in the ratings for the recent "The Simpsons" marathon on FXX. The 552-episode, 12-day marathon of the cartoon elevated FXX to the top of the cable network heap among the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic over that...
  • Movies Help Make Lego the World's Largest Toymaker

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Licenses to "Star Wars," "The Simpsons," DC and Marvel's superheroes, and its own films like "The Lego Movie" have helped make Lego the world's largest toy company when it comes to revenue and profits, beating Mattel and...
  • South Korea's Studio Mir Inks Multi-Series Deal With DreamWorks Animation

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SEOUL -- Korean animation firm, Studio Mir has forged a 4-year contract with DreamWorks Animation spanning four animated TV series. Each series is expected to be a 78-episode 2-D show. Significantly, the two companies are set...
  • Korea's Studio Mir Inks Multi-Series Deal With DreamWorks Animation

    SEOUL -- South Korean animation firm, Studio Mir has forged a 4-year contract with DreamWorks Animation spanning four animated TV series. Each series is expected to be a 78-episode 2-D show. Significantly, the two companies are set to co-develop and co-...
  • Weekly Ratings: 'Simpsons' Marathon Puts FXX Atop Week's Cable Rankings in Young Adults

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Simpsons" has helped put FXX on the TV map for many Americans, as a marathon of the long-running animated comedy lifted the nascent network to ratings heights. Last week, FXX was the top-rated primetime cable network in...
  • VMA Awards, Rising 'Big Brother' Top Week's Ratings

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CBS' "Big Brother" had its best week of the summer and claimed the top three series spots in the weekly demo rankings, but it was no match for MTV's "Video Music Awards." Though it was down from last year, the Sunday awards...
  • Meg Ryan Buys NYC Loft from 'Simpsons' Actor (EXCLUSIVE)

    BUYER: Meg Ryan SELLER: Hank Azaria LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $8,000,000 SIZE: 4,000-ish square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: In 2005 celebrity real estate gossip column regular Hank Azaria paid self-portraiting superstar...